This title brought about a strange collection of feelings for me. I would have liked to have written a “Look Deeper” post about it, but I may need to separate myself from it a little more before being able to do that. As of right now the dominant feeling this book has brought forth is……
This story not only has emotional weight and significance, it also pairs nicely with the short-story “The Killing Stroke” by Fabian Niceza in showing what happened to the members of Freedom Force that caused them to disband as the government’s super-team
Rogue & Gambit (2018) #1 by Kelly Thompson Rogue and Gambit wee my absolute two favorite heroes growing up. I there is an entire generation of people who learned to read in the early 90s for whom this was their first introduction to the idea of “tragic love,” the sort of love that’s doomed to…
Maverick spun out of Wolverine-centric X-Men stories and was essentially a mercenary with ties to Wolverine’s past in general and Weapon X in specific. If that sounds familiar, it should: it could also describe Deadpool. In fact, the Maverick ongoing series started around the same time as the Deadpool ongoing series did.
Ever see those black-and-white film-school short films on YouTube? That? That’s what Faces and Infantasy are
What is my ultimate feeling for Compendium, then? It’s a strong technical book that is over too quickly. Here’s hoping we see some more of Curtis’ work soon.
Tam’s hybrid of military action, character drama and tense western works wonderfully. His respect for the subject matter is evident.
All in all a powerful book that tackles more issues then just powers and conspiracies, it also tackles issues like spiritual infinity and the responsibility of those with power. This is a must for fans of X-Men and similar titles
Other than the minor quibbles, Black Womb did what all great series openers should: it laid down a strong foundation for the future and provided an entertaining read on its own.
The events get started with an unnamed girl dreamily wandering about a wooded area. Was it a nightmare?