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Transformers #1 Review

One of IDW’s best-licensed series of comics was their Transformers Generation One continuity. It modernized the Autobot/Decepticon war for the 21st century and eventually told stories that explore stories beyond the franchise’s core conceit. It was a wonderful 11 years of comic books storytelling, but everything gets rebooted eventually. IDW released the debut issue of ...

Garth Ennis Writing New Punisher Mini-Series

In an interview for the podcast, Off-Panel, comic-book writer Garth Ennis revealed that he has recently begun work on a new Punisher comic. The series would be in the vein of Ennis' most recent series, Punisher: The Platoon. It would focus on Frank Castle's tour of duty during the Vietnam War, with Ennis also confirming ...

Strangers in Paradise XXV #10 Review

Strangers in Paradise XXV #10, Cover art by Terry Moore. When I purchased a copy of this comic book from my local store, I didn’t know that it would mark the end of Strangers in Paradise XXV. Then I saw the cover -- a beautiful homage to the very first issue of Strangers in Paradise ...

It’s Batman Vs. Zombies in DC’s Newest Event Comic Series ‘DCeased’

That title alone should peak your interest in this new event series from DC Comics. DC Comics has announced DCeased, from Tom Taylor (Injustice, X-Men Red) with art by Trevor Hairsine, James Harren, and Stefano Gaudiano. It will be a six-issue series that sees the world’s greatest superheroes face a threat unlike any they’d ever faced before: A global ...

Conan the Barbarian Returns to the Marvel Universe in ‘Savage Avengers’

Very few Marvel characters can claim to actually be "savage" but now, several of them will be brought together one, awesome comic series! Entertainment Weekly has announced that Gerry Duggan will pen a new series called Savage Avengers with art by Mike Deodato Jr. and a cover by David Finch. They're being called the most savage, most unkillable team assembles! ...

DC Universe Announces its Doubling its Comic Book Collection

Starting today, DC UNIVERSE, the hit streaming service from DC Comics, is expanding their curated comic collection, doubling the current number of titles available to members by the end of March. The first major expansion includes acclaimed series like Batman and Superman, classic fan-favorite titles like Batman: Hush, Gotham Central, Flashpoint, Infinite Crisis, Harley Quinn, ...

Guardians of the Galaxy #1 Review

Summary: The Guardians are back with writer Donny Cates and artist Geoff Shaw at the helm. Guardians of the Galaxy #1 takes place after the events of Infinity Wars, which saw the breakup of the cosmic team following betrayals, universe bending hijinks and very notably, the death of well-known Marvel villain Thanos. Also, Wolverine was ...

The Black Costume is back in ‘Symbiote Spider-Man’ #1

Peter Parker. The black costume. The sinister secret called Venom. Back together for one amazing story! This April, comic legends Peter David (Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider) and Greg Land (Domino, Hunt for Wolverine) team up for an all-new tale that will explore Peter Parker just before he learned that his infamous black suit was ...

Marvel Announces Year-Long Event Celebrating its 80th Anniversary

Eighty years ago, the Marvel Universe roared into existence with the publication of the now-historic MARVEL COMICS #1.  Over the years, the company expanded mightily under the guidance of legends Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and countless other industry titans. Today, Marvel is one of the most exciting and recognizable brands shaping pop culture, ...

Conan the Barbarian #1 Review

Conan the Barbarian #1 cover by Esad Ribic (2018) The Conan the Barbarian franchise has made its triumphant return to Marvel Comics under the stewardship of Jason Aaron and Mahmud Asrar. The pair's opening arc is called 'The Life and Death of Conan', and it’s an epic introduction to the next phase of Conan's comic ...

Fantastic Four #5 Review

To start this review in a personal way, I’ve been reading Marvel’s True Believers line of reprints, picking up a couple every Wednesday. It’s a cheap way to read some classic Lee/Kirby comics, one of which I picked up along with Fantastic Four #5 (also the series’ 650th issue over-all). It was a reprint of ...

Marvel Comics Announces ‘Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Week’

Last August, the Fantastic Four ruled the comic bestseller charts with their critically-acclaimed return to the Marvel Universe, becoming one of the industry’s top-selling books of the year. Fans and critics alike have praised the new adventures of Reed, Sue, Johnny, and Ben, and this January, the celebration continues when FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST WEEK ...

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