Another weekend, another collection of sneak peeks from Marvel for titles arriving next week. In Part 2, you can treat your eyes to pages from MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: LAST OF THE MOHICANS 5, PUNISHER MAX ANNUAL 1, SUB-MARINER 4, THE ORDER 3, ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR 46, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN 114, X-MEN 203, and X-MEN: FIRST CLASS 4
Or – “Would It Be Unprofessional To Announce That This Issue Is My Last?” I often worry about the fine line between criticism and opinion, between “I don’t like it” and “I don’t get it.” Certainly, there’s no 100% reliable way to remove the subjectivity from my recaps, and I’ll always have my preferences and peccadilloes, but when a book comes out that obviously SOMEBODY thinks was a great idea, I wonder if it’s just me. The first issue of The Order left me cold, focusing on a character who is supposed to be a hero, but frankly comes across
The sneak peeks from Marvel Comics continues with Mystic Arcana: Scarlet Witch, Sensational Spider-Man 40, The Order 2, Thunderbolts 116, Ultimate Fantastic Four 45, World War Hulk: Gamma Corps 2, X-Men 202, and X-Men: First Class 3.
Or – “Somewhat Of A Mixed Bag…” In the wake of Civil War, a lot of hero teams have cropped up, most of which have a “hook” that makes them unconventional (and sometimes questionably heroic.) With fifty states needing super-teams, you’re eventually going to run a bit short on experienced super-types. After all, even Squirrel Girl has a steady gig now… But I can’t believe that anyone thought it was a good idea to protect the most populous state in the union with untrained celebutantes in the superhero version of American Idol. Sure, it’s an interesting hook, but the results