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Saturday Morning Panels: Week of 8/15/18

By | Aug 18, 2018 | Columns

Hello and welcome back to Saturday Morning Panels! You know the drill. Each week the Multiversity staff lovingly scours the new releases to find you, our dear reader, our favorite panels and moments. And we have a fantastic line up for you this week! So kick-back, watch out for spoilers, talk about your favorites in […]

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“Crowded” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

Predicting the future is a tricky thing. If you allow yourself to become too rooted in the present moment, you lose the chance to say something universal. That’s the tricky line walked by “Crowded.” A comic about Kickstarter and Uber and Tinder runs the risk of instantly dating itself. Fortunately, “Crowded” is about more than […]

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“Extermination” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

“Extermination” #1 kicks off the next big X-Men epic. Like all big epics, it starts off with a couple of events designed to upset the status quo. So it’s inevitable that this review contains major spoilers. Written by Ed Brisson Illustrated by Pepe Larraz Colored by Marte Gracia Lettered by VC’s Joe Sabino EXTERMINATE THE […]

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“Astonishing X-Men Annual” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

Let’s face it, it feels like a long time since we have seen “Astonishing X-Men”‘s X and the original X-Men. Plus, getting the opportunity to witness the adult Jean Grey become reacquainted to her peers is fascinating. With so much changing in the X-Men world and so much staying the same, author Matthew Rosenberg should […]

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Excusive Preview: “Jughead: The Hunger” #8

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Previews

Archie’s horror line is something that would’ve seemed totally inconceivable even a year before it launched. “Afterlife with Archie” was the perfect combination of talent and project, coupled with hitting at a pop culture moment that seemed made for it. Ever since that initial success, Archie has been spinning off into various other horror series, […]

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Reviews
“Volition” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

The latest Aftershock series, “Volition,” is a look at the future of robotics and ethics involved, and penned by recent “Power Rangers” scribe Ryan Parrott. With Omar Francia on board to deliver glossy, high-tech artwork, can this be the latest big hit from the indie publisher? Written by Ryan Parrott Illustrated and colored by Omar […]

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That’s The Issue Podcast #12: Deep Dives into “The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins” & “Fantastic Four” #1!

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Podcasts

Welcome to That’s The Issue, the comic book podcast that gets to know you through the issues that you love! This month, Matt flies solo! Listen as he deep dives into “The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins” graphic novel! Then, Matt launches the first of his monthly series of “Fantastic Four” annotations, and to […]

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The Rundown: August 17, 2018

By | Aug 17, 2018 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. In case you missed it, Aftershock announced their first graphic novel, “Witch Hammer;” Image announced “The Warning” by Edward Laroche; Marvel’s Black Order are getting their own […]

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“East of West” Ending Announced

By | Aug 16, 2018 | News

Jonathan Hickman took to Twitter to announce the end game for his and Nick Dragotta’s Image Comics series “East of West.” Hickman confirmed that there will be two more trades worth of material, consisting of about eight more issues. That would make issue #47 the last one. Hickman described the upcoming arcs as, “So much shit […]

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Jeepers Creepers #4 Featured Reviews
“Jeepers Creepers” #4

By | Aug 16, 2018 | Reviews

“Jeepers Creepers” provides some scares and creepy moments, but the art is what really helps it along. Written by Marc Andreyko Illustrated by Kewber Baal Colored by Jorge Sutil Lettered by Taylor Esposito The Secret History of the Creeper continues! Over the centuries, the immortal monster has left a path of misery, despair, and death […]

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“Ninja-K” #10

By | Aug 16, 2018 | Reviews

It’s time for another visit into the Ninja Files with “Ninja-K” #10 as Ninja-H, the short lived ninja of the 1980s enters the fray. Written by Christos Gage Illustrated by Larry Strowman Inked by Ryan Winn Colored by Andrew Dalhouse Lettered by A Larger World Studios A BLOCKBUSTER NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! In Margaret Thatcher’s Britain, […]

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Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton Reteam for “Grumble”

By | Aug 16, 2018 | News

In an interview with CBR, writer Rafer Roberts and artist Mike Norton have announced they will collaborating on “Grumble,” a supernatural comedy series starting at Albatross Funnybooks this November. The comic follows Tala, a young woman pursued by the S’Taera — interdimensional beings who believed she does not properly observe the “purity” of magic – […]

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“The Terminator: Sector War” #1

By | Aug 16, 2018 | Reviews

Few film franchises have had the amount of reboots and timeline changes that The Terminator series has. There are five films (with a sixth on the way), a short-lived TV series, The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and a slew of comics that all use time travel to change and erase what has come before. With the new […]

