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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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The Golden Age Meets Golden Girls to Create Comedy From the Lives of Retired Superheroes

When creatives are given what may seem to be enough rope to hang themselves, they may just show you something new a rope can be used for.

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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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Is Justice Merely Forgetfulness in ‘Justice League Rebirth #1’?

Apparently, the death of Superman and the absence of Hal Jordan don't matter.

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Familiar Tones Bring New Life to Spider-Man on the Internet

Hannah Blumenreich's Spidey Zine takes the classic character through old paths on the digital highway.

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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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‘Batman Rebirth #1’ Suffers Climate Change

The world of Batman has a new look post-Rebirth. But how much of it can we recognize?

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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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16 Jun 2016 // 2:15 AM

After Absurdism, Algiers

Jacques Ferrandez's graphic novel adaptation of Albert Camus's The Stranger is a surprising salve for grown-ups.

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With ‘Civil War II #1’ Marvel Is Hoping to Succeed Where Vanilla Ice Failed

Capturing success in a sequel is even harder than capturing lightning in a bottle a second time, but Marvel makes a fearless attempt, here.

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A New Era Dawns in ‘DC Universe Rebirth #1’

Geoff Johns recognizes the importance of balancing realism and idealism, not letting the former infringe upon and cripple the latter.

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‘Superman #52’ Disingenuously Desecrates an Icon

The death of Superman falls flat -- super flat.

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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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Gods, Justice, Secrets, and Spectacles in ‘Justice League #50’

The heaviest hitters of the DC Universe come together in a divine spectacle.

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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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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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