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Preview: ‘Avengers: Ultron Forever’ #1

ULTRON FOREVER Beings Here! Your New Look at AVENGERS: ULTRON FOREVER #1
Time-Travelling Avengers Take on Ultron This April!

This April, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes assemble from across time and space to take on the greatest threat of our past, present and future! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look inside AVENGERS: ULTRON FOREVER #1 – the first chapter in a three-part epic Avengers event! Writer Al Ewing (Captain America & The Mighty Avengers) and legendary artist Alan Davis assemble a new team of Avengers for an epic tale that should not be missed! Continue reading Preview: ‘Avengers: Ultron Forever’ #1

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Review: Avengers 34.1

Avengers 34.1

Written by Al Ewing

Art by Dale Keown, Norman Lee, and Jason Kieth

This week Marvel has decided to put out a special five dollar .1 issue of the Avengers. Is this a necessary part of Hickman’s great epic? No. Is it worth the five bucks? Most likely not. Is it a good read, though? Actually, it is a really good read, but only if you like introspective thought and character development more than action. Continue reading Review: Avengers 34.1

Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: September 10th, 2014

outright-geekery Logo NewNew Comics Wednesday is upon us again, and some of us here at Outright Geekery are running down the top pick on our comic stacks for this week. What are you looking forward to reading this week? Continue reading Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: September 10th, 2014

Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: July 9th, 2014

outright-geekery Logo NewNew Comics Wednesday is upon us again, and some of us here at Outright Geekery are running down the top pick on our comic stacks for this week. What are you looking forward to reading this week?


Jules: Death Vigil #1

STJEPAN SEJIC! Easily one of my favorite artist of Witchblade is back with a brand new miniseries on Image! Gifted? Join the Death Vigil in their ongoing war against the ever-growing power of the Primordial Enemy! The only catch is you have to die first. Become a corporeal immortal Death Knight and obtain reality-altering weaponry in the never-ending battle between good and evil. I’m intrigued and ready to pick it up are you?

Death Vigil 1

DEATH VIGIL #1 (of 8)
story / art / cover: STJEPAN SEJIC
JULY 9 / 48 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
Forty pages of story and art in this contemporary fantasy adventure series written and painted by STJEPAN SEJIC. Gifted? Join the Death Vigil in their ongoing war against the ever-growing power of the Primordial Enemy! The only catch is you have to die first. Become a corporeal immortal Death Knight and obtain reality-altering weaponry in the never-ending battle between good and evil.


Taylor: Thor & Loki: The Tenth Realm #1 (or Original Sins 5.1 or whatever)

As an unabashed fan of Thor, I’ve got a keen interest in this story, which aims to introduce a fairly major change to the status quo. Introducing Angela as Thor’s sister could be either a great or a terrible idea, and this initial story will go a long way in determining which. In any event, I have a great deal of trust in Jason Aaron, and Al Ewing has been solid on the Loki book, so it’ll be interesting to see how this collaboration works out.

Original Sin 5.1

THOR & LOKI: THE TENTH REALM #1 (of 5)
Writers: Jason Aaron/Al Ewing
Artist: Simone Bianchi

• Thanks to the events of ORIGINAL SIN, the deepest secret of the Nine Realms is revealed… a Tenth Realm!

• Thor and Loki embark on a quest to discover this strange new world — and the sister Thor never knew he had… Angela!

• But can Loki be trusted? And will brother and sister murder each other before the truth comes out?


Christian: Detective Comics #33

With Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato on this title I knew the art was going to be amazing, but it’s truly surprising that the Icarus story-arc in the current run of Detective Comics is just a wonderful Batman story. With all the Bat-family showing up in Batman Eternal, and Batman proper being a tale of old, I’m really happy that there’s still a Batman book that just stars Batman in a fun adventure.

Detective Comics 33

DETECTIVE COMICS #33
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:25 variant cover by TONY MOORE
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
In “Icarus” part four, Batman must contend with a gang war between The Squid and the Kings of the Sun before it consumes all of Gotham City! But can even the World’s Greatest Detective defuse a blood feud that’s about to go nuclear?


Gaumer: All-New X-Men #29

It’s a light week for me, but there are still plenty of gems in my stack. Despite great potential in Original Sin #5.1 and amazing art in Detective Comics #33, I’m most looking forward to the siege of the New Xavier School continue in All-New X-Men. Bendis is teetering on the brink of a cliff of time-traveling tropes, and whether he makes it across or falls off the edge, it’s going to be interesting.

All-New X-Men 29

ALL-NEW X-MEN #29
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (WRITER)
STUART IMMONEN (ARTIST)
Issue #29 – GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY ARTIST VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
• Past, present and future collide as the Future Brotherhood exacts their final judgment on the All-New X-Men.
• Plus, Angel takes control!
32 PGS. Rated T …$3.99


Those are our picks, what’s on the top of your stack this Wednesday?

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Review: Mighty Avengers #5

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Mighty Avengers #5

Writer: Al Ewing

Pencils; Greg Land

The dust settles, the team is being built, new headquarters ready, now who’s gonna lead the team? If Spidey get’s his way it’ll be the Superior Avengers, or will Luke Cage get to lead his Mighty Avenger for hire? Elsewhere we have Spectrum, Ronin, Lil Power Man, and White Tiger taking care of some business or the dark magic variety. A battle of whits and fist begins between the Cages and Superior Spider-man and his henchmen. Spectrum lets us in on how the mysterious new Ronin tends to slip away when he gets what he wants done. Lurking in the shadows a woman who via Terrigen Mist now how the ability to slow down time to a stop. This title has been awesome, but this issue didn’t live up to the Mighty things I’ve been enjoying in this title

The Good

I flat out loved the fight between PowerMan(Luke Cage) and Power Woman(Jessica Jones) and the Superior! Oh and the Sensational She-Hulk stepping and dropping some legality on Spidey was just awesome! I’m always down for the appearance of the real She-Hulk. Al Ewing def cement’s his team with the way he writes them, it just feels like the title it’s supposed to be. I don’t feel like any character feels unnecessary on the team.

The Bad

Of course Greg Land’s art is gonna be the first thing I complain about, it’s just nasty. Why does everyone have to be posing, and the backgrounds all blurry. This issue was cool but def slowed the pace down after the first four. It kinda dragged its feet on the carpet but at least it worked up some static to give me a little shock. Not enough Falcon, everything could always use more Falcon. Seriously, Marvel let me write a Falcon title, or a Hank Pym title.

The Verdict

I still maintain this is a solid title, it may have lulled a little in this issue, but even so this issue does pack a punch. Cages vs Superior Spider-man, She-Hulk stepping in. Everyone else dealing with a three headed dogmanthing, and this was the slow issue. I def recommend this title, Al Ewing is making very cool moves in this title and I do expect good things coming out of this title soon. This one was a wait for the trade kinda issue.