Monthly Archives: February 2015

ADVANCE REVIEW: Darth Vader #1 Captures the Essence of the Galaxy’s Greatest Villain

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 10, 2015. Kieron Gillen has a knack for writing bad guys. Loki in Journey Into Mystery, Lucifer in The Wicked + The Divine, and a whole lot of Nazis in Über … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Saga #25 Assesses the Big Picture in Five Stunning Pages

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 5, 2015. Saga returns this week with a broader scope than ever before. The cast of characters has continued to expand throughout the series, and after the events of Saga #24 … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Hawkeye #21: This Ain’t No Place For No Hero

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 25, 2015. I’ve always thought of music as equal parts math and emotion. I know that I’m listening to great rock, jazz, or blues albums when I feel the music. It … Continue reading

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Imperium #1 Takes a Look at True Believers on the Wrong Side of History

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 4, 2015. History’s greatest heroes and monsters are often defined by similar traits: charisma, force of will, and an undeterrable belief that they are doing the right thing. The difference between … Continue reading

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Advance Review: Descender #1 Considers Our World Through the Lens of Sci-Fi and a Child’s Eyes

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 3, 2015. When you reflect on Jeff Lemire’s best comics there is one element that creates a coherent thread throughout them all: childhood. Whether it is in the frozen, rural stories … Continue reading

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The Black Hood #1: Noir Dipped in Oil and Set Next to a Lit Match

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 2, 2015. The Black Hood #1 is a noir tale every bit as dark as the mask on the cover would suggest, as dark as the original French translation. Art and story … Continue reading

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Batman #38: “Endgame” is Looking Like Snyder and Capullo’s Best Batman Story Yet

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 1, 2015. Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo have steadily improved at driving the knife home and making the final act of their stories impactful and painful as their tenure on Batman has continued. … Continue reading

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