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THE HONOR ROLL: May 25, 2016 Releases

THE HONOR ROLL: May 25, 2016 Releases

What a week for controversy, entertainment and great comics. We have some great picks for you filled with wonderful spoilers. Let’s get to it! DC: UNIVERSE REBIRTH #1 – James Kaplan I thought about other comics, but this was the biggest, most important issue that came out this past week. Is it part of a marketing

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Read Between the Lines: DC REBIRTH & the Great Side-Eye

30 years ago, Moore, Miller, Morrison, and their artistic collaborators, began the great deconstruction of the super-hero narrative form. That has continued on and off (mostly on) ever since. But there have been very few creators who dedicate themselves to the reconstruction of the super-hero narrative form. Geoff Johns is one of them. In reading Rebirth

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The Million Dollar Question in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH

And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards Bethlehem to be born? – The Second Coming, W.B. Yeats   DC Universe: Rebirth #1 is a strange comic to try to organize thoughts around. It’s nearly impossible to judge as a story or really approach from the perspective of craft because it’s

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…And Now, Another Haiku: OMEGA MEN #12

…And Now, A Haiku features a haiku poem inspired by a comic released each week. Some will be silly, some will be serious…all will be haiku. This week, the subject is THE OMEGA MEN #12 by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda and Romulo Fajardo Jr. *SPOILER WARNING – THIS HAIKU MAY CONTAINS SPOILERS ABOUT THE CONTENTS OF THE

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…And Now, A Haiku: WEIRDWORLD #6

…And Now, A Haiku features a haiku poem inspired by a comic released each week. Some will be silly, some will be serious…all will be haiku. This week, the subject is WEIRDWORLD #6 by Sam Humphries & Mike del Mundo *SPOILER WARNING – THIS HAIKU MAY CONTAINS SPOILERS ABOUT THE CONTENTS OF WEIRDWORLD #6* To this world so weird

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Comic Love: DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1

DC was my first foray into comics. My story began with animated series, which then lead me to my fondness for Green Lantern. While X-Men and Spider-Man mark these experiences, nothing touched me like the man wearing a green power ring, which made me ask for Green Lantern comics one Christmas. Fast forward years later

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HOT FIVE: Week of May 25, 2016

Welcome to Comicosity’s Hot Five. Hot Five is a short list of the top books we think you’ll want to be checking out. Be they new title launches, key issues or just continuing stories from some of the industry’s most acclaimed books, this list is your guaranteed gold in the comic market. CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE

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Representation and Health 101: AMERICA CHAVEZ

It’s time for a star-spangled new Representation and Health 101! The character I’m going to discuss today is one who I immediately found intriguing. I discovered her in the pages of the latest volume of Young Avengers, but she actually showed up a couple of years before in 2011. She’s a young powerhouse with a

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HOT FIVE: Week Of May 18, 2016

Welcome to Comicosity’s Hot Five. Hot Five is a short list of the top books we think you’ll want to be checking out. Be they new title launches, key issues or just continuing stories from some of the industry’s most acclaimed books, this list is your guaranteed gold in the comic market. ARCHANGEL #1 Written

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