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REVIEW: Kelly & McGuinness Establish a Fun Dynamic in

REVIEW: Kelly & McGuinness Establish a Fun Dynamic in "Spider-Man/Deadpool" #1

Tue, January 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness' "Spider-Man/Deadpool" #1 is "funny, action-packed and... accessible."

REVIEW: Rucka & Lark's

REVIEW: Rucka & Lark's "Lazarus" #21 Has a Satisfying, Emotional Payoff

Mon, January 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Greg Rucka and Michael Lark save their biggest plot twist in 'Lazarus' #21 for the last scene, and it's a game changer."

REVIEW: Johns & Fabok Continue to Impress in

REVIEW: Johns & Fabok Continue to Impress in "Justice League" #47

Mon, January 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Geoff Johns finds a way to get in a few more character-focused moments, and Jason Fabok shows off his playful side" in "Justice League" #47.

REVIEW: Thompson & Howell's Touching

REVIEW: Thompson & Howell's Touching "Jem and the Holograms" #10

Thu, December 31st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Kelly Thompson and Corin Howell's "Jem and the Holograms" #10 "is another victory for a series far more enjoyable than one might have ever thought."

REVIEW: King, Bagenda & Guara's

REVIEW: King, Bagenda & Guara's "The Omega Men" #7 is Instantly Appealing

Thu, December 31st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda and Ig Guara's "The Omega Men" #7 "blows its competition out of the water."

REVIEW: Layman & Guillory Make

REVIEW: Layman & Guillory Make "Chew" Richer Than Ever Before in Issue #53

Mon, December 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

John Layman and Rob Guillory's "Chew" #53 "maintains its happy zaniness and manic energy throughout."

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REVIEW: "Astonishing Ant-Man" #3 is a Ridiculous Amount of Fun

Mon, December 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Nick Spencer and Ramon Rosanas' "The Astonishing Ant-Man" #3 "is another strong issue in a fun series."

REVIEW: Soule & Garney's

REVIEW: Soule & Garney's "Daredevil" #2 Stands Out

Mon, December 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Charles Soule and Ron Garney's "Daredevil" #2 "is an issue fans will appreciate more and more with every read."

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REVIEW: "Patsy Walker, AKA Hellcat" Puts Brooklyn on the Marvel U Map

Wed, December 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Kate Leth and Brittney L. Williams deliver a fun, fresh take on an undervalued classic that will appeal to newcomers and fans of "Jessica Jones."

REVIEW: Miller, Azzarello & Kubert Make

REVIEW: Miller, Azzarello & Kubert Make "Dark Knight III" #2 Surprisingly Fun

Wed, December 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello and Andy Kubert's "Dark Knight III: The Master Race" #2 "moves in an intriguing and entertaining fashion."

ADV. REVIEW: Simone & Calafiore Establish

ADV. REVIEW: Simone & Calafiore Establish "Surviving Megalopolis" #1 as Strong, Compelling

Mon, December 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore sell the superheroes-gone-bad motif to both new readers and those anxious for a sequel" in "Surviving Megalopolis" #1.

REVIEW: Morrison & Mora Make

REVIEW: Morrison & Mora Make "Klaus" #2 a Read for All Seasons

Mon, December 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Grant Morrison and Dan Mora keep the suspense taut throughout 'Klaus' #2 with expert pacing."

REVIEW: Wilson & Miyazawa's

REVIEW: Wilson & Miyazawa's "Ms. Marvel" #2 is Stronger Than Ever

Mon, December 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"As soon as you finish reading G. Willow Wilson and Takeshi Miyazawa's 'Ms. Marvel' #2, you'll want to start it again."

REVIEW: Johns & Manapul Raise the Stakes in

REVIEW: Johns & Manapul Raise the Stakes in "Justice League" #46

Mon, December 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Geoff Johns and Francis Manapul's "Justice League" #46 "is like holding 22 pages of legal fireworks in your hands."

REVIEW: Stewart, Fletcher & Tarr's

REVIEW: Stewart, Fletcher & Tarr's "Batgirl" #46 Brings On the Fun

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

"Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr infuse some realistic elements alongside those a bit more in superhero tradition" in "Batgirl" #46.

REVIEW: Gillen & Yu Tell a Funny, Interesting Tale in

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: Landis & Edwards Make

REVIEW: Landis & Edwards Make "Superman: American Alien" #2 a Marvelous Success

Thu, December 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Max Landis and Tommy Lee Edwards' "Superman: American Alien" #2 "will make readers wish that every Superman comic was this good."

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REVIEW: "Weirdworld" #1 is a Fast-Paced Roller Coaster of Strangeness

Tue, December 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Sam Humphries and Mike Del Mundo know exactly what they need to do to keep readers engaged, and they do an amazing job of it" in "Weirdworld" #1.

REVIEW: Liu & Takeda Make

REVIEW: Liu & Takeda Make "Monstress" #2 a Clever, Dark Commentary

Mon, December 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's "Monstress" #2 "rewards [readers] with its luxuriant detail and ambitious breadth."

REVIEW: Hernandez & Cooke Continue to Surprise in

REVIEW: Hernandez & Cooke Continue to Surprise in "The Twilight Children" #3

Mon, December 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"The mixture of character conflicts and supernatural threats is utterly engrossing" in Gilbert Hernandez and Darwyn Cooke's "The Twilight Children" #3.

