Author Archives: Robbie Pleasant

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Warhammer-40k-Marneus-Calgar-1-featured Reviews
“Warhammer 40,000: Marneus Calgar” #1

By | Oct 16, 2020 | Reviews

Warhammer 40,000, the popular tabletop miniatures war game, has come to Marvel Comics. This is the game that’s responsible for the term “grimdark” and embodies it with an unending war, where no side can be considered “good.” So how do writer Kieron Gillen and artist Jacen Burrows bring the game into comic book form? Let’s […]

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This Week in Shonen Jump: Week of 10/11/20

By | Oct 14, 2020 | Columns

Welcome to This Week in Shonen Jump, our weekly check in on Viz’s various Shonen Jump series. Viz has recently changed their release format, but our format will mostly remain the same. We will still review the newest chapters of two titles a week, now with even more options at our disposal. The big change […]

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Conan: Battle for the Serpent Crown 5 featured Reviews
“Conan: Battle for the Serpent Crown” #5

By | Sep 18, 2020 | Reviews

Ever since Conan was brought into the Marvel universe, he’s been making his mark among with the characters we know and love. In addition to “Savage Avengers,” he’s been undertaking a solo adventure in “Battle for the Serpent Crown” that has him cross paths with characters like Mephisto and Namor, so how does it end? […]

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“Black Widow” #1

By | Sep 4, 2020 | Reviews

Natasha Romanov, the Black Widow, has been many things – villain, hero, anti-hero, and all moralities in-between, not to mention having gone between dead and alive on a few occasions. Now she’s got a movie on the horizon, so what better time to give her a new comic? And who better to write it than […]

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“Voyage to the Stars” #1

By | Aug 21, 2020 | Reviews

Comic adaptations of popular properties is nothing new, even podcasts. So it was only a matter of time until “Journey to the Stars” was adapted into a comic. Does audio-driven storytelling translate well to visual form? Will the comic appeal to readers unfamiliar with the podcast? Let’s take a look and find out. Written by […]

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Jim Henson's The Storyteller Ghosts #4 featured Reviews
“Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Ghosts” #4

By | Aug 7, 2020 | Reviews

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller was a classic show where the titular storyteller (played by the late, great John Hurt) shared old folktales and stories with his talking dog companion. So naturally, it can be adapted into a comic nicely. “The Storyteller” comics have used a variety of writers and artists to bring old stories to […]

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