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Allencthulhu Says:
Incredible Hulk #157 (v1) : I have a question: Why is the Hulkbuster Base shaped like a peace sign? Just asking for a friend...

3 Stars.
 
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skywalker3880 Says:
Captain Marvel #20 (v1) : Why did we need another recap of Rick and Mar-Vell?
 
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benmason486 Says:
Avengers #94 (v1) : Advanced Mech-suits, trained to fight the Avengers, defeated by roller skates. Yeah, I can buy that.

Man, this Craddock guy reeks of McCarthy. Craddock gave them no time to surrender before sending in the Mandroids. That seems illogical, if not illegal. You gave no indication of reading them their Miranda rights; or do they not have them in this universe? Do superheroes have civil rights? This seems like something we might need to explore in the future.
 
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benmason486 Says:
Avengers #93 (v1) : Really, your ship can withstand the rigors of space, but not some jerk punching it? You are saved only by the timely reversal of his growth serum, which only happens when the writers need someone to escape or lose a fight.
 
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Shinderu Says:
Doc Savage #2 (v2) : Reading this was torture.
 
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benmason486 Says:
Avengers #92 (v1) : I agree that Goliath has disgraced the name of Avenger.

Wanda, nice outfit; definitely Mod.

Darn technicians. You made a pledge to keep it secret. Why do you have no honor?

Avengers, harsh reaction, especially since all of you have disgraced the Avengers' name at some point in your career.
 
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benmason486 Says:
Avengers #91 (v1) : Turning back evolution would make Earth less of a threat, so not a terrible plan. Unworkable for a number of physical reasons, but not a bad plan.

Ahh, Wanda's love for Vision is adorable. I know that sound patronizing, but come on, what other word can be used. Vision, she loves you BECAUSE you're an android. You are a literal sex machine. Women have needs too.

Yay! Hank officially retires to his test tubes and wife-beating.
 
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benmason486 Says:
Avengers #90 (v1) : In the 18th and 19th centuries, it was believed that the (almost) 24-hour days at the pole meant the Arctic was a green, hot paradise. A number of explorers died trying to reach it. I guess they didn't think about the giant ring of ice that would surround this paradise if it existed. Logic is useful, people.

I've never understood time-reversing technology. It shouldn't make individual people neanderthals; it should turn them back to sperm and eggs. These men were always humans (or at least something that had the potential to be humans).
 
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benmason486 Says:
Avengers #89 (v1) : This is a good start to an epic storyline.

Jan is taking a serious pounding in this issue. Beat by her husband; smacked by Goliath. Darn, that is some evil crap to do to her. Are the writers really that mad at her?

Goliath can't work with women because they all remind him of Natasha? That is psychotic.

I poke fun at certain (reprehensible) moments and characters, but I did really enjoy this issue, despite the sexist beatings.
 
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skywalker3880 Says:
Captain Marvel #16 (v1) : So much information. Great issue though
 
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Shinderu Says:
Marvel Team-Up #38 (v1) : I was really annoyed by Spider-Man talking through two hole pages of falling...
 
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Russ Says:
Thor #229 (v1) : Thor said he left Hercules in that building for just a few hours. Yeah, a few hours and about 600 issues ago according to the Order. But I guess, when you're a god, time only seems to go that slow. After all,iet Thor's been cavorting with the Avengers for about a year's worth of stories, including an extended trip to Vietnam.

So, it seems like I'm the only one that liked this story? I'm not exactly holding out for a classic arc here (as I look at who wrote it) but the set up here is quite interesting. Hey, anything that makes Herc freak out like that is bound to get some attention!

3 stars. Good ol' Odin. He's all "Sorry son, I can't help you....but here, go get laid and everything will be all right!" Thanks Dad!
 
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JonahBlack Says:
Amazing Spider-Man #101 (v1) : That last panel is simultaneously awesome and awful. The idea is awesome, but the art fails spectacularly.
 
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owenneil Says:
Daredevil #215 (v1) : I think this could have been good, but it was way too rushed to have any real substance behind it.
 
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TheSkyIsTeal Says:
Avengers #3 (v1) : I mean, I've alwayas loved the "Peter Palmer" from ASM #1, if I'm not mistaken
 
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ClownShoes Says:
New Mutants #1 Annual : I could see that. And a cool twist that the one kneeling was the guy this time.
 
