Tag Archive for Matt Fraction

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…