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Looking to the Sky in Max Landis’ ‘Superman: American Alien’

A longtime Superman fan gives us his version of the story.

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Dark Side Die Hard: ‘Star Wars Vader Down #1’

A classic theme is turned inside out in all the right ways.

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Powers Are All in the Family in “The Vision #1”

The Vision has settled down. But that hardly means things are settled.

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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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Trials, Tribulations, and Chaotic Sub-Plots in ‘Uncanny X-Men #600’

An end to an era is rushed and riddled with errors.

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Mona Lisa Has the Highway Blues in ‘Art Ops #1’

You should stop whatever it is you're doing and read this comic book. Right now.

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Work/Life (Im)balance in ‘Batgirl #45’

Barbara Gordon's life continues to evolve, but the impact is limited.

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Weakness Is Strength in ‘Karnak #1’

Karnak sets out to save Inhumanity, one weak spot at a time.

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Covert Subversion in ‘Darth Vader #11’

The Force is strong in this intricate, and refined narrative.

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Strangeness Hits Shore in ‘Twilight Children #1’

Gilbert Hernandez continues his streak of magical realist tales.

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The Girls Lead the Pack in ‘Paper Girls #1’

Brian K. Vaughn gives us an '80s teen drama that's been a long time coming

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Growth and Regression in ‘Amazing Spider-Man #1’

Spider-Man begins a new, but precarious, era.

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The Freaky Tricks and Treats in ‘Haunted Horror’ #19

Haunted Horror #19, with its restored but grisly bits from rotting old comic book cadavers, has arrived just in time for Halloween.

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Vulnerable Invincibility in ‘Invincible Iron Man #1’

Forging a more balanced Tony Stark.

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Bruce Wayne Enters the Madhouse in ‘Batman Annual #4’

Bruce returns home to Wayne Manor. And the madness he's left behind.

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Mutants, Demons, and Heart in ‘Inferno #5’

The final struggle between Colossus and his sister ends on a fitting, albeit rushed note.

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‘Negative Space #2’: Even When It’s Sad, It Makes You Happy

Guy Harris wants to commit suicide. If only he can get past a bad case of writer's block and finish his suicide note.

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Broken Worlds and Common Themes in ‘Years of Future Past #5’

A fitting story ends as well as it can end in a dystopian setting.

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A Tale of Gods and Men in ‘Miracleman #2’

The Miracle Family shines its light on mankind in Neil Gaiman's new Miracleman comic book.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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