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NYCC 2014

Con Report: New York Comic Con – Day 3

So day three of New York Comic Con, Saturday, was a big day for panels. That’s pretty much what I did all day, sitting through five panels in total, so I’m just going to dive right in and give some [...]

October 12, 2014 Features
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Review: Uncanny X-Men #23

    Professor Xavier died at the end of Avengers VS X-Men. Now, almost two years later, “The Last Will and Testament of Charles Xavier” is the focal point of a new story line in Uncanny X-Men. In a flashback that takes place [...]

July 20, 2014 Reviews
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Review: The United States of Murder Inc. #1

As I stated before in my recent review of the latest issue in the Powers franchise, it feels like Bendis and Oeming are stuck in a creative rut, with no place to move the story forward. After all, it is [...]

May 17, 2014 Reviews
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Review: Powers – The Bureau #9

Star power is the most effective marketing tool a writer or an artist has these days in the field of comics. The marketplace struggles to come up with new ideas (or effectively regurgitate variations on old ones). As a writer [...]

April 23, 2014 Reviews
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Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview: Ultimate Spider-Man #200

Original Ultimate Spider-Man creator and still current/only series writer Brian Michael Bendis? Got him. Artists such as Sara Pichelli who made history as the co-creator of the first African/Hispanic Spider-Man, Miles Morales? Got her too. Spidey? Duh, of course. Peter [...]

March 16, 2014 News
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Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview: Survive #1

Check out the latest Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview: Survive #1, which promises to continue to shake up Marvel's Ultimate Universe in major ways. [...]

March 13, 2014 News
2013 End of Year Comic Awards

Comic Booked’s Best of 2013

With this being my first year at Comic Booked, I was very proud to participate and work with everybody on putting this year end list together. Essentially, these are the staff picks for best books, writers, and artists of 2013. [...]

December 28, 2013 Features
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Review: Cataclysm: The Ultimates’ Last Stand

Galactus is hungry. A universal constant. But, is he hungry enough to eat the entire Ultimate Marvel Universe? We will soon find out as this week heralds in Cataclysm: The Ultimates’ Last Stand #1 to a comic shop near you. [...]

November 6, 2013 Reviews
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Review: Uncanny X-Men #11

Life long X-Men fans have stuck through some tough times.  At any moment they can rattle off the top twenty worst issues in X-Men lore.  We can consider ourselves lucky that the worst issues have come and gone and we [...]

August 30, 2013 Reviews
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Review: Uncanny X-Men #10

Have you ever gone to the movies and immediately after it was over all you wanted to do was watch all over again?   Have you ever wanted to do that with a comic?  No, I am not talking about [...]

August 19, 2013 Reviews
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Review: All-New X-Men #15

How do Marvel superheroes live with themselves?  They time travel like it is just “another thing to do”.  Do they not remember there are repercussions to anything they change?  Haven’t they ever seen Back to the Future!?  They are determined [...]

August 7, 2013 Reviews
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Review:Uncanny X-Men #9

Make this another issue of Uncanny X-Men where the story actually moves forward!  Cyclops and his Extinction Team of X-Men decide to go back and save the guy who can produce Gold Balls that go, PLOINK from S.H.I.E.L.D.   This [...]

August 6, 2013 Reviews
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First Look: X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1

So the past X-Men aren’t enough, we have to add the Future X-Men as well!?  We all know during big Marvel events – especially ones that feature the X-Men – someone bites the bullet.   So will future Cyclops kills [...]

July 30, 2013 Reviews
All-New X-Men #14

Review: All-New X-Men #14

How do you go from having stellar issue after issue to putting out a very mediocre one?  The Phoenix Force tease was simply a tease, a ruse by Jean Grey to fool all of their enemies.  Freak them out with [...]

July 23, 2013 Reviews
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Review: Uncanny X-Men #8

Wasn’t Danger supposed to be on the Extinction Team?  When was the last time you even saw her, I am pretty sure it was in the All-New X-Men covers but I could be wrong.  On one side I am absolutely [...]

July 12, 2013 Reviews