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Taskmaster #2

Fred Van Lente strikes again with a fantastic re-invention of an old villain.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Jefte Palo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 11th, 2010

Chaos War #1

“He was the whole universe before the beginning of everything and he longs to return to that condition.” So speaks Hercules. And people listen. After they get done snickering.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Tom Palmer, Reilly Brown, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2010

Taskmaster #1

Taskmaster has so much going on that he can’t remember what he had for dinner. Kind of like Dory from “Finding Nemo,” except Taskmaster knows kung fu.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Jefté Palo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 3rd, 2010

Shadowland: Power Man #1

During the events of Shadowland, a new hero calling himself “Power Man” arrives on the scene.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 23rd, 2010

Iron Man Legacy #5

“War of the Iron Men” ends in this issue, with the introduction of a new hero, and the clearing of Tony Stark’s good name.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 6th, 2010

Hercules: Fall of an Avenger #2

The time for mourning has past. Athena now calls for action from her newest champion, Amadeus Cho.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Paul Tobin
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Reilly Brown, Jason Paz, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2010

Iron Man Legacy #1

Stark finds himself at war with someone using Stark technology for evil – or so it seems.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Allen Martinez, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 18th, 2010

Marvel Zombies 5 #1

Can they keep the over-ripe Marvel Zombies franchise fresh? Yes, they can.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Kano, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 6th, 2010

Hercules: Fall of an Avenger #1

I blame everyone who didn't buy "The Incredible Hercules" for its cancellation and this resulting mini-series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Paul Tobin
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Reilly Brown, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 17th, 2010

Web of Spider-Man #6

"Web of Spider-Man" has been set up as an appetizer to the goings-on in "Amazing Spider-Man" with a side of "Spider-Girl" to cleanse the palette.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Tom DeFalco, Zeb Wells
Artists:
Jefte Palo, Ron Frenz, Sal Buscema, Xurxo Penalta
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 9th, 2010

Amazing Spider-Man #622

Morbius and Flash Thompson offer Spider-Man a break from the deluge of foes he's faced recently. Yes, Morbius and Flash Thompson.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Greg Weisman
Artists:
Joe Quinones, Luke Ross
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 24th, 2010

The Incredible Hercules #139

"Incredible Hercules" this month is little more than two teams meeting and fighting, but it's an awfully entertaining fight.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi, Reilly Brown
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 26th, 2009

Amazing Spider-Man #615

Javier Pulido swings into town and makes Fred Van Lente's script sparkle.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Javier Pulido
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 20th, 2009

Web of Spider-Man #3

"Web of Spider-Man" continues to investigate the past of some of fan-favorite foes of Spider-Man. This issue focuses on the Rhino.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Tom DeFalco, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Nick Dragotta, Ron Frenz, Sal Buscema, Val Semeiks, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 9th, 2009

Incredible Hercules #138

"MAMATHOOOOOM!" With some of the best onomatopoeia in comics today, the thunder rolls across the heavenly pages of "Incredible Hercules".

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Jeff Parker
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi, Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 24th, 2009

Deadpool #899

There are some good bits in "Deadpool Team-Up," but it's not half as funny as it promises to be.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred van Lente
Artists:
Dalibor Talajic
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2009

Assault on New Olympus #1

Marvel's other big story begins right here. While "Dark Reign" thunders on, a story with great characters and lasting repercussions is brewing right here. All that plus a full day's supply of "Agents of Atlas."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Jeff Parker
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi, Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 8th, 2009

The Incredible Hercules #137

This issue of "Incredible Hercules" follows the continuing journey of Amadeus Cho. The decisions he makes here will play out in these pages for a long time to come.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 27th, 2009

The Incredible Hulk #603

"Incredible Hulk" makes both Skaar and Daken interesting. Bet you didn't think that was even possible.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith, Michael Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 26th, 2009

The Incredible Hercules #136

"Incredible Hercules" is even better than your friends are telling you. And that's before you include gods giving each other wedgies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Reilly Brown, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 19th, 2009

Marvel Zombies Return #1

Zombie Spider-Man arrives in a 60s-inspired Marvel Universe -- and chaos, naturally, ensues.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Nick Dragotta
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 6th, 2009

The Incredible Hulk #601

Bruce Banner is back in action, and dealing with his first problem -- Skaar, the son of the Hulk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Michael Ryan
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 31st, 2009

