New Comics for the week of Wednesday, November 26, 2014: The Man Without Fear vs. The Iron-Man Without Shame

November 20, 2014

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The Curious Case of Sam Wilson

November 17, 2014

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(I was this close to naming this entry “They may have wanted Tim Meadows…”  I thought better of it, but if you get the reference, then you get a No-Prize.)

There has been a significant amount of attention directed at Sam Wilson becoming the all-new Captain America as part of Marvel’s Avengers Now! (note the obligatory exclamation point) initiative.  I have to say I was a big fan of the move from the moment it was announced.  I’ve loved The Falcon for ages and Anthony Mackie’s fantastic performance in Captain America: The Winter Soldier upped the public’s awareness of the character immensely. I figure if Steve was going to be picking anyone to carry on for him it would be Sam (or maybe Carol Danvers, but she’s got too much of a good thing going right now in Marvel’s other Captain book).

And I have to say, Marvel delivered.  I was not a big fan of Rick Remender’s previous run on Captain America, but I loved All-New Captain America #1.  The action was great, the character moments were spot on, and it was beautifully illustrated.

There’s one thing that’s kind of bothering me though…

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New Comics for the Week of Wednesday, November 19, 2014: “So we’re cool minimizing the struggle of alcoholics just to get Fun Tony back, right? Sweet. KEGGGERRRRRRRRR!!!!”

November 13, 2014

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New Comics for the Week of Wednesday, November 12, 2014: Not Pictured: Old Man Steve Rogers Yelling at the Young Avengers to Get Off the Mansion Lawn.

November 5, 2014

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New comics for the week of Wednesday, November 5, 2014: Dick Grayson Can’t outrun his checkered past!

October 30, 2014

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New comics for the week of Wednesday, October 29, 2014: Everyone copes with the death of a loved one differently. Steve Rogers choses to distract himself with piggyback rides atop ninja killing mercenaries. .

October 23, 2014

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Avengers & X-Men: AXIS: Rick Remender’s first Marvel book I don’t hate.

October 18, 2014

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