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Buffy Challenge Season 5

Season 5 Character Arc: Stand Alone Sister to Sacrifice This season is almost all plot and very little monster o’ the week. Basically if you aren’t completely sucked in by the Glory/Spike/family issues story-lines, Buffy isn’t for you anymore, because there aren’t any haunted houses or spooky children to get by on. But you should…

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Buffy Challenge: Season 4

Season 4 Character Arc: Fish out of Water to Rebel with a Cause Setting: UC Sunnydale Plotwise the beginning of the season isn’t my fave. On one hand college! And Spike! On the other hand Riley never really did it for me. Yeah, I’m not really for the AW SHUCKS, MA’AM types. At least not…

Review: Ms. Marvel #2

Ms. Marvel #2 Written by G. Willow Wilson Art by  Adrian Alphona & Ian Herring Marvel Comics “All Mankind” — Part Two of Five Part one of our newest Marvel heroine’s story, “Metamorphosis” was my opening review of the Ms. Marvel title.  Issue two gets the story moving. This comic starts with the moment after…

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Buffy Challenge Season 3

Season 3 Character Arc: Gone Girl to White Knightress Principal: Snyder This is where the plot actually start to gel. Characters start to make choices based on who they are. Things really start moving! This doesn’t mean I LIKE everything that happens. IN FACT I AM QUITE GRUMPY about certain things. *grump* #TeamOz Watch for:…

Short & Sweet

Uncanny X-Men #18 Bendis, Lozano, Rudy Marvel Comics What. Was. This? Aside from the cover, which messes with the suspension of disbelief (how in the hell do you get close enough to Cyclops, wonky powers or not, to hold a gun to his head?), this issue is a dramatic shift straight into huh? from the…

Review–Superman: Lois Lane One Shot

Superman: Lois Lane Marguerite Bennet Emanuela Lupachina, Megan Ketrick, Ig Guara, Diogenes Neves The first thing I noticed about this one shot was the majority female storytelling team. The second thing I noticed was the shining filament of connectivity with previous versions of Lois Lane. Even though this is The New 52! (complete with exclamation…

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