Matthew Brake

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Matthew Brake is the series editor for the book series Theology and Pop Culture from Lexington Books. He is also the co-editor of the forthcoming Religion and Comics series from Claremont Press. He holds degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies and Philosophy from George Mason University. He also writes for Sequart and the Blackwell Popular Culture and Philosophy blog.

Review: X OF SWORDS – CREATION #1 – The Next Big X-Event Has Arrived!

Released by Marvel Comics on September 23, X of Swords - Creation #1 kicks off the next big X-Men event that the X-titles have been setting...

Review: DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL: SPEED METAL #1 – How Wally Got His Groove Back

On September 22, DC Comics releases Dark Nights Death Metal: Speed Metal #1. The Dark Nights Death Metal tie-in is written by Flash scribe Joshua Williamson,...

Review: GIANT-SIZE X-MEN – STORM #1 – With Hickman, A One-Shot Is Never Just A One-Shot

Marvel Comics released Giant-Size X-Men - Storm #1 on September 16. As with the previous issue, Jonathan Hickman is listed as doing "story and words," while...

Review: X-MEN #12 Explains The WHY Of “X Of Swords”

On September 16, Marvel Comics released X-Men #12. This prelude to X of Swords is the last issue that Leinil Francis Yu will be doing interior art...

Review: THE QUESTION: THE MANY DEATHS OF VIC SAGE #4 – DC’s Black Label At Its Best!

On August 25, DC Comics released the fourth and final issue of its Black Label series The Question: The Many Deaths of Vic Sage....

Review: EXCALIBUR #12 Is Bigger Than Any Of Us Expected

On September 16, Marvel Comics released Excalibur #12. Writer Tini Howard, artist Marcus To, color artist Erick Arciniega, and letterer VC's Ariana Maher bring Apocalypse's...

Review: HELLIONS #4 – A Real Girl

Marvel Comics releases Hellions #4 on September 16. Writer Zeb Wells, artist Stephen Segovia, colorist David Curiel, and letterer VC's Ariana Maher bring the mission in...

Review: DETECTIVE COMICS #1027 – A Few Batman Stories More…

Celebrating 1000 issues since Batman's first appearance, DC comics released Detective Comics #1027 on September 15. The issue features Batman writers current and past like James...

Review: THOR #7 – For a Good Time, Call…

Marve Comics drops Thor #7 at your local comic book shop on September 16. Superstar writer Donny Cates is joined by artist Aaron Kuder, color...

Review: X-FACTOR #3 – It’s Just a Tie-In

Marvel Comics released X-Factor #3 on September 9. Writer Leah Williams, artist David Baldeon, color artist Israel Silva, and letterer VC's Joe Caramagna continue X-Factor's investigation...

Review: MARAUDERS #12 – Kill Shaw

On September 9, Marvel Comics released Marauders #12, featuring a recently resurrected Kate Pryde re-entering the world. Writer Gerry Duggan, artist Matteo Lolli, color artist...

Review: X-FORCE #12 – Beast Plays With Fascism

Marvel Comics releases X-Force #12 on September 9. Writer Benjamin Percy, artist Bazaldua, colorist Guru-eFX, and letterer VC's Joe Caramagna deal with the aftermath of the...
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