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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.


Tuesday, September 2 2014

Not-So-Epic Showdown: “Wolverine #12”

What was billed as the biggest fight between Wolverine and Sabretooth to date ends up being a total rip-off.


Wednesday, August 27 2014

Quality Time and Honest Mistakes: “Wolverine Annual #1”

How an innocent camping trip can be ruined by a reasonable misunderstanding


Tuesday, August 26 2014

Not Just a Comicbook: “The Multiversity #1”

In this story of multiple worlds, fiction is fact and comicbooks are true.


Monday, August 25 2014

Not the Antidote You’re Looking For: “Trees #4”

I’d hoped that Trees would be the natural antithesis to those gimmicky summer crossovers with anticlimactic events written in marketing departments.


Wednesday, August 20 2014

Hello, New World (#Ferguson): “Batgirl #34”

In her final issue, writer Gail Simone provides the space for Batgirl to start over in a new world.


Tuesday, August 19 2014

Sex Police Future: “Sex Criminals 7”

Not many readers have put themselves in the headspace of a caped vigilante, but Jon and Suzie, the dynamic duo of deviant thoughts and sexcapades, embody our deepest desires, shame, regrets, and fears.


Monday, August 18 2014

Making Progress Fun: “All-New X-men #30”

Character development doesn't need killer robots or time-traveling enemies. It just needs to be fun.


Tuesday, August 12 2014

Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #1

An epic struggle that has all the right ingredients, but not enough of the most important one.


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