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ClownShoes Says:
New Mutants #1 Annual : Yeah, definitely felt like thing were skipped. Warlock/ship landing in the Dyson sphere, the kids getting captured off panel... just odd jumps in the story.
 
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metasynthie Says:
Marvel Tales #252b (v2) : It was a slow day in Asgard, I guess.
 
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metasynthie Says:
Alpha Flight #104 (v1) : The biggest thing it's hard to keep caring about in Alpha Flight: whether James Hudson is alive, or dead, or alive again, or an impostor, or dead again. Jeanne-Marie Beaubier's current personality is getting close at this point, though: both just shift and change depending on who's writing and which characters they want to summon up. I'm not quite clear why Lobdell wants to use Jeanne-Marie, though; she was sent to another dimension back when Talisman, Laura Dean, and Shaman disappeared, and Nicieza went so far as to pull Doctor Strange in for an issue because Northstar wanted to find her? So since Lobdell wants to use the twins' powers, he retcons that immediately and brings her back with a very thin explanation ("uh... I guess we must have run right past her, and she's been locked in a cell with a psycho for weeks!") I guess I'm in favor of Strict Jeanne-Marie being around again, though.
 
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metasynthie Says:
Marvel Comics Presents #87d (v1) : I can't believe this story is cited by fan site and Wikipedia entries as evidence that Mockingbird was a member of Night Shift. Doesn't it seem more like a random mistake that Bobbi Morse is suddenly referred to as part of Night Shift, with no explanation in this or any other issue?
 
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metasynthie Says:
Marvel Comics Presents #85d (v1) : This script, which ends on "Mercifully, the End" reads as if new-kid Scott Lobdell was tasked to write something over the top of an already-drawn story (about an Iron Man impostor, maybe?) by veteran artist Ron Wilson, who'd been drawing comics for Marvel since Lobdell was 10 but was now in the "short Marvel Comics presents assignments" phase of his career. Lobdell was phoning this in so hard that he must have blown out all the telephone lines in midtown Manhattan. ("The Dude in the Really Rad Armor?" and "an island in the middle of the Pacific?" It's not even trying!) It's not clear anyone gave a crud about this story, a classic example of a 1-star faceflop.
 
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metasynthie Says:
Marvel Comics Presents #92b (v1) : A little better than I expected from a MCP miniseries by Lobdell. Commander Courage is a pretty thin and ridiculously-named villain, and the setup was a little convoluted, but the interplay of Beast's wisecracking with old-school villains getting manipulated and pissed off works pretty well. Thankfully, the childhood sweetheart doesn't vanish forever via a tragic end -- even if she does just write off and effectively forgive Professor X's abusive meddling, which triggered the whole chain of events. I guess we're not quite to the point in the Order where authors can unequivocally "actually, Professor X did a lot of completely terrible things to those kids" without waffling or saying "well... maybe she didn't need those memories, after all the Beast became a SUPERHERO."
 
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JonahBlack Says:
Amazing Spider-Man #100 (v1) : I don't feel cheated by a dream sequence, per se. I am pretty tired of the annual "I want a normal life, I'm going to quit being Spider-man" whinge-fest.
 
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jemsmck Says:
Marvel Mystery Comics #24a : It was nice to see a break from the Nazi stories.
 
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mvaughn16 Says:
Avengers #33 (v1) : I'm with you guys, kinda undercuts the whole "foreigners aren't evil" message by making the only actual foreigner in this issue evil. Missed opportunity to have General Chen not be the bad guy and gain respect for the American's virtue winning the day, opening a dialogue between East and West.

But whatever, it was probably a CCA rule that all Red Nations had to be the bad guys no matter what. God forbid a 12-cent comic actually get people to think.

What I find interesting about this issue is how disturbingly topical it is considering all that's going on in the world. Cartoonishly evil hate groups actually gaining ground with the public conscience was something Hitler did with mind-control beams, not something that fringe lunatics do with Twitter. Maybe I'm just naive, but we're all living in some crazy times.
 
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Urgat Says:
Sub-Mariner #9 (v1) : The question regarding the oceans is: Which is which?!
 
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Urgat Says:
Sub-Mariner #9 (v1) : I don't like Amnesia as a story-device and also the Atlantis-throne-usurping is getting kinda old...

...BUT...

