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Review: THE MAGDALENA #1

Review: THE MAGDALENA #1

THE MAGDALENA #1 Written by Tini Howard and Ryan Cady Art by Christian Dibari and Mike Spicer Published by Image Comics/Top Cow Productions Release Date: March 22, 2017 It might be going too far to say that the Magdalena is the strangest concept to come out of Image’s first decade of publication because if we’re

Interview: Cady and Howard Unleash THE MAGDALENA

With Easter right around the corner, a young woman’s fancy is liable to to turn to thoughts of chocolate eggs, Sunday Mass, and lancing demons with the Spear of Destiny. Okay, maybe not that last one unless you happen to be a direct descendant of Mary Magdalene tasked with saving the world from demonic forces.

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #7-9

My momma was raised in the era when clean water was only served to the fairer skin. – Kanye West, New Slaves After a brief hiatus, we return to our regular scheduled programming. When we last saw Spider, he was raging against religion and the cynical exploitation of it for money and power. The following

Transmycira: PATSY WALKER AKA HELLCAT #16

PATSY WALKER AKA HELLCAT #16 Written by Kate Leth Art by Brittney Williams and Rachelle Rosenberg Published by Marvel Comics Release Date: March 15, 2017 The most improbable Marvel series in recent memory comes to a conclusion breaking by one of the biggest taboos of the superhero genre: suggesting that sometimes hugging it out is

Transmycira: ALL STAR BATMAN #8

ALL STAR BATMAN #8 Written by Scott Snyder Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli, Francesco Francavilla, Mark Morales, Dean White Published by DC Comics Release Date: March 15, 2017 All Star Batman, since its announcement, has always been about lenses. This issue just makes it explicit. After completing his unprecedented run, done largely in partnership with Greg

Transmycira: JESSICA JONES #6

JESSICA JONES #6 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Michael Gaydos and Matt Hollingsworth Published by Marvel Comics Release Date: March 8, 2017 As the first arc of Jessica Jones’ first volume wraps, the only question left unanswered is why the book exists at all. Stop me if this scenario sounds familiar: Jessica Jones’

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #6

“We often believe with criminal superficiality that to educate the masses politically is to deliver a long political harangue from time to time.” – Frantz Fanon Spider Jerusalem’s biggest flaw, the open wound through which pathos positively oozes out of him, is that he’s never wrong. He may occasionally be incorrect or make a miscalculation,

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #5

I want to talk about […] what it’s going to feel like to live through the next ten years. It does not feel like progress. However, it does not feel like conservatism either. There’s neither progress nor conservatism, because there’s nothing left to conserve and no direction in which to progress. – Bruce Sterling,  “Reboot

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #4

With the riot fading into the distance for the time being, we get the first solid look at what Spider thinks journalism is for and The Beast enters stage right. While the first couple issues were dense with ideas about the future to analyze, the third issue — which also serves as the opening issue

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