Monthly Archives: August 2014

REVIEW: Silver Surfer #5 – “One of the most fun comics being published right now”

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 28, 2014. Why is it that new series about The Defenders always struggle to find an audience? The combination of characters like Silver Surfer, Doctor Strange, and The Hulk allow creators … Continue reading

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Review: Pop #1

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 28, 2014. For me the greatest sin a comic can commit is to be boring. Comics is a medium with more potential than any other. There are no budget considerations and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Inhuman #4 by Charles Soule & Ryan Stegman

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 27, 2014. You can’t manufacture success in the arts. Hollywood has been trying to do so for decades and, even with significantly more money and resources than the comics industry, it … Continue reading

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Manhattan Projects #23 Review

  This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on August 27, 2014. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara walk into a casino and discuss how much they love money and hate poor people. This isn’t a joke. It’s The Manhattan … Continue reading

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World’s Finest: Planetary #7: Time To Be Someone Else

  Chase Magnett: The British Invasion of the 1980’s is one of the most important events in modern comics history. Creators like Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, and many others first rose to prominence in the late 80’s. Their diverse … Continue reading

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Interview: Eric Powell: Always Striving for More

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 26, 2014. If you don’t know who Eric Powell is, then you’re missing out on some of the best comics being made today. Powell created The Goon fifteen years ago and his … Continue reading

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Review: Dark Horse Presents #1 Succeeds In Assembling A Diverse Array Of Talented Storytellers And Stories

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 25, 2014. Anthology series are tough to review. At their best, they represent a wide array of talent telling a variety of different stories. That diversity results in lots of high … Continue reading

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Review: All-New Ghost Rider #6 Is A Stand Out Issue

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 25, 2014. All-New Ghost Rider #1 was met with critical praise that I don’t think anyone really anticipated any Ghost Rider comic would ever receive. From the very start I was … Continue reading

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Wayward #1 Is A Beautifully Told Introduction To A Brand New World

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 25, 2014. Wayward #1 features plenty to hook readers: mystery, action, mysticism, and more. But the most interesting component of the comic may be its clearly defined sense of place. Set … Continue reading

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Advance Review: ‘C.O.W.L’ #4 Starts to Ignite a Complex Story

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 25, 2014. Of all the major types of narrative conflict that are taught in English classrooms, “Person vs. Society” may have the most potential for depth and complexity. Yet stories … Continue reading

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