It both worked well in this Story, felt not all too forced to me and drove the story forward. 3*
 
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Urgat Says:
Daredevil #47 (v1) : Bad work of JJJ as Editor-in-Chief
 
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Urgat Says:
Daredevil #47 (v1) : parts of it for sure...sadly there were also some bad ones, e.g. the Vietnam part.

The Court scene was really nice imo...I want to see more court action with Matt. I think his lawyer-activities need more attention and some love
 
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Urgat Says:
Daredevil #47 (v1) : More silly than Mike Murdock? come on...nothing is more silly
 
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Avshy933 Says:
Amazing Man Comics #11a (v2) : I'm confused as to what other sins Aman has committed that he deserves the purificatuon, also, if everyone on the council knows the Great Question is evil, why does no one do something?
This is the third time I remember Aman has been in a plane crush.
 
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grendel824 Says:
Captain America Comics #65b : 'twas an age of piecemeal castle migration, what can I tell you?
 
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ronano Says:
Tomb of Dracula #29 (v1) : The final page on this issue was pretty brutal but I hadn't bought into the Sheila and David story at all. These last few issues were alright, but that's about it.
 
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grayrender Says:
New Mutants #22 (v1) : She's no hypocrite. She loathes herself just as much as she loathes NC. Probably more.
 
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gmonkey Says:
Incredible Hulk #393b (v1) : Fun stuff.
 
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gmonkey Says:
Incredible Hulk #393a (v1) : Peter David is remarkably consistent.
 
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gmonkey Says:
Punisher: G-Force #1 : I'd take Moonraker over this every single time.
 
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gmonkey Says:
Punisher War Journal #42 (v1) : I wish I could give it 1 star because it's just more lame, repetitive Punisher.
Wait, I can, so I did. Wretched.
 
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phogbear Says:
Iron Man #126 (v1) : Is Hammer a genius for hiring washed up villains cheap?

Or is he an idiot and asking for trouble for hiring incompetent villains cheap? I can't imagine there is much of a market for their services when your resume reads "I lost to (insert Ant-Man or Daredevil)".
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
The Cat #4 : Three stars but I've been drinking Claymore Ale...again, and muttering under my breath "Man Bull? Ham Bull!"

Fortunately, several of the steers managed to get into a tailor's shop, rip off some suits and now are holding down desks at Merrill Lynch.

Farewell Cat! Wish things had gone better for you.

3 stars.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
The Cat #3 : The art was reminiscent of early Jack Cole or Basil Wolverton. I liked it. The plot was a throwback to all the alien stories in Journey into Misery and Tales to Astoundish. Until the end, I really liked the whole thing. The aliens at the end ruined it.

Still 3 stars.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Hero for Hire #7 : What can I say? I'm a sucker for Christmas stories. This was a good one.

3 stars
 
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Locust75 Says:
Power Man #18 : 3 stars for Steeplejack the unknown 5th Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle! Seriously, for most of the issue he looked like a Turtle!!!

Cover Me - Steeplejack is missing his gloves on the cover!

On A Budget - I like it that Cage marked out his name and put Power Man on his business card since he couldn't afford new ones!!

Hams - Tuska has Noah and Luke overacting at the end of their discussion...

Ratso - I take it Wichita is a homage to Midnight Cowboy?!

Fizzle - Don't worry true believers, another will claim the mantle of Steeplejack in the future...

'Nuff Said - "Uh-uh, stud--you ain't creamin' me wit' that burnin' glop!"-Swingin' Steeplejack
 
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Saithrenslot Says:
Captain America #145 (v1) : There is a point at which an author's discriminatory themes becomes so disparaging that I forget about the story and I have to wonder what happened to this person to divorce their views from reality to such an extent.

Everyone in this comic was horrible and I am a worse person for having read it.
 
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gloomyharvester Says:
Power Pack #18 (v1) : Leave the Beyonder out and this would be an okay comic.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Hero for Hire #6 : We finally get another good Luke Cage story. The art is a bit inconsistent making the sisters look like Betty Davis and Joan Crawford from time to time.

3 stars.
 
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Locust75 Says:
Power Man #17 : 3 stars for Luke Cage getting a power up! Actually, it's really more for Cage and Iron Man's battle. I do wonder why Marvel felt Cage needed a codename? To me, not having one made him stand out more!

Cover Me - Great image of Cage powering through the wall...

Grope - Yikes! It looks like Cage is checking the plumbing on Smythe when he's throwing him out!!!

