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Review: Earth-2 #17

When a new writer takes over a book, usually the tonal shift is incredibly jarring and out of place. Things may get darker, grimmer or more humorous and light-hearted. Well, the transition from James Robinson’s run on Earth-2 to Tom [...]

November 10, 2013 Reviews
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Injustice: Gods Among Us #7 – Review

Tensions are mounting, fears are rising and our “heroes” are being pushed to the limit in Injustice: Gods Among Us #7. This issue continues the back story to the hit fighting video game of the same name, currently available for Wii [...]

August 1, 2013 Reviews
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Injustice: Gods Among Us #6 – Review

The ultimate battle, heroes versus heroes, villains on both sides. Injustice: Gods Among Us started off with a bang, literally and now we are to the sixth issue. Injustice: Gods Among Us is a unique comic book series. It is based on [...]

June 29, 2013 Reviews
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Breaking: New Earth 2 Writer Announced

Earth 2 has found its new savior.  A while back, DC Comics announced that regular series writer James Robinson would not only be leaving the series that introduced the first alternate reality within the New 52 but also the company [...]

June 17, 2013 News, Reviews
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Injustice: Gods Among Us #5 – Review

We are now to the fifth issue of this comic book tie-in series. For those of you who are unaware, the Injustice: Gods Among Us comic book is directly based on the recently released video game. Now, I’ve picked up the [...]

May 31, 2013 Reviews
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EXCLUSIVE: October Star Wars Covers

As always, Dark Horse has some awesome things in store for October’s Star Wars releases. Comic Booked is pleased to present the exlusive reveal of the covers to three of those titles, along with a brief rundown of what’s to [...]

July 5, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Boba Fett Is Dead #1

Note: This review covers an issue that has not yet been released, and as such may include minor spoilers.   One would have to assume hat a Star Wars mini-series titled Boba Fett Is Dead just seems silly. I mean, [...]

April 22, 2012 Reviews
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DC’s Digital Plan Includes New Comics M-F, Batman & More

DC Comics announced plans, then expanded on them at C2E2, to strengthen their digital-first releases. While the concept of comic publishers making a stronger commitment to digital content is hardly surprising these days, DC’s plan is interesting for a variety [...]

April 14, 2012 Reviews
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DC Announces National Comics

If the name National Comics doesn’t sound familiar to you then allow me to explain the significance in DC’s announcement. Back in 1934, a man named Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson founded the publishing house National Allied Publications and would publish some [...]

April 10, 2012 Reviews
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ROCKETEER ADVENTURES Vol. 2 #1 Coming in March From IDW

IDW returns to The Rocketeer Adventures and they’re not alone. A virtual who’s who in comics will contribute to the new series. The second all-new, all-fantastic Rocketeer Adventures series launches into stores in March! Each extra-long issue—boasting 25 pages of [...]

January 24, 2012 Reviews
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Thanking 2011 – Welcoming 2012

2011 has been by far my favorite year of existence. Unless you live under a rock, or are a complete and delusional narcissist, how amazing a year is comes down to how amazing the people you share it with are. [...]

January 2, 2012 Reviews
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Mass Effect vs Star Wars – Choose Your Mythology

As an 80’s child, the phrase ‘Star Wars is the mythology of our time’ has become something of a truism for me. It is now essential to mention Joseph Campbell when discussing the symbolism of Star Wars. It is certainly [...]

November 22, 2011 Features
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A Comic Booked Weekend in Melbourne

Melbourne has had a long-standing reputation as being the cultural capital of Australia. Its book stores, music events and exhibitions have more than enough on offer to satisfy anyone’s taste. It also happens to have the only coffee shop to [...]

September 30, 2011 Reviews
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Dark Horse Comics Wednesday Release List – 09/14/2011

Alrighty, as you know I was out late tonight with fellow comic industry friends so I’m a little behind. As such let’s keep this short and sweet because really, these Dark Horse releases this week sell themselves with their long [...]

September 15, 2011 Reviews
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Nicole Sixx Reviews Dark Horse – Day Two: Star Wars Friday

So every Friday Dark Horse Comics brings a little dose of the Force to our happy lives and as such I thought today would be the perfect day to read and review my trio of Star Wars titles. By the [...]

September 10, 2011 Reviews