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Ryan reviewed The Mighty Thor #8 Apr 19, 2019
6.0

Boring and kind of unnecessary issue. Asgard seems brainwashed after the death of Thor in Fear Itself as no one remembers Thor and the Mighty Tanarius has replaced him. All except Loki, who only remembers Thor thanks to the three witches. The All-Mothers are beginning to make reforms to Asgard as Tanarus is revealed to be Ulik in disguise in a plot by the trolls to take advantage of the power vacu more

The Mighty Thor #8

By: Matt Fraction, Pasqual Ferry
Released: Nov 23, 2011

Who is Tanarus, and why is he the new God of Thunder?

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Ryan reviewed Avengers #6 Apr 19, 2019
5.5

Very very very bad ending to an otherwise great opening arc for this series. The solution for fighting the dark celestials you ask? Well Thor and She Hulk eat ice and grow celestial size and Tony Stark presses a button and gets an enormous celestial size suit from Mars while Ghost Rider replaces his 69 Charger with a dead celestial body. It. was. awful. Over climatic doesn’t even begin to descri more

Avengers #6

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Aug 22, 2018

THE FINAL HOST concludes!
The final battle against the Dark Celestials. A battle unlike any the Avengers have ever experienced. A battle a million years in the making. The new team of heavy hitters assembles at last. But will the young, inexperienced Ghost Rider prove to be the most important and powerful member of all?
Rated T+

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Ryan reviewed Avengers #5 Apr 19, 2019
8.0

The series is overall good but its the little things that hold it back. The horrible jokes. Tony Stark talking wayyyyy to much. Trying to fit 2000 foot tall celestials in less than 1/8 of a page. The stupid retcons. She Hulk and Robbie’s writing from Jason Aaron. Ok thats a lot of bad things but this series is actually really great and also LOKI🤩

Avengers #5

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 18, 2018

Behold the wildest, most awe-inspiring team of Avengers ever assembled! But will it be enough to defeat the combined powers of Loki and the Final Host of Dark Celestials? And what is the startling secret of the Progenitor?
Rated T+

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Ryan reviewed Avengers #4 Apr 19, 2019
8.0

This series, and issue in particular, tends to focus heavily on weird retcons to the origins of humanity rather than action or team building. Though the art is still great and overall series is still pretty good their is definitely room for improvement. Wish we got more time with the prehistoric Avengers. Not a fan of Aaron’s characterization of Robbie as well

Avengers #4

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 4, 2018

How do the Avengers possibly defeat a crew of 2,000-foot-tall, nearly omnipotent Dark Celestials bent on annihilating the human race? While Thor and Hulk search for answers deep within the bowels of Old Asgard, we learn more about the untold history of Odin and his Prehistoric Avengers!
Rated T+

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Ryan reviewed Avengers #3 Apr 19, 2019
9.0

Easily the best issue yet as Aaron’s opening arc continues. Aaron writes Loki’s dialogue spot on and McGuinness draws him perfectly. I can’t wait to learn more about the prehistoric Avengers next issue

Avengers #3

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jun 20, 2018

THE FINAL HOST PART 3 FROM JASON AARON AND ED MCGUINNESS!
Fate has once again brought together Earth's Mightiest Heroes to face their greatest challenge yet. But with Captain America now taken prisoner by Loki, what hope do these new Avengers have to defeat the Final Host of Dark Celestials? And what startling secrets are still left to be uncov...

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Ryan reviewed Avengers #2 Apr 19, 2019
8.5

Loki is my favorite Marvel character ever outside of Spider Man, so I was extremely excited to see him appear at the end of this issue. I wasn’t actually surprised because we saw Loki find a dark celestial in Marvel Legacy 1. The art is a pure delight but I wish the writing for She Hulk and Ghost Rider were better.

Avengers #2

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: May 16, 2018

• Black Panther and Dr. Strange battle for their lives deep within the earth...
•  Captain Marvel battles death and destruction raining down from the skies...
•  ...while Thor, Iron Man and Captain America lead the valiant (yet hopeless) fight against the Final Host of Dark Celestials.
•  And Ghost Rider and the Savage Hu...

