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The Rundown: January 23, 2017

By | Jan 23, 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. – In tragic news, John Watkiss, best known as the artist for the comics “Sandman” and “Surgeon X,” passed away from cancer last Saturday. Throughout his 55 […]

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“Curse Words” #1

By | Jan 20, 2017 | Reviews

Charles Soule and Ryan Brown on the surface – except for the silent ‘e’ at the ends of their surnames – don’t have a ton in common. Soule, a lawyer and writer of serious, dense comics and Browne, a cartoonist that pushes comics into absurd and surrealist places don’t jump out as a potentially simpatico […]

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Exclusive Preview: “Frostbite” #5

By | Jan 20, 2017 | Previews

With all the kudos that DC has been getting for ‘Rebirth’ lately, it is worth noting that Vertigo has been taking steps to regain its position as one of the top places for creator-owned stories in comics after a few years in the weeds. “Frostbite” by Joshua Williamson and Jason Shawn Alexander is one of […]

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“Monsters Unleashed” #1

By | Jan 20, 2017 | Reviews

My first thought upon hearing about “Monsters Unleashed” was a slightly amused “Huh, this could be interesting.” But then I remembered what this means: every hero team fighting monsters together is the perfect breather after multiple consecutive events where heroes fight each other. That’s all the motivation I needed to get excited for this, so […]

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“Star-Lord” #2

By | Jan 20, 2017 | Reviews

Peter Quill continues his endearingly small-sized adventures on Earth. (Small in scope, he’s not, like, Ant-Man powered all of a sudden or anything.) (Minor spoilers follow below.) Written by Chip Zdarsky Illustrated by Kris Anka GROUNDED! Peter Quill has seen all the dangers the galaxy has to offer…but has he ever had to face…COMMUNITY SERVICE??? […]

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“Chew Volume 12: Sour Grapes”

By | Jan 20, 2017 | Reviews

With ‘Sour Grapes,’ its 12th collected volume, “Chew” does something impressive: it ends its story on its own terms, in a tone and manner consistent with everything that came before. Even though John Layman and Rob Guillory were obviously working from a plan since they set out (in the afterward, Layman mentions that the ending […]

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The Rundown: January 20, 2017

By | Jan 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. – Another trailer for Lionsgate’s Power Rangers debuted today featuring the first clear look at Bryan Cranston’s Zordon, Elizabeth Banks’s Rita, the Zords, Goldar, and the Rangers’ […]

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Barber and Ossio Assemble the “Revolutionaries”

By | Jan 19, 2017 | Interviews

One of the most adventurous crossovers of recent memory was “Revolution” at IDW. Bringing together all the disparate Hasbro properties – G.I. Joe, Transformers, Rom, Micronauts, Action Man, and M.A.S.K. – John Barber, Cullen Bunn, and Fico Ossio took the task by the horns and made an expansive, exciting series. Well, Barber and Ossio are […]

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“WWE” #1

By | Jan 19, 2017 | Reviews

Seth Rollins becomes “The Man” in the first proper issue of BOOM! Studios’ new ongoing WWE series but is it a story worthy of him and his beautiful blonde streak? Yes, it is. Read on for our review of “WWE #1” but be warned, there will be spoilers. This storyline played out on television last […]

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“Generation Zero” #6

By | Jan 19, 2017 | Reviews

The secrets of Rook are beginning to pour out as the Generation Zero begin a mission to go deeper than they ever anticipated. How does it go? Let’s find out. Written by Fred Van Lente Illustrated by Diego Bernard & Javier Pulido ALL NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! Fight your way through the “HEROSCAPE”! Generation […]

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The Rundown: January 19, 2017

By | Jan 19, 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. – DC Comics writer, Lilah Sturges has come out as transgender. While there are more and more LGBT characters in comics now than ever before, the number […]

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Art Of The Week: Week Of 01/18/2017

By | Jan 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 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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Pick Of The Week: “The Mighty Captain Marvel” #1

Higher. Further. Faster. More relaunches than you can shake a stick at that. That’s the “Captain Marvel” motto. With “Civil War II” thankfully left to be forgotten in the past, it’s time for Carol Danvers to pick up the pieces of her life with the help of new creative team of Margaret Stohl and Ramon […]

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Art Of The Week: Week Of 01/18/2017

By | Jan 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 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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Face Value: January 2017 Special Edition

By | Jan 18, 2017 | Columns

They say you can’t judge a book by it’s cover. While that might be true for prose, it’s not entirely true for comic books. Comic books are a visual medium and more times than not, it’s the art that draws you in. With so many comic books coming out these days, a cover that stands […]

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Comics Should Be Cheap! (1/18/2017)

By | Jan 17, 2017 | 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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“Curse Words” #1

By | Jan 20, 2017 | Reviews

Charles Soule and Ryan Brown on the surface – except for the silent ‘e’ at the ends of their surnames – don’t have a ton in common. Soule, a lawyer and writer of serious, dense comics and Browne, a cartoonist that pushes comics into absurd and surrealist places don’t jump out as a potentially simpatico […]

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“Monsters Unleashed” #1

By | Jan 20, 2017 | Reviews

My first thought upon hearing about “Monsters Unleashed” was a slightly amused “Huh, this could be interesting.” But then I remembered what this means: every hero team fighting monsters together is the perfect breather after multiple consecutive events where heroes fight each other. That’s all the motivation I needed to get excited for this, so […]

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“Star-Lord” #2

By | Jan 20, 2017 | Reviews

Peter Quill continues his endearingly small-sized adventures on Earth. (Small in scope, he’s not, like, Ant-Man powered all of a sudden or anything.) (Minor spoilers follow below.) Written by Chip Zdarsky Illustrated by Kris Anka GROUNDED! Peter Quill has seen all the dangers the galaxy has to offer…but has he ever had to face…COMMUNITY SERVICE??? […]

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Barber and Ossio Assemble the “Revolutionaries”

By | Jan 19, 2017 | Interviews

One of the most adventurous crossovers of recent memory was “Revolution” at IDW. Bringing together all the disparate Hasbro properties – G.I. Joe, Transformers, Rom, Micronauts, Action Man, and M.A.S.K. – John Barber, Cullen Bunn, and Fico Ossio took the task by the horns and made an expansive, exciting series. Well, Barber and Ossio are […]

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The Harrow County Observer: “Family Tree”

By and | Oct 18, 2016 | Annotations

Welcome to The Harrow County Observer, Multiversity Comics’ dedicated “Harrow County” column. This installment we’re looking at Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook’s processes from the the earliest breakdown to the finished pages. And as always, T.T. Wosker looks into the dark shadows and finds something looking back… You can read all about her discoveries below […]

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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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Friday Recommendation: McSweeney’s #13

By | Dec 14, 2012 | Columns

The purpose of any anthology, to my mind, is to introduce the reader to material he or she may not have encountered otherwise, usually by grouping submissions around a theme. Here, in the thirteenth issue of the literary quarterly McSweeney’s, the theme is simply comics, with Chris Ware acting as editor; and as you can […]

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Multiversity Manga Club: Jaco the Galactic Patrolman [Review]

By | Jul 30, 2015 | Columns, Reviews

Welcome back to the inaugural edition of the Multiversity Manga Club! This month’s reading was the delightful “Jaco the Galactic Patrolman,” written and illustrated by the legendary Akira Toriyama. Originally serialized in the pages of “Weekly Shonen Jump,” “Jaco” is a delightful action comedy that pays homage to “Dragon Ball” and various popular manga tropes. […]

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