Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Avengers #30


AVENGERS #30
GRADE: D-
STORY BY: Brian Michael Bendis
ART BY: Walter Simonson
COVER BY: Leinil Yu
PUBLISHER: Marvel

SYNOPSIS:
Its date night with Hawkeye & Spider Woman! While doing battle with the enigmatic Mr. Negative to keep him from stealing some Hydra tech, Hawkeye and Spider Woman find the time to have couples counseling while thwarting Negative’s evil machinations.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Ultimate Spider-Man #15


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #15
GRADE: B+
STORY BY: Brian Michael Bendis
ART BY: David Marquez
COVER BY: Jorge Molina
PUBLISHER: Marvel

SYNOPSIS:
The events of “United We Stand” becomes a very large part of Miles Morales’ life which spurs him to contemplate joining the big dogs in The Ultimates. Plus Maria Hill questions Miles about his uncle’s death and Ganke comes up with the one thing that will make Miles the greatest superhero in the world.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Marijuanaman #1


MARIJUANAMAN
GRADE: C+
STORY BY: Joe Casey
ART BY: Jim Mahfood
COVER BY: Jim Mahfood
PUBLISHER: Image

SYNOPSIS:
Marijuanaman is a strange visitor from another world who uses the powers he is granted through marijuana smoke to defend the peaceful denizens of Exodus from the evil corporation called Pharma-Con in this comic written by Joe Casey (Gødland) with art by Jim Mahfood (Grrrl Scouts) and based on a title character that was created by Ziggy Marley (son of Bob).

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: SWORD OF SORCERY #0


Sword of Sorcery #0
GRADE: C+
STORY BY: Christy Marx/Tony Bedard
ART BY: Aaron Lopresti/Jesus Saiz
COVER BY: Josh Middleton
PUBLISHER: DC

SYNOPSIS:
DC dives back into the world of fantasy comics with the launch of this comic that features the return of the 1980s character Amethyst who has been reimagined for the New 52 DC universe. This comic is written by Christy Marx who knows a thing or two about jewelry based heroines from her days writing for the Jem and The Holograms cartoon. The book also contains a back-up feature focusing on Beowulf by Tony Bedard and Jesus Saiz.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: New Teen Titans – Games


NEW TEEN TITANS: GAMES
GRADE: B-
STORY BY: Marv Wolfman
ART BY: George Perez
COVER BY: George Perez
PUBLISHER: DC

SYNOPSIS:
Legendary creators Marv Wolfman and George Perez return to their most successful work with the 20something years in the making GAMES Graphic Novel. Set in the heyday of the Wolfman/Perez Titans series, the team is recruited by shady government agent King Faraday to help him win a deadly matching of wits against The Gamesmaster.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Peter Cannon – Thunderbolt #1


PETER CANNON – THUNDERBOLT #1
GRADE: C
STORY BY: Steve Darnall & Alex Ross
ART BY: Johnathan Lau
COVER BY: Alex Ross
PUBLISHER: Dynamite

SYNOPSIS:
The Charlton Comics character returns in this new series from Alex Ross and Steve Darnall that updates Cannon’s origin and powers for a new generation of comic readers.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Wolverine & The X-Men #16


WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #16
GRADE: D
STORY BY: Jason Aaron
ART BY: Chris Bachalo
COVER BY: Chris Bachalo
PUBLISHER: Marvel

SYNOPSIS:
The story no one was waiting for…the origin of Kade Kilgore!

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