Nick Spencer vs. The World

Nick Spencer vs. The World

Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 has been released, and as a direct consequence, users of the internet have collectively lost their minds. Spoilers (that you’ve already seen everywhere on twitter) follow the jump.

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Avengers Standoff: Assault On Pleasant Hill Omega #1

Avengers Standoff: Assault On Pleasant Hill Omega #1

So it’s come to this: the culmination of the Avengers Standoff event! The story comes together for an ending that brings most of the hanging plot threads to a satisfying conclusion, while holding the door wide-open for Marvel’s next event. Spoilers for the entirety of Avengers Standoff after the jump.

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Avengers Standoff: Captain America: Sam Wilson #8

Avengers Standoff: Captain America: Sam Wilson #8

The penultimate entry in the Avengers Standoff event, Captain America: Sam Wilson #8 is a solid issue that provides some important final notes before the impending showdown. It makes sense, as Nick Spencer, who is also writing the main Pleasant Hill books, pens this issue. Spoilers begin after the jump.

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Avengers Standoff: All-New, All-Different Avengers #8

Avengers Standoff: All-New, All-Different Avengers #8

After a disappointing first entry for All-New, All-Different Avengers, the series comes back strong for its second and final Avengers Standoff tie-in. Featuring a good balance of action and character, each of which serve to forward the overall narrative, this issue delivers a solid chapter that leaves the reader prepared for the impending showdown at Pleasant Hill. Spoilers begin after the jump.

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Avengers Standoff: New Avengers #9

Avengers Standoff: New Avengers #9

Far too often, comics as a medium are dismissed out of hand. It’s a ridiculous perspective, but one uninitiated individuals might possess because of their expectations for comics: outlandish stories, archetypal characters, and ridiculous situations. Naturally, there are plenty of comics that delve into intricate emotional issues, or present complicated and textured characters, tackling meaningful historical events and winning Pulitzer Prizes. Then, there are comics about giant monsters fighting giant robots. New Avengers #9 falls unapologetically into the latter category, and thank Godzilla for that, because it’s one hell of a lot of fun. Spoilers begin after the jump.

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