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Generation Zero #1 Edit Reviews
“Generation Zero” #1

By | Aug 25, 2016 | Reviews

The kids are not alright. After their introduction in “Harbinger Wars” and with the occasional focus over the last few years, the group of psiot child soldiers are finally breaking out into their own ongoing, helping kids who have nowhere else to look. So how does their introduction go? Let’s take a look! Written by […]

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Mama Tits Saves the World Reviews
“Mama Tits Saves the World”

By | Aug 25, 2016 | Reviews

Bestowed with great power provided by a pantheon of legendary queer figures, Mama Tits fights all forms of bigotry and hatred across history. Brought to life by Charles Christensen and Terry Blas, “Mama Tits Saves the World” is a loud and uproarious call to action. Written by Charles “Zan” Christensen Illustrated by Terry Blas and Marissa […]

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The Rundown: August 25, 2016

By | Aug 25, 2016 | 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. – A film version of “Justice League Dark” has been talked about for some time; originally planned as a Guillermo del Toro film, the project was in […]

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Art Of The Week: Week Of 08/17/2016

By | Aug 24, 2016 | 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 artists out there and curate them here for your viewing pleasure. As ever, everything is collected down below so… enjoy! Superman by […]

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Flame Con: An Experience For All Comic Fans

By | Aug 24, 2016 | Longform

Every year, hundreds of comic cons take place across the country. Many of these cons attempt to have panels focused on diversity but the bulk of the talent (despite being very good) has been geared toward what’s popular in the mainstream. This means you get a lot of superheroes but not a lot of the hidden […]

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Multiver-City One: 2000 AD Prog 1995 – In The Crosshairs!

By , and | Aug 24, 2016 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One! Every Wednesday we examine the latest offerings from Tharg and the droids over at 2000 AD, the galaxy’s leading producers of Thrill-Power entertainment! Between the weekly British sci-fi comic “2000 AD” itself, the monthly “Judge Dredd Megazine”, an extensive library of graphic novel collections, and new US-format one-shots and mini-series, […]

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The Rundown: August 24th, 2016

By | Aug 24, 2016 | 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. – For the 50th anniversary of the classic Batman series from the 60’s, DC’s releasing a new animated movie called Batman: The Return of the Caped Crusader […]

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Rai #16 Cover Edit Reviews
Advance Review: “Rai” #16

By | Aug 23, 2016 | Reviews

Right! We’ve finished up the “4001 A.D.” one-shot tie-ins and this will conclude “Rai”’s tie-in arc, so let’s just go! Go! Go! Here be warned: there be spoilers here. Written by Matt Kindt Illustrated by CAFU 4001 A.D. TIE-IN! Rai locked in fatal combat against?the true protector of New Japan? As New Japan’s current protector, […]

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“Red: A Haida Manga”

By | Aug 23, 2016 | Reviews

Melding traditional Haida storytelling with Japanese influences, “Red: A Haida Manga” is a revenge story with eye-scorchingly beautiful art. Written and illustrated by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas An innovative graphic novel, Red is the epic tale of a Haida hero, his rage and his quest for retribution. Referencing a classic Haida oral narrative, this stunning full-colour […]

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Comics Should Be Cheap! (8/24/2016)

By | Aug 23, 2016 | Columns

Buying comics can be an expensive hobby. A lot of fans simply can’t afford everything they’re interested in, due to rising prices and the over-saturation of the market with superhero titles. That’s why we’re here. Every week, the Multiversity staff is asked “What would you buy this week if you couldn’t go over $20?” and […]

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The Rundown: August 23, 2016

By | Aug 23, 2016 | 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. – News coming from Wired reveals that RiRi Williams, star of the new volume of “Invincible Iron Man” by Brian Michael Bendis and Stefano Caselli, won’t actually […]

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Exclusive Preview: “Deathstroke” #1

By | Aug 22, 2016 | Previews

This Wednesday sees the release of “Deathstroke” #1 from the team of Christopher Priest, Jason Paz and Carlo Pagulayan. By my count, it’s been near a decade since we’ve seen Priest write new material for DC Comics, so seeing his name attached to this series was a welcome sight indeed. With a Rebirth issue already […]

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The Rundown: August 22, 2016

By | Aug 22, 2016 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the weekend. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – According to Vin Diesel, the Guardians of the Galaxy will be appearing in 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War. “That’s incredibly exciting, incredibly exciting, incredibly exciting, and something that […]

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MS Masterpaint Theater: El Puño De Hierro!

