Each week, MK2Fac3 and Henchman21 read a lot of comics. Seriously, a lot of comics. Maybe too many comics. They look forward to some more than others, I mean, who doesnâ€™t? So, letâ€™s take a look into the depths of their pull list, grab some issues and weâ€™ll let YOU know what the top books to look forward to are for the week of April 20, 2011. Single issues and trades, theyâ€™re all here. This week is kind of slow, so Henchman21 is flying solo.
Deadpoolmax #7 (of 12) (Marvel/Max â€“ $3.99) If you had told me a year ago that a Deadpool book would be one of my favorite titles, I would have said you were crazy, but David Lapham and Kyle Bakerâ€™s Deadpoolmax has made me a believer. Everything that readers love about Deadpool is here, itâ€™s just cranked up. Add to it Bakerâ€™s unique art style, and you get a crazy, entertaining book that I canâ€™t get enough of.
X-Factor #218 (Marvel – $2.99) I was talking to someone at last yearâ€™s New York Comic-Con, and they said they were looking for a socially relevant comic and didnâ€™t know if there was one, and the first book I told them about was X-Factor. Writer Peter David uses each issue to tackle a wide variety of modern subjects, while still telling fun adventure stories with a cast of characters I have come to love. If I had a complaint about the book it is that it canâ€™t hold onto a regular artist to save its life, but the series has maintained such a high story quality that I forgive it.
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