Along Came A Spider - Speaking of Smythe, I wonder if he's related to the creator of the Spider-Slayers?!

Final Frontier - This issue and the last run of Iron Man had the side story of a space mission. Makes me wonder if we ever will see it play out?

Lemon - Lets never talk of the Sky-Skate again, ok?!!!

'Nuff Said - "Let me in--or I'll huff--an' I'll puff--an' I'll kick your face in!"-Big Bad Cage
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
The Cat #2 : Some of this was good but not with a five page rehash of the previous issue.

2 stars.
 
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Katryn Says:
Vampire Tales #7 : Almost fell asleep reading that and I rally don't think I missed anything. The fact that some of the words were illegible didn't help.
 
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Russ Says:
Adventure into Fear #24 : Yeah, it was about time Morbius and Blade faced off against each other. Cool fight, but I'm with @TheAmazingGatorMan: we're overdue for a Dracula vs. Morbius fight.

Poor eye guy. He ended up being a meal for Morbius. Bet he didn't see that coming.

3 stars, mainly for the Morbius-Blade throwdown. This arc wasn't the greatest, but I find it weird that his standard comic stories in general were better than his B-W magazine stories.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Werewolf by Night #4 (v1) : For once I think a story could have been improved by Kraven the Hunter.

Conway's writing and Ploog's art are moving together nicely but the plot itself is horrid.

Once again, 2 stars
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Werewolf by Night #3 (v1) : Ploog is channeling his Jack Davis and it's becoming more interesting issue by issue.

It is no longer the mechanics of Conway's storytelling that gets in the way here, it's the actual plot.

2 stars.
 
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Russ Says:
Adventure into Fear #23 : So she had hotter, thicker, richer blood than what you've tasted in the past, Morbius? Probably higher calorie content too, dude; be careful you don't get high cholesterol or gain weight.

After reading this, I can't help but wonder what would've happened if he stayed in the land of the cat-demons instead of escaping it last issue. It might've gotten repetitive, but grabbing Morbius and teleporting him there was like being kidnapped and taken to an all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet. This issue, it's just like the other commenters stated, Morbius is just letting himself be duped into doing someone else's dirty work all the time. Seemed like a good number of late 60s Hulk stories were the same way; and that got tiring to read too.

2 stars. At least it's picking up the Caretakers arc again. I think.
 
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Russ Says:
Adventure into Fear #22 : Well, that was indeed quite different. The concept of introducing an invasive predator for the purpose of population control was something I wasn't expecting. Leave it to Gerber to actually make this work in a story. I liked it, even if it interrupted the Daemond/Caretakers arc.

3 stars. Kids, remember to make sure your pets are spayed or neutered. Don't be an Ebrok.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Hero for Hire #5 : Up until Black Mariah and her racist dialogue appeared, we had a really good story going.

And the ending was bad, too. Englehart finally proves that he's human.

2 stars.
 
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Russ Says:
Adventure into Fear #21 : Morbius has got to feel like a rope in a game of tug-of-war. Daemond or the Caretakers; who the heck to believe? At least the answer seems obvious to Morbius for the time being. Daemond can distort his will, make him attack a kid, and sic Zabu's cousin on him, but when you mess with his woman, all bets are off, Richard!

2 stars. Still giving the arc a chance, but so far I'm not really feeling it.
 
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TonyRolloBrownTown Says:
Thor #180 (v1) : "I sentence thee to... HADES!" Wrong mythology, Stan.
 
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Magik_Rune Says:
Ka-Zar #11 (v2) : Ka-Zar, the atheist super-hero! Like the concept, not the execution.
 
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Russ Says:
Adventure into Fear #20 : This was better than I was expecting, considering Morbius's B-W series was so poorly written. I don't have high expectations, but this looks interesting enough.

So who is this Daemond guy anyway? The way he enthralled Morbius suggests a power set similar to the Purple Man. Kind of surprising this guy wouldn't try the bigger leagues like the Fantastic Four or the Avengers. And the girl at the end? Hmmm.....

3 stars. This looks like it's worth a shot.
 
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ronano Says:
Tomb of Dracula #25 (v1) : I really enjoyed this one. I found myself the narration in the voice of Max Payne. I didn't see the end coming either.

The only disappointment is the realisation after reading the comments here that Hannibal doesn't appear for a while. I figured with this as the start of a five issue run of Dracula that we'd see a fair amount of him over these issues.

