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Monday, October 20 2014

A Fitting (But Incomplete) End: “Death of Wolverine #4”

Wolverine's demise had just enough substance and not nearly enough style.


Thursday, October 16 2014

More Boy Than Witch: “Klarion #1”

Just keep moving, folks. There is nothing to see here, especially nothing scary. This Klarion, this Witch Boy, is a lot more boy than witch.


Wednesday, October 15 2014

A (Not Quite) Epic Onslaught: “Avengers and X-men: AXIS #1”

A high concept that's high on potential and low on refinement.


Tuesday, October 14 2014

Roald Dahl, But for Adults: “Wytches #1”

"It’s not the greatest #1 I’ve ever read by a long shot but…"


Wednesday, October 8 2014

Title Fight, the Dissent: “Thor #1”

When something as big as Thor #1, that completely alters the character after more than 50 years of publication history, the only proper response is our very first "Title Fight".


Tuesday, October 7 2014

Title Fight, Majority Opinion: “Thor #1”

It's only very, very rarely that we come across issues of such great importance, that present us with such divergent opinions.


Monday, October 6 2014

Not Just a Caricature: “Secret Avengers #8”

At the heart of all the Secret Avengers' problems stands M.O.D.O.K. (Standing on his robot legs of course. His real legs are useless, hardly strong enough to support that giant head!)


Friday, October 3 2014

The World of Japanese Demons Was Never More Delightful as It Is in Mizuki’s ‘Kitaro’

A sort of Indiana Jones of the spirit-world, Shigeru Mizuki has traveled around the globe conducting research into spirit folklore.


Tuesday, September 30 2014

Lofty Legacies: “Superman: Futures End #1”

An issue about carrying on a legacy, but for only some of the right reasons.


Monday, September 29 2014

Hitting the Limiter: “Roche Limit #1”

Any good futuristic tale worth reading should transport you to a believable, yet otherworldly reality. Luckily, Roche Limit succeeds at this…


Wednesday, September 24 2014

If We’d Never Had to Fight a War: “The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes #1”

Tell your people, your super-people, that it won't stop here. It's coming your way, too. And if you have no super-people, may the lord have mercy.


Monday, September 22 2014

War, Peace, and Hope: “Wonder Woman: Futures End #1”

When a proud warrior becomes hardened by war, and it reveals her true strength.


Wednesday, September 17 2014

Brave New Values: “Super Secret Crisis War: Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends”

Cohen elevates the all ages genre by tackling '90s generational creep with latent themes in Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends.


‘Walt Before Skeezix’ Captures a Slice of American Life just After World War I

'Walt Before Skeezix' offers an in-depth look at the early days of 'Gasoline Alley' in a beautifully-presented volume.


Tuesday, September 16 2014

This Issue Has Harold H. Harold!: “Hawkeye #20”

Matt Fraction is leaving Hawkeye. It's just never gonna be the same.


Monday, September 15 2014

A Girl, Her Dog, and So Much More: “Ms. Marvel #8”

A loveable girl and a loveable dog team up to create a world of entertaining complications.


Wednesday, September 10 2014

Truth Is an Allusion: “The Wicked and the Divine #3”

Gods as pop stars. It’s a novel concept and one that could crumble under its own weight if not pulled off correctly. But so far, we’ve been treated to a thoughtful exploration of where divine intervention meets celebrity worship.


Tuesday, September 9 2014

A Quirky Legal Drama with Superheroes: “She-Hulk #8”

She-Hulk is a quirky legal drama, like Ally McBeal or Boston Legal. With superheroes.


Monday, September 8 2014

Making Death Matter: “Death of Wolverine #1”

Death is a revolving door in comics so how does the upcoming death of Wolverine have meaning?


Wednesday, September 3 2014

I Would Rather Be a Cyborg than a Goddess: “Pop # 1”

Curt Pires and Jason Copland delve into the mysterious origins of pop stars in their new miniseries from Dark Horse Comics.


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