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Saturday Morning Panels: Week of 12/12/18

By | Dec 15, 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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2018 in Review: Best Digital First Series

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Columns

This year, we split off webcomics and digital first series, as they are quite different beasts, and wanted to give both their moment to shine. Check out our inaugural coverage of this delivery system. 3. The Stone King Kel McDonald and Tyler Crook’s “The Stone King” is the last sort of comic I’d expect to […]

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Reviews
“Bitter Root” #2

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Reviews

Last month the “Luke Cage” team of David Walker and Sanford Greene premiered a brand new series in the form of “Bitter Root” alongside writer Chuck Brown. The debut sported the same dark tone and off-brand humor that the best “Luke Cage” issues were known for. Getting the change to see Walker, Brown and Greene […]

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2018 in Review: Best Webcomic

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Columns

One of our goals, as a site, for the last few years has been to do more with webcomics. This is the first year it has felt like an integral part of our site, and we’re really proud of that. 3. O Human Star (tie) There are a lot of webcomics out there, all of […]

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“Hawkman” #7

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Reviews

As major revelations are displayed about Carter, his origins, and his overall mythology, Venditti, Hitch and team once again prove how “Hawkman” is one of the best series published by DC today. Written by Robert Venditti Pencilled by Bryan Hitch Inked by Bryan Hitch & Andrew Currie Colored by Jeremiah Skipper Lettered by Starkings & […]

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“The Magnificent Ms. Marvel” Launching Next Year with Ahmed, Jung

By | Dec 14, 2018 | News

Entertainment Weekly have revealed that “Ms. Marvel” writer and creator G. Willow Wilson is set to leave the title next year, with Kamala Khan’s title getting relaunched with writer Saladin Ahmed (“Black Bolt”) and artist Minkyu Jung (“Nightwing”) as “The Magnificent Ms. Marvel.” Kamala Khan first appeared in “Captain Marvel” #13, back in 2013, before […]

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Henderson and Starks Unite for Skybound’s “Assassin Nation”

By | Dec 14, 2018 | News

Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment have announced “Assassin Nation,” a “mega-violent action-comedy” series from artist Erica Henderson (“The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl”) and writer Kyle Starks (“Rock Candy Mountain”) starting in March. The comics follows the World’s (Former) Greatest Hitman, who learns he has a hit out on him, and responds by hiring the 20 best […]

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2018 in Review: Best Publisher

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Columns

Despite webcomics and self-publishing, the comics industry is still based around publishers. While new ones keep popping up, the six represented here have all been in the game a little while, and have all adapted a bit in the current comics market. 5. First Second First Second publishes some of the most in-demand, most-read comics […]

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“Batman: Damned” #2

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Reviews

Batman and company become fully entrenched in the supernatural in the journey to save Gotham’s soul, but is any of this worth it? Written by Brian Azzarello Illustrated & Colored by Lee Bermejo Lettered by Jared K. Fletcher The search for the Joker continues. Although all signs point to him being dead, possibly at the […]

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“Silver Surfer: The Best Defense” #1

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Reviews

The Silver Surfer has always been one of the most poignant and interesting characters in the Marvel universe, serving occasionally as a point of view for readers, and at other times a Doctor Who analog. With Jason Latour writing and drawing this one-shot meant to bring the Surfer back to the Defenders, we seem to […]

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Reviews
“Black Hammer: Chtu-Lousie” #1

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Reviews

In an effort to give us just a little bit more “Black Hammer” before the return of “Age of Doom” in March, Lemire, Lenox, Stewart and Klein have seen fit to bestow upon us this one-shot, focusing on the breakout character Cthu-Louise. Does it live up to the standards of the Hammerverse? Read on intrepid […]

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The Rundown: December 14, 2018

By | Dec 14, 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, the “Border Town” art team has departed the book, in the wake of sexual assault allegations made against writer Eric M. Esquivel. […]

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“Hey Kids! Comics!” #5

By | Dec 13, 2018 | Reviews

The deeds are done, the secrets buried and the mythology intact. “Hey Kids! Comics!” #5 rounds out a packed run on the nitty gritty of the comics industry, with emphasis on the gritty. Written & Illustrated by Howard Chaykin Colored by Wil Quintana Lettered by Ken Bruzenak The innocent seduced… and the credulous corrupted. Stories […]

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“Border Town” Art Team Quits Title [UPDATED]

By | Dec 13, 2018 | News

Update, December 14, 2018: DC have informed retailers that issues #5 and #6 of “Border Town” have been canceled, and the previous issues are now returnable. Original story is as follows: Public allegations of sexual assault made against “Border Town” writer Eric M. Esquivel earlier this week have prompted the art team to leave the […]

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Columns
2018 in Review: Best Reprinted Edition

By | Dec 13, 2018 | Columns

As digital comics become more and more prominent and affordable, there are often cries of ‘what will happen to print comics?’ While it is understandable to worry that your monthly floppy might go away, as long as companies are reprinting material in exciting ways, there will always be comics to hold in your hands and […]

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PICK OF THE WEEK

Pick of the Week: “Miles Morales: Spider-Man” #1

Miles Morales is here to stay! That’s been the case for a while, but every time Miles scores himself another series (or a feature film!) I breathe a sigh of relief. That’s because Marvel has a tendency to forget about characters not created by Lee, Ditko, and Kirby. When Brian Michael “Big Shot” Bendis was […]

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The DC3cast, Episode 148: “Shazam” and “Martian Manhunter” Debut, “Batman” Continues to Baffle, and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Round 129

By , and | Dec 12, 2018 | Podcasts

The DC3cast is Multiversity’s weekly podcast digging into all things DC Comics. Each week, hosts Vince, Zach, and Brian dig into new releases, film and TV adaptations, and all the news that has broken since the last episode. They highlight five new books to review in depth each episode. Strap in, the DC3’s got this! […]

