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Captain America #604

James Barnes and the Falcon have both been captured by the Watchdogs separately. They want one to be the ‘50s Captain America’s Bucky and the other to die. Can you guess which?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Luke Ross, Butch Guice, David Baldeón, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 26th, 2010

X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler #1

BAMF! It's an all-new re-telling of the origin of Nightcrawler. As a bonus, you also get a reprint of the first three pages of Nightcrawler's first appearance.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Adam Freeman, Marc Bernardin
Artists:
Cary Nord, James Harren
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 26th, 2010

Avengers: The Initiative #34

A solid tie-in that repeats a little too much of “Siege” #3 for its own good. It loses sight of what separates it from the other books involved in the event.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Jorge Molina, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 24th, 2010

Secret Warriors #14

In the words of one of the main characters, ". . . we're wasting our time and trying to change a world that doesn't want to be changed." I disagree. This isn't a waste of time, this is a good read.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 24th, 2010

Thor #608

The Siege of Asgard continues to rage on as this tale adds threads to the fabric woven in "Siege" proper.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Rich Elson, Billy Tan, Batt
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 24th, 2010

Uncanny X-Men #522

Kitty Pryde is returning and “Second Coming” begins next month, so this issue heads for the ending that everyone knows is coming.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Whilce Portacio, Ed Tadeo, Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 24th, 2010

Thunderbolts #142

The Thunderbolts -- Norman Osborn's Thunderbolts -- are on a quest in the realm of Asgard. This quest, of course, leads to trouble.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Nelson Pereira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 24th, 2010

New Avengers #63

Bendis gives us two parallel relationship stories with plenty of superhero action, and Mike McKone shows up to party in style.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mike McKone
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 23rd, 2010

Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way #2

The second issue of this two-issue series gives another six stories with six young artists found by C.B. Cebulski.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier, Kevin Grevioux, Peter David, Mike Carey, Jonathan Hickman, Frank Tieri
Artists:
Stephen Thompson, Roland Paris, Thomas Labourot, Tommaso Bennato, Vincente Cifuentes, Shaun Turnbull, Gabriel Hernandez Walta, Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 23rd, 2010

Spider-Woman #7

The series concludes with its first arc, but it has looked great for seven issues.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 22nd, 2010

X-23 #1

X-23 is treated to a reunion with her co-stars from "NYX" and they meet one of her new co-stars. It's not as compelling as it sounds here.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marjorie Liu
Artists:
Filipe Andrade, Nuno Alves, Jay Leisten, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 22nd, 2010

Nation X #4

For whatever reason, the "Nation X" anthology mini-series just didn't seem to work out as well as past anthology attempts.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Ivan Brandon, Joe Caramagna
Artists:
Michael Allred, Harvey Tolibao, Rael Lyra, Mark Morales, Niko Henrichon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 22nd, 2010

Avengers vs. Atlas #3

Hardman's a fine artist and Parker brings a gentle humor to the in-between-fights scenes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Paul Cornell
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Leonard Kirk
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 22nd, 2010

X-Factor Forever #1

The original X-Factor return, as if they’d never been away.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Louise Simonson
Artists:
Dan Panosian
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 22nd, 2010

X-Men Legacy #234

Rogue spends an eventful day off with the power of telepathy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michael Lacombe
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 22nd, 2010

The Incredible Hulk #608

When is a conclusion not a conclusion? When it's really just the first half of another story, unfortunately.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Harrison Wilcox
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Danny Miki, Ryan Stegman, Tom Palmer, Crimelab Studios
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 20th, 2010

Wolverine Origins #45

Wolverine takes an unorthodox approach to the Romulus problem, as Way and Braithwaite deliver some solid superhero action.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Dougie Braithwaite, Bill Reinhold, Mike Manley
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 20th, 2010

Vengeance of the Moon Knight #6

Moon Knight vs. Bushman again for the bajillionth time. This time, however, Khonshu is in Moon Knight's corner, calling for him to bite off Bushman's face.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Jerome Opeña, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 18th, 2010

Dark Avengers #15

Bullseye and the Sentry’s wife are alone in a plane over the Atlantic Ocean. I don’t think Bob’s going to be too happy about that.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 18th, 2010

Nova #35

The conclusion to the Sphinx storyarc is an average read with little style or pop.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Mahmud A. Asrar, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 18th, 2010

Realm of Kings: Imperial Guard #5

Gladiator finally joins the Imperial Guard in battle. I’m thinking those crazy Lovecraftian X-Monsters are going to not like that.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Kevin Walker
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 18th, 2010

Amazing Spider-Man #625

Spidey may have had trouble with one Rhino before, now it's Rhino vs. Rhino in a winner take all battle.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Kelly
Artists:
Max Fiumara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 18th, 2010

Doomwar #2

"Doomwar" is nowhere near as entertaining as "Siege," but then again, it doesn't set out to be. This is a story that plays from the shadows and foxholes of war.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Maberry
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Andy Lanning, Robert Campanella
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 17th, 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

Hulk #21

Hulks rise, Hulks fall, Hulks smash. This one is mostly red Hulk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 17th, 2010

