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Review: Absolute Carnage: Symbiote Spider-Man

Carnage is hunting down everyone who wore a symbiote in “Absolute Carnage.” What about the person who wore the “black suit” briefly before Peter Parker got it? Absolute Carnage: Symbiote Spider-Man is his story.

Story: Peter David
Art: Francesco Mobili
Color: Java Tartaglia, Rain Beredo
Letterer: Travis Lanham

Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #99 & 100 pages by Al Milgrom, Herb Trimpe, Jim Mooney, Geof Isherwood, Bob Sharen, A. Kaotic, Joe Rosen, and Diana Albers.

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Preview: Absolute Carnage: Symbiote Spider-Man #1

Absolute Carnage: Symbiote Spider-Man #1

(W) Peter David (A) Francesco Mobili (CA) Greg Land
Rated T
In Shops: Sep 04, 2019
SRP: $4.99

AN UNTOLD TALE OF A SYMBIOTIC HOST FROM YESTERYEAR…

During its first visit to New York City, the alien symbiote that would come to be known as Venom bonded to a host that wasn’t Spider-Man or Eddie Brock. Face front, True Believers, as this mysterious man meets his destiny… at the hands of CARNAGE!

Absolute Carnage: Symbiote Spider-Man #1

Preview: X-Factor #87 Facsimile Edition

X-Factor #87 Facsimile Edition

(W) Peter David (A/CA) Joe Quesada
Rated T
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Get inside the heads of one of the most uncanny mutant teams of all in an acclaimed classic from the stellar creative team of Peter David and Joe Quesada! Havok, Polaris, Quicksilver, Wolfsbane, Multiple Man and Strong Guy – plus X-Factor’s government liaison, Val Cooper – are all under “X-amination” by super hero psychiatrist Doc Samson! And the revelations are hilarious, heartbreaking and character-defining! Learn how frustrating it is for the super-fast Pietro Maximoff to live in a normal-paced world! Discover Guido Carosella’s hidden pain! Explore Alex Summers’ insecurities! And join Rahne Sinclair in confronting her deepest feelings! Plus: More secrets from the psychiatric couch! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting X-FACTOR (1986) #87.

X-Factor #87 Facsimile Edition

Preview: Silver Surfer: Prodigal Sun #1

Silver Surfer: Prodigal Sun #1

(W) Peter David (A) Francesco Manna (CA) Mico Suayan
Rated T+
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $4.99

Continuing Prodigal’s journey home from FANTASTIC FOUR: THE PRODIGAL SUN #1, the one individual who can aid him in accomplishing it is the Silver Surfer. But Prodigal has a history with the Surfer. Witness that now as we see the Surfer, back when he was still the herald to Galactus, as Prodigal battles him to prevent Galactus from destroying an entire world because of his unending appetite.

Silver Surfer: Prodigal Sun #1

Preview: The Sensational Spider-Man: Self-Improvement #1

The Sensational Spider-Man: Self-Improvement #1

(W) Peter David, Randy Schueller, Tom DeFalco (A) Rick Leonardi, Ron Frenz (CA) Mark Bagley
Rated T
In Shops: Aug 07, 2019
SRP: $4.99

• In honor of Marvel’s 80th Anniversary, we’ve uncovered a hidden gem!
• Fan Randy Scheuller submitted an idea of Spider-Man donning a black suit before SECRET WARS, but his story was never printed.
• So we tasked SPIDER-MAN legends PETER DAVID and RICK LEONARDI with bringing it into the light!
• Then read a story by two of the creators who told the first printed stories of the black costume, TOM DEFALCO and RON FRENZ!

The Sensational Spider-Man: Self-Improvement #1

Preview: Symbiote Spider-Man #4 (of 5)

Symbiote Spider-Man #4 (of 5)

(W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land
Rated T
In Shops: Jul 10, 2019
SRP: $3.99

PETER DAVID and GREG LAND continue their tale that takes place during the original Alien Costume Saga! Mysterio finds himself in possession of a sliver of the black costume, unaware of its true nature…
Then, tensions continue to mount between Peter Parker, A.K.A. SPIDER-MAN, and his girlfriend, Felicia Hardy, A.K.A. THE BLACK CAT, as she’s been keeping something from him – something that threatens to tear apart their relationship!

Symbiote Spider-Man #4 (of 5)

Preview: Fantastic Four: Prodigal Sun #1

Fantastic Four: Prodigal Sun #1

(W) Peter David (A) Francesco Manna (CA) Mico Suayan
Rated T+
In Shops: Jul 03, 2019
SRP: $4.99

CHAPTER 1 OF 3! The first of three interconnected special issues featuring the FANTASTIC FOUR, the SILVER SURFER and the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY! Introducing PRODIGAL, a strange alien being who has crash-landed in the Savage Land. When he becomes worshipped by a race of swamp-dwelling barbarians, Ka-Zar and Shanna call upon the Fantastic Four to aid them in stopping the barbarians’ plans to conquer the entirety of their world. Join Prodigal on his lengthy journey to try to return home to settle old scores.

Fantastic Four: Prodigal Sun #1

Review: Atlantis Chronicles #6

Atlantis Chronicles #6

Man’s fascination with the sea has gone for centuries. The depths have been explored in myth, stories, and fables. The many tales surrounding the god Poseidon reach back centuries. To this day, anything mystical concerning the sea his name is somewhat not far behind. Man has always found a deep and profounding connection to water which is only natural as it surrounds most of the world. My Dad told me he knew how to swim before he knew how to walk.

I remember the first time I read Moby Dick. I thought it was a cool story about a man and his lifelong battle with this one mysterious whale. I didn’t realize that it was much more layered than what I initially thought. It was more about a man’s search for himself and his fight against old age. I always wondered what a fight between humans and those who live under the sea be like. In the sixth issue of The Atlantis Chronicles, we get a battle between the two parties, one which will rock both worlds.

We meet Atlan, the son of the new king, who has found a bird, showing the existence of life on the surface, ad who has seen who exactly the surface dwellers are. This prompts an invasion by Atlan’s father, one which causes unrest amongst the different factions, but they persisted and killed the men who were waiting for them ashore, a hey would go no to settle into a fortress they would call, Bazilia, after a renowned warlord. By issue’s end, we find out what happened to Oren’s original expedition and how it led to Egypt of all places.

Overall, an excellent story that though it jumps time. It connects the greater story together in an exciting issue. The story by Peter David is smart and enigmatic. The art by the creative team is vivid and beautiful. Altogether, a story that only deepens with every issue including this one.

Story: Peter David
Art: Esteban Maroto, Eric Kachelhofer
and Gaspar Saladino
Story: 9.0 Art: 9.0 Overall: 9.0 Recommendation: Buy

Review: The Incredible Hulk: Last Call #1

Betty Ross is dead and Bruce Banner is suicidal and has an assassin waiting for his signal to end his life. It’s a touching and emotional issue that reunites Peter David and Dale Keown.

Story: Peter David
Art: Dale Keown
Ink: Mark Farmer, Marc Deering, Walden Wong, Scott Hanna
Color: Peter Steigerwald, John Starr
Letterer: Cory Petit

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