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JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL: Bravely Going Where We’ve Been Before

There is so much to love about the Justice League International series from 1987. Writers Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis keep us readers on our toes...

THE HITCH HIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY Comic Will…

The comic book adaptation of The Hitch Hiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is for the hard core fans of the franchise. Not because it’s any good, the opposite in fact.

WHAT IF Comic Books: Where Should You Start Reading?

The What If comic books by Marvel Comics offer a look into what could have happened in Marvel continuity if events had a different...

CEREBUS THE AARDVARK: The Narrative Reflection of Dave Sim

Cerebus The Aardvark is a series with as divisive a reputation as its creator. Depending on the source, the series is one of the...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: DETECTIVES INC. #1 (Eclipse Comics April 1985)

Welcome to 'I'd Buy That For A Dollar' a column where I will be exploring the weird and wonderful world of dollar bin diving....

OPED: FABLES or the 150 Issue How-To on Killing Your Darlings

Thirteen years is a lot of years. One hundred and fifty issues is a lot of issues. Yet somehow, writer Bill Willingham and artist...

The Everlasting Power of Tite Kubo’s BLEACH

If you're looking to get into manga but don't know where to begin, you won't find a much better starting point than Bleach, a...

BATMAN: GOTHIC – Why More People Don’t Talk About This Series

During the first half of 1990, two much-beloved creators wrote a five-issue Batman story, Batman: Gothic, alas, 30 years later, it's hardly spoken of. Although...

Crowdfunded Comics Bestsellers: Are They Exploitive?

Crowdfunded Comics are quickly gaining attention across the comics community. Even here on MFR, there is an entire section of reviews in dedication to...

How To Reinvent A Character In SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING

Everything runs its course, and even the best of ideas can become stale if they are not given the chance to be re-born. In...

What Did Spider-Man Do After His Secret Identity Was Revealed?

During the end-credits scene of Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter Parker discovers that Mysterio informed the world of the true identity of Spider-Man. The...

OPED: Tom Taylor Is The Master Of Tragedy Through Levity

For more than a decade now, Tom Taylor has been bringing us to tears with his comics. He writes the kind of scripts that...

SPAWN: The Retroactive Redemption of Todd McFarlane

Spawn is a character that needs very little introduction. He's the character who puts Image Comics on the public radar thanks to the cultural...

What Will A Post-Crisis Comic Book Industry Look Like?

With COVID-19 shutting down Diamond Comics Distributors and comic book shops around the world for an indefinite period, the question needs to be asked...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: SLASH MARAUD #1 (November 1987)

Welcome to 'I'd Buy That For A Dollar' a column where I will be exploring the weird and wonderful world of dollar bin diving....

Aric of Dacia: Tolerating Life’s Changes With X-O Manowar

Aric of Dacia, that's a name Valiant likes to use regularly in X-O Manowar, but people still don't know who he is. That's mostly...

Are Alternate Comic Book Sizes Better Than the Standard Format?

The size of Comic books has remained relatively constant since the Golden Age, but through printings such as DC Comics’ Black Label line, we...

How DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN Changed My Concept Of What A Comic Could Be

Alan Moore and Frank Miller ushered the comic book world into a new age in 1986. Gone were any traces of the slapstick humor...

KING OF NOWHERE: Master of Letters

King of Nowhere is a masterclass in comic book storytelling with Andworld Design owning the page with outstanding lettering.

Best Comic Books Of The Month – February 2020

February is officially in the books, so we are counting down the best comics of last month according to our staff! We ranked our top...
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