Comic Review: The Returning #1
Mar14

Comic Review: The Returning #1

The Returning is a brand new four part mini-series published by BOOM! Studios, written by Jason Starr (award winning writer of Tough Luck) and art by Andrea Mutti. I have to admit, the cover immediately grabbed my attention. It certainly has the outward appearance of something that I would buy, with dark colours and a creepy atmosphere.  Right away we’re introduced to the main character, Beth, in a hospital as she’s just...

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Comic Review: Thief of Thieves #15

Plotted by Walking Dead scribe Robert Kirkman and scripted by Andy Diggle, Thief Of Thieves has been a very engaging series from the start. Interestingly the series acts more like a TV show, with a revolving change in writers per story and Kirkman acting as the overall show runner keeping it all on track. This issue teases the start of the Venice job, something we’ve been hearing about since the very beginning. The...

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Comic Review: Adventures of Superman #2

The first issue of Adventures of Superman was praised for being one of the best sets of Superman stories in a long time. With the New 52 Superman series’ being quite hit and miss, Adventures offers a continuity free alternative that collects three digital chapters that were released a few weeks prior. The first story starts out seemingly simple but then presents an intriguing mystery as Superman keeps witnessing the same person all...

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Comic Review: Guardians of the Galaxy #4

Guardians of the Galaxy #4 is essentially an interlude issue. Now that the first storyline is over and the team have escaped captivity they’ve decided to do a bit of celebrating. But as usual it’s not long before trouble finds them. The opening scenes of the team relaxing in a bar are filled with surprising realism, to say the majority of the team are freakish aliens. The team feel like a real group of friends, they’re laughing...

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Comic Review: Lazarus #1

Lazarus is the brand new series from writer Greg Rucka and artist Michael Lark. Known for their work on the critically acclaimed Gotham Central series, the two are here with a creator owned series from Image Comics. The comic’s title page sets the scene somewhat with a short succinct summary of the near-future setting. Specifically we’re told ‘Wealth is power,’ certainly the most prominent theme of Lazarus. The...

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