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Roald Dahl, But for Adults: "Wytches #1"

"It’s not the greatest #1 I’ve ever read by a long shot but…"

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Hitting the Limiter: “Roche Limit #1”

Any good futuristic tale worth reading should transport you to a believable, yet otherworldly reality. Luckily, Roche Limit succeeds at this…

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Truth Is an Allusion: “The Wicked and the Divine #3”

Gods as pop stars. It’s a novel concept and one that could crumble under its own weight if not pulled off correctly. But so far, we’ve been treated to a thoughtful exploration of where divine intervention meets celebrity worship.

Steven Michael Scott
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Not the Antidote You’re Looking For: “Trees #4”

I’d hoped that Trees would be the natural antithesis to those gimmicky summer crossovers with anticlimactic events written in marketing departments.

Steven Michael Scott
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Sex Police Future: “Sex Criminals 7”

Not many readers have put themselves in the headspace of a caped vigilante, but Jon and Suzie, the dynamic duo of deviant thoughts and sexcapades, embody our deepest desires, shame, regrets, and fears.

Steven Michael Scott
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On Equal Footing: “Sex Criminals #6”

Sex Criminals fits into a category all its own. Is it a book about sex? It is certainly dirty, but it doesn’t exploit its characters.

Steven Michael Scott
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But for the Trees: “The Woods #2”

Imagine you’re back in high school. You’re faced with a lot of societal pressures such as fitting in and applying for colleges. Now to top that off your school has inexplicably been transported to an alien galaxy. You are now entering The Woods.

Steven Michael Scott
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After the Invasion: “Trees #2”

The Trees are intelligent life that fail to recognize humans as anything more than parasites, if that. It’s the ultimate nature fights back tale. Except these Trees are invading from space.

Steven Michael Scott
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The Shroud of Going Public: “Daredevil #3”

Mystical mayhem in Daredevil. Daredevil is being stalked by The Shroud, a Batman-style vigilante. Except for the part where he trades his eyes to some sorcerers for the ability to command shadows.

Steven Michael Scott
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All Hell Breaks Loose: “Sovereign #3”

In Sovereign #3, a natural storytelling flow was replaced with methodical plotting and you can feel the writing happening.

Steven Michael Scott
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Vaughn’s Authentic Creative Voice: “Saga 19”

Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples manage to top themselves, commanding your attention and setting Saga apart from every other comic on the stands.

Steven Michael Scott
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Pog-Bound: “Regular Show #12”

This issue was a trip. A blast from the not too distant past. And most importantly it had pogs. Remember those?

Steven Michael Scott

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