Category Archives: Wednesday Checkup

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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Doom Patrol #1 is Far More Than Weird, It May Even Be Brilliant

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 18, 2016. Strange. Weird. Odd. You’re going to read or hear these words a lot when digging through reviews of Doom Patrol #1. You wouldn’t be wrong to apply any of … Continue reading

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Demonic #1 Offers a Gory Good Time with Potential for Much More

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 15, 2016. Writer: Christopher Sebela Artist: Niko Walter Colorist: Dan Brown Letterer: Sal Cipriano Demonic is the newest comic from Skybound dealing with possession and fear of the unseen (hot on … Continue reading

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Review: Saga #37 Offers a Startling New Glimpse Into a World at War

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 31, 2016. Saga is back and the newest issue falls into a familiar pattern. The series is composed with its serialized model in mind and after a few months of hiatus … Continue reading

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Review: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #11 is Mathematically Awesome

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 25, 2016. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #11 is an odd issue, but no more than the rest of the series. Afterall, this is a comic that embraces the oddities of both … Continue reading

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