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The Hunt Concludes in Hunt For Wolverine: Dead Ends #1!

The Hunt for Wolverine is over – but the mystery of Logan’s return continues with new questions and new secrets! And the answers that Tony Stark, Kitty Pryde, Sabretooth and Daredevil have found in their search for the adamantium mutant may not be the ones they were expecting.

This August, Charles Soule and Ramon Rosanas bring you a story that ties each unique Hunt For Wolverine adventure together – in a one-shot you won’t want to miss!

What has Wolverine been doing? And where has he been? The questions continue in Hunt For Wolverine: Dead Ends, available in comic shops this August 29th featuring a cover by Marco Checchetto!

Preview: All-New Wolverine #34

All-New Wolverine #34

Story: Tom Taylor
Art: Ramon Rosanas
Recap Page: Leonard Kirk, Jesus Aburtov
Color: Nolan Woodard
Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit
Cover: David Lopez
Graphic Designers: Jay Bowen, Anthony Gambino
Editors: Mark Paniccia, Christina Harrington
Rated T+
In Shops: Apr 25, 2018
SRP: $3.99

OLD WOMAN LAURA Part 2
• Though most of the world’s problems have been solved in the future, that doesn’t mean there are no opportunities to SNIKT every now and then…
• …and now that Laura’s back in the suit, she’s finding those opportunities aplenty.
• Plus: GUEST STARS you’d never believe and exotic locales you never thought you’d visit!

Review: Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey

It’s Wednesday which means it’s new comic book day with new releases hitting shelves, both physical and digital, all across the world. This week we’ve got the return of Jean Grey!

Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey collects issues #1-5 by Matthew Rosenberg, Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Fonteriz, Joe Bennett, Lorenzo Ruggiero, Ramon Rosanas, Belardino Brabo, Rachelle Rosenberg, VC’s Travis Lanham, Sunny Gho, Romulo Fajardo, Jr., Marte Gracia, Nolan Woodard, Christina Harrington, Chris Robinson, Darren Shan, and Mark Paniccia.

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Preview: All-New Wolverine #33

All-New Wolverine #33

Story: Tom Taylor
Art: Ramon Rosanas
Color: Nolan Woodard
Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit
Cover: David Lopez
Venom 30th Anniversary Cover: Dustin Weaver
Recap Page Art: Leonard Kirk, Jesus Aburtov
Graphic Designers: Jay Bowen, Anthony Gambino
Editors: Mark Paniccia, Christina Harrington
Rated T+
In Shops: Apr 04, 2018
SRP: $3.99

OLD WOMAN LAURA BEGINS!
In the not-too-distant future, the world is a utopia where heroes have succeeded in bringing peace worldwide. At the head of this utopia is none other than Laura Kinney, who’s passed on her mantle of Wolverine and is living her best life as Madripoor’s benevolent queen. But a long simmering evil will force Laura, out of retirement and back into the blue-and-yellow. This final journey will take everything Laura has to give….maybe even her life.

Review: Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey #4

If you’ve been trying to figure out what’s going on for the past three issues, Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey #4 lays it all out there. The reveal by writer Matthew Rosenberg is interesting if a bit too literal. Its taken four issues but we’re finally here.

Unlike last issue, this one feels like there’s actual movement in the story with the X-Men now having an idea as to what’s happening and a better idea as to what to do about that.

There’s some solid moments in the issue as well as some clunkers as Rosenberg is hit and miss in the dialogue. Hellion for instance has a line that had me cringe. Some of the statements by characters just don’t flow well. But, there’s also moments that had me laughing. So, it’s a bit of a mixed bag of an issue when it comes to that.

The art by Ramon Rosanas is decent but not exactly earth shattering. Scenes with Jean in her world and things catching on fire are impressive in a way. There’s a horror tinge to it that is intriguing and the idea and delivery is cool. What’s behind her is burning but when she turns it’s not. It’s a subtle idea but a neat one and looks great on a page. The final panel also hit me with a nice “hell ya” moment.

The issue is better than what we’ve been seeing and it feels like we’re finally getting some movement in things. Moments aren’t wasted here but again some of the dialogue and interactions is a bit stilted and silly. There’s a lot of characters but only a few are the focus. So, it’s overall it’s just ok. But, at least we’re getting somewhere.

Story: Matthew Rosenberg Art: Ramon Rosanas Cover Art: Victor Hugo
Color: Rachelle Rosenberg Lettering: Travis Lanham
Story: 7.25 Art: 7.25 Overall: 7.25 Recommendation: Read

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Phoenix Resurrection Gets a Teaser Video

This December, adult Jean Grey will officially return in the upcoming five-part epic Phoenix Resurrection. Marvel has released a closer look into Jean’s new world with a special teaser video.

