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Review: Punk Rock Jesus
5 years ago

Review: Punk Rock Jesus

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In a near-future where reality TV is king, J2 is the next big thing. DNA from the Shroud of Turin is supposedly used to create a clone of Jesus Christ and his childhood will be broadcast live to the masses. Some see it as the Second Coming and others as an abomination, but the nation is enthralled by the young Chris. Under constant scrutiny and pressure, Chris, the Jesus clone, eventually rebels …

Review: The Manhattan Projects #8
5 years ago

Review: The Manhattan Projects #8

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Jonathan Hickman and Nick Pitarra are crafting a story of insanity and science the features some of the greatest scientific minds of the 20th century, or at least versions of them. Einstein, Feynman, Von Braun, and more are present as the famed group behind the atomic bomb delves into more nefarious and otherworldly technology, like wormholes, death Buddhist powered teleportation, and the first artificial intelligence, that of FDR.

Kingdom Come … Again
5 years ago

Kingdom Come … Again

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I received an iPad this holiday season. I’ve long been on the Apple fence and I love my iPhone, but I’ve always resisted taking the plunge on an iPad. …
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Review: All-New X-Men #5
5 years ago

Review: All-New X-Men #5

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Jean! You're my girl!

The X-Men have been a part of my life since early childhood, thanks to a beloved Fox cartoon. The first comic I ever owned was an X-Book. …
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Avengers Arena Issues 1 & 2
5 years ago

Avengers Arena Issues 1 & 2

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Avengers Arena arrives at an unfortunate time when the murder of children is wearing heavy on our national conscious. Society’s art and entertainment are once …
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Interview with Ken Garing, Creator of Image’s Planetoid

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A photo of Ken Garing by Luigi Novi

Ken Garing is an artist and comic creator based in California. The first issue of his sci-fi comic miniseries Planetoid was published by Image Comics in June 2012, and Garing writes, draws, colors, and letters each issue of Planetoid. Planetoid marks his first published comic work. Planetoid follows Silas, a smuggler, as he’s stranded on a planetoid when his ship crashes and his fight for survival in the strange world that he now finds himself in.

Becky Cloonan’s “Wolves” and “The Mire”

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On Twitter, I like to follow a number of comics creators and personalities in an attempt to keep my finger on the pulse of what’s going on.  Often, this …
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Review: Avengers #2
5 years ago

Review: Avengers #2

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Avengers #2

If Avengers #1 was essentially Jonathan Hickman laying out his ambitious ideas for the series, then issue two is where Hickman explains his thought process behind it. Not only do we see how Tony Stark and Steve Rogers went about building a bigger and better Avengers team, we’re given a better look at Ex Nihlo and his plans for Earth. With this and some of the previous issue’s problems resolved, Avengers #2 should have been a clear winner.

The Amazing Spider-Man #700: The Death of Peter Parker?

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Spoiler Alert:  I will be discussing some of the details from the recently released copy of The Amazing Spider-Man #700.  If you have not read it, I recommend you do …
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Review: Avengers #1
5 years ago

Review: Avengers #1

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Avengers #1

“Wake the World”

Written by Jonathan Hickman

Art by Jerome Opeña

Retails for $3.99

“We need to get bigger”, Tony Stark said to Steve Rogers …
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Archer and Armstrong Review

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While all of Valiant’s comics are wonderful and imaginative stories, within their central premise there is a small piece that seems like it came from somewhere else. X-O Manowar is …
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Life Lessons Learned from the Last Son of Krypton

Superherologist Travis Langley, author of Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight asks, “What can a god-like extraterrestrial teach real humans?” Can you in any way live up to the example set by a strange visitor from another planet, a man who’s faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound?

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