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Saturday Morning Panels (Week of 10/18/17)

By | Oct 21, 2017 | Columns

Hello and welcome back to Saturday Morning Panels! You know the drill. Each week the Multiversity staff lovingly scours the new releases to find you, our dear reader, our favorite panels and moments. And we have a fantastic line up for you this week! So kick-back, watch out for spoilers, talk about your favorites in […]

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“Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan” #1

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

Declan Shalvey has been sweeping the independent comics field as a creator. But what happens when you put him on writing duties for a Deadpool/Logan fisticuffs comic, with artist Mike Henderson no less? Read on and find out! Written by Declan Shalvey Illustrated by Mike Henderson Colored by Lee Loughridge Lettered by Joe Sabino What […]

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“Maestros” #1

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

It’s the dawn of another magical mystery tour. “Maestros” #1 is just waiting to take you away. So, the real question is just what kind of trip is Steve Skroce taking you on. Maestros #1 Written & Illustrated by Steve Skroce Colored by Dave Stewart Lettered by Fonografiks The Maestro and his entire royal family […]

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“Kill the Minotaur” #5

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

Here it is, the penultimate issue of “Kill the Minotaur!” How will the drama be heightened to its peak? What shocking surprises will it leave dangling going into the finale? Why does it all feel so similar to what I read last month? Written by Chris Pasetto and Christian Cantamessa Illustrated by Lukas Ketner Colored […]

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“Spider-Gwen” #25

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

Spider-Gwen is gone, buried deep beneath the Gwenom, a creature of wanton destruction and pain, feeding off the Gwen’s rage and insecurities. Although, maybe the control is not as full as it could be. Spoilers for the start of what will, hopefully, be a great, new arc. Written by Jason Latour Illustrated by Robbie Rodriguez […]

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“Tokyo Ghoul :re” vol. 1

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

Sui Ishida’s horror-action manga “Tokyo Ghoul” came to it’s harrowing conclusion with volume 14. But the story isn’t over as the series sequel, “Tokyo Ghoul :re” finally makes its debut here in the West. Written & Illustrated by Sui Ishida Haise Sasaki has been tasked with teaching Qs Squad how to be outstanding investigators, but […]

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The Rundown: October 20, 2017

By | Oct 20, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – The CW revealed yesterday that it is developing yet another DC property. Project 13 will follow Traci Thirteen and her father Dr. Terrance Thirteen as they investigate mysterious […]

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“Kid Lobotomy” #1

By | Oct 19, 2017 | Reviews

After months of build-up, the debut issue of the debut series from Shelly Bond’s new creator-owned imprint with IDW, Black Crown, is finally here. Welcome to the cross street of comics and chaos. Written by Peter Milligan Illustrated by Tess Fowler Colored by Lee Loughridge Lettered by Aditya Bidikar Kafka meets King Lear by way of Young Frankenstein […]

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“Rugrats” #1

By | Oct 19, 2017 | Reviews

Nickelodeon and Boom Studios are teaming up to bring you yet another modern-day update of a classic Nicktoon. Read on to find out how this one stacks up, and note that there will be some minor spoilers! Written by Box Brown Illustrated by Lisa DuBois Colored by Eleonora Bruni Lettered by Jim Campbell Hang on […]

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“Superman” #33

By | Oct 19, 2017 | Reviews

After an elongated diversion starring Deathstroke, Parallax, and a couple guest writers, original series creators Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason are returning to “Superman” with new ideas and an arc focused around Lex Luthor. While the previous stories starring the character were enjoyable, they didn’t quite stack up to the recent tales in the […]

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“Bitch Planet Triple Feature” #5

By | Oct 19, 2017 | Reviews

Something about the world today made me really feel like I needed some non-compliance in my life, so I decided to return to “Bitch Planet.” This month’s issue is not a regular installment of the series, but a good old fashioned three-in-one, featuring different stories from different creative teams. The stories were all wildly disparate, […]

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“Ghost Station Zero” #3

By | Oct 19, 2017 | Reviews

Codename Baboushka’s new mission is picking up speed as the “Ghost Station Zero” miniseries nears it’s end, but is the adventure a satisfying experience? Check out our review to see some thoughts on this question, unless you mind some vague spoilers. Written by Antony Johnston Illustrated by Shari Chankhamma Lettered by Simon Bowland From Switzerland […]

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Pick of the Week: “Sherlock Frankenstein And The Legion Of Evil” #1

The world of “Black Hammer” expands to explore the lives and legacies of its villains in this, the first spinoff from Jeff Lemire’s superhero saga. Read on for our review, which contains minor spoilers Written by Jeff Lemire Illustrated by David Rubín Flats by Kike J. Diaz Lucy Weber, daughter of the Black Hammer, grew […]

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The DC3cast, Episode 90: Conner Kent Returns, “Legion Lost” Week 3, and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Round 70

By , and | Oct 18, 2017 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] ‘Rebirth’ is upon us, and so your fearless hosts are going to talk (at least) all the first issues of each ‘Rebirth’ title! This week, the boys discuss “Michael Cray,” certain faces, and the latest turns in “Metal.” Follow our hosts on Twitter, @VJ_Ostrowski, @ksirfox89, and @BrianNeedsaNap. Special […]

