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Channeling Heroism Through Infamy in ‘Infamous Iron Man #1’

Victor Von Doom enters a new and compelling role in the Marvel universe.

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Barbara Yelin’s ‘Irmina’ Makes Clear: There’s a High Cost to Ignoring One’s Political Climate

The provocative and visually stunning Irmina explores Nazi-era questions of culpability that resonate eerily with today's world.

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‘Darth Vader #25’: It’s Not Enough for Our Villains to Just Be Villainous Anymore

Make no mistake. Darth Vader does nothing remotely heroic in this issue. Yet Kieron Gillen's creation is darkly compelling.

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Cyclops Reveals a Bias Narrative in ‘Death of X #1’

We finally get a chance to see the horrific details of why Cyclops is the worst thing to happen to mutants since Chuck Austin.

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A Kick Ass/Kick Arse Depiction of the Stylish Mods in ‘60s England

Jim McCarthy and Kevin Cross, writers and graphics artists from either side of the Atlantic, join forces to create a candid tale of the Mod scene.

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‘Saga #38’ Is Devastatingly Dramatic In the Best Possible Way

An epic, exotic space opera delivers a dramatic impact for the ages.

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‘Planetes’ Should Be Required Baggage on the First Mission to Mars

This space drama aboard a garbage collection ship makes for first-rate sci-fi.

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Less Story, More Play: All Aboard for Planet Marlys!

Legendary cartoonist Lynda Barry's most iconic character takes center stage in this large-format hardback.

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Infighting With Underdogs in ‘Civil War II: X-men #4’

The X-men battle each other, but leave a minimal impact.

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Twists, Turns, and Burns in ‘Superwoman #2’

Lois Lane's loss is not Lana Lang's gain.

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‘Supergirl #1’: Same Symbol, Different Journey

Within her cousin's shadow, Kara Zor-El forges her own path.

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Body-Swapping Superhero Slapstick in ‘All-New Wolverine Annual #1’

A body-swapping story that is high in entertainment value, but shallow in depth.

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‘Action Comics #962’: Deriving Novelty From the Inane

Is it possible to put this genie back in the bottle without destroying the bottle and everything else within a five-mile radius?

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Requiem for the Green Goliath: ‘Civil War II: The Fallen #1’

The death of Bruce Banner is met with drama, angst, and a different kind of anger.

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It’s Batman at the End of Times in ‘All-Star Batman’ #1

Snyder and Romita have produced a riveting first issue and given us here, at the so-called end of times, the Batman we so desperately need.

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All-New, All-Different Avengers Annual #1

An insight from fans creates a colorful world for Ms. Marvel.

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Updating an Iconic Romance in ‘X-men 92’ #5

It's actually possible for two characters to be together, support each other, and be functional heroes.

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Present and Future Intrigue in ‘Extraordinary X-men #12’

The conclusion of Apocalypse Wars finishes strong and offers new possibilities.

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‘Snotgirl’ S’not Your Average Comic

Bryan Lee O'Malley blows his nose at social media and fashion culture.

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Grant Morrison Takes ‘Heavy Metal #281’ for a Spin

A special issue, dedicated to sex, 'cause we've never seen that before in the Heavy Metal series.

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