Author Archives: Jonathan O'Neal

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MCMLXXV-1-Featured Reviews

By | Sep 13, 2018 | Reviews

In June, Multiversity readers were treated to some preview pages from Joe Casey and Ian MacEwan’s “MCMLXXV” from Image. These intentionally lurid neon-colored panels are just one of the highlights of this promising new series. Written by Joe Casey Illustrated by Ian MacEwan Colored by Brad Simpson Lettered by Rus Wooten Designed by Sonia Harris […]

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“The New World” #2

By | Aug 31, 2018 | Reviews

The premier issue of “The New World” was a whirlwind of ideas and kaleidoscopic colors, presenting a unique future world not appearing in the usual dystopian playbook. I found it dazzling. Aleš Kot’s scripting and Tradd Moore’s clean artwork made for a future imagined by Stanley Kubrick and decorated by Willy Wonka. Most second issues […]

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“A Sea of Love”

By | Aug 20, 2018 | Reviews

Lion Forge adds another wonderful entry to its Magnetic Collection line by republishing Un Océan d’amour, originally released in France in 2014. Since the story is presented wordlessly over its 224 pages, the folks at Lion Forge didn’t have to do much (or any) translating for English-speaking readers, but this is not just an anecdotal […]

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Pick of the Week: “Coda” #4

By | Aug 16, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

There’s something really special going on in the pages of Simon Spurrier and Matias Bergara’s “Coda.” After singing the premier issue’s praises three months ago, I was a bit hesitant to jump into the successive issues, worried that the story would not live up to the promise of that first issue, but my fears were […]

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“Mister Miracle” #10

By | Aug 3, 2018 | Reviews

Arriving on shelves like a comic book version of an inky black singularity, “Mister Miracle” #10 features a cover by Nick Derington that finally depicts the evil lord of Apokolips in all his menacing glory. The image is inverted, like a photographic negative—an anti-image for the keeper of the anti-life equation. Inside, Tom King subverts […]

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Five Thoughts On The Venture Bros.’s “The Terrible Secret of Turtle Bay” and “Dia de Los Dangerous!”

By | Aug 2, 2018 | Television

The brainchild of Jackson Publick (the professional name of Christopher McCulloch), The Venture Bros. landed in the Adult Swim programming block in 2003. While the allusions to the animated adventures of Jonny Quest and its associated futurism were obvious, The Venture Bros. showed the less-glamorous side of mid-century mod by depicting a dysfunctional family unit […]


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