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ALIENS: FIRE AND STONE #1 Review

Is there any worth in this corner of the legendary franchise? Read on to find out. The official description from Dark Horse: During a vicious xenomorph outbreak, terraforming engineer Derrick Russell leads a desperate group of survivors onto a rickety mining vessel. They hope to escape the creatures overrunning their colony—but they’ll face horrors both […]

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FIRST LOOK! Aliens: Fire and Stone #1

That’s right kids: the time has come! Scroll on down to feast your eyes on the latest iteration of the storied franchise. ALIENS: FIRE AND STONE #1     Description: During a vicious xenomorph outbreak, terraforming engineer Derrick Russell leads a desperate group of survivors onto a rickety mining vessel. They hope to escape the creatures […]

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Doc Savage #7 Review

Does the penultimate issue prop up the forthcoming series finale? Or does it undercut its potential? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: When his adventures began in 1933, Doc Savage was aided by five loyal associates. By 2014, his operation is truly global in reach, thanks to a smart phone of Doc’s […]

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Doc Savage #6 Review

Do we really need to have this comic right now? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: As the millennium draws to a close in 2000, Doc Savage’s operation has expanded into a world-wide network of call centers and helpdesks, enabling him to assist more people than ever. But when a terrorist […]

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The Shadow #25 Review

This volume does indeed get a finale, but does it do justice for the iconic pulp hero it represents? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: FINAL ISSUE!!! The Zombie Queen of Chinatown and her undead horde have the city in a death’s grip, and the Shadow knows that he cannot defeat […]

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Doc Savage #5 Review

Does this deserve attention? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: When a group of cultists takes control of an abandoned orbital weapon in 1988, threatening to burn whole cities unless their demands are met, the whole world is in a state of panic. Fortunately, Doc Savage and his aides are already […]

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Sovereign #2: Review

After an epic start, Sovereign is back with issue #2. But there’s still more set-up than actual plot so far. An emperor lays dead, with no successor named for his vacated throne. Visitors from a distant land discover that there is more in the world than their philosophies know. And three masked outcasts come bearing […]

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The Shadow #24 Review

After this latest issue should fans still give up their hard-earned cash to follow this book? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: The authorities are already baffled by a rash of unexplainable deaths in Chinatown, but when the recently deceased begin to rise from their graves and plague the living, it is […]

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Sovereign #1: Review

If you want a comic that’s intent on finding the middle ground between Conan the Barbarian and Fables, Sovereign might’ve been created just for you. But if issue #1 is any indication, you might have to wait a few issues before the story actually begins. Here’s the official word from Image: In a world where […]

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Doc Savage #3 Review

Can this third issue make a strong case for an aged property? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: It is 1961, and Doc Savage’s team of aides includes old veterans who have been with him from the beginning, and young newcomers who are experts in the frontiers of science and invention. […]

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The Shadow #22 Review

Our pulp icon is facing a complicated question. It’s taken him on quite a trek, but should you care if he resolves it? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: The search for the Girasol’s secret has lead The Shadow from the dark streets of Manhattan to the snowy wastes of Siberia […]

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Codename: Action #5 Review

Masks, and Aliens, and Jet Packs, OH MY! Here we are at the last issue. Confused? Well, with the long delay between this and last issue, I guess we shouldn’t be surprised that the 6-part mini series was cut to 5. Here is the proof, right from Dynamite, if you need it: CODENAME: ACTION #5 (OF […]

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Codename: Action #4 Review

“Dead men are less trouble.” The action packed adventure continues! This time our protagonists emerge in the lions den, what horrors will they find? The official description from Dynamite Entertainment: Operative 1001 has managed to locate the hidden headquarters of the shadowy organization that is driving the world to the brink of war. But even […]

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DOC SAVAGE #1 Review

Can this property contend with an already full pull-list?  Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: In 1933, readers were first introduced to Doc Savage, the Man of Bronze. Raised from the cradle to be the pinnacle of mental and physical perfection, Doc Savage travels the world using science and sinews to […]

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The Shadow #20 Review

Is there enough relevance to this tale to really make its themes accessible to a modern audience?  Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: The Shadow ventures beyond the Iron Curtain, deep into the heart of the Soviet Union, seeking clues to a mystery that reaches back into his own mysterious past, […]

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The Shadow #19 Review

With the latest bit spinning its wheels, has the series jumped the shark into unnecessary territory? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: A voice from the past raises questions that the Shadow cannot answer, and leads him away from the concrete canyons of New York City on a journey that will […]

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Codename: Action #3 Review

Operation: Clean Slate Cliffhangers be damned! We start this issue right where we left off with the last. And halfway through this mini-series, things are just starting to heat up! The official description from Dynamite Entertainment: Masked crimefighters in America come under attack when new legislation targeting them is passed, while tensions between the United […]

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Codename: Action #2 Review

Not even the masks can protect you… Issue two of this six-part mini-series continues with the splash made in the first issue’s [literal] cliffhanger. The official description from Dynamite Entertainment: The Cold War threatens to heat up quickly as world leaders on both sides of the Iron Curtain begin pushing for armed conflict. But only […]

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