Tag Archives: Dark Reign

Dark Reign: Hawkeye

Dark Reign: Hawkeye TPB Review

Writer: Andy Diggle Pencils: Tom Raney Inks: Scott Hanna Colours: Guru eFX If Marvel still adhered to the Comics Code, the first two issues of Dark Reign: Hawkeye would have been snipped down to three pages. But after 20-odd pages of unadulterated fun, Andy Diggle’s miniseries, which follows Bullseye’s brief stint as The Dark Avengers’ […]

Dark X-Men #1

Dark X-Men #1 Review

Marvel, $3.99 Story: Paul Cornell Art: Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten, Brian Leber Norman Osborn’s own band of merry mutants get yet another miniseries. As with much of Marvels’ Dark Reign related material, it’s decently written, nicely illustrated… but somehow feels completely unnecessary. Whereas the central plot element of the Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men Utopia crossover was […]

S.W.O.R.D. #1 Review

S.W.O.R.D. #1 Review

Marvel, $3.99| Story: Kieron Gillen Art: Steven Sanders, Craig Yeung, John Cassaday, Laura Martin From the pages of Astonishing X-Men, S.W.O.R.D. is essentially a S.H.I.E.L.D. for extraterrestrial threats. Jointly headed by the green-haired alien hybrid Abigail Brand and shady nerd Henry Peter Gyrich, it looks to be a fun little series that doesn’t take itself […]

Dark Reign: The List: The Avengers

Dark Reign: The List: Avengers Review

Marvel Writer: Brian Michel Bendis Pencils: Marko Djurdjevic Inks: Mark Morales Colours: Marte Gracia This one-shot commencing the next stage in Norman Osborn’s Dark Reign, ‘The List’, left me somewhat peeved for two reasons. Firstly, this seemingly thick $3.99 special actually contains 15 pages of “preview pages” from the upcoming Daredevil and X-men one-shots, which […]