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The Greatest Supervillains of All Time

Apirl 1st, 2012- For several weeks I have been debating with some of my fellow Comic Booked staffers about who the absolute best super villains of all time are. Someone has made a case for just about every villain that [...]

April 1, 2012 Reviews
What does Cap have in store for his Black Ops team of Avengers?

Secret Avengers 21.1 Reviewed!

Secret Avengers 21.1 is an important .1 issue for several reasons. Its the first issue with writer Rick Remender at the helm, an event I’ve personally been looking forward to since the announcement was made at NYCC at Marvel’s Avengers [...]

January 29, 2012 Reviews
Art by Khoi Pham

Venom Infects The Marvel Universe In January

January is Venom month in the Marvel Universe! To commemorate the big changes concerning everyone’s favorite symbiote, Venom will be infecting the heroes of Marvel in special, limited edition variant covers. From the Avengers to the X-Men, no one is [...]

November 22, 2011 Reviews
Cover art by Tony Moore

Lan Medina Joins Rick Remender In Venom #10

Flash Thompson has been through a lot during his years. One of the oldest characters still appearing in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man, Flash has gone from Peter Parker’s bully, to Spider-Man’s B.F.F., to decorated D.A.V. Earlier this year, Flash [...]

November 3, 2011 Reviews
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Spider-Island Concludes!

Alright, Spider-Fans, this is the big finish so hang on tight, we have four, count ‘em, FOUR books to cover! To keep the size of this review manageable I’m going to go through the miniseries titles pretty fast. SPIDER-ISLAND: SPIDER-GIRL #3 by [...]

October 29, 2011 Reviews
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Spider-Island: Heroes For Hire and Amazing Spider-Man!

We’re fast approaching the end of this event and these reviews have become bi-weekly because Marvel seems to be putting out just one issue a week. It’s more fun for me to cover more than one book in these reviews, so [...]

October 15, 2011 Reviews
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Spider-Island: Spider-Girl #1 and Venom #6

Spider-Island continues this week with two new stories! Let’s just jump into it and see if the story has lost any momentum! If you missed last week’s releases check out coverage of them right HERE SPIDER-ISLAND: SPIDER-GIRL #1 of 3: [...]

August 22, 2011 Reviews
Will Ben Reilly be making a return to the Spider-Man universe?

New Marvel Teaser: Is The Scarlet Spider Coming Back?

So, it seems that everyone is coming out of the woodwork for Spider-Island, including everyone’s most hated Spider-Man clone. Or at least that’s what Marvel is trying to imply with their newest teaser image. The press release, titled “Scarlet Spider [...]

August 20, 2011 Reviews
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Graphic Novel Recommendation: Maximum Carnage!

Here at Comic Booked, we pride ourselves on bringing our readers the latest news in the comic book world, as well as honest reviews of current books and movies. But sometimes, certain books and stories slip by under the radar [...]

August 9, 2011 Reviews
Amazing Spider-Man #663 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #663 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #663 “The Return of Anti-Venom Part One: The Ghost of Jean DeWolff” Writer: Dan Slott Pencils: Giuseppe Camuncoli Inks: Klaus Jansen Colors: Matt Hollingsworth Summary Anti-Venom arrives to break up a drug shipment, only to find that he’s [...]

June 6, 2011 Reviews
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Marvel’s Free Comic Book Day Issues

Marvel is one publisher that always has books for Free Comic Book Day. Now, I know it was over a week ago but I ordered some stuff from Discount Comic Book Service and with that order I was able to [...]

May 25, 2011 Reviews
‘I Am Captain America’ Variants

‘I Am Captain America’ Variants

During the months of June and July, Marvel plans to celebrate the theatrical release of Captain America: The First Avenger with a series of variant cover. These variants, dubbed “I am Captain America”, feature, instead of the expected Sentinel of [...]

May 12, 2011 Reviews
Venom To Visit Spider-Island

Venom To Visit Spider-Island

In addition to the previously announced Spider-Girl and Cloak & Dagger tie-ins, the events of this summer’s Spider-Island will also cross through the recently launched Venom title. Venom #6 will be written, as always, by Rick Remender and feature pencils [...]

May 11, 2011 Reviews
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Is the New Venom a Haunt Rip Off?

Reading the new Venom story-arc, one gets a feeling of deja vu.  Something seems strangely familiar here. If you have read Image Comics current run of Haunt, that may go a long way in explaining this phenomena. Is the new [...]

March 30, 2011 Features, Reviews
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Comic Polity – The Rebirth Phenomenon

With the new Captain America Trailer out, I thought it would be timely to discuss a trend in the Marvel U that I like to call the “Rebirth Phenomenon.”  Now this could be considered the repetitive bringing back of countless [...]

March 24, 2011 Features