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Comic Book Wins and Losses Week of April 4th 2018: Great New Image Titles and More Praise for Priests Justice League

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of April 4th, 2018: Great New Image Titles and More Praise for Priest's Justice League

I'm struggling to come up with more of a build-up to the list, so let's just get to it![caption id="attachment_822395" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League #42 cover by David Yardin[/caption]Win: Yes, Maybe I Will Just Marry Christopher Priest's Justice LeagueChristopher Priest and Pete Woods brought out another incredible issue of Justice League this past week[...]

Justice League #42 Review: Christopher Priest Continues to Shock and Amaze

Justice League #42 Review: Christopher Priest Continues to Shock and Amaze

With a focus on the brutality the League is witnessing and their inability to effect lasting change in the area, Christopher Priest has crafted a story I can scarcely believe I’m reading at times.The body count is unnervingly high in this issue, with each little mistake made by the Justice League being punctuated with another[...]

Deathstroke #30 Advance Review: Deathstroke vs Batman Begins

Deathstroke #30 Advance Review: Deathstroke vs Batman Begins

This leads Batman on a collision course with Deathstroke, and that can only end in blood.[caption id="attachment_822381" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deathstroke #30 cover by Lee Weeks and Brad Anderson[/caption]The comic opens with a brief conversation between Alfred Pennyworth and Wintergreen, which is great on its own.I should have been looking forward to the kind of Batman[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box Week of April 4th 2018: New Series Galore

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of April 4th, 2018: New Series Galore!

the Batman himself, brought to life by the creative team of Christopher Priest and Carlo Pagulayan This duel will be over the fatherhood of.. Damian Wayne? You heard that right: the inciting incident here is a package delivered to Bruce Wayne that contains "proof" that Slade is the true father of the current Robin What happens next is[...]

Comic Book Wins and Losses Week of March 21st 2018: Justice League and Thanos Ascendant

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of March 21st, 2018: Justice League and Thanos Ascendant

In any case, let’s get this started![caption id="attachment_816397" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League #41 cover by David Yardin[/caption]Win: Justice League #41 is Frigging NutsIn addition to Christopher Priest just writing in Black Panther into Justice League, the newest issue of DC’s seminal hero team puts our heroes into an all-too real position in which they could[...]

Justice League #41 Review: Much More Than Just the Issue with Black Panther in it

Justice League #41 Review: Much More Than Just the Issue with Black Panther in it

Christopher Priest writing Black Panther into Justice League as a genocidal warlord aside—we’ll definitely get back to that—this comic is another vicious takedown of the superhero genre courtesy of Priest.Priest has introduced a depressingly real and common scenario into his JL comic and has forced the team to confront it Civil strife, ethnic cleansing, vicious[...]

Comic Book Wins and Losses Week of March 7th 2018: Oblivion Song and Venom Revisited

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of March 7th, 2018: Oblivion Song and Venom Revisited

The "graphic" part of graphic novel is one of its distinguishing factors, and taking that away without replacement is a fatal blow to even the best-written book.[caption id="attachment_807231" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League #40 cover by David Yardin[/caption]Win: Christopher Priest's Justice League Continues to be Audacious and DaringChristopher Priest's Justice League has been an astonishing chapter in the[...]

Deathstroke #29 Review: All Conflicts Befall Slade at Once

Deathstroke #29 Review: All Conflicts Befall Slade at Once

It’s almost wall-to-wall action and maintains that Christopher Priest seriousness and intensity that has made this comic as engaging as it has been since its beginning.[caption id="attachment_807408" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deathstroke #29 art by Diogenes Neves, Trevor Scott, and Jeromy Cox[/caption]Diogenes Neves’s artwork remains attuned to the series and its tone[...]

Justice League #40 Review: Not the JL vs. JLA Fight That We Expected

Justice League #40 Review: Not the JL vs. JLA Fight That We Expected

However, I’d struggle to say it’s unwarranted considering the ideas with which this comic is playing.Hell, the section in Estes Park could have had another issue to unpack everything Christopher Priest lays on the table, especially after the protestors start chanting, “Ferguson.”The fact that the Fans (which is apparently a group instead of a single[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box March 7th 2018: Green Hornet #1 Ghostbusters Annual and More

Comics for Your Pull Box, March 7th, 2018: Green Hornet #1, Ghostbusters Annual, and More

Now this reporter is trying to use his ability to pass for white to investigate the murder, but now another witness suspects him of the crime.[caption id="attachment_805364" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deathstroke #29 cover by Ryan Sook[/caption]Deathstroke #29Christopher Priest's wonderful take on Slade Wilson charges onward, as the mercenary investigates a bizarre case of his daughter claiming the[...]

