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Transformers #40 Review

While the “Combiner Wars” title isn’t very apparent so far, Transformers #40 continues the trend in this latest issue, with a big cross-over arc that teases more political aspects than it does simple fighitng. Honestly, I can’t tell what I prefer, but there are some definite improvements here and – at the very least – […]

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The Surface #2 Review

The Surface #2, like its first issue, isn’t all that easy to define. The first could, at best, be described as an artistic mind-f**k that was, quite frankly, compelling. And now? Well it’s still very much the same, perhaps even more so. The official description from Image: There’s a traitor on the team, and a […]

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Dead Squad #5 Review

Dead Squad #5 is the end of the opening ‘origins’ arc, although it instantly teases the next comic so it’s certainly confident in itself, but is that justified? And more importantly, is it earned from the readers? The official description from IDW: It’s a battle on the high seas as Blake, Hooper, and Vargas confront […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #39 Review

Taking a quick break between bigger arcs, Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #39 offers a simple one-shot that leads into the upcoming developments. With a return to the Decepticon Justice Division, this issue might not be the big humour-fest that regular readers are use to. The official description from IDW: RETURN OF THE D.J.D.! […]

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Elephantmen #63 Review

A quick one-shot of sorts, Elephantmen #63 teases plenty about the future, while offering a quick, easily-wrapped up story in its own right. The official description from Image: Miki and Farrell meet perhaps the strangest Elephantman of all. The main story itself isn’t the most interesting here; indeed, it’s more about exploring some of the […]

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THE LEGACY OF LUTHER STRODE #1 Reveiw

Legacy of Luther Strode #1 offers the final chapter for the titular character. That’s a lot of potential to promise, but with a 40 page opening issue, it’s certainly off to a good start. The official description from Image: Luther Strode returns. For five years, Luther Strode and Petra have been on the run. Now […]

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Thief of Thieves #27 Review

Last month teased a new direction – of sorts – for the series, so how well does Thief of Thieves #27 hold up? Honestly? Not so well. The core concept is still there, but much of the title seems to have been lost at the same time. First, the official description from Image: There’s a […]

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Skullkickers #31 Review

If there’s one thing obvious with Skullkickers #31, it’s that its been away for too long. The series has never had the most reliable releases and it whimsically changed its names more than once but still, it says a lot that its so easy to get back into the swing of things.  The official description […]

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TRANSFORMERS: WINDBLADE #1 Review

While this latest big flashy arc looks to be much better than Dark Cybertron, it does bounce around a few titles. This time, the second issue is Transformers: Windblade #1, the first in a three part miniseries. The last Windblade miniseries was great and, well, there’s a lot of potential here. The official description from […]

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Angry Birds/Transformers #4 Review

Well, here it is, the final to what can likely be called one of the oddest mashups currently available in comics. Angry Birds / Transformers #4 marks the end of a unique series, one that that has definately been fun, so does the final issue manage to go out with a bang? First, the official […]

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Transformers #39 Review

Okay, Transformers #39 or Combiner Wars: Opening Salvo , call this issue what you like. The main crux of the matter is, for a title that’s gone through some changes over the last year, is this recent development a step in the right direction, or just a cheap cash-in to summer toy launches? First off, […]

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Secret Identities #2 Review

For a series that’s only just launched, Secret Identities #2 still likes to keep things big. If you’re looking for a title that’s in-depth with plenty of world building, this offers all that with a nice twist at its core. Still, this large scope also comes with a few drawbacks along the way… The official […]

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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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Sparks Nevada: Marshal on Mars #2 Review

As the second issue, Sparks Nevada: Marshal on Mars #2 has a lot of work to do. While the first issue was enjoyable, the second issue has to build on this and demonstarte an ongoing tone for the series. So, with that in mind, how does this issue hold up? The official description from Image: […]

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Ragnarok #4 Review

Ragnarok #4 marks the fourth installment in a series that has only recently received my attention. That said, there’s a few hidden charms in this title that might not seem obvious from outside, with Ragnarok #4 being a prime example of just what it has to offer. The official description from IDW: Beyond the Forest […]

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THE SURFACE #1 Review

Few titles manage to grab and captivate as much as The Surface #1. While it is very slow to get going, there are titles out there that instantly define and capture their immediate audience. That said, it’s questionable just how wide a title such as The Surface will reach, if this first opening issue is […]

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God Hates Astronauts #6 Review

The problem with titles run by a single creator is that it’s often a very unique offering. Ryan Browne’s ownership of God Hates Astronauts #6 is a prime example. On one hard, it’s quite frankly brilliant and full of a very unique sense of humor. On the other hand, if you don’t like this, there […]

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Revival #28 Review

Revival #28 is, for me, a strong return to form. It brings back many of the elements unique to this series, such as it’s strong themes and central characters. Yet, at the same time, I’ve been fooled before. The official descrpition from Image: Dana’s quest for revenge leads her to a massive conspiracy. Em deals […]

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G.I Joe #6 Review

For a title that has defined itself in a much more grounded, realistic approach, G.I Joe #6 demonstrates many of the benefits and drawbacks of such an approach. The more realistic tone makes the title easier to follow, but does it lose a little of what makes it G.I Joe in the first place? The […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #38 Review

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #38 marks the end of the Elegant Chaos arc and, despite it’s brevity, demonstrates how to pack a lot in at every given opportunity. It’s quirky, funny, action-packed and, well, just brilliant. The official description from IDW: JOURNEY’S END! Across time, across space, from prewar Messatine to postwar CYBERTRON—it’s […]

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