Author Archives: Alexander Jones

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Justice League #8 Featured Reviews
“Justice League” #8

By | Sep 20, 2018 | Reviews

Justice League’s fast, frenetic pacing has made the title a delight to read. However, if there are too many aspects happening at once a series will naturally begin to lose momentum. Thankfully, “Justice League” #8 is here to slow down and more clearly articulate the stakes and gravitas from some of the huge moments from […]

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Cover 1 Featured Reviews
“Cover” #1

By | Sep 6, 2018 | Reviews

Author Brian Michael Bendis is as busy as he can possibly be between two Superman titles and a brand new line of creator-owned titles. This week, his Jinxworld line is debuting a brand new title crafted with one of his longest-standing artist relationships David Mack. The duo has worked on various Marvel titles, crafting the […]

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Scarlet #1 Featured Reviews
“Scarlet” #1

By | Aug 30, 2018 | Reviews

The first issue of “Scarlet” initially launched in 2010 under Marvel’s Icon imprint. The title was a creator-owned effort written by Brian Michael Bendis featuring art from Alex Maleev. The innovative premise for the title containing a woman whose life was torn apart by police brutality quickly caught the attention of fans and readers across […]

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Astonishing X-Men Annual #1 Featured Reviews
“Astonishing X-Men Annual” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

Let’s face it, it feels like a long time since we have seen “Astonishing X-Men”‘s X and the original X-Men. Plus, getting the opportunity to witness the adult Jean Grey become reacquainted to her peers is fascinating. With so much changing in the X-Men world and so much staying the same, author Matthew Rosenberg should […]

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Spider-Man Annual #1 Featured Reviews
“Spider-Man Annual” #1

By | Aug 10, 2018 | Reviews

Representation in comics is a growing issue Marvel has not yet tackled when it comes to Miles Morales. Thankfully, the publisher has tapped author Bryan Edward Hill to take on the new title. “Spider-Man Annual” #1 marks Hill’s debut with the character. With the quality of the last couple chapters of writer Bryan Michael Bendis’ […]

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“Adventures of the Super Sons” #1

By | Aug 3, 2018 | Reviews

Fans were shocked when DC prematurely pulled the plug on the “Super Sons” ongoing featuring Jonathan Kent and Damian Wayne. DC is now back with a 12-issue mini-series featuring the return of writer Peter Tomasi and artist Carlo Barberi.  The creative team is tasked with working within the confines of the current continuity as the […]

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Teen Titans 20 Featured Reviews
“Teen Titans” #20

By | Jul 26, 2018 | Reviews

“Teen Titans” #20 is the start of a new era of the title. However, the new direction appears similar in tone. Damian Wayne even retains his position in the starring role. Will this installment be able to stand out from previous incarnations of the title? What do the New 52 “Suicide Squad” creator Adam Glass […]

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The Wild Storm 15 Featured Reviews
“The Wild Storm” #15

By | Jul 19, 2018 | Reviews

At this point, we are pretty far into Warren Ellis and Jons Davis-Hunt’s reimagining of The WildStorm Universe. DC’s former imprint is being built from the ground up in this ambitious series launched from the publisher. What started as a grounded power struggle between two factions has slowly turned into a planet-hopping interspecies affair. “The […]

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Transformers: Unicron #1 Featured Reviews
“Transformers: Unicron” #1

By | Jul 12, 2018 | Reviews

“Transformers: Unicron” #1 marks the end of publisher IDW’s long-running Transformers Universe. 2011’s “Transformer: The Death of Optimus Prime” #1 ushered in the end of the Civil War between the Autobots and the Decepticons. The new status quo allowed for the shared universe to continue on a new path. Unicron is the beginning of a […]

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