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Lone Ranger #1

Guestwriter: Nick Monitto Writer: Mark Russell Artist: Bob Q This article was made possible due to the gift of a review copy. Before the super powers of “Spider-Man” or the devices of “Batman”, adventure heroes fought with more simple resources. In the post-Civil War years, the United States was still growing and the West was a rough and tumble place. …

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Rick & Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons #2

Guestwriter: Jeff Aultman Writers: Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Zub Artist:Troy Little Colorist: Leonardo Ito Things are certainly getting schwifty in the realm of Faerun, and certainly not because of a new DM’s homebrew campaign, dungeoneers!  Rick Sanchez is the new dungeon master, and he is out to get things done at Morty’s expense though feigns the intent of helping him becoming …

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Analog: A tale that could be either entertainment or a warning for the future!

Analog Pdf supplied by Image Comics for review Analog is written by Duggan; Artwork by O’Sullivan; Color by Bellaire & Spicer; Lettering by Sabino   Image comics has definitely established itself as the independent company that is unabashedly capable of covering controversial adult material. While the term “adult” can mean a lot of things, (one could argue in some cases …

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Aftershock Comics’ Rough Riders vol. 3

Guestwriter: Frank Montellano Writer: Adam Glass Artist: Patrick Olliffe Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb This article was made possible through the gift of a review copy from Aftershock Comics of the first twenty-four pages of Rough Riders, Volume 3: Ride or Die. I have never read an issue of Rough Riders before this volume. But have no fear, gentle reader! The plot …

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Yi Soon Shin: Warrior and Defender

No sorcery, but plenty of sword in a tale to thrill fans of both S&S and action films. http://www.yisoonshin.com/the-series/ An enemy that cannot be resisted meets a man who cannot be defeated in battle. This is the kind of simple, irresistible premise that pulls the money out of my wallet every time. On the surface, the plot of Yi Soon Shin …

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Dick Tracy is Very Much Alive

Guestwriter: John Enfield Writers: Lee Allred, Michael Allred, Laura Allred Artist: Rich Tommaso This review was made possible due to a review copy. How do you introduce a hero, who was very much the product of a bygone era, to a new, modern audience without ruining him for long-time fans? ‘Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive’ comes very close to perfectly …

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The Wicked + The Divine: 1373

Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Ryan Kelly This article was made possible through the gift of a review copy. Once again, we return with a stand-alone The Wicked + The Divine. That we can have the main arc interrupted for these one-offs that really only give us more questions than really explain anything and still keep our attention is a testament …

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Book Retort of Patience! Conviction! Revenge!

Guestwriter: John Enfield Writer: Patrick Kindlon Aritst: Marco Ferrari   Patience! Conviction! Revenge! A post-apocalyptic story worth telling. Post-apocalyptic stories aren’t exactly rare; they’re one of the main sub-genres of science fiction.  Neither are satires nor homages to spaghetti western movies.  But, put all three together and you do have a rare gem: this comic book.  It’s as if Patrick …

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Dejah Thoris: Gardens of Mars

Guestwriter: John Enfield Writer: Amy Chu Artist: Pasquale Qualano In this day and age of real-life robots slowly but surely driving over the surface, while satellites fly in orbit over them, all sending us actual data about what it is really like beyond what we’ve glimpsed through telescopes, it is hard to imagine what people were thinking about Mars way …