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Comics of September 21, 2016

Every month, there’s at least one big week for my comic pickups, and today is that week. As such, let’s skip the usual introduction and get right to it. The comics I picked up this week include X-Men: Civil War … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly 10 review

Two of Kelly Sue DeConnick’s creator-owned comics released today, this and Bitch Planet 8. While Bitch Planet is a good series about non-compliant women in prison with heavy anti-sexism themes, I find it more enjoyable to talk about Pretty Deadly. … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly 9 review

As much as the Pretty Deadly series is so deep and dense with its mythology and poetry that the first arc needs several readings to understand, the second arc has been simpler for the most part. The story is a … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly 8 review

Considering how complex the first volume of Pretty Deadly is, it’s interesting to see how much more straight forward the second arc is. That’s not to say there isn’t anything behind the surface that you don’t notice the first time … Continue reading

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Comics of February 3, 2016

So for the first time since I got into comics, I didn’t pick up an Uncanny X-Men issue. UXM2 was not only mediocre on the writing front, but Greg Land’s art was terrible and they needlessly killed off a fan … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly 7 review

Pretty Deadly is an unusual comic to say the least. It’s not just that each issue greatly benefits from multiple readings. It’s not that it somehow combines a western, mythology, fairy tale and poetry (and in issue 6 and 7, … Continue reading

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Comics of December 16, 2015

This whole week of comics is a big number 2 … as in every Marvel title I picked up is a second issue. It’s a relatively small week with only 6 comics on my pull list, but I don’t mind. … Continue reading

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