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Ghosted #1 Review

Looks like Image has another hit on its hands. Ghosted is a fantastic riff on the bank heist genre.  A strange blend of Point Blank, The Haunting, and Ghostbusters, which is perfectly paced and executed. Here’s the official description from Image: A HORROR/CRIME MASHUP THAT’S EQUAL PARTS OCEAN’S 11 AND THE SHINING.Jackson T. Winters is […]

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Mister X: Eviction # 3 Review

Mister X: Eviction has been a fun ride through the dark streets of Radiant City, a city which is part Metropolis, part Blade Runner. How does the conclusion live up to the rest of the series? Read on to find out. Here’s the official description from Dark Horse: Dean Motter’s reintroduction of his classic character […]

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Five Star Review Age of Bronze #33

Eric Shanower’s Age of Bronze is epic story telling at its finest. Not only is it one of the best comics on the racks but it’s also highly educational and undoubtly one of the finest adaptations of Greek mythology in any medium. Here’s the official description from Image Comics: BETRAYAL Part 14 Diomedes wants to […]

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Batman Incorporated #13 Review

As Grant Morrison’s seven year Batman story nears its conclusion, Batman unleashes holly hell on Damian’s murderers in this action packed, fist-pounding  penultimate issue. Here’s the official description from DC: Leviathan and the Heretic are on the ropes…could Batman be on the verge of avenging all he’s lost? I wasn’t crazy about last month’s filler […]

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Angel and Faith #23 Review

The forces of Good and Evil clash above the streets of London in  Angel and Faith 23. Does it live up to previous issues? Read on to find out. Here’s the official description from Dark Horse: Preventing Pearl, Nash, and Whistler from releasing their magical virus proves difficult for Angel and Faith. The duo is […]

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Clone #8 Review

The action takes a back seat in this issue as Luke Taylor fights for his life. Can he be saved in time? Here’s the official description from Image Comics: Death comes for every clone. For Luke Taylor, it’s just arrived sooner. I’ve said it before, but Clone is one of the most underrated comics being […]

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The Bounce #2 Review

The Bounce isn’t Spiderman for the new millennium but something new and different. Joe Casey turns the superhero genre on its head to create a slacker hero, Jasper Jenkins, who is more concerned with scoring drugs than fighting bad guys. The results are fascinating. If you’re sick of the Big Two Superheroes, this comic is […]

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Miniature Jesus #3 Review

The nightmare continues for Chomsky as he wrestles with his inner demons. Will he find salvation before he descends into madness?  Read on to find out. Here’s the official description from Image Comics: Chomsky, our recovering alcoholic, is about to find out that the constant barrage of screaming voices in his head are not ALL […]

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Captain Midnight #0 Review

    Dark Horse’s new Superhero line continues with the first issue of Captain Midnight, featuring a healthy dose of time travel, Nazis, and patriotic super-heroism. Considering that the premise is similar to Captain America, are there enough fresh ideas here to make it worthwhile? Here’s the official description from Dark Horse: Piloting a World […]

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #22 Review

With the season finale only a few issues away, the action heats up as Buffy and her allies head toward the center of the earth. Here’s the official description from Dark Horse: Buffy, Xander, and Willow must fight against all odds to get past the mystical council and gain entry to a magical hotspot—the Deeper […]

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Empowered Special: Animal Style 4 Review

  In this special issue, Empowered sets out to prevent animal robots from stealing futuristic cars from alternate timelines. Does this issue live up to its awesome premise? Read on to find out. TERRORPIN! POWERPACHYDERM! BRASS MONKEY! CYBERIAN TIGER! SUPERCOBRA! MAUL BUNNY! Can struggling superheroine Empowered foil a mass carjacking by these animal-armored crimebots at […]

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Perhapsanauts: Danger Down Under 5 Review

Monsters, demons, and supernatural beings do battle in the exciting conclusion to Perhapsanauts: Danger Down Under. How does this issue live up to the rest of the series? Read on to find out. Here’s the official description from Image: “THE AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE” Conclusion The Incredible Finale!! It all comes Crashing together here! The stunning Conclusion that […]

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Mister X: Eviction 2 Review

Take a trip to Radiant City. Ride in the flying cars, admire the art deco architecture, the neon billboards, the zeppelins overhead, the bars where robots hand out martinis, the train cars full of fedoras and smoke, but be careful because Central is always watching you and if you stay too long you might just […]

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Clone 7 Review

Luke Taylor races to find his wife while Beta unleashes havoc on the clones. Will they escape in time before they’re destroyed? Here’s the official description from Image: What do you do after you kill one clone? Kill the rest. Beta is hell bent on exterminating his predecessors from the face of the planet. But […]

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5 Essential Books For Every FANBOY

Okay, you think you know everything about comics. You’ve read the classic DC and Marvel runs, studied Kirby and Ditko, and know the first appearance of the Black Panther and the Red Tornado–but there comes a time when you have to go beyond reading comics and start learning about them. Here’s five books to get […]

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