• Incoming! #1 Braces for Impact in 2020

    Incoming! #1 Braces for Impact in 20200

    Incoming! #1 is a sort of State of the Union of the Marvel Universe. Like an annual check-in on familiar characters readers may have lost track of, setting up the events of the year to come. There is something for every fan in this oversized issue. It’s a relay race run by a wide team

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  • The White Trees #2 Broke Me by Going Brokeback Mountain

    The White Trees #2 Broke Me by Going Brokeback Mountain0

    The White Trees #2 Kris Anka (line art), Aditya Bidikar (letter art), Shanna Matuszak (production artist), Matt Wilson (color art), Chip Zdarsky (script) Image Comics September 25th, 2019 This review contains mild spoilers for The White Trees #2. So, I called it. In my review of The White Trees #1 I predicted I was going

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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]2

    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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  • Monthly Marvel Muster: Ring Out the Dead Year

    Monthly Marvel Muster: Ring Out the Dead Year1

    Hello, I’m back with a backward-looking edition of Monthly Marvel Muster. This month I have a look at how Marvel chose to close out 2017, as well as a note about some of what to expect in 2018. It continues to be a slow turnover period for Marvel’s ongoing series right now. December brought one

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  • Three Love Songs/Three Comics

    Three Love Songs/Three Comics0

    • February 21, 2014

    Music and comics go together like … well, music and comics. Sometimes it’s just a well-chosen lyric juxtaposed with a particular panel sequence, or a character singing a favorite song that also happens to reveal something important about their story arc. However it’s done, the blending of such an evocative auditory medium with the visuals

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  • NSFW: Let’s Talk About Sex (Criminals)

    NSFW: Let’s Talk About Sex (Criminals)1

    • February 7, 2014

    Based on the title, you probably won’t be surprised to read that Image’s Sex Criminals, by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, is a comic about sex. And crime. Or rather, social transgression: because the essence of a crime is that it goes against the mores of society, whether reasonable or otherwise. As for the sex

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