Author Archives: Matthew Blair

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“Falcon and Winter Soldier” #1

By | Feb 28, 2020 | Reviews

Who’s excited for the Disney Plus Falcon and Winter Soldier show? It’s safe to say that the MCU has been a massive success and for the past ten years it has managed to tell a great story while setting the standard for how every other studio wants to set up their future movie slates. Now, […]

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Multiver-City One: Judge Dredd Megazine 417 – Smash and Crab!

By , , , and | Feb 19, 2020 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One, our monthly look at the “Judge Dredd Megazine!” Let’s get right to it. Judge Dredd: Plunder, Part 3 Credits: Michael Carroll (script), Karl Richardson (art), Annie Parkhouse (letters) Christa Harader: It’s a crustacean conflict aboard the sinking city, and Dredd’s in deep … well, you get it. Carroll and Richardson […]

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“Blackwood: The Mourning After” #1

By | Feb 13, 2020 | Reviews

The idea of a fantasy school that teaches young, impressionable minds the art of magic is nothing new. In fact, ever since J.K Rowling created one of the most successful book franchises in human history, the idea of a magical school has become a staple trope of popular fiction with hundreds of authors trying to […]

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“Conan: Battle for the Serpent’s Crown” #1

By | Feb 7, 2020 | Reviews

You know what’s really exciting about the comic book industry? Tracking character and publication rights. For example, take Conan the Barbarian. After starting out as a pulp hero way back in 1932, Marvel picked up the character and started publishing their own Conan adventures in the 1970’s until they stopped in 2000, when the rights […]

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This Month in Comics: January 2020

By | Feb 5, 2020 | Columns

January is an annoying time in popular culture. The New Year has begun, everyone is still working through the post Christmas holiday cheer/hangover, and there really aren’t a whole lot of big conventions and opportunities for big announcements. The truth is that the people who make decisions in the entertainment industry tend to think that […]

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“Quantum and Woody” #1

By | Jan 31, 2020 | Reviews

Quantum and Woody is a comic about two brothers. Quantum is a straight laced, up tight, know it all who got perfect grades in school and wants to serve his country as a soldier more than anything else in the world. Woody is a small time crook who never really cared for school, chasing easy […]

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Multiver-City One: Judge Dredd Megazine 416 – Welcome to the Dead War!

By , , , and | Jan 24, 2020 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One, our monthly look at the “Judge Dredd Megazine!” Let’s get right to it. Judge Dredd: Plunder, Part 2 Credits: Michael Carroll (script), Karl Richardson (art), Annie Parkhouse (letters) Christa Harader: Everything’s gone seriously south in “Plunder” part 2. Dredd and his fellow judges are trapped on a chunk of Luna-2 […]

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“Atlantis Attacks” #1

By | Jan 24, 2020 | Reviews

Namor the Submariner is an interesting figure in the Marvel cannon, and is a character that isn’t getting the attention he really deserves. He was one of Marvel’s first big superheroes back when the were called Timely Comics, beating DC’s Aquaman by two years. He shared the limelight with the original robot Human Torch and […]

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“Jessica Jones: Blind Spot” #1

By | Jan 17, 2020 | Reviews

In a superhero universe built on having its characters be relatable heroes, Jessica Jones is one of the most relatable of all. She tried being a hero, it didn’t work out, and now she does everything she can to stay away from the life while still trying to help people as a seemingly normal private […]

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“Firefly: Outlaw Ma Reynolds” #1

By | Jan 10, 2020 | Reviews

Captain Malcolm Reynolds is an interesting character with a very specific quirk that is pretty noticeable if you’re an obsessive fan of the show, movie, and comic book series like I am. He’s got a kickass lady soldier for a second in command, a kickass lady courtesan as a best friend, a kickass lady engineer […]

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“Klaus: Life & Times of Joe Christmas” #1

By | Dec 20, 2019 | Reviews

Happy Holidays everyone! It seems fitting that during this time of family, tradition, and frantic travel and gift giving that we talk about Santa Claus: a man who in the case of “Klaus Life & Times of Joe Christmas” #1 is an immortal, alien fighting, monster hunting, super hero who still manages to fulfill his […]

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