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19 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

G.I. JOE: Americas Elite#19

A great mixture of the quiet moments in a high stakes, action-filled military-fiction in a manner that exceeded all possible expectations.

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17 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Professors Daughter

Sfar is an author of subtle, swirling surrealism -- touching anecdotes that form narratives like brush strokes form Marc Chagall's dream worlds. Like Chagall, Sfar is Jewish, and frequently the loose steps of Kaballah, or Chassidis, tip-toe into the works.

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Graphic Classics: H.P. Lovecraft

This collection allows readers to "see" Lovecraft's works, but with the less likelihood that you will wonder why you just spend five bucks to rent a crappy movie.

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7 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Moon Knight #7-12

This story is heavy on the soul-searching. Luckily for action fans, Moon Knight does his best soul-searching while cracking the teeth of those who prey on innocents.

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5 Jun 2007 // 1:05 AM

Famous Fighters #1

Famous Fighters is a wickedly absurd and delightfully entertaining romp which more than proved worthy of my initial affection. But, I have no idea why Smith and Pappalardo bothered to print it.

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1 Jun 2007 // 6:00 AM

Criminal #1-5

Brubaker gives enough surprises to keep you interested, but not only that, you also care for the characters and what happens to them no matter how dark and seedy they may be.

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28 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Superman: Emperor Joker

Sadly, this is one of those stories that was better in my memory.

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22 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Daredevil: The Devil, Inside and Out Vol. 1-2

This is a man making complex choices and compromises; no longer the devil-may-care swashbuckler with the simple liberty of always doing what’s right.

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Bizarre New World #1-3

No bad guys wanting to take over the world, no alien invasions to fight off, just an ordinary man struggling to deal with an amazing life change.

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9 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Captain America #25

What do we dream of, who are our heroes, and what does it mean when we lose them?

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8 May 2007 // 2:00 AM

Loveless Vol. 2

The illustrations look like wood cutouts, carved from timber. The pages seem to drip red with setting suns and spliced veins.

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3 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Justice Society of America #1-4

Geoff John's new Justice Society series foregrounds new heroes taking up the historic lineage of the JSA, emphasizing the familial bounds, both figurative and literal, of the team.

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1 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Hero Squared #4

Writers Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis promised that issue 4 of their superhero comedy would have "Less Dialogue... More Hitting", and they delivered on that promise big time.

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26 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

What Were They Thinking?! Monster Mash-Up

Yes, there are a few missteps, but I feel that the creators will only get a better feel for how to approach the material over time.

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24 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Robotika

This is the Reese's Peanut Butter Cups of comics: "You've got your Samurai Story in my Steampunk Science-Fiction!" "You've got your Steampunk Science Fiction in my Samurai Story!"

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Roadkill Zoo

There are certain expectations a reader brings to a comic book with a title like Roadkill Zoo.

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19 Apr 2007 // 12:00 AM

The Exterminators

The book's complexity, combined with its over-the-top moments, make this a very enjoyable read.

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Truth, Justin and the American Way #1-5

'70s and '80s nostalgia trend in comics? This series is soaking in it!

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15 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

X-Factor #17

X Factor is a superhero comic that draws influence from 1930s detective noir and postmodern metaphysics.

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10 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Casanova #1-7

This comic will break your brain.

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