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Review: Republique (PS4)

Posted by Zak Wojnar On March - 24 - 2016 0 Comment

390-H, or Hope, as she prefers to be called, lives in a totalitarian state, sheltered from the rest of the world. The leader of the colony is worshiped as a God, and he censors the local network, banning and censoring books which he deems unsuitable for his utopia. On the eve of the mysterious “arrival,”  [ Read More ]

Avengers and X-Men team up for AXIS

Posted by Mark Bridge On May - 21 - 2014 0 Comment

In 2012 the Avengers and X-Men went toe to toe with each other in a massive storyline aptly titled Avengers VS X-Men, or AVX for short.  The story line was met with mixed reaction.  I for one loved it and thought it was a fitting conclusion to years worth of stories that began with House  [ Read More ]

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The Sandman: Overture #1 Review

Posted by Tyler Olson On November - 1 - 2013 0 Comment

The Sandman: Overture #1 by Neil Gaiman (Coraline, Miracleman) and J.H. Williams III (Batwoman, Promethea) is, simply put, a work of art. Twenty-five years after the start of his epic Sandman tale, Neil Gaiman thrusts readers back into the world of the Endless, but this time he’s brought acclaimed artist J.H. Williams III along for  [ Read More ]

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Sara Rising #1 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On October - 11 - 2013 0 Comment

Last Sunday, we had a couple of special guests on the The Spider’s Web Podcast. Emilio Rodriguez and James Rodriguez (No Relation). They visited The Spider’s Web to show off their new book, the flagship title of their own publishing company Novastar Studios Sara Rising. Writer: Emilio Rodriguez Penciler: James Rodriguez Price: $5.99 This giant  [ Read More ]

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Afterlife with Archie#1 Review

Posted by Tyler Olson On October - 10 - 2013 1 Comment

With Halloween right around the corner, horror comics will be all over your local comic shop this month. Yet this week the best horror comic is, in fact, an Archie comic. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francavilla’s Afterlife with Archie #1 takes the classic zombie trope and brings it to Riverdale. One would expect to find  [ Read More ]

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Green Lantern #24 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On October - 7 - 2013 0 Comment

Robert Venditti tackles his first major Green Lantern event, and he most definitely sacked the QB. Writer: Robert Venditti Penciler: Billy Tan Price: $2.99 Now it is always difficult to have to come up with a great event after some one like Geoff Johns. He’s given so much to the Green Lantern Universe, and now  [ Read More ]

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New Comic Releases 8/2/13

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On October - 2 - 2013 0 Comment

Here are your new comics releasing this week 8/2/13 MARVEL All New X-Men #17 All New X-Men #17 immonen cover All New X-Men #17 lego cover All New X-Men #17 lego sketch cover All New X-Men Special #1 All New X-Men Special #1 variant cover Captain America Living Legend #1 Captain America Living Legend #1  [ Read More ]

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Rat Queens #1 Review

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 29 - 2013 0 Comment

Rat Queens is a new series from Image Comics by author Kurtis Wiebe and artist Roc Upchurch. Simply put, this book is pure magic. It blends the feel of Dungeons & Dragons with raunchy humor and gory violence. This book is everything I ever could have wished for.   Writer Kurtis Wiebe (Peter Panzerfaust, Green  [ Read More ]

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PowerPuff Girls #1 (of 5) Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 27 - 2013 0 Comment

I know this may seem as a surprise. Of all the comics, PowerPuff Girls? But if your over the age of twenty and remember your best childhood cartoons. No matter if your boy or girl, you loved the PowerPuff Girls. They were your heroes among Batman and Superman, and they’re back! Writer: Troy Little Penciler:  [ Read More ]

Categories: Comic Reviews, Comics, Movies

Best Panels of the Week: September 18th, 2013

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 19 - 2013 0 Comment

Best Panels of the Week is a new weekly look at some of the best and most striking art in comics for the week. Feel free to comment in the comments section below to give your own suggestions. Ever since Batman: The Animate Series, Killer Croc has always been a joke character for me. Fortunately,  [ Read More ]

Daredevil #31 Review

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 19 - 2013 0 Comment

To nobody’s surprise, Mark Waid, Chris Samnee, and Javier Rodriguez prove that Daredevil is still the best superhero book on the market. Daredevil #31 has it all: comedy, suspense, action, drama. It’s insane that one single issue can hit so many different emotional beats. In a time when many comics are written to be read  [ Read More ]

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Trade of The Week: ALL NEW X-MEN PREM HC VOL 03 OUT OF THEIR DEPTH NOW

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 17 - 2013 0 Comment

Trade of The Week: ALL NEW X-MEN PREM HC VOL 03 OUT OF THEIR DEPTH NOW The time-displaced young X-Men continue to adjust to a present day that’s simultaneously more awe-inspiring and more disturbing than any future the young heroes had ever imagined for themselves. As Jean Grey pushes her powers to the limit, shaking  [ Read More ]

