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‘The League of Regrettable Superheroes’ Is a Heroic, Enjoyable Effort

Jon Morris’ book is a courageous, witty look at 100 short-lived superheroes you’ll never see coming to a theater near you.

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‘Starfire #4’ Is Feminine, Sexy, and So Much More

The evolution and reclamation of Starfire makes remarkable progress.

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Horror Has Many Faces in ‘Harrow County #5’

Man and monster alike hide dark intentions.

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The Fury of the Moment in ‘Savior #6’

Savior #6 tells a powerful and moving story. It is a story told in moments, as human beings stand face to face, bump into one another at coffee shops, gather together in mourning, respond to tragedy and faith.

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‘Star Wars: Shattered Empire #1’ Is a Worthy Supplement to ‘Return of the Jedi’

The start of a new era is build on and within the foundation of the old one.

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In ‘Plutona #1’ Heroes Crash the Suburbs

Jeff Lemire's newest comic shows coming of age in a world of superheroes.

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Anatomy of a Betrayal in ‘Superman #43’

Lois Lane's betrayal is troubling, but underwhelming.

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Love Is a Battleworld in ‘Secret Wars: Secret Love #1’

The Heroes of the Marvel Universe Battle their Feels.

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What Should One Make of Childlike Comics Depicting the Exploits of an Erotic Dancer?

Canada's first autobiographical comic chronicles the drama of a stripper's life in a lighthearted and welcoming way.

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Things Take Flight in ‘Captain Marvel and the Carol Corps #3’

Captain Marvel and the Carol Corps is a solid addition to Marvel's big-deal Secret Wars crossover event.

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Futility, Humility, and Villainy in ‘Magneto #21’

As the world ends, we find out just what kind of man Magneto is.

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War Is Eternal in ‘Welcome Back #1’

Two warriors are reincarnated again and again to do Eternal Battle. Will either ever escape the cycle?

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Meddling Progress in ‘Wonder Woman #43’

The redemption of Donna Troy begins, but just barely.

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Faith and Doubt in ‘Guardians of Knowhere #3’

In the midst of blood and battle, a moment unfolds, a human moment – in words, lines and colors.

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Going Only Skin Deep in ‘The Beauty #1’

A new disease leaves its victims feeling pretty.

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19 Aug 2015 // 1:10 AM

Trimpe Will Smash

Herb Trimpe didn’t care much for superheroes, but he worked for one of the genre’s most enduring titles and brought to life one of its most popular characters.

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The High Cost of Living in ‘Secret Wars #5’

Like Yahweh of old, Doctor Doom walks through the Garden of Eden that is his own creation, himself more a tempter than any serpent.

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Harder Core Justice in ‘Justice League - Gods and Monsters #1’

A different world breeds a different kind of justice.

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Love and Other Skirmishes in ‘Death Sentence London #3’

How do you outdo yourself, if you've already produced a masterpiece? Sometimes you succeed in a way that redefines success itself.

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Gods Walk the Earth in ‘The Infinity Gauntlet #3’

From a horror thrill ride that will leave your heart racing to a science-fiction family adventure, The Infinity Gauntlet is on the verge of becoming something much more.

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