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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #214 Review

This is a tough one. G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #214 is the hardest issue to review. It’s definately for the fans, or anyone following the recent storylines at least, but new readers are going to find this the most bizarre issue they’ve read. On one hand, it’s good fan service but, on the […]

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G.I Joe: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #5 Review

Well, it’s been a fun little mini series and G.I Joe: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #5 marks the end of it all. So, was this series good over all? Is the ending effective and does it actually promise anything for G.I Joe’s future? Especially with the current end of the main title’s current ‘season’. […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #213 Review

Despite the stupidity and sillyness of G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #213 and its current plot, it’s hard not to feel impressed in some way. As far as all out action, suspense and drama goes, this issue definately pays off and – for that – it’s hard not to like it. The official description […]

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G.I Joe: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #4 Review

Well, it’s only a 5-part series, so G.I Joe: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #4 is the penultimate issue, rife with plot set-ups and final confrontations. Still, based on its charm and atsmophere, it might just be the best issue so far. The official description from IDW: SNAKE EYES’ mission for COBRA has been severely […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #211 Review

You know, for a series that’s had its share of ninjas, gadgets and robot super soliders, its hard to imagine something like G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #211 being any more silly/bold (delete as appropriate) with its sense of scale. Well, that might be changing… The official description from IDW: THE RETURN OF SERPENTOR! […]

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G.I JOE: SNAKE EYES: AGENT OF COBRA #1 Review

IDW’s G.I Joe universe has been a bit slow of late, but G.I Joe: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #1 is the kick start it needs. This mini-series could be a title that focuses on the espionage, stealth and political aspects of the series without overdoing it. For a first issue, there’s plenty of potential […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #208 Review

G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #208 is currently taking place in Dublin, but in the end it’s all robots, ninjas and guns, isn’t it? I’m not saying this is a bad thing, but a long running title like this needs to mix it up once in a little while. The official description from IDW: […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #199 Review

As it builds up to its 200th issue, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #199 looks to continue the high quality seen lately. Does this issue manage to keep up the successful trend? The official description from IDW: THE ULTIMATE SHOWDOWN! G.I. JOE has escaped the situation in Sierra Gordo intact… but COBRA has taken […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #196 Review

Following the recent build-up, we were due for an all-out action issue with G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #196. So, do guns and explosions make for a good read? The official description from IDW: THE ROAD TO #200 CONTINUES! As the COBRA connection in the turmoil in Sierra Gordo deepens, G.I. JOE begins to […]

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Neill Blomkamp’s CHAPPIE Adds Sci-Fi Queen Sigourney Weaver

The cast for Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi action-comedy Chappie is slowly coming together. As news of yet another high profile addition to the film. TheHollywoodReporter reveals that Alien franchise actress Sigourney Weaver has taken an unknown part in the movie. Weaver was last scene in genre films such as Paul (which has a similar premise) and Cabin […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #191 Review

G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #191 is one of those issues that manages to make the larger set pieces work. Its action heavy, yet fluid. That said, it’s still A Real American Hero, so there’s a certain amount of corny, cheesy one-liners.. and ninjas. Always ninjas. The official description from IDW: G.I. JOE goes […]

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Legend of the Shadow Clan #4 Review

After four issues has the quality of this title started to dip a bit?  Read on to find out. The official description from Aspen: Now that Morgan Himura and her family have learned that they’re descendants of a long line of ninja warriors called the Shadow Clan, one would think that their lives would vastly […]

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Legend of the Shadow Clan #2 Review

The action packed series continues here, but is it still worth your money and time? Read on to find out. The official description from Aspen: The Arashis believed themselves to be just an average family, but everything changed the night that Dr. William Arashi inadvertently found himself in a battle with well-armed assassins, and he […]

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Legend of the Shadow Clan #1 Review

The latest series from the late/great Michael Turner‘s independent comic book company is here, but is it really worth your time?  Read on to find out. The official description from Aspen: Meet the Arashi family. They are like any other family living in the city: kids in school, parents working to make ends meet. But […]

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Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #21 review

The final, and potential the best, issue of Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow, this issue goes out in a very unique way. Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #21 doesn’t continue the current story lines. Instead, it focuses on the past, getting to the core of what the title is all about. The official description from […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #187 Review

Following a thrilling and suspense-filled previous issue, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #187 has a lot on its hands. It bounces between various set pieces, juggling the action efficiently. The official description from IDW: Things have gotten dangerous for G.I. JOE in Benzheen: the countdown for the activation of a nuclear warhead has begun […]

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PREVIEW: Legend of the Shadow Clan #1

Aspen’s lined up another amazing new series with veteran scribe David Wohl. This tale delves combines a handful of familiar mystery tropes with sword swinging ninjas, and the resulting mixture is nothing short of awesome. Check out our preview below: LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN #1 David Wohl – Story / Cory Smith – Art / […]

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