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Marvel’s Black Order Claim Their Own Limited Series

By | Aug 16, 2018 | News

After appearing in this summer’s Avengers: Infinity War and ‘Avengers: No Surrender,‘ Marvel’s villainous Black Order have scored their own five-issue limited series starting this November. Written by award-winning fantasy novelist Derek Landy (Skulduggery Pleasant), who is making his Marvel debut, and illustrated by Philip Tan (“Spawn,” “Suicide Squad”), “Black Order” will follow Thanos’s former […]

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“Pearl” #1

By | Aug 16, 2018 | Reviews

There are certain creative teams in comics that become known as top quality, trend-setting dynamic duos. Pairings of writers and artists that defy the usual job and role assignation, with collaboration flowing sideways instead of any sort of vertical mandate. In the modern era, it is hard to argue that Bendis and Gaydos are just […]

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Pick of the Week: “Coda” #4

There’s something really special going on in the pages of Simon Spurrier and Matias Bergara’s “Coda.” After singing the premier issue’s praises three months ago, I was a bit hesitant to jump into the successive issues, worried that the story would not live up to the promise of that first issue, but my fears were […]

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Robots From Tomorrow: Episode 516 – August Previews, Part 1

By and | Aug 16, 2018 | Podcasts

Another month, another “Previews” catalog to dissect! As always, Mike & Greg start things off with the diverse Green section, covering the majority of publishers in one fell swoop. What’s coming to comic shops in October (or later) that catches the lads’ fancies? Junji Ito’s Frankenstein! Disney Masters at Fantagraphics! Rolled & Told! Merry Men! […]

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The DC3cast, Episode 131: “The Sandman Universe” Debuts, “Supergirl” Returns, and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Round 112

By and | Aug 15, 2018 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] ‘Rebirth’ is upon us, and so your fearless hosts are going to talk (at least) all the first issues of each ‘Rebirth’ title! This week, after mourning Vince’s death, Brian and Zach dig into the finales of “Eternity Girl” and “Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps,” and […]

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Saturday Morning Panels: Week of 8/15/18

By | Aug 18, 2018 | Columns

Hello and welcome back to Saturday Morning Panels! You know the drill. Each week the Multiversity staff lovingly scours the new releases to find you, our dear reader, our favorite panels and moments. And we have a fantastic line up for you this week! So kick-back, watch out for spoilers, talk about your favorites in […]

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This Week in Shonen Jump: August 13, 2018

By | Aug 15, 2018 | Columns

Welcome to This Week in Shonen Jump, in which a rotating duo of Multiversity staffers take a look at two stories contained in each installment of Viz Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump. For the uninitiated, Weekly Shonen Jump is an anthology that delivers more than 200 pages of manga of all varieties. We hope that you’ll […]

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“Crowded” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

Predicting the future is a tricky thing. If you allow yourself to become too rooted in the present moment, you lose the chance to say something universal. That’s the tricky line walked by “Crowded.” A comic about Kickstarter and Uber and Tinder runs the risk of instantly dating itself. Fortunately, “Crowded” is about more than […]

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“Extermination” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

“Extermination” #1 kicks off the next big X-Men epic. Like all big epics, it starts off with a couple of events designed to upset the status quo. So it’s inevitable that this review contains major spoilers. Written by Ed Brisson Illustrated by Pepe Larraz Colored by Marte Gracia Lettered by VC’s Joe Sabino EXTERMINATE THE […]

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Astonishing X-Men Annual #1 Featured Reviews
“Astonishing X-Men Annual” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

Let’s face it, it feels like a long time since we have seen “Astonishing X-Men”‘s X and the original X-Men. Plus, getting the opportunity to witness the adult Jean Grey become reacquainted to her peers is fascinating. With so much changing in the X-Men world and so much staying the same, author Matthew Rosenberg should […]

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“Volition” #1

By | Aug 17, 2018 | Reviews

The latest Aftershock series, “Volition,” is a look at the future of robotics and ethics involved, and penned by recent “Power Rangers” scribe Ryan Parrott. With Omar Francia on board to deliver glossy, high-tech artwork, can this be the latest big hit from the indie publisher? Written by Ryan Parrott Illustrated and colored by Omar […]

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Fantastic Four or Fraudulent Four? [Opinion]

By | Feb 21, 2014 | Longform

As tends to be the case in our fast-paced, social media driven lives, everyone is weighing in on the casting announcements for Josh Trank’s upcoming “Fantastic Four” film. That’s right, from Erik Larsen to Zach Braff, social media is all atwitter with opinions on it. For the most part, there’s a sense of apathy or […]

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