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Assassin's Creed Odyssey Featured Columns
We Want Comics: Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

By | Jul 23, 2019 | Columns

As there has not been a new comic series for the Assassin’s Creed franchise since the release of the historical sequel series “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” (collected on October 30, 2018), outside of yet-to-be-translated installments of the French duologies, it seems appropriate to look into what would be good ideas to follow up upon from the […]

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We Want Comics: Forrest Gump

By | Jul 9, 2019 | Columns

This weekend marked the 25th anniversary of Robert Zemeckis’s Academy Award-winning comedy film Forrest Gump, which was released on July 6, 1994. Based on the 1986 book by Winston Groom, it starred Tom Hanks as the titular slow-witted but kind-hearted Alabaman, who would regale strangers with his life story, while blissfully unaware of the huge […]

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We Want Comics: Chrono Trigger

By | Jun 25, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. Chances are, if you grew up in the ‘90s and played RPGs on a video game console, you’ve heard of Chrono Trigger. It’s an adventurous and emotional tale […]

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We Want Comics: Streets of Fire

By | Jun 11, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. “What happens if Leader of the Pack kidnaps Queen of The Hop, and has to be rescued by Soldier Boy?” So goes the premise of Streets of Fire, […]

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We Want Comics: Supernatural

By | Apr 23, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. Today we’re exploring a show that has outlived expectations on so many levels: the WB/CW juggernaut Supernatural, which recently announced that next year’s 15th (!!) season will be […]

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We Want Comics: The Elder Scrolls

By | Apr 9, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. Today we’re looking at Bethesda Softworks’ fantasy role-playing video game franchise The Elder Scrolls, which recently marked the 25th anniversary of the first game, The Elder Scrolls: Arena […]

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We Want Comics: Supergiant Games

By | Mar 26, 2019 | Columns

Supergiant Comics. No one is telling stories in any medium quite like Supergiant Games. Their worlds dip their toe in familiar storytelling convention, but are unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Their characters are often funny, even whimsical, but their stories are melancholy and complex. The Supergiant video games combine engaging gameplay with virtuosic design- especially […]

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We Want Comics: The Hellboy Universe

By | Mar 5, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. Or at least, that’s what it usually is. This week, we’re doing something a little different. We’re turning our eye on “Hellboy.” “But,” I hear you say, “isn’t […]

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We Want Comics: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

By | Feb 26, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. This week I’m looking at one of my favorite sitcoms, NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine. I considered a column on this fabulous show last year when it was briefly canceled […]

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We Want Comics: Hannibal

By | Feb 12, 2019 | Columns

Some of us want stories about villains, and few villains are more loved and feared than Doctor Hannibal Lecter. The evil mastermind has corrupted and cannibalized victims in novels, films, and television, but never in comic books. Part of the fun of Hannibal stories is how they play with perspective to tell thrilling tales of […]

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