Author Archives: Reed Hinckley-Barnes

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“Survival Fetish” #1

By | Apr 19, 2018 | Reviews

“Survival Fetish” #1 is the exciting, sparse, elegant debut issue.An exciting new debut from Black Mask Studios, “Survival Fetish” #1 is a brand new black and white series that follows a runner as he tries to move supplies through a gang war zone. It’s exciting and different and you can read all our thoughts about […]

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“The Immortal Men” #1

By | Apr 13, 2018 | Reviews

Spinning out of “Dark Nights: Metal,” the newest series in DC’s New Age of Heroes is “The Immortal Men” #1. A secret war that has been waging for years in the background of the DC universe, The Immortal Men and the House of Conquest battling for thousands of years. Tied up in all of this […]

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“What Will You Have After 500 Years?” A Look Back at “Invincible” and How I Got into Comics

By | Apr 10, 2018 | Longform

With the final issue of “Invincible” having come out earlier this year, and the final trade paperback being released a couple of weeks ago, I wanted to look back on the series. “Invincible” is, without hyperbole, the reason that I read comics. Like many things that people find in their early adolescence, “Invincible” shaped my […]

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“Elsewhere” #6

By | Apr 5, 2018 | Reviews

As a series, “Elsewhere” posits that the most exciting adventures of Amelia Earhart’s life did not occur until after she went missing. Her disappearance led her to a magical realm of flying creatures, fantastic peoples, and floating continents. Now, trying to make her way home, one has to wonder whether there is substance to these […]

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“Dark Nights: Metal” #6

By | Mar 29, 2018 | Reviews

With “Dark Nights: Metal” #6 we arrive at the conclusion to what as been one of the most buck wild event comics in a long time. The question remains, can Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo bring “Metal” to a satisfying conclusion? The answer to that question, and a few spoilers are in this review. Written […]

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“Supreme: The Story of the Year”

By | Mar 27, 2018 | Reviews

There are few things that can be said about Alan Moore that haven’t been said somewhere else, and probably more eloquently than I can manage. Most of those words, though, have been written about his darker, deconstructionist works. “Watchmen” is undoubtedly a classic, tearing super heroes apart, showing the seams at which the super hero […]

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“Runaways” #7

By | Mar 23, 2018 | Reviews

After the first arc was spent getting the team back together, the members of the Runaways now have to deal with some serious problems. Things like having to find jobs or heading back to school. With “Runaways” #7, Rainbow Rowell and Kris Anka bring the book into its second arc, a review and some spoiler’s […]

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“Betrothed” #1

By | Mar 16, 2018 | Reviews

A pair of orphans, Kieron and Tamara, are about to turn 18. Unbeknownst to them, they are heirs to a pair of warring factions from other dimensions and they must either be married or kill each other. In “Betrothed” #1 Sean Lewis and Steve Uy try to create a story that is equal parts “Saga” […]

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“Pumpkinhead” #1

By | Feb 22, 2018 | Reviews

Based on the cult film franchise, “Pumpkinhead” #1 follows the sheriffs of a small town, trying to bring justices to family whose children were killed in a hit and run accident. But, the family seems to have other, more supernatural at their disposal. Some spoilers follow. Written by Cullen Bunn Illustrated by Blacky Shepherd Colored […]

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“Doctor Strange” #385

By | Feb 16, 2018 | Reviews

With “Doctor Strange” #385, Donny Cates and Gabriel Hernandez Walta bring their first arc on the title, ‘Loki: Sorcerer Supreme,’ to a close. Read on for my thoughts and some spoilers. Written by Donny Cates Illustrated by Gabriel Hernandez Walta Colored by Jordie Belllaire Lettered by VC’s Cory Petit LOKI: SORCERER SUPREME PART 5! Get […]

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