Absolute Carnage: Lethal Protectors #1 Review — Unnecessary Fluff

Written by Frank Tieri
Pencils by Flaviano
Colours by Federico Blee
Letters by VC’s Joe Caramagna
Published by Marvel Comics

Cover price: $3.99 USD

Event tie-ins can usually be separated into two categories: relevant and irrelevant. Sometimes, a comic expands on an event and lends it greater scope or provides an important perspective… and sometimes it exists just to cash-in on a big or popular event. Sadly, Absolute Carnage: Lethal Protectors feels like the latter. Continue reading “Absolute Carnage: Lethal Protectors #1 Review — Unnecessary Fluff”

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Absolute Carnage vs. Deadpool #1 Review — Dumb, Dull and Pointless

Written by Frank Tieri
Pencils by Marcelo Ferreira
Inks by Roberto Poggi
Colours by Rachelle Rosenberg
Letters by VC’s Joe Sabino
Published by Marvel Comics

Cover price: $3.99

Deadpool and Carnage can be interesting characters, but more often than not they are reduced to one-note idiots. Pairing the two together sounds like something can be either amazing or terrible depending on how it’s written. Sadly, Absolute Carnage vs. Deadpool is what I feared when I first heard its title: a shallow comic where its characters have one gimmick each, and it’s not even a funny shallow comic at that. Continue reading “Absolute Carnage vs. Deadpool #1 Review — Dumb, Dull and Pointless”