By | Aug 21, 2016 | Columns

There are three for-sure things all people love in life: comic covers, cover bands, and MS Paint. Some warned us to never combine this holy trinity. We here at Multiveristy Comics said no, threw caution to the wind, and combined mankind’s three favorite things into our new weekly feature: MS Masterpaint Theater! Each week, we will highlight […]

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“Supergirl: Rebirth” #1

By | Aug 19, 2016 | Reviews

The fact that, since the show started last fall on CBS, Supergirl has not had a regular series at DC is one of the more puzzling decisions that their editorial staff has made over the past few years. The show, a success despite moving networks, has revitalized interest in the character, and set her apart […]

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Pick of the Week: “Archie” #11

Them Riverdale kids are at it again! “It” being forming a band as means of gaining social leverage. Check out our Pick of the Week below as we look into how the “Archie” reboot handles Riverdale’s storied love for rock and roll in this spoiler-free review. Written by Mark Waid Illustrated by Ryan Jampole Archie […]

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Orbital In Conversation – Episode 204: Joe Casey, Cecil Castellucci, Jose Pimienta & The 315 at SDCC

By | Aug 19, 2016 | Podcasts

Our SDCC coverage continues as I sit down for another three riveting interviews. First, I catch up with writer Joe Casey (Sex, the upcoming All-America Comix) about what’s been happening since we last spoke. I also chat with Cecil Castellucci & Jose Pimienta about their upcoming graphic novel Soupy Leaves Home from Dark Horse Comics; […]

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Art Of The Week: Week Of 08/17/2016

By | Aug 24, 2016 | 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 artists out there and curate them here for your viewing pleasure. As ever, everything is collected down below so… enjoy! Superman by […]

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Multiver-City One: 2000 AD Prog 1995 – In The Crosshairs!

By , and | Aug 24, 2016 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One! Every Wednesday we examine the latest offerings from Tharg and the droids over at 2000 AD, the galaxy’s leading producers of Thrill-Power entertainment! Between the weekly British sci-fi comic “2000 AD” itself, the monthly “Judge Dredd Megazine”, an extensive library of graphic novel collections, and new US-format one-shots and mini-series, […]

MORE »
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Comics Should Be Cheap! (8/24/2016)

By | Aug 23, 2016 | Columns

Buying comics can be an expensive hobby. A lot of fans simply can’t afford everything they’re interested in, due to rising prices and the over-saturation of the market with superhero titles. That’s why we’re here. Every week, the Multiversity staff is asked “What would you buy this week if you couldn’t go over $20?” and […]

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MS Masterpaint Logo Columns
MS Masterpaint Theater: El Puño De Hierro!

By | Aug 21, 2016 | Columns

There are three for-sure things all people love in life: comic covers, cover bands, and MS Paint. Some warned us to never combine this holy trinity. We here at Multiveristy Comics said no, threw caution to the wind, and combined mankind’s three favorite things into our new weekly feature: MS Masterpaint Theater! Each week, we will highlight […]

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Flame Con: An Experience For All Comic Fans

By | Aug 24, 2016 | Longform

Every year, hundreds of comic cons take place across the country. Many of these cons attempt to have panels focused on diversity but the bulk of the talent (despite being very good) has been geared toward what’s popular in the mainstream. This means you get a lot of superheroes but not a lot of the hidden […]

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The Tragedy Fetishism Of The Flash

By | Jul 26, 2016 | Longform

The Flash is, without a doubt, one of the greatest live action superhero experiences in recent memory. Maybe, even, of all time. I wouldn’t hesitate to already place it in the upper echelon of live action superhero comic adaptations alongside Superman: The Movie, Spider-Man 2 and The Avengers. It is a landmark moment for superhero […]

