Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Massive #30 Embraces a Brighter Tomorrow (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 30, 2014. Brian Wood understands that all art is political. Whether it’s in corporate-driven series like Moon Knight or a creator-owned opus like DMZ, Wood’s work always contains a message. It’s … Continue reading

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Memetic #3 is a Chilling Conclusion to a Great Mini-Series (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 30, 2014. The most disappointing thing about Memetic is that it’s not going to receive half of the attention it deserves. If it had been published by Image Comics, or had … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Get Excited for Agent Carter

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 27, 2014. The debut of Agent Carter on ABC is now less than one month away. The eight-episode mini-series has fans of the Marvel cinematic universe excited – and for good … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes Early with a New Emily Carroll Comic

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 23, 2014. I am a big fan of Emily Carroll’s comics. On second thought, I am a very, very big fan of Emily Carroll’s comics. So the release of a new … Continue reading

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Manifest Destiny #12 is a Tense, Threatening Historical Narrative (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 23, 2014. Manifest Destiny #12 is the beginning of the second year of the acclaimed series. Unlike the eleven previous installments, this is a stand alone issue. It focuses on an … Continue reading

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Wayward #5 is an Impactful Issue that Stumbles in its Execution (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 22, 2014. Wayward #5 is the climax of everything found in the first four issues of the series. Mysteries are solved, opposing characters collide, and not everyone makes it out alive. … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is a Sleep Inducing Slog

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 20, 2014. The new Hobbit film opens with the climactic attack of Smaug upon the city of Laketown that its predecessor denied audiences. This sequence, while far from perfect, is exciting … Continue reading

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Moon Knight #10 Radically Alters the Series’ Focus (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 18, 2014. Moon Knight #10 continues the story begun by Brian Wood and Greg Smallwood when they took control of the title in Moon Knight #7. What began as a self-contained narrative in … Continue reading

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Image Comics on The Big and Small Screen

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 18, 2014. Over the past ten years Image Comics has emerged the preeminent publisher of creator-owned comics, a fountain of ideas that continues to grow both its readership and its diverse … Continue reading

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Ms. Marvel #10 is a Love Letter to Teenagers (and their dogs) (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 17, 2014. Teenagers are really dumb. As someone who is still not even a decade removed from his life as a teenager, I think I can say that with some degree … Continue reading

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