Weekly Marvel Review: December 11, 2019 (Week 50)

Solo Book of the Week: Marvel’s Avengers: Iron Man #1
Writer: Jim Zub; Art Team: Paco Diaz, Rachelle Rosenberg and Andy Troy

The Marvel Gamerverse line of comics expands with the first tie-in book to the upcoming Avengers video game. Iron Man features Tony Stark and his teammates facing off against the Lethal Legion before Stark learns that his AIs have been compromised by the Spymaster thanks to the villain infiltrating S.H.I.E.L.D. Eleven characters appear for a review score of 42 points.

Team Book of the Week: Black Panther and the Agents of Wakanda #4
Writer: Jim Zub; Art Team: Lan Medina, Marcio Menyz and Erick Arciniega

Man-Wolf reconnects with his Stargod side and the Agents of Wakanda save the moon! Mockingbird officially joins the team. Six characters appear for a review score of 25 points.

Event Book of the Week: Annihilation – Scourge: Beta Ray Bill #1
Writer: Michael Moreci; Art Team: Alberto Alburquerque and Jay David Ramos

Desperate to keep Beta Ray Bill, their hero and protector, to stay with them, the Gyraxians stage a fake crisis to stop him from leaving. Unfortunately, a real crisis presents itself. The Doctor Strange from the Cancerverse appears in the latest Annihilitation – Scourge tie-in and requires Bill to sacrifice Stormbreaker and his godly powers to banish the villain. Three characters appear for a review score of 18 points.