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Generation Zero #1 Edit Reviews
“Generation Zero” #1

By | Aug 25, 2016 | Reviews

The kids are not alright. After their introduction in “Harbinger Wars” and with the occasional focus over the last few years, the group of psiot child soldiers are finally breaking out into their own ongoing, helping kids who have nowhere else to look. So how does their introduction go? Let’s take a look! Written by […]

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Mama Tits Saves the World Reviews
“Mama Tits Saves the World”

By | Aug 25, 2016 | Reviews

Bestowed with great power provided by a pantheon of legendary queer figures, Mama Tits fights all forms of bigotry and hatred across history. Brought to life by Charles Christensen and Terry Blas, “Mama Tits Saves the World” is a loud and uproarious call to action. Written by Charles “Zan” Christensen Illustrated by Terry Blas and Marissa […]

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Rai #16 Cover Edit Reviews
Advance Review: “Rai” #16

By | Aug 23, 2016 | Reviews

Right! We’ve finished up the “4001 A.D.” one-shot tie-ins and this will conclude “Rai”’s tie-in arc, so let’s just go! Go! Go! Here be warned: there be spoilers here. Written by Matt Kindt Illustrated by CAFU 4001 A.D. TIE-IN! Rai locked in fatal combat against?the true protector of New Japan? As New Japan’s current protector, […]

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Vault Comics Talks Launching A New Publisher

By | Aug 16, 2016 | Interviews

Launching a new publisher is never an easy task. It always appears to be a balancing act of engaging readers, engaging stores, and actually making quality, consistent comics. With a market that’s already producing more comics than most can keep up with, it’s tough to grab attention with a new publisher. The guys at Vault […]

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Hell Notes: Abe Sapien Alone

By | Jul 11, 2016 | Annotations

Welcome to Hell Notes, Multiversity Comics’ annotation column for the Hellboy Universe. Back in January 2015 I kicked off a three-part Abe Sapien piece. Given that “Abe Sapien Dark and Terrible” is about to come to an end next month, now seems like a good time to wrap that up. If you missed the previous […]

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Fantastic Four or Fraudulent Four? [Opinion]

By | Feb 21, 2014 | Longform

As tends to be the case in our fast-paced, social media driven lives, everyone is weighing in on the casting announcements for Josh Trank’s upcoming “Fantastic Four” film. That’s right, from Erik Larsen to Zach Braff, social media is all atwitter with opinions on it. For the most part, there’s a sense of apathy or […]

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Teaching Comics, Learning Comics: A Conversation with Gene Luen Yang (Part 1 of 3)

By | Sep 28, 2015 | Longform

Gene Luen Yang is a little nervous about his next book.  Why would the 2015 Eisner winner for Best Writer have even the faintest apprehensions about his latest graphic novel, “Secret Coders,” drawn by Mike Holmes, and releasing today, September 28th, from First Second? Holmes’ art is adept and charming.  First Second’s publishing record is enviable and […]

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Hellboy: The Wild Hunt #8 (Feature Image: The Osiris Club) Annotations
Hell Notes: The Heliopic Brotherhood of Ra

By | Oct 2, 2015 | Annotations

Welcome to Hell Notes, Multiversity Comics’ annotation column for the Hellboy Universe. Sorry this one is a little late. I had something entirely different planned for September and it fell through. For now, I’m going to look at the Heliopic Brotherhood of Ra. Spoiler Warning. I’ll be discussing huge spoilers for Frankenstein Underground, the latest […]

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Why James Robinson Leaving DC Matters

By | May 28, 2013 | Longform

There isn’t just one proper way to make or enjoy comics. Some creators love collaborating “Marvel style,” whereas other prefer detailed scripts. Some fans love sprawling epics, whereas other would rather one and done stories. Beyond that, there is no proper way to construct a comics universe, deal with continuity, or equip a company’s creators […]

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