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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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Hope, Love, Bikinis and ‘Starfire #12’

When a female character can be both lovable and sexy, everybody wins.

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C-3PO Gains a Red Left Hand in ‘Star Wars: C-3PO #1’

C-3PO's red arm evidently carries more weight than its metal.

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Clones, Drama, and Squirrels In ‘All-New Wolverine #7’

This is part buddy cop and part Disney movie. It's a strange combination that doesn't work on paper, but it works beautifully in All-New Wolverine #7.

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Upholding and Underscoring a Legacy in ‘Action Comics #51’

An effort to preserve Superman's ideals falls surprisingly flat.

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Mindbending Avenging in ‘All-New, All-Different Avengers #8’

This comic gives the impression that the human mind is stronger and more rational than daytime talk shows would have us believe.

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