Yearly Archives: 2012

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News
Fans Unite to End the “Travesty” that is Avengers Arena

By | Dec 20, 2012 | News

I love comics. I really do. They’re my favorite medium of entertainment, and they really do entertain me (speaking of which, hoo boy, that Hawkeye book from Fraction and Aja? Really great, bro). But there is a certain level of trepidation I approach fandom with because…well, sometimes things like this happen. This of course being […]

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Reviews
Review: Wonder Woman #15

By | Dec 20, 2012 | Reviews

Holy crap, guys and gals. The New Gods are in the New 52. And instead of being squandered or used carelessly, they get to be a part of what was already one of the most exciting series at DC Comics. Written by Brian Azzarello Illustrated by Cliff Chiang – Who is Orion – and what […]

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News
Haunt Getting Retooled by McFarlane

By | Dec 20, 2012 | News

I haven’t read the issue yet (who has time to read comics when writing about them all the time?), but according to a report at Bleeding Cool it’s actually the last issue, as the story of Haunt will be continued in the pages of “Spawn.” Why? Because Todd McFarlane is going to give it an […]

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Columns
2012 in Review: Best Mini-Series

By | Dec 20, 2012 | Columns

The end is near folks. Our 2012 in Review segment is winding down, with just one more category remaining after today. This edition finds us breaking down the Best Minis of 2012, of which there were a considerable amount, but one book towered over the rest when it came to our voting. What was it? […]

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Reviews
Review: Avengers #2

By | Dec 20, 2012 | Reviews

The biggest Avengers team in recent memory, with one of the more exciting creative teams in recent memory, coming off one of the biggest movies of all time, in one of the most successful company re-brandings in recent history, takes center stage here. Written by Jonathan Hickman Illustrated by Jerome Opena The greatest heroes in […]

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News
Cameron Stewart Unleashes 19-Page NIRO Preview

By | Dec 20, 2012 | News

We told you to watch for this earlier in the week and now we’re able to salivate over something tangible: a free 19-page preview of the series. So what is “NIRO”? As Stewart explains on the site, “NIRO” is the tale of “a gunslinger cleric and a young girl who becomes his unlikely companion as they search […]

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Reviews
Review: Comeback #2

By | Dec 20, 2012 | Reviews

So: “Comeback” #1 was slow and a bit talky, but enjoyable overall. “Comeback” #2 has the same good bones to it, but is a little talkier; the pace of the series seems to be getting a little slower as more details are added to the mix, rather than quicker. These are the early warning signs […]

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Reviews
Review: Happy #3

By | Dec 20, 2012 | Reviews

Nothing “witty” I may say will be any zanier than this comic, so let’s cut to the review. Written by Grant Morrison Illustrated by Darick Robertson With a day left until Christmas, and time running out for Santa’s innocent victims, Happy the Horse learns what turned Nick Sax from golden cop to broken-down hitman. But […]

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Podcasts
The Next Issue 95: The Year 12,000

By | Dec 19, 2012 | Podcasts

The Next Issue brings an end to the year with little to no help from the Mayans. This year end wrap up covers 2012’s twists, turns, and surprises as the guys talk about everything from single issues to publishers and back! [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (And here’s the direct download!) It’d be […]

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