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The Illuminati Face a Reckoning in AVENGERS #29 – an ORIGINAL SIN Tie-In!

This May, the collision of the Avengers and New Avengers is imminent as untold treacheries come finally come to light. Marvel is proud to present your first look at AVENGERS #29 – an Original Sin tie-in, from the New York Times No. 1 Bestselling Creative Team of Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Yu!

To stop multiversal armageddon the Illuminati, a secret cabal of the Marvel Universe’s greatest minds, had to do the unthinkable. To save a universe, Iron Man, Dr. Strange, Mr. Fantastic, the Black Panther, Namor, The Beast and Black Bolt were forced to assemble the most terrifying weapon in the known universe – the INFINITY GAUNTLET!

To protect their secret, they tampered with the memories of Captain America – erasing his knowledge of their terrible acts. But no secret stays buried forever. And Steve Rogers is about to discover the betrayal of his closest allies.

Information held by the all-seeing Watcher has restored Steve Rogers memories – and the Illuminati’s days are numbered. What unfathomable secrets have Tony Stark and his inner circle been keeping? What will happen when the Marvel Universe at large discovers their treachery? Steve Rogers and Tony Stark are on a dangerous collision course – and before it’s over, only one of them will be left standing.

The Earth-shattering clash of the Avengers and New Avengers is upon us, and it all starts here! But when the dust clears, is there still a world worth fighting for? Find out as Earth’s Mightiest are thrust headlong into Original Sin this May in AVENGERS #29!

AVENGERS #29 (MAR140631)
ORIGINAL SIN TIE-IN
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by LEINIL YU
Cover by FRANK CHO
Sketch Variant Also Available! (MAR140632)
FOC – 04/21/04, On-Sale 05/14/14

PREVIEW: Avengers #29 The Illuminati Face a Reckoning in AVENGERS #29 – an ORIGINAL SIN Tie-In! This May, the collision of the Avengers and New Avengers is imminent as untold treacheries come finally come to light.

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REVIEW: X-O Manowar #24

REVIEW: X-O Manowar #24

Writer: Robert Venditti
Pencils: Diego Bernard
Inks: Alison Rodriguez
Colors: Brian Reber
Letters: Dave Sharpe
Editor: Warren Simons
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment

I have never read X-O Manowar before this review, nor have I ever read a Valiant title. There, I said it. Feels good to get that off my chest, though I can’t tell you exactly why I never did. My interest wasn’t nil however, the cover work…

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REVIEW: Star Mage #1

REVIEW: Star Mage #1

Writer/Creator – JC De La Torre
Artwork – Ray Dillon
Editor – Tom Waltz
Publisher – IDW Publishing

JC De La Torre’s Star Mage #1 takes our hero, Darien Connors, from his life as a high school geek to his destiny as a sorcerer. After gaining the attention of the school’s most attractive girl, Gemma, Darien is met with the wraith of varsity jacket-wearing bullies who push Darien to his limit–at least…

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REVIEW: Genesis (One Shot)

REVIEW: Genesis (One Shot)

Script By Nathan Edmondson Art & Design By Alison Sampson Colors By Jason Wordie Letters By Jonathan Babcock Cover Colors By Joseph Bergin Published By Image ComicsI went into reading this book as a blank slate. I’ve never seen any work from either the writer or the artist, which can be a breath of fresh air or feel like a waste of time depending on the quality of the work. With that said, as…

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REVIEW: The Shadow #24

REVIEW: The Shadow #24

Written by: Chris Roberson
Art: Giovanni Timpano
Colors: Fabricio Guerra & Thiago Ribeiro
Letters: Rob Steen
Editor: Joe Rybandt
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment

Brussels Sprouts. Bear with me.
They have been with us since, well, who really knows? Some farmer in Belgium thought the cute little cabbage might be tasty and now, all these years later, it’s still on our plates. We’re stuck with them. They…

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REVIEW: Solar: Man Of The Atom #1

REVIEW: Solar: Man Of The Atom #1

Writer and Letters: Frank J Barbiere
Pencils and Ink: Joe Bennett
Colors: Lauren Affe
Editor: Joe Rybendt
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment

Solar: Man of the Atom is the third instalment of pulp characters recently acquired by Dynamite after their purchase of Gold Key’s Golden-Age catalog. While I’m not familiar with Gold Key or their characters, Writer Frank J Barbiere (Five Ghost) and Artist…

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JC De La Torre (w) • Ray Dillon (a & c)

Part One: “Darien”—JC De La Torre, author of the critically acclaimed novel Ancient Rising, gives us a new fusion of Science Fiction and Magic in Star Mage. In issue one, Darien Connors discovers he’s not from Earth, has strange magical powers and is the key in an ancient war between two alien races of necromancers. Like Harry Potter meets the Last Starfighter, Star Mage offers wizard battles with a side of spaceship warfare, alien worlds and weird creatures.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

PREVIEW: Star Mage #1 JC De La Torre (w) • Ray Dillon (a & c) Part One: “Darien”—JC De La Torre, author of the critically acclaimed novel Ancient Rising, gives us a new fusion of Science Fiction and Magic in Star Mage.

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REVIEW: Frankenstein Alive, Alive! #3

REVIEW: Frankenstein Alive, Alive! #3

Story and Script: Steve Niles
Story, Art, and Cover: Bernie Wrightson
Letters: Robbie Robbins
Editor: Scott Dunbier
Publisher: IDW Publishing
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Continuing with events taking place after Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson extend this series with further dread and dismal atmosphere. In the first two issues, Frankenstein has been unleashed upon the world to the…

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Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & c)

The Monster has lived under the roof of Dr. Ingles for over a year but now what seemed like hospitality has taken a sinister turn. Why is the Doctor dismissing the other patients? And why is the monster left behind?

PC • 32 pages • $3.99

PREVIEW: Frankenstein Alive, Alive! #3 Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & c) The Monster has lived under the roof of Dr.

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REVIEW: Morning Glories #38

REVIEW: Morning Glories #38

Writer: Nick Spencer
Art: Joe Eisma
Colors: Paul Little
Letters: Johnny Lowe
Publisher: Image Comics

And you thought LOST was weird.

I started reading Morning Glories around the time issue #20 was published. I was intrigued by the premise and the art was refreshing and youthful. As the issues went by and we moved past the first 2 arcs, I was hooked! A genuine mystery, with clues that have…

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