Articles tagged comic

C-3PO Gains a Red Left Hand in ‘Star Wars: C-3PO #1’

C-3PO's red arm evidently carries more weight than its metal.

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Clones, Drama, and Squirrels In ‘All-New Wolverine #7’

This is part buddy cop and part Disney movie. It's a strange combination that doesn't work on paper, but it works beautifully in All-New Wolverine #7.

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‘Justice League: Darkseid War Special #1’ Attempts to Shed Light on Its Villain’s Motivations

Insight into Darkseid's daughter reveals an atypical daddy's girl.

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‘Extraordinary X-men #8’ Serves as an Apocalyptic Catalyst

These young X-men didn't expect they'd have to deal with Sugar Man, time machines, or apocalyptic futures.

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Jughead Comes Out in ‘Jughead #4’

The reveal of Jughead's sexuality made headlines. How does this affect his plans for school sabotage?

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Ben Kenobi Returns in ‘Star Wars #15’

Jason Aaron provides another glimpse of Obi-Wan's years on Tatooine. But who has he become?

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‘Spider-Man #1’ Shows That Adolescence Is Everybody’s Kryptonite

Give any teenager superpowers and they'll still struggle with just being a teenager.

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Living in a (Fleeting) Moment With ‘All-New, All Different Avengers #4’

A new era of Avengers brings a new and fitting narrative.

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An Icon is Reborn in ‘The Legend of Wonder Woman #1’

The mythical story of Wonder Woman is retold as a young Diana seeks her destiny.

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‘Extraordinary X-men #5’ Is Basic, Bland, and Incomplete

The first arc has the basics, but not much else.

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The Catalyst of a Genesis in ‘Secret Wars #9’

A new Marvel Universe is forged, refined, and polished in the most satisfying way possible.

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‘Steven Universe’: Cartoon Network’s Avant-Garde Animation

Steven Universe's brightly colored world offers nuanced characters and complex plots by doing everything "wrong" by the outmoded standards of typical animated programs.

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As With ‘Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #2’, Every Relationship Faces Challenges

Emotional depth mixed with forced insecurities create a shallow narrative.

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Fancifully Festive Grit in ‘Klaus #2’

Grant Morrison delivers a tough yet satisfying holiday treat.

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The Modest Man Returns in ‘Huck #1

Mark Millar's new hero is as simple as he is super.

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‘Extraordinary X-Men’ #1 Is Extraordinarily Lacking

A dark time for the X-men is made darker by a lack of details.

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Help Is Hell in ‘Clean Room’

Gail Simone brings the scares in her new Vertigo project.

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‘Ant-Man’ Wants to Be So Much Bigger

Having given up on making stand-alones, Marvel's desire to tie everything into its "universe" hinders this movie's inherent joy.

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6 Jul 2009 // 6:00 AM

Redemption of a Jerk

A crook-eyed and foppish jerks of jerks, Asterios Polyp is the guy at the university parties whom everybody hates but still self-consciously sidles near to

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And so, on to looking at what's worth reading, graphic novel-speaking, before fall comes calling.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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