Author Archives: David Craig

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The Hidden Import of X-Men Origins: Wolverine

By | May 3, 2019 | Reviews

It would be very easy, almost cruel, to pen a review kicking the proverbial out of X-Men Origins: Wolverine. But honestly, what would any of us have to gain from that? There’s nothing negative to say about the movie that hasn’t already been said ad nauseam. The CGI. The Blob. Will.i.am. We get it, it’s […]

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“Dial H for Hero” #2

By | Apr 25, 2019 | Reviews

Wacky superheroes and wackier villains? Check. A mysterious rotary phone that won’t stop ringing? Check. It can only be another issue of “Dial H for Hero”! Written by Sam Humphries Penciled by Joe Quinones Colored by Jordan Gibson Lettered by Dave Sharpe On the road (in a food truck full of mayonnaise!) with the amazing […]

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“Spider-Man Life Story” #2

By | Apr 19, 2019 | Reviews

Welcome to the seventies! We’ve got disco and oversized technology, but that’s the least of Spider-Man’s worries in this issue… Written by Chip Zdarsky Penciled by Mark Bagley Inked by Drew Hennessey Colored by Frank D’Armata Lettered by VC’s Travis Lanham CAN PETER AND GWEN FIND HAPPINESS IN THE 1970s? The GREEN GOBLIN is out […]

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“Faithless” #1

By | Apr 12, 2019 | Reviews

Love, sex, magic. No longer content with being a bad Justin Timberlake song, Brian Azzarello puts these elements to much better use in this fascinating debut. Written by Brian Azzarello Illustrated and colored by Maria Llovet Lettered by AndWorld Design Faith. Sex. The Devil. Faith likes to dabble with magic. Her friends think it’s cute […]

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“Section Zero” #1

By | Apr 5, 2019 | Reviews

You think the “X-Men” have it bad? Wait until you hear how difficult life has been for this other team of super-powered misfits… Written by Karl Kesel and Tom Grummett Illustrated by Tom Grummett Colored by Ben Dimagmaliw Lettered by Comicraft’s Richard Starkings “GROUND ZERO,” Part One A team of fearless adventurers uncovers the secrets […]

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Black Widow #3 Reviews
“Black Widow” #3

By | Mar 29, 2019 | Reviews

This latest volume of “Black Widow” may not be for everyone, but the disturbing story from Jen and Sylvia Soska certainly picks up some steam in this issue. Written by Jen and Sylvia Soska Illustrated by Flaviano Colored by Veronica Gandini Lettered by VC’s Joe Caramagna VILLAINS, VILLAINS EVERYWHERE… The mysterious, self-proclaimed Prince of Madripoor […]

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“Captain Marvel” #3

By | Mar 22, 2019 | Reviews

She’s currently dominating the worldwide box office, but can Carol Danvers also boast a compelling ongoing series? After a wobbly start, Kelly Thompson’s fresh new run continues with its best issue to date. Written by Kelly Thompson Illustrated by Carmen Carnero Colored by Tamra Bonvillain Lettered by VC’s Clayton Cowles BUILD IT AND THEY WILL […]

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“Age of X-Man: Marvelous X-Men” #2

By | Mar 15, 2019 | Reviews

It would be fair to call Marvel’s sprawling “Age of X-Man” a decidedly mixed bag thus far. The tie-ins to this event have been passable at best, but can the flagship title continue pushing things in the right direction? Written by Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler Illustrated by Marco Failla Colored by Matt Milla Lettered […]

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“Domino Hotshots” #1

By | Mar 8, 2019 | Reviews

“Domino: Hotshots” brings together a somewhat random assortment of Marvel heroines under the pen of superstar writer Gail Simone. While she may have made her name on DC’s iconic “Birds of Prey”, it seems unlikely that this particular superteam will enjoy such a lasting legacy. Written by Gail Simone Illustrated by David Baldeón Colored by […]

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