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The Fade Out

Image Comics Review: The Fade Out #2

Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips The friends and co-workers of Valeria Sommers gather at her funeral. Screen writer Charlie Parish takes note of everyone’s outward show of emotions. “Flapjack” Jones, a former child star, surprises Charlie by being closer [...]

October 3, 2014 Reviews
Fade Out

Image Comics Review: The Fade Out 1

“The Wild Party” Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips Hollywood, 1948. The Fade Out #1 begins with screenwriter Charlie Parish waking up in a bath tub after a long night of partying. He pulls himself out of the tub and tries remember [...]

August 23, 2014 Reviews
Fatale 24

Image Comics Review: Fatale 24

    Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips Fatale 24 begins with a fable. A young Nicolas Lash is being told the story of a white owl that may have been a god and wrapped the Earth in a ribbon. Many [...]

August 2, 2014 Reviews
2013 End of Year Comic Awards

Comic Booked’s Best of 2013

With this being my first year at Comic Booked, I was very proud to participate and work with everybody on putting this year end list together. Essentially, these are the staff picks for best books, writers, and artists of 2013. [...]

December 28, 2013 Features
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Review: Fatale #11

Image Comics’ release of the Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ title Fatale begins a series of stand-alone stories after wrapping its last arc. The potent combo of Brubaker’s writing with Phillips’ cinematic artwork create another tightly crafted episode of this [...]

January 3, 2013 Reviews
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Image Comics Reveals the Curse of Femme FATALE

Image Comics has now announced the release of four standalone flashback issues by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips relating to their series FATALE. Official details are below: [quote]Josephine, heroine of Ed Brubaker’s and Sean Phillips’ Image Comics series FATALE, has carried the [...]

December 8, 2012 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #78

TUESDAY! Yeah, this has become the primer for New Comics Day, Wednesday. Each week we take a look at a sampling of recently released books from various publishers and give some quick thoughts. This week we look at: Amazing Spider-Man [...]

October 9, 2012 Reviews
Winter Soldier #9

Review: Winter Soldier #9

So, Ed Brubaker has kicked off the countdown to his complete exit from Marvel.  Of course, there’s the little asterisk he gives that he ​may one day​ return to Marvel, and to ​The ​Crazy ​Adventures of Cyborg-Bucky​ (a.k.a. ​Winter Soldier​). [...]

September 2, 2012 Reviews
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Comic Revolt with David Gillette: A Chat with 44 Flood

In this week’s Comic Revolt, I spoke with the collective 44 Flood about the success of their Tome Kickstarter campaign. Their original funding goal was $18,400, but finished at an amazing $132,538 when the final bell was rung. Comprised of [...]

August 17, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Avengers vs. X-Men #10

So we are down to only two X-Men holding the power of the Phoenix Force: Scott Summers and Emma Frost.   The Avengers are screwed six ways to Sunday, and Captain America is getting sick of losing.  As the last [...]

August 17, 2012 Reviews
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The Future of Captain America is Marvel NOW!

Marvel NOW!, Marvel’s soft-reboot of their entire universe, has created more than a few strange and bold choices. Matt Fraction on Fantastic Four. Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan taking Deadpool. The choices Marvel is making have the opportunity to be [...]

August 10, 2012 Reviews
Fatale #6

Review: Fatale #6

Historically speaking, the 1970s are sometimes regarded as the crash of the 60s.  The gains made in the civil rights movement and the euphoric sense amongst anti-war protesters that they could change the world with peace, love, and understanding gave [...]

July 5, 2012 Reviews
Winter Soldier #7

Review: Winter Soldier #7

For part two of Broken Arrow, Michael Lark finally managed to break from his usual grim-darkness for precisely one panel.  It’s set during a montage where Bucky recalls his shared past with Black Widow being trained and brainwashed by the [...]

June 22, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Winter Soldier #6

Watching the whole arc of revived-cyborg-Bucky from the early days of Ed Brubaker’s Captain America run to now has been nothing short of amazing.  The whole spy intrigue, steeped in the leftover Cold War paranoia still tugging at the back [...]

June 8, 2012 Reviews
Winter Soldier 5

Review: Winter Soldier #5

One of the best things Marvel Comics did this year was let Bucky Barnes’ Winter Soldier get his own title. Writer Ed Brubaker and artist Butch Guice are taking an old-school approach to making this one of Marvel’s best series. [...]

May 20, 2012 Reviews