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Dejah Thoris #1 – The Death of Subtlety

February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

I have to admit, I picked up the first issue of Dejah Thoris based entirely on the idea of supporting Dynamite’s relaunched line. They’ve taken three–so far–of their classic pulp heroines and revamped them from the somewhat...

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On Netflix’ Jessica Jones, Patsy Walker is the perfect counterbalance to the damaged protagonist. Jessica fights with raw strength, Patsy with trained precision. Jessica reacts emotionally; Patsy responds logically. Both literally and metaphorically, she is the...

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This week’s episode was recorded July 4th, 2015. While ignoring America’s birthday, Mike, Nick, and Paul talked comics and their picks for the week (Saga #30, Archie #1, Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga vol. 2,...

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Casanova Volume 1 – Luxuria

June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, you just know.  It’s that pit-of-your-stomach, straight-from-nirvana sensation that creators and collaborators everywhere and of anything, must feel when they find that they’ve hit upon something that, simply put, just works. In fact, there’s...

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We’re four issues in and, to be honest, I thought I’d get further before I was horrified at something Mark Millar had his name on. For starters, it’s got Brian Michael Bendis as co-writer. Then,...

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Eleven years ago this month, Marvel were riding high on the success of their “Ultimate” comics line. It was a new universe, stripped bare of its continuity, and it was pretty much the most popular...

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Richard Stark’s Parker Volume 1 – The Hunter

February 13, 2015 | 1 Comments

There’s a lot to be said for the genesis of a character. Some are conceived from a creative necessity, some owe their origins as homage to those that have come before, and others still are...

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The Cage

February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Before there was the “graphic novel”, there was The Cage. It’s difficult to imagine suggesting one particular piece of work that might be the figurative father of an artistic medium or that there even should...

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The Rage Vol. 2: Kill or Cure

December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zombies. Haven’t we had enough zombies yet? I know I have. Movies, TV shows, games, comics… I’m sure there’s probably even a few theatre shows about them by now. What else do we need? Zombie...

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All-New X-Factor #7

May 12, 2014 | 1 Comments

Let’s just get something out in the open first. I can be a bit of a continuity nerd. I know, I know, it’s one of those things that make Comic Book Guys unbearable, but in...

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