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Quandaryman rated Atlantis Attacks #2 Feb 27, 2020
8.5

Atlantis Attacks #2

By: Greg Pak, Ario Anindito
Released: Feb 19, 2020

THE EARTH WILL SHAKE AND THE WATERS WILL BOIL!
•  NAMOR versus BRAWN! A team torn asunder! SWORD MASTER and SHANG-CHI undercover!
•  Wave caught between the surface world of her birth and the undersea glories of ATLANTIS! And who are the SIRENAS?
•  The epic clash continues and the AGENTS OF ATLAS -- both old and new -- wil...

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Quandaryman rated Atlantis Attacks #1 Feb 27, 2020
7.0

Atlantis Attacks #1

By: Greg Pak, Ario Anindito
Released: Jan 22, 2020

WAR WITH THE WATER KINGDOM!
The armies of ATLANTIS face ATLAS in a showdown destined to shake allegiances and break hearts! AMADEUS CHO, SILK, WAVE, SHANG-CHI, and all the heroes of the Atlas have bonded with each other after the challenges of WAR OF THE REALMS. But when a terrible secret incurs the wrath of KING NAMOR, who's the true friend --...

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8.5

Avengers of the Wastelands #1

By: Ed Brisson, Jonas Scharf
Released: Jan 29, 2020

A NEW STORY FROM THE WORLD OF OLD MAN LOGAN!  
In a world where most of the super heroes fell at the hands of the RED SKULL over fifty years ago, a new force rises in the Wastelands!  DANI CAGE wields the mighty Mjolnir for the cause of peace, but when the brutal regime of DOCTOR DOOM forces DWIGHT (a.k.a. the owner of the s...

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Quandaryman added Atlantis Attacks to their pull list Feb 27, 2020

Atlantis Attacks

WAR WITH THE WATER KINGDOM!
The armies of ATLANTIS face ATLAS in a showdown destined to shake allegiances and break hearts! AMADEUS CHO, SILK, WAVE, SHANG-CHI, and all the heroes of the Atlas have bonded with each other after the challenges of WAR OF THE REALMS. But when a terrible secret incurs the wrath of KING NAMOR, who's the true friend --...

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Quandaryman added Avengers of the Wastelands to their pull list Feb 27, 2020

Avengers of the Wastelands

A NEW STORY FROM THE WORLD OF OLD MAN LOGAN!  
In a world where most of the super heroes fell at the hands of the RED SKULL over fifty years ago, a new force rises in the Wastelands!  DANI CAGE wields the mighty Mjolnir for the cause of peace, but when the brutal regime of DOCTOR DOOM forces DWIGHT (a.k.a. the owner of the s...

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Quandaryman reviewed Invaders #11 Dec 31, 2019
7.5

I would have rated this much higher it it were called Marvel Team Up or Marvel Two In One because it tells a good story about CA and Namor.
If, however, you are a fan of ANY of the other Invaders, there's not much there. In fact, The Original Torch, Toro, Winter Soldier, and Spitfire appear on one page only. This, and the numerous errors in the Torch's history, are my biggest knocks on this more

Invaders #11

By: Chip Zdarsky, Butch Guice
Released: Nov 13, 2019

With the world about to undergo its biggest disaster ever, CAPTAIN AMERICA and NAMOR are nowhere to be found! But on a tiny island in the ocean, two men are having a long overdue conversation. DEAD IN THE WATER continues here!
Rated T+

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Quandaryman reviewed Invaders #5 Nov 10, 2019
4.0

I have been a fan of the Invaders from way back and have found some of this series to be good. This issue for me, however, is the worst. Up to now, the Torch has been very much a secondary character (not even listed on the cover); but (spoiler alert) Namor beheading him made this issue a loss for me. Did the writer look at anything written about the Torch previously? It seems like years of buildin more

Invaders #5

By: Chip Zdarsky, Butch Guice
Released: May 8, 2019

WORLD WAR NAMOR!
Rated T+

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Quandaryman rated X-Men #1 Nov 2, 2019
9.0

X-Men #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Oct 16, 2019

DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  

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Quandaryman added X-Men (2019) to their pull list Nov 2, 2019

X-Men (2019)

DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  

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Quandaryman rated Invaders #10 Oct 20, 2019
10

Invaders #10

By: Chip Zdarsky, Butch Guice
Released: Oct 9, 2019

CAPTAIN AMERICA and WINTER SOLDIER have sacrificed EVERYTHING to find the GENUS FORMULA, but can they overcome both ROXXON and NAMOR? And after a major betrayal, who's side is NAMOR even on as DOOMSDAY approaches? DEAD IN THE WATER continues here!
Rated T+

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10

When I was a kid I became a fan of the Original Human Torch and the Invaders. This series is one of my favorites ever! The stories are good. The art never disappoints.

