Monthly Archives: February 2015

Lightning Strikes Twice in Spider-Gwen #1

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 25, 2015. When Gwen Stacy, Spider-Woman (better known as Spider-Gwen) debuted in Edge of Spider-Verse #2, I ended my review by essentially begging for an ongoing series. It’s all here. There … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Criminal Special Edition is Filled with Swords, Sorcery, and Savagery

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 25, 2015. A sparsely garbed warrior wields his sword to strike down thieves, thugs, and anyone else who may cross his path. He revels in adventures where he seizes both treasures … Continue reading

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Silk #1: Pop Comics Done Right

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 25, 2015. Sometimes you only need to read a few pages of a comic in order to make up your mind. When a creative team puts their best work right at … Continue reading

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Frankenstein Underground #1 Resurrects Gothic Horror in the 20th Century

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 18, 2015. A character who possess the soul of a man, but the appearance of a monster. A narrative defined in equal parts by mad scientists attempting to play god and … Continue reading

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)

This article was originally published at Psycho Drive-In on February 14, 2015. I sat down to watch Kingsman in an empty theater right after lunch on a weekday. It was going to be one of those great cinema going experiences where you … Continue reading

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Fast Cars, Fast Comics

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on February 13, 2015. In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s the car chase emerged as a dynamic and powerful trope in cinema. Requiring no dialogue, they could tell a story relying … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Shutter #9: A History of Violence

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 12, 2015. *Spoilers for Shutter #9 ahead* One of the most powerful elements of long-form storytelling, whether it is in comics, television, or any other sequential medium, is the ability to explore characters … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Divinity #1 is Tripping Into the Unknown

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 11, 2015. Valiant Entertainment is a publisher that provides its creators plenty of freedom. Looking at the wide range of scope and tone featured within its small, but growing superpowered universe, … Continue reading

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Neverboy #1 Presents a Psychedelic Promise, But Never Delivers

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 10, 2015. Comics is the perfect medium for big concepts and fantastical imagery. It can bring a creator’s imagination to life without a massive budget or the interpretation of prose. Dark … Continue reading

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Mind MGMT #30 is a Bold, Beautiful Experiment in the Comics Form

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 10, 2015. Mind MGMT #30 is not the first time that Matt Kindt has explored the origin’s of The Eraser, the series primary antagonist. Small strips of torn paper scattered along … Continue reading

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