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“Adventure Time: Marcy & Simon” #5

By | May 17, 2019 | Reviews

The post-Adventure Time adventures continue with issue five of this Boom! series! But does this still prove to be worth a look, only months after the end of the TV series? Written by Olivia Olson Illustrated by Slimm Fabert Colored by SJ Miller Lettered by Mike Fiorentino Marceline, Simon, Finn, and Jake are on a […]

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“Giant-Man” #1

By | May 17, 2019 | Reviews

Ant-Man is pulled into The War of the Realms and he has some friends coming along for the ride. Agreeing to a task he doesn’t exactly agree with, but is willing to take on for the right reasons gets him into a mess of Frost Giants. This issue picks up after “The War of the […]

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“Last Stop on the Red Line” #1

By | May 17, 2019 | Reviews

There once were two men in Austin Whose Dark Horse comic set in Boston Featured murderous foulplay On that city’s subway With some urban-dwelling monsters tossed in. Written by Paul Maybury Illustrated by Sam Lotfi Colored by John Rauch Lettered by Adam Pruett Detective Migdalia Torres investigates a vicious strangling on a Boston subway car […]

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“War of the Realms” #4

By | May 17, 2019 | Reviews

The craziest part of “War of the Realms” isn’t how good it is, it’s how easy it makes writing a humongous Event look. Marvel Events have been pretty low quality in the past, and even the good ones have left their writers a ruined wreck of their former selves. So what’s Jason Aaron’s secret? What […]

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“Little Bird” #3

By | May 17, 2019 | Reviews

Despite a stellar visual aesthetic and outstanding design, the first two “Little Bird” issues were a little heavy on exposition. “Little Bird” #3 changes everything with and action-packed script full of dramatic twists and turns. (Warning: may contain minor spoilers.) Written by Darcy Van Poelgeest Illustrated by Ian Bertram Colored by Matt Hollingsworth Lettered by […]

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“Bloodborne” #12

By | May 17, 2019 | Reviews

Following the intriguing insight of the encounter with Rom, does ‘A Song of Crows’ reach a satisfactory conclusion? See within. Written by Aleš Kot Illustrated by Piotr Kowalski Colored by Brad Simpson Lettered by Aditya Bidikar The maddening conclusion to the tale of Eileen, Hunter of Hunters! Writer Ales Kot and artist Piotr Kowalski explore […]

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“Gideon Falls” #13

By | May 16, 2019 | Reviews

“Gideon Falls” is one of the best realised and executed comic in today’s market, pure and simple. From script to finished art, everything comes together beautifully, taking readers down the disturbing rabbit hole of its narrative. Written by Jeff Lemire Illustrated by Andrea Sorrentino Colored by Dave Stewart Lettered by Steve Wands “STATIONS OF THE […]

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“Sabrina The Teenage Witch” #2

By | May 16, 2019 | Reviews

Archie Comics is looking to explore the “Sabrina The Teenage Witch” property with the debut of a brand new ongoing series. The debut of “Sabrina The Teenage Witch” told a youthful, endearing story that took lots of the classic elements of the franchise that came before. Will the title be able to keep up that […]

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“Orphan Age” #2

By | May 16, 2019 | Reviews

The plot of “Orphan Age” #2 mirrors the experience of growing up for many: it starts simply enough, then becomes much, much more complicated in a way none of the characters are prepared for. Beware: there are spoilers below. Written by Ted Anderson Illustrated by Nuno Plati Colored by João Lemos & Nuno Plati Lettered […]

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“Bettie Page” #5

By | May 16, 2019 | Reviews

“Bettie Page” #5 sees the most charismatic secret agent headed to Scotland for a bit of down time. Trouble is, she’s got an artifact from the stars, and it’s caught the attention of more than a couple of Russian agents. Warning: minor spoilers ahead. Written by David Avallone Illustrated by Jordan Michael Johnson Colored by […]

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“Hitman” #43

By | May 15, 2019 | Reviews

One of the most satisfying parts of reading a long creator-driven comic run is seeing certain themes grow and develop. My personal favorite tool for this is the one-off issue: a breather, a respite between larger arcs, designed to settle subplots and expand on the book’s major themes. In my recent read-through of Garth Ennis […]

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“The Handmaid’s Tale: The Graphic Novel”

By | May 14, 2019 | Reviews

“The Handmaid’s Tale”, by author Margaret Atwood, has seen adaptations of all types – from a movie to an opera, ballet to theater, radio, and television – since its original 1985 publication. It only seems natural, then, that it has now found its way to the graphic novel format. Written by Margaret Atwood Adapted, illustrated, […]

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“The Private Eye”

By | May 13, 2019 | Reviews

In this issue, the more things change the more they stay the same. Written by Brian K. Vaughn Illustrated by Marcos Martin Colored by Muntsa Vicente Years after the digital cloud “bursts” and exposes all of our most confidential hopes and fears, THE PRIVATE EYE is set in the inevitable future where everyone will have […]

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“Snow White with the Red Hair” Vol. 1

By | May 10, 2019 | Reviews

“Snow White,” like most fairy tales, has been told and retold for centuries, morphing and reflecting the cultures and times that tell them. No two renditions are alike, however, certain details stay from telling to telling, becoming touchstones that can be recognized even when the story itself is vastly different. And oh how different, yet […]

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“Hawkman” #12

By | May 10, 2019 | Reviews

This is it. The end to the redefining arc of Hawkman by Venditti, Hitch and team manages to keep its top-notch quality consistently all the way down to the finishing line. This one is a keeper. Written by Robert Venditti Pencilled by Bryan Hitch Inked by Andrew Currie, Norm Rapmund & Scott Hanna Colored by […]

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“Eve Stranger” #1

By | May 10, 2019 | Reviews

“Eve Stranger” #1 is an outstanding debut issue and rock solid foundation for what is set up to be an intriguing and eccentric high concept series. (Warning: minor spoilers ahead.) Written by David Barnett Illustrated by Philip Bond Colored by Eva de la Cruz Lettered by Jane Heir You have unlimited funds, a jet-set lifestyle, […]

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