Author Archives: Gustavo S Lodi

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“Return of Wolverine” #1

By | Sep 20, 2018 | Reviews

After so many teases, mini-series and innuendo, the original Wolverine is finally back on the end of the trilogy that marked his Death and Hunt. But was it really worth the wait? Are there really still new ways to tell compelling stories with one of Marvel’s most known characters? If this first issue is any […]

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“House of Whispers” #1

By | Sep 13, 2018 | Reviews

“House of Whispers” is the second series to launch under the new ‘Sandman Universe’ line by DC, exploring new concepts and ideas that circle around Dream, the Dreaming and the expanded cast of what is considered by many to be comic’s royalty. So does “House of Whispers” truly innovate on top of this mythology, or […]

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“Justice League” #7

By | Sep 6, 2018 | Reviews

Comics are fun. They are stories of the fantastic, of heroes that are paragon’s of justice and villain who are demonstrations of doom. And yet, sometimes writers, artists, and even readers, forget the possibilities of the medium and start being content on telling stories that can be just as well conveyed in another shape or […]

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This Month in Comics: August 2018

By | Sep 4, 2018 | Columns

August is not usually a month that readers associate with big events, crossovers or even major new releases. It’s often the time in-between cons, where the comic book community has just gone through a lot and is waiting for the next big thing to hit. Because of that, it is even more reason to celebrate […]

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“Justice League Dark” #2

By | Aug 23, 2018 | Reviews

Readers of the recently concluded “Detective Comics” run by James Tynion IV should not be surprised that “Justice League Dark” continues to showcase the writer’s ability to juggle a large cast, manage iconic heroes and expand on their relationships, usually in surprising ways. The second issue delivers a lot of that and quickly establishes new […]

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“Pearl” #1

By | Aug 16, 2018 | Reviews

There are certain creative teams in comics that become known as top quality, trend-setting dynamic duos. Pairings of writers and artists that defy the usual job and role assignation, with collaboration flowing sideways instead of any sort of vertical mandate. In the modern era, it is hard to argue that Bendis and Gaydos are just […]

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“Supergirl” #21

By | Aug 10, 2018 | Reviews

With the relaunch of “Action Comics” and “Superman” by Bendis and team, the continuing series of “Supergirl” was also up for an overhaul, as Kara’s story gets more intertwined with Krypton’s mythology and destruction. And within that context, the new creative team of Marc Andreyko and Kevin Maguire elevates the series to a new level […]

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“Leviathan” #1

By | Aug 2, 2018 | Reviews

What do you get when you mix a fast-paced story about kaijus wrecking havoc, supernatural energies, a love story, and a kinetic art style? “Leviathan” #1 comes strongly out of the gate, with the passion infused by the series’ creators John Layman and Nick Pitarra being felt from the first page down to the last. […]

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“Mr & Mrs X” #1

By | Jul 27, 2018 | Reviews

Picking up almost exactly where their wedding on “X-Men Gold” started, the first issue of “Mr & Mrs X” delivers on highlighting the beginning of the married life of Rogue and Gambit. However, pacing issues hold the issue back from being exciting. Written by Kelly Thompson Illustrated by Oscar Bazaldua Colored by Frank D’Armata Lettered […]

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“Batman” #51

By | Jul 20, 2018 | Reviews

How does a man behave and recover after suffering a major emotional loss? What coping mechanisms and unintended consequences does that man go through? Tom King, Lee Weeks and team ask that question about a very particular ‘bat’-man. And by doing so in an unexpected setting, with a refreshing take on the hero versus villain […]

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Ruinworld #1

By | Jul 12, 2018 | Reviews

There is something about books that are written, drawn and coloured by the same artist. Not only are they few and far between, but they also share that sense of unity and cohesion that only the best multi-artist partnerships can show otherwise. What Derek Laufman delivered on the first full issue of “Ruinworld” is a […]

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