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Q&A Today: Zack Kaplan

It’s not every day that we get to enjoy seeing writer Zack Kaplan chime in on ECLIPSE and all things indie comics, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  What can you share with us about ECLIPSE without giving too much away? ZK: ECLIPSE is a story that takes place in a world where the sun will burn you alive …

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Guest Review: XO Manowar #2

Guest Writer: Tim Myers Matt Kindt -Writer and creator Tomás Giorello – Artist Diego Rodriguez – Colorist At first, this reads as a “typical and run of the mill, science fiction and space-faring adventure,” whatever that means. After a page, maybe two, you will realize what you have unjustly attempted to do: try to categorize this page-turner serial as anything …

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Guest Review: Britannia #1

Guest Writer: Tim Meyers Peter Milligan -Writer Juan José Rype -Artist What do you get when you have an Imperial Investigator—an ancient Roman version of Sherlock Holmes—dispatched to a faraway outpost in the Roman empire in the 4th decade AD? How about Britannia #1, an original best seller from Valiant Entertainment based out of New York. That detective’s name is …

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Guest Review: Doctor Who and the Arena of Fear

Guest Writer: Tim Myers Eleonora Carlini, Elena Casagrande, and Iolanda Zanfardino -Artists Simone De Mes and Luca Marescas -Art assists Nick Abadzis-Writer Richard Starkings and Jimmy Betancourt-Lettering   An aura of anticipation emanates from this “assignment.” Doctor Who has been around since 1963! This comic covers 128 pages and leads us from one adventure into the next. Talk about longevity, …

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Guest Review: World War Tank Girl

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Alan Martin- writer Brett Parson-artist Tank Girl, everyone’s favorite Post Apocalyptic Australian gal thrust into the middle of World War II.  Much like any Tank Girl offering it makes no apologies for little to no back story and simply thrusts you straight into action.  Action which has our favorite lady running naked across a battlefield clipping …

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Guest Review: Bloodshot Reborn #0

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Jeff Lemire -Writer Renato Guedes -Artist Andrew Dalhouse -Colors Bloodshot, the consummate killing machine powered by nanites, small microscopic robots constantly repairing damage, enhancing abilities and propelling him forward.  No amount of nanites however can repair his often tortured soul and fractured mind, his past a lie crafted by project rising spirit to further enforce him …

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Guest Review: The Magdalena #1

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Tini Howard, Ryan Cady – Writers Christian Dibari -Artist Mike Spicer -Colors The Magdalena, illegitimate heiress of the bloodline of Christ and Mary Magdalene’s union; wielder of the Spear of Destiny, and champion against the dark machinations of Satan.  Top Cow and Image have been interjecting the Magdalena into the Darkness and Witchblade storylines since the …

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Guest Review: Khaal, The Chronicles of a Galactic Emperor

Guest Writer: Tim Myers Stephane Louis – writer Valentine Sécher -artist From the acclaimed graphic novel and comic publishers, Titan Comics, comes the action-packed third installation of Khaal, The Chronicles of a Galactic Emperor, written by Stephane Louis and illustrated by Valentin Sécher. An original work, Louis brings to mind The Chronicles of Riddick, although they are distinctly different. Khaal, …

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Guest Review: X-O Manowar #1

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Matt Kindt -Writer Tomas Giorella -Artist Diego Rodriguez -Color X-O Manowar has been a favorite of mine since 1992. Jim Shooter and Bob Layton breathed life into the idea of an ancient Visigoth warrior from the 5th century AD being haphazardly thrust into alien slavery for seven years before fighting his way into an alien armory …