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“Her Infernal Descent” #1

By | Apr 19, 2018 | Reviews

It seems that Aftershock have had a habit lately of combining their titles with themes of horror or hellish tones. From “Blood Blister” to “Babyteeth,” these themes, especially tied in with an underlying theme of family, have become very prevalent. So when I saw “Her Infernal Descent” solicited, a comic about a mother travelling to […]

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“Batwoman” #14

By | Apr 19, 2018 | Reviews

Alice is back and this time she’s brought bats. . . just not the good kind like you like. Written by Marguerite Bennett Illustrated by Fernando Blanco Colored by John Rauch Lettered by Deron Bennett ‘The Fall of the House of Kane’ part two! Vengeance and madness come home to Gotham City! The Many Arms […]

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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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“Optimus Prime” #18

By | Apr 19, 2018 | Reviews

With the entire Universe drawing to a close, the Transformers titles have a limited time to wrap up years of continuity and deliver fans what they are seeking before restarting the line as a whole. With the advent of Onyx Prime and the rise of Unicron looming over the franchise, there is a certain weight […]

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“Skyward” #1

By | Apr 19, 2018 | Reviews

“Skyward” covers feature lead Willa Fowler listening to music, it’s probably “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” as her life is flip turned upside down. Written by Joe Henderson Illustrated by Lee Garbett Colored by Antonio Fabela Lettered by Simon Bowland “MY LOW-G LIFE,” Part One One day, gravity on earth suddenly became a fraction of what […]

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“Giants” #5

By | Apr 19, 2018 | Reviews

A Kaiju story five issues in the telling, “Giants” wraps up, leaving us with a world of questions. The world the Valderrama Bros. crafted has much more to explore but, for the scope of this mini-series, did it explore enough or is too much left unanswered? Read on and beware, spoilers lurk ahead. Written, Illustrated, […]

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“Action Comics” #1000

By | Apr 18, 2018 | Reviews

Anniversaries like this don’t happen all the time. In fact, it’s never happened before. One thousand issues of “Action Comics” is something that likely never seemed possible to even the most optimistic comic fan in 1938, or 1958, or even 1988. But this has been inevitable for some time now, and DC has had plenty […]

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“X-Force” #1

By | Apr 17, 2018 | Reviews

Rob Liefeld. Upon hearing that name, many comic fans will be split down the middle. Many will cringe at his absurd anatomical work, his love of cross hatching or his disregard for the human foot. Others will grin at the fond memories they have with his work, how it exploded with energy and felt like […]

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“Magpie”

By | Apr 16, 2018 | Reviews

“Magpie” is a book that has more in common with poetry anthologies than it does with graphic novels. There’s a flightiness to the collection that makes it hard to put in on the same shelf as other pieces of graphic fiction. Which is not to say the art isn’t good (it is), or the short, […]

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“VS” #3

By | Apr 13, 2018 | Reviews

War! What is it good for? Ratings, apparently. “VS” drops us in the middle of an dark, futuristic world, where gladiatorial bouts are broadcast and soldiers are celebrities. The last two issues introduced us to Satta Flynn and set the stage for his struggles, so now we get world-building and the plot thickening. Written by […]

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“Gideon Falls” #2

By | Apr 13, 2018 | Reviews

Norton and Father Fred encounter setbacks, another victim is claimed, and the Black Barn appears once more. Fans of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino’s new psychological horror saga will find more to love in this second issue. Our review will contain minor spoilers. Written by Jeff Lemire Illustrated by Andrea Sorrentino Colored by Dave Stewart […]

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“Detective Comics” #978

By | Apr 13, 2018 | Reviews

“Detective Comics” as we know it winding down as DC has already announced an upcoming creative team to replace writer James Tynion IV and the rotating artists on the title, including Javier Fernandez. With the latest developments and the impending sense of finality the run currently has, will Tynion be able to watch over each […]

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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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“Crude” #1

By | Apr 12, 2018 | Reviews

One man begins a journey that will explore the life of his murdered son, as well as reveal the dark truths about his own violent past. Read on for our review of “Crude” #1, which does contain spoilers. Written by Steve Orlando Illustrated by Garry Brown Colored by Lee Loughridge Lettered by Thomas Mauer Killers […]

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“The Season Of The Snake” #1

By | Apr 12, 2018 | Reviews

Statix Press have been doing a superb job bringing lesser-known Euro sci-fi to our Western shores, now adding “The Season Of The Snake” to their publishing library. Written by Serge Lehman and illustrated by Jean-Marie Michaud back in the mid-2000s. But does this title have enough to stand on it’s own amidst the crowd of […]

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“Sideways” #3

By | Apr 12, 2018 | Reviews

“Sideways” #3 continues to explore and expand on the origin, characters, foes and supporting cast of Derek James. With an issue that does not slow down, it is hard to tell apart where the series is succeeding on creating a compelling new corner of the DC universe . . . or if it is only […]

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“Dodge City” #2

By | Apr 12, 2018 | Reviews

Like the debut installment, “Dodge City” #2 is a colorful, action packed issue that nonetheless makes space to explore its diverse cast of characters and the relationships between them. (Warning: contains minor spoilers). Written by Josh Trujillo Illustrated by Cara McGee Colored by Gonçalo Lopes with Cara McGee Lettered by Jim Campbell Tomás is no […]

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“RoboCop: Citizens Arrest” #1

By | Apr 12, 2018 | Reviews

Boom’s “RoboCop: Citizens Arrest” series kicks off by presenting an unsettling near future both by evoking the darker side of ’80s nostalgia and the technological ubiquity feeding 21st century fears. Written by Brian Wood Illustrated by Jorge Coelho Colored by Doug Garbark Lettered by Ed Dukeshire Brian Wood and Jorge Coelho present a provocative vision […]

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