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SDCC ’17: DC Comics Dark Matter Detailed with New Series “Brimstone,” “Batman: The Signal” and “The Terrifics”

By | Jul 21, 2017 | News

DC Comics revealed more about Dark Nights: Metal and Dark Matter during a panel at San Diego Comic Con. The panel was moderated by DC Co-Publisher Dan Didio and featured the creative team for “Dark Nights: Metal,” Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. Other Dark Matter creators such as Phillip Tan, James Tynion IV, Robert Venditti and […]

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“Sisters of Sorrow” #1

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

Justice is an interesting, and sometimes twisted, principle that everyone comes face to face with in their lives. The Justice system works a majority of the time and finds the guilty parties guilty for their crimes and life moves on. Sometimes the system doesn’t work and those that are guilty make it through the cracks. […]

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“Moonstruck” #1

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

Coffee, cat foam lattes, and centaurs open up Image’s newest all-ages fantasy com- Wait, wait, wait. Did I type that right? An all-ages comic from Image? And it’s by one of the “Lumberjanes” co-creators?! Well, this is certainly a surprise. < b> Written by Grace Ellis Illustrated by Shae Beagle & Kate Leth Colored by […]

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“Lazarus X+66” #1

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

Full of grit, grime, and hardship, the very brutal training of the Daggers gives some of the best of the world of Lazarus in “Lazarus X+66” #1, showing that not only the Families are very capable. Written by Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann Illustrated by Steve Lieber Colored by Santi Arcas Lettered by Jodi Wynne […]

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“Aquaman” #26

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

‘Underworld’ is well underway. And Stjepan Sejic has fully entrenched his special brand of magic within Dan Abnett’s myriad threads of underwater realpolitik. Let’s dive in. Aquaman #26 Written by Dan Abnett Illustrated and Colored by Stjepan Sejic Lettered by Steve Wand ‘UNDERWORLD’ part two! Enraged by rumors of Arthur’s survival in the slums of […]

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“Winnebago Graveyard” #2

By | Jul 21, 2017 | News

Warning: you may not want to read “Winnebago Graveyard” #2 right before you go to bed. Seriously. Don’t do it. This book’s debut issue may have featured some far more gruesome panels, but the second chapter is tension packed and even creepier still. Written by Steve Niles Illustrated and Designed by Alison Samson Colored by […]

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“Rom Vs Transformers: Shining Armor” #1

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

The more characters that IDW tried to mix into their “Revolution” crossover, the more the story started lose focus. However, the Dire Wraiths and introduction of Rom the Space Knight showed a hint of great potential. Writers John Barber and Cullen Bunn portrayed Rom as a naive and adept young knight that was easy to […]

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Marvel at SDCC ’17: Day One

By | Jul 21, 2017 | News

San Diego Comic Con is always a hotbed of news, and day one brought a ton of Marvel news – keep reading to see what the House of Ideas was up to on July 20th. -Yesterday at SDCC Marvel piled on a heavy list of new series coming this fall at it’s Marvel’s “Next Big […]

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DC at SDCC ’17: Day One

By | Jul 21, 2017 | News

DC had a big day one at San Diego Comic Con this year. We have full stories up for the Shazam! director and schedule announcements, and the two new OGNs coming from Grant Morrison. With all the updates coming in, it was a little much to include it all in The Rundown, so here’s a […]

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The Rundown: June 21, 2017

By | Jul 21, 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. – Image Comics will be releasing “Thought Bubble 2017 Anthology” #6 this fall with all profits going to the children’s charity Barnados. The anthology book, which is […]

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SDCC ’17: Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neil Announce Final “League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen”

By | Jul 20, 2017 | News

“The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume IV: The Tempest” has been announced, and will be written by Alan Moore and drawn by Kevin O’Neil. This is being billed as the story to conclude both the epic narrative of “the biggest cross-continuity ‘universe’ that is conceivable”  and the careers of “the world’s most accomplished and bad […]

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“Bettie Page” #1

By | Jul 20, 2017 | Reviews

Dynamite Entertainment attempts a fictionalized secret history of the most famous of pin-up models. What could go wrong? Written by David Avallone Illustrated and Colored by Colton Worley Lettered by Taylor Esposito She’s more modest than Ms. Blaise, but peels more than Ms. Emma. She out-vamps Vampirella, but she’s sweeter than Honey West. She put […]

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Pick of the Week: “Curse Words” #6

Once upon a time there was a wizard. He betrayed his wizard friends, teamed up with his de-powered ex-girlfriend, and pissed off the U.S. government. Then, everything really and truly went to hell. “Curse Words” begins its second arc, and the stylish series from Charles Soule and Ryan Browne has a lot to prove. Having […]

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Robots From Tomorrow – Episode 417: July Previews, Part 2

By and | Jul 20, 2017 | Podcasts

The comics prognostication continues! Flipping to the front of the catalog, Mike & Greg’s attention focuses on Diamond’s top-tier publishers: Dark Horse! DC! Image! IDW! Marvel! All that, plus collection contents hint at a possible stealth Marvel/DC detente in the works (?), Paul Chadwick’s return, Tim Drake: Dressed for Success, Greg calls BS on Marvel […]

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The DC3cast, Episode 77: “Dark Days: The Casting,” Mike Romeo Stops By, and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Round 57

By , and | Jul 19, 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! Mike Romeo from Robots from Tomorrow sits in for Brian as the boys discuss “Dark Days: The Casting,” Shea Fontana’s first issue of “Wonder Woman,” […]

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This Week in Shonen Jump: July 17, 2017

By and | Jul 19, 2017 | Columns

Welcome to This Week in Shonen Jump, in which a rotating duo of Multiversity staffers take a look at two stories contained in each installment of Viz Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump. For the uninitiated, Weekly Shonen Jump is an anthology that delivers more than 200 pages of manga of all varieties. We hope that you’ll […]

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Multiver-City One: 2000 AD Prog 2040 – Murder Wrap!

