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COMIC BOOK REVIEW: All-New Marvel NOW! – Original Sin #1

Coming off the back of issue 0,  here comes the first installment of an 8 part mini series. With an all-star cast in this years first big event since “Infinity” (which in my opinion was so weak!); lets dive in.

When getting stuck into it felt like a right old English style “who did it?” Murder Mystery, if my memory serves me right I don’t think MARVEL has ever done? Picking up on the strong points it has to be the back and forth dialog. Fun conversations in the dinner with 4 of Marvels big hitters reminiscing about the past. Later on in the issue with a real “fantasy football” team-ups with the likes of Dr. Strange, The Punisher, Moon Knight, and Gamora. Oh yes we are in for some heavy hitting soon!

Moving back onto the art, Mike Deodato has drawn some outstanding images. From the close-up shot of Fury with the shading to The Watchers lifeless body with blood spatter floating of into space.

When you get to the action your featuring Spidey and the Thing going toe-to-toe with “The Mindless One”. The way this altercation pans out, you start to really feel for the creature. Having known nothing to knowing someone else’s pain and suffering and feeling things someone else has felt, then having to endure it is too much for anyone or anything living on this Earth.

**Spoiler Alert!!! If you haven’t read this comic skip this next bit!**

The end page has to be the most visually shocking thing I’ve seen done by Marvel in a while. A shadowed figure holding the watchers eyes! It really adds to the who the hell did it?!

To wrap this up I’ve got to say I am very impressed with the first issue and im glad JM has given me this to continue with reviewing. I’ll be sticking with it all the way! It is worth every penny (or cent) but if your like me buy a few issues and read it all at once so you get a real buzz for what’s going on; but if you get itchy fingers just go ahead and read it ! This is another 5/5 horns for The Original Sin!

So let me know what you think and reach me on Instagram or Tweet Me!

So for next time Geekazoids. I am Hamid Hojabr.  All ways remember to “Rock Out With Your Geek Out!

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ORIGINAL SIN #1
Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Mike Deodato & Frank Martin
Cover by Julian Totino Tedesco

You can purchase Original Sin #1 “Who Shot The Watcher” from Marvel Comics or by locating your local brick and mortar Comic Book Shop here!

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Comic Book Releases 5/7/2014

Comic Releases

ARDDEN ENTERTAINMENT
Necromantical #1, $3.99

AVATAR PRESS
Caliban #2 (Facundo Percio Regular Cover), $3.99
Caliban #2 (Facundo Percio Wraparound Cover), $3.99
Crossed Badlands #53 (Christian Zanier Regular Cover), $3.99
God Is Dead #12 (Jacen Burrows Regular Cover), $3.99

BIG DOG INK
Critter #20 (Cover A Fico Ossio), $1.00
Rex Zombie Killer #4 (Of 4), $3.50
Shahrazad #5 (Cover A Mike Krome), $3.50

BIG FINISH PRODUCTIONS
Doctor Who The Crooked Man Audio CD, $18.99
Doctor Who Scavenger Audio CD, $24.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time The Flip Side #5 (Of 6)(Cover A Wook Jin Clark), $3.99
Adventure Time The Flip Side #5 (Of 6)(Cover B Melissa Pagluica), $3.99
Adventure Time The Flip Side #5 (Of 6)(Cover C Yale Stewart), AR
Adventure Time The Flip Side #5 (Of 6)(Cover D Kali Ciesemier), AR
Day Men Pen And Ink #1 (Cover A Brian Stelfreeze), $9.99
Dead Letters #1 (Artyom Trakhanov 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Dead Letters #2 (Cover A Chris Visions), $3.99
Dead Letters #2 (Cover B Ron Wimberly), AR
Garfield #25 (Cover A Gary Barker), $4.99
Garfield #25 (Cover B George Perez), AR
Revelations #5 (Of 6)(Cover A Humberto Ramos), $3.99
Suicide Risk #13 (Cover A Stephanie Hans), $3.99
Woods #1 (Cover A Ramon Perez), $3.99
Woods #1 (Cover B Matthew Woodson), $3.99
Woods #1 (Cover C Paul Duffield), AR
Woods #1 (Cover D Joe Eisma), AR

