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Charles Joy

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New MGMT #1 Review

Mind MGMT. No. New MGMT. What was old, is new. New and Improved. Keeping humanity, humane. The official description from Dark Horse: “MIND MGMT is the best comic out there!”—Jeff Lemire Matt Kindt brings his game-changing masterpiece MIND MGMT to its astonishing conclusion in this unforgettable one-shot! The war is over. The world has been changed. But […]

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Mind MGMT #35 Review

Mind MGMT: There is No redemption without survival; No survival without existence; No existence without compassion. The official description from Dark Horse: Meru and the small resistance she has assembled are too late. Mind Management is operational, with orders to remake the world. In a last-ditch effort, Meru fights her way through a reality shaped by […]

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Mind MGMT #34 Review

Everything ends. Everyone Dies. Some things never get the chance to be remembered. Mind MGMT. The official description from Dark Horse: Meru and the team infiltrate the new Mind Management HQ, only to be drawn into a psychic battlefield combining the talents of multiple enemy agents! Plus, the origin of the Eraser’s right-hand man! “MIND MGMT […]

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Mind MGMT #33 Review

Are you prepared to witness the end of Mind MGMT?!  The official description from Dark Horse: THE FINAL ARC! Every mystery, every revelation, every backstory, every death has led to this—Meru and a handful of former agents make their final stand against the Eraser and her rebuilt Mind Management! * The A.V. Club’s Best Ongoing of […]

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PAST AWAYS #2 Review

Past Aways – What you expect might happen, may have. The official description from Dark Horse: FLASHBACK TO THE FUTURE! As the grim realities of immortality become too much to bear, the team is called together to investigate a mysterious piece of monolithic technology that has fallen out of time! Plus, the Past Aways’ lives in the […]

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Mind MGMT #32 Review

It takes more than psychic powers to survive the world of Mind MGMT!  The official description from Dark Horse: Meru’s last remaining allies fight their way across the globe to make their way back to her as the Eraser’s new Mind Management works to track them down! * 2014 Readers’ Choice at the Stumptown Comic Arts Awards! […]

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Copperhead #6 Review

Copperhead! ‘Nuff Said! The official description from Image: It’s payday at the copper mine, which means Sheriff Clara Bronson is in for a particularly rowdy Friday night. Plus, Boo is offered an intriguing partnership. Welcome to the first issue of the second arc! Welcome to Copperhead. If you haven’t read the story to this point, this […]

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Thanos vs. Hulk #4 Review

Thanos vs. Hulk is all Hulked-Out, but Nowhere to Go! The official description from Marvel: • The New and Improved Annihilus proves too powerful for the Hulk to handle! • Who will be the Green Goliath’s unexpected rescuer? This is THE END? of the four part mini-series from Marvel… We will definitely see more from Jim Starlin on […]

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PAST AWAYS #1 Review

Past Aways – Team building since 2015! Trapped in a past they never knew! The official description from Dark Horse: From the brain of MIND MGMT’s Matt Kindt! 2015: the distant past. A crash landing strands five deep-time explorers in a primitive world of internal-combustion engines and Internet 1.0 and tears a rift in space-time that […]

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Mind MGMT #31 Review

Whether you Forgive or Forget, Remember: Mind MGMT! The official description from Dark Horse: The final MIND MGMT arc takes everything right back to the beginning, as Meru looks back at the mysterious Flight 815, the event that started it all! * Includes a special recap story for new readers! * Hailed as one of […]

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Thanos vs. Hulk #3 Review

You’re gonna need a bigger flyswatter! Thanos vs. Hulk just powered up and the Negative Zone will never be the same! The official description from Marvel: • Annihilus gains vast new might! • The Hulk rampages through the Negative Zone! • And the villainous and powerful Blastaar is in hot pursuit! Even without Thanos, this issue […]

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Mind MGMT #30 Review

Mind MGMT goes cosmic in this month’s revealing ERASER-centric issue! The official description from Dark Horse: Finally, the true history of the enigmatic Eraser is revealed—and her shocking past will ignite everything in the present. The final war is here! * Nominated for two 2014 Harvey Awards! * New York Times bestseller! “Month after month, […]

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Thanos vs. Hulk #2 Review

Starlin is taking SMASH to new heights! Thanos vs. Hulk continues to punch all the right buttons on the cosmic mainframe! The official description from Marvel: • Jim Starlin continues his epic tale of Smash versus Space! • Can the Hulk withstand the devious machinations of Thanos?! • Meanwhile, Annihilus plots to exploit Big, Green […]

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Copperhead #5 Review

Copperhead! Where the answers you seek, aren’t the ones you want. The official description from Image: There are no easy answers for Sheriff Clara Bronson in the conclusion of our first story arc! As the official description clearly states, this is the last issue in this first story arc. The creators made it. We made it. […]

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Mind MGMT #29 Review

When the fate of Mind MGMT is at stake, you can’t believe your eyes! The official description from Dark Horse: New York Times bestseller! Meru takes on the Eraser one on one, with deadly results. But will a familiar face in sunglasses show up just in time? “Kindt outdoes himself on so many levels.” —IGN […]

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Copperhead #4 Review

Copperhead! Just when you think you can make it, you don’t; just when you think you have things figured out, you’re wrong. The official description from Image: Sheriff Clara Bronson sets a trap while Deputy Boo chases down a lead—both figuratively and literally. I am not sure who is writing these official descriptions, but a […]

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Thanos vs. Hulk #1 Review

Join in on Marvel Cosmic at its quirkiest! Thanos vs. Hulk vs. Negative Zone vs. Pip vs. Iron Man vs. S.H.I.E.L.D. vs…. The official description from Marvel: • An all-new four-part story by fan-favorite Jim Starlin begins here! • The Hulk is kidnapped by Pip the Troll and traded to Annihilus! • Then Thanos of […]

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Mind MGMT #28 Review

MIND MGMT FIELD GUIDE ADDENDUM: When Meru asks you a question, direct and truthful responses are highly recommended. The alternative will not be pleasant. The official description from Dark Horse: Meru has a new mission: targeting every agent loyal to the Eraser’s new Management. Sides are being chosen, and the final line is being drawn! […]

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Copperhead #3 Review

The space-born rabbit hole gets even deeper and darker in this, the latest issue of Copperhead! The official description from Image: Sheriff Clara Bronson’s plan to catch a murderer takes her deep inside the copper mine. With such a highly descriptive solicitation, I guess Image believes this issue will speak for itself… And I am here […]

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The Humans #1 Review

At the edge of reality, ride a crazy band of misfit bikers – possibly more human than The Humans they represent. The official description from Image: Apart, they are nothing…deemed by society as outcasts, misfits, losers, no good punks! But together, they are THE HUMANS! THE HUMANS is a high-octane, no-holds-barred, ape-biker-gang chopper ride into […]

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