Marykate Jasper

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REVIEW: Sebela & Wilson Bring the Heat in "Heartthrob" #1

Mon, April 18th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"As confident as it is intimate," Christopher Sebela and Robert Wilson IV's "Heartthrob" #1 "marries a straightforward arc to thorny emotions."

REVIEW: Bennett & Jacinto Make "Angela: Queen of Hel" #6 Infectiously Enjoyable

Mon, March 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Marguerite Bennett and Kim Jacinto's "Angela: Queen of Hel" #6 has a "ruthlessly efficient plot and well-earned character moments."

REVIEW: Allor & Lewis Make "G.I. JOE Deviations" #1 Super Fun & Unapologetically Silly

Fri, March 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Paul Allor and Corey Lewis' "G.I. Joe Deviations" "is a goofy, thoroughly enjoyable look at what might happen if Cobra Commander got what he wanted."

REVIEW: "Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill Alpha" #1 is an Entertaining Read

Wed, March 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Nick Spencer and Jesus Saiz cram in a lot of information in an entertaining issue" in "Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill Alpha" #1.

REVIEW: Houser, Portela & Sauvage Offer Irresistibly Strong Character Work in "Faith" #2

Mon, February 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Jody Houser, Francis Portela and Marguerite Sauvage manage to make an otherwise cliché secret identity situation feel fresh and alive" in "Faith" #2.

REVIEW: Humphries & Boyle's "Jonesy" #1 is the Awesome Anti-Valentine You've Been Waiting For

Mon, February 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Sam Humphries and Caitlin Rose Boyle's "Jonesy" #1 is a "funny, feisty issue" with "more heart than plenty of pro-Valentine fare."

REVIEW: "Jem and the Holograms: Valentine's Day Special" is a Sweet Holiday Treat

Fri, February 12th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Funny and frolicsome, Kelly Thompson and Jen Bartel's 'Jem and the Holograms' special costs less than a box of chocolates and is way sweeter."

REVIEW: King & Bagenda Build a Huge Emotional Payoff in "The Omega Men" #8

Mon, February 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"More than any other superhero book, Tom King and Barnaby Bagenda's 'The Omega Men' #8 makes the reader feel large-scale injustice and tragedy."

REVIEW: Spurrier & Kelly Let Slip a Bold New World in "Cry Havoc" #1

Mon, January 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Simon Spurrier and Ryan Kelly's "Cry Havoc" #1 features "a brilliant coloring scheme, vigorous art and memorable, layered characters."

REVIEW: Slott & Allred Fill "Silver Surfer" #1 with Joy & Creativity

Wed, January 20th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"The second volume of Dan Slott and Mike Allred's 'Silver Surfer' looks to be just as colorful, creative and warm-hearted as the first."

REVIEW: DeConnick & Soma's "Bitch Planet" #6 is a Smart, Moving Issue

Mon, January 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Taki Soma's "Bitch Planet" #6 "is another excellent installment in an awesomely angry series."

REVIEW: Gillen & Yu Tell a Funny, Interesting Tale in "Darth Vader Annual" #1

Fri, December 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Kieron Gillen and Leinil Yu's "Darth Vader Annual" #1 "features a hearty dose of both politicking and action -- the perfect 'Star Wars' combination."

REVIEW: Hickman & Ribic Construct a Jam-Packed Crescendo in "Secret Wars" #8

Fri, December 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic's "Secret Wars" #8 will "re-energize readers for issue #9."

REVIEW: Vaughan & Chiang's "Paper Girls" #3 is Sinfully Stylish

Mon, December 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang's "Paper Girls" #3 "takes a whole heap of hackneyed concepts and makes them feel fresh and vital again."

REVIEW: Aaron & Dauterman Kick "The Mighty Thor" #1 Off to an Excellent Start

Tue, November 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson "will make you fall in love with the Nine Realms all over again" in "The Mighty Thor" #1.

REVIEW: Busiek & Dewey's "The Autumnlands" #7 Has Plenty of Bite

Mon, November 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Kurt Busiek and Benjamin Dewey's "The Autumnlands" #7 "looks and sounds unlike almost anything else on the shelves."

"The Magicians" Cast, Crew Summon "Grounded" Magic for the Syfy Series

Fri, November 13th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

The cast and crew promise their adaptation will please fans of Lev Grossman's novels, from the storylines to how they create magic with their hands.

REVIEW: Liu & Takeda Deliver an Expansive, Breathtaking World in "Monstress" #1

Fri, November 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's "Monstress" #1 contains "an impressive range of female representation, truly unique aesthetic and promising conflict."

