Weekly Marvel Review: March 13, 2019 (Week 11)

Kraven the Hunter donated a boatload of animals to the Central Park Zoo. Marvel’s most prolific big game hunter dropped nearly two dozen animal-based characters, from Armadillo to White Rabbit, into a fight for their life in the latest Amazing Spider-Man. At the center of the chaos was Spider-Man and Black Cat. The 38-point book topped the solo title releases thanks to the menagerie of supporting characters. Dead Man Logan (36) and Tony Stark: Iron Man (35) followed closely behind for best performing books for the week. Logan featured Mysterio, another infamous Spider-villain, helping the X-Men turn the tables on his former partners Sin and Miss Sinister, while Iron Man continued Tony’s digital downfall in the eSCAPE. Apocalypse, despite spreading his own brand of love in the “Age of X-Man” event, snagged an Antagonist of the Week title with six points spread out across two books. However, neither title could top the latest Avengers: No Road Home from scoring the most points in an event book yet again with a score of 45.

The top book overall went to Asgardians of the Galaxy, which again featured two teams. The Asgardians and Yondu’s Ravagers worked together for 48 points to quell the rampaging Ego and protect the civilians living on his surface. The book also saw Angela lose two partners. Her girlfriend Sera, after displaying some magical aptitude, decided to stay behind with her new team and Kid Loki’s summoning spell ran out leaving the Asgardians short one trickster. The next closest team book in terms of scoring came from X-Force and its 29-point performance. Despite defeating Ahab, the deadly team of mutants came face-to-face with Stryfe, their latest threat who already upped the stakes when he laid Warpath low in the closing pages of the book.

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Key: TU – Team-Up; LT – Lead Team; SC – Save Civilian; CD – Character Development; DA – Defeat Antagonist.

