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Trevor Hairsine's exclusive pullbox cover variant to Eternal Warrior #1

Review – Eternal Warrior #1 from Valiant Comics

The Valiant relaunch was announced in 2011. (Has really been that long?)  Right away there were certain things old school Valiant fans could be sure off.  Among them: X-O Manowar and Harbinger were going to be among the first titles [...]

September 11, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
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Lobo Gets His New 52 Debut… Again

Thought you knew who Lobo was? Well apparently you don’t.  No one does.   Get ready to meet the real Lobo as part of  DC’s Villians Month even this September. Now it may come to a surprise to some that Lobo [...]

August 23, 2013 News, ZDONOTUSE
Review: Quantum and Woody #1

Review: Quantum and Woody #1

Some folks like their superheroes to be gritty and serious.  Others may prefer a more fantastic take. They want their comics filled with high octane action, with humor.  Valiant’s latest series, Quantum and Woody, is clearly for the latter.  And [...]

July 11, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
The Flash #14

Flash #14 from DC Comics

The is no arguing that is one DC's best looking books, but is it all Flash and no substance? David "The Exile" Vandervliet tells you whether or not DC's The Flash delivers on time. [...]

December 2, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Immortal Lycanthropes, by Hal Johnson

Immortal Lycanthropes

I didn’t know what expect when I picked up Immortal Lycanthropes, by Hal Johnson. This is the story of Myron Horowitz. Myron is a pretty typical 13-year-old. He’s starting high school.  He likes adventure stories.  Of course there is the [...]

November 14, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Shadowman #1

Shadowman #1 from Valiant Comics

This new Shadowman comic makes Valiant 5 for 5. [...]

November 4, 2012 Features
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Disney to buy Lucasfilm for $4B, New Star Wars films by 2015

Disney has announced today that they have bought Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise from the Master of the Force himself, George Lucas for a whopping 4 billion dollars! As part of the news, Disney has announced their plans to [...]

October 30, 2012 News
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Review: Archer & Armstrong #1

They called it the ​Summer of Valiant, ​the relaunch of a complete comics universe after more than 10 years of dormancy.  They started small, with a core of 4 monthly titles, ​X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Bloodshot, ​and now, ​Archer & Armstrong, [...]

August 8, 2012 Features
Bane Breaks the Bat

Bane Returns in BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT

Once he was the man who broke that Bat. It was 1993, and DC’s editorial staff had decided it was time to break down all of their characters, killing, maiming and driving them to the brink of insanity.  It was [...]

February 17, 2012 News
Blackhawks, New 52, DC Comics

The New 52 Review – Blackhawks

A New 52 series featuring a combined Special Forces team where the members use colorful codenames, striking at terrorist forces from a secure hidden base, equipped with the latest weapons tech and support vehicles.  No, DC didn’t sneak the G.I. [...]

October 12, 2011 Features
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The New 52 Review – I, Vampire

DC’s New 52 relaunch has focused primarily on it’s superhero line, but they haven’t forgotten the success the have had in the past with other genres. Horror is well represented in the new DC comics line, and right out of [...]

October 9, 2011 Features
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The New 52 Review – All Star Western

The New 52, DC Comics‘ re-imaging and relaunching of their superhero based continuity, was to update their characters and bring them into the 21st century in an effort to  keep everything cool about their characters while jettisoning all the confusing and [...]

October 9, 2011 Features
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The New 52 Review – Catwoman

Catwoman is on the prowl again. DC’s New 52 slips on the leather cat suit and whip and gets a little rough, so be prepared, and know your safe word, because Catwoman is back. Watch out for your family jewels. [...]

October 1, 2011 Features
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The New 52 Review – Captain Atom

Penned by J.T. Krul, who also wrote the new Green Arrow book that I didn’t care for much. Here Krul impresses me more, maybe because because, unlike Oliver Queen, I had no real feelings on who Captain Atom should be. [...]

September 30, 2011 Features
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The New 52 Review – Blue Beetle

In 1983 DC acquired the Charlton’s “Action Heroes”, Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, The Question, Nightshade, Thunderbolt, and the Peacemaker from the struggling publisher.   Alan Moore originally wrote Watchmen with these characters in mind, but at the last minute DC decided [...]

September 24, 2011 Features

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