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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03rd Jul2017

‘God Country #6′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw | Published by Image Comics God Country made Donny Cates into an overnight phenomenon only a few months ago. Well, as much as an overnight success a comic book writer can be. He is a person who has worked in the industry for years. That experience paid off […]

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03rd Jul2017

‘Saga #44′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Brian K. Vaughan | Art by Fiona Staples | Published by Image Comics Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples have put out another good issue of Saga. What’s new right? Next thing I will be writing a review over the wetness of water or blueness of the sky. When you answer the question of what […]

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27th Jun2017

‘Crosswind #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Gail Simone | Art by Cat Staggs | Published by Image Comics One of the best benefits of comics is that the format allows you to easily take a known concept or storyline and modify it to an unexpected genre. Gail Simone and Cat Staggs’s  Crosswind takes the idea of the good old […]

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17th Jun2017

‘Saga #43′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by  Brian K. Vaughan | Art by Fiona Staples | Published by Image Comics Saga is easily the most decorated book currently going today and will probably go down as the greatest book of this current generation. Still, even with that I would argue it is can be under appreciated. It is a victim of […]

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16th Jun2017

‘Reborn #6′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Mark Millar | Art by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion | Published by Image Comics Looking at the creative team and concept of Reborn it had the ability to be a great series but it never reached the height of its potential. While reading this series I can see the wheels spinning in Miller’s head with all […]

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16th Jun2017

‘Extremity #4′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by  Daniel Warren Johnson | Art by Daniel Warren Johnson | Published by Image Comics Daniel Warren Johnson has made quite the book with Extremity. He has been able to create this vast creative world full of its own distinctive history. That world building has not taken away from any of the entertainment as the […]

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15th Jun2017

‘Youngblood #2′ & ‘Eternal Empire #2′ Review

by Dan Clark

Youngblood #2 Written by Chad Bowers | Art by Jim Towe | Published by Image Comics Youngblood #2 is an improvement from the first issue but still suffers from many of the same demoralizing issues. Two issues in the narrative is still impenetrable for anyone who is still not well versed in the lore of […]

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09th Jun2017

‘Youngblood #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Chad Bowers, Rob Liefeld | Art by: Jim Towe, Rob Liefeld | Published by Image Comics Currently, 90’s nostalgia is higher than it has even been before. We have shows like X-Files, Twin Peaks, and Rosanne all getting new seasons, and not to mention the fact Beauty and the Beast and Jurassic World are […]

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08th Jun2017

‘Kill or Be Killed #9′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Ed Brubaker | Art by Sean Philips | Published by Image Comics The use of first person narration is often looked down upon by people. Some say it is a lazy way to provide information or exposition about a story. It is typically more accepted in the crime genre because it is an […]

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07th Jun2017

‘East of West #33′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Jonathan Hickman | Art by Nick Dragotta | Published by Image Comics There is this phenomenon known as the ‘Runners High’ that occurs in long distance running, where your body basically rewards you for the physical demands and punishment you are putting it through. It is this moment of catharsis you reach through […]

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06th Jun2017

‘Curse Words #5′ & ‘Black Science #30′ Review

by Dan Clark

Curse Words #5 Written by Charles Soule | Art by Ryan Browne | Published by Image Comics With issue five of Curse Words we get the finale of the first arc that includes plenty of insane wizard magic and a surprising plot reveal that will surely be a big part of the next volume. On […]

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05th Jun2017

‘Deadly Class #28′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Rick Remender | Art by Wesley Craig | Published by Image Comics When it comes to the art of making a great comic it is easy to overlook the importance of each piece of the puzzle. Yes comic fans are well aware of their favorite artists and writers but the inkers, letters, and […]

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02nd Jun2017

‘Shirtless Bear-Fighter! #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Jody Leheup, Sebastian Girner | Art by Mike Spicer, Nil Vendrell | Published by Image Comics It is hard to make good smart dumb comedy. That’s a hard sentence to both read and write and it may not make sense at first but some comedy that on face value can look very slapstick […]

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18th May2017

‘God Country #5′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, John J. Hill | Published by Image Comics First off, I would like to thank writer Donny Cates for pumping the brakes for a second with issue #5 of this balls to the wall story. Secondly, once again he has added yet another layer […]

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11th May2017

‘The Walking Dead #167′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano | Published by Image Comics Rick may have inadvertently killed Sherry but how will the Saviors react to this? Let’s see what happens with Andrea, if anything, I mean obviously this could last a good few issues. I have heard it said […]

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11th May2017

‘The Walking Dead #166′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano | Published by Image Comics When we last saw our survivors, Rick and Negan had formed an unlikely alliance to fend of the walker horde when the Saviors make their move on Dwight and his rag tag army. Andrea, Magna and the […]

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05th May2017

Lumberjanes’ Grace Ellis gets ‘Moonstruck’ at Image

by Phil Wheat

Lumberjanes and Bravest Warriors writer Grace Ellis and newcomer Shae Beagle join forces for a magical ongoing series, Moonstruck, coming this July from Image Comics. A story of monsters, romance, and magical hijinks, the first arc of Moonstruck also features a story-within-a-story illustrated by artist Kate Leth (Patsy Walker A.K.A. Hellcat, Spell on Wheels). From […]

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26th Apr2017

‘God Country #4′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, John J. Hill | Published by Image Comics Yes, Yes, Yes, one million times yes… You may be forgiven for thinking a comic book with as heavy tones as God Country may start to pump the breaks around Issue 4. After all we are […]

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10th Apr2017

‘God Country #3′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, John J. Hill | Published by Image Comics I am a tad behind on comic reviews this month due to our excursion to Wales for SFW8 (for more on that check out podcast episode 70, coming to Nerdly tomorrow). However I am back and […]

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