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The Mighty Thor #10

As Thor’s memory and power grows, Tanarus’s deception seems to weaken. But, will that be enough? I hope so!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Pepe Larraz
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 29th, 2012

Wolverine & the X-Men: Alpha and Omega #1

Instead of going to his PsychWar 101 class, Quentin Quire traps Wolverine and Armor in an alternate reality construct.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Roland Boschi, Dan Brown, Mark Brooks, Andrew Currie, Jay Leisten, Norman Lee, Ronda Pattison
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 6th, 2012

Battle Scars #2

Marcus Johnson gets taken into SHIELD custody. For about 5 minutes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost, Cullen Bunn, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 18th, 2011

Ultimate X-Men #4

While technically competent, this issue falls decidedly flat just when it should be ramping up.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 17th, 2011

The Mighty Thor #8

Who is this ‘Thor?’ Doesn’t Marvel mean “The Mighty Tanarus” #8?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Pasqual Ferry
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 26th, 2011

Battle Scars #1

Marcus Johnson returns home for his mother’s funeral and finds himself at the center of a super-powered battle -- over him!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost, Cullen Bunn, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 13th, 2011

Point One #1

The next year of Marvel does look like it will have some fun, but that fun isn’t in these pages except for the Watcher heist sequence.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Jeph Loeb, David Lapham, Chris Yost, Fred van Lente, Matt Fraction, Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Javier Pulido, Ed McGuinness, Roberto De La Torre, Ryan Stegman, Salvador Larocca, Terry Dodson, Bryan Hitch, Dexter Vines, Michael Babinski, Rachel Dodson, Paul Neary
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 9th, 2011

Spider-Island: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #3

Kung fu madness in Manhattan. Shang Chi proves his name.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Antony Johnston
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara, Leandro Fernandez, John Lukas
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 30th, 2011

Ultimate X-Men #2

Kitty Pryde (a.k.a. The Shroud), Rogue, Iceman, and the Human Torch battle Nimrod Sentinels in New York to little affect, and both heroes and villains seem to be taking direction from a higher power.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 13th, 2011

The Mighty Thor #6

Galactus vs. Asgard with only a pastor and Loki standing between the two.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales, Dexter Vines, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 2nd, 2011

Ultimate Comics X-Men #1

The relaunch of the Ultimate Marvel Universe continues with Nick Spencer crafting the tale of the mighty mutants.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 19th, 2011

Mighty Thor #5

The pace is a little slow, but there's no denying the epic in "Mighty Thor."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Khoi Pham, Mark Morales, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 3rd, 2011

Spider-Island: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1

A kung fu mystery delivered through some amazing art. You don’t need to meditate for 12 years on a snow-peaked mountain to know that’s great comics.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Antony Johnston
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara, John Lucas
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 3rd, 2011

The Mighty Thor #4

Odin and Galactus engage in battle the likes of which hasn’t been seen in comics in quite some time.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 31st, 2011

Fear Itself: Uncanny X-Force #1

Wolverine and X-Force take on the Purifiers, in one of the strongest "Fear Itself" tie-ins to date.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Simone Bianchi
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 10th, 2011

Fear Itself: Wolverine #1

Wolverine takes on a group of terrorists against the backdrop of Fear Itself.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Seth Peck
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 9th, 2011

The Mighty Thor #3

“Your little hammer and your temper tantrums will not save you from the hunger that does not cease.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 23rd, 2011

The Mighty Thor #2

Remember double-sized first issues? I miss those. And so does “The Mighty Thor” #2... or, should I say, #1 part two?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 29th, 2011

Ultimate Comics Avengers Vs. New Ultimates #4

The Death of Spider-Man continues. Then stops again quite quickly so that the Avengers/Ultimates can return to their own story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Stephen Segovia, Jerry Alanguilan, Jason Paz, Jeff Huet
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 23rd, 2011

X-Factor #219

Guido didn’t die, but Monet is still out for revenge. Fortunately for The Black Cat, that revenge lines up with a nice rescue mission.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Emanuela Lupacchino, Guillermo Ortega
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 21st, 2011

Captain America: Hail HYDRA! #5

HYDRA never stood a chance when written this generically. For shame.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Maberry
Artists:
Graham Nolan
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 6th, 2011

Age of X Universe #2

Killing mutants? Good. Killing mutant children? Not good. Gotta wait until they’re 18. Okay, maybe 16.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier, Chuck Kim
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Tom Palmer, Gabriel Hernandez Walta
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 2nd, 2011

Age of X Universe #1

Stories from the "Age of X" world, starring the Avengers and Spider-Man.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Si Spurrier, Jim McCann
Artists:
Koi Pham, Tom Palmer, Paul Davidson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 4th, 2011

Thor #620.1

Hey, it’s a ‘jumping-on’ issue before the finale of an almost year-long story! Written by two guys who don’t normally write “Thor!” Right before a relaunch next month! Makes sense, right?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Mark Brooks
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 24th, 2011

Captain America: Man Out of Time #5

“You know what Captain America says, Rogers: ‘There’s always a way.’”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Jorge Molina, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 23rd, 2011

