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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 6

Week six of Marvel’s All-New All-Different relaunch puts that mouthful of a moniker right smack on the cover of at least one flagship title. Waid and Kubert’s Avengers title isn’t New or Uncanny, or even Ultimate (also debuting this week), but it does feel like the focal book of the Avengers line. We got out first tease of this series back in May with a Free Comic Book Day edition, and now, in its full-length glory, Earth’s Mightiest kick-off a galactic romp that hearkens back to the pre-Disassembled Kurt Busiek days.

"Awesome: RTJ shirt. Not awesome: those poses" - RF
“Awesome: RTJ shirt. Not awesome: those poses” – RF

The seven new series hitting shelves this week brings the total up to an even thirty. X-23 takes up the Wolverine mantle. Team Hawkeye picks up from Perez and Lemire’s 5-issue run earlier in the year. A psychopathic super-villain gets top-billing. A cluster of Spider-people are the new Exiles. Heroes for Hire gets worked. And more! Including The Mandarin in a sweet suit.

All New All Different premieres
All-New All-Different Avengers #1
All-New Hawkeye #1
All-New Wolverine #1
Carnage #1
Illuminati #1
Ultimates #1
Web Warriors #1

Continuing titles
Spider-Gwen #2
Spider-Man 2099 #3
Uncanny Avengers #2
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