Weekly Marvel Review: November 23, 2022 (Week 47)

The line between hero and antagonist blurs for many Marvel characters in the Fantasy Comic League. Beast represents the biggest example of this in recent times. Dr. McCoy, Krakoa’s Head of Security, pushes the limits of his responsibilities, going so far as setting up a secret prison in space where he runs tests on his captives. The Daredevils break into the Myrmidon, a supervillain prison, to recruit anybody who is willing to join the Fist. Stilt-Man quickly joins up, with Agony, Fancy Dan and Stegron tagging along in pursuit of freedom as well. Ben Reilly, now known as Chasm, is on the verge of crossing over into the Antagonist category with the start of the “Dark Web” story, plaguing Peter Parker once more. This time he’s bringing his girlfriend along with him, Janine Godbe, now known as Hallow’s Eve.    

Book the Week – All-Out Avengers #3 (Review score: 42 Points; 9 Characters). The Avengers’ mysterious missions continue, and this time they team up with another unlikely ally, the Red Skull. Iron Man and Black Panther get closer to the truth about their teammates’ memory lapses with the fate of a mysterious narrator relying on them figuring out the truth. 

Hero of the Week – Daredevil/Matt Murdock (Review score: 12 Points/1 Appearance; 12.0 Pts/App). Matt Murdock scores his first Hero of the Week despite headlining the “Dark Reign” event at the beginning of the year. His 12 points represent his second-best performance of the year following a 14-point performance in Week 37, the only week in which he showed up more than once. Daredevil’s first use of the Claws ability, granted to him by his newly-clawed gloves, gives him the one point edge over Genis-Vell and Ghost Rider. 

Antagonist of the Week – Loki (Review score: 5 Points/1 Appearance; 5.0 Pts/App). Loki, earns his third Antagonist of the Week, thanks to a Character Development in Defenders: Beyond, in which he gives up the opportunity to escape from the Eighth Cosmos and live an unencumbered life of freedom. His third Antagonist of the Week ties him for second most titles on the year.  

Top Characters (by review score). Daredevil/Matt Murdock (12); Genis-Vell, Ghost Rider/Robbie Reyes (11); Blade, Doctor Strange (10); Spirit Rider (8); Domino, Magik, Thor (7); Black Widow, Blue Marvel, Forge, Iron Man, Wolverine/James Howlett (6)


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

< Week 46 | Week 48 >

All-Out Avengers #3 (42)
Black Panther – Melee, DA (Red Skull LMD)
Black Widow – Agility, Energy, Gun, Weapon, DA (Red Skull LMD)
Blade – Blade, Weapon, DA (Red Skull LMD)
Captain America (SR) – Agility, Melee, DA (Red Skull LMD)
Captain America (SW) – Flight, Projectile, DA (Red Skull LMD)
Iron Man – Computer, Energy, Flight, TU (Red Skull LMD)
She-Hulk – Durability, Melee, Strength, DA (Red Skull LMD)
Thor – Artifact, Durability, Flight, Lightning, Melee, DA (Red Skull LMD)
Red Skull – Gun, TU (Iron Man), DA (Red Skull LMD)
Amazing Spider-Man #14 (13)
Chasm – Melee, Rage, TU (Goblin Queen)
Hallow’s Eve – Melee, Weapon, TU (Goblin Queen), CD (Adopts the Hallow’s Eve persona)
Goblin Queen – Magic, Magic Offensive, TU (Chasm)
Avengers: Forever #11 (31)
Ant-Man (TS) – Shrink, Tech, TU (Ghost-Rider)
Ghost-Rider (RR) – Durability, Ensnare, Explosive, Heal, Melee, Sense, Vehicle, Weapon, Whip, TU (Ant-Man)
Black Skull
Dark Phoenix – Flames, Flight
Doom Supreme – Magic, Magic Offensive, Will Power
Ghost Goblin – Melee, Projectile, Vehicle
Hound (Logan)
Kid Thanos
King Kilmonger – Blade
Daredevil #5 (27)
Captain America (SR)
Daredevil (EN) – Melee, CD (Frees and recruits Supervillains to the Fist)
Daredevil (MM) – Claws, Melee, Precision, Projectile, Sense, Stealth, Strength, Tech, LT, CD (Frees and recruits Supervillains to the Fist), DA (Guards)
Doc Sasquatch
Iron Man
U.S. Agent – Projectile
Fancy Dan
Stegron – Melee
Stilt-Man – CD (Joins the Fist)
Deadly Neighborhood Spider-Man #2 (4)
Spider-Man (PP) – Absorb, Agility, Swing
Defenders: Beyond #5 (21)
Blue Marvel – Energy, Energy Offensive, Melee, Sense, Strength
Ms. America – Flight, Melee
Taaia – Energy
Tigra – Melee
Beyonder – Reality
Loki – Energy, Personality, Weapon, CD (Gives up his chance at freedom)
Doctor Strange: Fall Sunrise #1 (10)
Doctor Strange – Artifact, Durability, Ensnare, Flight, Magic, Magic Defensive, Magic Offensive, Sense, DA (Ghost)
Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel #5 (19)
Genis-Vell – Artifact, Durability, Energy, Energy Offensive, Flight, Melee, Strength, Teleport, CD (Bonds with Rick Jones once more), DA (Shatterax)
Phyla-Vell – Energy, Flight
Rick Jones – Artifact, Melee, Teleport, CD (Bonds with Genis-Vell once more)
Midnight Suns #3 (31)
Agatha Harkness – Magic, Magic Offensive
Blade – Blade, Melee, Weapon, TU (Wolverine), DA (Kolvarr)
Magik – Blade, Influence, Weapon, TU (Wolverine), DA (Vampire)
Nico Minoru – Sand, TU (Wolverine)
Spirit Rider – Creature, Flames Offensive, Morph, Weapon, Whip, TU (Wolverine), DA (Vampire)
Wolverine (JH) – Claws, Claws Offensive, TU (Spirit Rider), DA (Vampire)
X-Force #34 (37)
Beast – Business, Deception, CD (Creates a black site prison unknown to the Quiet Council and X-Force)
Deadpool – Blade, Gun, DA (Scuba saboteur)
Domino – Blade, Gun, Morph, Tech, DA (Scuba saboteur)
Maverick – Ensnare, Flight, LT, DA (Sevyr Blackmore)
Multiple Man – Creature, Gun, Weapon
Sage – Computer
Black Tom Cassidy – Morph
Omega Red – Appendage, Appendage Offensive, Whip, DA (Scuba saboteur)
Solem – Gun, Tech, TU (Sevyr Blackmore)
X-Men #17 (33)
Caliban – Influence
Darwin – Computer, Influence, Telepathy, CD (Survives in the Vault as code)
Dr. Cecilia Reyes
Forge – Claws, Flames, Heal, Suit, CD (Returns from the Vault with an increased Cerebro backup)
Marvel Girl – Telepathy
Synch – CD (Reconnects with the Wolverine from the Vault)
Wolverine (JH)
Wolverine (LK) – CD (Reconnects with Synch)
Black Tom Cassidy


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