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janvanhamme reviewed House of X #1 Aug 7, 2019
7.5

Hickman calques himself.
This comic book is a mash-up of old Hickman's ideas. The superhero threat on Krakoa is exactly what Hickman did in The Ultimates. The big head was Reed Richards and instead of Krakoa there was a big city under the dome. New symbols and new language apperas in every Hickman's book like Black Monday Murders and Avengers/New Avengers (Captain Univere used it). There we h more

House of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Jul 24, 2019

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's m...

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janvanhamme added The Wicked + The Divine to their pull list Feb 22, 2016

The Wicked + The Divine

Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as teenagers. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critically thermonuclear floor-fillers Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to start a new ongoing superhero fantasy with a beautiful oversized issue. Welcome to THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, where gods are the ultimate po...

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janvanhamme added Vision to their pull list Feb 22, 2016

Vision

The Vision wants to be human, and what's more human than family? He goes to the laboratory where he was created, where Ultron molded him into a weapon, where he first rebelled against his given destiny, where he first imagined that he could be more, that he could be good, that he could be a man, a normal, ordinary man. And he builds them. A wife, V...

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janvanhamme added The Sheriff Of Babylon to their pull list Feb 22, 2016

The Sheriff Of Babylon

Baghdad, 2003. Florida Police officer-turned-military contractor, Chris Henry is tasked with training a new Iraqi police force. When one of his trainees ends up dead, Chris is forced to team up with Nassir, the last remaining cop in Baghdad. Pulling the strings to bring them together is the mysterious Sofia, an American-educated Iraqi who has retur...

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janvanhamme reviewed Silver Surfer #1 Jan 28, 2016
7.5

Funny and surprising

Silver Surfer #1

By: Dan Slott, Mike Allred
Released: Jan 20, 2016

"Fantastic Planet"
The Surfer has taken Dawn Greenwood to the end of the universe, and now he's going to show her the most fantastic planet of them all: Earth! It's your homeworld like you've never seen it before: with monsters, magic and...a secret that will change everything! The perfect jumping-on point for the book everyone's talking abou...

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janvanhamme added Cry Havoc to their pull list Jan 28, 2016

Cry Havoc

BEHOLD THE MODERN MONSTROSITY.
X-Men Legacy writer SIMON SPURRIER and superstar artist RYAN KELLY present fiends, fragility, and firepower in an all-new series, mixing the hard-boiled militaria of Jarhead with the dark folklore of Pan's Labyrinth. Includes an unprecedented use of multiple colorists (MATT WILSON, LEE LOUGHRIDGE, & NICK FILARDI...

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