Category: Comics


Comics: House of M

Posted 3 June, 2020 by Lianne in Comics / 0 Comments

House of M
By: Brian Michael Bendis (Writer), Olivier Coipel (Penciler), Sergio Miranda (Translator), Tim Townsend (Inker), Rick Magyar (Inker), Fernando Lopes (Translator), John Dell (Inker), Scott Hanna (Inker), Frank D’Armata (Colourist), Chris Eliopoulos (Letterer)
Format/Source: Paperback; my purchase

The Marvel event of the decade is here! The Avengers and the X-Men are faced with a common foe that becomes their greatest threat: Wanda Maximoff! The Scarlet Witch is out of control, and the fate of the entire world is in her hands. Will Magneto help his daughter or use her powers to his own benefit? Starring the Astonishing X-Men and the New Avengers! You know how sometimes you hear the phrase: and nothing will ever be the same again? Well, this time believe it, buster! Nothing will ever be the same again!

Collects: House of M #1-8.

I had been curious to check out this story as I heard good things about it and it’s a major event in the Marvel comic universe. Plus, when I heard that Wanda was going to have her own show on Disney+ and they hinted that it was going to be crazy fun but also really sad, I thought of this comic (and secretly wish it will follow this storyline to some extent because it logically makes sense given where she was left at at the end of Endgame).

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Comics: Avengers: The Final Host

Posted 2 August, 2019 by Lianne in Comics / 0 Comments

Avengers: The Final Host (Vol. 1)
By: Jason Aaron (Writer), Ed McGuiness (Illustrator), Ed McGuinness (Illustrator), Sara Pichelli (Illustrator), David Marquez (Illustrator), Andrea Sorrentino (Illustrator)
Format/Source: Paperback; my purchase

A new era for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! Steve Rogers. Tony Stark. Thor Odinson. The big three are reunited at last! And just in time to save the world from total annihilation at the hands of their most powerful enemies yet – the 2,000-foot-tall space gods known as the Celestials! Behold the coming of the Final Host! But who will answer the call as a new team of Avengers assemble? Hint: one of them has a flaming skull. As Black Panther and Doctor Strange battle for their lives deep within the earth, Captain Marvel faces death and destruction raining down from the skies…and what about the Savage Hulk? Plus, no gathering of Avengers would be complete without a certain Prince of Lies! But what world-shaking connection exists between the Dark Celestials and Odin’s ancient band of Prehistoric Avengers?

COLLECTING: AVENGERS 1-6, MATERIAL FROM FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2018

The Avengers and a threat in the form of the Celestials? Yeah, count me in! Jason Aaron has quickly become one of those graphic novel writers who I would immediately check out if he has a new series; I’ve enjoyed his run on Thor and Doctor Strange.

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Comics: Mera: Queen of Atlantis

Posted 29 July, 2019 by Lianne in Comics / 0 Comments

Mera: Queen of Atlantis
By: Dan Abnett (Goodreads Author), Lan Medina (Illustrations)
Format/Source: Paperback; my brother’s purchase

From the pages of Aquaman comes a brand-new adventure starring Mera, in her own title for the first time ever!

Just in time for the Warner Bros. Aquaman feature film, featuring Jason Momoa as Aquaman and Amber Heard as Mera, comes a thrilling new look at Atlantis from Mera’s perspective in Mera: Queen of Atlantis!

As the brutal Atlantean Civil War rages, Mera must keep the peace between the surface world and Atlantis as its newly anointed queen in exile. But when Aquaman’s brother Orm, a.k.a. Ocean Master, learns of his homeland’s fate, he feels he must return to Atlantis as its king and savior! But Orm is now torn between his duty to Atlantis and his love for his new surface family–and both he and Mera will clash over the futures they choose to fight for!

From the critically acclaimed author Dan Abnett (Aquaman) and Eisner Award-winning artist Lan Medina (Fables), Atlantis gets a new ruler in Mera: Queen of Atlantis! Collects #1-6.

It’s been a while since I’ve read anything from DC, I think, so here we are. This was on queue for a while, my brother had picked it up (he’s the DC fan between us) and said he liked it enough. Contains some spoilers ahead!

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Comics: Thor: Ragnaroks

Posted 12 July, 2019 by Lianne in Comics / 0 Comments

Thor: Ragnaroks
By: Michael Avon Oeming (Text), Dan Berman (Text), Scott Kolins (Illustrations), Andrea Di Vito (Illustrations)
Format/Source: Paperback; my purchase

Three Asgardian epics in one legendary volume! In a tale from Asgard’s glory days, Thor stands beside his brothers-in-arms when the Warriors Three are put on trial for murder – and ties himself to their fate! Years later, the end is nigh for the gods – and only Thor and his Avengers allies might be able to stave off Ragnarok, the end of all things! But will the Odinson be Asgard’s savior, or the architect of its downfall? And will noble alien warrior Beta Ray Bill escape the end of one world – only to face the end of his own? Bill must face a creature of who turns his enemies to dust to fuel the stars! Can he save his people from cosmic immolation?

COLLECTING: THOR: BLOOD OATH 1-6, THOR (1998) 80-85, STORMBREAKER: THE SAGA OF BETA RAY BILL 1-6

Thor. Ragnarok. What more can I say, of course I’m onboard for a volume like this! 🙂

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Comics: Thor: The World Eaters

Posted 17 May, 2019 by Lianne in Comics / 0 Comments

Thor: The World Eaters
By: Matt Fraction (Writer), Pasqual Ferry (Illustrator)
Format/Source: Hardback; my purchase

In the wake of Siege, Asgard must take its proper place as the Golden Realm, most glorious of the nine worlds of myth. But that means Thor’s home isn’t just a beacon…it’s a target! And what happens to the Asgardians and the denizens of all nine worlds — including Earth! — when a dark, destructive force from another reality comes on the warpath?

Collecting: Thor 615-621

This came my way as I was actually searching for this title rather; I liked the title and the premise sounded interesting so I picked it up anyhow.

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