Author Archives: Rowan Grover

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“Godshaper” #1

By | Apr 13, 2017 | Reviews

Simon Spurrier is no stranger to giant, immersive worlds as evidenced by his critically acclaimed works, “The Spire” and “Cry Havoc”. His latest series with collaborators Jonas Goodface and Colin Bell, “Godshaper”, looks to hit all the same worldbuilding notes that Spurrier is known for, with a unique religious context and brilliant art. But can […]

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“World War Tank Girl” #1

By | Apr 6, 2017 | News

Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett’s “Tank Girl” is one of the more inventive properties to have come out of ‘90s comics, and it’s a credit to its endurability that it still sees releases today. The latest comic finds our protagonist in the wildly different setting of World War II with her allies by her side. […]

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“Black Widow #12”

By | Mar 31, 2017 | Reviews

Mark Waid and Chris Samnee are best known for their Daredevil run, which Waid had stuck with for around five years. With that in mind, having their Black Widow run finish after a mere twelve months is bittersweet. However, they’ve managed to give her a genuinely character defining run in this short amount of time. […]

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This Week in Shonen Jump: March 27, 2017

By and | Mar 29, 2017 | Columns

Welcome to This Week in Shonen Jump, in which a rotating duo of Multiversity staffers take a look at two stories contained in each installment of Viz Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump. For the uninitiated, Weekly Shonen Jump is an anthology that delivers more than 200 pages of manga of all varieties. We hope that you’ll […]

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2000 AD Prog 2024 Featured Columns
Multiver-City One: 2000 AD Prog 2024 – The Future of Law Enforcement?

By , , , and | Mar 29, 2017 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One, our “2000 AD” weekly review column! Every Wednesday we examine the latest offerings from Tharg and the droids over at Rebellion/2000 AD, the galaxy’s leading producers of Thrill-Power entertainment. Let’s get right to it! Judge Dredd: Harvey, Part 1 Credits: John Wagner (script), John McCrea (art), Mike Spicer (colors), Annie […]

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“Steven Universe #2”

By | Mar 23, 2017 | Reviews

Boo Box have had some serious success adapting popular Cartoon Network series to comics, and “Steven Universe” is no exception. The first issue of the new series rang true to the highly socially aware show’s roots, but can the momentum follow on into the second issue? Written by Melanie Gillman Illustrated by Katy Farina Colored […]

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“The Metabaron: Book Two”

By | Mar 20, 2017 | Reviews

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘Jodoverse’ has been a juggernaut in the comics industry for over three decades, starting with his seminal collaboration with Moebius, “The Incal.” Recently, however, Jodorowsky has been continuing the story for fan favourite character, The Metabaron, in his aptly named “The Metabaron” series. Book One debuted to widespread acclaim, but can the next […]

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Pick Of The Week: “Head Lopper” #5

By | Mar 16, 2017 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Andrew MacLean’s “Head Lopper” finally returns with its second story arc: ‘Head Lopper and the Crimson Tower’, published in the same quarterly format, ensuring you’re getting maximum content for your dollar. Mike Spicer has been replaced by critically-acclaimed and Eisner Award-winning colorist, Jordie Bellaire, another aspect to be excited about. But does Andrew MacLean’s followup have […]

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“Man-Thing” #1

By | Mar 9, 2017 | Reviews

Man-Thing has been a delicate property of Marvel’s for decades. Though not as successful as his DC counterpart, Swamp Thing, Man Thing has a cult following mainly due to his run by the incomparable Steve Gerber in the 70’s. Now, Marvel’s pulled in mainstream horror writer R.L. Stine of Goosebumps fame to bring the character […]

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Multiver-City One: 2000 AD Prog 2021 – Weapon of Master Destruction!

By , , and | Mar 8, 2017 | Columns

Welcome back, everyone! Penultimates abound with four-fifths of the strips entering the home stretch this week as we get closer and closer to jump-on Prog 2023. All that plus the conclusion of the Eglington/Cook ‘Judge Dredd’ two-parter. Let’s get right to it! THIS WEEK IN 2000 AD   Judge Dredd: Thick Skin, Part 2 Credits: […]

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“Extremity” #1

By | Mar 3, 2017 | Reviews

Daniel Warren Johnson is a comic creator who has previously been known for light-hearted series like “Space Mullet,” So when he announced “Extremity,” a post-apocalyptic sci-fi revenge story that came with the promise of being brutal and engaging, I was shocked. Now that the first issue has hit the stands, does Johnson’s writing work as […]

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