Image Comics Review: Sex Criminals #1

Sex Criminals #1 Writer: Matt Fraction Artist: Chip Zdarsky Publisher: Image Sex, and more so one’s introduction to it, is awkward. It’s only fitting then that Sex Criminals, the wildly inventive new series from Ima...
by Jeff Lake
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SDCC 2013: Cosplay

SDCC just ended yesterday and yet it already feels like it was long, long ago. For five glorious days I was in another world, resplendent with riches and wonders beyond comprehension. As I grapple with the return to reality (sp...
by Jeff Lake
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Marvel Comics Review: She Hulk #1

She Hulk #1 Writer: Charles Soule Artist: Javier Pulido Publisher: Marvel It’s not easy being green. Just ask Jennifer Walters. An attorney by day, and universe hopping member of the FF and Avengers by night (and other pa...
by Jeff Lake
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Marvel Comics Review: Black Widow # 1

Black Widow #1 Writer: Nathan Edmondson Artist: Phil Noto Publisher: Marvel Given the massive uptick in exposure Black Widow has seen in recent years, it’s a bit surprising that she’s only just getting her own Marve...
by Jeff Lake
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Image Comics Review: Rat Queens#1

Rat Queens #1 Writer: Kurtis J. Wiebe Artist: Roc Upchurch Publisher: Image The fantasy genre, with all its elves, dwarves, and questionable creatures, has long been a bit of a sausage fest. Questers are usually barrel chested,...
by Jeff Lake
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Vertigo Reviews: The Wake #2

The Wake #2 Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Sean Murphy Publisher: Vertigo Grab a book off the stands. Open it. Does it feature a prehistoric shark being baited and set upon by a tribe of aqua-people? No? Then put it down and pick...
by Jeff Lake
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BOOM! Studios Review: Curse #1

Curse #1 Writers: Michael Moreci, Tim Daniel Artists: Colin Lorimer, Riley Rossmo Publisher: BOOM! Studios These days, horror stories are a dime a dozen. A town tormented by a strange creature. A fun weekend in the mountains go...
by Jeff Lake
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 11/13/13

All-New X-Men #18 (Marvel) Arnab: If and when they do go back, is everyone assuming Xavier won’t notice that they’ve all aged a couple months to possibly a year? Infinite Speech: Don’t like that they’re ...
by Arnab
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Dark Horse Reviews: The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story

The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Vivek J. Tiwary Artist: Andrew C. Robinson, Kyle Baker For every great success, there’s a story behind it. It’s only fitting then that one of t...
by InfiniteSpeech
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Dark Horse Reviews: “Dream Thief” #1

Dream Thief #1 Writer: Jai Nitz Artist: Greg Smallwood Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Have you ever picked up a new, unfamiliar comic on a whim only to find it’s absolute garbage? “Dream Thief” #1 is the exact o...
by Jeff Lake
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Image Comics Reviews: Mind the Gap Volume 1

In preparation for this review of Image Comics’ Mind the Gap: Intimate Strangers, I attempted to provide a quick synopsis of the book to an inquiring would-be reader. You know what I discovered? IT CANNOT BE DONE. Creator...
by Jeff Lake
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Image Comics Review: Velvet #1

Velvet #1 Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Steve Epting Publisher: Image If I were tasked to name the best writer/artist tandem in comics today, Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting would top the short list. As made evident by their brillia...
by Jeff Lake
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