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STRAY DOGS Is A Master Class In Upending Expectations

I knew absolutely nothing about STRAY DOGS going into the first issue. I had seen the cover; that’s about it. But with the final issue out now, I can say that this series is not only my favorite comic of the year so far, but it’s one of the...

SHADOWMAN #3: How To Make Parallels Throughout A Plot

Shadowman #3 from Valiant Entertainment comes to comic stores on June 23. As writer Cullen Bunn's plot intensifies, now is a good time to go over the title character's magic system. With illustrations by Jon Davis-Hunt and coloring by Jordie Bellaire, the spirits tied to this magic never looked...

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Review: IMOGEN OF THE WYRDING WAY – A Blend of Fantasy & Horror

Dark Horse Comics' Imogen of The Wyrding Way, a one shot in the Outerverse universe, shows how much potential fantasy has to be horrific. Like a scene from Pan's Labyrinth, Imogen feels like it lives in the in-between. It could be dark or hopeful at any moment, and the reader is caught in...

Review: BLACK HAMMER REBORN #1 – Black Hammer is Back… Right!?

Dark Horse Comics' Black Hammer Reborn is more like the original Black Hammer than you'd think. In Black Hammer, writer Jeff Lemire and artist Dean Ormston introduced us to a bunch of heroes that were well past their heyday. Stuck on a farm together, the heroes of Spiral City were dealing more...

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Exclusive 7-Page Preview: BETTER ANGELS: A KATE WARNE ADVENTURE

BETTER ANGELS: A KATE WARNE ADVENTURE hits your local comic book shop on October 27, but thanks to BOOM! Studios, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive seven-page preview for our readers. Emmy and Eisner Award-winner Jeff Jensen wrote the original graphic novel, with art by George Schall, and you...

Review: The Dark Knight At His Most Terrifying In BATMAN: REPTILIAN #1

Comics legend Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Punisher) and artist extraordinaire Liam Sharp (Wonder Woman, Green Lantern), along with letterer Rob Steen create a Batman chapter from another era, in a manner that hasn't been seen in decades. Batman: Reptilian #1 is a sharp and surprisingly frightening comic in the Dark Knight's...