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X-Men Vignettes – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On October - 27 - 2010

The X-Men are one of comicdom’s most important and cherished families. Take a deeper look at what makes them tick with this edition of Read This Now!

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The Dark Tower: The Battle for Jericho Hill – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On October - 21 - 2010

This week’s Read This Now! takes a turn to the macabre. You just know when Stephen King comes to comics, things are going to get a little weird.

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Parker: The Hunter – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On October - 13 - 2010

Few pulp noir characters are as memorable as Richard Stark’s Parker. The star of more than a dozen stories, Parker is a man who gets what he wants. What he wants in The Hunter is his share of a score he helped take down. It doesn’t matter how many people he has to hurt to get it. I felt the same way about Darwyn Cooke’s adaptation. Read the rest of this entry »

The Rocketeer – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On October - 6 - 2010

Remember the Rocketeer? I do. Of course, I remember the character from the Disney movie. I didn’t even know the Rocketeer got his start as a comic star until well after the fact. The complete adventures have recently been collected into a must read hardcover. Need I say more? Read the rest of this entry »

Umbrella Academy – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On September - 29 - 2010

It’s not often that a celebrity is able to make the jump from their profession into comics. Fortunately for us, My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way is quite a capable writer, and teamed with Gabriel Ba, he was able to give us the brilliant Umbrella Academy.

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Meow, Baby! – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On September - 22 - 2010

Creators with merely one name are very rare. They’re also almost always pretty great. Moebius. Cher. Madonna. Jason. Elite company. Read the rest of this entry »

Manhunter – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On September - 16 - 2010

Like vigilantes? Like hot-shot attorneys? Like strong, but conflicted women with something to prove? So does Mark Andreyko. That’s why you should read Manhunter. Read the rest of this entry »

Blacksad – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On September - 10 - 2010

Once in a great while, a comic comes along that exemplifies the reason why graphic storytelling is such an incredible medium. Blacksad is one of those books. Read the rest of this entry »

Superman: Red Son – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On September - 1 - 2010

Look, up in the sky. He is watching you. Who? Soviet Superman, that’s who. Read the rest of this entry »

Queen and Country – Read This Now!

Posted by Luke Brown On August - 25 - 2010

This week, things get serious as we take a look at Oni Press’ Queen and Country. This episode is for your eyes only. Read the rest of this entry »

Young Justice: Invasion – Destiny Calling

Posted by Luke Brown
Feb-8-2013

Avengers: The Children’s Crusade

Posted by David Goodman
Feb-6-2013

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia

Posted by Sarah LeBoeuf
Feb-1-2013

Young Justice: Dangerous Secrets

Posted by Luke Brown
Aug-17-2012

The Dark Knight Rises

Posted by Luke Brown
Jul-19-2012