Still, as long as the quality stays up, I'm happy.
 
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ronano Says:
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #11b : I'm just so bored with Sons of the Tiger. Glad to see this run end.
 
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Shinderu Says:
Werewolf by Night #32 (v1) : Well, with the introduction of Moon Knight at least SOMETHING good has come from this series.
 
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Gecko Says:
Black Rider #11a (v1) : That was a mighty leap. Maybe BRs horse has superpowers
 
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kobra2224 Says:
Avengers #65 (v1) : Gene you are definitely out of this era.

1 star for Clint back story, 1 star for Gene Colan.
 
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Urgat Says:
Iron Man #8 (v1) : Here it is, the moment where Russ overtakes GroovyGolem. I was wondering when this will happen after I checked...not stalked...really...maybe a little...your accounts and reading pace. From now on Russ should come before Groovy in the comments...
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Iron Man #55 (v1) : So it begins. Drax and Thanos show up for the first time in a Starlin plotted issue of Iron Man. Okay.

It's almost like whiplash to realize that just the issue before we had Madam MacEvil and her evil MacBook and now this, introduction of major cosmic characters.

Four Stars.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Iron Man #54 (v1) : Okay, there's a time and a place to drop acid, but apparently just before writing an issue of Iron Man is not one of them.

Madam MacEvil is interesting but the rest of the fight was just stupid.

2 stars.
 
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mormegil4 Says:
Captain America #110 (v1) : I thought for sure this was going to be a dream sequence.
 
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kobra2224 Says:
Fantastic Four #91 (v1) : Great stuff I hope they won't ruin it.
 
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malmantile2729 Says:
Nightcrawler #1 (v1) : Part of the reason I read comic books is for a bit of silly, meaningless nonsense, at least occasionally. Done well, it can be fun, and this series is off to a good start for me.
 
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TheAmazingGatorMan Says:
Balder the Brave #1 : Would one consider Balder a "cuck"?
 
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philvt101 Says:
Amazing Spider-Man #33 (v1) : I believe the scene with Spidey struggling to lift the steel rubble off of himself was the inspiration for a similar scene in Spiderman: Homecoming. Very powerful in both versions, and shows the true upper limits of Spiderman's amazing strength.
 
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phogbear Says:
Avengers #188 (v1) : Speaking as a chemist, not without serious damage. At that concentration he would be dead. It was used in WW I.

Really enjoyed the discussion about what it means to be an Avenger.
 
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Gecko Says:
Marvel Tales #97d (v1) : My thought exactly
 
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phogbear Says:
Avengers #187 (v1) : Cap wouldn't have ended to apologize to Wondy if Vision had come. Falcon being the weakest, could have covered monitor duty.

Yeah Beast finally did something!
 
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Magik_Rune Says:
Ka-Zar #10 (v2) : This is a decent Ka-Zar story. But it is still a Ka-Zar story.

\_(ツ)_/
 
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Katryn Says:
Vampire Tales #6b : Well that was dark. But I kind of liked it.
 
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grayrender Says:
Incredible Hulk #303 (v1) : If a Hulk farts in the woods and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound?
 
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grayrender Says:
Incredible Hulk #303 (v1) : He had some slop. He's good.
 
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grayrender Says:
Incredible Hulk #302 (v1) : Here's my problem with dumb Hulk...

(And I caveat this with the fact that Mantlo has given us a cool little premise here and seems to be moving us briskly to some kind of payoff.)

. . . A protagonist that is barely aware of his surroundings is not very interesting. We may as well be watching an animal documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman, except that would almost certainly be better.

My other beef here is that it reminds me a little too much of Jarella.
 
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Nsmash Says:
Daredevil #108 (v1) : I too enjoyed seeing some hints of the Black Widow we know and love. Unfortunately Gerber immediately shat all over it.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Fantastic Four #132 (v1) : One thing I think we missed with the whole "uniform machine" bit. Medusa wanted to look cool. Johnny wanted to look cool. Reed wanted to wear the uniform the love of his life designed. Sue designed their costumes and he hasn't forgotten no matter what he says.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Fantastic Four #130 (v1) : Well, we found one Thing that Steranko doesn't draw well.

In a way, I think that we're seeing the same effect as what occurred with Stan Lee a few years earlier. Ambition to write better stories started making Roy write better stories. We knew he had it in him with the end of the original X-Men series and the Kree-Skrull War.

