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Avengers Academy retrospective

Part of my reading goal for the year is to read at least one major comic story arc or comic run every month, whether I’m writing fiction that month or not, and then write a blog post about it. This … Continue reading

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Comics of August 13, 2014

It’s my heavy week of the month for comics, with 13 to talk about. Before I get started though, a brief update on my fiction writing. I recently received professional feedback for the first book I’m trying to get published. … Continue reading

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Avengers Undercover 3 review

This might just be the issue Avengers Arena haters have been waiting for. It just depends on the way you hated Arena.

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Avengers Arena 3

From a quality standpoint alone, the first two issues of Avengers Arena were actually very good. The first issue turned Arcade into a legitimate villain, while the second issue did a great job at introducing Death Locket to readers. Mettle … Continue reading

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Avengers Arena 2 review

Two issues into Avengers Arena and there are already two deaths. Mettle died in the first issue to protect Hazmat from Arcade’s lethal demonstration of power. The remaining 14 teenagers remain trapped in an unknown location with no apparent means … Continue reading

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Avengers Arena 1 review

Avengers Arena was a polarizing series from the moment it was announced. It’s supposed to be kind of like Battle Royale or Hunger Games, but with super powered teenagers – at least half of them are pre-existing. For the sake … Continue reading

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Nerd Journal – Thoughts on Avengers Arena

Avengers Arena was recently announced as one of Marvel’s new titles this fall/winter. The basic premise is that Arcade, a well-known villain in the Marvel Universe, is somehow going to kidnap a bunch of teenagers and throw them into his … Continue reading

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