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Review: Mayday #2

(Black Mask Studios 2015)

Written by Curt Pires

Art by Christopher Peterson

Colors by Pete Toms

Curt Pires is the kind of writer who likes to keep you guessing. Upon opening the first issue of Mayday from Black Mask Studios, you would never guess that enough could happen in 44 pages that by the end of issue two he felt the need for some editorial disclaimer. Continue reading

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Review: A-Force #1

(Marvel Comics 2015)

Written by Marguerite Bennett and G. Willow Wilson

Art by Jorge Molina and Laura Martin

A-Force #1 is easily one of the most high profile books to come out of the Secret Wars event if for no other reason than to quiet the lingering criticisms that Marvel is not female friendly enough in terms of publishing titles with female led teams or lead female characters. Continue reading

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Review: The Thrilling Adventure Hour Presents: Beyond Belief

(Image Comics 2015)

The Thrilling Adventure Hour Presents: Beyond Belief #1

Written by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker

Pencils by Phil Hester

Inks by Eric Gapstur and Ande Parks

Colors by Mauricio Wallace

Letters by Marshall Dillon

“It’s time to send the little ones off to dreamland, and set your radio’s dial to “spooky”. Bolt the doors, lock your windows, and steel yourself for mysterious suspense in this evening’s feature…Beyond Belief.” Continue reading

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Review: Oreimo 1

 (Dengeki G’s Magazine/Dark Horse Comics 2012)

Story is completed (4 volumes, 26 Chapters)

 Story by Tsukasa Fushimi & Art by Sakura Ikeda

 Summary: Kyousuke is your normal, average, everyday teenager. Until one day his world enters the weird when he discovers that his little sister, Kirino is a closet otaku for anime, manga, and ero-games. Continue reading

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Review: Godkiller Vol. 1 and Issue #4

(Black Mask Studios 2015)

Written by Matt Pizzolo

Illustrated by Anna Muckcracker Wieszczyk

Additional Illustrations by Ben Templesmith, Tim Seeley, and Amancay Nahuelpan

I try to keep my reviews tasteful. I try to refrain from curse words as adjectives because they don’t usually expand upon an idea any more than a regular adjective might. I may have to make an exception here. Godkiller Volume 1, what an amazing f@#kin’ book. (and I don’t use my keyboard characters lightly.) Continue reading