Archive for August, 2010

Marvel Comics Review – The Invincible Iron Man Vol. 1: Extremis

Publication: 2005 Writer: Warren Ellis Odin’s Judgment: Quality: 5 out of 5 Importance: 4.7 out of 5 Recommended Reading For: Your very first Iron Man comic! A great entry-point to the character this decade. One of the major problems with comic book continuity is that many of the major characters are at least partially connected […]

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Marvel Comics Review – New X-Men Vol 4: Riot at Xavier’s

Publication: 2003 Writer: Grant Morrison Odin’s Judgment: Quality: 4.3 out of 5 Importance: 4.7 out of 5 Recommended Reading For: Anybody who just finished reading New X-Men Vol 1 through Vol 3. Since Odin’s Thunderbolts is still very much in its infancy (and what a potent little infant it is!), it seems important to me […]

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Marvel Comics Review: New X-Men Vol 3: New Worlds

Publication: 2002 Writer: Grant Morrison Odin’s Judgment: Quality: 3.7 out of 5 Importance: 4.2 out of 5 Recommended Reading For: Anybody who just finished reading New X-Men Vol 1 and Vol 2. Or who loves Weapon X. If you’ve just finished reading New X-Men Vol 1: E is for Extinction and New X-Men Vol 2: […]

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Marvel Comics Review – New X-Men Vol 2: Imperial

Publication: 2002 Writer: Grant Morrison Odin’s Judgment: Quality: 4 out of 5 Importance: 4.2 out of 5 Recommended Reading For: Anybody who just finished reading New X-Men Vol 1. In my last post, reviewing New X-Men Vol 1: E is for Extinction, I concluded by listing a few suggested prerequisites that could help new readers […]

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Marvel Comics Review – New X-Men Vol 1: E is for Extinction

Publication: 2002 Writer: Grant Morrison Odin’s Judgment: Quality: 4.2 out of 5 stars Importance: 5 out of 5 stars Recommended reading for: Any fans of the X-Men looking to explore their adventures this millennium. I’ve said in my mission statement here on Odin’s Thunderbolts (don’t look for it; it may or may not actually exist) […]

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Comic Book Review – DC/Marvel Crossover Classics IV

Publication: 2003 Odin’s Judgment –  Quality: 2 out of 5    Importance: 1.5 out of 5 Recommended Reading: For anybody really curious what it would look like if Spider-Man fought alongside Batman. Or for a few quickie character origins (and who doesn’t love a quickie?). The other day my younger, eight-year-old brother presented me with another […]

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DC Comics Review – Crisis on Infinite Earths

Publication: 1985 Odin’s Judgment: Quality: 3.5 out of 5 stars Importance: 5 out of 5 stars Recommended reading for: Newcomers to the DC universe with some (not a lot of) experience. No Virgins allowed!  (Before I launch into my first official post on Odin’s Thunderbolts, I’d like to make one statement that you can count […]

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