13th Feb2018

‘No.1 With a Bullet #4’ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Jacob Semahn | Art by Jorge Corona | Published by Image Comics Considering the timely story of No.1 With a Bullet it is surprising, not more attention has been paid towards it. It is this story about a woman facing off against a culture that is so eager to demonize her even though […]

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12th Feb2018

Panel Discussion #45: Indie Comic Round-Up

by Dan Clark

Welcome back to another installment of Panel Discussion – this time featuring a round-up of the indie comic books that have been peaking our interest recently… Rock Candy Mountain #8 Written by Chris Schweizer | Art by Chris Schweizer They say a hobo’s life is measured by his friends. That makes you wonder what a comic […]

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08th Feb2018

‘Moon Knight #191’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Max Bemis | Art by Jacen Burrows | Published by Marvel Comics Moon Knight is one of the few characters that can have great runs by different creative teams where each version feels very distinctive yet they all still remain as an overarching hole. Max Bemis and penciler Jacen Burrows have already made […]

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06th Feb2018

‘Avengers #678’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Mark Waid, Al Ewing, Jim Zub | Art by Pepe Larraz | Published by Marvel Comics It is good to read crazy fun Avengers stories again. For some time now the Avengers comic brand has been hurting. A large number of titles in varying degrees of quality had watered down the excitement of […]

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05th Feb2018

‘Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey #5’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Matthew Rosenberg | Art by Joe Bennett, Leinil Francis Yu | Published by Marvel Comics Weekly comic book events rarely work out well. It is one thing to have a story that crossover from series to series, but when you have a self-contained book with one writer and a group of artist the […]

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19th Dec2017

Movies to Show My Son: ‘Star Wars’

by Dan Clark

Welcome to another installment of Movies to Show My Son. This is the blog series where I discuss movies I can’t wait to show my son in the future. I’ll be covering my own personal experience with the movie, movie and life lessons I hope he will learn, and lastly my concerns about showing said […]

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23rd Nov2017

‘Doomsday Clock #1’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Geoff Johns | Art by Gary Frank | Published by DC Comics For many comic book fans Watchmen should be an untouchable work of art that is not interfered with by anyone. So the simple concept of Doomsday Clock will be too much to get beyond. DC has already shown they do not […]

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17th Nov2017

‘The Punisher #218’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Matthew Rosenberg | Art by Guiu Vilanova | Published by Marvel Comics With the launch of Marvel Legacy and his upcoming Netflix series, this is the perfect time for The Punisher to become a big deal again in the world of comics. Not since Garth Ennis penned the title was Punisher a major […]

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09th Nov2017

‘Captain America #695’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Mark Waid | Art by Chris Samnee | Published by Marvel Comics Captain America #695 is everything this new Marvel Legacy relaunch should be modeling itself after. First and foremost it is a great issue that encapsulates everything that is great about the character of Steve Rogers. For those who would argue a […]

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06th Oct2017

‘Batman: White Knight #1’ Review

by Dan Clark

Writing and Art by Sean Murphy | Published by DC Comics The world of comics has long been filled with different versions of Batman. He is basically the Madonna of comics reinventing himself for each new generation from Adam West’s campy portrayal to Frank Millers’ Dark Knight to Christopher Nolan’s Batman in the real world. […]

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10th Jul2017

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The Death of Stalin’

by Dan Clark

Written by Fabien Nury | Art by Thierry Robin | Published by Titan Comics What happens when one of the most powerful men in history passes away? Who is left to pick up the pieces? Does society fall into chaos or erupt into celebration over the news that one of history’s most vicious tyrants has succumb […]

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06th Jul2017

‘Clue #1’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Paul Allor | Art by Nelson Daniel | Published by IDW When the mysterious Mr. Boddy turns up dead at his own dinner party, everyone’s a suspect! Miss Scarlett, Colonel Mustard, Mrs. Peacock, Professor Plum—all the familiar faces from the famous board game are back, with a couple new twists. But will Boddy’s Body be […]

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06th Jul2017

‘Ghostbusters 101 #4’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Erik Burnham | Art by Dan Schoening | Published by IDW Two teams of Ghostbusters are fighting the clock, trying to understand why their dimensions are being pulled together… even as the merging itself causes such a surge of psychokinetic energy that more ghosts than ever are coming out of the woodwork! Today’s secret phrase […]

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06th Jul2017

‘Britannia: We Who Are About to Die #3’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Peter Milligan | Art by Juan Jose Ryp | Published by Valiant Comics Wrath of the gods!The women of Rome march to rebellion! Magic and mystery continue to intertwine as the clock ticks down to Rubria’s final hours. Will Antonius Axia and his mysterious new partner—the brutal female gladiator known as Achillia—untangle the knots that […]

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06th Jul2017

‘Rapture #2’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by: Matt Kindt | Art by: Cafu, Roberto de la Torre | Published by Valiant Comics Rapture is a challenging book to review as it is well put together yet extremely difficult to get into. It is hard fantasy with dialog that is thick and verbose along with a plotline full of multiple threads and magical creatures […]

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05th Jul2017

‘Jimmy’s Bastards #1’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Garth Ennis | Art by Russell Braun | Published by Aftershock Comics Garth Ennis doing a mature spoof of the James Bond character makes a lot of sense. His sense of humor lends itself to that type of idea, and the more Garth Ennis comics we get the better the world of comics. Jimmy’s Bastards […]

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05th Jul2017

‘Archie #21’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by  Mark Waid | Art by Pete Woods | Published by Archie Comics Mark Waid and Pete Woods are doing something special with this current storyline in Archie. This has long been a book about low-risk struggles such as teenage romance and local town elections. ‘Over the Edge’ adds a more ominous tone to all […]

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05th Jul2017

‘Grass Kings #4’ & ‘WWE #6’ Review(s)

by Dan Clark

Grass Kings #4 Written by Matt Kindt | Art by Tyler Jenkins | Published by Boom! Studios Grass Kings is a series that is in a hurry to go nowhere. Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins built this book from the inside out. By crafting the characters and the world they live in first the tension […]

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04th Jul2017

‘Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #2’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Victor LaValle | Art by Dietrich Smith | Published by Boom! Studios Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #2 has the makings of a good comic but some of the execution was off-putting and at times even upsetting. Two issues in and it is still unclear who exactly the protagonist of this story is or what fully is […]

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04th Jul2017

‘Royal City #4’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Jeff Lemire | Art by Jeff Lemire | Published by Image Comics It all falls down. The delicate balancing act that has been keeping the fragile lives of each Pike family member aloft comes crashing down. And with his past finally catching up to him, Pat’s sins are revealed, but it may be too late […]

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04th Jul2017

‘The Walking Dead #168’ & ‘X-O Manowar #4’ Review(s)

by Dan Clark

The Walking Dead #168 Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard | Published by Image Comics The Walking Dead is one of the few comics existing today where death still matters. Unlike the television show it does not play games with killing characters for cheap attention points, nor does it bring characters back to life […]

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03rd Jul2017

‘GRRL Scouts: Magic Socks #2’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Jim Mahfood | Art by Jim Mahfood | Published by Image Comics GRRL Scouts: Magic Socks is a difficult book to review because it has a certain of style and humor that will work for its target audience. The question becomes how big is that audience, and more importantly does accomplishing what you set out […]

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