It is now one year since not only the death of his mother, but since Miles decided he was no longer going to carry the mantle of Spider-Man. On a happier note his life doesn’t completely suck for a change because he now the Ultimate Universe’s Kate Bishop for a girlfriend.
After perhaps the best issue of the current run a few weeks ago, the Thunderbolts team seems to have hit an unfortunate stumbling block. That’s not to say its a particularly bad issue, more that it was just a bit of a let down after how happy I was with the previous issue.
WOLVERINE AND THE X-MEN #29 is one of the best issues of the series to date, a rare glimpse at an optimistic future for Marvel’s mutants, a Julie Schwartz era LEGION OF SUPERHEROES sci-fi wonderment of good feelings and innovation. Some awkward and forced reflective moments drag the issue down, but overall, Jason Aaron and Ramon Perez give us an X-future the likes of which we’ve never seen, a moving and fun story of Wolverine’s continuing path to maturity.
Kieron Gillen celebrates Iron Man’s 50th anniversary as we venture into Tony’s “Secret Origin” arc. Just what does the robotic artificial intelligence 451 have to do with Tony’s parents? Learn the truth about Las Vegas and Area 51 as the two great myths of Nevada collide. Meanwhile, in a distant galaxy, Tony Stark screams! The story that will shake Iron Man to his very core starts here.
With the Marvel Universe turned inside out, who will take responsibility for breaking the world? And is there any way to put it back? Wait until you see who is in charge of the new world order and how they got there…! A reality-spanning choice is made this issue that will affect the Marvel Universe for years and years to come.