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“Dread Gods” #1

By | Jul 14, 2017 | Reviews

Industry legend Ron Marz of “Witchblade” and “Green Lantern” fame comes to a brand-new series that seems to embody the hardcore spirit of the ‘90s. “Dread Gods”, created by another industry vet Bart Sears, seems to unabashedly bathe in its exaggerated physique and mythic figures. With Tom Raney on board for art, does this issue […]

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“War for the Planet of the Apes” #1

By | Jul 14, 2017 | Reviews

War is coming. Drums beat, the ground crunches beneath the wheels of tanks and the feet of soldiers, and our comic opens on… a girl berating a hooded farmhand for being bad fastening ropes around pigs… Uh oh. Written by David F. Walker Illustrated by Jonas Scharf Colored by Jason Wordie Lettered by Ed Dukeshire […]

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“Wonder Woman” #26

By | Jul 14, 2017 | Reviews

With the Wonder Woman character as hot as she’s ever been, the new creative team offers up a solid first outing as they launch brand new arc that continues to explore the softer, more human side of a battle-hardened but emotionally exhausted Diana Prince, still reeling from the chaos of recent events. Written by Shea […]

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“Titans” #13

By | Jul 14, 2017 | Reviews

There’s a traitor among the team. Has the traitor been found? Let’s find out. Written by Dan Abnett Pencilled by V. Ken Marion Inked by Norm Rapmund Colored by Andrew Dalhouse Lettered by Josh Reed “JUDAS AMONG US”! As Omen begins her investigation into the identity of the team’s traitor, the Titans launch a full […]

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“Darth Vader” #3

By | Jul 14, 2017 | Reviews

At its core, Star Wars is a story of good and evil. The bad guys are disfigured, wear black, and have red laser swords, the good guys are pretty, wear brown, and have blue and green laser swords. That doesn’t mean that there haven’t been plenty of Star Wars stories from the perspective of the villains, including the previous […]

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“Last Song” #1

By | Jul 13, 2017 | Reviews

Black Mask is back with another new comic, this one related to the music scene. Do they have a hit on their hands, or is this a dud? Read on to find out, and note that there are some mild spoilers. Written by Holly Interlandi Illustrated and Lettered by Sally Cantirino Nicky Marshall was saved […]

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“Calexit” #1

By | Jul 13, 2017 | Reviews

A book as timely as it is fascinating, “Calexit” debuts with an action-packed and thought-provoking first issue. Read on for our review, which contains minor spoilers Written by Matteo Pizzolo Illustrated by Amancay Nahuelpan Colored by Tyler Boss Lettered by Jim Campbell What if a fascist, autocratic President took over the United States? And what […]

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“Harbinger Renegade” #5

By | Jul 13, 2017 | Reviews

This is normally where I’d hit you with some Sepinwall-esque witticism to lead you into the review. Instead I must inform you all of a GIGANTIC ALL ENCOMPASSING SPOILER WARNING! This is a review for “Harbinger Renegade” #5 ‘Massacre Part 1’ aka the issue where person or persons DIE. Seriously, they’re selling this with a […]

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“Dark Days: The Casting” #1

By | Jul 13, 2017 | Reviews

Prelude comics can be tricky biscuits. Say too much and their shadows loom larger than the event itself. Say too little and then, really, what’s the point? The perfect recipe is to leave just enough lasting impact to warrant a look back once the event proper starts cooking. So, is this work cast in iron […]

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“Optimus Prime” #9

By | Jul 13, 2017 | Reviews

After eight issues of mostly solid storytelling, there’s something about Optimus Prime and company that has kept readers a little cold in the “Optimus Prime” ongoing series. The title has tried integrate the G.I. Joe characters more prominently than any other ongoing in the line that can be alienating to readers. In addition, Optimus Prime […]

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“Heretics!”

By | Jul 11, 2017 | Reviews

“Heretics!” is better defined by what it is not than what it is.  It is not a comprehensive exploration of any sort of philosophy.  It is not even an introductory course.  And it is definitely not a stunning work of art.  Yet it succeeds in filling the niche it aims for: a growing collection of […]

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“Lucky Penny”

By | Jul 11, 2017 | Reviews

This evergreen review, we cast our eyes back—but not that far back—to March 2016, the print release of “Lucky Penny.” Written by Ananth Hirsh Illustrated by Yuko Ota If Penny Brighton didn’t have bad luck, she’d have no luck at all. She lost her job. And her apartment. In the same day. But it’s okay, […]

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“All-New Guardians of the Galaxy” #5

By | Jul 7, 2017 | Reviews

Gerry Duggan and Chris Samnee deliver an instantly classic Star-Lord story as “All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy” continues to reinvigorate one of Marvel’s most popular properties. (Minor spoilers follow below.) Written by Gerry Duggan Illustrated by Chris Samnee Colored by Matthew Wilson Lettered by Cory Petit Star-Lord has been sailing the radio waves of the […]

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“Deathstroke” #21

By | Jul 7, 2017 | Reviews

Slade Wilson finds himself a changed man outside of the Speed Force, but no one is really taking this change of heart seriously. Can the man known as “Deathstroke” really be on the side of the angels now? Probably not, but it will be a lot of fun finding out. Written by Christopher Priest Illustrated […]

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“Black Bolt” #3

By | Jul 7, 2017 | Reviews

Two issues ago, The Silent King was granted the ability to speak without fear, without the violence that usually accompanies his words…without its power. Can he, and the other powerless prisoners, escape from the Jailer’s clutches and recover what was lost? Does he even want to? Minor spoilers ahead Written by Saladin Ahmed Illustrated by […]

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“Seven To Eternity” #7

By | Jul 7, 2017 | Reviews

Rick Remender’s Image Comics library has been nothing short of grand, and “Seven To Eternity” is Remender’s most recent epic to grace the publisher. Previous issues have had long-time collaborator Jerome Opeña on intensive art duties, but this issue has “Rumble” artist James Harren step up to bat. Let’s see how this chapter fares. Written […]

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“Sacred Creatures” #1

By | Jul 7, 2017 | Reviews

“Sacred Creatures” #1 is a beast – we’re talking about a triple-sized behemoth straight from the hearts and minds of Klaus Janson and Pablo Raimondi. So, is this mammoth worth its weight? Sacred Creatures #1 Written by Pablo Raimondi & Klaus Janson Illustrated by Pablo Raimondi Colored by Chris Chuckry Lettered by Tom Orzechowski When […]

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“Kim and Kim: Love is a Battlefield” #1

By | Jul 7, 2017 | Reviews

Okay. Rad. After a hiatus that felt longer than it actually was – with edgier character designs and an even more audacious neon-punk color palette – everybody’s favorite interdimensional bounty hunters are back. And this time around, they’re tired of living off Thing-o-Soup and they’re looking for the biggest payout of their goddamn lives. Blorg. […]

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“Samaritan” #2

By | Jul 7, 2017 | Reviews

An intriguing game of espionage continues in “Samaritan” #2. Written by Matt Hawkins Illustrated and Colored by Atilio Rojo Lettered by Troy Peteri Sam kidnaps the CEO of Northlock Industries, a massive military industrial complex company that’s linked to the president, and begins her plan to take him down. She comes to terms with the […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming

By | Jul 7, 2017 | Reviews

It’s finally July, and one of the most anticipated movies of the year is here. Of course, I’m talking about Spider-Man: Homecoming. Keep reading for our spoiler-free review. At first, I thought it was going to be really difficult for me to review this movie; the franchise has so much history that you can’t avoid […]

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