Perhaps also, Steve Englehart and Archie Goodwin had been influencing him.

4 stars.
 
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skalchemist Says:
Ghost Rider and Blaze: Spirits of... : The POV page was nicely done.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Avengers #108 (v1) : What can you say when Captain Marvel saves the day? I actually cheered at the end of this.

One of the things that played perfectly though this arc has been the "Is he? or Isn't he?" with The Vision. Was he actually going to betray the Avengers? Was he going to discover that he can love?

I also think this is some of Don Heck's best work.

Four stars for the issue giving the arc an average of...4!
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Avengers #107 (v1) : Why four stars? Look how Starlin draws the Space Phantom. Look at it. No. Just look at it. He looks like he just escaped from one of the better '50s SF books which is exactly like he should look. The art is absolutely gorgeous and the writing is once again great.

Four stars.
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Avengers #106 (v1) : What can we say here? Steve Englehart in just a few short jumps has taken the "Best Marvel Writer" lead. Leave him with a mess on his hands and he still manages to come up smelling like a rose. I think one thing that really works here is that Grimmy and Spacy are both using psychological attacks on the Avengers.

4 stars
 
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Allencthulhu Says:
Avengers #106 (v1) : Especially considering that Englehart and Marshall Rogers would have a classic run on Batman a few years later.
 
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TheAmazingGatorMan Says:
Thor #360 (v1) : Filler, but setting up for what seems is going to be a killer story. Looking forward to its continuation.
 
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JWC Says:
Sensational She-Hulk #20 : She-Hulk is a stronger character than this. She deserves better.
 
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JWC Says:
Sensational She-Hulk #20 : This book was tough to like, but "Nosferauto" is fun.
 
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Russ Says:
Fantastic Four #157 (v1) : Well, well, thanks to that little twist at the end, this arc was saved! And it leaves a little dangling thread worth pursuing in the future. Nice job there.

And I agree with everyone else about Medusa. She was virtually a non-factor here. I think it means they're gearing up for Sue to return to the team full time; not sure how I feel about that just yet.

3 stars. For all DOOM's planning to drain the Surfer's power into that new android, it sure folded in battle pretty quick.
 
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TheAmazingGatorMan Says:
Power Pack #15 (v1) : I absolutely love that last page. The best feeling in the world is when my little girl tells me she loves me.
 
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Russ Says:
Fantastic Four #156 (v1) : Old robots taking up too much space in your garage Bring them to the Fantastic Four demolition squad and turn your obsolete androids into scrap for cash! They make house calls, too! (But you gotta kidnap 'em at your expense!)

Still not real thrilled with this arc. It almost does seem like a rehash of FF #57-60; and DOOM not wanting the power cosmic? Riiiiight. Nothing here makes any sense.

2 stars. No explanation for how DOOM got a hold of Shalla Bal in the first place. I bet she's a.....naaah, that's too obvious!
 
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MrGeekBoi Says:
Sentry/Hulk #1 : Wow! Amazing art, great story. Love this alternate take on hulk history..
 
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Russ Says:
Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up #1 : This story would make more sense if done, say, 10-12 years before, but in 1975 it's massively out of character for Namor. Add in the reprints, and this issue's just a waste of paper and time. I think the title is what sold this issue back then, but offers nothing else.

1 star, but at least DOOM got something right: every time two megalomaniacs team up, one eventually betrays the other. Must be in the super-villain club bylaws.
 
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Russ Says:
Fantastic Four #155 (v1) : No point in rehashing the above comments; I'm not real thrilled about this arc either, especially if it ends up being robots. DOOM's plan isn't horrible (though he can and has done much better than this), but the Surfer should know far better than this. For all the talk of integrity and nobility he spouts every time we see him, he's just like any other guy; he thinks with his small head (or whatever the heck he's got, and no I'm not asking) instead of the one on his shoulders.

2 stars, and hopefully a pre-nup agreement for Shalla Bal.
 
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Titens Says:
Firestar #4 (v1) : Was this bad, or was it unlucky for coming right after born again?
Guess neither, and this is probably a 3 stars arc that I "enjoyed" as a 2* one.
 
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TonyRolloBrownTown Says:
Fantastic Four #99 (v1) : Jesus, Torch. Calm down, son.
 
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chademe Says:
X-Men #45a (v1) : After reading a few of these issues, even I find myself saying "Shutup Toad" every time he says anything.
 
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