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Comic Shop News #1403, AR

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Alley Oop The Complete Sundays Volume 1 1934-1936 HC, $75.00
Angel And Faith Season 10 #2 (Chris Samnee Variant Cover), $3.50
Angel And Faith Season 10 #2 (Scott Fischer Regular Cover), $3.50
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Conan And The People Of The Black Circle HC, $19.99
Emily And The Strangers Volume 1 HC, $12.99
Fear Agent Volume 2 My War TP (2nd Edition), $16.99
Grindhouse Doors Open At Midnight #8 (Of 8), $3.99
Magnus Robot Fighter 4000 AD Archives Volume 3 TP, $19.99
Michael Avon Oeming’s The Victories #11, $3.99
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S.H.O.O.T. First TP, $12.99
Star Wars Omnibus Dark Times Volume 2 TP, $24.99
Terminator Salvation The Final Battle #6 (Of 12), $3.99
Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 3 TP, $19.99
True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys Limited Edition HC, $79.99
True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys TP, $19.99
Veil #3 (Of 5), $3.50

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Aquaman And The Others #2, $2.99
Astro City #12, $3.99
Batman Eternal #5, $2.99
Batman Superman #10 (Jae Lee Combo Pack Cover), $4.99
Batman Superman #10 (Jae Lee Regular Cover), $3.99
Batman Superman #10 (MAD Variant Cover), AR
Batman Volume 3 Death Of The Family TP, $16.99
Batman Volume 4 Zero Year Secret City HC, $24.99
Batwing #31, $2.99
DC Comics Presents Harley Quinn #1 (2nd Printing Variant Cover)(not verified by Diamond), $7.99
Detective Comics #31 (Francis Manapul Combo Pack Cover), $4.99
Detective Comics #31 (Francis Manapul Regular Cover), $3.99
Detective Comics #31 (Michael Allred Batman ’66 Variant Cover), AR
Earth 2 #23 (Gene Ha Regular Cover), $2.99
Earth 2 #23 (Michael Allred Batman ’66 Variant Cover), AR
Fairest #26, $2.99
Godzilla HC, $19.99
Green Arrow #31, $2.99
Green Lantern #31 (Billy Tan Combo Pack Cover), $3.99
Green Lantern #31 (Billy Tan Regular Cover), $2.99
Green Lantern #31 (Michael Allred Batman ’66 Variant Cover), AR
Green Lantern Corps #31 (Michael Allred Batman ’66 Variant Cover), AR
Harley Quinn #2 (Amanda Conner 3rd Printing Variant Cover)(not verified by Diamond), $2.99
Hinterkind #7, $2.99
Justice League 3000 #6, $2.99
Movement #12 (Final Issue), $2.99
New 52 Futures End #1 (John Romita Jr. & Klaus Janson Variant Cover), AR
New 52 Futures End #1 (Ryan Sook Regular Cover), $2.99
Saga Of The Swamp Thing Volume 6 TP, $19.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #4, $2.99
Swamp Thing #31, $2.99
Teen Titans Annual #3, $4.99
Trinity Of Sin The Phantom Stranger #19, $2.99
Vampire Diaries #5, $3.99
Wake #8 (Of 10), $2.99
Watchmen International Edition TP (New Edition), $19.99
Watchmen TP (New Edition), $19.99
World Of Warcraft Dark Riders TP, $16.99

