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Reviews: all-ages adventure with Stoat #1

August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Stoat #1, Ciarán Marcantonio, Jason Browne, Phil Roe Buttonpress Publications All-ages comics aren’t necessarily all sweetness and light, some, like Stoat, come with quite a dark tone. Buttonpress publications are back with a new hero,...

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Invincible Iron-Man #1 and #2 Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez, Justin Ponsor Marvel Comics Sooo….is Robert Downey Jr now officially canon in the comicsverse? Because in quite a few ways, Brian Bendis’ writing of these...

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Thimble #1, Jason Browne and Sarah Roe Buttonpress Publications This is a fun comic! I love Buttonpress and their all ages stories- they’re fun stories aimed at a younger audience and steeped in nice twists...

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Reviews: E if for Extinction #1

July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

E is for Extinction #1, Chris Burnham, Ramon Villalobos, Ian Herring Marvel (E is for Extinction #1, cover artwork by Ian Bertram, (c) Marvel Comics) Let me get this out of the way first –...

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The Manhattan Projects Volume 5: the Cold War. Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Jordie Bellaire Image Comics There are certain stories that work better collected in a trade edition – the writer tells episodic pieces in...

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Cannon, Wally Wood Fantagraphics books This is a visually stunning book; mostly black and white, with only a few colour pages, this book presents the work Wood did in the 1970s contributing to the quarterly...

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Nikolai Dante Volume 1: The Romanov Dynasty Robbie Morrison, Simon Fraser, Charlie Adlard, Chris Weston and Henry Flint Rebellion I love a lesser-known find! You know, you have those moments where you’re going through a...

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Reviews: hungry for Seconds?

August 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Seconds Bryan Lee O’Malley, with Nathan Fairbairn SelfMadeHero This book is beautiful. I usually try to start these review off more measured, maybe talk about the dialogue and a little back story but for this...

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Rocket Raccoon #1 Skottie Young, Jean-Francois Beaulieu Marvel Comics I’ve been saying this for a while and a quick look around the internet will back me up but in the Marvel Universe space and the...

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Silver Surfer #1 and #2 Dan Slott, Mike Allred, Laura Allred Marvel Comics Comics seem to go through waves with the Big Two, where there will either be a lot more grounded, street-level stories (Heroes...

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