Tag Archive for Matt Fraction

Big Hard Sex Criminals

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Big Hard Sex Criminals sounds like a titillating treat, very possibly something the faint of heart might want to steer clear of—and indeed, there is sex, nudity, trips to adult bookstores, and references to pornography to spare in this book.…

Hawkeye, vols. 1-2

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Archer Clint Barton is better known to the world by his titles than his name: “Hawkeye,” “World’s Greatest Marksman,” and “Avenger”.  Barton is unenhanced, unpowered, and merely human, yet he holds his own in the superhero big leagues, despite being…

Avengers Vs. X-Men: Vs.

When I wrote my review of the original Avengers Vs. X-Men trade paperback collection, I commented that we didn’t really get to see any of the one-on-one matches promised by the series’ concept and book covers. What few battles we…

Avengers Vs. X-Men

It all begins as a fiery figure falls from the sky toward downtown Manhattan. Stopping this sort of thing is all in a day’s work for The Avengers, but even they are surprised to find the fiery figure is a…

Uncanny X-Men: Quarantine

You know what’s awesome? Superpowers. I’m serious. If someone could bottle and sell superpowers, I would cut off my left arm to get some. And I’d bet money that I’m not the only one who feels this way. Because who…

Thor: The World Eaters

Thor comics are tough. More than just about any other mainstream superhero series I can think of, getting into Thor is an uphill battle for new readers. Because of the way it mixes Norse mythology with science fiction concepts, untangling…