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Ranking the All New All Different Marvel: 65 – 51

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Contest of Champions

Al Ewing & Paco Medina
This book seemed bizarre to me. All of these alternate universe characters feel like red-shirts in Star Trek; I don’t care about them. This book really just reeks of that crossover-tie-in funk that bogs down so much of what Marvel publishes. There isn’t really anything substantial in the book even worth writing about – a really lousy comic. I will in no way shape or form be reading any more of this book. – IP

I did not like this at all. I don’t want to play your damn game and I don’t want to read your confusing tie-in. – BC

First collection: Contest of Champions, Vol. 1: Battleworld (May)

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marc Guggenheim & German Peralta
I’m so confused. I thought even with multiverses collapsing, the Marvel Movie U and the ANAD Marvel were separate things. Is that Robert Downey Iron Man? I don’t see this book capturing a wide audience. I don’t think the TV show’s audience is really hankering for more B-listers and primetime tropes in comic form. This is some classically lame, cross-promotional baby shit. Ugly drawings. Boo boo, Peralta. – RF

First collection: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Vol. 1: The Coulson Protocols (August)

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All New All Different Marvel – Week 4

Three more All-New All-Different titles debuted this week, alongside three number-two issues.

Marvel’s new Blade was meant to hit the shelves this week as well, but as reported by Bleeding Cool, the title has been delayed for an unspecified time, presumably to allow more time for the Marvel media engine to align its plans for the next Blade film. This could be another opportunity to bemoan the grand Hollywood takeover of Marvel characters and storylines, but we’ll instead try to focus on the positive.

This week, unfortunately, that means a pair of goofy premieres and one confusing tale that, based on the Idle Time focus group, is completely inaccessible to anyone unfamiliar with Angela’s (albeit brief) Marvel backstory (“what the hell did I just read?!” “rarely am I this confused by a Marvel book”).

All New All Different premieres
Angela, Queen of Hel #1
Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1

Continuing titles
Captain America: Sam Wilson #2
New Avengers #2
Spider-Man 2099 #2
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