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TRANSFORMERS: Windblade #5 Review

While Robots In Disguise has gone through various changes, including plot and name, issues like Transformers: Windblade #5 make me wonder why things aren’t the other way around. Why can’t Windblade be a more permanent character? The official description from IDW: RACE AGAINST THE LIGHT! On VELOCITRON, racing isn’t a sport—it’s a matter of life […]

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God Hates Astronauts #9 Review

God Hates Astronauts #9 does what the series has always been good at – provide random, quirky comedy around a central plot thats played fast and lose. There are a few problems that become apparant with each new issue, but the crux of the series is still very easy to enjoy.   First, the official […]

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Transformers: Robots In Disguise #42 Review

Transformers: Robots In Disguise #42 is one of those issues that offers a lot at first glance yet, after a second read through, starts to appear a little shallow. Still, thats the problem with being an epilogue, no matter how much you offer, you’re either summing up whats already happened or teasing something else. First, […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #41 Review

From the outset of Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #41, you could expect a grim storyline. Heck, it’s got a funeral and the series has dealt with similar themes before. What we have, however, is much more the opposite. Whether that’s an improvement or not may very well split the audience. The official description […]

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Transformers #41 Review

As the Combiner Wars event swings into the second half, Transformers #41 starts to bring more action and quicker, faster developments. While this feels off with the slower pacing, it does feel all the more substancial as a result. The official description from IDW: DESPERATE ACTIONS! As the SPACEBRIDGE reaches across the stars, will anyone […]

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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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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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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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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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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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CHAPPiE Review

Well fanboys and fangirls I’m happy to report that CHAPPiE wasn’t completely crappy! Despite having a 33% on Rotten Tomatoes the latest science fiction yarn by Neil Blomkamp showed promise, even though it did fall into the boundless nightmare that is plot predictability. What’s key to understand about this latest effort is that the director […]

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EGOs #6 Review

And with the sixth issue in, is this really a comic series worth following? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: Continuing the new storyline CRUNCHED: Meet the Cubers—forgotten soldiers from a longago war, now starving to death on a planet full of food. But are they the key to the galactic […]

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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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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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