Tag Brian Michael Bendis

You Want 2nds? Ultimate End #2

Hi folks, welcome to ARCHIE G’s. I’m your waiter, Raoul. Here at ARCHIE G’s, we don’t think you can make a dependable Pull List decision based on the first serving of a comic. Publishers throw everything they’ve got at a…

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Words For Pictures

I love me some instructional books. I’m always looking for anything that’ll help me be a better comic writer and you know I’ve learned two things in my pursuit of the perfect book: 1) There are a lot of bad…

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Avengers vs. X-Men #10

Avengers vs. X-Men, the high-octane superhero romp featuring the X-Men and the Avengers continued last week with its tenth issue. The Hope centric plot plodded onward, bringing the expansive mini-series ever closer to its conclusion.
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Spider-Men #1

You can say whatever you want about Brian Michael Bendis, some fans love him, some hate him, but he has done a great job as the Ultimate Spider-Man scribe over the past 10 years. He also has been pretty familiar…

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Avengers vs. X-Men #5

In the fifth installment of Avengers vs. X-Men, the highly anticipated mini-series featuring Marvel's mutants and resident team of Avengers, the pace definitively picks up as tensions come to a head between the two teams vying for their personal stakes in Hope's destiny. However, despite an epic-scoped story, the collective of Marvel architects fail to capitalize on the story's potential with a lackluster fifth outing which explodes the X-Men mythos with a barrage of head scratching developments.
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Avengers vs. X-Men #1

Similarly to film, summers tend to lend themselves to huge blockbuster story lines in comics. With seven years of planning behind it, Marvel's 2012 foray pits the Avengers against the X-Men. The Hope-centric plot brings together the world's greatest heroes and places them on opposing sides; one fights to save the world, the other to preserve its very existence.
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Comic Culture April 4th

This week hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija discuss Brian Michael Bendis’ new deal with Random House, Scott Pilgrim going to color, details of the AvX launch party, Free Comic Book Day tidbits, and Angry Birds. The guys also open…

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Avengers vs. X-Men #0

Since her birth in the Alaskan cold in the 2007 X-Men crossover Messiah Complex, Hope Summers has been the central figure in all mutant related stories. From her role in the latest Cable series which lead to her return to the present during Second Coming, Hope has been an integral player in Marvel's plans for the X-books, destined to either save the mutant race from extinction or to destroy the world. That wasn't even the beginning of the complete story mind you, as the planning for this crossover stretches as far back as the 2005 mini-series House of M which resulted in the mutant gene being wiped out by the Scarlet Witch.
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Review: New Avengers #12

With an Avenger in the hospital and fighting for her life, issue twelve of New Avengers arrived on the stands last week. Let's have a look at how this book is shaping up after a year's worth of issues.
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Review: Moon Knight #1

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artists: Alex Maleev Colours: Matthew Wilson Letters: Cory Petit Covers: Bryan Hitch, Paul Mounts, and Paul Neary; Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado; Mark Texeira Published: Marvel Comics   Bendis and Maleev reunite once again to bring…

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