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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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Pick of the Week: “Shadowman” #1

By | Mar 29, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

With the previous volume of “Shadowman” loosely redefining the character, Valiant Entertainment has another chance to bring back the hero and better establish him for the modern incarnation of Valiant. The publisher still utilizes Jack Boniface, the original hero of the series, as well as the rest of the core cast members from the initial […]

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Pick of the Week: “Descender” #28

By | Mar 22, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

A recording from millennia ago has far-reaching consequences for Tim-21 and justifies the machines’ destructive mission. The end feels closer than ever before on “Descender.” As per usual, our review will contain spoilers. Written by Jeff Lemire Illustrated by Dustin Nguyen Lettered by Steve Wands “OLD WORLDS,” Part Two The origins of the Harvesters are […]

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Pick of the Week: “Abbott” #2

By | Mar 1, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Last issue, we got introduced to the world of Elena Abbott, her personal, professional, and societal problems as well as a series of strange, shadowy occurrences. It was a striking debut but the question remains: Does issue two keep the ball rolling or does it spend much of its time spinning its wheels? Beware, spoilers […]

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Pick of the Week: “The Prince and the Dressmaker”

By | Feb 15, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

With bold, colorful illustrations and delightfully anachronistic dialogue, “The Prince and the Dressmaker” delivers an utterly charming postmodern fairytale about gender fluidity, love, self esteem, and acceptance. (Warning: contains minor spoilers.) Written, Illustrated and Lettered by Jen Wang Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride—or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian […]

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Pick of the Week: “Witchblade” #3

By | Feb 8, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

By limiting the attention to the underlying mythos and delving into classic mystical hunts tied to mundane cases, “Witchblade” #3 is finally starting to move out of its slower pacing. Written by Caitlin Kitteridge Illustrated by Roberta Ingranata Colored by Bryan Valenza Lettered by Troy Peteri “LIFE AFTER,” Part Three A missing-child case brings Alex […]

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Pick of the Week: “Hungry Ghosts” #1

By | Feb 1, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

The highly anticipated Berger Books line at Dark Horse, edited by none other than Vertigo alumni Karen Berger, kicks off this week with the Food/Horror anthology, “Hungry Ghosts” #1. Backed by an all-star creative team featuring chef/author Anthony Bourdain and big names in the comics industry like Vanesa Del Rey, this looks to be starting […]

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Pick of the Week: “Transformers vs. The Visionaries” #1

By | Jan 4, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

IDW Entertainment has been teaming countless franchises up with the Transformers over the past couple years. The toy franchise is filled with a diverse, shared continuity accounting for years of publishing across multiple Transformers stories. The Autobots and Decepticons already have a long shared Universe. Adding even more franchises to the mix has the potential […]

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Pick of the Week: “Doctor Radar” #1

By | Nov 23, 2017 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

The plot of “Doctor Radar” is intriguing  and unfolds at a furious pace, but Bezian’s spectacular artwork sets this book apart and makes it truly special. (Warning: contains minor spoilers.) Written by Noel Simsolo Art by Bezian Translated by Ivanka Hahnenberger A gentleman detective plays a deadly game with a criminal mastermind, Doctor Radar, while […]

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Pick of the Week: “Dark Fang” #1

By | Nov 16, 2017 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Anyone can help save the earth, even a vampire. This supernatural spin on An Inconvenient Truth provides action and commentary in equal and appropriate measure on the ecological disaster our planet is hurtling toward at breakneck speed. Could it be that an aquatic vampire is the savior for the Earth? (Warning: contains spoilers) Written by Miles […]

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Pick Of The Week: “Batman: Lost”

By | Nov 9, 2017 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

The “Dark Nights: Metal” event has kept the DCU busy fighting Batman’s nightmares, meanwhile Batman himself is tackling his nightmares in a less concrete way inside the Dark Multiverse. Take a look into his visions in this review, unless you want to avoid slight spoilers. Written by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV & Joshua Williamson […]

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