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reviewed: Vision #1
I've been interested in the Vision for a long time but have only read a handful of comics featuring him. I know he's an andr...
Vision #1 - Tom   King, Gabriel Hernandez Walta, Mike del Mundo
reviewed: Good Morning, Midnight
Augustine lives alone an an observatory at the north pole, living out his days doing what he loves when everyone else evacuat...
Good Morning, Midnight - Lily Brooks-Dalton
reviewed: Essential X-Men, Vol. 1 (Marvel Essentials) (v. 1)
Essential X-Men, Vol. 1 contains Giant Size X-Men #1 and X-Men #94-119.The X-Men battle Krakoa, Count Nefaria, Kierrok the Da...
Essential X-Men, Vol. 1 (Marvel Essentials) (v. 1) - Chris Claremont;John Byrne
reviewed: Karnak #1
Karnak has been my favorite member of the Inhumans since I first encountered him in an issue of Marvel Two-In-One. Since the...
Karnak #1 - Warren Ellis, Gerardo Zaffino, David Aja
reviewed: The Heavenly Table: A Novel
When their father dies, the Jewett brothers are left without guidance until they decide to emulate their hero, a dime-novel h...
The Heavenly Table: A Novel - Donald Ray Pollock
reviewed: The Ballad of Black Tom
Tommy Tester is a hustler, doing what he has to to make ends meet and support his ailing father. When he meets Robert Suydam...
The Ballad of Black Tom - Victor LaValle
reviewed: Lovecraft Country
Lovecraft Country is a collection of inter-connected stories about an extended African American family in the mid to late 194...
Lovecraft Country - Matt Ruff
reviewed: Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal
One night, Kamala Khan walks through a cloud of mysterious mist and comes out a super hero. Can she juggle the secret life o...
Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal - G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona
reviewed: Captain America
This Marvel Pocket Books Captain America collects Cap's Silver Age revival in Avengers #4 and some of his early adventures in...
Captain America - Marvel Comics
reviewed: Galápagos
One million years in the future, a man recounts humanity's origins in the Galapagos islands.This was the third Kurt Vonnegut ...
Galápagos - Kurt Vonnegut
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: Walter Simonson, Vol. 1
334 - 336: With the super hero registration act looming, the Fantastic Four head to Washington DC with numerous C-list super ...
Fantastic Four Visionaries: Walter Simonson, Vol. 1 - Walter Simonson, Rich Buckler, Ron Lim
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: Walter Simonson, Vol. 2
342: A kid kills himself with gasoline and a match, emulating his hero, the Human Torch. Torch vows never to use his powers...
Fantastic Four Visionaries: Walter Simonson, Vol. 2 - Walter Simonson, Danny Fingeroth, Rex Valve
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: Walter Simonson, Vol. 3
347-349: A skrull takes the Fantastic Four out of action and forms a new Fantastic Four with Spider-Man, the Hulk, Wolverine...
Fantastic Four Visionaries: Walter Simonson, Vol. 3 - Walter Simonson, Art Adams, Gracine Tanaka
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 1
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 1 collects issues 232-240 of the Fantastic Four. John Byrne writes and draws ev...
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 1 - John Byrne
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 2
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 2 contains issues 241-250 of the Fantastic Four, all written and drawn by John B...
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 2 - John Byrne
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 6
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 6 contains 276-284, Thing 23, and Secret Wars II 2.The Fantastic Four battle a ...
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 6 - John Byrne, Jim Shooter, Mike Carlin, Ron Wilson, Al Milgrom
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 5
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 5 contains 268-275, and Annual 18, Thing 19.Reed, Sue, Johnny and She Hulk deal...
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 5 - John Byrne
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 4
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 4 contains Fantastic Four 258-267, Alpha Flight #4, and The Thing #10, all conco...
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 4 - John Byrne
reviewed: Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 3
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 3 contains Fantastic Four 251-257, plus Annual 17, Thing #2, and Avengers #233....
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne, Vol. 3 - John Byrne
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