Author Archives: Alexander Jones

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Dark Nights Death Metal #4 Featured Reviews
“Dark Nights: Death Metal” #4

By | Oct 15, 2020 | Reviews

“Dark Nights: Death Metal” has been promising major developments but can the series stay focused long enough to actually make the plot feel important? The stakes of the event could not be higher but author Scott Snyder has had a difficult time juggling the plot and obscenely large cast in the series. This title is […]

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“Batman” #99

By | Sep 17, 2020 | Reviews

Despite the fact that James Tynion IV has written over a dozen “Batman” issues, it still feels like his time with The Dark Knight is just getting started. Tynion and artist Jorge Jimenez’s biggest story yet, ‘The Joker War’ is coming to an end. We are here to cover the penultimate issue of the story […]

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Seven Soldiers Featured Podcasts
The DC3cast, Episode 240: Crisis Management, Part 19: “Seven Soldiers” with Alexander Jones

By , , and | Sep 16, 2020 | Podcasts

The DC3cast is Multiversity’s weekly podcast digging into all things DC Comics. Each week, hosts Vince, Zach, and Brian dig into one of DC’s events from the past in a series we are calling ‘Crisis Management.’ We are still popping back to new stuff for bonus episodes, as well as discussion of news and exciting […]

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“Sex Criminals: Sexual Gary Special”

By | Sep 3, 2020 | Reviews

We’ve seen Sexual Gary in the background of early “Sex Criminals” issues but do we really know Gary? What makes him tick? Why is Gary sexual? Queue author Matt Fraction setting the record straight on Gary’s past, present, and future for a special one-shot about a bonified “Sex Criminals” legend. With only one more issue […]

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Thor #6 Featured Columns
This Month in Comics: August 2020

By | Sep 1, 2020 | Columns

This month in comics featured the return of a few key titles that many publishers have likely been waiting to schedule until after the pandemic. I have a suspicion that our current pandemic has finally outlasted these publishing schedules. Hey Big Two, it’s finally time to adapt to the new normal! We are heading into […]

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Thor #6 Featured Reviews
“Thor” #6

By | Aug 20, 2020 | Reviews

“Thor” has taken quite a few massive left turns over the past six issues. Author Donny Cates and artist Nic Klein quickly gave the God of Thunder more power and a redesigned outfit to match his new state of mind. Marvel has been teasing this issue of Thor as a key chapter for the series. […]

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“Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex” #1

By | Aug 6, 2020 | Reviews

The X-Men corner of The Marvel Universe is loaded with characters and content right now. Jonathan Hickman and Rod Reis are checking in with the mutant assassin Fantomex to flesh out his character and move the plot forward for the new stable of giant-sized one-shots. Will Fantomex fit in with the rest of the pieces […]

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“Justice League Dark” #24

By | Jul 23, 2020 | Reviews

“Justice League Dark” #24 is finally hitting a climactic point between the battle of Wonder Woman’s magic-focused team versus The Upside-Down Man. Diana and the team are right about to close in on the battle into the Other Place but first, the team is taking a quick detour in “Justice League Dark” #24. Thanks to […]

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“Adventureman” #2

By | Jul 9, 2020 | Reviews

“Adventureman” #1 was an endearing, modern-day retelling of a woman taking the mantle of a pulp icon. Thanks to the quaint writing of Matt Fraction and the beautiful art of Terry Dodson, the title was able to craft a really pleasant tone about a woman who takes on the role of a superhero. Fraction shows […]

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Empyre #0 Avengers Featured Reviews
“Empyre #0: Avengers”

By | Jun 25, 2020 | Reviews

Marvel Comics initially solicited the first issues of the “Empyre” event for the first day of April. Over two months after the original solicitation date, The House of Ideas is finally ready to give us the comic we anticipated for months. With the extra hype and anticipation will Marvel be able to deliver on “Empyre”? […]

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Excalibur #10 Featured Reviews
“Excalibur” #10

By | Jun 11, 2020 | Reviews

Marvel’s “Excalibur” has been a “Dawn of X” title that is unafraid to explore heady concepts. In addition to the usual X-Men tropes, “Excalibur” brings the Braddock family to the spotlight. The series is usually headlined by Captain Britain who passed the mantle to his sister Betsy Braddock. This new incarnation of “Excalibur” differentiates itself […]

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