Loki #4

Loki decides it’s better to be feared than loved. And it’s better to destroy than create. Coincidentally, those are also the mottos of the CBR review team.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara, Al Barrionuevo, Michel Lacombe, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 20th, 2011

Deadpool #33.1

Deadpool is hired to evict The Wrecker from a residential building.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Bong Dazo, Joe Pimental
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 7th, 2011

Wolverine #1000

Five stories make up this anthology one-shot featuring Wolverine. Two feature Werewolves, two are set during the war, and one is missed off the contents page entirely. Oh, well.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Spears, Jimmy Palmiotti, Sarah Cross, Vince Hernandez, Mark Simmons
Artists:
Timothy Green, Rafa Garres, Joao Lemos, Luke Ross, Mike Ryan
Reviewer:
James Hunt
February 14th, 2011

Captain America: Man Out of Time #3

“Your phones and computers and so forth. . . they’re definitely mad scientist gizmos, but they’re not the real achievement. It’s society itself. The freedom of the people. All people.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Jorge Molina, Karl Kesel, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 12th, 2011

Loki #2

Watch out Balder, Loki’s going to kil... oh. Too late.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 19th, 2010

Avengers vs. the Pet Avengers #3

You can see the end coming a mile away, but "Avengers vs. the Pet Avengers" is still charming in a silly sort of way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 17th, 2010

What If? Spider-Man #1

Peter Parker: Psychopath! He’s just one step away from becoming a serial killer, you know.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Sable
Artists:
Paul Azaceta, Matt Southworth
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 16th, 2010

Captain America & the Korvac Saga #1

“In case Captain America saving your backsides didn’t get the message across: robotic nutjobs are fast. Kids? Not so much.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ben McCool
Artists:
Craig Rousseau
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 11th, 2010

Captain America: Man Out of Time #1

Time to update Captain America's origin. . .

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Jorge Molina, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 3rd, 2010

Captain America #611

Seriously, a Soviet assassin is Captain America? Is Steve Rogers crazy?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Daniel Acuña, Filipe Andrade
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 31st, 2010

Loki #1

Loki should have had Mjolnir? PFT! Loki is such a liar! I hate that guy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artists:
Sebastián Fiumara, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 21st, 2010

Shadowland: Spider-Man #1

Spider-Man and Shang Chi take time out to halt Mr. Negative’s gangland advances.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Paulo Siqueira, Santos and Paris
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 11th, 2010

Thor: First Thunder #1

Marvel has been putting out more Thor that you can shake an enchanted Uru cane at. Alas, this is another good Thor story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Bryan J. L. Glass
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 16th, 2010

Thor #614

It’s Thor versus the Dísir as Kieron Gillen concludes his stint on the title.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 8th, 2010

Young Allies #4

The Bastards of Evil have kidnapped two members of the Young Allies and are going to execute them on live TV. Oh snap.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeón, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 3rd, 2010

Captain America #609

Captain America and Baron Zemo come face to face. Better call a doctor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Butch Guice, Rick Magyar, Andrew Hennessey, Filipe Andrade
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 26th, 2010

Thor #613

Considering the title is just biding time until Matt Fraction and Pasqual Ferry arrive, "Thor" has been a pleasant read.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Richard Elson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 26th, 2010

Thor: The Rage of Thor #1

After his father and friends believed the false accusations that he murdered innocent people, Thor leaves Asgard and everything falls apart without him.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Mico Suayan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 5th, 2010

Thor #612

Last issue, Thor seemed amped to go to Hell and fight some Disir. This issue, eh, everyone just wants to talk. What happened?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 29th, 2010

X-Men Hellbound #3

Will Magik be saved? Do you really think it could happen any other way so soon after the character was brought back? Me either.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Harvey Talibao, Tom Raney, Sandu Flores, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 17th, 2010

X-Men: Second Coming #2

This final issue of "Second Coming" is mostly epilogue, but it also sets up new status quos for most of the main mutant titles.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells, Mike Carey, Craig Kyle, Chris Yost, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Ibraim Roberson, Esad Ribic, Greg Land, Jay Leisten, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 14th, 2010

Young Allies #2

"Young Allies" reminds me a lot of early "Young Avengers" and "New Warriors" issues, and that's a good thing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2010

Thor #611

Building on the events of “Siege,” Asgard tries to recover from devastation, but Mephisto unleashes ancient eaters of Asgardian souls, threatening all of those who died to protect Asgard.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Rich Elson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 2nd, 2010

New Avengers: Luke Cage #3

An uncharacteristically weak script from John Arcudi and a fill-in artist drawing some pages means a poor finale.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi
Artists:
Eric Canete, Pepe Larraz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 1st, 2010

Age of Heroes #2

"Age of Heroes" is less a collection of short stories, and more a group of teasers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever, Brian Reed, Paul Cornell, Dan Slott
Artists:
David Baldeon, N. Bowling, Chad Hardin, Victor Olazaba, Mark Brooks, Ty Templeton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 21st, 2010
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