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REVIEW – Trashed, by Derf Backderf

Pitched as an “ode to the crap job of all crap jobs,” Trashed, a new graphic novel by powerhouse (and slightly twisted) creator Derf Backderf hits the stands this week. Part traditional narrative, part documentary overview, Trashed offers standout art, engaging characters, and a surprisingly poignant commentary on our throwaway culture. Here’s the official world […]

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Millennium #4 Review

Reunited with his daughter, Frank Black must decide whether to continue his private war against the Millennium Group or embrace his last chance to be a father. The official description from IDW: Frank Black thought the Millennium Group was defeated years ago but the organization has resurfaced, with his daughter in its crosshairs! Writer Joe […]

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Rat Queens #10 Review

The epic final battle is finally here! Except it’s pretty quick. And not too epic. But that’s okay. Really. The official description from Image: Palisade is shattered and recovering from the grand battle against the Spawn of N’Rygoth while the Rat Queens try to pick up the pieces of their fractured bond. Hey, we never […]

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Millennium #3 Review

The Millennium group is back! And trying their damndest to capsize the sinking boat that is Frank Black’s mental health. And with issue #3 of Millennium, they come pretty damn close. The official description from IDW: Fifteen years ago, the end of the world—the anticipated “Millennium Event”—was avoided thanks to the efforts of Frank Black […]

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X-Files Season 10 #22 Review

Mulder has been kidnapped. And issue #22 brings back an old fan favorite to help kick-off the Season 10 finale. The official description from IDW: The “Syndicate” that long bedeviled Agents Mulder and Scully has returned with old faces and a new leader. For what new secrets will they fight and kill? And what will […]

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Millennium #2 Review

Millennium #2 hits the stands this week offering a delightful reprise (and development) of the series’ most compelling story arc. And yes, Mulder is still guest starting…. The official description from IDW: Fifteen years ago, the end of the world—the anticipated “Millennium Event”—was avoided thanks to the efforts of Frank Black and FBI agents Fox […]

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Stray Bullets: Sunshine and Roses #2 Review

If Stray Bullets were a cocktail, then Sunshine & Roses proves once again that the two ingredients David Lapham mixes best are love and violence. And with issue #2, Lapham is determined to make his mixture extra strong. The official description from from Image: The day Rose saw Beth and Orson together something broke inside […]

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Rat Queens #9 Review

Rat Queens latest installment of “The Far Reaching Tentacles of N’rygoth” hits the stands this month with issue #9. And once again, Rat Queens rocks. The official description from Image: Life in Palisade is a goblet of toasty sweet mulled wine. But this issue is the skull-pounding headache the next morning when all you’re left […]

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MISTER X: RAZED #1 Review

Mister X is back! And true to the quirky nature of his strange universe, he’s staring in special holiday issue (um, even though it’s February). The official description from Dark Horse: The return of Mister X! Visionary creator Dean Motter returns with a new masterpiece of retrofuturism! Radiant City is a metropolis as mysterious as […]

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ORPHAN BLACK #1 Review

Fan favorite Orphan Black has is attempting to make the leap from the screen to page this week with the launch of issue #1. Too bad they didn’t give readers something new to chew on. The official description from IDW: Sarah’s life was changed dramatically after witnessing the suicide of a woman who looked just […]

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Rumble #3 Review

After oodles of suspense, Patient readers finally get rewarded with Rathraq’s origin story. And Rumble just keeps getting better. The official description from Image: It’s literally a whole new world of head-lopping action in this issue as things really start to open up—and all the broken pieces come together. Finally, we’re bringing you the origin […]

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THE EMPTY #1 Review

It’s rare that Dystopian and Utopian fiction would coexist in the same story, but that’s what The Empty is all about. And while this pairing is thematically awesome, the story struggles to find it’s grove in issue #1. The official description from Image: Tanoor lives in an empty apocalyptic world of poison and decay. Her […]

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X-Files Season 10 #20 Review

After a series of heavier issues X-Files Season 10 took a turn for the goofy with this newest two-part arc. Even if you weren’t in the mood for it. Here’s the official word from IDW A government plot leads Mulder to ponder his early days as a cadet at Quantico, including his relationship with Diana […]

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Twilight Zone: Shadows and Substance #1 Review

The Twilight Zone universe expands a little more this month with the introduction of Twilight Zone #1: Shadow and Substance.  But so far, Dynamite’s newest venture feels a little wooden. The official description from Dynamite: A successful but deeply troubled writer returns to his home town for a book signing, to find that he’s stepped […]

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MILLENNIUM #1 Review

Continuing with its relaunch of ’90s shows, IDW tackles Millennium this week, the spin-off that captured the attention of some (but not all) X-Fans. The official description from IDW: Fifteen years ago, the end of the world—the anticipated “Millennium Event”—was avoided thanks to the efforts of Frank Black and FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana […]

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The Twilight Zone #11 Review

With time travel at his disposal, Detective Chambers has the power to pick a sacrificial lamb who can die in the place of the war vet he’s been hired to protect. The only problem? Chambers actually has a conscious. the official description from Dynamite: At the end of his career and at the bottom of […]

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Ghost Fleet #3 Review

A Casey Jones look-alike has hijacked one of Ghost Fleet’s payloads. And slowly, we’re starting to figure out what the hell this new series from Dark Horse is all about. The official description from Dark Horse: For the first time in its history, the Ghost Fleet has lost a shipment . . . in an […]

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Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #6 Review

Issue #6 of Usagi Yojimbo: Senso marks the end of Stan Sakai’s flash-forward tale of Martians invading feudal Japan. And while issue #6 delivers awesome art and compelling moments, it also leaves readers with decidedly mixed feelings. The official description from Dark Horse: If you saw the last page of the previous issue (and if […]

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