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This Month in Comics: March 2018

By | Apr 3, 2018 | Columns

The classic saying of “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” does not always seem true once applied to comics. (Or, if you live in the Northeastern United States like I do, the weather.) It is true that March brought us both beginnings and endings of beloved series, much like […]

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This Month in Comics: February 2018

By | Mar 6, 2018 | Columns

Winter is coming to an end, and with it, several comics. With Spring just around the corner, let’s see what the best of February had to offer, and what made them so great. Best Issue: “The Silencer” #2 In January, the first issue of “The Silencer” was an unexpectedly good introduction to a new character, […]

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This Month in Comics: January 2018

By | Feb 6, 2018 | Columns

New Year, New Comics, right? Well, obviously. The unending grind of comic releases continues ever forward. As we settle into 2018 hoping it won’t be a complete and utter nightmare, let’s take a gander back at the first month in comics. What stood out? What made an impact? What gives us some much-needed optimism in […]

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This Month in Comics: November 2017

By | Dec 5, 2017 | Columns

With a range including DC, Top Cow/Image, Dark Horse, and Marvel, here’s the recap of November 2017 for comic books. There were also a multitude of television releases and other things, but let’s stick to just the books. Best Issue: “Batman: Lost” #1 Also known as: Breaking Bat. This entire issue, part of the ‘Dark […]

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This Month in Comics: October 2017

By | Nov 7, 2017 | Columns

Halloween and NYCC may have come and gone, but some of this October’s comics will stick with me for much longer. Let’s check in with what went down. Best Issue: “Time & Vine” #4 The greatest miniseries that nobody was reading ended in October with this heart-wrenching issue, and I can honestly say that I […]

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This Month in Comics: September 2017

By | Oct 3, 2017 | Columns

Ahhhh, September – leaves turning, nights getting longer, air growing crisper. It’s a time of year where rumblings of a dark multiverse probably feel most prescient. “Dark Nights: Metal” cast a shadow over DC with its first wave of crossovers and evil batmen one-shots. Across the rack, Marvel’s “Legacy” cured the post event-hangover that had […]

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This Month in Comics: August 2017

By | Sep 5, 2017 | Columns

August was a big month for the industry. We’ve been celebrating the 100th birthday of our humble royalty, Jack ‘The King’ Kirby, who’s influence still carries heavily to this day. In addition to this, we had some momentous movie news, with a Joker prequel movie announced that fans aren’t sure they asked for, and Ed […]

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This Month in Comics: July 2017

By | Aug 1, 2017 | Columns

The arrival of July on our calendars can only mean one thing: San Diego Comic Con. That’s right, Nerdvana returned to bring us announcements, trailers, and oh so many toys. While SDCC dominated the news, the comics wheel kept on turning with new releases every week vying for our hard earned pennies. There were new […]

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This Month In Comics: June 2017

By | Jul 4, 2017 | Columns

Comics got weird in June. Comics are always pretty weird, but this month some of the best issues were based on board games or teaming superheroes up with vintage cartoon characters. That’s weirder than usual right? In the wider world of comics, the TV season came to a close, and I’m pretty sure half the […]

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This Month In Comics: May 2017

By | Jun 6, 2017 | Columns

There were crossovers galore in May keeping comics nice and busy throughout the jammed month. Several issues of huge series launched from each of the Big Two making it seem like a particularly busy month for comics. We saw Marvel’s never-ending stream of first issues with “All-New Guardians of the Galaxy”, “Black Bolt”, “Generation X”, […]

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This Month In Comics: April 2017

By | May 2, 2017 | Columns

April was… a Month. We had Star Wars Celebration Orlando, the return of CW’s DCTV series after a three week break, C2E2 and it’s major announcements from both DC and Marvel. It saw the release of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 in some international territories as well as the trailer for Thor: Ragnarok. It […]

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