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“Superman” #689 Review

“The Tourist” Writer: James Robinson Pencils: Renato Guedes Inks: José Wilson Magalhães Colors: David Curiel Cover: Andrew Robinson Mon-El has been front and center of Superman for a few months now.  And its pretty sad, but the book is actually far more interesting now.  With the recent revelation that the mystery serum that cured Mon-El of his lead poisoning is …

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“Messiah War” Review

“Messiah War” Parts 1 – 7 Writer: Dwayne Swierczynski (Cable); Craig Kyle & Christopher Yost (X-Force) Artists: Ariel Olivetti (Cable); Clayton Crain (X-Force) I know, I know.  I rant and rave too much about the X-Men’s current direction.  Yes, there have been some missteps.  Yes, there have been some misled, horrible arcs (”Sisterhood”, I’m glaring at you).  But “Messiah CompleX” …

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“New Avengers” #54 Review

Untitled Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Pencils: Billy Tan Inks: Batt and Billy Tan Colors: Justin Ponsor The Marvel Universe has a new Sorceror Supreme in Brother Voodoo, now known by the ridiculous moniker of Doctor Voodoo.  Its a shame what’s happening to Doctor Strange, someone fans love that Bendis has made a mockery of in recent years.  Stephen Strange is …

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“Gotham City Sirens” #1 Review

Union Writer: Paul Dini Artist: Guillem March Colors: Jose Villarrubia Paul Dini seems to be consuming the Batman universe whole.  Not only is he writing the new Streets of Gotham on-going, he’s also been given another go with the femme fatales of Gotham, characters whose current iterations are largely due to his work on Batman: The Animated Series.  And despite …

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“Detective Comics” #854 Review

Elegy, Pt. 1 “Agitato” Writer: Greg Rucka Artist: J.H. Williams III Colors: Dave Stewart With “Batman Reborn” sweeping the DC Universe, the most drastic change has been in the much anticipated revamp of Detective Comics.  Kate Kane, first introduced in the critically acclaimed 52, takes center stage as the much neglected Batwoman.  Its a character that’s received a lot of …

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“Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia” #1 Review

“Utopia” Part 1 Writer: Matt Fraction Pencils: Marc Silvestri, with assists by Michael Broussard, Eric Basaldua, Tyler Kirkham, & Sheldon Mitchell Inks: Joe Weems, with Marco Galli, Eric Basaldua, Rick Basaldua, Jason Gorder, Jay Leisten, Sal Regla, Jon Sibal, & Ryan Winn Colors: Frank D’Armata I’ve made no bones about having some serious love for the post-Messiah CompleX X-Men Universe.  …

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“Batman: Streets of Gotham” #1 Review

“Ignition!” Writer: Paul Dini Pencils: Dustin Nguyen Inks: Derek Fridolfs Colors: John Kalisz DC enters the next phase of their “Batman Reborn” event with the new title, Streets of Gotham.  This time around, the story focuses instead on Gotham as a whole, with the new Batman being viewed as he is through the eyes of its citizens. 

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