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Ryan reviewed Avengers #1 Apr 19, 2019
8.5

I loved Marvel Legacy 1, and I’m happy the story is finally continuing in Jason Aaron’s Avengers. The McGuinness’ art is colorful, fun, and vibrant and the roster of the team is very intriguing. Aaron writes his characters exceptionally, well, all except Ghost Rider that is. Amazing start to a hopefully great series

Avengers #1

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: May 2, 2018

A NEW ERA DAWNS FOR EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES -
courtesy of JASON AARON and ED McGUINNESS!
Thor Odinson. Steve Rogers. Tony Stark. The Big Three of the Avengers 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 2000-foot-tall space gods known as Celestials.

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Ryan rated The Mighty Thor #7 Apr 19, 2019
7.5

The Mighty Thor #7

By: Matt Fraction, Pasqual Ferry
Released: Oct 26, 2011

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN Discover the true story behind the Serpent and Odin's past!

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Ryan reviewed The Mighty Thor #6 Mar 2, 2019
8.0

A worthy finale for a great and unique Thor story. I love the idea of Thor going up against Galactus

The Mighty Thor #6

By: Matt Fraction, Olivier Coipel
Released: Sep 28, 2011

The finale of THE GALACTUS SEED! Odin and Galactus are ready to fight one another to the death and only Thor and the Silver Surfer stand between them... and us! And in Fallen Asgard,
Volstagg leads an unlikely army in aide of man and Asgardian alike...but what if only Loki holds the key to saving the day?

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Ryan reviewed The Mighty Thor #5 Mar 2, 2019
9.0

Another astonishing issue. The world of Thor is crazy with Siege and Fear Itself coming back to back but Fraction still manages to driver a great story

The Mighty Thor #5

By: Matt Fraction, Olivier Coipel
Released: Aug 31, 2011

Thor and the Surfer battle on the surface of Mars, hundreds of millions of kilometers away from the ultimate Asgardian-Galactus WAR! And meanwhile on Earth, Volstagg is left alone to defend Asgard from hostile invaders... well, all alone, save for Loki who comes bearing the magical gifts of the Weird Sisters that only he can see. Will they REALLY ...

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Ryan reviewed The Mighty Thor #4 Mar 2, 2019
8.5

Galactus Seed is a great opening arc for the Fraction-Coipel dream team and I can’t wait to see how it ends. Sid is treated as Thor’s equal while Loki is just as clever and mischievous as ever

The Mighty Thor #4

By: Matt Fraction, Olivier Coipel
Released: Jul 27, 2011

ASGARD RISES AGAINST GALACTUS! The World Eater has come for something buried deep within the heart of Fallen Asgard. As Odin leads an assault wave of gods against Galactus, a wounded Thor must contend with the Silver Surfer once more! All of which leaves Volstagg and Kid Loki in charge of the Shining City for an afternoon. What could possibly go wr...

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Ryan reviewed The Mighty Thor #3 Mar 2, 2019
8.0

This Thor series is really good but its sadly overlooked by the Aaron run that comes after it

The Mighty Thor #3

By: Matt Fraction, Olivier Coipel
Released: Jun 22, 2011

The fate of the world lies in the hands of the Asgardians, for Galactus is coming...and he hungers! Thor and the Silver Surfer must determine what to do with the Galactus Seed, the artifact with the potential to end the entire universe. And what deal is being struck between Odin and Galactus himself, behind closed doors?

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Ryan reviewed The Mighty Thor #2 Mar 1, 2019
8.5

This issue does what last issue couldn’t by making Thor center stage while he took a backseat last issue. The Silver Surfer is great and although Fraction’s dialogue makes it hard to read, the plot is intriguing and engaging

The Mighty Thor #2

By: Matt Fraction, Olivier Coipel
Released: May 25, 2011

The Silver Surfer has arrived on Earth with a message: Galactus is coming! Thor is the only one powerful enough to?stand against the might of the World Eater but he has been weakened from his journey to the World Tree! Loki and Sif join forces to protect Asgard on Earth, but can they manage without Thor? The secrets of the GALACTUS SEED can not sta...