By , , , and | Jul 19, 2017 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One, our “2000 AD” weekly review column! Every Wednesday we examine the latest offerings from Tharg and the droids over at Rebellion/2000 AD, the galaxy’s leading producers of Thrill-Power entertainment. Let’s get right to it! NOW ARRIVING Greysuit: Foul Play, Part 1 Credits: Pat Mills (script), John Higgins (art), Ellie de […]

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Unifying Valiant, Part 5: “Magnus, Robot Fighter” #5-8 & “Rai” Prequel #1-4 – ‘Invasion’

By | Jul 18, 2017 | Columns

Welcome to Unifying VALIANT, our celebration of the 25-year anniversary of VALIANT’s companywide crossover ‘Unity.’ A precursor to the now omnipresent annual comic event, ‘Unity’ and VALIANT changed the face of the comic industry in the early ‘90’s. In each entry we’ll be focusing on one of the company’s storylines until culminating at ‘Unity.’ Follow […]

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Could Mr. Oz Be [Redacted]?

By | Jul 3, 2017 | Longform

We have all been conditioned to expect that the reveal at the end of “DC Universe Rebirth” #1 was going to herald an onslaught of “Watchmen” characters popping up in our DC floppies each week. Thus far, that simply hasn’t happened. Even ‘The Button,’ which was supposed to address the great mystery, really had very, […]

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Why The World Needs More Wonder Women

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Longform

Back when I used to be a regular contributor to the site, one of the things I liked to crusade about was that the world needed more Wonder Woman. Whether this was by making snide remarks about her not having her own secondary ongoing in-continuity solo title, insisting everyone read her existing comics or just […]

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“Sisters of Sorrow” #1

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

Justice is an interesting, and sometimes twisted, principle that everyone comes face to face with in their lives. The Justice system works a majority of the time and finds the guilty parties guilty for their crimes and life moves on. Sometimes the system doesn’t work and those that are guilty make it through the cracks. […]

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“Moonstruck” #1

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

Coffee, cat foam lattes, and centaurs open up Image’s newest all-ages fantasy com- Wait, wait, wait. Did I type that right? An all-ages comic from Image? And it’s by one of the “Lumberjanes” co-creators?! Well, this is certainly a surprise. < b> Written by Grace Ellis Illustrated by Shae Beagle & Kate Leth Colored by […]

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Lazarus X+66 #1 Featured Reviews
“Lazarus X+66” #1

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

Full of grit, grime, and hardship, the very brutal training of the Daggers gives some of the best of the world of Lazarus in “Lazarus X+66” #1, showing that not only the Families are very capable. Written by Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann Illustrated by Steve Lieber Colored by Santi Arcas Lettered by Jodi Wynne […]

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“Aquaman” #26

By | Jul 21, 2017 | Reviews

‘Underworld’ is well underway. And Stjepan Sejic has fully entrenched his special brand of magic within Dan Abnett’s myriad threads of underwater realpolitik. Let’s dive in. Aquaman #26 Written by Dan Abnett Illustrated and Colored by Stjepan Sejic Lettered by Steve Wand ‘UNDERWORLD’ part two! Enraged by rumors of Arthur’s survival in the slums of […]

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Ricardo Mo and Leo Johnson Talk “Transience: An Unforgettable Anthology”

By | Jul 5, 2017 | Interviews

“Transience” is a new digital comic anthology “set in a world where large portions of the population can’t form new memories.” Currently up and running on Kickstarer, the book contains short stories examining individual’s lives in a world following a biological attack, which caused destroyed humans ability to form new memories. “Transience” includes the creative […]

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Hell Notes: Those Left Standing

By | Jul 19, 2017 | Annotations

Welcome to Hell Notes, Multiversity Comics’ annotation column for the Hellboy Universe. New week “B.P.R.D.” returns. We’ve had the “Plague of Frogs” cycle and the “Hell on Earth” cycle, now we’re launching into the final cycle, “The Devil You Know.” However, before we take that plunge, I wanted to reacquaint readers with the cast. That’s […]

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Go Beyond #4 – A ‘Plus Ultra’ Analysis of “My Hero Academia”

By | Jul 5, 2017 | Annotations

Unfortunately, due to another unforeseen illness for the mangaka and subsequent one-week hiatus, there are only three chapters (numbered 141 through 143) to discuss this month, in comparison to last month’s five. On the surface, these chapters simply earmark the end of one fight (between Tamaki “Suneater” Amajiki and three of the Hassai group’s Eight […]

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Manga: A Reconciliation

By | Oct 26, 2015 | Longform

At Multiversity, we love comics. Sometimes, love is complicated. This is a story of why an Asian-American comics reader departed from Asian comics, and why he came back.  My relationship with manga has been symptomatic of complicated relationships between culture and identity, reading and longing.  But at some point, I had to ask myself those […]

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