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Rai #7 Review

Rai #7 is another outstanding issue and a climatic build-up to all out war. Why should readers be all over this series? The official description from Valiant: “Battle for New Japan” explodes! Romance threatens to destroy a necessary peace between Raddies and robots as Rai builds his army for the final assault on Father! Plus: a […]

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Wayward #3 Review

Can this property hold onto its growing audience? Does it deserve to? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: IMAGE COMICS’ NEW SUPERNATURAL SENSATION! More students with strange abilities, more creatures emerging from the shadows…Rori can see patterns pulling it all together, but can she discover the secret beneath before it’s too […]

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GODZILLA Review

On May 20th, 1998, a film simply titled ‘Godzilla‘ was released from TriStar Pictures. While it didn’t do terrible, the hate against it prevented any plans for a sequel. After TOHO made their for now last G film in 2004, the monster’s reign of popularity was over. It wasn’t until 2010 when it was announced […]

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Rai #1 Review

Valiant’s new book Rai, about Japan in the year 4001 with an omnipresent A.I. leader and a folk legend as protector, takes flight. Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain deliver a story that’s sure to be a winner. Official description from IMAGE: The year is 4001 A.D. – led by the artificial intelligence called ‘Father,’ the […]

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B.A.R. Maid #3 Review

Should fans muster up some enthusiasm when they pick up this penultimate issue? Read on to find out. The official description from Zenescope: After being betrayed and trapped by Japanese forces, all looks lost for Cassidy and her band of freedom fighters. But a sacrifice by one of the team members leads to a daring […]

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Bushido #2 Review

This outlandish yarn continues, but does it have enough meat to warrant your attention?  Read on to find out. The official description from Image: VAMPIRES IN FEUDAL JAPAN! Kichiro is an outsider in feudal Japan. Lacking the Japanese blood that would allow him to become a samurai, Kichiro must fulfill his dreams of serving the […]

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Godzilla Raids Again Review

Despite being the second ever Godzilla movie, Raids Again isn’t quite talked about as much as any of the other films. Gojira broke the Japanese box office when it came out, so naturally what’s the first thing a major movie company does when that happens? Make a sequel. In this case, just five months later […]

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Fairest #9 Review

Fairest has been among the better books coming from DC/Vertigo since it debuted last March. The current storyline, written by South African novelist Lauren Beukes, drawn by Spanish artist Inaki Miranda, and set in Japan, might qualify as a course in cross-cultural studies. As a hopeless Japanophile, I was really looking forward to the story’s second chapter in Fairest #9. […]

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The Crow: Death & Rebirth #4 Review

With The Crow: Death & Rebirth #4, the series is fast approaching its conclusion and the vengeful spirit that is all that is left of Jamie Osterberg is closing in on his target. Here’s the official description from IDW: As the shuddering climax of The Crow: Death & Rebirth draws near, the ghost of Jamie’s friend […]

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