Preview: Indoctrination
Mar14

Preview: Indoctrination

Aided by his Roche Limit colorist counterpart Matt Battaglia, now on full-fledged artist duty as his first full-length illustrated work, Moreci is tackling murder, conspiracy, politics, cults, and the apocalypse in this new series from Z2 Comics.

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Plutona #1
Mar09

Plutona #1

In Plutona, Jeff Lemire is giving the superhero genre the same treatment he gave to the post-apocalypse in Sweet Tooth, and Lenox is blazing the path.

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Surviving Megalopolis #1
Mar05

Surviving Megalopolis #1

While this first issue is fairly new-reader friendly (any absolutely essential information is provided via flashback or the recap page), it accomplishes frustratingly little and spreads itself way too thin. In its brisk 22 pages, the book sets up three different story lines.

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Interview w/ Ben Templesmith
Feb29

Interview w/ Ben Templesmith

Ben Templesmith has been no stranger to horror — the creator-owned veteran has become one of this generation’s best defined horror authors through books like Welcome to Hoxford, 30 Days of Night, and The Squidder. After a brief hiatus from the comics scene, Templesmith is now running full-speed, churning out quality books behind the banner of 44FLOOD. Templesmith spent some time with us to fill us in on where he’s been, what he’s doing, and how the internet is changing the face of comics.

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Digital Comics Versus Print
Feb22

Digital Comics Versus Print

More creators, creating more content outside the major publishers leads to more diversity in the marketplace, which means there is a little more of something for every taste.

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Green Lantern: Edge of Oblivion #1
Feb16

Green Lantern: Edge of Oblivion #1

How did Gardener leave the Red Lanterns? Where is Kyle Rayner? Where are these guys and why are they so lost? Beats me. Want answers? Better shell out a couple hundred dollars to get the last four years of Green Lantern and Green Lantern Corps comics.

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Deadpool and the Mercs for Money #1
Feb14

Deadpool and the Mercs for Money #1

Written by Deadpool veteran Cullen Bunn (Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe), this introductory issue does a fantastic job at remaining independent of concurrent titles and recent arcs, which remains a serious issue for Marvel books as their increasingly complex web or properties continues to expand.

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Every Comic I’ve Ever Read Was Out of Spite
Feb10

Every Comic I’ve Ever Read Was Out of Spite

I made a vow, in that childhood-induced lunacy of acrimony, to read every comic book ever created. Twenty-three years later, that’s been my only New Year’s resolution. I visit local comic shops twice a week and have to swim through a stack of issues to get to my armchair. I’m a long way off from reading every comic ever, but I feel like I’m making some good headway. Every comic book I’ve ever read has been out of spite.

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Kennel Block Blues #1
Feb09

Kennel Block Blues #1

Kennel Block Blues is a weird mix-em-up mashing together Shawshank Redemption with 101 Dalmatians with a little Bugs Bunny added in for good measure. It’s a batshit insane combo that probably ought to not work, except it somehow — almost inexplicably — does. For the most part, anyway.

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Best Comics of 2015: Best and Brightest
Feb06

Best Comics of 2015: Best and Brightest

With so many great stories beginning and continuing into and throughout 2015, it may be tough trying to narrow down the best comics of the year. To compile this list out of hundreds of comics, I used the simple condition that each series or arc had to begin in the year 2015. Below is a list of the five best comics the year had to offer, from a variety of creators, publishers, and genres.

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