A Comic Show – Everybody Go Down Harper Row

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Aaron Haaland writes;

Hey Fandom! It’s me again with New Comics Now!

Hawkeye’s 1st collection is out and it’s the best super hero book around! Honestly, this is a template for how all second stringer solo books should be: short stories full of heart. Marvel has a few of their better Now titles out this week like Uncanny X-men, Thor, and Secret Avengers. Cornell’s Wolverine #1 is out and while I love Cornell and wanted to review the book, this 1st issue didn’t do much for me.

The Batman books left me heartbroken, especially the wordless Batman & Robin #18. Batman #18 really has me loving Harper Row, she’s basically the new Spoiler in this issue in everything but name. Will she be the new Robin? This issue don’t spoil that, so I can’t even if I wanted to. I think she will be eventually.

Crossed #25 is the return of Garth Ennis! Walking Dead gave me hope for #100’s revenge! And Bloodshot #9 leads right into Harbinger Wars. I’m unapologetic for Valiant!

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Hey Fandom! It’s me Aaron with another “A Comic Spotlight”! This time it’s on the Valiant Universe reboot, or “Now that’s what I call a relaunch”!

First, I dive into what makes this reboot truly work comparing it to the DC New 52. I rip into how DC mainly changed the aesthetics of costumes and numbering where Valiant actually connected to the themes and undercurrents of our modern world. Then I talk about the relaunch aspect of the marketing and retailer/fan relations and how Valiant has been amazing on that front.

Next, I give you my take on my favorite title, Harbinger, as well as some fun facts about Bloodshot, Archer & Armstrong, and Shadowman. Then this Green Lantern fan talks Rob Venditti’s X-O Manowar and how his work here assures me all will be well with GL!

Finally, I talk the near future of Valiant; Harbinger Wars, Planet Death, and Dollar Debuts (new printings of the five first issues for one dollar in time for Free Comic Book Day)! I really hope you give these books a shot, they won’t let you down!

 

 

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