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Pandora’s Eyes

Being a fan of Humanoids and Milo Manara I happily thumbed Pandora’s Eyes when it was released, then put it back on the shelf. For some reason I wasn’t ready at the time, but having thoroughly enjoyed The Manara Library…

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I still don’t like Tintin

I finally got a chance to check out the Tintin movie the other day and in light of my previous column on the source material I thought I would share some thoughts. As the Vulcans say “only Nixon can go…

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The Hounds Of Hell

With a title that exciting The Hounds Of Hell was a must read for me this week after a visit to my local comic book shop.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: Philippe Thirault (Writer) Christian Højgaard (Line art) Drazen Kovacevic (Line…

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Screaming Planet

Humanoids week continues at Comic Book Daily with a look at Alexandro Jodorowsky’s Screaming Planet.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: [quote]All that remains of a prosperous, warm planet destroyed by the madness of its inhabitants many years ago…A living piece of…

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Legend Of The Scarlet Blades

Humanoids week continues on Comic Book Daily: today we’re looking at Legend Of the Scarlet Blades by Saverio Tenuta.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: [quote]Cartoonist Saverio Tenuta writes and paints a twisted tale of a masterless Samurai named Raido searching for…

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Day Of The Magicians

It’s Humanoids week on Comic Book Daily: today we’re looking at Day Of the Magicians by Michelangelo La Neve and Marco Nizzoli.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: [quote]Drazen has completed his training as a Magician and is determined to fulfill the…

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Batman Arkham City #2

Last week issue two of the Arkham City mini-series was released. The mini-series, serving as the bridge between the highly successful video game, Batman: Arkham Asylum and its sequel Arkham City, is five issues long and looks to elaborate on the story after the first game while setting up the conditions for the follow-up. Does the book measure up to the game, or is it just another video game-comic book tie in? Onward!
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Flashpoint #2

We're back again this week with the other major comic book crossover offering this summer, Flashpoint. This week Flashpoint and Fear Itself both saw releases so it only seemed fitting to look at them both. Here...we...GO!
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X-Men: First Class

Just got back from X-Men and I don’t want to oversell it, but wow, is it good! The positive buzz over the past week that has been building is justified. All I know about X-Men is what I’ve seen in…

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not simple

I have only read a few of the manga created by Natsume Ono.  My favourite and, in my opinion, her best manga is not simple.  not simple is about Ian.  He comes from a very dysfunctional family.  The only person…

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Kick-Ass kicked ass!

Okay, unlike the previous adaptation of Mark Millar’s comic work; Wanted, comic fans can expect a fairly faithful adaptation of his work this time around. For those of you who haven’t read this limited series (and you damn well better…

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Review: Siege #1

Story by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Olivier Coipel and Mark Morales Lettered by Chris Eliopoulos Coloured by Laura Martin Okay.. if you’re not familiar with the last ….ugh, seven years of Marvel history: you might want to read this…

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