Monthly Archives: September 2013

First Impressions – THE TRIAL OF THE PUNISHER #1

Many times Frank Castle brushed with the law. But never has the Punisher been brought to court for his crusade against crime. He either always evades capture in the first place, or escaped custody once we punished whoever he needed … Continue reading

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First Impressions – THE POWERPUFF GIRLS #1

The city of Townsville…has returned in a new ongoing comic series from IDW, alongside its pint-sized protectors! THE POWERPUFF GIRLS #1 reunites longtime fans of the hit Cartoon Network TV series with Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup; three perfect little girls … Continue reading

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Big takeaway from this ad? Gentlemen, Doctor Fate now has a magnificent set of breasts!

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Doctor Fate has always had one of the best costumes going. The royal blue, the regal cape and the gold helmet have ever placed him among the more distinctive heroes in the DC pantheon.…

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Marvel and Disney Drop the Ball During Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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I went into Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. expecting cross promotion from Marvel. And there was some, of the movies the television series is based on. During the debut of the television show, there were numerous…

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The End of the New (Universe), Part 1 – The Pitt

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There have been many attempts to form cross-title comic book universes, those boutiques that propelled Marvel and DC to unexplored heights. Some, like Valiant, shine brightly like blazing comets before they lose their momentum and…

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Trade Secrets – KLEZMER: TALES OF THE WILD EAST

French writer/artist/director Joann Sfar takes readers on a musical adventure through the Wild East of Pre-WWII Eastern Europe. Several disparate individuals bereft of friends or purpose join forces to create Eastern Europe’s most awesome Klezmer band. All to the sounds … Continue reading

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In Retrospect – DEMON KNIGHTS #0-23

Yet another DC comic I love ended in August, but this one was a “long runner”; at least so far as can be described these days. DEMON KNIGHTS is finished. Did it have a right to run two years? Should … Continue reading

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Baltimore Comic Con 2013: Bryan J. L. Glass Gets Furious with Dark Horse!

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Writer Bryan J. L. Glass and artist Victor Santos, two-thirds of the Harvey Award–winning Mice Templar team, will join forces once again for a creator-owned superhero series: Furious! Furious is a five-issue miniseries where celebrity, fame,…

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First Impressions – ARMY OF DARKNESS VS HACK/SLASH #1

Two titanic slasher killer killers join forces for the first time to fight against the darkness. It’s ARMY OF DARKNESS VS HACK/SLASH #1, where it’s not really a versus series after the first misunderstanding! Cassie Hack thought the days of … Continue reading

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Valiant in November 2013

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UNITY #1 Written by MATT KINDT Art & Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE Pullbox Exclusive Variants by BRYAN HITCH, J.G. JONES, TRAVEL FOREMAN, PAOLO RIVERA and CLAYTON CRAIN 8-Bit Evolution Variant by DONOVAN SANTIAGO Valiant Signature…

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