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Ryan reviewed The Mighty Thor #1 Mar 1, 2019
8.0

Pretty good start to hopefully a great story arc. I love how Fraction treats Thor and Sif as equals and I can never get enough of Loki, even when he’s a kid. I’m really looking forward to when Galactus arrives and the art by Coipel is extraordinary

The Mighty Thor #1

By: Matt Fraction, Olivier Coipel
Released: Apr 27, 2011

It's a shining, golden, new age for the Thunder God and Matt Fraction and Olivier Coipel are back to lead the charge! Thor and Sif dive deep into the heart of the fractured World Tree to reclaim an artifact from beyond time and space, an artifact that attracts the attention of the Silver Surfer. And when a herald such as he arrives on Earth, the ar...

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Ryan posted on Dan's profile Feb 24, 2019

Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel issues 2-6 missing. Thanks!

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Dan - Feb 24, 2019

Added!

Ryan reviewed Secret Avengers #16 Feb 24, 2019
8.0

So a lot of stuff happened , and somehow not much of anything happened? Stay with me here. This issue had me confused so you may have to reread it once or twice. So Maria Hill strikes a deal with MODOK and the war between SHIELD and AIM ends. Mockingbird goes back to normal after her AIM brainwashing. Taskmaster survived his execution, but it was never really revealed if he was loyal to SHIELD or more

Secret Avengers #16

By: Nick Spencer, Luke Ross
Released: Feb 26, 2014

HOW TO MA.I.M. A MOCKINGBIRD CONCLUSION!
•  Maria Hill strikes a deal with...A.I.M.???
•  Some are dead. Some are alive. Some are in between. And some quit.
•  The Secret Avengers will never be the same.

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Ryan reviewed Secret Avengers #15 Feb 24, 2019
8.5

This issue is a lot better than the last but were still not getting a lot of answers. Not too much dialogue and great action though!

Secret Avengers #15

By: Nick Spencer, Luke Ross
Released: Feb 12, 2014

HOW TO MA.I.M. A MOCKINGBIRD, Part Four
•  Secret Avengers X the A.I.M. island = Blood, sweat, punches and broken bones.
•  Events that began in #1 move to their conclusion.
•  A Secret Avenger dies.

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Ryan reviewed Secret Avengers #14 Feb 24, 2019
7.5

This was a very confusing issue. Apparently MODOK is spilling AIM’s secrets to Maria. Mockingbird is a traitor working for AIM and the explanation by Andrew is very confusing. Nick Fury, Daisy, and Bucky are just sitting around I assume? We’re grtting no answers as to why Clint and Nat joined the team, or why Nick Fury Jr is a murderer, or any answers about all this Reverie stuff at all. At le more

Secret Avengers #14

By: Nick Spencer, Butch Guice
Released: Jan 15, 2014

HOW TO MA.I.M. A MOCKINGBIRD, Part Three
•  The traitor at the heart of the group is revealed.
•  Mockingbird faces a crossroads that threatens to tear her apart.
•  Travel to the past. See the future.

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Ryan reviewed Secret Avengers #13 Feb 24, 2019
8.5

I do love Taskmaster but this comic just takes all the wrong risks. Like Mockingbird being trapped inside AIM for this long is dumb and what was the point of War Machine and Hulk becoming Secret Avengers if they don’t do anything?

Secret Avengers #13

By: Nick Spencer, Butch Guice
Released: Dec 18, 2013

HOW TO MAIM A MOCKINGBIRD, Part Two
•  Secret Avengers are taken down by A.I.M.?!
•  Taskmaster and Mockingbird go full stealth mode as the entire A.I.M. island searches for them.
•  A.I.M.'s secrets are spilled. Forson's wild card is revealed. A team member down.

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Ryan reviewed Secret Avengers #12 Feb 24, 2019
8.5

I really love what Spencer is doing this is great. My favorite part of this issue is when MODOK comes out of the jet, revealing to be the real mastermind and Maria is just like oh ****. Hilarious. We better start getting some answers soon though because there are only 4 issues left!

