• Action Figure Review: Dark Horse Direct Exclusive Hellboy

    Action Figure Review: Dark Horse Direct Exclusive Hellboy

    If you’ve known me online at all, it’s hard to miss the fact that I might kind of enjoy action figures. Some. A little bit. So hard to miss, in fact, that the folks at Dark Horse have agreed to let me review one of the newer products they’re offering. From Dark Horse Direct (as in,

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  • Xena: Warrior Princess #5 Gets Batty

    Xena: Warrior Princess #5 Gets Batty

    Xena: Warrior Princess #5 Vita Ayala (writer), Paulina Ganucheau (covers), Vasco Georgiev (art), David Mack (covers), Ariana Maher (lettering), Rebecca Nalty (colors), Rachel Stott (covers) Dynamite Comics August 14th, 2019 Xena: Warrior Princess #5 continues to delight me in an amazing number of ways. From its art to its storytelling to its series-accurate sense of

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  • Last Week’s Episode: It’s 2033. No Celebrities, No Cable TV, No Water.

    Last Week’s Episode: It’s 2033. No Celebrities, No Cable TV, No Water.

    As we near the fall solstice it’s time to start prepping our spookiest outfits (no clowns please) and harvesting our decorative gourds. It’s also film festival time again and that means it’s time to debate forever if comic book movies should win Oscars.

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  • Tales from Behind the Window: A Bleak Tale of Lost Opportunities

    Tales from Behind the Window: A Bleak Tale of Lost Opportunities

    Tales from Behind the Window Edanur Kuntman (Writer and Artist), Veli Okulan (Letters), Cem Ulgen (Translation) Marmara Cizgi (Turkish), Europe Comics (English) August 20, 2019 In Tales from Behind the Window, writer Edanur Kuntman splices together her grandmother Süreyya’s story about her early life in Çarşamba, Turkey, and her reluctant marriage to her neighbour, Selami.

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  • Who’s Waid Writing For Anyway? Invisible Woman #2

    Who’s Waid Writing For Anyway? Invisible Woman #2

    Invisible Woman #2 Joe Caramagna (letterer), Adam Hughes (cover artist), Mattia de Iulis (artist), Mark Waid (writer) Marvel Comics August 7th, 2019 I like to think of myself as a fairly friendly audience, relatively speaking, especially when it comes to serial narrative. Serial narrative requires a certain amount of suspension of disbelief, since if the

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  • The Necromancer’s Map #1 Takes a Wayward Path

    The Necromancer’s Map #1 Takes a Wayward Path

    The Necromancer’s Map #1 AndWorld Design (letterer), Sam Beck (artist), Andrea Fort (writer), Michael Christoper Heron (writer), Ellie Wright (colourist) Vault Comics 28 August 2019 Songs for the Dead was a four-issue 2018 mini-series that followed Bethany, a necromancer navigating a world that distrusts those who can raise the dead. Along the way, she meets

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  • Graduation, Friends Forever: Giant Days #54

    Graduation, Friends Forever: Giant Days #54

    Giant Days #54 John Allison (writer), Jim Campbell (letterer), Whitney Cogar (colorist), Max Sarin (artist) BOOM! Studios September 4, 2019 As we go on, we remember, all the times we spent together… remember that song? Well, it’s time to bid goodbye to Sheffield. The Giant Days community dons robe and mortarboard for that passage of

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  • IDW Pubwatch September 2019

    IDW Pubwatch September 2019

    Welcome to the September IDW Pubwatch! I’m thrilled to present you with this month’s findings. It’s been a busy month at IDW and I’ve got all the interesting news coming out of the publishing house, as well as tons of IDW comic book reviews. Plus, I have a selection of my favourite covers from this

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  • The Wicked + The Divine #45: A Beautiful Ending

    The Wicked + The Divine #45: A Beautiful Ending

    The Wicked + The Divine #45 Clayton Cowles (letters), Dee Cunniffe (flatter), Kieron Gillen (writer), Jamie McKelvie (artist), Matthew Wilson (colors) Image Comics September 4, 2019 This post contains spoilers for The Wicked + The Divine #45. Well, it’s over. Five years, forty-five issues, six specials, nine volumes, and miles of heartbreak later, and The

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  • Kat Crow Strikes: Electricity is Her Element

    Kat Crow Strikes: Electricity is Her Element

    Astronomers say that Jupiter’s Great Red Spot has only 300 more years before it shrinks into nothing. The dragons at the storm’s eye say otherwise and will do their utmost to show the galaxy what they are made of. In Electricity is Her Element, Kat Crow shapes gorgeously rendered chaos into a unique story of four

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  • House of X #4: A Contextualization of Time and Faces

    House of X #4: A Contextualization of Time and Faces

    House of X #4 VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Marte Gracia (colorist), Jonathan Hickman (writer), Pepe Larraz (artist), Tom Muller (design) Marvel Comics September 4, 2019 Reading a comic book series in order shouldn’t require a guide, but of late, this has been Marvel’s modus operandi. It’s not a particularly good way to keep new readers

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  • Previously On Comics: Wars and Abandonment

    Previously On Comics: Wars and Abandonment

    • News
    • September 9, 2019

    Good morning, and happy Monday! This weekend I’ll be heading down to Portland for Rose City Comic Con. I’m really looking forward to a chance to celebrate comics, because folks, this past week has been pretty terrible! Heres are the highlights:

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  • Don’t Let The Peen Forest Distract From The White Trees #1 [NSFW]

    Don’t Let The Peen Forest Distract From The White Trees #1 [NSFW]

    The White Trees #1 Kris Anka (line art), Aditya Bidikar (letter art), Shanna Matuszak (production artist), Matt Wilson (color art), Chip Zdarsky (script) Image Comics August 14, 2019 A review copy of this comic was provided by Image. This review contains spoilers for The White Trees #1. Look, it’s probably no surprise to anyone that

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  • Leave a Comment: The Value of Commenting on Fan Works

    Leave a Comment: The Value of Commenting on Fan Works

    Fan creators are a huge part of any fandom. They create fanart, fanfiction, edits, aesthetic posts, playlists, AMVs, and so much more for everyone in fandom to enjoy across the board! Whatever someone might be wanting to see, there will more than likely be something that fits with what they might be looking for.

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  • Cover Girl: Powers of X #4

    Cover Girl: Powers of X #4

    Welcome to Cover Girl. Each month, we gather a team of WWAC contributors to analyze a new and notable comic book cover featuring one or more women. This month, Claire, Kayleigh, and Nola examine Greg Land’s variant cover of Powers of X #4 from Marvel Comics.

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  • Batman #77: There’s No Going Back Now

    Batman #77: There’s No Going Back Now

    Batman #77 Clayton Cowles (letterer), Mikel Janin (artist/inker), Tony Salvador Daniel (artist/inker), Norm Rapmund (inker), Tom King (writer), Jordie Bellaire (colorist), Tomeu Morey (colorist) DC Comics August 21, 2019 Batman #77 raises the stakes and breaks hearts as the true brutality of Gotham City’s greatest villain and new dynamic duo are brought to light.

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