Incredible Hercules #133

“Incredible Hercules” is bi-weekly and the spotlight falls on Amadeus Cho here as he searches for his missing sister and the murderers of his parents.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 25th, 2009

Dark Reign: Mr. Negative #3

We finally learn the origin of Mr. Negative, as he out-maneuvers the Hood.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Gianluca Gugliotta
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 24th, 2009

Incredible Hercules #132

Though not as good as everyone hyped it up to be, “Incredible Hercules” #132 has some funny moments and is a fun, enjoyable read.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Reilly Brown, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 11th, 2009

Dark Reign: Mr. Negative #1

Mister Negative takes on the Hood in a turf war as Dark Reign catches up with the Spideyverse in a big way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Gianluca Gugliotta
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 21st, 2009

Incredible Hercules #129

Herc and Amadeus journey into the underworld, but it's a bit different than you might expect.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Ryan Stegman, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 31st, 2009

Marvel Zombies 4 #1

A new Midnight Sons team take on the ridiculous Marvel Zombies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 14th, 2009

All-New Savage She-Hulk #1

There's a new She-Hulk in town with a mission to find the greatest "Overman" of all, but she has to do so before time runs out.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Peter Vale, Robert Atkins, Nelson Pereira, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 7th, 2009

Amazing Spider-Man #589

The Spot returns, for what it's worth, and it turns out it's worth a lot if you like good Spider-Man stories with humor and pathos.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Paulo Siqueira, Amilton Santos
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 27th, 2009

X-Men: Noir #4

A strong finale to a series I had written off too early.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 16th, 2009

Hulk: Broken Worlds #1

An anthology comic that takes a look at various incarnations of the Hulk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Roy Thomas, Paul Benjamin, Peter David
Artists:
Clayton Henry, Herb Trimpe, Karl Kesel, Diego Latorre, Rodney Buchemi, Greg Adams
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 11th, 2009

Incredible Hercules #124

"The Incredible Hercules" continues to be the most entertaining book from Marvel that you're probably not actually reading.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Clayton Henry, Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2009

X-Men Noir #1

Van Lente's script isn't the freshest thing in the world, but Calero's overwrought artwork makes this issue completely lifeless.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 3rd, 2008

Eternals Annual #1

Fred Van Lente writes a better story than we've seen in the main title, but the art is a significant step backwards.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pascal Alixe
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 15th, 2008

Marvel Zombies 3 #2

Machine Man Aaron Stack gets the spotlight in this fun-filled bloodbath.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 5th, 2008

Marvel Zombies 3 #1

A surprisingly excellent start to another zombie series from Marvel.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 7th, 2008

Wolverine: First Class #6

"Wolverine: First Class" attempts to put the "all" back in "all ages" reads. Find out what Doug Zawisza and his oldest daughter, Amanda, think about this latest issue of the shared adventures of Logan and Kitty Pryde.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 2nd, 2008

Incredible Hercules #120

Drawing a close the "Sacred Invasion", Hercules and his God Squad are finally able to go face-to-face with the Skrulls' gods " Sl'gur't and Kly'bn -- in a hard-hitting adventure.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet, Greg Adams
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 20th, 2008

Skrulls vs. Power Pack #1

Even the little ones can't escape the effects of "Secret Invasion."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Chris Giarrusso
Artists:
Cory Hamscher, Chris Giarusso
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 30th, 2008

The Incredible Hercules #119

While the art is uneven, the story is a welcomed addition to an otherwise blah "Secret Invasion" event. "The Incredible Hercules" is a top tier Marvel book, deserving of more attention.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 24th, 2008

The Incredible Hercules #117

How many gods does it take to stop a Skrull invasion?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafael Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 23rd, 2008

Hulk Vs. Hercules: When Titans Collide #1

It’s Hulk vs. Hercules in a fight that apparently happened years ago. Could be worse, but ultimately you have to wonder what sort of comic it thinks it is. An annual? Regular part of the Hercules series? Who knows!?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Koi Pham, Paul Neary, Dennis Calero, Eric Nguyen, Reilly Brown, Carlos Cuevas, Terry Pallot, Bob Layton
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 29th, 2008

The Incredible Hercules #116

Mythologies clash in another good issue of this surprising series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 22nd, 2008

Wolverine: First Class #1

"Wolverine: First Class" is an inoffensive kid-friendly Learn-A-Lesson comic book from Marvel's rising star writer, Fred Van Lente.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Andrea Di Vito
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 26th, 2008
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