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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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Ta-Nehisi Coates Brings a Steady Hand to ‘Black Panther #1’

Acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has never written a comic book before, but this first issue of Black Panther puts to rest any fears of a vanity project gone bad.

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‘Justice League: Darkseid War Special #1’ Attempts to Shed Light on Its Villain’s Motivations

Insight into Darkseid's daughter reveals an atypical daddy's girl.

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The Extraordinarily Advanced Basics in ‘X-men 92 #1’

The golden era of X-men injects fresh energy into a current era of uncertainty.

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‘Extraordinary X-men #8’ Serves as an Apocalyptic Catalyst

These young X-men didn't expect they'd have to deal with Sugar Man, time machines, or apocalyptic futures.

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Jughead Comes Out in ‘Jughead #4’

The reveal of Jughead's sexuality made headlines. How does this affect his plans for school sabotage?

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Families, Flashbacks, and Fodder in ‘International Iron Man #1’

Tony Stark's secret origin takes a small, but meaningful step forward.

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Morphing Into a New Era With ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1’

For the '90s kid in us, the Power Rangers are mighty once more.

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‘Invincible Iron Man #7’ Gives Readers New Dynamics With a Familiar Face

Tony Stark is a hot mess with a hot new ally.

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‘Snowden’ Is a Good Introduction to Our Era’s Struggle for Free Speech and Privacy Rights

Award-winning cartoonist Ted Rall offers a graphic novel to inspire the next generation of whistleblowers and activists.

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Divine Plans and Unholy Agendas in ‘Wonder Woman #49’

Wonder Woman navigates the hazardous (and deceptive) world of the gods.

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This Graphic Novel Brings Fresh Life to the Gonzo Quest for the American Dream

Hunter S. Thompson's "Vegas book" remains relevant as it subversively confronts the disillusionment and desperation that he saw corrupting his beloved American dream.

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When Worlds Collide (and Thrive): Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #3

An unusual crossover creates extraordinary results.

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‘Deadpool #7’ Is Overpriced, Chaotic, and Undeniably Entertaining

Rude, crude, and perfectly in context.

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Ben Kenobi Returns in ‘Star Wars #15’

Jason Aaron provides another glimpse of Obi-Wan's years on Tatooine. But who has he become?

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‘Spider-Man #1’ Shows That Adolescence Is Everybody’s Kryptonite

Give any teenager superpowers and they'll still struggle with just being a teenager.

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