• My Ideal Librarian: A Review of Bug Boys

    My Ideal Librarian: A Review of Bug Boys0

    Bug Boys: Volume 1 Laura Knetzger Czap Books 2015 Critics often ask ourselves how we can approach a review with as little bias as possible. Can you truly be unbiased about a piece that hits on themes related to your own identity? Regardless of how your views fall, I’ll warn you now: this is an

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  • Monthly Marvel Muster – Everything Old is New Again

    Monthly Marvel Muster – Everything Old is New Again0

    Hello, and welcome back to Monthly Marvel Muster. It’s been a while, and rather a lot has happened since my last post in February. There’s too much to go into in any detail, but I’ll try to hit the high notes.

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  • Under the Sea with Ether: The Copper Golems #1

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    Ether: The Copper Golems #1 Matt Kindt (Writer), David Rubin (Artist) Dark Horse May 16, 2018 Ether: The Copper Golems, a continuation of Kindt and Rubin’s earlier Ether series, came out recently and found its way into my hands and eyeballs. Ether follows scientist-adventurer-detective Boone Dias as he explores and studies a fantastical dimension called “The

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  • Dangerous Curves Ahead: Backways #5

    Dangerous Curves Ahead: Backways #51

    Backways #5 Justin Jordan (co-creator, writer), Eleonora Carlini (co-creator, artist), Silvia Tildei (colorist), Marshall Dillon (letterer) Aftershock comics May 2018 In the final installment of its “All the Forgotten Things” arc, Backways answers the question of whether newly-discovered whisperer (someone who can talk to the dead) Anna will rescue her girlfriend Sylvia from the grasp

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  • Two Sports Comics Knocking It Out of the Park … and One Striking Out Miserably

    Two Sports Comics Knocking It Out of the Park … and One Striking Out Miserably0

    Sports stories, no matter the medium, seem to fall along a continuum. On one end, you have the stories where the sport serves as a backdrop for character-driven conflict, while the other end boasts complete immersion in the sport, with minimal concern for storylines outside each match’s or season’s results. Dodge City, Fence, and We

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  • Resident Alien #1: More Than Meets the Eye

    Resident Alien #1: More Than Meets the Eye0

    Resident Alien: An Alien in New York#1 Peter Hogan (Writer), Steve Parkhouse (Artist) Dark Horse Comics April 2018 An alien stranded far from home, Harry Vanderspeigle works as a doctor in Patience, Washington. Harry also investigates crimes freelance to keep himself occupied. With four positive outcomes under his belt, he finds himself on the case

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