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New Comic Releases 9/18/13

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 17 - 2013 0 Comment

Here are your new comics releasing this week 9/18/13 MARVEL Cable and X-Force #14 Captain Marvel #16 vol 6 Daredevil #31 Daredevil #31 lego cover Daredevil #31 lego sketch cover Infinity #1 second print Infinity #3 Infinity #3 design cover Infinity #3 generals cover Infinity #3 hero cover Infinity #3 lego cover Infinity #3 lego  [ Read More ]

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Aquaman #23.1 Black Manta Review

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 13 - 2013 0 Comment

Aquaman #23.1 written by Tony Bedard (with series regular Geoff Johns helping with plots) and Claude St. Aubin on art duties is exactly what I want out of a Villains Month title. Using the Crime Syndicate’s destruction of the entire Justice League as a device to delve into the psyche of Black Manta really works  [ Read More ]

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Best Panels of the Week: September 11th, 2013

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 13 - 2013 0 Comment

Best Panels of the Week is a new weekly look at some of the best and most striking art in comics for the week. Feel free to comment in the comments section below to give your own suggestions. Pascal Alixe’s art in this issue is just stellar. His scratchy and gritty line-work almost gives off  [ Read More ]

Green Lantern #23.2: Featuring Mongul Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 13 - 2013 1 Comment

I gotta say, since Forever Evil and Villains Month started, there’s been a lot of evil floating around comic shops. But personally, the one book in this weeks release of villain books that just radiated with evil, was Mongul. Writer: Jim Starlin Penciler: Howard Porter Price: $3.99 Immediately when I finished the book, I said  [ Read More ]

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Marvel Comics December 2013 Solicitations

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 13 - 2013 0 Comment

Marvel Comics released the solicitations for their upcoming titles in December 2013. The big news is Inhumanity, with Inhumanity #1 launching with Matt Fraction writing and Olivier Coipel on art duties. Mighty Avengers, New Avengers, Indestructible Hulk, Avengers Assemble, Uncanny X-Men, and Avengers A.I. all have Inhumanity “point one” issues, hinting that the Inhumans will  [ Read More ]

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Justice League of America #7.2: Featuring Killer Frost Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 12 - 2013 1 Comment

I never got around to actually finding out what Killer Frost was all about. She seemed interesting, but I didn’t really bother. This issue made me regret that, a lot. Writer: Sterling Gates Penciler: Derlis Santacruz Price: $3.99 Killer Frost is so interesting because as her former self, Caitlyn Snow, she was a fun-loving, smart,  [ Read More ]

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New Comic Releases 9/11/13

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 10 - 2013 0 Comment

Here are your new comics releasing this week 9/11/13 MARVEL Astonishing X-Men #67 Avengers #19 vol 6 Avengers #19 vol 6 60’s cover Avengers #19 vol 6 70’s cover Avengers #19 vol 6 80’s cover Avengers #19 vol 6 90’s cover Avengers #19 vol 6 00’s cover Avengers Arena #15 Captain America #11 vol 7  [ Read More ]

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DC Comics December 2013 Solicitations

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 9 - 2013 0 Comment

DC Comics has released the solicitations list for December 2013. Most notably, Geoff Johns will be leaving Aquaman with November’s issue #25, being replaced by writer Jeff Parker. After leaving Batwoman because of alleged last minute editorial interference, J.H. Williams and W Haden Blackman will now be replaced by Marc Andreyko as writer and art  [ Read More ]

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Marvel Announces All-New Marvel Now

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 9 - 2013 0 Comment

Courtesy of USA Today, Marvel Comics has announced All-New Marvel Now, the next step in its Marvel Now initiative which started last year. Coinciding with the announcement of All-New Marvel Now, Marvel has also announced the new ongoing series All-New Invaders by writer James Robinson and artist Steve Pugh. This comes only a couple of  [ Read More ]

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Comic Spotlight: Batman #24 NYCC Variant Cover

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 7 - 2013 0 Comment

Batman’s Zero Year costume was revealed on a NYCC variant cover of Batman #24, drawn by Greg Capullo. It’s a delightful modernization of the cover of Detective Comics #27, the first appearance of Batman. And after the events of Batman #23, it’s about time for young Bruce Wayne to suit up, and take down the  [ Read More ]

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Superior Spider-Man #17 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 7 - 2013 0 Comment

I’ve been waiting for this, for way too long. Spider-man is my favorite character. But not just Peter Parker, but the very entity of Spider-man. So when Doc Ock became the new Spider-man, I was totally down for it. And when Miles Morales was announced, as well as Kaine as Scarlet Spider, I couldn’t wait  [ Read More ]

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DC Universe v.s Masters of The Universe #1 (of 6) Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 6 - 2013 0 Comment

DC has some good events coming up. Forever Evil started this week, and Lights Out is almost upon us. But another event that started this week, one no one was really expecting. DC Universe v.s Masters Of The Universe. Personally, I couldn’t be any more excited.   Writer: Keith Giffen Penciler: Dexter Soy Price: $2.99  [ Read More ]

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The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #3 Review

Posted by Tyler Olson On September - 6 - 2013 0 Comment

The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #3 by writer Nick Spencer and artist Steve Lieber is a strange book. It takes a ragtag group of C and D list villains and somehow makes them actually relatable, enjoyable, and generally makes for a pretty fun read. The main star of this book is Boomerang and follows his  [ Read More ]

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