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Men of Wrath

Marvel Preview: Men of Wrath #1 – Jason Aaron and Ron Garney

After recently finishing an excellent big event for Marvel with Original Sin, Jason Aaron is jumping right back in with a new series where he teams up with Ron Garney who he worked with on Thor: God of Thunder in [...]

September 5, 2014 News
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Review: The United States of Murder Inc. #1

As I stated before in my recent review of the latest issue in the Powers franchise, it feels like Bendis and Oeming are stuck in a creative rut, with no place to move the story forward. After all, it is [...]

May 17, 2014 Reviews
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Review: Powers – The Bureau #9

Star power is the most effective marketing tool a writer or an artist has these days in the field of comics. The marketplace struggles to come up with new ideas (or effectively regurgitate variations on old ones). As a writer [...]

April 23, 2014 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #142

All-New Bullet Reviews #142 has All-New Invaders AND X-Factor, also Avengers of all sorts, Harley Quinn, Superior Spider-Man Team-Up, and Painkiller Jane! [...]

January 28, 2014 Reviews
Painkiller Jane #1

Painkiller Jane is a new Icon from Palmiotti

It’s been a busy day for news already today, especially with this week leading up to the San Diego Comic Con! We anticipate a busy week of news and announcements here at Comic Booked, and although we had some great [...]

July 15, 2013 News
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Secret Service #6

Secret Service is basically a “What If James Bond had to train his nephew?”  Every issue up until now has been stellar.  The plot being the world will be down 5 billion people unless they can figure out who he [...]

April 19, 2013 Reviews
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Review: The Secret Service #5

Writer Mark Millar and comic legend Dave Gibbons deliver another in-your-face, action-packed story with The Secret Service #5 from Icon. Spoilers are ahead. Issue five brings readers one step closer to the end of The Secret Service by focusing on the [...]

January 19, 2013 Reviews
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Nemesis Returns in January

Next year Nemesis fans can expect a follow up to Marvel’s Icon Comics published series from 2010. The original run didn’t receive the critical acclaim of other major Millar works such as Kick-Ass but it’s obviously a story Mark Millar [...]

August 2, 2012 Reviews
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Review: The Secret Service #3

Writer Mark Millar and legendary artist Dave Gibbons continue their amazing mini-series The Secret Service under Marvel Comics’ Icon imprint. Co-plotted by director Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass and X-Men: First Class), issue 3 begins with an interesting clue as to [...]

July 27, 2012 Reviews
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Required Reading #6: Powers Vol 2.

It’s time for everyone’s favorite column again, Required Reading! This week we are going to continue to look at one of my personal favorite series, Powers. For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of reading Powers, it follows [...]

July 14, 2012 Reviews
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SDCC 2012: Eisner Award Winners Announced

The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award winners were announced Friday night at SDCC.  The full list of winners can be found here on the SDCC official site.  Winners include:       Best Short Story “The Seventh” by Darwyn Cooke [...]

July 14, 2012 Reviews
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“Powers #10” Comic Review

Powers #10, written by Brian Michael Bendis, with art by Michael Avon Oeming, and published by Marvel’s Icon imprint dropped this week– and it is an amazing issue! To refresh your memory, Detectives Walker and Sunrise, and Agent Pilgrim have [...]

June 3, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Super Crooks #3

Marvel’s Icon imprint continues to produce a prolific amount of Mark Millar’s projects. Super Crooks #3, with art by art savant Leinil Yu, continues its run by offering up more blood and guts in only a way that Millar can [...]

May 31, 2012 Reviews
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Review: The Secret Service #2

Marvel Comics’ creator-owned imprint Icon has become a de facto arm of writer Mark Millar as of late. His and artist Dave Gibbons newest offering, The Secret Service, debuted with an interesting plot, witty writing, and built a strong emotional [...]

May 19, 2012 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #57

Every week we take a look at a selection of recent releases that, we hope, are still available at your local comic shop! This week: Dark Shadows #5, Fairest #3, Grimm Fairy Tales: Myths & Legends #15, Journey Into Mystery [...]

May 15, 2012 Reviews