Age of Conan: Bêlit #1 (4)
Bêlit – Blade, Weapon, CD (Kills her father)
Age of X-Man: Apocalypse & The X-Tracts #1 (15)
Apocalypse – Telepathy, LT
Dazzler – Sonics
Eye-Boy
Genesis
Iceman – Ice
Kitty Pryde – Intangibility
Psylocke – Telepathy
Antagonist(s)
Omega Red – Bionics
Age of X-Man: The Marvelous X-Men #2 (34)
Apocalypse – Flight, Telekinesis
Blob
Colossus – Durability, Melee
Genesis
Jean Grey – Flight, Telepathy
Kitty Pryde
Magneto – Flight, Magnetics, CD (Remembers the real world)
Nature Girl – Flight, Nature, Weather
Nightcrawler – Teleport
Psylocke – Telepathy
Storm – Flight, Weather, CD (Remembers the real world)
X-23 – Claws, CD (Remembers the real world)
X-Man – Flight, Telekinesis
Amazing Spider-Man #17 (38)
Black Cat
Spider-Man (PP) – Agility, Crawl, Durability, Melee, Weapon, Webs
Antagonist(s)
Arcade – TU (Kraven)
Armadillo
Beetle
Black Ant
Black Mamba
Black Tarantula
Frog-Man
Gibbon
Kangaroo
Killer Shrike
King Cobra
Kraven – TU (Arcade)
Lady Octopus
Man-Bull
Owl
Puma
Rhino
Scorpion – Speed, Tail
Slug
Squid
Stegron
Tarantula
Taskmaster
Toad
Vulture
White Rabbit
Asgardians of the Galaxy #7 (48)
Angela – Flight, Melee, Strength, TU (Ravagers)
Cammi – Melee, TU (Asgardians of the Galaxy), SC
Ego – Creature, Nature, Weather
Kid Loki – Deception, TU (Ravagers), SC, CD (Disappears when Loki’s summoning spell expires)
Pip – Teleport, TU (Asgardians of the Galaxy)
Sera – Magic, TU (Asgardians of the Galaxy), CD (Chooses to stay with the Ravages and rejects Angela)
Skurge – TU (Ravagers)
Throg – Flight, Lightning, TU (Ravagers), SC
Thunderstrike – Weapon, TU (Ravagers), SC
Valkyrie – Blade, Personality, Suit, Weapon, TU (Ravagers), SC
Yondu – Gun, Weapon, TU (Asgardians of the Galaxy), SC
Avengers: No Road Home #5 (45)
Conan – Melee
Hawkeye (CB) – Arrow, TU (Hulk)
Hawkeye (KB)
Hercules – Melee, Strength, Will Power, TU (Scarlet Witch)
Hulk – Melee, Weapon, TU (Hawkeye), DA (Hypnos)
Rocket Raccoon – Gun, Weapon, TU (Hulk)
Scarlet Witch – Magic, Magic Offensive, Sense, TU (Voyager), LT
Spectrum – Energy, Flight, Intangibility, Morph, TU (Scarlet Witch)
Vision – Energy, Energy Offensive, Melee, TU (Scarlet Witch)
Voyager – Teleport, TU (Scarlet Witch)
Antagonist(s)
Nyx – Magic, Melee, Telepathy, CD (Loses a son)
Dead Man Logan #5 (36)
Forge – Gun, Vehicle, Weapon, TU (Hawkeye)
Glob – Melee, TU (Hawkeye), DA (Miss Sinister)
Hawkeye (CB) – Arrow, Tech, TU (Logan), DA (Sin)
Jubilee – Energy, Energy Offensive, TU (Hawkeye)
Logan – Claws, Claws Offensive, Heal, Melee, TU (Hawkeye)
Mysterio – Deception
Antagonist(s)
Crossbones – Suit, TU (Miss Sinister)
Miss Sinister – Energy, TU (Sin)
Sin – Gun, Weapon, TU (Miss Sinister)
Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 (14)
Ms. Marvel – Durability, Fist, Grow, Melee, Morph, Shrink, Size, Strength, Stretch, Weapon, SC, CD (Confirms her secret identity after her father learns about her abilities), DA (Deathbringer)
Old Man Quill #3 (18)
Drax (OM)
Gamora (OM) – Melee, Weapon
Mantis (OM) – Melee
Rocket Raccoon (OM)
Spider-Woman (AB)
Star-Lord (OM) – Melee, Weapon
Antagonist(s)
Fin Fang Foom (OM)
Gladiator (OM) – LT
Manta (OM) – Flight
Taskmaster (OM)
Warstar (OM)
Punisher #9 (17)
Punisher – Durability, Explosive, Gun, Melee, Projectile, Weapon, LT
Antagonist(s)
Baron Zemo – Assassin, Weapon
Jigsaw
Taskmaster – Blade, Gun, Suit, Weapon
Runaways #19 (10)
Alex Wilder – Demonic
Chase Stein
Gert Yorkes
Karolina Dean
Molly Hayes – Melee, Strength
Nico Minoru
Victor Mancha
Shuri #6 (20)
Ms. Marvel – Size
Shuri – Flight, Intellect, Tech, Vehicle, TU (Spider-Man), LT, SC
Spider-Man (MM) – Agility, Crawl, Melee, Sense, Webs, TU (Shuri), SC
Antagonist(s)
Graviton – Energy
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider #6 (7)
Spider-Gwen – Agility, Crawl, Melee, Sense, Symbiote, Webs
Spider-Man/Deadpool #47 (8)
Deadpool – Melee, Weapon, TU (Silk)
Spider-Man (PP) – Webs, TU (Silk), LT
Tony Stark: Iron Man #9 (35)
Bethany Cabe
Captain America – Shield, Vehicle
Gauntlet – Energy, Energy Offensive, TU (War Machine), LT
Iron Man – Flight, Repulsors, Suit
Ironheart
Jocasta – Melee
Machine Man – Computer, Stretch
Ms. Marvel – Size
Spider-Man (MM) – Melee
War Machine – Vehicle, TU (Gauntlet), LT
Wasp (JvD) – Energy, Flight, TU (Gauntlet)
Antagonist(s)
Controller – Durability, Possess, Size
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #42 (15)
Squirrel Girl – Crawl, Creature, Durability, Intellect, Melee, Sense, Tech, CD (Alters time to save Nancy), DA (Kang)
Antagonist(s)
Kang – Energy, Personality, Tech, Teleport
Uncanny X-Men: Winter’s End #1 (28)
Archangel
Armor
Bishop
Cannonball
Colossus
Gambit
Genesis
Glob
Human Torch (JS)
Iceman – Creature, Ensnare, Ice, Ice Defensive, Ice Offensive, Morph, SC, CD (Funds the Morlocks)
Jean Grey – Flight, Telekinesis, Telepathy
Kitty Pryde
Nightcrawler
Northstar
Oya
Rogue
Storm
Winter Soldier #4 (8)
Agent 13 – Computer, TU (Winter Soldier)
Winter Soldier – Espionage, Melee, Weapon, TU (Agent 13)
X-23 #10 (11)
Honey Badger – Agility, Durability, Melee, CD (Sacrifices her “sister” to end the X-Assassin program)
X-23 – Agility, Claws, Durability, Heal, Melee
X-Force #4 (29)
Boom Boom – TU (Kid Cable)
Cannonball – Flight, Melee, TU (Kid Cable)
Deathlok – Computer, TU (Kid Cable)
Domino – Melee, TU (Kid Cable), LT
Kid Cable – Melee, TU (Domino), LT
Shatterstar – Weapon, TU (Kid Cable)
Warpath – Melee, TU (Kid Cable)
Antagonist(s)
Ahab – Durability, Tech, Weapon, CD (Dies)
Stryfe

 

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