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Top Cow’s Bonehead is an Engaging Introduction

Guest Writer: Brent Griffis Writer-Bryan Hill Art-Rhoald Marcellius This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Right from the outset, the first issue of “Bonehead” grabs the reader’s attention. The clever use of monochromatic backgrounds in most panels makes each character jump off the page. The bright, almost neon, color palate …

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Top Cow’s Port of Earth #2 Picks Up the Pace

Guestwriter: Ernie Laurence Writer – Zack Kaplan Artist – Andrea Mutti Colorist – Vladimir Popov Letterer – Troy Peteri Editor – Elena Salcedo This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. “The Deal protects us all.” Story The comic opens with the talk show we saw in the last one, an …

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Biting Into Image Comics’ Dark Fang Issue #2

Guest Writer: Katherine Cooper Butland Writer- Miles Gunter Artist-Kelsey Shannon This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Dark Fang issue two is now available through Image Comics. The first issue was loads of fun, so of course I had to keep reading! Issue 2 begins abruptly with Valla re-visiting the …

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Aftershock’s Comic Monstrous Mechanica

Guest Writer: Stonie Williams Writer – Paul Allor Artist – Chris Evenhuis Colorist Sjan Weijers This was brought to you by the gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. “Ah, Leonardo. What will you do with there’s no more need for your war machines?” “Well… I do also paint.” It’s Florence, 1472. Leonardo da Vinci finds himself …

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Image Comics’ Sleepless Has Character Building in Abundance

Guest Writer: Ernie Laurence Story-Sarah Vaughn Art / Cover– Leila Del Duca, Alissa Sallah This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. “Lady ‘Poppy’ Pyppenia is guarded by the Sleepless Knight Cyrenic, but danger is around every corner…” Worldbuilding For this particular comic, I would argue that there is not much …

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Doctor Who Comics’ A Confusion of Angels

Guest Writer: Tim Myers This was made possible by a gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. The team at Titan Comics put together another “grand slam” with this tale of the Doctor, Bill, and Nardole. They bring in quite the team for this one, including Richard Dinnick, Francesco Manna, and Hi Fi. Once again, as we …

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Modern gamer, should you buy it local or buy it online?

Once upon a time back in 1986… It is 1986.  My dragon magazine is open and inside is a glossy advertisement for this book called Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay.  It features an ogre with a black and white mohawk getting skewered by a dwarf with an orange crested mohawk.  My imagination was on fire!  I had to buy this right then …

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Felix Leiter From Dynamite Comics With Love

Guest Writer: Nick Monitto Writer-James Robinson Artist-Aaron Campbell This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Although my nerdiness spanned many areas, one where I never got in too deeply was with comic books. Growing up in the 1980’s, the only ones I read were “GI Joe” and “Transformers”, things which …

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Now, for Maestros’ next trick… Maestros #3

Guest Writer: Stonie Williams Writer & Artist – Steve Skroce Colorist – Dave Stewart Lettering & Design – Fonografiks This article made possible with the gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. Warning! Minor spoilers ahead! “I’m sorry, did it sound like I was asking?” Will was the son of the High Wizard and a woman from …

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Reading Paradiso #1 is a little slice of heaven

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Bryan Parke Story: Ram V Art / Cover: Dev Pramanik, Dearbhla Kelly I’ve come to Image Comics’ Paradiso #1 completely cold; I knew nothing of the story or the characters before I opened the issue. We can guess at the some …