The Invaders are brought into the modern world, their stories advance, and (yes) the Torch is given a lot to do! He even has a love interest by the end. His character has much to offer in terms of good stories (see the T more

All-New Invaders Vol. 3: Martians Are Coming

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh

Jim Hammond, the original Human Torch, has been driven mad by recent events - and now it's up to Namor to stop his rampage! And in England, Spitfire and Union Jack must face a different kind of Invader - one from another world! In 1917, several WWI heroes banded together to battle Martians - and now the invading aliens are back! As the Winter Soldi...

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10

New characters introduced and a tie-in to the Original Sin Event! The series continues to combine excellent art with superior story-telling.

All-New Invaders Vol. 2: Original Sin

By: James Robinson, Marc Laming

ORIGINAL SIN tie-in! Jim Hammond, the original Human Torch, must reveal the Invaders' tragic original sin - and it traces all the way back to Hiroshima! Did the team make a fatal miscalculation by disobeying orders from on high, and will Japanese super heroine Radiance make them pay the ultimate price? Then, when the Torch's former sidekick, Toro, ...

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10

An excellent series begins here! The art and story-telling are phenomenal! If you like the Invaders (especially the Original Human Torch) this series is an enjoyable read.

All-New Invaders Vol. 1: Gods and Soldiers

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh

The Kree Empire intends to conquer the universe using an army of Norse Gods! Now, four heroes united by their past — Captain America, Namor, the original Human Torch and the Winter Soldier — must wage an alien war to save Earth! The Invaders face the Kree’s ultimate hunter, Tanalth the Pursuer, and take the fight straight to the Kree homeworl...

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Quandaryman reviewed Invaders #9 Oct 1, 2019
10

The plot thickens...one of the better issues.

Invaders #9

By: Chip Zdarsky, Butch Guice
Released: Sep 11, 2019

"DEAD IN THE WATER" CONTINUES!
It's WAR as NAMOR takes on ROXXON! Meanwhile, CAPTAIN AMERICA and WINTER SOLDIER recruit a classic INVADER in their attempts to bring NAMOR to justice and stop his infiltration of the world's governments!
Rated T+

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Quandaryman reviewed Invaders #8 Sep 7, 2019
8.5

The series great (overall) but the Torch under utilized. This issue is a perfect example of that. He "declares war" and is not seen again.

Invaders #8

By: Chip Zdarsky, Butch Guice
Released: Aug 14, 2019

DEAD IN THE WATER, PART TWO!
How did NAMOR change the world? All is finally revealed here as the WINTER SOLDIER tracks down the world's greatest threat! Meanwhile, the TORCH's life changes FOREVER and CAPTAIN AMERICA deals with the fallout as ROXXON targets ATLANTIS!
Rated T+

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Quandaryman reviewed All-New Invaders #15 Aug 29, 2019
10

This series was excellent and I am very sorry to see it end. I think James Robinson is an excellent writer and the art was consistently top-rate. This series got me back into comics. thank you Mr. Robinson!

All-New Invaders #15

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Feb 25, 2015

THE RETURN OF TORO PART TWO
•  As the series draws to a close, STEVE ROGERS, JIM HAMMOND and NAMOR consider the INVADERS' past and future.
•  Meanwhile the Neo-Nazi threat that these heroes (including RADIANCE and SAM WILSON CAPTAIN AMERICA) face, now involves both LASH and the Royal Family of the INHUMANS, wit...

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Quandaryman rated All-New Invaders #14 Aug 29, 2019
10

All-New Invaders #14

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Jan 28, 2015

• THOMAS "TORO" RAYMOND emerges from his INHUMAN cocoon with new powers and new enemies. Can JIM HAMMOND, NAMOR and NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA SAM WILSON help their colleague through his dangerous rebirth?
•  Will the BRITISH INVADERS UNION JACK and SPITFIRE-along with WINTER SOLDIER-solve the mystery of the MARTIAN INVASION?<...

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Quandaryman rated All-New Invaders #12 Aug 29, 2019
10

All-New Invaders #12

By: James Robinson, Marc Laming
Released: Nov 26, 2014

• In 1917, what brought together UNION JACK, IRON FIST, and FREEDOM'S FIVE? Would you believe...invading MARTIANS?!
• Plus: THE WINTER SOLDIER sends the modern-day INVADERS to England to help SPITFIRE...but why?

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Quandaryman rated All-New Invaders #10 Aug 29, 2019
10

All-New Invaders #10

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Sep 24, 2014

• The hunt for TORO!
•  JIM HAMMOND reprogrammed?
•  One of the "band of brothers" a traitor?
•  The startling end of the DEATHLOK WAR and a Martian invasion?
•  This one has it all, even KILLRAVEN!!!
Rated T+

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Quandaryman rated All-New Invaders #9 Aug 29, 2019
10

All-New Invaders #9

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Aug 27, 2014

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Quandaryman rated All-New Invaders #8 Aug 29, 2019
10

All-New Invaders #8

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Jul 23, 2014

A NEW INVASION MUST BE STOPPED!
•  Reeling from last issue's stunning revelation, THE ALL-NEW INVADERS discover a devastating new threat!
•  What is the secret behind the abduction of THOMAS RAYMOND, the TORCH'S old sidekick TORO?
•  Can NAMOR, the WINTER SOLDIER and the HUMAN TORCH save huma...