Justice League #39 Review: Slow but Gets Back to the Intrigue

Justice League #39 Review: Slow, but Gets Back to the Intrigue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Aquaman barely survives being stranded in the desert of Oman, and he encounters the fan. Green Lantern Simon Baz arrives shortly after and brings him back to the Watchtower. Cyborg, as the new chairman of the Justice League, is brought to testify before Congress. Batman's Justice League of America answers a crisis in […]

Black Panther Annual #1 Review: A Celebration of King TChalla

Black Panther Annual #1 Review: A Celebration of King T'Challa

In the final story, we see the alternate future in which T’Challa and Ororo Munroe conquer the world.[caption id="attachment_799024" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Black Panther Annual #1 cover by Daniel Acuna[/caption]Christopher Priest, Mike Perkins, and Andy Troy’s story is a callback and celebration of Priest’s distinct run on T’Challa’s series[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box Week of February 21st 2018: Alters Damnation Bloodborne and More

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of February 21st, 2018: Alters, Damnation, Bloodborne, and More

This is one you have to see to believe.[caption id="attachment_797323" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League #39 cover by Paul Pelletier and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Justice League #39Christopher Priest has managed to leave his stamp on Justice League in a short period of time Writing a book that is a better sequel to Watchmen than even Doomsday Clock, Priest is deconstructing and examining DC's headlining[...]

5 Days of Black Panther Day 3: Christopher Priests Black Panther Part 2

5 Days of Black Panther, Day 3: Christopher Priest's Black Panther Part 2

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Christopher Priest’s Black Panther is a fascinating animal in the grand scheme of comic book writing, and it is more than worth of extended discussion With that in mind, we’re going to complete the Vol 1 Complete Collection of his Black Panther run.When we left off, T’Challa had taken back Wakanda from Achebe and[...]

5 Days of Black Panther Day 2: Christopher Priests Black Panther #1-12

5 Days of Black Panther, Day 2: Christopher Priest's Black Panther #1-12

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Let’s continue our celebration of the King of Wakanda with a look at what many consider to be the best run of Black Panther, Christopher Priest’s Marvel Knights series from 1998.This series centers around Everett K Ross, a federal employee who is tasked with being the U.S government attaché for T’Challa when the king[...]

Deathstroke #28 Review: Back to Basics for Slade Wilson

Deathstroke #28 Review: Back to Basics for Slade Wilson

Slade recruits Terra to help with the task.Rose herself has come across the super-powered David Isherwood, who has a profound grudge against Slade Wilson.Joseph Wilson is having his on troubles in the shadow of Defiance.[caption id="attachment_789474" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deathstroke #28 cover by Ryan Sook[/caption]Though “Defiance” was an interesting arc for Deathstroke, it is nice to[...]

Justice League #38 Review: The Flash Lives Out the Plot of Gravity

Justice League #38 Review: The Flash Lives Out the Plot of 'Gravity'

Christopher Priest and Marco Santucci do a good job of conveying the helplessness and desperation Barry experiences while floating freely through the void of space.The rest of the comic returns to the team strife Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, and Green Lantern Simon Baz are unsure if Batman is still fit to lead the team and[...]

Deathstroke Annual #1 Review: An Unnerving and Brutal End to Defiance

Deathstroke Annual #1 Review: An Unnerving and Brutal End to Defiance

This bothers Tanya, as she owns the building.Kid Flash returns to the team, too, and that results in some interesting conflicts between he and Tanya as well as Slade himself.Christopher Priest plays with the interpersonal drama very well, and the story takes a lot of turns In can seem a little disjointed for a while,[...]

Justice League #37 Review: What Does it Mean to be the Fan

Justice League #37 Review: What Does it Mean to be the Fan?

Meanwhile, the rest of the League attempt to investigate who this Fan is and how deeply he’s infiltrated their organization.[caption id="attachment_778740" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League #37 cover by Pete Woods[/caption]While not as shocking or gripping as Justice League #36, this issue is another strong output from writer Christopher Priest It continues to show the fallibility[...]

Justice League #36 Review: Priest is Flipping the Justice League Script

Justice League #36 Review: Priest is Flipping the Justice League Script

However, this violates the Justice League charter and is subject to Chinese sovereignty regarding how the situation should be resolved.[caption id="attachment_771708" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League #36 cover by Pete Woods[/caption]Christopher Priest is flipping the Justice League table in rapid and spectacular fashion In a similar manner to how he approached Marvel Knights: Black Panther, Priest[...]