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Saturday Morning Panels (Week of 10/18/17)

By | Oct 21, 2017 | Columns

Hello and welcome back to Saturday Morning Panels! You know the drill. Each week the Multiversity staff lovingly scours the new releases to find you, our dear reader, our favorite panels and moments. And we have a fantastic line up for you this week! So kick-back, watch out for spoilers, talk about your favorites in […]

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Don’t Miss This: “Shirtless Bear-Fighter”

By | Oct 18, 2017 | Columns

There are a lot of comics out there, but some just stand out head and shoulders above the pack. With “Don’t Miss This” we want to spotlight those series we think need to be on your pull list. This week, it’s all about our favorite one man flapjack-eating wonder from Image Comics, “Shirtless Bear-Fighter.” Who […]

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Art of the Week: Week of 10/17/2017

By | Oct 18, 2017 | Columns

Welcome, one and all, to Multiversity’s Art Of The Week! Each week, we scour the internet for the best artwork sourced from the blogs, tumblrs, twitters and instagrams of the best comic book and manga artists out there and curate them here for your viewing pleasure. This week, Michael Mazzacane has returned with a theme: […]

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Five Thoughts on New York Comic-Con 2017

By | Oct 11, 2017 | Longform

“Just a reminder, I’m off next week for religious reasons.  Nerd Christmas.” – Me, to my assistant the week before NY Comic-Con.  It may sound like I was being flippant with my assistant about my time off for New York Comic-Con (NYCC) but the more I think about it, the more it is a little […]

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“Phonogram” And Fandom: Our Band Could Be Your Life

By | Oct 3, 2017 | Longform

Q: What do you think [“Phonogram”] says about the nature of fandom and/or criticism? KIERON GILLEN: Everything. The premise for Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s series “Phonogram” is simple: music is magic . . . literally. These magic-users, known as phonomancers, are able to use their connection to the music they love. They read radio […]

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Harley Quinn at 25: Staying Power and Legacy

By | Sep 26, 2017 | Longform

25 years ago this month, Harley Quinn debuted on Batman: The Animated Series and since that debut, she has become one of the most popular characters in comic books. She’s crossed over into the “mainstream” garnering fans of all kinds, accomplishing something we rarely see from female characters, especially those who don’t fit into the hero box. […]

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The Dark Knight Returns,The Matrix, and the Reflexive Sequel

By | Sep 19, 2017 | Longform

Frank Miller and Lana and Lilly Wachowski are creatives who couldn’t be more different. Their seminal works, “The Dark Knight Returns” and Matrix franchise, however, have much in common. Both stories were highly influential, inspiring many imitators — from “Spider-man: Reign” to Equilibrium —  that never seemed to capture the same creative, critical, or cultural […]

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“Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan” #1

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

Declan Shalvey has been sweeping the independent comics field as a creator. But what happens when you put him on writing duties for a Deadpool/Logan fisticuffs comic, with artist Mike Henderson no less? Read on and find out! Written by Declan Shalvey Illustrated by Mike Henderson Colored by Lee Loughridge Lettered by Joe Sabino What […]

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“Maestros” #1

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

It’s the dawn of another magical mystery tour. “Maestros” #1 is just waiting to take you away. So, the real question is just what kind of trip is Steve Skroce taking you on. Maestros #1 Written & Illustrated by Steve Skroce Colored by Dave Stewart Lettered by Fonografiks The Maestro and his entire royal family […]

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“Kill the Minotaur” #5

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

Here it is, the penultimate issue of “Kill the Minotaur!” How will the drama be heightened to its peak? What shocking surprises will it leave dangling going into the finale? Why does it all feel so similar to what I read last month? Written by Chris Pasetto and Christian Cantamessa Illustrated by Lukas Ketner Colored […]

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“Spider-Gwen” #25

By | Oct 20, 2017 | Reviews

Spider-Gwen is gone, buried deep beneath the Gwenom, a creature of wanton destruction and pain, feeding off the Gwen’s rage and insecurities. Although, maybe the control is not as full as it could be. Spoilers for the start of what will, hopefully, be a great, new arc. Written by Jason Latour Illustrated by Robbie Rodriguez […]

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NYCC ’17: Daniel Kibblesmith, Meet Quantum and Woody

By | Oct 17, 2017 | Interviews

This December, Valiant is bringing back everyone’s favorite Adopted-Brothers-Who-Can’t-Be-Seperated-For-More-Than-24-Hours Superteam, Quantum and Woody in an all new ongoing series written by Daniel Kibblesmith (“Valiant High”) with (honestly stunning) art by Kano. We talked to Daniel about his process, balancing his hot shot TV writing career (Late Night with Stephen Colbert) with comics, and what he’s […]

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Go Beyond #7 – A ‘Plus Ultra’ Analysis of “My Hero Academia”

By | Oct 4, 2017 | Annotations

Due to another one-week break, brought about by another brief illness for series’ mangaka Kōhei Horikoshi, we have received just three fantastic chapters of “My Hero Academia” over the last month. As I discussed in the previous instalment, of “Go Beyond,” the refocusing of the story toward the exploits of Lemillion and Overhaul indicated that […]

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