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Pick of the Week: “Catwoman” #1

By | Jul 5, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Catwoman is an old lady. Not the character in the comic, I mean in real life. Selina Kyle first appeared in the first issue of “Batman” in 1940. She’s endured for decades, in multiple series across media. That’s because there’s an ineffable quality, a versatility, that allows her to exist in trippy fantasy and grounded […]

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Pick of the Week: “Shanghai Red” #1

By | Jun 21, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Shanghaied from Portland years ago, Red now returns with murder on her mind. It’s sure to be a bloody homecoming. Our review will contain minor spoilers. Written by Christopher Sebela Illustrated & Colored by Joshua Hixson Lettered by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou Red is one of hundreds shanghaied out of Portland in the late 1800s. Drugged, kidnapped, […]

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Pick of the Week: “Hawkman” #1

By | Jun 14, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Cartel Hall has been many things throughout his existence: hero, explorer, father, husband. What the creative team delivers with this debut issue is an excellent understanding of those multiple dimensions, excitement, and possibility. Written by Robert Venditti Pencilled by Bryan Hitch Inked by Andrew Currie & Bryan Hitch Colored by Alex Sinclair Lettered by Starkings […]

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Pick of the Week: “Blackwood” #1

By | May 31, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Before dismissing Dark Horse’s “Blackwood” as another series about young students in a twisted school with a nontraditional curriculum, readers should know that this new horror miniseries has more than enough merits to make it our Pick of the Week. Written by Evan Dorkin Illustrated by Veronica Fish Laid Out and Lettered by Andy Fish […]

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Pick of the Week: “Detective Comics” #981

By | May 24, 2018 | Reviews

Since Rebirth, “Detective Comics” has been one of the strongest titles at DC and very different from its previous incarnation. Instead of focusing on Batman as detective, Tynion chose to make this book about the larger Bat- family and what the bat-symbol means for each member. Over the course of 47 issues, he’s interrogated what […]

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Pick of the Week: “Barrier” #1

By | May 10, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Available for the first time in physical form, “Barrier” #1 kicks off a timely and topical tale of the things that keep us divided. (Warning: minor spoilers ahead.) Written by Brian K. Vaughan Illustrated Marcos Martin Colored by Muntsa Vicente From the Eisner Award-winning team behind THE PRIVATE EYE, BARRIER is an unconventional drama about […]

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Pick of the Week: “DC Nation” #0

By | May 3, 2018 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

There’s good news, bad news, and weird news in “DC Nation” #0. Written by Tom King, Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, and Joshua Williamson Illustrated by Clay Mann, José Luis García-López, and Jorge Jimenez Colored by Jordie Bellaire, Alex Sinclair, and Alejandro Sanchez Lettered by Clayton Cowles, Josh Reed, and Andworld Design […]

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