Weekly Marvel Review: June 19, 2019 (Week 25)

The recent Uncanny X-Men continues to kill it with its large roster of mutants, but it also kills it when it comes to killing its characters. The latest characters to fall in the modern day mutant massacre include Mr. Sinister’s Nasty Boys and the X-Men’s precarious ally, Dark Beast. The top book of the week earns a review score of 60 points and features 21 different characters. The Guardians of the Galaxy, the second place Team book with 49 points and 18 characters, wraps up its first arc when the Guardians and the Dark Guardians put aside their differences to combat the recently resurrected Thanos. That book is not without its own deaths as Thanos destroys Starfox’s body to return to life.

The Daughters of Liberty act to free Steve Rogers from prison, as he leads a team of super villains from the inside. Captain America, the Solo title of the week, earns 46 points. Daredevil’s stint as the God Without Fear ends in War Scrolls, the Event book of the week. The 47-point anthology book also features Doctor Doom’s struggle to protect Latveria when the invasion reaches his front door. She-Hulk struggles with telling Freyja about her relationship with Thor in the third backup tale.

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

Age of X-Man: Nextgen #5 (42)
Anole – Durability
Armor – Energy, Energy Offensive, Melee, Vehicle, LT
Magneto – Flight, TU (Pixie)
Nature Girl – Flight, TU (Pixie)
Nightcrawler – Melee, Teleport, TU (Pixie)
Pixie – Flight, Teleport, TU (X-Men)
Rockslide – Weapon
Shark Girl
Storm – Flight, TU (Pixie)
X-23 – TU (Pixie)
Iceman – Ice
Northstar – Flight
Psylocke – Telepathy, LT
Age of X-Man: The Amazing Nightcrawler #5 (15)
Gloriana – Flight, Morph
Nightcrawler – Melee, Teleport, Teleport Defensive
Lady Mastermind
Stepford Cuckoos – Telepathy
Captain America #11 (46)
Agent 13 – LT
Captain America – Melee, Weapon, TU (Wrecking Crew), LT
Griffin – Flight, TU (Captain America)
Invisible Woman – Invisibility, Telekinesis, Telekinesis Defensive, Telekinesis Offensive, DA (Baron von Strucker)
Iron Patriot – Computer
Jack O’Lantern – Deception, Weapon, TU (Captain America)
Mandrill – TU (Captain America)
Misty Knight – Bionics
Mockingbird – Vehicle
Piledriver – Melee, TU (Captain America)
Thunderball – Melee, TU (Captain America)
Wrecker – Melee, TU (Captain America), LT
Baron von Strucker
Crossbones – Weapon
The Foreigner – Melee
Captain Marvel #7 (28)
Balder – Melee, TU (Captain Marvel)
Black Widow – Gun, Melee, Weapon, TU (Captain Marvel), LT, DA (Enchantress)
Captain Marvel – TU (Black Widow), LT, DA (Enchantress)
Doctor Strange – Magic, Melee, TU (Captain Marvel), DA (Enchantress)
Ghost Rider (RR) – Melee, TU (Captain Marvel)
Spider-Man (PP) – Webs, TU (Captain Marvel)
Enchantress – Flight, Magic
Daredevil #7 (8)
Daredevil – Attorney, Sense
Kingpin – Business, CD (Steps down as the Kingpin of crime)
Deadpool #14 (20)
Daredevil – Blade, Weapon, TU (Deadpool)
Deadpool – Blade, Fourth Wall, Gun, Weapon, TU (Nancy Nuke), SC, DA (Ulik the Conquerable)
Iron Fist – Iron Fist, Melee, TU (Deadpool)
Luke Cage – Melee, TU (Deadpool)
Guardians of the Galaxy #6 (49)
Beta Ray Bill – Flight, Lightning, Weapon, DA (Black Order)
Gamora – Blade, Weapon, CD (Rejoins the Guardians of the Galaxy), DA (Black Order)
Ghost Rider (JB)
Gladiator – Flight, Optics, CD (Briefly joins the Guardians of the Galaxy), DA (Black Order)
