Monthly Archives: January 2014

Fables #137 Review

        This article was originally published at DC Comics News on January 31, 2014. Fables #137 represents an increase in momentum for the series as the long-running story Camelot and the series draw ever closer to their conclusions. Decisions are … Continue reading

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Tunisia and Comics Deserve Better Than Hacktivist #1

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on January 25, 2014. Actress Alyssa Milano (Who’s The Boss?, Charmed) has created a comic book. Hacktivist stems from an idea Milano had concerning the power of social networking upon the Arab Spring. Rather … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Number One

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on January 17, 2014. Marvel Comics has published 31 first issues of ongoing series under their Marvel Now! initiative since 2012. Before the end of March they will have added 25 … Continue reading

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Astro City #8 Review

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on January 16, 2014. Kurt Busiek has never attempted to hide the heroes which inspire the cast of Astro City. The Furst Family is the Fantastic Four (a family of adventurers whose … Continue reading

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Marc Tyler Nobleman Campaigns to Honor Batman Creator, Bill Finger

  This article was originally published at DC Comics News on January 14th, 2014.   Marc Tyler Nobelman, the author of Bill The Boy Wonder, has started a campaign to honor Bill Finger, the creator of Batman, with a Google Doodle … Continue reading

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12th Level Intellect: Sandman: Taking Flight

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on January 13, 2014. Neil Gaiman’s return to comics with Sandman: Overture has renewed interest in his original comic masterpiece, Sandman. While waiting for the debut of Overture #2 (which continues to get delayed), it’s worth … Continue reading

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Being a Superhero is Amazing

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on January 10, 2014. Less than one year after it began on January 23rd, 2013 the second volume of Young Avengers has concluded. It was one of the best comics of … Continue reading

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Brother Lono #7 Review

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on January 9, 2014. The penultimate issue of Brother Lono shows signs of improvement as actions begin to have permanent consequences. Unfortunately, it’s still hampered by the lack of propulsion and characterization throughout … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on January 4, 2014. Ten Grand is the debut title of J. Michael Straczynski’s Joe’s Comics imprint at Image Comics. It is also the best title being published under the brand, combining … Continue reading

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Fables #136 Review

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on January 1, 2014. The newest issue of Fables is filled with many great character moments, including both the series’ notable sense of humor, as well as darker inclinations. It also does a … Continue reading

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