REVIEW: Slott & Camuncoli's

REVIEW: Slott & Camuncoli's "Amazing Spider-Man" #4 Keeps Going Strong

Mon, December 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Dan Slott and Guiseppe Camuncoli's "Amazing Spider-Man" #4 "is another great installment in a fun series."

REVIEW: Vaughan & Skroce Bring

REVIEW: Vaughan & Skroce Bring "We Stand On Guard" #6 to a Fitting Conclusion

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

Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skroce's "We Stand On Guard" #6 "has its share of surprises and keeps readers thinking even after it's all over."

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REVIEW: "Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" #1 is Fun as Hell

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

James Tynion IV and Freddie Willaims II's "Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" #1 will "make you laugh while pumping your fist."

REVIEW: Hickman & Ribic Construct a Jam-Packed Crescendo in

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: Gillen & Unzueta Go Covert for

REVIEW: Gillen & Unzueta Go Covert for "Star Wars Annual" #1

Thu, December 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Kieron Gillen and Angel Unzueta's "Star Wars Annual" #1 is "a nice departure from the main series."

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REVIEW: "Gwenpool Special" #1 Makes Christmastime More Enjoyable for Marvel Fans

Wed, December 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Charles Soule, Langdon Foss and more "frame a series of funny and feel-good holiday features" in "Gwenpool Special" #1.

REVIEW: Snyder & Capullo Will Leave Readers Cheering in

REVIEW: Snyder & Capullo Will Leave Readers Cheering in "Batman" #47

Wed, December 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

In "Batman" #47, "Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and Danny Miki throw the 'Superheavy' storyline into high gear."

REVIEW: Vaughan & Chiang's

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: King & Walta Make

REVIEW: King & Walta Make "The Vision" #2 a Tale of Suspense

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

"Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta's 'The Vision' #2 continues to be the big surprise in Marvel's All-New, All-Different relaunch."

REVIEW: Cloonan, Fletcher & Kerschl's

REVIEW: Cloonan, Fletcher & Kerschl's "Gotham Academy" #12 Hits the Mark

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

Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl's "Gotham Academy" #12 is "smart and... goes in new places while engaging new characters."

5-STAR REVIEW: Aaron & Bachalo Make

5-STAR REVIEW: Aaron & Bachalo Make "Doctor Strange" #3 Spectacular

Fri, December 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo's "Doctor Strange" #3 "is a wonderful reminder of how awesome comic books can be."

5-STAR REVIEW: King & Gerads' Breathtaking

5-STAR REVIEW: King & Gerads' Breathtaking "Sheriff of Babylon" #1 is a Tour de Force

Thu, December 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Tom King and Mitch Gerads immerse you so fully you'll yearn to escape, even as you're desperate for more" in "Sheriff of Babylon" #1.

REVIEW: Thompson & Bradshaw's

REVIEW: Thompson & Bradshaw's "Spidey" #1 Makes a Classic Story Feel New

Thu, December 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Robbie Thompson and Nick Bradshaw's "friendly, accessible and done-in-one 'Spidey' #1 is jammed with fights, friends and frenemies."

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REVIEW: "Robin War" #1 Lives Up to Its Potential & Beyond

Thu, December 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Hopefully, the rest of the storyline can keep up with the high standards set by" Tom King, Jorge Corona, Rob Haynes and more's "Robin War" #1.

REVIEW: Soule & Garney Bring a Sense of Comfortable Familiarity to

REVIEW: Soule & Garney Bring a Sense of Comfortable Familiarity to "Daredevil" #1

Tue, December 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Charles Soule and Ron Garney's "Daredevil" #1 is "a return to basics of sorts, albeit with a couple of twists that keep it from seeming derivative."

REVIEW: Edmondson & Talajic Make

REVIEW: Edmondson & Talajic Make "Red Wolf" #1 Well Worth Your Time

Tue, December 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Nathan Edmondson and Dalibor Talajic's "Red Wolf" #1 is "a great start for a book about a Native American who has agency over his own story."

5-STAR REVIEW: Pak & Cho's

5-STAR REVIEW: Pak & Cho's "The Totally Awesome Hulk" #1 is Almost Flawless

Tue, December 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Greg Pak, Frank Cho and Sonia Oback create a new direction for the character, full of fun, hope and action" in "The Totally Awesome Hulk" #1.

REVIEW: Rucka & Scott Make

REVIEW: Rucka & Scott Make "Black Magick" #2 Suspenseful & Compelling

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"If the rest of the opening arc is just as strong, Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott's 'Black Magick' will easily be one of the best new titles of 2015."

REVIEW: Layman & Guillory Build Suspense in

REVIEW: Layman & Guillory Build Suspense in "Chew" #52

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Even after the big boss battle, there's no dip in quality from this remarkably reliable creative team" in John Layman and Rob Guillory's "Chew" #52.

REVIEW: Vaughan & Staples'

REVIEW: Vaughan & Staples' "Saga" #31 Ratchets Up the Drama

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' "Saga" #31 "delivers a deftly balanced story that has yet to dip below the standards of even 'pretty good.'"

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