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Chaos #1 (Of 6)(Ken Haeser Retailer Shared Variant Cover), AR
Chaos #1 (Of 6)(Michael Turner Black & White Variant Cover), AR
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Flash Gordon #1 (Marc Laming Black & White Variant Cover)(not verified by Diamond), AR
Lone Ranger #24 (Of 25)(Francesco Francavilla Regular Cover), $3.99
Miss Fury #10 (Ardian Syaf Black & White Variant Cover), AR
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Shadow Year One #8 (Matt Wagner Black & White Variant Cover)(not verified by Diamond), AR
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Shadow Year One #8 (Of 10)(Chris Samnee Black & White Variant Cover)(not verified by Diamond), AR
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Turok Dinosaur Hunter #4 (Takeshi Miyazawa Variant Cover), AR
Vampirella Southern Gothic TP, $19.99

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DC Batman Automobilia Figurine Collection Magazine #32 (Legends Of The Dark Knight #64), $20.00
DC Superhero Chess Figurine Collection Magazine #57 (Atrocitus Black Bishop), $16.00
Marvel Chess Figurine Collection Magazine #6 (Captain America White King), $16.00
Marvel Chess Figurine Collection Magazine #7 (Red Skull Black King), $16.00

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Amelia Cole And The Hidden War GN, $19.99
Black Dynamite #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Eric Battle), $3.99
Black Dynamite #2 (Of 4)(Cover SUB Tom Scioli), $3.99
Crow Pestilence #3 (Of 4)(Cover A James O’Barr), $3.99
Crow Pestilence #3 (Of 4)(Cover SUB John Lucas), $3.99
G.I. JOE A Real American Hero Volume 9 TP, $19.99
Gabriel Rodriguez Locke And Key Artist’s Edition Portfolio, AR
Illegitimates #5 (Of 6)(Cover A Kevin Sharpe), $3.99
Illegitimates #5 (Of 6)(Cover SUB Jerry Ordway), $3.99
In The Dark A Horror Anthology HC, $49.99
Jinnrise #10 (Cover A Eduardo Ramirez Viera), $3.99
Jinnrise #10 (Cover RI Sajad Shah), AR
Maxx Maxximized #7 (Cover A Sam Kieth), $3.99
Maxx Maxximized #7 (Cover SUB Sam Kieth), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Volume 4 TP, $17.99
Other Dead HC, $24.99
Powerpuff Girls #9 (Cover A Troy Little), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #9 (Cover SUB Matt Kaufenberg), $3.99
Rocky And Bullwinkle #3 (Of 4)(Cover A Roger Langridge), $3.99
Rocky And Bullwinkle #3 (Of 4)(Cover SUB Matt Kaufenberg), $3.99
Sinister Dexter #6 (Of 7)(Cover A Antonio Fuso), $3.99
Sinister Dexter #6 (Of 7)(Cover SUB David Millgate), $3.99
Tales Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume 4 TP, $19.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Volume 2 #7 (Cover A Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird), $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures Volume 2 TP, $17.99

IMAGE COMICS
68 Rule Of War #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Nat Jones & Jay Fotos), $3.99
68 Rule Of War #2 (Of 4)(Cover B Jeff Zornow & Jay Fotos), $3.99
Alex + Ada #6, $2.99
Aphrodite IX #10 (Cover A Stjepan Sejic), $2.99
Aphrodite IX #10 (Cover B Linda Sejic), $2.99
Apocalypse Al #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Sid Kotian & Bill Farmer), $2.99
Apocalypse Al #4 (Of 4)(Cover B Ariel Olivetti)(not verified by Diamond), $2.99
Burn The Orphanage Reign Of Terror #1 (Of 5)(Cover A Sina Grace & Shaun Steven Struble), $3.50
Burn The Orphanage Reign Of Terror #1 (Of 5)(Cover B Andy Belanger), $3.50
Burn The Orphanage Volume 1 Born To Lose TP, $12.99
Clone #16, $2.99
Cyber Force #9, $2.99
Fatale #22, $3.50
I Kill Giants Fifth Anniversary Edition TP, $19.99
Invincible Universe Volume 2 TP, $16.99
Madame Frankenstein #1 (Of 7)(Cover A Joelle Jones & Nick Filardi), $2.99
Madame Frankenstein #1 (Of 7)(Cover B Christopher Mitten), $2.99
Nailbiter #1 (Cover A Mike Henderson), $2.99
Nailbiter #1 (Phantom Variant Cover), AR
Rat Queens #6 (Cover A Roc Upchurch), $3.50
Rat Queens #6 (Cover B Roc Upchurch), AR
Real Heroes #2 (Cover A Bryan Hitch), $3.99
Real Heroes #2 (Cover B Gibbons), $3.99
Real Heroes #2 (Cover C Jock), $3.99
Revenge #3 (Of 4), $2.99
Revival #20, $2.99
Satellite Sam #8, $3.50
Satellite Sam Tijuana Bible, AR
Spawn #243, $2.99
Todd The Ugliest Kid On Earth Volume 2 TP, $12.99
Walking Dead #115 (Charlie Adlard Midnight Release Party Variant Cover)(CGC Graded 9.8)(Dynamic Forces), $99.99
Walking Dead #115 (Charlie Adlard NYCC Variant Cover)(CGC Graded 9.8)(Dynamic Forces), $149.99

