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Brandon J. Griffin - Comic Book Critic
This week we get our first wave of the new era for The Defenders. Namor: The Best Defense #1 brings readers up to speed on the king of Atlantis. IMPERIUS REX!
The creative team from Marvel Legacy's Cable series reunite to give the big guy one last sendoff. X-Men: The Exterminated #1 acts as a bridge from Extermination to the upcoming X-Force series, but delivers much more.
Uncanny X-Men's triumphant return to Marvel Comics is a fast-paced, weekly thrill ride. Strap yourself in and try to keep up because missing a week could be costly.
It's been a long and enjoyable run with our adamantium-laced, grey-haired grump. Dead Man Logan #1 starts the final leg of his story. With the original Wolverine back in action, it was only a matter of time.
Uncanny X-Men is back and on a weekly basis. Everyone's favorite Marvel mutants are back in the proper place. Marvel's previous ResurreXion initiative was just a warm-up, now we're in for a real return to greatness.
Amazing Spider-Man #9 sees Spider-Man and Black Cat work on repairing their complicated friendship while Mary Jane goes on an important journey of her own.
Comic book superstar Donny Cates' Death Of The Inhumans story comes to a close with issue #5. With it's conclusion, a new era for Inhumans begins. One that isn't trying to replace the X-Men anymore.
The cosmic crossover epic from writer Gerry Duggan continues. With multiple infinity stones, mashed-up heroes and unlikely team-ups; this easily digestible adventure is an absolute blast.
Dark Horse brings fans of the Alien franchise a unique experience. 20th Century Fox Uncovered presents the unproduced screenplay of Alien 3 in comic book form. William Gibson, Johnnie Christmas and Tamra Bonvillain bring us the Aliens sequel we deserved.
Tom King's PTSD masterpiece marches on with Heroes In Crisis #2. There's a heavy emotional weight to DC's latest event story.
Writer Charles Soule continues his epic story bringing our classic Logan back into the scheme of things with Return Of Wolverine #2. This issue really heats up in the claw department, but not there's not much else going on.
The first big crossover event of Snyder's Justice League run is here. "Drowned Earth" begins now and comes with some major stakes and new frontiers.
The follow-up event to Dan Slott's epic Spider-Verse gets underway. Christos Gage's Spider-Geddon bursts out of the gate slinging plenty of webs.
Peter Parker's supervillain roommate from hell earns himself a bit of trust and friendship. Amazing Spider-Man #7 continues the comedic chaos from last issue and develops Boomerang even further.
Writer Nick Spencer takes a break from his usual Amazing Spider-Man collaborator and enlists longtime Spidey artist Humberto Ramos. The resulting issue delivers an all-time great comedic Spidey moment in a flat-out hilarious issue.
Writer Tom King and artist Clay Mann take us on a journey of examination. Heroes In Crisis #1 starts us with a barrage of questions. What is the price that superheroes pay to be our saviors?
Our favorite adamantium-bonded mutant is finally back, and in spectacular fashion. Return Of Wolverine #1 explodes and satisfies, completely drenched in blood.
Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli dive into what the Future Foundation have been up to all this time. Fantastic Four #2 is the reunion we've been waiting for, but is it in a hurry to get somewhere?
Spencer & Ottley are quickly becoming Marvel's top pairing. Amazing Spider-Man #5 does so much without overexerting itself. This series should drag people back to superhero comics that have moved on from the genre.
Now that Alex Summers has his team of not-X-Men together, they get caught in the middle of a Reavers war with the O.N.E. organization. Astonishing X-Men continues Havok's haphazard journey to becoming a hero once again.