Marykate Jasper

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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.

REVIEW: Hickman & Ribic Continue to Impress in "Secret Wars" #6

Mon, October 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic's "Secret Wars" #6 is "an impressively structured event that still manages to hold onto its many, many threads."

REVIEW: "Jem and the Holograms Outrageous Annual" #1 is as Smart as It is Joyful

Mon, October 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Clever and cute, 'Jem and the Holograms Outrageous Annual' #1 is a fine intermission between arcs."

REVIEW: Loeb & Sale's "Captain America: White" #2 is Intricately Crafted

Fri, October 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale's "Captain America: White" "sticks to its strengths in issue #2.. an excellent read."

REVIEW: Ellis & Shalvey's "Injection" Crescendos in Issue #5

Fri, September 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"The big ideas, multiple plotlines and accumulating mysteries get knitted together and opened up" in Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey's "Injection" #5.

REVIEW: Ewing & Garbett Offer an Ideal Conclusion in "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #17

Mon, August 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Al Ewing and Lee Garbett's "Loki: Agent of Asgard" "comes to its immensely satisfying, just-clever-enough conclusion in issue #17."

REVIEW: Waid & Staples Make "Archie" #2 Relentlessly Entertaining

Fri, August 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid and Fiona Staples' "Archie" #2 "pulls the reader into its close-knit world with clear, comic dialogue and readable, relatable art."

ADV. REVIEW: Scott & Matthews' "Toil and Trouble" #1 is "Fantasy Done Big & Beautiful"

Mon, August 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Mairghread Scott, Kelly and Nichole Matthews' "Toil and Trouble" #1 is "a true pleasure to look at," "an exciting new story" and "always lovely."

REVIEW: "The Wicked + the Divine" #13 is "One of the Most Powerful One-Shots This Year"

Fri, August 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kieron Gillen and Tula Lotay "handle 'The Wicked + The Divine' #13's weighty subject matter with dignity and power."

ADV. REVIEW: Panetta & Ganucheau Make "Zodiac Starforce" #1 Bubbly & Charming

Wed, August 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kevin Panetta and Paulina Ganucheau's "Zodiac Starforce" #1 "doesn't so much embrace its premise as give it a wholehearted hug."

REVIEW: Aaron & Del Mundo's "Weirdworld" #2 is Snappily Paced, Outrageously Drawn

Fri, July 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron and Mike Del Mundo's "Weirdworld" #2 "offers all the fun of Marvel's more forgettable titles with the luscious artwork of its most serious."

REVIEW: Stevenson & Greene's "Runaways" #1 is "a Welcome New Corner of Battleworld"

Tue, June 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Noelle Stevenson and Sanford Greene's swing at 'Runaways' is different from its predecessors, but the new team and setting offer a lot to like."

Cry Havoc #1

Mon, January 25th, 2016 | Category: Review

After being bitten by a werewolf, Lou transitions from musician to mercenary in Simon Spurrier and Ryan Kelly's "Cry Havoc" #1.

Silver Surfer #1

Wed, January 20th, 2016 | Category: Review

Norrin and Dawn return to Earth in Dan Slott and Michael Allred's "Silver Surfer" #1.

Red Sonja #1

Mon, January 18th, 2016 | Category: Review

With a new king in Hyrkania, Red Sonja reconsiders her career in Marguerite Bennett and Aneke's "Red Sonja" #1.

Green Lantern Corps: Edge of Oblivion #1

Fri, January 15th, 2016 | Category: Review

The Last City looks like a sanctuary, but danger lurks for the Corps in "Green Lantern Corps: Edge of Oblivion" #1.

Bitch Planet #6

Mon, January 11th, 2016 | Category: Review

In Kelly Sue DeConnick and Taki Soma's "Bitch Planet" #6, flashbacks reveal how Meiko Maki ended up in the A.C.O.

Darth Vader Annual #1

Fri, December 18th, 2015 | Category: Review

Vader visits Shu-torun with a threatening reminder in Kieron Gillen and Leinil Yu's "Darth Vader Annual" #1.

InSeXts #1

Mon, December 14th, 2015 | Category: Review

With the help of her lover, Lady Bertram schemes a supernatural escape from her marriage in Marguerite Bennett and Ariela Kristantina's "InSeXts" #1.

Secret Wars #8

Fri, December 11th, 2015 | Category: Review

Castle Doom is under attack in Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic's "Secret Wars" #8.

Paper Girls #3

Mon, December 7th, 2015 | Category: Review

The girls find out more about their enemies in Brian K. Vaughan and cliff Chiang's "Paper Girls" #3.

All-New Inhumans #1

Fri, December 4th, 2015 | Category: Review

Crystal, Gorgon and the NuHumans are on a diplomatic mission to Australia in Charles Soule, James Asmus, Stefano Caselli and Nico Leon's "All-New Inhumans" #1.

Superman: Lois and Clark #2

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Review

Intergang retaliates against Lois in Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks' "Superman: Lois and Clark" #2.

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #2

Fri, November 27th, 2015 | Category: Review

Squirrel Girl and Tippy-Toe are sent back to the 1960s in Ryan North and Erica Henderson's "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" #2.

The Mighty Thor #1

Tue, November 17th, 2015 | Category: Review

Jane faces down cancer and war between the realms in Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman's "The Mighty Thor" #1.

The Autumnlands #7

Mon, November 16th, 2015 | Category: Review

Dusty and the Great Champion are stranded in the wilderness in "The Autumnlands" #7.

Slash & Burn #1

Fri, November 13th, 2015 | Category: Review

Meet Rosheen, firefighter by trade, pyromaniac by proclivity, in "Slash & Burn" #1.

Hercules #1

Mon, November 9th, 2015 | Category: Review

Hercules fits one more monster into his schedule in Dan Abnett and Luke Ross' "Hercules" #1.

Monstress #1

Fri, November 6th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's "Monstress" #1, Maika looks for answers -- or is it revenge? -- to control the monster she's linked to.

Art Ops #1

Mon, November 2nd, 2015 | Category: Review

Reggie gets caught in the crossfire when famous art comes to life in Shaun Simon and Michael Allred's "Art Ops" #1.

Batgirl #45

Wed, October 28th, 2015 | Category: Review

Wedding bells are ringing in Burnside in Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr's "Batgirl" #35.

Cognetic #1

Mon, October 26th, 2015 | Category: Review

Something is controlling hundreds of people, and Annie may be the only one who can stop it in James Tynion IV and Eryk Donovan's "Cognetic" #1.

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