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‘Tony Stark: Iron Man’ #1 Review

After ending his epic Spider-man run this week, Dan Slott has also launched his new Iron Man series and the results were mixed. This issue has a lot going for it, but ultimately feels shallow. The structure of the issue was great, as it is meant to show the daily experiences of Tony Stark and ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Doomsday Clock #1 Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Wow... this review is late.  After over a year of build-up, the long running plot thread in DC’s Rebirth line takes it’s first steps in reaching a climactic conclusion in the first issue of Doomsday Clock.  This series was promised to explore Doctor Manhattan’s role in creating the New 52, ...

The Wild Storm Book One Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes DC Comics released The Wild Storm, which is a relaunch of the Image Comics Imprint they acquired from it's owner, Jim Lee.  Wildstorm flourished under DC Comics with critically acclaimed titles from well known, as well as up-and-coming creators.  However lagging sales led to the end of the first iteration ...

X-Men Gold Vol. 1: ‘Back to the Basics’ Review

Written By: Mathew “JJ” Simoes When Marvel relaunched the X-Men franchise after Secret Wars, I was among those largely disappointed by the line’s output.  Despite having big name creators, the general direction of the line felt stale, with the only stand out title being All-New Wolverine.  Seeing this negative reception to the X-Men line, Marvel ...

Five Stories to Help the World Appreciate Superman

Written By: JJ Simoes Many people do not care for Superman, and they tend to proclaim a preference for Batman because he’s more ‘complex’.  Well that’s just plain wrong, and I say this while admitting to not being much of a superman fan myself.  However, this list contains five Superman stories I’m very fond of, ...

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