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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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“Champions” #19

By | Apr 12, 2018 | Reviews

As “Champions” begins a new era, maybe issue #19 is the new #1. Written by Jim Zub Illustrated by Sean Izaakes Colored by Marcio Menyz Lettered by Clayton Cowles IRONHEART and THE UNSTOPPABLE WASP join the Champions at last! The team has grown but the mission stays the same – the Champions fight to make […]

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Pick of the Week: “Exiles” #1

By | Apr 12, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

“Exiles” #1 does more in a single issue than most comics series do in six. More than that, it navigates complex continuity with aplomb and uses the storytelling medium for its full effect. A team of universe-hopping misfits was always going to be a fun comic. What’s impressive is the level of technical prowess Saladin […]

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“Get Naked”

By | Apr 10, 2018 | Reviews

I picked up “Get Naked,” by Steven T. Seagle, on a whim. Mostly because it was titled “Get Naked.” Immediately thoughts of old “Benny Hill” hijinks ran through my mind. Why was Benny Hill the first place I went? I have no idea, my mind is a strange place sometimes. But the idea put a […]

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“The Inking Woman”

By | Apr 9, 2018 | Reviews

Comics can feel like a monoculture at times. They are, of course, not. Discussions of the history of comics generally centre around hypermasculine cape comics and their male creators. But there is an alternative mainstream; there have always been non-superhero comics and there have always been women cartoonists making great art. In Anglophile comics culture […]

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“Isola” #1

By | Apr 6, 2018 | Reviews

Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl bring us “Isola,” the series originally announced at 2016’s Image Expo. Yes, it’s been a longer wait than expected, but I assure you, the wait was worth it. Story by Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl Art by Karl Kerschl and MSassyK Lettered by Aditya Bidikar Childhood friends Brenden Fletcher (Motor […]

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“Deathstroke” #30

By | Apr 6, 2018 | Reviews

Batman and Deathstroke find themselves in a Daddy’s Home scenario. Written by Christopher Priest Illustrated by Carlo Pagulayan Inked by Jason Paz Colored by Jeromy Cox Lettered by Willie Schubert “DEATHSTROKE VS. BATMAN” part one! Beginning this month, a six-issue series-within-a-series featuring the ultimate showdown between DC’s fiercest rivals! When Batman discovers a mysterious package […]

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“Analog” #1

By | Apr 6, 2018 | Reviews

Gerry Duggan has proved with his mainstream work that he’s a diverse writer. Having handled successful runs from “Deadpool” to “Nova” and even “Guardians of the Galaxy,” he’s someone who’s taken the the time to understand what makes these kinds of comics work and keep his distinct tone running underneath. So what happens when he […]

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“The Curse of Brimstone” #1

By | Apr 6, 2018 | Reviews

Though seeming to be DC’s latest answer to Marvel’s Ghost Rider, “The Curse of Brimstone” #1 seems promising enough to separate itself from the competition. Written by Justin Jordan Illustrated by Philip Tan Colored by Rain Beredo Lettered by Wes Abbott Joe Chamberlain would do anything to save his small, forgotten town—even make a deal […]

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“The Wicked + the Divine” #35

By | Apr 6, 2018 | Reviews

It’s no secret that I am in the running for world’s biggest fan of “The Wicked + the Divine,” but I am aware that the comic isn’t perfect. While it regularly blows my mind with gorgeous images, plot twists, and fantastic character beats, it just as often perplexes me with its measured but confusing storytelling. […]

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“Sex Criminals” #23

By | Apr 5, 2018 | Reviews

Jon can’t shake his depression, a new sex power is revealed, and Susie has an epiphany. Our review will contain minor spoilers. Written by Matt Fraction Illustrated by Chip Zdarsky “FIVE-FINGERED DISCOUNT,” Part Three It’s all been building to this: Alix gets hit by a bus. (She’s okay.) Jon and Suzie continue navigating the void […]

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