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One Piece Luffy Wanted Reviews
“One Piece” Volume 6

By | Jul 16, 2019 | Reviews

Ahoy, mateys! For this year’s Summer Comics Binge, I’ll be tackling a huge gap in my manga library; the gargantuan “One Piece,” written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. Over the next few weeks I’ll be journaling my way through the first 100 chapters, making up the East Blue Saga. This week we’re at our halfway […]

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“They Called Us Enemy”

By | Jul 16, 2019 | Reviews

Seventy five years after the Supreme Court case Korematsu v. United States, which upheld the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, Star Trek’s Captain Sulu lifts the curtain on his own childhood in an internment camp. Written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, and Steven Scott Illustrated by Harmony Becker George Takei has captured hearts and minds […]

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“X-Factor” #207-219

By | Jul 15, 2019 | Reviews

Last time, we got to see what would happen if X-Factor teamed up with the Fantastic Four, and it was great. So great, that Peter David and company go back to that well twice. Not with the First Family, but with a couple of other corners of the Marvel Universe. We get a Las Vegas […]

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“Blossoms in Autumn”

By | Jul 15, 2019 | Reviews

Bodies fail us before our souls do, explains Mediterranea’s narration in “Blossoms in Autumn.” She is a former model, now in her early 60’s, she runs her family’s cheese shop. Examining herself in the mirror in a double page spread, the art flows between wrinkled and sagging parts of her naked body, she has lost […]

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“Bulletproof Coffin: Disinterred” #6

By | Jul 14, 2019 | Reviews

This is the end. My only friend. The end. Written by David Hine, illustrated by Shaky Kane, lettered by Richard Starkings and Comicraft’s Jimmy Betancourt “HOLE” Amelia is an overweight housebreaker in search of her lost daughter. Oswald Kiss tortures dolls in his basement. Henry likes insects. Deacon went into his bedroom eight years ago […]

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“Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor” #9 and #10

By | Jul 13, 2019 | Reviews

When the Doctor confronts the corporate offices of SERVEYOUInc., it ends up transforming him in such a way that it’s Alice, John, and ARC to the rescue to save their friend’s soul. Written by Al Ewing Illustrated by Boo Cook Colored by Hi-Fi Lettered by Richard Starkings and Comicraft’s Jimmy Betancourt “I DISLIKED MY ENEMY […]

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“Moon Knight” #5

By | Jul 12, 2019 | Reviews

In recent years, Moon Knight has been a recurring character at Marvel Comics, with different iterations of the character being frequent but short-lived. The most recent run of the series, by Max Bemis and Jacen Burrows, ended last October and the title has yet to be relaunched. For the next 12 weeks, in this summer […]

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“Batman Universe” #1

By | Jul 12, 2019 | Reviews

With “Batman Universe” #1, DC presents the first two 12-page stories that were serialized beginning in the third issue of the Walmart exclusive “100-Page GIANT! Batman” books that launched in 2018. It’s a godsend for those of us that either couldn’t or wouldn’t get themselves to the big box superstore. I was in a third […]

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War of the Realms Omega 1 Featured Reviews
“War of the Realms Omega” #1

By | Jul 12, 2019 | Reviews

The War of the Realms is over. The great evil has been defeated, the heroes have won, the dead are in the process of getting buried, and the living have begun to rebuild and grieve. Now, we get to see how the Marvel Universe copes with the aftermath. Warning: Spoilers for the entire ‘War of […]

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“Wolverine & Captain America: Weapon Plus” #1

By | Jul 12, 2019 | Reviews

The solicitation promises shocking reveals, but can “Weapon Plus” #1 deliver without spoiling the lore behind its two iconic leads? Written by Ethan Sacks Penciled by Diogenes Neves Inked by Adriano Di Benedetto Colored by Federico Blee Lettered by VC’s Joe Sabino THE SECRET HISTORY BEHIND THEIR ORIGINS REVEALED! In 1940, scientists attempted to make a […]

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Star Wars 68 Reviews
“Star Wars” #68

By | Jul 12, 2019 | Reviews

New creative team, same old “Star Wars” book. Issue #68 is a start of a new era for Marvel’s Star Wars series, one that has the always welcome Greg Pak on scripting duties. Pak is joined by fan favorite artist Phil Noto to sweeten the deal a little bit. And how is the new direction? […]

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“Invisible Woman” #1

By | Jul 12, 2019 | Reviews

The Fantastic Four! A brilliant scientist–his best friend–the woman he loves–and her fiery-tempered kid brother! They aren’t just another superhero team, they’re a family. They’ve been joined at the hip since conception…so “Invisible Woman” #1 really is a special occasion. It’s rare that any of the FF fly solo and this marks Susan’s first-ever mini-series! […]

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“Giant-Size X-Statix” #1

By | Jul 11, 2019 | Reviews

There are some comics and intellectual properties forever linked to the creative team that forged them. “X-Statix” is one such series, but can the team of Milligan and the Allreds capture lightning again? Hint: they surely can! Written by Peter Milligan Illustrated by Michael “Doc” Allred Colored by Laura Allred Lettered by Nate Piekos of […]

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