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Yesterday’s Men of Tomorrow—Today! Thought lost to the pages of time, a dozen Mystery Men from the “greatest generation” of World War Two find themselves thrust into the morally-gray world of the 21st century! Now, Captain Wonder, Dynamic Man, Mastermind Excello, Mister E, the Laughing Mask, the Witness, the Black Widow, the Phantom Reporter, the Fiery Mask, Rockman, the Blue Blade and Electro the Marvel of the Age must seek a place for themselves in the modern Marvel Universe—while a silent killer seeks to eliminate them, one by one!

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The Twelve #1 0

This was a very pleasant surprise. Not to say that I wasn't looking forward to it - I was. But I'm not always a fan of JMS's writing. However, having really liked his Bullet Points series, I was optomistic about this book. And it didn't disappoint. A twelve part storyline about a group of heroes from the past feeling out of place in the present was always inevitably going to lead to comparisons with Watchmen. It would be unfortunate, though, if that held readers back from picking this up. It's v...

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Much better than expected 0

I have to admit, I did not have high hopes for this book. I had picked up issue #0 (which was simply a reprint of a few comics where the characters of this series debuted), and had come to the assumption that the rest of the series was going to be just a boring. Boy, was I wrong! This book is so much a great throw back in the same style as things like League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and others along the similar vein. Straczynski does a wonderful job of presenting the characters using manneris...

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