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Black Widow by Marjorie M. Liu
Black Widow: The Name of the Rose
by Marjorie M. Liu (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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I'm a huge fan of Marjorie M. Liu's novels, so I was excited to see how her writing would translate into comics. While I generally enjoyed Black Widow: The Name of the Rose, I was disappointed with the direction of the plot and kind of on the fence a...more
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Captain Marvel, Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Captain Marvel, Vol. 1: In Pursuit of Flight
by Kelly Sue DeConnick (Goodreads Author)
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X-Men by Mike Carey
" I definitely liked this book. It tells a fairly interesting story, one that couldn't be told in the normal X-books (too many comics to coordinate). The premise is interesting, and it allows the X-Men to react to a situation they would never otherw... " Read more of this review »
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Shield of Winter by Nalini Singh
Shield of Winter (Psy-Changeling, #13)
by Nalini Singh (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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The issue I had with Shield of Winter is essentially the same one I had with Kiss of Snow but to a greater extent. They both have pretty ambitious and interesting main plots but they suffer from the inclusion of too many extraneous details that bog t...more
Amazing X-Men, Volume 1 by Jason Aaron
" I have to be a little hypocritical here. I complain about comics bringing characters back from the dead so often that death becomes a revolving door, and totally loses its impact. And I complain about comics cynically killing off characters for th... " Read more of this review »
Samantha is on page 351 of 431 of Shield of Winter: I think Singh tried to cram too much into this one. It probably should've been made into two separate stories so that more time could be dedicated to building suspense and making us care about Ivy and Vasic.
Shield of Winter
Shield of Winter (Psy-Changeling, #13)
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Batman Incorporated by Grant Morrison
Batman Incorporated
by Grant Morrison
read in September, 2014
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I'll admit that I'm not a huge fan of Batman. I think I'm generally in the minority when I say that I prefer the campier versions over the serious ones. But I decided to give Grant Morrison's run of Batman Incorporated a try since I enjoyed his time...more
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