MARVEL COMICS
Age Of Ultron TP, $34.99
All-New Ghost Rider #1 (Tradd Moore 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
All-New X-Factor #7, $3.99
Amazing Spider-Man #1.1 (Alex Ross Regular Cover), $3.99
Amazing Spider-Man #1.1 (Alex Ross Sketch Variant Cover), AR
Amazing Spider-Man #1.1 (John Romita Jr. Variant Cover), AR
Amazing Spider-Man Who Am I #1 (Promotional Item), AR
Annihilation Omnibus HC, $125.00
Black Widow #6, $3.99
Castle Unholy Storm HC (Premiere Edition), $24.99
Cyclops #1 (Alexander Lozano Regular Cover), $3.99
Cyclops #1 (Greg Land Artist Variant Cover), AR
Cyclops #1 (Skottie Young Variant Cover), AR
Daredevil #1 (Chris Samnee 2nd Printing Cover), $3.99
Deadpool Vs Carnage #3 (Of 4), $3.99
Fire HC, $19.99
Indestructible Hulk Volume 2 Gods And Monster TP, $19.99
Iron Fist The Living Weapon #2 (J.G. Jones Artist Variant Cover), AR
Iron Fist The Living Weapon #2 (Kaare Andrews Regular Cover), $3.99
Iron Man Fatal Frontier HC, $34.99
Loki Agent Of Asgard #2 (Jenny Frison 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $2.99
Loki Agent Of Asgard #4, $2.99
Magneto #3 (Declan Shalvey Regular Cover), $3.99
Magneto #3 (Mark Brooks Artist Variant Cover), AR
Miles Morales The Ultimate Spider-Man #1 (Brandon Peterson Variant Cover), AR
Miles Morales The Ultimate Spider-Man #1 (Dave Marquez Regular Cover), $3.99
Miles Morales The Ultimate Spider-Man #1 (Fiona Staples Variant Cover), AR
Miracleman #5 (Alan Davis Regular Cover), $4.99
Miracleman #5 (Alex Ross Variant Cover), AR
Miracleman #5 (Humberto Ramos Variant Cover), AR
Miracleman #5 (Jim Cheung Variant Cover), AR
Moon Knight #3 (Declan Shalvey Regular Cover), $3.99
Moon Knight #3 (Ryan Stegman Variant Cover), AR
New Warriors #4, $3.99
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Art Adams Interlocking Battle Variant Cover), AR
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Blank Variant Cover), AR
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Deadpool Dancing Party Sketch Variant Cover), AR
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Deadpool Dancing Party Variant Cover), AR
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Ed McGuinness Variant Cover), AR
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Gabriele Dell’Otto Variant Cover), AR
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Julian Totino Tedesco Regular Cover), $4.99
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Skottie Young Variant Cover), AR
Original Sin #1 (Of 8)(Steve McNiven Teaser Variant Cover), AR
Original Sin #1 Skottie Young Lithograph (Promotional Item), AR
Original Sin #1 Watcher Eyeball (Promotional Item), AR
Original Sin July/August Checklist Postcard (Promotional Item), AR
Punisher #5, $3.99
Savage Wolverine #18, $3.99
She-Hulk #4, $2.99
Silver Surfer #1 (Michael Allred 2nd Printing Cover), $3.99
Uncanny X-Men #1 (CGC Graded 9.8)(Dynamic Forces), $99.99
Uncanny X-Men #2 (CGC Graded 9.8)(Dynamic Forces), $99.99
Uncanny X-Men Volume 3 The Good The Bad The Inhuman HC (Premiere Edition), $24.99
X-Men Days Of Future Past Prose Novel HC, $24.99
X-Men No More Humans HC, $24.99
X-Men The Adamantium Collection HC, $200.00
X-Men Vs Hulk TP, $24.99

