Comic Books

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    Characters Who Need Their Own Comics

    Characters Who Need Their Own Comics   Alexandra Wilson   Comic books are simultaneously a niche and mainstream product. You know you’ll find stories about your favorite mainstream characters, like Batman or Spider-Man, but you also know you can find stories about characters you’re going to love even though...
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    Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #4

      I’m honestly at a loss for words for where to start with Victor LaValle’s Destroyer. I really, really liked the book, don’t get me wrong. But man, is it an insane story. A spiritual sequel to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Destroyer is a modern horror story with the endless...
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    Sisters of Sorrow #2 Review

      Last month, Sisters of Sorrow #1 caught me off guard with its narrative. The story of a close knit group of friends in a women’s shelter, Sisters of Sorrow is a story of revenge and vigilantism, showing the titular sisters deciding to kill a crooked cop who had...
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    Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #18 Review

      Boom! continues its runaway success with the Power Rangers line this month as Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers starts up its third major storyline. While Go Go Power Rangers focuses on the team at the very beginning, the team here has fought past their on-going doubts of the newly...
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    The Geeked Gods Podcast-Controversial Comic Book Moments

      Controversial Comic Book Moments On this Episode of the Geeked Gods Podcast We Look at our Favorite or Not Favorite Controversial Comic Book Moments With Ashish Thomas, Glen Wolfe, Bob and James O’Donnell Recorded at Platinum Wolfe Studios Parental Advisory, Listener Discretion is advised After Hydra Cap storyline...
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    Spider-Man II Issue 1 Review

    It’s been a long five years since the surprise mini-series Spider-Men dropped. That five-issue mini, also written by Brian Michael Bendis (New Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man) and Sara Pichelli (Runaways, Ultimate Comics All-New Spider-Man) was a milestone occasion. For the first time ever, the Marvel and Ultimate universes collided as Miles...
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    Preacher Season 2 is Off to a Running Start

    The premier of Preacher’s second season is tasteless. It’s senselessly violent. It crosses the line of sacrilege so many times that Judas might feel uncomfortable. There are conversations of rubbing crushed foreskins into your face, as they are obviously an ingredient in many makeup products, and even boasts the first instance of a character...
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    Alters Vol 1-A Special Look

    Alters is a new comic from veteran comics writer Paul Jenkins and newcomer artist Leila Leiz. I read the trade paperback, collecting the first five issues, with almost no preconceived notions. The book ended up surprising me in many ways. It takes major creative risks, and its talented creative...
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    Comic Characters Who Died and Stayed Dead

    Comic Characters Who Died and Stayed Dead by Jake Hill They used to say that nobody stays dead in comic books, except for Uncle Ben, Jason Todd, and Bucky Barnes. Today, two out of three of those deaths have been reversed. It seems in comic books, especially superhero comics,...