REVIEW: Stewart, Fletcher & Tarr's "Batgirl" #45 is an Adorable Diversion

Wed, October 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr's "Batgirl" #45 "is another satisfying installment in this series."

REVIEW: Tynion & Donovan's "Cognetic" #1 is Off to an Intriguing Start

Mon, October 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"The combination of big ideas and well-drawn characters makes for a great read on many levels" in James Tynion IV and Eryk Donovan's "Cognetic" #1.

Joyride #1

Fri, April 22nd, 2016 | Category: Review

Uma and Dewydd escape Earth to see the stars in Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly and Marcus To's "Joyride" #1.

A-Force #4

Mon, April 18th, 2016 | Category: Review

A-Force battles Antimatter on the moon in Kelly Thompson, G. Willow Wilson and Jorge Molina's "A-Force" #4.

Heartthrob #1

Mon, April 18th, 2016 | Category: Review

Callie gets a new heart, a new attitude and a new ghost boyfriend in Christopher Sebela and Robert Wilson IV's "Heartthrob" #1.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #2

Mon, April 11th, 2016 | Category: Review

Tommy and the team fight Scorpina in Kyle Higgins, Steve Orlando, Hendry Prasetya and Corin Howell's "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" #2.

Empress #1

Wed, April 6th, 2016 | Category: Review

Emporia flees Earth to escape her dictator husband in Mark Millar and Stuart Immonen's "Empress" #1.

Jughead #5

Mon, April 4th, 2016 | Category: Review

The gang investigates Principal Stanger's past in Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson's "Jughead" #5.

Captain America: Sam Wilson #7

Fri, April 1st, 2016 | Category: Review

Sam, Steve, Maria and Bucky try to survive Pleasant Hill in Nick Spencer and Daniel Acuna's "Captain America: Sam Wilson" #7.

Angela: Queen of Hel #6

Mon, March 28th, 2016 | Category: Review

Angela, Sera and Leah move to Brooklyn in Marguerite Bennett and Kim Jacinto's "Angela: Queen of Hel" #6.

G.I. JOE Deviations #1

Fri, March 25th, 2016 | Category: Review

Cobra Commander doesn't enjoy world domination in Paul Allor and Corey Lewis' "G.I. JOE Deviations."

Scarlet Witch #4

Mon, March 21st, 2016 | Category: Review

Wanda confronts the Emerald Warlock on the witches' road in James Robinson and Chris Visions' "Scarlet Witch" #4.

Turncoat #1

Mon, March 21st, 2016 | Category: Review

Marta Gonzalez gets pulled into a secretive, dangerous case in Alex Paknadel and Artyom Trakhanov's "Turncoat" #1.

The Vision #5

Mon, March 14th, 2016 | Category: Review

Legal consequences catch up with the Visions in Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta's "The Vision" #5.

Vampirella #1

Mon, March 7th, 2016 | Category: Review

Trouble awaits Vampirella when she arrives in L.A. in Kate Leth and Eman Casallos' "Vampirella" #1.

Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill Alpha #1

Wed, March 2nd, 2016 | Category: Review

Maria Hill holds a secret about the cosmic cube fragments in Nick Spencer and Jesus Saiz's "Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill Alpha" #1.

Faith #2

Mon, February 29th, 2016 | Category: Review

In Jody Houser, Francis Portela and Marguerite Sauvage's "Faith" #2, the hunt for psiots escalates and Faith confronts Torque.

Tomb Raider #1

Mon, February 22nd, 2016 | Category: Review

Lara encounters intrigue and murder at an archaeology conference in Mariko Tamaki and Phillip Sevy's "Tomb Raider" #1.

Jonesy #1

Mon, February 15th, 2016 | Category: Review

Jonesy puts her secret powers to use on Valentine's Day in Sam Humphries and Caitlin Rose Boyle's "Jonesy" #1.

Jem and the Holograms: Valentine's Day Special #1

Fri, February 12th, 2016 | Category: Review

The Holograms and the Misfits get hit with a love potion in Kelly Thompson and Jen Bartel's "Jem and the Holograms: Valentine's Day Special" #1.

Klaus #3

Mon, February 8th, 2016 | Category: Review

In Grant Morrison and Dan Mora's "Klaus" #3, Klaus confronts the Baron in dramatic fashion.

Dejah Thoris #1

Fri, February 5th, 2016 | Category: Review

Dejah Thoris loses her throne and her identity in Frank J. Barbiere and Francesco Manna's "Dejah Thoris" #1.

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