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Review: GOTHAM ACADEMY ANNUAL #1

Review: GOTHAM ACADEMY ANNUAL #1

GOTHAM ACADEMY  ANNUAL #1 Written  by, Becky Cloonan & Brenden Fletcher Pencils by Adam Archer, Msassyk, Michael Dialynas, Chris Wildgoose, Sandra Hope, Serge LaPointe Published by DC Comics Release Date: August 31, 2016 ***SPOILER WARNING*** If the cute, but not always story-driving, vignettes of the Yearbook series have kept you away from Gotham Academy, this is the issue to climb

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Review: JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH 30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

JIM HENSON LABYRINTH 30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL Written by Jonathan Case, Cory Godbey, Ted Naifeh, Adrienne Ambrose, Adam Smith, Gustavo Duarte Art by Cory Godbey, Kyla Vanderklugt, Gustavo Duarte, Daniel Bayliss Published by Archaia Entertainment Release date: August 10, 2016 Super fans of the children’s classic movie, Labyrinth,  will be enthralled with this latest anthology collection.

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Review: 4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1

4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1 Written by, Fred Lente Art by, Tomas Giorello & Brian Reber Publishers by, Valiant Comics Release Date: August 3, 2016 With just a few words, and highly detailed art, so much is conveyed in this stand alone issue for War Mother, Valiant’s newest hero. If you haven’t read a single 4001 A.D. book or

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Review: HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #1

HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #1 Written by Frank Tieri, Jimmy Palmiotti Art by Mauricet Published by DC Comics Release date: April 13, 2016 Harley has been kidnapped, and it’s up to her gang of Harley’s to save her. The issue starts strong with the gang battling gentrification hipsters. However, it quickly falls off.

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Review: BATGIRL #50

BATGIRL #50 Written by Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher Art by Babs Tarr, Roger Robinson, John Timms, Eleonora Carlini, James Harvey, Serge Lapointe, and Lee Loughridge Published by DC Comics Release date: April 6, 2016 The Batgirl of Burnside’s adventures are exploding to a close in this fully video game-inspired chapter. All of her rogues gallery

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Review: EMPRESS #1

EMPRESS #1 Written by Mark Millar Art by Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger, Ive Svorcina Published by Marvel Comics Release date: April 6, 2016 Stuart Immonen brings his skills of illustrating dog fights in space (Star Wars,) to a spectacle of family drama. Empress is the straightforward story of a woman who has had enough of her dangerous husband’s

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Review: JUSTICE LEAGUE DARKSEID WAR SPECIAL #1

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARKSEID WAR SPECIAL #1 Written by Geoff Johns Art by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oscar Jimenez, Paul Pelletier, Tony Kordos, and Alex Sinclair Published by DC Comics Release date: April 6, 2016 The ladies who have navigated to the center of the Darkseid War fallout claim the limelight in this special issue. Over

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Review: FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SUPERMAN #1

FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SUPERMAN#1 Written by Dan Slott Art by Christopher Eliopoulos Published by DC Comics Release date: April 1, 2016 It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an anxiety ridden, millennial, needing to be saved by your FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SUPERMAN! With great power comes the great responsibility of saving, instead of crushing, the day. This

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Review: SENSATIONAL SPIDER-GWEN #10

Cover art by @wasgo/Greg Land SENSATIONAL SPIDER-GWEN #10 Written by Taylor Swift Art by Fiona Staples Published by Marvel Comics Release date: April 1, 2016 Spider-Gwen has been a symbol of a revolutionary shift at Marvel Comics since her inception during Spider-Verse. However, I think Marvel’s stunt celebrity writing casting has finally jumped the shark. Taylor

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Review: DOCTOR WHO: THE WAR DOCTOR & RED SONJA #1

DOCTOR WHO: THE WAR DOCTOR & RED SONJA #1 Written by Marguerite Bennett and John Hurt Art by Rachael Stott and Matt Wilson Published by Dynamite Entertainment/Titan Comics  Release date: April 1, 2016 The Time War is on the edge of doom, with the Dalek’s poised to claim the universe. The only thing standing in their

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