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First Impressions – THE ROYALS: MASTERS OF WAR #1 (of 6)

For as long as the powers that be have been, they’ve attempted to justify their rule. The most flagrant and presumptuous of these has been the Divine Right; that Heaven ordains a Noble’s or King’s or Emperor’s rule. That they … Continue reading

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First Impressions – DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #1

It’s time to solve mysteries again with everyone’s favorite deceased, incorporeal spirit detectives. Vertigo blesses fans with DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #1, from the pages of The Sandman. Edwin Paine and Charles Rowland continue their post-mortim adventures when their intervention in … Continue reading

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First Impressions – THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1

“Where some dreams live…but…sometimes dreams die”. Celebrated writer/author Neil Gaiman returns to the realm of sleep he built. THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1 takes readers back to before the events of The Sandman, when Dream of the Endless presided over the … Continue reading

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First Impressions – FOREVER EVIL: ROGUES REBELLION #1

There are many rogue elements in the DCU, and many rogues galleries. But there is only one group called The Rogues. And when evil comes to power, will they tow the party line? Or will The Rogues…go rogue? FOREVER EVIL: … 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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First Impressions – BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #1

The limits of Unlimited have been reached. With the previous series concluded, BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #1 skips forward one year in time. What aspects of Neo Gotham have changed in that time? What remains the same? And while the future … Continue reading

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In Retrospect – DIAL H #0-15 (2012-2013)

The connection is severed – DIAL H is finished! Well, almost, but it might as well be! Only a year or so passed, and already canceled! What went wrong? What went right? Why cut down a series to early in … Continue reading

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News & Views – August 2013 DC Cancellations

As the second year of the New 52 comes to a close, DC Comics has brought up another group of ongoing series for the cancellation train. Which long runners (by today’s standards) get put down? Which newer series get cut … Continue reading

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First Impressions – COLLIDER #1 (aka FBP: FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS)

“What is the nature of your emergency? Fire, ambulance, police…or physics?” Such is the world of COLLIDER #1, where the immutable laws of the universe turn out to be far less immutable than people thought. It’s up to the Federal … Continue reading

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Annuals – THE FLASH ANNUAL #2

The Fastest Man Alive teams up with the newly appointed leader of the Green Lantern Corps. THE FLASH ANNUAL #2 takes us back in time, to when Barry Allen and Hal Jordan first met. And what’s all this about The … Continue reading

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