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Review: ALL STAR BATMAN #9

Review: ALL STAR BATMAN #9

ALL STAR BATMAN #9 Written by Scott Snyder Art by Jock, Lee Loughridge, Francesco Francavilla Published by DC Comics Release Date: April 19, 2017 “The future of regulation is demonology.” Cory Doctorow, Internet of Things that Lie There’s a rich sense of poetic justice to an arc all about fitting new lenses onto classic villains

Transmycira: 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

Transmycira: VAMPIRELLA #1

VAMPIRELLA #1 Written by Paul Cornell Art by Jimmy Broxton Published by Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: March 15, 2017 As improbable as it may sound, it seems like the most difficult — nigh unsolvable — riddle in comics is a space vampire who cavorts around in a bathing suit. A year and two weeks ago,

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’

Transmyscira: DEATHSTROKE #11

DEATHSTROKE #11 Written by Priest Art by Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz Published by DC Comics Release Date: January 25, 2017 I feel the pain of my city wherever I go. – Kanye West, Murder to Excellence Chicago is a city that haunts the public imagination like no other. It’s ostensibly the city’s murder rate

Transmyscira: HARLEY QUINN #12

HARLEY QUINN #12 Written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti Art by John Timms, Chad Hardin, and Hi-Fi Published by DC Comics Release Date: January 18, 2017 It’s the Nice Guy vs the Bad Boy as Red Tool and The Joker face off to fight over a woman that doesn’t even like either one of

Transmyscira: MOTOR CRUSH #2

MOTOR CRUSH #2 Written by Brenden Fletcher and Cameron Stewart Art by Babs Tarr and Cameron Stewart Published by Image Comics Release Date: January 11, 2017 Like the jutting hip bones and exposed elastic waistbands that pepper Babs Tarr’s figures, Motor Crush #2 reveals just enough to tantalize while continuing to hold the real meat

Transmyscira: HARLEY QUINN #11

HARLEY QUINN #11 Written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti Art by John Timms and Hi-Fi Published by DC Comics Release Date: January 4, 2017 Out of all the various criticisms, taunts, and jeers hurled at the Suicide Squad film this past summer, the one that stuck with me the most was the lamentations at

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