Guardians of the Galaxy #24

A somewhat padded issue where things slow down in the build to “The Thanos Imperative,” but still with plenty of entertainment to be found.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Wes Craig, Serge Lapointe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 17th, 2010

Siege #3

As far as penultimate issues go, this one is intense: old favorites return, epic battles occur, and the last page is a doozy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 16th, 2010

Dark X-Men #5

Nate Grey takes on Norman Osborn and the Green Goblin -- together?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Leonard Kirk
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 15th, 2010

Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way #1

Six up-and-coming artists showcase their skills in short stories written by some of Marvel’s top writers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim, Chris Yost, Stuart Moore, Mike Benson, Kathryn Immonen, Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Damion Hendricks, Mike Furth, Paul Davidson, Joe Suitor, Michele Bertilorenzi, Serena Ficca, Christian Nauck, Terry Austin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 15th, 2010

Cable #24

Cable and Hope finally defeat Bishop and return to the present.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Giancarlo Caracuzzo, Alejandro Garza, Denys Cowan, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 15th, 2010

Punishermax #5

Wilson Fisk has two choices: save his son from getting his throat slit or become the Kingpin of crime in New York. Guess which option he chooses.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 14th, 2010

The Mystic Hands of Doctor Strange #1

This black and white one-shot sure is pretty, but none of the stories feel up to par.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen, Peter Milligan, Ted McKeever, Mike Carey
Artists:
Frazer Irving, Frank Brunner, Ted McKeever, Marcos Martin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2010

Hulk: Let the Battle Begin #1

This book isn't part of the current "Hulk" stories by a long shot, but if you get past that it's entertaining enough.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jesse Blaze Snider, Mark Parsons, Tom Cohen
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Ed McGuinness, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 13th, 2010

S.W.O.R.D. #5

The story (and series) ends here with Earth about to be invaded and only Brand, Beast, and Death’s Head standing in the way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Steven Sanders, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 11th, 2010

The Twelve: Spearhead #1

“The Twelve” artist Chris Weston writes and draws this World War II tale featuring the Invaders.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Weston
Artists:
Chris Weston, Gary Erskine
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 11th, 2010

X-Men Forever #19

An uneasy blend of backward-looking styles and forward plot momentum.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Graham Nolan, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 10th, 2010

Prelude to Deadpool Corps #2

The weekly run-up to “Deadpool Corps” continues with an issue spotlighting Kidpool and other child versions of X-characters.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Whilce Portacio, Jamie Mendoza
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 10th, 2010

X-Men: Pixie Strikes Back! #2

A Pixie mini-series seemed to be an odd choice, but so far it's turned out to be an enticing read.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 10th, 2010

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers Unleashed #1

This comic has everything in it that you didn't know you were missing in comics – hippos, alligators, saber-toothed tigers, and Frog Thor! That's right, the Pet Avengers are back!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 9th, 2010

Wolverine Mr. X #1

Mr. X vs. Wolverine -- a whole lot of Wolverines -- and a strange twist near the end.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri
Artists:
Paco Diaz, Guillermo Ortego
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 9th, 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

Ultimate Comics New Ultimates #1

The Ultimates regroup in the aftermath of Ultimatum. Sort of.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Frank Cho
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 6th, 2010

Punisher: Butterfly #1

A collection of clichés don't make a story entertaining, and at $4.99 even less so.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Valerie D'Orazio
Artists:
Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 6th, 2010

Ultimate Avengers #5

Mark Millar kills babies, and pretty much everyone else. Or, the Red Skull does, at least.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Dexter Vines, Thomas Palmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 6th, 2010

Stephen King’s “N.” #1

The adaptation of Stephen King’s short story begins strongly with some great work by Marc Guggenheim and Alex Maleev.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 4th, 2010

Mighty Avengers #34

The Avengers know that Loki is posing as the Scarlet Witch and aim to do something about it, but Loki’s presence is required elsewhere (“Siege”), so don’t expect a satisfying resolution to that plot.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Neil Edwards, Andrew Currie, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 4th, 2010

The Amazing Spider-Man #623

The newish Vulture returns, and Spidey swings around town, but it's Paul Azaceta's art that's the real star of this issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid, Tom Peyer
Artists:
Paul Azaceta
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 3rd, 2010

Girl Comics #1

Marvel's "Girl Comics" is here, but it needs some more "oomph."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Colleen Coover, G. Willow Wilson, Trina Robbins, Valerie D'Orazio, Lucy Knisley, Robin Furth, Agnes Garbowska, Devin Grayson
Artists:
Colleen Coover, Ming Doyle, Stephanie Buscema, Nikki Cook, Sana Takeda, Lucy Knisley, Agnes Garbowska, Emma Rios
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 3rd, 2010

Prelude to Deadpool Corps #1

Rob Liefeld returns to his creation, and a female version of his creation, and a Captain America with a metal arm. It's old home week.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Rob Liefeld
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 2nd, 2010

Invincible Iron Man #24

Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca finish up their second year of "Invincible Iron Man" with the satisfying return of Tony Stark.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 2nd, 2010
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