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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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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 ]

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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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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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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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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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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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Forever Evil #1 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On September - 5 - 2013 1 Comment

In the wake of Trinity War, the New 52 DC Universe prepares for its first universe-wide event: Forever Evil.   Writer: Geoff Johns Penciler: David Finch Price: $3.99 Pandora’s box released evil of Earth-Three upon the world. The Crime Syndicate. Ultraman, SuperWoman, Power Ring, Johnny Quick, Deathstorm, Owlman, and Atomica, who posed as the new  [ Read More ]

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Nova #7 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On August - 28 - 2013 0 Comment

The age of Superior Spider-Man is spreading all over the Marvel Universe. From his friends to his foes, to Heroes, and villains such as the deadly Carnage. But this week, he reaches into space, and spreads to a young hero among the stars: Nova. Writer: Zeb Wells Penciler: Paco Medina Price: $3.99 Nova sets out  [ Read More ]

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BloodShot #0 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On August - 28 - 2013 0 Comment

The long awaited Zero Issue of Bloodshot is finally here. Valiant has been flawless from day one of their relaunch, and the Zero Issues have only made each and every one of their books better. Issue Zero of Bloodshot is as good as any point to jump onto Valiant if you haven’t already. Writer: Matt  [ Read More ]

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Green Lantern New Guardians #23 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On August - 23 - 2013 2 Comments

Emerging from the Anomaly at the edge of the universe, Relic is out to destroy the corps, before they, according to him, destroy anything else. His presence draining the Lanterns’ powers, Relic’s first attack, is on Elpis, the new home of the Blue Lanterns. Writer: Justin Jordan Penciler: Brad Walker Price: $2.99 Saint Walker, Warth,  [ Read More ]

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Ever since the new TMNT show aired on Nickelodeon, the character Karai has gained massive popularity. Bringing back old fans of her original appearance back in 1992, to new fans who fell in love with her right away. This issue, tying into IDW’s TMNT series and current story arc, just makes Karai that much more  [ Read More ]

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Daredevil #30 Review

Posted by Tyler Olson On August - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

With Daredevil #30, writer Mark Waid, artist Chris Samnee, and colorist Javier Rodriguez bring us a good old fashioned done-in-one team-up story featuring Daredevil and……. the Silver Surfer?! Yeah, Silver Surfer. It’s a testament to the writing prowess of Mark Waid that an issue featuring the Silver Surfer hunting down an intergalactic fugitive throughout the  [ Read More ]

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Wolverine #8 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On August - 16 - 2013 0 Comment

The biggest Wolverine event in years has finally arrived: Killable starts here with issue #8. Written by: Paul Cornell Art by: Alan Davis Recently, Wolverine was infected by a mind controlling villain, and after they triggered the process they had warned him about, he realized that he had no had no healing factor. Now in  [ Read More ]

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Batman #23 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On August - 16 - 2013 1 Comment

The tale of Bruce Wayne continues as Zero Year (part 3) takes its first steps towards the birth of the bat! Written by: Scott Snyder Art by: Greg Capullo This issue starts off right where issue #22 left off, when the leader of the Red Hood Gang set fire Wayne Manor with Bruce inside, and  [ Read More ]

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Red Sonja #2 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On August - 16 - 2013 0 Comment

Gail Simone’s Red Sonja has had one hell of a Debut, bringing back the people from Red Sonja’s past, to pave the way of her future. Written by: Gail Simone Art by: Walter Geovani Red Sonja leads the charge against her old friend and self proclaimed sister, Dark Anissa. The narrative by Sonja as they  [ Read More ]

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Infinity #1 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On August - 15 - 2013 0 Comment

Marvels next huge event launched this Wednesday in comic book stores around the world. Participating comic stores held release parties of the books release, and this title is well deserved of one. With a whopping 142 pages, this release marks the beginning of the end. This is Infinity. Written by: Jonathan Hickman Art by: Jim  [ Read More ]

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Saga #13 Review

Posted by Tyler Olson On August - 15 - 2013 0 Comment

It’s been close to four long months since the last issue of Saga hit store shelves. Since then,┬áSaga by writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples has been nominated and won three Eisner Awards and has garnered critical and commercial acclaim. Now the wait is over and Saga #13 is finally in our hands,  [ Read More ]

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Detective Comics #23 Review

Posted by Andrew Gonzalez On August - 13 - 2013 0 Comment

*Just a quick explanation of how my reviews work. The first paragraph is always a personal introduction, letting you know my knowledge of the series, or a quick recap. The Body is for the writer and the review. And the last is about the artists, because they deserve they’re own paragraph. If you were confused,  [ Read More ]

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