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In the second part of “Apart of Me”, Buffy is forced to consider the life that could have been and gets a cool new robot arm. Check out our review of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 9 #9.
Since the release of 2008′s Iron Man, fans have been eagerly anticipating the release of Marvel’s The Avengers. With subsequent releases The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger, Marvel slowly laid the foundation for the ultimate team-up movie. There was a chance The Avengers could have been a crowded, jumbled mess. Fortunately, under the deft hand of Joss Whedon, and with the impeccable skills of the cast, the film doesn’t come anywhere close to collapsing under the weight of lofty expectations. The Avengers is the film fans have been waiting for, and even better, it’s probably the best comic book superhero movie ever made.
Read on for our completely 100% spoiler-free review.
Another story arc begins in the eighth issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 9. Check out our review of part one of “Apart (of Me)”. Season 9 spoilers ahead!
Buffy’s serious troubles take an odd turn in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 9 #7. Read on for a review of the second part of “On Your Own”.
We’ve finally gotten to catch up with our favorite teen heroes in the latest volume of Young Justice: Season One. These four latest adventures put the junior Justice League in some precarious situations, but it’s nothing Robin, Artemis, Superboy, and the gang can’t handle. Read the rest of this entry »
Justice League: Doom is the latest animated adaptation from Warner Home Video. Not only does it highlight the strengths of the original comic story it was based on, but it also continues to raise the bar ever higher for DC Comics animated features. Read the rest of this entry »
After years of saving the world without breaking a nail, Buffy Summers faces a personal dilemma that could change everything in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season Nine #6. In the first part of the two-part story “On Your Own,” Buffy turns to an old friend for guidance about a decision only she can make. Read the rest of this entry »
Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips take a turn down a dark and beautiful road with their latest series, Fatale. Though Bru and Phillips is treading new water with a new publisher, the Criminal/Incognito duo show that there are few creative teams that tell a story as well as they do. Read the rest of this entry »
Of all the titles I tried thanks to DC Comics New 52 initiative, the one that I have enjoyed the most is the relaunch of Batman. For some reason the team of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo has just clicked with me, and has provided some of the best Batman comics I have read in quite a while. While I had heard that Snyder’s work on Detective Comics before this was also good, when he was writing that title I was never inclined to read it. Now that his entire run has been collected in one beautiful hardcover, the result is Batman: The Black Mirror has promptly found a home on my bookshelf. Read the rest of this entry »
I’ll admit that after Justice League Unlimited ended, I haven’t been as diligent on keeping up with animated adaptations of my favorite superheroes. I know there have been some really good shows that I’ve completely missed out on like Spectacular Spider-Man and Batman: Brave and the Bold, but I just haven’t had the motivation to sit down and watch them. When recently given the chance to check out a handful of episodes of Warner Brothers’ new Young Justice animated series, I couldn’t say no. After finally getting to watch some of the show on DVD, I’m glad to report that Young Justice has a new fan. Read the rest of this entry »