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“Inferior Five” #1

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

Lemire and Giffen’s “Inferior Five” was announced almost two years ago for DC, hyping a series that promised to offset the usual trappings of the DC Universe with something a little weirder. Now, after the excitement has almost completely died down, the series has slipped out to little affair. Does the series manage to be […]

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Multiver-City One: Judge Dredd Megazine 412: Bloody, But Unbowed

By , , , and | Sep 18, 2019 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One, our monthly look at the “Judge Dredd Megazine!” Let’s get right to it. Judge Dredd: The Red Queen’s Gambit 4 Credits: Arthur Wyatt (script), Jake Lynch (art), John Charles (colors), Annie Parkhouse (letters) Christa Harader: All’s well that ends well, and considering almost no one’s dead, it’s a very good […]

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“Pandemica” #1

By | Sep 12, 2019 | Reviews

I’ve always been aware of Jonathan Maberry’s works like “V-Wars” and their popular reputations, but I’ve never dipped my toes in. With “Pandemica” #1, this proves to change, with a backdrop distinctly political as a virus ravages specific ethnic groups whilst leaving others unscathed. What we get is something not quite groundbreaking, but interesting. Written […]

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“Pretty Deadly: The Rat” #1

By | Sep 6, 2019 | Reviews

“Pretty Deadly” has always been one of those superstar Image comics of the last decade that can turn heads upon release, up there with the likes of “Saga” and “The Wicked + The Divine”. Kelly Sue DeConnick, Emma Rios, Jordie Bellaire, and Clayton Cowles have been an infrequent yet undisputable powerhouse with this book, and […]

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“Doctor Mirage” #1

By | Aug 29, 2019 | Reviews

“Doctor Mirage” has always been one of the more interesting highlights of the Valiant lineup, existing on the fringes of the action with series that end up being much more introspective than the usual superhero affair. Now, with a superstar creative team onboard, the new series opens up with the revelation that she’s dead! Thankfully […]

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“New Warriors”: Terrax Returns

By | Aug 25, 2019 | Reviews

“New Warriors” has been a rollercoaster ride of events the last two weeks, with ‘Kings Of Pain’ and ‘Forever Yesterday’ shaking up the status quo, but now it’s time to return to regular scheduling. The Warriors are back in their own timeline and are back to facing threats both familiar and new. Let’s look at […]

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“Bad Reception” #1

By | Aug 22, 2019 | Reviews

Social media is one of the most hotly debated ideas of the modern age, with plenty of pros and cons that keep each other very carefully balanced. Horror fiction like Black Mirror hasn’t been afraid to capitalize on that fear, as the real-life uncertainties continue to grow each day. Let’s see how creator Juan Doe […]

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Multiver-City One: Judge Dredd Megazine 411 – Primate Savagery!

By , , , and | Aug 21, 2019 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One, our monthly look at the “Judge Dredd Megazine!” Let’s get right to it. Judge Dredd: The Red Queen’s Gambit 2 Credits: Arthur Wyatt (script), Jake Lynch (art), John Charles (colors), Annie Parkhouse (letters) Christa Harader: Well, Dredd’s in deep. He’s been caught by Serpico – snatched off the back of […]

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“New Warriors”: Forever Yesterday

By | Aug 18, 2019 | Columns

Alternate timelines, altered worlds, and apocalyptic futures have been ingrained into the nature of superhero comics for some time, popularized in Marvel with the “Uncanny X-Men” story, ‘Days Of Future Past’. Of course, then, it’s only natural that “New Warriors” would dip its toes into the proverbial time/space pond with the story ‘Forever Yesterday’. The […]

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“The White Trees” #1

By | Aug 15, 2019 | Reviews

When creators in their prime band together to create a comics supergroup, something magical is often born. When Chip Zdarsky, Kris Anka, Matt Wilson, and Aditya Bidikiar team-up to make a queer fantasy tale of parenthood amidst the background of war, people turn their heads. Let’s see how this one unfolds. Written by Chip Zdarsky […]

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“New Warriors”: Kings Of Pain

By | Aug 11, 2019 | Reviews

Being a new, edgy nineties team book, it was inevitable that the “New Warriors” would clash with the hottest Marvel property of the decade, “X-Men”. What readers saw was potential for an all-star crossover, exploring the limitless depths of continuity and doing so with hot-shot characters like Cyclops, Jean Grey and the new kids on […]

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