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One More Notch: The Fourth Power & Others [Reviews]

Another month, another couple first issues, plus a big European collection roundup. In this case, the big European collection is Humanoids reissuing Metabarons artist Juan Giménez‘s solo collection called The Fourth Power. Sera And The Royal Stars issue one by Jon Tsuei, Audrey Mok, Raúl Angulo, Jim Campbell, and Tim Daniel: A Persian-influenced swords and […]


I Put A Spell On You: Thoughts About The Hexed Omnibus And Others

I Put A Spell On You: Thoughts About The Hexed Omnibus And Others

I had some thoughts about two recent single issues and two recent collections. Black Hammer/Justice League #1: Of the now six Black Hammer spinoffs (Sherlock Frankenstein, Doctor Star, The Quantum Age, Black Hammer ’45, Cthu-Louise and now this Justice League mini), I’ve only read Sherlock Frankenstein, so I’ve yet to be sick of the Black […]

Black Hammer’s Dr Star Switches to Dr Andromeda??

A Bleeding Cool reader writes in to comment, regarding Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston‘s Black Hammer series-of-series, currently published by Dark Horse Comics. He writes, I just picked up the new World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia today, and it looks like they’ve changed Dr Star’s name to Dr Andromeda with no explanation. I assume there […]


Legendary Entertainment Nabs Dark Horse’s Black Hammer for Film, TV

It would appear that Dark Horses’ “Black Hammer” comics by writer [user_id] has been picked up by Legendary Entertainment for development for film and possible tv projects. Black Hammer, first published in 2016, won the 2017 Eisner for best new comic and best lettering, as well as nominations for best writer, best continuing series, best inking […]

Cthu-Louise: A Black Hammer One-Shot from from Jeff Lemire and Emi Lenox for December

Dark Horse has announced a new Black Hammer one-shot from the creative team of writer Jeff Lemire, artist Emi Lenox, colorist Dave Stewart, and letterer Todd Klein. Hitting stores in December, Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise features variant covers by Lenox and Jill Thompson. The press release provides a few more details: High school can be hell […]

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #4 cover by Dean Ornstom and Dave Stewart

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #4 Review – Lair of the Dragonfly

Lucy discovered that Madame Dragonfly and Colonel Weird are behind the heroes being trapped in this small farm town. Meanwhile, Abe and the Barbalien have a heart-to-heart about their current situation and love lives. Barbalien tries to get Abe to just accept that things are going well. However, Golden Gail is about to make a […]


Black Hammer: Age of Doom #3 cover by Dean Ormston and Dave Stewart

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #3 Review – Endless in Dreamland

Abe meets up with Tammy to talk about their relationship as well as her ex, Earl. Mark goes to meet with the Father. Black Hammer and Jack land in Dreamland, where they meet the Bereaver and his family. Lucy is eager to get back to the other heroes, so she is unwilling to stay for […]



Comics for Your Pull Box, June 6th, 2018: New Age of Justice and Hulks

It’s the beginning of a new month, and that means a new month of Wednesdays and new comic books. How should you start your month? What comics should you get? We’ll let you know here. Here is the link to the full ComicList catalogue. Let’s get started. Shipwreck #6 The finale to Warren Ellis’ Aftershock series comes this […]

Exclusive Preview of Black Hammer: Age of Doom #3

With Black Hammer: Age of Doom, Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormstron bring back the Eisner Award-winning superhero saga, picking up immediately where they left off — Lucy Weber has become the new Black Hammer and right as she’s about to reveal to the other heroes how they got stuck on the farm and can escape […]



Exclusive Look Inside Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #4

Dark Horse has sent us an exclusive look inside the fourth and final issue of Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrow. This dual-narrative story set in the world of the Eisner-Award winning Black Hammer series chronicles the legacy of a Golden-Age superhero. An aged crime fighter desperately wants to reconnect with his estranged son, who he […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 2nd, 2018: We’re Back, Baby

Apologies for the belated return and the lack of an entry last week, but Comic Book Wins and Losses is back! I’m still struggling to hold me to my own column schedule. Anyway, let’s get started! What books took off this past week? What crashed? Read below to find the answers! Win: Action Comics Special […]


Avengers #1 cover by Ed McGuinness

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 2nd, 2018: Avengers Assemble!

It’s time to dig through the releases of the week and see what’s worthy of your money once more. That’s right, it’s time for Comics for Your Pull Box! As always, here is the link to ComicList so you can see the full catalogue of the week’s releases. Apologies again for the lateness of this […]