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“Captain Marvel” #14

By | Jan 24, 2020 | Reviews

Sometimes, comic book tropes can be exhausting. Characters die and then they’re back in a month or two. Aliens are invading New York…again. An evil scientist is building yet another death ray. If not executed properly, it can all wear thin very fast. On the other hand, if it is executed properly? Well, the old […]

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“Folklords” #3

By | Jan 24, 2020 | Reviews

Folk tales are stories that usually had morals. “Don’t go into the woods.” “Don’t talk to strangers.” “Listen to your parents.” In most of these tales, children would break the rule and then be tormented by the monsters they were warned about. “Folklords” #3 begins with the promise that the narrator is “not the voice […]

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“Far Sector” #3

By | Jan 24, 2020 | Reviews

DC’s Young Animal imprint has been fond of taking existing DC properties and applying new twists on them to make a unique story. “Far Sector” follows newly chosen Green Lantern Sojourner “Jo” Mullein in the distant future shortly after violence broke out for the first time in 500 years. “Far Sector” is a meditation of […]

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“Atlantis Attacks” #1

By | Jan 24, 2020 | Reviews

Namor the Submariner is an interesting figure in the Marvel cannon, and is a character that isn’t getting the attention he really deserves. He was one of Marvel’s first big superheroes back when the were called Timely Comics, beating DC’s Aquaman by two years. He shared the limelight with the original robot Human Torch and […]

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“Ghostbusters: Year One” #1

By | Jan 23, 2020 | Reviews

The Ghostbusters phenomenon is one that I never really cashed in on. I do have a soft spot for the original movie, but I’ve never consumed any of the wider media properties surrounding it, including the recent reboot. Now, with another reboot on the horizon, IDW is looking to catch people up on what happened […]

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“Red Sonja: Age of Chaos” #1

By | Jan 23, 2020 | Reviews

From fangs and swords to vampires and sorcerers, there is quite a lot to enjoy in the first installment of the crossover between “Red Sonja” and several of people from the urban fantasy of “Chaos! Comics.” Written by Erik Burnham Illustrated by Jonathan Lau Colored by Celeste Woods Lettered by Carlos S. Mangual The past […]

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“Family Tree” #3

By | Jan 23, 2020 | Reviews

Loretta and her family follow Grandpa Judd into the dark alleys of New York City’s Chinatown in search of a cure, but Meg is beginning to embrace her terrifying transformation. Mild Spoilers Ahead. Written by Jeff Lemire Illustrated by Phil Hester & Eric Gapstur Colored by Ryan Cody Lettered by Steve Wands Megan is now […]

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“I Can Sell You A Body” #2

By | Jan 23, 2020 | Reviews

“I Can Sell You A Body” #2 continues the misadventures of Denny, Henrietta and a few good – I mean, dead – men. Warning: spoilers ahead. Written & Lettered by Ryan Ferrier Illustrated by George Kambadais Desperate Denny definitely doubles down on doing demonic deeds to distract the dastardly deviants demanding his death. During this, […]

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Pick of the Week: “Wonder Woman” #750

By | Jan 23, 2020 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Celebrate 750 issues of the fiercest diplomat of the DC Universe with a collection of stories that highlights the best of Diana Prince. Written by Vita Ayala, Marguerite Bennett, Kami Garcia, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Steve Orlando, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone, Scott Snyder, Mariko Tamaki Penciled by Laura Braga, Elena Casagrande, Colleen Doran, Phil Hester, […]

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“Sports is Hell”

By | Jan 21, 2020 | Reviews

Early on in “Sports is Hell,” one of our protagonists says, “it’s not the sports game fam, it’s the sports riot that i’m hyped about.” That sets the stage for this comic. It’s a fight between the rioting forces and the police, rioting forces and Nazis, and rioting forces of different philosophies. But in all […]

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“British Ice”

By | Jan 20, 2020 | Reviews

“British Ice,” by Owen D. Pomery, follows a mild-mannered British Commissioner named Harrison Fleet as he takes control of an imagined British Overseas Territory. But, when he arrives, it’s clear that there is quite a bit of history around this territory, and that as a British commissioner, he is very unwelcome. What happened in this […]

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“Second Coming” #6

By | Jan 17, 2020 | Reviews

“Second Coming,” the once DC and now AHOY! comic about Jesus and a superhero, is wrapping up its first (of hopefully many) volume(s). The series manages to do a whole lot well, and pulls off an ending that feels conclusive but also open for more down the road, all the while being one of the […]

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“Venom: The End” #1

By | Jan 17, 2020 | Reviews

Over the years, Marvel Comics has more than earned the right to be referred to as the ‘House of Ideas’. The Marvel Universe is host to several unique and colorful characters, worlds, heck, realities even. A lot of these ideas are truly amazing, fantastic and astonishing. The Marvel Universe is ever-expanding too, each day there’s […]

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“Spider-Man: The Black Cat Strikes” #1

By | Jan 17, 2020 | Reviews

Marvel adds a new miniseries to their Gamerverse imprint with a new chapter in the version of Spider-Man seen in the hit Playstation 4 video game. Mild Spoilers Ahead Written by Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum Illustrated by Luca Maresca Colored by Rachelle Rosenberg Lettered by VC’s Travis Lanham As Peter Parker, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man begins […]

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“Jessica Jones: Blind Spot” #1

By | Jan 17, 2020 | Reviews

In a superhero universe built on having its characters be relatable heroes, Jessica Jones is one of the most relatable of all. She tried being a hero, it didn’t work out, and now she does everything she can to stay away from the life while still trying to help people as a seemingly normal private […]

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“Rising Sun” #1

By | Jan 17, 2020 | Reviews

By mixing the background of feudal Japan and the classic clan societal system of that age, with super heroic tropes and visuals, “Rising Sun” hits more than it misses on this debut issue. Written by Ron Marz & David Rodriguez Illustrated by Martin Coccolo Colored by Katrina Mae Hao Lettered by Deron Bennett Chiyoko of […]

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“Ruins of Ravencroft: Sabretooth #1”

By | Jan 17, 2020 | Reviews

Mr. Fantastic, Misty Knight, Kingpin, and Man-Wolf walk into an Asylum…and did you know Wolverine was here once? “Ruins of Ravencroft: Sabretooth #1” tells all. beware spoilers! Written by Frank Tieri Illustrated by Angel Unzueta and Guillermo Sanna Colored by Rachelle Rosenberg Lettered by VC’s Travis Lanham To the men and women of the Marvel […]

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“Bettie Page: Unbound” #9

By | Jan 16, 2020 | Reviews

“Bettie Page: Unbound #9” continues the latest out-of-this-world adventures of Bettie Page: savior of the known universe, superspy and current target of an insectoid invasion. Warning: spoilers ahead. Written by David Avallone Illustrated by Julius Ohta & Pasquale Qualano Colored by Ellie Wright Lettered by Taylor Esposito Model Agent Bettie Page’s mission to save the […]

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