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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 …

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Guest Review: Dark Souls: Tales of Ember

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop George Mann, Tauriq Moosa, and Michael Walsh – Writers Daniele Serra, Damien Worm, Michael Walsh & Dylan Burnett – Artists Dark Souls has been a favorite of mine for some time.  I have suffered, errr, I mean painstakingly played through every iteration of the game since its pseudo conceptual origin in the form of King’s Field …

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Guest Review: Torchwood Graphic Novel

Guest Writer: Tim Myers Pasquale Qualano—artist Antonio Fusio—artist Marco Lesko—colorist John and Carol Barrowman—creators Richard Starkings and Jimmy Betancourt—Lettering What can make fan boys and girls alike squeal with delight? Maybe that lovable rogue from the Doctor Who universe known as Captain Jack Harkness can do it, after all guys and girls both fawn over him. From the moment that …

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Guest Review: Penny Dreadful

Guest Review: Tim Myers This is the graphic literary prequel by the team at Titan Comics based on the Showtime original series of the same name woven by executive co-producer John Logan. Enter a world of vampires as you delve into these 30 masterfully created panels. With themes of demonic possession and other occult occurrences, Chris King, the executive producer …

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Guest Review: Doppelganger #1

Guest Writer: Tim Myers A four-issue series by Jordan Hart, Doppelganger is about the beginning of one man’s descent into madness. Beginning with a small fender bender one afternoon, Dennis, our protagonist, has his life turned upside down in an unusual encounter with destiny. As we follow along and the situation becomes twisted, he finds that he has no choice …

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Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem

Guest Review by Eric Bloat Anno Dracula 1895:  Seven Days in Mayhem written by Kim Newman, art by Paul McCaffrey, released by Titan Comics is the first Comic Book entry in a long running, alternative history of fictional novels to Bram Stoker’s Dracula where the heroes of the Stoker’s Dracula failed to defeat the titular vampire villain.  In this fictional …

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Book Retort: ECLIPSE #5

Written by Tim Myers Another issue from the former screenwriting teacher Zack Kaplan, this follow-up continues the Eclipse series, unfolding the intrigue-ridden story of Cielo, our heroine and the daughter of Solarity CEO Nick Brandt, and David Baxter (Bax;) a security officer with Solarity charged with keeping Mr. Brandt’s rebellious daughter safe. Cielo tries to come to terms with the …

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Sneak Peek: SECRET WEAPONS #1

Sneak Peek: SECRET WEAPONS #1 – Oscar Nominee Eric Heisserer & Visionary Artist Raul Allen Recruit Valiant’s Electrifying New Team in June! This June, Valiant’s biggest series of the summer heats up as Livewire leads a team of extraordinary new heroes into the firefight of their lives! Valiant Comics is proud to present your first look inside SECRET WEAPONS #1 …

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Book Retort: Starstruck #1

Starstruck #1 Written by Elaine Lee, Artwork by Mw Kaluta Review by Christopher Bishop Starstruck has enjoyed a long storied past, originally taken from an off-Broadway play, it spanned across multiple different formats and companies since the early 1980s.  It semi-follows along the adventures of Captain Galatia 9 and her partner Brucilla the muscle.  The series was known for using …