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Saturday Morning Panels: Week of 12/12/18

By | Dec 15, 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 […]

MORE »
Injustice 2 Annual #2 Featured Columns
2018 in Review: Best Digital First Series

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Columns

This year, we split off webcomics and digital first series, as they are quite different beasts, and wanted to give both their moment to shine. Check out our inaugural coverage of this delivery system. 3. The Stone King Kel McDonald and Tyler Crook’s “The Stone King” is the last sort of comic I’d expect to […]

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2018 in Review: Best Webcomic

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Columns

One of our goals, as a site, for the last few years has been to do more with webcomics. This is the first year it has felt like an integral part of our site, and we’re really proud of that. 3. O Human Star (tie) There are a lot of webcomics out there, all of […]

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Image-DC Columns
2018 in Review: Best Publisher

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Columns

Despite webcomics and self-publishing, the comics industry is still based around publishers. While new ones keep popping up, the six represented here have all been in the game a little while, and have all adapted a bit in the current comics market. 5. First Second First Second publishes some of the most in-demand, most-read comics […]

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The Webcomics Vacuum

By | Sep 4, 2018 | Longform

Comic readers, comic lovers, we’ve got to talk about something. For too long there has been a subset of comics that has been largely ignored by the wider comic review and journalism community. Not necessarily for lack of trying, it’s simply an unwieldy, decentralized branch of this medium we all love. There are no publishing […]

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“Bitter Root” #2

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Reviews

Last month the “Luke Cage” team of David Walker and Sanford Greene premiered a brand new series in the form of “Bitter Root” alongside writer Chuck Brown. The debut sported the same dark tone and off-brand humor that the best “Luke Cage” issues were known for. Getting the change to see Walker, Brown and Greene […]

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“Hawkman” #7

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Reviews

As major revelations are displayed about Carter, his origins, and his overall mythology, Venditti, Hitch and team once again prove how “Hawkman” is one of the best series published by DC today. Written by Robert Venditti Pencilled by Bryan Hitch Inked by Bryan Hitch & Andrew Currie Colored by Jeremiah Skipper Lettered by Starkings & […]

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“Batman: Damned” #2

By | Dec 14, 2018 | Reviews

Batman and company become fully entrenched in the supernatural in the journey to save Gotham’s soul, but is any of this worth it? Written by Brian Azzarello Illustrated & Colored by Lee Bermejo Lettered by Jared K. Fletcher The search for the Joker continues. Although all signs point to him being dead, possibly at the […]

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Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo on the Mysterious, Captivating “Martian Manhunter”

By | Dec 5, 2018 | Interviews

Today sees the release of “Martian Manhunter” #1 from writer Steve Orlando (“Justice League of America,” “Midnighter”) and artist Riley Rossmo (“Rasputin,” “Constantine: The Hellblazer”). This 12-issue maxi-series sets out to tell the definitive origin story for J’onn J’onzz and, if the first issue is any indication, it will be a suspenseful, beautiful, weird book. […]

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Keeping a Watch on ”Doomsday Clock” #7

By | Oct 29, 2018 | Annotations

Welcome to “Keeping a Watch on Doomsday Clock,” our column dedicated to annotating the first ever DCU/Watchmen crossover that most of us probably didn’t need but is here nonetheless! Since this 12-issue maxiseries relies so heavily on “Watchmen,” a comic that has a ton to unpack in itself, there are a lot of details and […]

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Hell Notes: Dawn of the Occult Cold War

By | Oct 22, 2018 | Annotations

Welcome to Hell Notes, Multiversity Comics’ annotation column exploring Mike Mignola’s Hellboy Universe. Those of you that’ve been reading “Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.” would have noticed that there’s been an Occult Cold War brewing between several paranormal agencies. For this Hell Notes, we’re going to take a look at each agency and the key players […]

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Five Thoughts on Hilda’s “The Nisse”

By | Dec 13, 2018 | Television

We’re nearing the end of Hilda‘s first season and, true to modern form, there’s a lot “The Nisse” sets up with very little resolution. Like the first two episodes, this takes the “Hilda and the Black Hound” comic and splits it into two parts. Albeit with much more characters and subplots running through. Still, the emotions […]

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Five Thoughts on Black Lightning‘s “The Book of Rebellion, Chapter Two: Gift of the Magi”

By | Dec 12, 2018 | Television

Black Lightning, Thunder and Gambi are the Three Wise Men, searching for their brightest star Jennifer. As Khalil has been poisoned by one of Cutter’s daggers, she’s gone to find medicine for him while leaving him at an abandoned barn. But being stationary just makes it easier for the assassin to play Herod… 1. Handheld […]

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Robots From Tomorrow episode 171: “Judge Dredd – America” by John Wagner & Colin MacNeil [podcast]

By | Mar 5, 2015 | Podcasts

Thirty-eight years of continuous weekly publication has given Judge Dredd fans a huge back catalog of stories to choose from. Mike & Greg flex some Multiver-City One muscles in this episode and take an in-depth look at ‘America,’ the shattering tale by Dredd co-creator John Wagner and artist Colin MacNeil that makes absolutely clear what […]

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A Jessica Jones ‘Alias’ Conversation

By , and | Nov 18, 2015 | Longform

Marvel’s Netflix series Jessica Jones (dropping Friday, November 20th) has already generated significant buzz and anticipation, remarkable for a character whose name recognition was Wasp-sized two years ago.  But the attention has been galvanized by the quality of the Daredevil series, smart casting of lead Krysten Ritter, David Tennant as Kilgrave, Carrie-Anne Moss, Mike Colter, […]

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