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The Dark Spider Returns

Advantages: Great artwork, Powerful storyline utilising iconic characters
Disadvantages: Some of the political elements distract from the action

If you asked a comic-book enthusiast to name one iconic Batman story, the answer would likely be 'The Dark Knight Returns'. It was a take on a dystopian future where Batman has retired and the world has gone downhill, forcing an elderly Bruce Wayne to ret ...

SpiderJamb 30.05.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Spider-Man: Reign - Kaare Andrews

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He's Amazing, Spectacular, Sensational and now...Ultimate

Advantages: Excellent retelling of a classic story for a new generation
Disadvantages: Some pop culture references are already dated, Inconsistent artwork in places

...INTRODUCTIONLooking back over ten years after its launch, it's easy to forget the climate in which Ultimate Spider-Man was launched. The first Spider-Man film was being filmed and coming close to release, the mainstream Spider-Man comic ...

SpiderJamb 10.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Ultimate Spider-Man: Power And Responsibility - Brian Michael Bendis

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When you make a deal with the Devil, expect to get burned

Advantages: Good artwork, Interesting dilemma
Disadvantages: Weak final part, Too many plot holes and uncharacteristic choices

Every so often in comics, you will get a story that has been clearly editorially mandated, so much so that you see behind the curtain somewhat and realise the story is merely a means to get to the new status quo, instead of an attempt to tell a real story ...

SpiderJamb 13.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Spider-Man: One More Day - J.Michael Straczynski

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Take The Initiative

Advantages: Ultron's back - well, kinda...
Disadvantages: Doesn't feel as innovative as it should be

Reviewing The Mighty Avenges volume one trade paperback, which reprints issues 1 to 6 of the ongoing series of the same name, originally published in 2007. My Love For The Avengers As long as I have read and enjoyed comic books and graphic novels, ...

plipplopfromdooyoo 09.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Mighty Avengers: Ultron Initiative - Brian Michael Bendis

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Time to embrace the dark side?

Advantages: Great concept and well written
Disadvantages: Nothing really: perhaps a few small holes

Throughout my experiences of reading various Marvel comics or graphic novels, it's usually the more typical storylines and characters that appeal to me. The Avengers is something that I've always loved: the idea of the best superheroes all joining togethe ...

pmcds 14.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Dark Avengers: Assemble - Brian Michael Bendis

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