Tag Archives : bendis

Comic Review: Secret Invasion #1


By Brian Michael Bendis and Leinil Yu I know I’m rather late to proceedings, but that has never stopped me before. This week, I have been posting my thoughts on recent books from the library written by Bendis, in roughly chronological order (apart from my review of the first New Avengers trade here, showing that I’ve been interested since the…

Read More »

From A Library: Secret War


Secret War issues 1–5 by Brian Michael Bendis and Gabriele Dell-otto In an attempt at journalistic integrity, I should mention that the trade also collects the Secret Files, not written by Bendis, but based on the Bendis-written info-pieces at the end of each individual issue. It doesn’t really count as part of the story, and is really only for the…

Read More »

Catching Up On The New Avengers


Finally, I got round to reading my back issues of the New Avengers. Even though I don’t have issues 7 and 12 yet, I read the rest as they aren’t story conclusions, and I assume I’m not missing vital information necessary for enjoyment. The Sentry storyline (#7–10) is a strange attempt to integrate the metafictional character of Bob Reed, The…

Read More »

Comic review: New Avengers TP#1


Review: New Avengers TP#1(collecting issues #1–6)by Brian Michael Bendis & David Finch I didn’t grow up reading the Avengers. Bendis destroying them meant nothing to me. Even though I enjoy Bendis’ work and Finch’s art, I wasn’t compelled to try this out when it first arrived in stores. I was also trying to keep my weekly pull list to a…

Read More »