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by Joane - 4 months ago

Video Games and Friendship in PIZZA BOYZ: SEASON ONE

PIZZA BOYZ: SEASON ONE BY SPENCER SCOTT HOLMES Plot 80% Characterization 85% Art 80% Summary PIZZA BOYZ: SEASON ONE casts a very familiar eye over friendships we've all had in the past. While it feels nostalgic, its real strengths lie in a strong script and some great humou...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Circe: Madeline Miller on Inspirations & Influences

“Inspirations and Influences” is a series of articles in which we invite authors to write guest posts talking about their Inspirations and Influences. In this feature, we invite writers to talk about their new books, older titles, and their writing overall. Our guest today is Madeline Miller, award...

by Joane - 4 months ago

NOVAE: Love Amongst the Stars

Set during the scientific revolution of 17th century France, NOVAE is a historical romance webcomic that explores love, science, and the supernatural. Helmed by creative team Kate Rhodes and Jennifer Xu (collectively known as KaiJu), the “two-headed monster with a passion for creating worlds rath...

by Joane - 4 months ago

The Star-Spangled Avenger Shines in CAPTAIN AMERICA #700

CAPTAIN AMERICA #700 marks an outstanding milestone in the annals of the Star-Spangled Avenger. Mark Waid, Chris Samnee, and Matthew Wilson conclude the “Out of Time” arc with this issue. It acts as both a great conclusion to the arc, and a fantastic milestone for the character. Unlike other milest...

by Joane - 4 months ago

The Rise of Governor Pryce Begins in STAR WARS: THRAWN #3

Unexpected allies emerge in STAR WARS: THRAWN #3. The latest in writer Jody Houser’s series takes on a fresh approach as the focus shifts from our titular character. Rather, the narrative of this series’ third installment centralizes on Arihnda Pryce, a character portrayed in STAR WARS: REBELS. She...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Scouring the Unknown Universe in ETERNITY

Explore a new world with Valiant’s ETERNITY! Written by Matt Kindt and illustrated by Trevor Hairsine, ETERNITY takes us on a journey deep into the unknown. All because of a young child and a mysterious death. Exploring the Tale After the death of the Observer (an alien seer of past and future), a...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Rewriting Captain America History

T’Challa joins the Illuminati in an attempt to protect the multiverse! For more than 50 years, the Black Panther has stood at the forefront on the Marvel Universe. With T’Challa appearing on the big screen again this year in both Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther”and “Avengers: Infinity War,” take a l...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Love is in the Apocalypse in SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #24

The gang may have to confront something much scarier than real monsters. Their feelings. In SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #24, J.M. DeMatteis and Keith Giffen have written a story that digs deep into these beloved characters and their love lives. Can a little romance help the gang survive in a monster-filled,...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Tune in to Episode 14 of Marvel’s The Pull List

T’Challa joins the Illuminati in an attempt to protect the multiverse! For more than 50 years, the Black Panther has stood at the forefront on the Marvel Universe. With T’Challa appearing on the big screen again this year in both Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther”and “Avengers: Infinity War,” take a l...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Exploring Levels of Anxiety in ETERNITY GIRL #2

ETERNITY GIRL #2 by Magdalene Visaggio, Sonny Liew, Chris Chuckry, and Todd Klein Art Characterization Plot Summary Even though the world of ETERNITY GIRL #2 is a little out there, the themes and emotions depicted in this issue aren't. They are extremely grounded and almost...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Birds of a Feather in BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #21

BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #21 BY SHAWNA BENSON, JULIE BENSON and ROGE ANTONIO. Art Characterization Plot Summary From the awesome artwork by Roge Antonio to the incredibly fast-paced storyline by Shawna and Julie Benson, BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY # 21 is a great iss...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Speed Kills in Rocafort’s and DiDio’s SIDEWAYS #3

SIDEWAYS #3 by Kenneth Rocafort, Dan Didio, Justin Jordan, and Daniel Brown Plot Characterization Art Summary SIDEWAYS #3 by Kenneth Rocafort, Dan Didio, Justin Jordan, and Daniel Brown features great art amidst killer action and characterization! 93 % Fast and Engag...

by Joane - 4 months ago

The Stars Go Dark in HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #42

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #42 BY ROBERT VENDITTI, ETHAN VAN SCRIVER, AND JASON WRIGHT Art Characterization Plot Summary HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #42 brings the Corp up against a new threat -- the returning Darkstars. Writer Robert Venditti falte...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Donna Troy Joins the Fight in TITANS #22

TITANS #22 by Dan Abnett, Paul Pelletier, Alex Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas Art Characterization Plot Summary TITANS #22 feels a bit drawn out. While the characterization of the Brain and Monsieur Mallah finally answered some questions from previous issues, I never felt like...