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Young Avengers: Style > Substance

Written by Kieron Gillen and drawn by Jamie McKelvie Published by Marvel Comics This could be the coolest comic ever made, not the best (although it is very, very good) but the coolest. It’s that cool kid at school who’s going … Continue reading

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Thor: The God of Thunder, Volume 1: The God Butcher

Written by Jason Aaron and drawn by Esad Ribic There are times in your comic reading life when nothing but cape comics will do. When the stresses of the real world make you crave tales that bear no resemblance your … Continue reading

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The Victories

Written and Drawn by Michael Avon Oeming Published by Dark Horse Comics Sick of the same old re-fried tales of super-heroics in your comic books? Michael Avon Oeming’s Victories is different from what you are used to. No stranger to creator-owned … Continue reading

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Punk Rock Jesus

Written and drawn by Sean Murphy Published by Vertigo/DC Comics It’s surprising the idea hasn’t been used before: a reality TV show where a corporation creates a clone from DNA contained in the shroud of Turin. A teenage girl (virgin … Continue reading

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Godzilla: The Half-Century War

Story and Art by James Stokoe Published by IDW During thirty years of indifference to Godzilla I had managed to avoid nearly all contact with the legendary beast. Barring the odd glimpse across the channels of his 90’s American movie, I … Continue reading

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Halcyon

Written by Marc Guggenheim & Tara Butters and drawn by Ryan Bodenheim Published by Image Comics What happens when the super heroes win? What happens when there is no crime to fight or injustice to battle? Halcyon is the super … Continue reading

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Glory Volume 1: The Once and Future Destroyer

Written by Joe Keatinge and drawn by Ross Campbell Published by Image Comics Glory is a superhero who seems to have vanished, living on only in the dreams of a young girl called Riley. These dreams haunt Riley and pull … Continue reading

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