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Battle Review: Parker – The Outfit

By | Nov 2, 2010 | Reviews

At one point, I was assigned to write a review of Darwyn Cooke’s latest Richard Stark adaptation, the Outfit. However, after finishing my read of the book, it turned out I was having an incredibly hard time reviewing it. It’s incredibly hard to write a lot about books you absolutely love, because it’s often hard […]

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"Chuck Versus the First Fight" Review

By | Nov 2, 2010 | Reviews

This week on Chuck, we’ve got the follow-up to the last second capture of Chuck’s mother by…Chuck’s girlfriend. This episode finds the wake of that taking place in “Chuck Versus the First Fight.” Does it live up to the revival of the show over the past two episodes? Find out after the jump. Synopsis: In […]

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The Walking Dead Review: "Days Gone Bye"

By | Nov 1, 2010 | Reviews

This is it. Without a doubt, The Walking Dead is the single most anticipated comic-to-screen adaptation to ever hit the small screen. Personally, I’ve never seen so many people who have never shown an interest in comic books get so amped for a television program based off one, if only because this show features that […]

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Review: Avengers #6

By | Oct 31, 2010 | Reviews

WRITER: Brian Michael BendisPENCILS: John Romita, Jr.COVER: John Romita, Jr. The blockbuster Avengers book continues!! Kang versus Ultron with Avengers from every era right in the middle. The end of this issue is a shocker that sets up one of the biggest new threats to the Marvel Universe!! Plus: another chapter in the oral history […]

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Review: Incognito: Bad Influences #1

By | Oct 31, 2010 | Reviews

WRITER: Ed BrubakerPENCILS: Sean PhillipsCOVER: Sean Phillips THE STORY:LAST YEAR’S BREAKOUT HIT FINALLY RETURNS! By the award-winning team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. One of the biggest Hollywood options of the year, nominated for THREE Eisner Awards, INCOGNITO is finally back for more! It’s apocalyptic pulp noir at its finest! It’s been over a […]

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Review: Superman #704

By | Oct 31, 2010 | Reviews

WRITER: G. Willow WilsonARTIST: Leandro OliveiraCOVERS: John Cassaday & Gene Ha Writer G. Willow Wilson (AIR) and newcomer Leandro Oliveira provide a “Grounded” interlude in October’s SUPERMAN #704, detailing a visit Lois Lane makes to the town where she went to college in anticipation of Superman’s arrival. When she runs into an old boyfriend and […]

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Review: Hotwire: Deep Cut #2 (of 3)

By | Oct 30, 2010 | Reviews

Written and Illustrated by: Steve Pugh Detective Exorcist Alice Hotwire is back! After the events of Hotwire: Requiem for the Dead, the city’s only supernatural investigator is taking some much needed R&R. But when a Blue Light from her colored past appears in front of her door, it sparks a series of events that lead […]

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Battle Review: Secret Warriors #21

By | Oct 29, 2010 | Reviews

Written by: Jonathan HickmanIllustrated by: Mirko Colak and Alessandro Vitti In Night part two, predestined events come to pass as chaos reigns in the world of Nick Fury and his Secret Warriors! Join us as all the pieces begin to fall into place and we get one month closer to the concluding story arc of […]

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Review: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #15

By | Oct 29, 2010 | Reviews

Written by: Brian Michael BendisIllustrated by: Sara Pichelli Poor Peter Parker. All his friends hate him, his girlfriend has stopped speaking to him and to top it off, the whole world despises Spider-Man. What’s a dude to do?? How about save the world and maybe meet the new love of his life? Fan-favorite BRIAN MICHAEL […]

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Review: Thunderbolts #149

By | Oct 29, 2010 | Reviews

Thunderbolts #149Words by Jeff ParkerArting by Declan Shalvey Well isn’t THIS the little book that could. Easily one of the most underdog revamps of the year, Thunderbolts has been (pleasantly, from what I hear) surprising people left and right since the most recent status quo change post-Siege. From my perspective, what makes this book work […]

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Review: Fantastic Four #584

By | Oct 29, 2010 | Reviews

Writer: Jonathan HickmanArtist: Stephen Epting It’s the return of Galactus, a trip to Nu-World, the Old Kings of Atlantis and Namor, the all-new Yancy Street Gang, and the day the Thing becomes human again. Join Jonathan Hickman and superstar artist Steve Epting in THREE, part 2: ‘Congratulations, Mr. Grimm…You’re Human Again.’ I am nothing if […]

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Review: Wonder Woman #604

By | Oct 29, 2010 | Reviews

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI Art and cover by DON KRAMER and MICHAEL BABINSKI; This is it! The mysterious leader of the paramilitary organization finally confronts Wonder Woman as she continues learning what happened to the Amazons and why reality is askew! J. Michael Straczynski’s epic tale keeps rolling on! I was very disappointed with […]

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Review: Scalped #42

By | Oct 29, 2010 | Reviews

Written by: Jason AaronIllustrated by: R.M. Guera In the gut-wrenching conclusion to “The Unwanted,” Carol decides the fate of her unborn child while Dash struggles with the idea of fatherhood. In perhaps the most tragic and haunting arc yet of the book that regularly earns my highest grade, Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera have upped […]

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Review: Action Comics #894

By | Oct 29, 2010 | Reviews

Action Comics #894Words by Paul CornellArting by Pete WoodsJimmy Olsen Back-Up Words by Nick SpencerJimmy Olsen Back-Up Arting by RB Silva Good lord man, I can’t describe just how good this series has been since the arrival of Paul Cornell and the spotlight shift from Superman to Lex Luthor. Truth to tell, I’ve historically existed […]

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Review: Secret Avengers #6

By | Oct 29, 2010 | Reviews

Secret Avengers #6Words by Ed BrubakerArting by Mike Deodato Jr. I’m going to be brutally honest right now, but this was the last issue of Secret Avengers I was planning to buy…the operative word of course being WAS. Now I’m not so sure. Let me explain myself for a second here though…like many of the […]

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Review: Supergirl Annual #2

By | Oct 28, 2010 | Reviews

Written by STERLING GATES ; Art by MATT CAMP and MARCO RUDY ; Cover by AMY REEDER and RICHARD FRIEND In a special story that has direct ties to the regular monthly SUPERGIRL series, the Girl of Steel visits The Legion of Super-Heroes on Halloween in the 30th century! But Halloween proves to be just […]

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Review: Superman: Earth One

By | Oct 28, 2010 | Reviews

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKIArt by SHANE DAVIS & SANDRA HOPECover by SHANE DAVIS Forget everything you know about The Man of Steel and brace yourself for a staggering new take on the world’s most popular Super Hero. Best-selling, Hugo Award-winning writer J. Michael Straczynski (BRAVE AND THE BOLD, Thor, Babylon 5) and red-hot rising […]

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BATTLE REVIEW: Kill Shakespeare #6

By | Oct 28, 2010 | Reviews

Kill Shakespeare #6WRITERS: Conor McCreery, Anthony Del ColPENCILS: Andy BelangerCOLORS: Ian HerringCOVERS: Kagen McCloud, Andy Belanger Rebellions end in glory – or death! In the series’ thrilling first-half conclusion, Hamlet witnesses the peaceful town of Shrewsbury — fueled by Juliet and the Prodigal movement — become a bubbling cauldron of insurgency. But with Richard’s men […]

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