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It’s a Personal Apocalypse in ‘Uncanny X-men #10’

Cullen Bunn ends Apocalypse Wars with a choppy, but personal touch.

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European Fine Art Meets Japanese Manga in ‘Guardians of the Louvre’

Jiro Taniguchi's installment proves that contemporary manga artists can hold their own against the greatest in the pantheon of western art.

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Is Punishing a Crime Before It’s Committed a Crime Itself?

A major death raises the stakes for the present and future in Civil War II #3.

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Imagine Hannah-Barbera Characters in a Beyond Thunderdome Setting

In Wacky Raceland #1, a post-apocalyptic Hannah-Barbera universe sees what classic characters do now that they're being written to think and act like adults.

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‘The BFG’ Is a Modestly Magical Film for a Grimly Realistic Age

In a deft interplay of shadow and hint, Spielberg shows again his organic genius for the long reveal.

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If Only ‘Everything Is Teeth’ Had Been Content to Remain a Mood Piece

It's as though Wyld is, ironically, scared of writing a story willing to give fear its due.

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A Shakeup in Wonder Woman’s Mythology Becomes Flat and Confusing

Although there's some intrigue, Wonder Woman #1 leaves too many unanswered questions, and too few reasons to get excited.

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‘Wacky Raceland #1’ Is Dark and Unexpected

For those of us old enough to remember televised Saturday morning cartoons way back when, this take on the genre is a revelation.

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Bracing for Heartbreak and Embracing It in ‘Ms. Marvel #8’

Her heart is in the right place. Her ideals are respectable. She sees the world through Disney-like ideals. It's clear that those ideals are destined to shatter.

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Divisions in a Dystopian Present in ‘Civil War II: X-men #1’

A bad situation brings out a different kind of drama within the X-men.

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Custody-Con 2016: ‘A Hundred Thousand Worlds’

Proehl’s multisided take on geek culture (mixing fandom, creativity, and business) pulsates with colorful insight and ugly truths.

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Ottaviani and Purvis’s ‘The Imitation Game’ Is an Extraordinary Achievement

I thought of the notion of purity of the mind, of a kind of almost frustrating innocence, as I read this new biographical graphic novel about Alan Turing.

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6 Jun 2016 // 12:00 PM

Thunderbirds Are Go: Season 1

The new version of Thunderbirds Are Go retains the charm and positive message of the original.

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One Batch, Two Batches of Violence in ‘Punisher #1’

This comic sports the proper amounts of violence and brutality to be a warm return to form for any reader fond of the famous Garth Ennis or Jason Aaron MAX runs.

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Through Loosely Connected Sub-plots, a Foundation Is Laid in ‘Civil War II #0’

Civil War II #0 serves merely as the opening credits to a much larger story to come.

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‘Preacher’ on AMC: ‘The comics are really gross. They managed to capture that’

The creators and cast insist they’re ready for some backlash -- but only, it seems, to a point.

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Beyond the Credits With ‘Independence Day #2’

The mythos of the movie expands in this comic, but not in all the right directions.

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Hope, Love, Bikinis and ‘Starfire #12’

When a female character can be both lovable and sexy, everybody wins.

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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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Drawing Disaster: Comics, War and Trauma

Disaster Drawn reveals that comics may be the most useful form for witnessing war and trauma.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Battles the 'Jotun'

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"This week we discuss Jotun's presentation of Norse mythology through scale and grandeur.

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