Monthly Archives: February 2014

Brother Lono #8 Review

This article was originally posted at Infinite Comix on February 28, 2014. There are plenty of things to like in Brother Lono #8. The action works very well and the drug lord’s home serves as a great set piece for … Continue reading

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Reading Art

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on February 21, 2014. There has been an ongoing conversation amongst some prominent comics creators and critics about the diminishing role of artists in the comics industry. Sean Murphy, one of … Continue reading

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Fables #138 Review

  This article was originally published at Comix Infinite on February 20, 2014. Fables #138 steps back from its long-form narrative to deliver a self-contained issue. It functions very well, providing an easily digestible tale that also builds to the … Continue reading

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She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on February 13, 2014. She-Hulk #1 was published Wednesday and instantly stood out as the week’s top release. It featured the very best elements that Marvel has to offer: dynamic artwork, a concise … Continue reading

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Astro City #9 Review

This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on February 14, 2014. Astro City #9 serves to refocus the series on its real strength: human stories. Stepping back from clichés, Kurt Busiek chooses to focus the majority of the issue on … Continue reading

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Batman #28 Review

This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on February 12, 2014. Batman #28 would have been better served by the title Bluebird #1. The star of this spoiler-filled issue is not Batman, but his soon-to-be sidekick, Harper Row. She drives the … Continue reading

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Forever Evil #5 Review

This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on February 11, 2014. Forever Evil #5 is a comic that features a lot of action without very much actually occurring. That wouldn’t be such a problem (action sequences can be a lot … Continue reading

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Green Arrow #28 Review

  This article was originally published at DC Comics News on February 6, 2014. Jeff Lemire has received a great deal of praise for his improvements to the newest volume of Green Arrow. Green Arrow #28 shows why some of those compliments may … Continue reading

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Jack Kirby: Twenty Years Gone

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on February 6, 2014. Twenty years ago today, Jack Kirby died. If he were alive now, he would be 96. When he passed away, he had proven to be one of … Continue reading

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Forever Evil #5 Review

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on February 6, 2014. The biggest event in the New 52 thus far marches on as Forever Evil moves into its second half. Unfortunately, very little actually occurs in the fifth issue. Besides … Continue reading

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