Author Archives: John Schaidler

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“Little Bird” #3

By | May 17, 2019 | Reviews

Despite a stellar visual aesthetic and outstanding design, the first two “Little Bird” issues were a little heavy on exposition. “Little Bird” #3 changes everything with and action-packed script full of dramatic twists and turns. (Warning: may contain minor spoilers.) Written by Darcy Van Poelgeest Illustrated by Ian Bertram Colored by Matt Hollingsworth Lettered by […]

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“Eve Stranger” #1

By | May 10, 2019 | Reviews

“Eve Stranger” #1 is an outstanding debut issue and rock solid foundation for what is set up to be an intriguing and eccentric high concept series. (Warning: minor spoilers ahead.) Written by David Barnett Illustrated by Philip Bond Colored by Eva de la Cruz Lettered by Jane Heir You have unlimited funds, a jet-set lifestyle, […]

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“Descendent” #1

By | May 4, 2019 | Reviews

“Descendent” #1 doesn’t waste any time laying out its premise and setting the plot in motion. (Warning: minor spoilers ahead.) Written by Stephanie Phillips Illustrated by Evgeniy Bornyakov Colored by Lauren Affe Lettered by A Larger World’s Troy Peteri Conspiracy theories, government corruption, and a really good mix of Prince drives David Corey to help […]

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“Bad Luck Chuck” #2

By | Apr 26, 2019 | Reviews

urSolid art and a great protagonist can’t quite overcome the distraction of narrative tangents in “Bad Luck Chuck” #2. (Warning: this review contains minor spoilers.) Written by Lela Gwen Illustrated by Matthew Dow Smith Colored by Kelly Fitzpatrick Lettered by Cvetkovic A broken mirror gets you seven years of bad luck. Salt was thought to […]

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“High Level” #3

By | Apr 19, 2019 | Reviews

“High Level” #3 combines several familiar post-apocalyptic story elements, but separates itself from the pack with outstanding artwork and well balanced storytelling. (Warning: minor spoilers ahead.) Written by Rob Sheridan Illustrated by Barnaby Bagenda and Amancay Nahuelpan Colored by Romulo Fajardo Jr. Lettered by Nate Piekos of Blambot Thirteen’s serious doubts about Minnow’s supposedly messianic […]

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“Wonder Twins” #3

By | Apr 12, 2019 | Reviews

If you love episodic series with issues that feel self contained, “Wonder Twins” #3 excels, with a solid script and outstanding art. (Warning: minor spoilers ahead.) Written by Mark Russel Illustrated and Colored by Stephen Byrne Lettered by Dave Sharpe Exiled from their homeworld and still trying to adjust to life on Earth as normal […]

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“Dial H for Hero” #1

By | Mar 29, 2019 | News, Reviews

Writer Sam Humphries and artist Joe Quinones, under the guidance of Wonder Comics curator Brian Michael Bendis, dig deep into the DC toy box to rediscover a forgotten gem. (Warning: contains minor spoliers.) Written by Sam Humphries Illustrated and Colored by Joe Quinones Lettered by Dave Sharpe Miguel, a teen daredevil, becomes the newest wielder […]

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“Calamity Kate” #1

By | Mar 15, 2019 | Reviews

With “Calamity Kate” #1, writer Magdalene Visaggio and her artistic team show us how it’s done, kicking off this Dark Horse mini series with a wildly entertaining and highly efficient debut. (Warning: contains minor spoilers.) Written by Magdalene Visaggio Illustrated by Corin Howell Colored by Valentina Pinto Lettered by Zakk Saam Kate Strand reboots her […]

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Bookshelf Basics: “New Kid”

By | Mar 11, 2019 | Columns, Reviews

With so much great all-ages content out there and more arriving every week, whether you’re a parent, teacher, librarian or young reader, sifting through it all can be a daunting task. Of course, reading lists are subjective and tend to change over time. That’s why Multiversity’s Bookshelf Basics is designed to give you a place […]

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“The Girl in the Bay” #2

By | Mar 8, 2019 | Reviews

With striking imagery and spectacular colors, “The Girl in the Bay” #2 tends to raise more questions than answers, but it’s trippy blend of horror and urban fantasy is a compelling combination. (Warning: contains minor spoilers.) Written by J.M. DeMatteis Illustrated by Corin Howell Colored by James Devlin Lettered by Clem Robins Is it possible […]

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“The Avant-Guards” #2

By | Feb 28, 2019 | Reviews

Writer Carly Usdin has a knack for creating quirky ensemble casts and writing witty one-liners, but the Pop Art inspired look is what makes “The Avant-Guards” #2 unique. Written by Carly Usdin Illustrated by Noah Hayes Colored by Rebecca Nalty Lettered by Ed Dukeshire Charlie is done with team sports. Nope. Not happening. Never again. […]

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