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Category: Comic Book Reviews

Geoff Johns Leaves DC Entertainment For Film Production Deal

DC Entertainment's current President and Chief Creative Officer, Geoff Johns, is taking a leave from his executive roles in the company.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johns has entered an exclusive deal with Warner Bros and DC to write/produce new content for multiple platforms.  This will be done through his new production company: Mad Ghost Productions.  ...

Comic Report: 06/06/2018

Justice League #1 Review All the groundwork that Snyder’s done in Dark Nights: Metal and No Justice has paid off as this is the first issue in a very promising new Justice League series.  If someone created a checklist that had every attribute a good Justice League story needs, this issue has that in spades. ...

DC Comics to Relaunch Vertigo Imprint in late 2018

DC Comics has announced that they are relaunching their Vertigo imprint, with the line-wide changes starting in September.  Under the direction of editor Mark Boyle, the imprint will release four titles before 2018 is over, with three more series arriving in early 2019.  In regards to the relaunch Boyle had this to say: “We’re returning ...

Comic Report: 30/05/2018

Amazing Spider-man #800 Review This was the big finale to Dan Slott’s long run on Amazing Spider-man and it meets almost every expectation one would have going into it and then some. 'Go Down Swinging' always felt short at only four issues, but this finale is having enough material to fill more than two regular sized ...

DC Cancels ‘Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps’

With comic book solicitations comes both good and bad news.  On the one hand you can find out about a new series or learn information about ones currently being read, and on the other hand you can learn if a series you love is being canceled.  According to DC Comics' solicitations for the month of ...

Comics Report: 23/05/2018

Black Panther #1 Review One for the first titles in Marvel’s fresh start initiative brings back 2018’s favorite superhero in a new ongoing series, one that takes the Black Panther to places unexpected.  Ta-Nehisi Coates and new artistic collaborator Daniel Acuna guide the character into the intergalactic empire of Wakanda, and this first installment in ...

Marvel Cancels ‘Cable’ Comic Series

Marvel's August solicitations feature a notable absence, as there appears to be no new issue of Cable.  The title's cancellation was later confirmed by series writer Zac Thompson through his twitter account. https://twitter.com/ZacBeThompson/status/998988719381143552 The time traveling mutants latest series debuted in 2017 under Marvel's X-men relaunch, ResurreXion.  This volume will end with issue 159 which ...

Comics Report: 09/05/2018

This week in comics brought the launch of new books, and some eventful moments in a few well-known ongoing series.  The two most notable comics for this week brought the return of Hellboy and the beginning of DC’s Justice league relaunch, and over-all it was a pretty good week for comics with a couple exceptions. ...

Comic Report 02/05/2018

This Wednsday’s comics were a good batch, and included some notable Marvel issues, as new runs begin and old ones end. Let’s dive in to this week’s notable comics. East of West #37 An interlude issue that breaks from the events of last issue, it catches readers up on a few characters who haven’t been ...

Comic Report: 4/18/2018

  Action comics #1000 Review: Action Comics, the title that premiered the world’s first superhero back in 1938, has hit a major milestone this week with its one thousandth issue.  To celebrate this milestone DC Comics has published the anniversary issue as an eighty-page special and offered A-list talent the opportunity to contribute content.  The ...

Marvel Announces “Fresh Start” for Comics

Written By: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Get ready Marvel Comics fans as the company is planning to once again reboot its comics line. As seen in the video below, Marvel Comics has announced its "Fresh Start" initiative, promising "New series, new creative teams, new direction, new beginnings." The video features new Marvel Comics editor-in-chief, CB Cebulski, ...

Doomsday Clock Issue 2 Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Doomsday Clock follows up it’s debut issue with a worthy contender, as it builds a foundation for Johns' and Frank's epic in the making. The second issue continues Veidt’s plan to find Doctor Manhattan, as the Watchmen characters use Nite-owl’s ship to venture into a quantum tunnel.  This allows our ...

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