Secret Avengers #12

By: Nick Spencer, Butch Guice
Released: Dec 4, 2013

HOW TO MAIM A MOCKINGBIRD, Part One
•  Can Mockingbird escape before the High Council of A.I.M. discovers her true identity?
•  Maria Hill gets a mind-bending offer from a rogue A.I.M. operative. And you probably know him. It's REDACTED.
•  Hawkeye, Black Widow and Fury plumb the "depths" of ...

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Ryan reviewed Secret Avengers #9 Feb 24, 2019
8.0

In the Marvel’s description for the issue, it says Daisy vs Maria, for everything. Well they don’t exactly fight or anything and all this issue did was set up a fight for the future. Anyways, this issue was more boring than usual but still extremely interesting

Secret Avengers #9

By: Nick Spencer, Butch Guice
Released: Sep 18, 2013

"Lexington"
•  An old friend is laid to rest, while a new one joins the fray.
•  Quake versus Maria Hill, for everything.

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Ryan reviewed Secret Avengers #8 Feb 24, 2019
8.5

This issue somehow continued to be fun and entertaining despite not as much action as previous issues. The SHIELD drama reminds me a lot of Hickman’s Secret Warriors as does the big number of characters and complex plot. Love this series!

Secret Avengers #8

By: Nick Spencer, Nic Klein
Released: Aug 28, 2013

"The Cathedral"
The fallout from the Secret Avengers' attack on AIM Island continues!Inside the chambers of the High Council of AIM.

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Ryan rated Thanos Rising #5 Feb 23, 2019
4.0

Thanos Rising #5

By: Jason Aaron, Simone Bianchi
Released: Aug 28, 2013

Thanos' Rise is now complete.... setting the stage for Marvel's massive, universe changing event: INFINITY!

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Ryan rated Thanos Rising #4 Feb 23, 2019
5.5

Thanos Rising #4

By: Jason Aaron, Simone Bianchi
Released: Jul 17, 2013

Thanos kills a lot of people

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Ryan rated Thanos Rising #3 Feb 23, 2019
5.5

Thanos Rising #3

By: Jason Aaron, Simone Bianchi
Released: Jun 5, 2013

The Mad Titan flees his home in search of true love.But how many lives will he have to take to find it?The book so blood-soaked you’ll be glad it’s a mini-series.

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Ryan rated Thanos Rising #2 Feb 23, 2019
5.0

Thanos Rising #2

By: Jason Aaron, Simone Bianchi
Released: May 1, 2013

THE RISE OF MARVEL'S GREATEST EVIL CONTINUES BY TWO OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED CREATORS IN COMICS!!

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Ryan rated Thanos Rising #1 Feb 23, 2019
5.5

Thanos Rising #1

By: Jason Aaron, Simone Bianchi
Released: Apr 3, 2013

What comes after “Marvel NOW!”? Whatever it is, it starts HERE. The vile face left movie audiences in shock after last summer’s Marvel Studios’ “The Avengers” movie, but who is this eerily disturbing villain? Thanos rises as the unrivaled rogue of wretchedness in this gripping tale of tragedy, deceit and destiny. Where did this demi-god...

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Ryan rated Thanos #18 Feb 23, 2019
7.0

Thanos #18

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Apr 11, 2018

  AT LONG LAST...THANOS WINS!
When there is nothing left to kill, Death comes...to the one who loves her most - KING THANOS. How will the fantastic saga of Thanos, King Thanos and the Cosmic Ghost Rider end?
Parental Advisory

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Ryan rated Thanos #17 Feb 23, 2019
9.0

Thanos #17

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Mar 21, 2018

THANOS WINS Part 5
•  THE SURFER STRIKES! Thanos and his future self take on the most powerful opposition to his reign left in the universe -  Norrin Radd.
•  Can even two Thanoses crack his Cosmic Shell?
Parental Advisory

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Ryan rated Thanos #16 Feb 23, 2019
10

Thanos #16

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Feb 28, 2018

THANOS WINS Part 4
•  The secret origins of King Thanos' right-hand man, the cosmic spirit of vengeance, Ghost Rider!
•  Just who IS this madman and how did he become allies with the most evil man in the Universe?
Parental Advisory

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