As a true celebration of the character’s power and iconic status, all five issues will be drawn by different superstar artists, including Leinil Yu, Carlos Pacheco, Joe Bennett, and Ramon Rosanas. The series is being written by Matt Rosenberg.

Jean Grey’s newest adventure, Phoenix Resurrection hits comic shops December 27th!

Connecting Phoenix Variant Covers Showcase Jean Grey’s Adventures!

Phoenix rises again! And Marvel is celebrating with a series of connecting variant covers from Brazilian artist Victor Hugo, who is bringing his spectacular 3D art to the covers of one of Marvel’s most anticipated new series! Staring this January, Hugo’s art will appear on Jean Grey #11 as well as issues #2-5 of Phoenix Resurrection, each variant cover coming together to form a connecting portrait of the X-Men’s beloved mutant.

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the magic with Marvel’s connecting Phoenix variant covers this January!

JEAN GREY #11: PSYCH WAR PART 4: Connecting Cover 1 of 5
Written by DENNIS HOPELESS
Art by VICTOR IBANEZ and ALBERTO ALBURQUERQUE
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
On-Sale 1/31/18

 

PHOENIX RESURRECTION #2 (of 5): Connecting Cover 2 of 5
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art by CARLOS PACHECO
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
On-Sale 1/3/18

 

PHOENIX RESURRECTION #3 (of 5): Connecting Cover 3 of 5
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art by JOE BENNETT
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
On-Sale 1/10/18

 

PHOENIX RESURRECTION #4 (of 5): Connecting Cover 4 of 5
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art by RAMON ROSANAS
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
On-Sale 1/24/18

 

PHOENIX RESURRECTION #5 (of 5): Connecting Cover 5 of 5
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art by KHOI PHAM
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
On-Sale 1/31/18

Review: Astonishing X-Men #5

The Shadow King and Charles Xavier continue their twisted game in the Astral Plane, competing for the very lives of Gambit, Rogue, Old Man Logan, Fantomex and Mystique. And back in the real world, this game is leaving lasting repercussions as Psylocke, Bishop and Angel attempt to defend London from Shadow King’s psychic attacks. With two of their allies fallen, can Xavier rally his X-Men for one final push against their foe?

Astonishing X-Men #5 continues the action as the Shadow King’s infection continues to spread and Charles gathers his troops for the final battle on the psychic plane. What’s interesting is that writer Charles Soule gives us a story where I’m not too sure that Xavier is the hero. His actions, words, and just something else, shows a duplicitous and dark nature since his “death.” While it’s great to see Xavier back, here we get a colder version far from the teacher he once was.

The story itself has a nice throwback vibe about it all reminding me of earlier stories where the X-Men and Shadow King do battle. There’s visuals from artist Ramon Rosanas that absolutely reflects back on what’s happened before. A prime example is the “battle armor” while on the psychic plane. The story that Soule has set up honors what’s come before while folding in a lot that’s new too, mostly the current dynamic of the characters.

The are for the issue is decent though doesn’t quite hook me. There’s some aspects that call back to what’s come before and some scenes that are interesting when it comes to the battle between Xavier and the Shadow King. The thing that’s really interesting is some dual stories as Xavier lays out his plan to some of the team while also talking to Fantomex. The way the two play out on the page is notable and enhances Soule’s script adding a sense of dread about where Xavier is leading Fantomex.

This is an interesting first arc that honors the past while setting up… something. I’m not 100% sure where Soule is going and have some guesses based on this issue. Out of the various “X” series out there, this one comes the closest to really capturing the X-Men of old and at the same time delivering something that feels new at the same time.

Story: Charles Soule Art: Ramon Rosanas Color: Nolan Woodard Letters: Clayton Cowles
Story: 7.5 Art: 7.5 Overall: 7.5 Recommendation: Read

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Rising From The Ashes! Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey

This January, fan-favorite mutant Jean Grey returns to the X-Men and the Marvel Universe…and she’s not alone. Do Jean and Phoenix bring the world life? Or is the destruction of the universe imminent? The mystery unfolds in this five-part epic from blockbuster writer Matthew Rosenberg, featuring five different superstar artists, including startling 3D motion covers with art by Leinil Francis Yu!

And what about young Jean Grey, currently time displaced in the Marvel Universe and battling her own Phoenix visions? It all culminates in Jean Grey #11, the critical Phoenix Resurrection tie-in which will see young Jean fighting her biggest psych war yet – against the Phoenix!

Rosenberg is joined by Yu on art as well as Carlos Pacheco, Joe Bennett, Ramon Rosanas, Khoi Pham, and Jean Grey #11 is written by Dennis Hopeless with art by Victor Ibanez and Alberto Alburquerque with a cover by David Yardin.

 

 

 

 

 

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