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Ivar, Timewalker #1-2

March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ivar Anni-Padda doesn’t traverse the space-time continuum in a 1960s police box, own a sonic screwdriver, or possess a pair of hearts, but the similarities to a television program featuring a pronoun with a PhD...

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Reviewer’s disclaimer: While trying to find images online for this post, I noticed that this is actually a retelling of a classic, older comic first published by Dell Comics. I have not read the original...

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C2E2 – A weekend in Chicago

April 19, 2010 | 2 Comments

6 hours of driving, 4 hotel rooms, 120+ comic books, TPBs, autographs, standing in line, eating fast food, ordering pizza, sleeping, coffee, Slim Jims, panels, disappointment, anxiety, awesomeness, and lots of damn walking. That was...

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X-Men Noir #1

March 3, 2009 | 1 Comments

In December 2008, Marvel released a new series written by Fred Van Lente and illustrated by Dennis Calero entitled X-Men Noir. Now I haven’t read Marvel in quite some time, but this concept provoked me to...

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War Machine #2 Review

February 2, 2009 | 3 Comments

Alright, so I’m a little late on this one. Various factors have lead to me being a little behind on comics these last few weeks. Given that, I didn’t really intend to review War Machine...

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The Incredible Hercules #125

February 2, 2009 | 1 Comments

If you haven’t been keeping up with one of the best comics Marvel has to offer, The Incredible Hercules finished off a great arc this past week: “Love & War.” What happened in the previous...

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April 2009 Comic Book Solicitations

January 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Wow. Usually, solicitations are the typical new issues of a series. Sometimes they are the start of an exciting arc, but mostly, there’s not a lot to get excited about. The few new series or...

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Tuesday Twist-offs — Welcome back

January 14, 2009 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while and frankly I have no excuse. Tuesday Twist-offs were much easier when I had more time and I really don’t have as much as I did when we first started this...

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Spider-Man Noir #1

December 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

I knew beforehand that this series was going to be fantastic. I mean, if Marvel knows how to do one thing right, it’s put great writers on comics that are dark. Case and point being...

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Tuesday Twist-offs — color me speedy

October 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Welcome, welcome, welcome back. It’s another week of comics and for you cool kids this week I have a small bunch of comics to present to ye. Avengers/Invaders #5 The Helm #3 Invincible Iron Man...

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