Weekly Marvel Review: May 8, 2019 (Week 19)

The Unstoppable Wasp throws a block party for Nadia’s birthday, meanwhile Captain Marvel knocks the block off her most recent antagonist. In the midst of Marvel’s event heavy releases, the solo titles stand out as the top books for the week. Carol Danvers and her Rebellion defeat the Nuclear Man and free Roosevelt Island from his tyrannical time-dilating trap. Nine characters score a total of 57 points to snag the top book honors and best Unstoppable Wasp‘s 55 points. Twenty-two characters gather to celebrate Nadia’s birthday and share how they relate to the heroine, sometimes in humorous fashion. Before the issue ends, the young heroes’ dance party turns into a fight with White Rabbit’s Menagerie. Captain America’s solo title also puts up an impressive review score of 22 points and he calls in the Avengers to support the Invaders in their top team book of the week with a score of 31.

Despite the event books having a modest week, War of the Realms tries to make up for it with two books scoring 30 points or more. Balder, Kate Bishop and Miles Morales’ Journey Into Mystery brings them into a brief conflict with a campground of skrulls who have been hiding out since the Secret Invasion. Jimmy Woo recruits Brawn, Shang Chi and Silk for his new iteration of the Agents of Atlas. Still reeling from Brawn’s recent actions in the Champions comic, she leaves him behind to work on his teamwork and leadership skills with the Agents.

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

Age of Conan: Bêlit #3 (6)
Bêlit – Blade, Weapon, LT, CD (Becomes Captain of the Tigress), DA (Captain Saturninus)
Age of X-Man: Apocalypse & The X-Tracts #3 (23)
Apocalypse – Melee, Morph, Stretch, Teleport
Colossus – Durability, Morph
Dazzler – Energy, Energy Defensive, Energy Offensive
Genesis – Cosmic, Teleport
Kitty Pryde
X-23 – Vehicle
Omega Red – Bionics, Bionics Offensive, Pheromones
Captain America #10 (22)
Captain America – Melee, Strength, Will Power
Invisible Woman – Invisibility, Tech, TU (Thunderball)
Thunderball – TU (Invisible Woman)
Baron von Strucker – Melee
Griffin – Flight
Jack O’Lantern
Captain Marvel #5 (57)
Captain America
Captain Marvel – Energy, Flight, Melee, Strength, TU (Rogue), LT, SC, CD (Reaches an understanding with Rogue), DA (Nuclear Man)
Echo – Weapon, TU (Rogue), SC, DA (Nuclear Man)
Hazmat – Gun, Radiation, Radiation Offensive, Weapon, TU (Rogue), SC, DA (Nuclear Man)
Rogue – Absorb, Durability, Flight, Melee, Strength, TU (Captain Marvel), SC, CD (Reaches an understanding with Captain Marvel), DA (Nuclear Man)
She-Hulk – Melee, Morph, Personality, Strength, Tech, TU (Rogue), SC, DA (Nuclear Man)
Spider-Woman (JD) – Energy, Weapon, TU (Rogue), SC, DA (Nuclear Man)
War Machine
Nuclear Man – Durability, Energy, Flight, Melee, Strength, Teleport
Conan the Barbarian #6 (6)
Conan – Blade, Creature, Melee, Weapon, LT
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #6 (3)
Spider-Man (PP) – Webs, TU (Spider-Bite)
Invaders #5 (31)
Black Panther – Vehicle
Captain America – Melee, Shield, Shield Defensive, Shield Offensive, Vehicle, LT
Captain Marvel – Energy, Flight
Human Torch (JH) – Flame, Flame Offensive, Flight, Melee, CD (Loses his head to Namor)
Iron Man – Flight, Repulsors
She-Hulk – Melee
Winter Soldier
Namor – Flight, Melee, Water, Weapon, LT, DA (Human Torch)
Savage Sword of Conan #5 (6)
Conan – Blade, Creature, Melee, Weapon, DA (Koga Thun)
Spider-Man/Deadpool #50 (14)
Deadpool – Fourth Wall, Weapon, TU (Captain America), LT, DA (The Manipulator)
Gwenpool – Fourth Wall, TU (Deadpool)
Spider-Man (PP) – Webs, TU (Captain America), DA (The Manipulator)
Symbiote Spider-Man #2 (13)
Spider-Man (PP) – Melee, Sense, Symbiote, Webs, DA (Hardrock)
Kingpin – Melee, Strength
Mysterio – Deception, Teleport, LT
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #44 (5)
Squirrel Girl – Melee, Strength, TU (Ratatoskr), LT
Unstoppable Wasp #7 (55)
Brawn – Melee, TU (Stinger)
Hawkeye (KB) – Arrow, TU (Stinger)
Hulkling – Melee, TU (Stinger)
Iron Man
Ms. America – Melee, Teleport, TU (Stinger)
Ms. Marvel
Nova (SA) – TU (Stinger)
Snowguard – Flight, TU (Stinger)
Speed – TU (Stinger)
Spider-Man (MM) – Webs, TU (Stinger)
Stinger – Size, TU (Wasp), LT
Viv Vision – Computer, Melee, TU (Stinger)
Wasp (JvD)
Wasp (NvD) – Flight, TU (Stinger), CD (Meets her extended family members)
Wiccan – Flight, TU (Stinger)
Winter Soldier
Skein – Flight
White Rabbit – Weapon
War of the Realms: Journey into Mystery #2 (30)
Balder – Melee, TU (Hawkeye)
Captain Britain
Death Locket – Stretch, TU (Balder)
Druid – Artifact, Weapon, TU (Balder)
Hawkeye (KB) – Arrow, Vehicle, TU (Balder), CD (Shares her secret identity with Spider-Man)
Spider-Man (MM) – Energy, Invisibility, Webs, TU (Balder), CD (Shares his secret identity with Hawkeye)
Wonder Man – Flight, TU (Balder)
Ares – Durability, Vehicle, Weapon
War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas #1 (47)
Aero – Flight, Wind, TU (Wave)
– Computer, Durability, Intellect, Melee, Strength, Vehicle, TU (Silk), CD (Joins Agents of Atlas)
Crescent – Creature, Melee, TU (Luna Snow)
Jimmy Woo – TU (Ms. Marvel), LT
Luna Snow – Ice, Melee, TU (White Fox)
Ms. Marvel – Size, TU (Silk), LT
Shang-Chi – Melee, TU (Silk), CD (Joins Agents of Atlas)
Silk – Webs, TU (Ms. Marvel), CD (Joins Agents of Atlas)
Wave – Flight, Water, TU (Aero)
White Fox – Flight, Melee, TU (Luna Snow), LT, SC
Sindr – Points
X-Force #7 (23)
Boom Boom – Energy, TU (Deathlok)
Cannonball – Flight, TU (Deathlok)
Deathlok – Tech, TU (Domino)
Domino – TU (Deathlok), LT
Kid Cable
Shatterstar – Melee, Weapon, TU (Deathlok)
Warpath – Heal, TU (Deathlok)
Stryfe – LT

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