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

Aero #6 (9)
Aero – Flight, Wind, Wind Offensive, TU (Wave)
Namor
Wave – Flight, TU (Aero)
Age of Conan: Valeria #5 (5)
Valeria – Blade, Melee, Weapon, CD (Learns the truth about her brother’s death)
Amazing Mary Jane #3 (22)
Cloak – Teleport
Dagger
Kangaroo – Weapon
Mysterio – Deception
Screwball
Spider-Man (PP)
Antagonist(s)
Cobra – Acid
Rhino – Melee
Scorpion – Tail
Stegron – Tail
Tarantula – Agility, Melee
Vulture – Flight
Annihilation – Scourge: Beta Ray Bill #1 (18)
Beta Ray Bill – Durability, Flight, Lightning, Projectile, Sense, Weapon, TU (Lockjaw), LT, CD (Sacrifices his Stormbreaker to fend off Sentry), DA (Doctor Strange)
Lockjaw – Sense, Teleport, TU (Beta Ray Bill)
Antagonist(s)
Sentry – Melee, Strength
Annihilation – Scourge: Silver Surfer #1 (11)
Silver Surfer – Energy, Intangibility, Sense, Speed, Vehicle, SC, CD (Merges with Bob Reynolds), DA (Captain Marvel)
Antagonist(s)
Sentry – CD (Merges with the Silver Surfer)
Black Panther and the Agents of Wakanda #4 (25)
Black Panther – Suit, TU (Mockingbird), LT
Broo – Tech, TU (Mockingbird)
Gorilla-Man – TU (Mockingbird)
Man-Wolf – Artifact, Claws, Morph, Teleport, Weapon, TU (Mockingbird)
Mockingbird – Agility, Baton, Melee, Weapon, TU (Black Panther), CD (Joins the Agents of Wakanda)
Okoye – TU (Mockingbird)
Captain America #17 (14)
Agent 13 – TU (Captain America)
Captain America – Melee, Shield, Shield Offensive, Strength, TU (Misty Knight)
Iron Patriot – Computer, TU (Captain America)
Misty Knight – Tech, TU (Captain America)
Captain Marvel #13 (12)
Captain Marvel – Durability, Energy, Energy Defensive, Energy Offensive, Flight, Melee, Strength
Iron Man – Repulsor, Suit
Thor
Doom 2099 #1 (14)
Doctor Doom (2099) – Energy, Magic, Melee, Tech
Mr. Fantastic (2099) – Ensnare, Intellect, Melee, Stretch, Suit, Tech, Weapon, DA (Kingpin)
Fallen Angels #3 (14)
Cable (Young) – Gun, Weapon, TU (Psylocke)
Psylocke – Telepathy, Weapon, TU (X-23), LT
X-23 – Claws, Claws Offensive, Sense, TU (Psylocke)
Fantastic Four #17 (19)
Human Torch – Flames, Flight, SC
Invisible Woman – Invisibility, Telekinesis, Telekinesis Defensive, Telekinesis Offensive
Mr. Fantastic – Ensnare, Fist, Morph, Stretch, Tech
Thing – Melee, Strength, LT
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #14 (33)
Human Torch – Flames, Flight, TU (Spider-Man)
Iron Fist – TU (Spider-Man)
Iron Man – Strength, TU (Spider-Man), SC
Jessica Jones – TU (Spider-Man)
Luke Cage – TU (Spider-Man)
Mr. Fantastic – Stretch, TU (Ms. Marvel)
Ms. Marvel – Stretch, TU (Mr. Fantastic)
Spider-Man (MM) – Webs, TU (Human Torch), DA (Shocker)
Spider-Man (PP) – Crawl, Intellect, Webs
Thing – Strength, TU (Spider-Man)
Antagonist(s)
Shocker – Vibrations
Ghost Rider #3 (7)
Ghost Rider (DK)
Ghost Rider (JB) – Demonic, Morph, Vehicle, Weapon
Antagonist(s)
Lilith
Immortal Hulk #28 (8)
Hulk – Durability, Melee, SC
Antagonist(s)
Minotaur – Assassin, Business, Melee
Marvel’s Avengers: Iron Man #1 (42)
Black Widow (GV) – Agility, Melee, DA (Lethal Legion)
Captain America (GV) – Shield, Shield Defensive, Shield Offensive, LT, DA (Lethal Legion)
Hulk (GV) – Durability, DA (Lethal Legion)
Iron Man (GV) – Computer, Flight, Melee, Repulsor, Suit, Tech, DA (Lethal Legion)
Nick Fury (GV)
Thor (GV) – Flight, Lightning, Mjolnir, DA (Lethal Legion)
Antagonist(s)
Absorbing Man (GV) – Absorb, Melee
Beetle (GV) – Flight
Spymaster (GV) – Deception, Gun, Weapon
Titania (GV) – Melee
Whirlwind (GV) – Flight, Projectile, Weapon
Miles Morales: Spider-Man #13 (21)
Prowler (AD) – Melee, Stealth, Suit, Vehicle, TU (Spider-Man), DA (Frost Pharaoh)
Spider-Man (MM) – Agility, Crawl, Invisibility, Sense, TU (Prowler), CD (Becomes a big brother), DA (Frost Pharaoh)
Antagonist(s)
Rhino – Durability, Melee, Suit, Weapon
White Rabbit
Morbius #2 (8)
Morbius – Claws, Durability, Intellect, Melee, Vampirism
Spider-Man (PP) – Webs
New Mutants #3 (14)
Angel
Anole
Armor – Energy, LT, SC
Beak
Boom-Boom
Glob
Pixie
Rockslide
Sage – Computer
Stepford Cuckoos
Punisher: Soviet #2 (4)
Punisher (MAX) – Explosive, Gun, Weapon
Savage Sword of Conan #12 (6)
Conan – Blade, Melee, Strength, Weapon, DA (Amoth)
Spider-Man 2099 #1 (2)
Spider-Man (2099) – Intellect
Spider-Verse #3 (15)
Spider-Man (MM) – Energy, Invisibility, Melee, Sense, Webs, TU (SP//dr), DA (Kraven)
SP//dr – Crawl, Melee, Sense, Webs, TU (Spider-Man), DA (Kraven)
Strikeforce #4 (17)
Angela – TU (Blade)
Blade – TU (Angela)
Hellstrom – TU (Blade)
Spectrum – Energy, Flight, Sense, TU (Blade)
Spider-Woman – TU (Blade)
Wiccan – TU (Blade)
Winter Soldier – TU (Blade)
Symbiote Spider-Man: Alien Reality #1 (25)
Black Widow – Vehicle
Doctor Strange – Invisibility, Telepathy, Teleport
Spider-Man (PP) – Agility, Crawl, Durability, Melee, Sense, Symbiote, Vehicle, Webs
Wong
Antagonist(s)
Hobgoblin – Ensnare, Magic, Vehicle, Weapon
Kraven – Melee, Toxin, Weapon
Valkyrie: Jane Foster #6 (23)
Cardiac – Weapon, TU (Valkyrie)
Doctor Strange – Flight, Magic, Teleport, TU (Valkyrie), LT
Manikin – Personality, Sense, TU (Valkyrie)
Night Nurse – Weapon, TU (Valkyrie)
Valkyrie (JF) – Flight, Melee, Sense, Weapon, TU (Doctor Strange)
White Tiger
X-Force #3 (24)
Beast – CD (Joins X-Force)
Black Tom Cassidy
Domino – Probability, TU (Wolverine), CD (Rejoins X-Force)
Jean Grey – Telekinesis, CD (Joins X-Force)
Kid Omega – Telepathy, Weapon, TU (Wolverine), CD (Joins X-Force)
Magneto
Professor X – CD (Reforms X-Force)
Sage – CD (Joins X-Force)
Wolverine – Claws, TU (Kid Omega), CD (Rejoins X-Force)
Yondu #3 (8)
Yondu – Arrow, Melee, Sense
Yondu (Rav) – Melee, Tech, Vehicle

 

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