Groot – Melee, DA (Black Order)
Moondragon – Energy, DA (Black Order)
Nebula – CD (Briefly joins the Guardians of the Galaxy), DA (Black Order)
Nova (RR) – Gun, Weapon, CD (Briefly joins the Guardians of the Galaxy), DA (Black Order)
Phyla-Vell – Energy, Flight, DA (Black Order)
Starfox – CD (Dies)
Star-Lord – Gun, Weapon, LT, DA (Black Order)
Black Dwarf
Black Swan
Corvus Glaive
Hela – Weapon
Proxima Midnight
Marvel’s Spider-Man: City at War #4 (11)
Spider-Man (PS4) – Intellect, Melee, Suit, Webs, DA (Mr. Negative)
Doctor Octopus (PS4) – Crawl, Suit, Tech, CD (Creates his evil alter ego)
Miles Morales: Spider-Man #7 (13)
Bombshell – Energy, Energy Offensive, TU (Spider-Man)
Spider-Man (MM) – Agility, Melee, Sense, Webs, TU (Bombshell), CD (Learns he’s going to be a big brother)
Iron Spider – CD (Gives up the Iron Spider persona)
Savage Sword of Conan #6 (5)
Conan – Blade, Melee, Rage, Weapon
Shuri #9 (11)
Shuri – Flight, Sense, Tech, TU (Storm), LT
Storm – Flight, Lightning, Weather, TU (Shuri)
Tony Stark: Iron Man #13 (15)
Bethany Cabe
Iron Man – Creature, Flight, Melee, Suit, TU (Wasp), LT, DA (Sadurang)
War Machine
Wasp (JvD) – Energy, Flight, Size, TU (Iron Man)
Uncanny X-Men #20 (60)
Banshee – Flight, Sonics, DA (Upstarts)
Captain America
Cyclops – Optics, Optics Offensive, DA (Upstarts)
Doctor Nemesis
Havok – Energy, Melee, DA (Upstarts)
Hope – DA (Upstarts)
Juggernaut – Melee, DA (Upstarts)
Magik – Magic, Teleport, Teleport Offensive, DA (Upstarts)
Mirage – DA (Upstarts)
Multiple Man – Creature, Weapon, DA (Upstarts)
Revanche – Blade, Melee, Weapon
Wolverine – Claws, Claws Offensive, Durability, Heal, Melee
Dark Beast – Intellect, CD (Dies)
Emma Frost – Durability, Morph, Telepathy
Fabian Cortez
Marrow – Melee
Mr. Sinister
Mystique – Blade, Melee, Morph, Weapon
Trevor Fitzroy – Absorb
Unstoppable Wasp #9 (21)
Mockingbird – Melee, TU (Winter Soldier)
Wasp (JvD) – Flight, Melee, Size, Weapon, DA (Whirlwind)
Wasp (NvD) – Intellect, Melee, Weapon
Winter Soldier – Bionics, Weapon, TU (Mockingbird)
Scientist Supreme
Whirlwind – Wind
War of the Realms: Journey into Mystery #5 (35)
Balder – Blade, Energy, Weapon, DA (Ares)
Death Locket – Energy, Energy Offensive, Vehicle
Druid – Teleport
Hawkeye (KB) – Arrow, Trick Arrow, Vehicle, LT
Phantom Rider
Spider-Man (MM) – Agility, Invisibility, Melee, Webs
Wonder Man – Flight, Strength
Ares – Blade, Durability, Melee, Strength, Vehicle, Weapon, CD (Joins the Babysitter’s Club)
War of the Realms: Spider-Man & the League of Realms #3 (5)
Spider-Man (PP) – Melee, Webs, LT, DA (Kurse)
War of the Realms: War Scrolls #3 (47)
Blade – TU (Freyja)
Captain America – TU (Human Torch), LT
Daredevil – Agility, Blade, Sense, Weapon, TU (Heimdall)
Freyja – Weapon, TU (She-Hulk), LT
Ghost Rider (RR) – Vehicle, TU (Freyja)
Heimdall – Weapon, TU (Daredevil)
Human Torch – Flight, TU (Iron Man)
Iron Man – Flight, Repulsor, TU (Human Torch)
Punisher – Weapon, TU (Freyja)
She-Hulk – Melee, Morph, Personality, Strength, TU (Freyja)
Doctor Doom – Energy, Flight, Magic, Melee, SC
Malekith – Magic
Wolverine: Infinity Watch #5 (18)
King Thor
Loki – Weapon, TU (Wolverine)
Talonar – Energy, Energy Defensive, Flight, Teleport, TU (Wolverine)
Wolverine – Claws, Claws Offensive, Durability, Melee, TU (Loki)
Warbringer – Melee


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