Category Archives: Wednesday Checkup

REVIEW: The Wildstorm #1

This article was originally published on February 15, 2017 at ComicBook.Com. Written by Warren Ellis Drawn by Jon Davis-Hunt Colored by Ivan Plascencia Published by DC Comics There’s nothing about the idea of a Wildstorm relaunch that guarantees success. The … Continue reading

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Advance Review of Scooter Girl

This article was originally published on February 14, 2017 at ComicBook.Com. Writer & Illustrator: Chynna Clugston Flores Colorist: George Kambadais Letterers: Bryan Lee O’Malley with Christopher Butcher In the midst of new series being launched every month it’s easy to forget … Continue reading

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Review: East of West #31

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 8, 2017. Written by Jonathan Hickman Art by Nick Dragotta Colors by Frank Martin Letters by Rus Wooton Published by Image Comics Fans may complain, but the truth is that all … Continue reading

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Invincible #132 Works Hard to Establish the Beginning of the End

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 2, 2017. Written by Robert Kirkman Art by Corey Walker Colors by Nathan Fairbairn Published by Image Comics Invincible #132 is functionally the season finale before a planned final season of … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Loose Ends #1 Represents Modern Crime Comics at Their Best

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 25, 2017. Story: Jason Latour Art: Chris Brunner Color: Rico Renzi Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 25, 2017 Crime comics are often defined by their plot. Drugs? Violence? Corruption? Include … Continue reading

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Advance Review: Curse Words #1

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 17, 2016. If you’ve read a comic created by Ryan Browne before, then you know to expect a lot of laughs when you see his name on any book. His quick-plotting … Continue reading

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The Few #1 Establishes a Brittle, Haunting Mood

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 11, 2016. American comics, not to mention film and literature, do not lack for stories set in a post-apocalyptic landscape. In some ways it seems the burned-out husk of America is … Continue reading

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Young Animal Review Roundup

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on November 9, 2016. A few months ago we praised the creation of DC Comics’ new “pop up” imprint Young Animal as the most important launch of 2016. It presented an alternative to … Continue reading

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Advance Review of Southern Bastards #15

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on November 1, 2016. One thing Southern Bastards has done consistently well since its debut is provide a complete package with each issue. The series is still defined and packaged in story arcs, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Hellboy: The Black Sun Makes the Familiar Feel Fresh

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 21, 2016. The ending of Hellboy’s story is a known quantity, but Mike Mignola isn’t done telling Hellboy stories. Using the gap between Hellboy’s discovery during World War II and his … Continue reading

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