Monthly Archives: October 2015

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1953 Contains a Great Double Shot of Ghost Stories Just in Time for Halloween

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 31, 2015. There is no more iconic figure in horror comics than Hellboy, so it seems only appropriate that a new story featuring everyone’s favorite demon prince to hell is coming … Continue reading

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Five Comics for The “Witch”ing Hour This Halloween

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 31, 2015. It is once again the most magical time of the year. If you think that means Christmas, you’re allowed to leave now, because it is definitely Halloween. This Halloweek … Continue reading

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Fastball Feedback: October Marvel Edition Featuring Squirrel Girl

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 28, 2015. The launch of All-New, All-Different Marvel is in full swing (as Secret Wars continues to aim at concluding in 2015) with plenty of new #1’s from the House of … Continue reading

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Cosmic Odyssey Part Five: Transcending the Superhero Event

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on October 27, 2015. “Superhero” “Event” “Capes” These words have become signifiers in comics for backhanded compliments, angry reprisals, and well-intentioned praise of substandard fare. Superhero comics, specifically superhero event comics, are … Continue reading

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Advance Review: Black Magick #1 Casts a Spell on You This Halloween

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 27, 2015. A comic focused on witchcraft created by top comics talents published by Image and released in October. First Wytches in 2014 and now Black Magick in 2015. While this … Continue reading

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Review: Ellis and Zaffino Reveal Karnak’s Inhuman-ity

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 25, 2015. When Marvel Comics announces that Warren Ellis will be writing an ongoing series, it is always a cause to pay attention. Ellis has delivered consistently excellent work over the … Continue reading

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Review: The Shield #1 Fails to Find a Hook

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 24, 2015. A first issue has one goal that should be placed above all others: hook the reader. It is your introduction to a new story and an invitation to come … Continue reading

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Review: Steve Jobs Avoids Many Biopic Failures Until Its Final Minutes

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 24, 2015. Only two years after the much maligned Jobs biopic, some of Hollywood’s top talent is taking another crack at Apple’s (in)famous CEO Steve Jobs. Director Danny Boyle has teamed … Continue reading

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Leading Questions: Licensed Vs. Corporate Comics

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on October 22, 2015. Every two weeks in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Mark Stack will ask Comics Bulletin’s very own Chase Magnett a question he must … Continue reading

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The Story of My Tits: Initmate, Jocular, and Poignant Storytelling

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on October 21, 2015. The Story of My Tits is a perfectly titled comic; it conveys a sense of familiarity and humor, while simultaneously alluding to the personal and sensitive subject matter … Continue reading

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