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Mera: Queen of Atlantis #6 Review- Duel of the Monarchs

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #6 Review- Duel of the Monarchs

We get to see the battle which has been built since issue one, and it leads back into the mainline Aquaman comic well.[caption id="attachment_894484" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mera: Queen of Atlantis #6 art by Lan Medina, Norm Rapmund, and Veronica Gandini[/caption]The artwork of Lan Medina soars with this issue The fight is impactful, and the liberal[...]

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #5 Review &#8211 The Miniseries Finally Comes Alive

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #5 Review – The Miniseries Finally Comes Alive

The raise the stakes, put more people in opposition against one another, and put our protagonist into a position where she must make some tough choices.Ocean Master continues to be a fascinating character, and I hope he doesn’t drop off again after this story.[caption id="attachment_875177" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mera: Queen of Atlantis #5 art by Lan[...]

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #4 Review &#8211 Wasted Potential and Buried Ideas

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #4 Review – Wasted Potential and Buried Ideas

Plus, the scenes with Tula and Erin are especially dull and seem to only serve to reiterate what we are already seeing: Ocean Master is changing as a person.Those scenes with Erin and Tula arguably go somewhere in the end, but it’s out of left field and could have been just as well shown without[...]

Mera Queen of Atlantis #3 Review: Padding and Pallid Protagonists

Mera Queen of Atlantis #3 Review: Padding and Pallid Protagonists

That’s to say nothing of how awful a character Erin has turned out to be.[caption id="attachment_837876" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mera: Queen of Atlantis #3 art by Lan Medina, Norm Rapmund, and Veronica Gandini[/caption]Lan Medina’s artwork is still quite good, even if it’s occasional focus on T&A only exacerbates the thematic issues of the comic[...]

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday Superman

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

In the final installment by Brian Michael Bendis and Jim Lee, Superman and Supergirl stop a new villain from destroying them and Metropolis.[caption id="attachment_830470" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair[/caption]In the litany of “landmark” issues released of late — almost entirely of which came from Marvel and[...]

Mera Queen of Atlantis #2 Review: Verging on Great but a Bit Too Melodramatic

Mera Queen of Atlantis #2 Review: Verging on Great but a Bit Too Melodramatic

I’m very aware that such melodrama is common to the Big Two and has been a part of Dan Abnett’s Aquaman, but it feels so much more prominent in this entry.[caption id="attachment_819988" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mera: Queen of Atlantis #2 art by Lan Medina, Norm Rapmund, and Veronica Gandini[/caption]Lan Medina’s artwork is strong, and Ocean Master[...]

Superman Action Comics #997 Review: Badly Padded and Noticeably Empty

Superman Action Comics #997 Review: Badly Padded and Noticeably Empty

Her and Clark’s son, Jonathan Kent, follows not far behind.[caption id="attachment_795502" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Superman: Action Comics #997 cover by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Andrew Dalhouse[/caption]Action Comics’ “Booster Shot” spins ever closer to #1000 with a disheartening insistence on padding and plot tangents This arc is decompressed beyond reason, and I say that as a[...]

Dude: Rob Liefeld Taking Reunions To The Extreme With Extreme Studios Reunion Dude

Dude: Rob Liefeld Taking Reunions To The Extreme With Extreme Studios Reunion, Dude

Break out the Jolt cola and the most obnoxious flavor of Doritos you can get your hands on! Superstar artist and comics luminary Sir Robert Liefeld is assembling the band again for an Extreme Studios 25th anniversary celebration! According to a report on Newsarama, Liefeld will join with artists Jeff Matsuda, Dan Fraga, Andy Park, Shannon Eric Denton,[...]

Dan Jurgens Covers Price Guide For Hero Initiative

Dan Jurgens Covers Price Guide For Hero Initiative

The limited edition cover for #46 will be done by the art team of Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund and Tanya Horie and will feature the last son of Krypton himself, Superman.The special edition of the price guide will go on sale at the San Diego Comic Con starting Wednesday July 20th at the Hero Initiative[...]