Category Archives: Comic books

Comic Book Wednesday: ‘The Multiversity’

If you are new to comic books or at least the DC/Marvel worlds, reading “The Multiversity” might feel like a mind trick. I am not a comic newbie, but even this comic has me saying to myself (sometimes out loud), … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Cat Getting Out of a Bag
and other observations’

If you didn’t already know by your Facebook or Instagram feeds, yesterday was National Dog Day. We are a ways off from National Cat Day (Oct. 29), but since my husband and I are a cat-only household — for now … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Outcast’

We have heard this story before: A man’s special powers ruin his relationships and life until he can harness his abilities and prove to everyone he is good, not evil. We read about this in Spider-Man, Superman, Green Lantern … … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘The Wicked + The Divine’

“You spend all your life wishing you were special. And then you find out you are.” This is a quote from Amaterasu, one of the characters in the wildly popular, beautifully drawn, new comic “The Wicked + The Divine.” On … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Grayson’

“A Spy Reborn.” The older Boy Wonder is back, and he is ready to rock in the latest DC Comic title “Grayson.”

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Comic Book Wednesday: “Not the Israel my parents promised me”

Are you in need of a long summer read? Do you like history, but have a hard time concentrating while reading line after blurry black-and-white line? I have a great comic book for you to read: Harvey Pekar’s “Not the … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘The Saviors’

Do you need a dose of alien horror fiction added to your comic subscription list? Despite its unassuming title, “The Saviors” is your latest choice.

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘The Woods’

The first few pages of “The Woods” are like the scenes from “Glee” minus the singing, but the rest of the story takes a horrific turn worth reading.

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From Page to Projector: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

I love superhero movies. The “Avengers” movies, the bevy of Batman films, the Spider-Man franchise (both of them!) — the genre is filled with exciting, engaging and occasionally thought-provoking films. One of the first big modern superhero franchises was Marvel’s … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Umbral’

“When the bards sing songs of my life, they probably won’t mention this part. The part where I fell into the Umbral and couldn’t get out.” This is the beginning of a new horror fantasy comic titled “Umbral.”

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