I can here you now, “You’re reviewing an eight page preview comic? You’re getting really lazy. You just hate writing synopses.” First, kudos to you for knowing that “synopses” is the correct plural of synopsis. Second, yes writing the synopsis for a Review of Old Comics is the hardest part of writing this column. That
With The Force Awakens nigh, the interest in all things Star Wars is increasing. In case you didn't notice among all of the trailers, toys, novels and fan theories, Marvel is producing a regular series set firmly between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. Written by Jason Aaron, known for his work on Southern Bastards and Thor, among many other comics, the book sits firmly near the top of the sales charts every month. However, how does the latest issue hold up?
ALL-NEW X-MEN #35 BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) MAHMUD ASRAR (A) Cover by SARA PICHELLI 32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99 Solicitation: • The ALL-NEW X-MEN continue their adventure in the Ultimate Universe! • Guest-starring Miles Morales and scores of other Ultimate characters! • Will either universe ever be the same again? Review: Given this week's announcement, we have to look at this book in light of the upcoming Secret Wars. However, this issue was scheduled to come out two months ago, so it's not necessarily meant to be viewed in that light. Nevertheless, we know that the two universes are going to collide, merge, and then destroy each other, resulting in Battleworld.
ALL-NEW X-MEN #29 Brian Michael Bendis (writer) Stuart Immonen (pencils) Wade Von Grawbadger (inks) Marte Gracia, Jason Keith (colors) Stuart Immonen (c) FC • 32 pages • $3.99 After infiltrating the New Charles Xavier School, the Future Brotherhood – led by the son of Charles Xavier and Mystique have crushed the students and X-Men alike. As they all lay