Author Archives: Alexander Jones

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Transformers Vs. Visionaries #1 Featured Reviews
Pick of the Week: “Transformers vs. The Visionaries” #1

By | Jan 4, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

IDW Entertainment has been teaming countless franchises up with the Transformers over the past couple years. The toy franchise is filled with a diverse, shared continuity accounting for years of publishing across multiple Transformers stories. The Autobots and Decepticons already have a long shared Universe. Adding even more franchises to the mix has the potential […]

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“Action Comics” #993

By | Dec 14, 2017 | Reviews

During DC Rebirth’s earliest stages, “Action Comics” was always a polarizing title. The publisher set it up as if it was going to star Lex Luthor, but the book quickly shifted in focus to become the second Clark Kent ongoing in the DC Universe largely divorced from the “Superman” ongoing. In the wake of “Action […]

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“Faith’s Winter Wonderland Special” #1

By | Dec 7, 2017 | Reviews

Faith has returned just in time for the holiday season, however, this time not with traditional series author Jody Houser. “Faith’s Winder Wonderland Special” #1 is written by former “Faith” artist Marguerite Sauvage with art duties from the traditional series artist Francis Portela and MJ Kim. The story makes a debut just in time for […]

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“Moon Knight” #189

By | Dec 1, 2017 | Reviews

Marc Spector is a weird dude, he’s got a lot of different personalities wrapped up in one brain. Each and every writer that approaches the hero has the difficult task of redefining him and his world. Writer and musician Max Bemis and artist Jacen Burrows are the latest set of creators up to bat on […]

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The Demon Hell is Earth 1 Featured Reviews
“The Demon: Hell is Earth” #1

By | Nov 23, 2017 | Reviews

You could argue Brad Walker is one of the strongest artists in DC’s current Rebirth line-up. Giving Walker a fun, off the beaten path type of character like The Demon is a great use of his talent. However, writer Andrew Constant is making his DC debut with the “The Demon: Hell is Earth” #1, a […]

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The Wild Storm #9 Featured Reviews
“The Wild Storm” #9

By | Nov 17, 2017 | Reviews

Over the past couple of months, “The Wild Storm” has accelerated in the pacing of the plot. With so many characters in the narrative with brand new ties to each other, writer Warren Ellis has had his work cut out for him in establishing the new imprint. Thankfully, the creator hasn’t toned down some of […]

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“Master of Kung Fu” #126

By | Nov 10, 2017 | Reviews

The idea of Marvel bringing Shang-Chi back to comics is a welcomed change of heart for the publisher who has been trying to find a new angle for the character to launch an ongoing series off of. Everytime Chi is welcomed back into the fold, I can’t help but hope talent will find a way […]

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“Deathstroke” #25

By | Nov 3, 2017 | Reviews

“Deathstroke” #25 features a key moment in Slade Wilson’s life where the character attempts to redeem himself and qualify as an actual hero. His superhero team Defiance is trying to make a name for themselves but stumbling hard along the way. Over the past 25 issues, something interesting started to transpire with the make-up of […]

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“Detective Comics” #967

By | Oct 26, 2017 | Reviews

“Detective Comics” #967 has struck an emotionally high note with the series latest arc: ‘A Lonely Place of Living.’ Readers have been more than curious about the location of Drake since he was kidnapped early on in Rebirth. While the answer to just where the character has been all this time has been explored, more […]

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Superman 33 Featured Reviews
“Superman” #33

By | Oct 19, 2017 | Reviews

After an elongated diversion starring Deathstroke, Parallax, and a couple guest writers, original series creators Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason are returning to “Superman” with new ideas and an arc focused around Lex Luthor. While the previous stories starring the character were enjoyable, they didn’t quite stack up to the recent tales in the […]

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