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Quandaryman reviewed All-New Invaders #7 Aug 29, 2019
10

The Invader tie in to the Original Sin tie in is a solid story. Like the new character (Radiance), the Torch and her make an interesting couple.

All-New Invaders #7

By: James Robinson, Marc Laming
Released: Jul 9, 2014

ORIGINAL SIN TIE IN!
•  JIM HAMMOND THE ORIGINAL HUMAN TORCH, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., must reveal the tragic ORIGINAL SIN of the INVADERS!
•  Did the team make a fatal miscalculation by disobeying orders from on high?
•  Will Japanese Super Heroine RADIANCE make them pay the ultimate price?

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Quandaryman rated All-New Invaders #6 Aug 29, 2019
10

All-New Invaders #6

By: James Robinson, Marc Laming
Released: Jun 11, 2014

EVERYBODY HAS ONE...

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Quandaryman rated All-New Invaders #5 Aug 29, 2019
10

All-New Invaders #5

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: May 28, 2014

THE WORLD-SHATTERING CONCLUSION TO “GODS AND SOLDIERS”!!!
• The INVADERS are trapped on a hostile world and under relentless attack from a mind-controlled god.
• Facing a fate worse than defeat, will CAPTAIN AMERICA, NAMOR, THE HUMAN TORCH and WINTER SOLDIER become the means for the KREE EMPIRE to conquer the galaxy?!
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Quandaryman reviewed All-New Invaders #4 Aug 29, 2019
10

Great cover! I noticed one of the "critics" gave this issue a very low score yet seemed to think it was a good story. What's up with that?

All-New Invaders #4

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Apr 23, 2014

"GODS AND SOLDIERS" PART FOUR
•  THE INVADERS incursion into Hala, the Kree Homeworld, has begun...and already our heroes are in trouble. •  Now the team must fight a Kree-controlled God, but which God? From which pantheon? And how can they defeat an immortal with unlimited power?
•  See NAMOR un...

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Quandaryman reviewed All-New Invaders #3 Aug 29, 2019
10

This initial story gets better and better. I have been a big fan of the Original Human Torch and this book advances his character more than any series I have read.

All-New Invaders #3

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Mar 19, 2014

"GODS AND SOLDIERS" PART THREE
•  The plans are drawn, the task is clear -- to save their ally NAMOR, the remaining INVADERS must live up to their name and take the fight to Hala, the Kree homeworld!
•  But his how does AARKUS, THE ORIGINAL VISION, figure into this strategy? And how will the WINTER SOLDIER trac...

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Quandaryman reviewed All-New Invaders #2 Aug 29, 2019
10

This series is an excellent read. If you like the Invaders, you should like this series.

All-New Invaders #2

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Feb 5, 2014

"GODS AND SOLDIERS" PART TWO
•  Eisner Award winner James Robinson (STARMAN, EARTH 2) returns to MARVEL, uniting with Steve Pugh (ANIMAL MAN, HOTWIRE, GEN-X") to create a unique new take on the INVADERS
•  As the ORIGINAL HUMAN TORCH decides to rejoin the human race, he and his fellow INVADERS face the savage f...

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Quandaryman reviewed All-New Invaders #1 Aug 29, 2019
10

Excellent series with the Torch being given a chance to shine. Both the writing and art are superior.

All-New Invaders #1

By: James Robinson, Steve Pugh
Released: Jan 22, 2014

"GODS AND SOLDIERS" PART ONE
•  Eisner Award winner James Robinson (STARMAN, EARTH 2) returns to MARVEL, uniting with Steve Pugh (ANIMAL MAN, HOTWIRE, GEN-X) to create a unique, modern day take on the INVADERS.
•  The KREE EMPIRE intends to conquer the universe using a weapon that will grant them an army of NOR...

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Quandaryman rated Invaders #7 Jul 25, 2019
8.5

Invaders #7

By: Chip Zdarsky, Butch Guice
Released: Jul 17, 2019

DEAD IN THE WATER! The world is forever changed. The INVADERS are shattered. And NAMOR is the world's greatest threat!
Rated T+

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9.5

I think this issue tells a good story that takes us back to the early years of Marvel (Timely).
Nods are given to the creators of the big three (Torch, Cap, and Namor). People interested in the Invaders and/or the beginnings of the comic era should enjoy this tale. I personally liked seeing the Torch and Captain America as sailors.
Roy Thomas still tells an interesting story.
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Captain America & The Invaders: The Bahamas Triangle #1

By: Roy Thomas, Jerry Ordway
Released: Jul 3, 2019

March 1941. Assigned to safeguard President Roosevelt during a fishing trip in the Bahamas, the newly commissioned Cap endures his baptism under fire - while a German U-boat (carrying the Nazi super-soldier called Der Wunderkrieger (or Wonder Warrior) heads for the island chain's capital! His mission: to kidnap England's once-king, the Duke of Wind...

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