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT
Archer And Armstrong #20 (Cover A Shawn Crystal), $3.99
Archer And Armstrong #20 (Cover B Michael Walsh), $3.99
Archer And Armstrong #20 (Mico Suayan Variant Cover), AR
Shadowman Volume 4 Fear Blood And Shadows TP, $14.99

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B.A.R. Maid #5 (Of 5)(Cover A Ivan Nunes), $3.50
B.A.R. Maid #5 (Of 5)(Cover B Pasquale Qualano), $3.50
B.A.R. Maid #5 (Of 5)(Cover C Franchesco), $3.50
Grimm Fairy Tales #97 (Cover A Renato Rei), $2.99
Grimm Fairy Tales #97 (Cover B Giuseppe Cafaro), $2.99
Grimm Fairy Tales #97 (Cover C Ale Garza), $2.99

Games – FANTASY FLIGHT PUBLISHING
Star Wars RPG Age Of Rebellion Beginner Game, $29.95

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Atlantis Season 1 DVD, AR
DCU Son Of Batman BD + DVD, AR
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Eureka Seven Part 1 BD, AR
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Eureka Seven The Movie BD + DVD, AR
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ALL NEW MARVEL NOW! Comic Book Review: Original Sin #0 Who Is The Watcher?

Original Sin

When I first heard about this comic coming out, I immediately went to JM and demanded to give me this issue for review. It wasn’t even on our agenda for the week. That’s how bad I wanted it ! And trust me I was not disappointed at all!

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Original Sin is the definition of what story telling really is. You follow a young Sam Alexander (aka NOVA) opening by speaking to his drunken dead beat father listen to his stories of pride of his glory days. After a few panels you get a real scene of the lads innocence. Even though he carries so much responsibility on his back he still has that inquisitive nature knowing the Watcher can never intervene; but still, he remains relentless in his quest of knowledge.

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Later you get really peek into the Watchers world; which isn’t really something that hasn’t really been explored. Accompanied by mind blowing visuals of everything Uatu has ever seen and is ever going to see is an array of alternative time lines and paradoxes. If you’re an “80’s baby” like me, every dream you had just came true reading about time! But above all else the story writes so well it just keeps you yearning for more!

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In my eyes, this comic is a perfect representation of why THE ALL NEW MARVEL Now! Has such a strong line of comics coming out. They stick to a well thought out format of how to tell a story, while keeping it so close to the father of comics Stan Lee’s vision , The Marvel Method; every comic is someone’s first comic. So, if you’re a lover of space dramas, twist-n-turns, and parallel universes this title is for you! That’s why this week im smashing out a first time 10/10 for this comic. Don’t just take my word for it! Go check it out yourself! Let me know what you think you can reach me on Instagram, Tweet me, or even drop me line on the MetalGeeks FB page!

For next time Geekazoids, I am Hamid Hojabr. All ways remember to “Rock Out With Your Geek Out!”

 

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