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A Walk Through Hell #4 cover by Andy Clarke and Jose Villarrubia

A Walk Through Hell #4 Review: Another Shock Moment, and Another Triumph

We rejoin McGregor and Shaw remembering their interrogation of Carnahan. Their chief, Driscoll, tells them they need to find something to keep Carnahan on. The interrogation is a failure, and Carnahan is set lose. Worse yet, another of their suspects is found dead, killing another lead. In the present, they still have no clue where […]

A Walk Through Hell #3 cover by Andy Clarke and Jose Villarrubia

A Walk Through Hell #3 Review: A Hard Book to Swallow

Shaw and McGregor continue to try and process what they have seen in this warehouse. There is no way to logically explain what they’ve seen, and we flash back to the FBI investigation into Shaw and McGregor’s pedophile suspect, a man named Paul Carnahan. The two even bring in another suspect to help with the […]

A Walk Through Hell #2 cover by Andy Clarke and Jose Villarrubia

A Walk Through Hell #2 Review: Chilling Imagery and Unnerving Themes

McGregor and Shaw awaken in the warehouse they entered at the end of last issue. They passed out mysteriously, and the woke up to both no longer having pulses despite clearly being alive. Then they hear muted gunshots and dropping cartridges. They investigate only to find a more shocking development. We also see flashbacks to […]

A Walk Through Hell #1 cover by Andy Clarke and Jose Villarrubia

A Walk Through Hell #1 Advance Review: A Chilling and Masterful Opening Issue

A mass shooting takes place in a mall. A pair of FBI agents named McGregor and Shaw are tasked with investigating what may have sparked this killing. After doing so, another pair of FBI agents go missing, and McGregor and Shaw go to investigate the warehouse where they were last scene entering. However, many things […]

X-Men: Red #3 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #3 Review: Socialized Hatred and Tiki Torches

Cassandra Nova suddenly appears (mostly) unseen in the X-Mansion and issues a command to an unseen sleeping X-Man. In India, the Jean Grey’s X-Men team continue their fight against a Sentinel while trying to uncover the mystery of its presence. In New Orleans, Gambit protects another mutant from an angry mob. X-Men: Red continues to […]

X-Men: Red #2 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #2 Review: Holding on to Hope as the Quality Remains High

A mutant named Trinary is being held by the Indian government. She contacts Jean Grey and her team, who are hiding out in Wakanda after the death of the UK ambassador. Naturally, the X-Men agree to help Trinary. X-Men Red is holding together. The first issue showed great promise, and, while #2 isn’t quite as gripping […]

Black Panther Ultimates #1 cover by Kenneth Rocafort

5 Days of Black Panther, Day 5: New Avengers, Ultimates, and Secret Wars

Before arriving at the current Black Panther series, we are going to take a look back at a couple of teams he enjoyed before the newest series under Ta-Nehisi Coates. From my personal experience, I had actually become more interested in T’Challa after reading about him in Al Ewing’s Ultimates and Ultimates Squared. Jonathan Hickman’s […]

X-Men Red #1 variant cover by Mahmud Asrar and Ive Svorcina

X-Men: Red #1 Review: Big Ideas and Hope for the Future

A mutant is hunted by bigots and saved by Jean Grey and her new team of X-Men. After this, we are taken back months prior to a baby manifesting a superpowered scream that attracts Wolverine, Honey Badger, and Jean Grey to the scene. After this, Jean Grey decides to do something dramatic: she wants to […]

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All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy #7 Review: Bringing The Feels And The Intrigue

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #7 from Marvel by Gerry Duggan and Greg Smallwood is another character vignette issue, and while it’s more singularly focused on one of the interstellar rogues, it also raises some ideas about the continuing stories of the Guardians and sets up some intrigue for the future. Focusing in on Drax […]

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All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy #4 Review – A Fun Caper

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #4 (seriously, shouldn’t there be a word limit on titles, adding All New just seems to make this title rather unwieldy) continues the fun new direction from new creative team of Gerry Duggan and Aaron Kuder (with wonderful colours from Ive Svorcina). What is particularly of interest in this run […]

All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy #1 Review: But Are They That New?

[ I’ll admit that outside of the movies, I’m not familiar with the Guardians of the Galaxy at all. I’d seen the books growing up, but I never once bought them. I didn’t even know where a good jumping-off point with the comics would be, but thankfully Marvel made it easy for me by releasing […]