Written Reviews

Holiday Spirits Vol 2 Review

“Holiday Spirits is a comic book horror anthology with suspenseful and thrilling Christmas tales brought to you by 20 super talented indie creators. This high-quality 90-page book is a must-have under the tree this year! if you like Tales from the Crypt, Twilight Zone or Alfred Hitchcock Presents, this comic book is for you.“ You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll be absolutely terrified. Some of the best indie creators around will thrill you with…

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Traveling to Mars #1

Written by Mark RussellArt by Roberto MeliColors by Chiara Di FranciaLetters by Mattia GentiliEditor Davide G.G. CaciPublished by Ablaze Publishing “Traveling to Mars tells the story of former pet store manager Roy Livingston, the first human to ever set foot on Mars. Roy was chosen for this unlikely mission for one simple reason: he is terminally ill and therefore has no expectation of returning. Roy…

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Dream Master #1

Written by Jonathan HedrickArt by Luigi BarricelliColors by Rubin CurtoLetters by DC HopkinsEditor Dimitrios ZaharakisPublished by Blackbox Comics “There is a forgotten paladin who protects us from our nightmares while we sleep. Without him, we may never wake up again. He is the Dream Master. His curse is to guard our unconscious bodies from an evil entity who wishes to enter our reality, collapsing it…

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Killchella #1 Review

Written by Mario CandelariaArt by Serg AcuñaColors by Katherine LoboLetters by Matt KrotzerEdits by James Ferguson, Andrea Lorenzo MolinariPublished by Scout Comics “A group of friends drive up from Los Angeles to attend an ultra-trendy music festival in the Coachella Valley desert. They soon face a bloody night of terror when a reclusive pop star making her big return after five years recruits her most…

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Cover the Dead with Lime #3 Review

Written by Jonathan ChanceArt by Hernán GonzálezColors and Design by Damián FelitteLetters by Drew LenhartPublished by Blood Moon Comics “Trapped among a cellar of corpses and the living dead, Jack sinks below as his past treads upon the origin of his beginning and the fate of his son just a year prior.” Just when I thought this comic couldn’t get more horrific, the creators take…

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Cover the Dead with Lime #2 Review

Written by Jonathan ChanceArt by Hernán GonzálezColors and Design by Damián FelitteLetters by Drew LenhartPublished by Blood Moon Comics “Leaving Wivensea, Jack Teller, the lone plague doktor, has discovered the plague has shifted into an aggressive unearthly state of epidemic: the victims are coming back to life to further spread the disease. By request of Annabeth Williams, Jack sets out to the neighboring town of…

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Dead Kingdom #2 Review

Written and art by Etienne DerepentignyLetter by Jerome GagnonPublished by Red 5 Comics “After the shocking discovery and the loss of his fellow soldiers, Kain with the help of another survivor must find the strength to carry on and get back to his love Alice. Let’s hope he gets to Field Valley before the undead does. The second issue of a 5-part story arc, Dead Kingdom is…

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Dead Kingdom #1 Review

Written/art by Etienne DerepentignyLetters by Jerome GagnonEditor Kurt BelcherPublished by Red 5 Comics “A mysterious plague is haunting the kingdom. With the help of a peacekeeper, a group of soldiers investigate a village that may hold the answers to what is happening. But the truth is far worse that everyone could ever imagine. Dead Kingdom is a five-part, multi layered saga that will explore a world where…

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Cover the Dead with Lime #1 Review

Written by Jonathan ChanceArt by Hernán GonzálezColors and Design by Damián FelitteLetters by Drew LenhartPublished by Blood Moon Comics *Very Minor Spoilers May Be Present* “The Great Plague ravishes England, killing thousands in its first year. Housebound infected homes are marked with a painted red cross, warning of the spread as plague doktors are sent into towns to face the impending doom.” As if plagues…

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By The Horns: Dark Earth #1 Review

Written by Markisan NasoArt and letters by Jason MuhrColors by Steve CanonPublished by Scout Comics “Scout Comics hit title By the Horns is back! Six months after their hellacious battle in the sky with the evil sorceress, Feng Po, Elodie and Sajen are back in Wayfarer, reluctantly settling into their new lives as… farmers?! But their days spent tilling the land in overalls proves short-lived…

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Endangered #1 Review

Written by Jon McCarthyArt by Ron JosephColors by Jorge HovLetters by Garrett BernerEdits by Anna Hoffpauir SitesEntomology Consultant: Dr. Helen Hull-SandersDevelopment Producer: Nathan JaredPublished by Blood Moon Comics “Humanity has become an endangered species following a nuclear war. The survival of our species rests with a group of scientists aboard a low-orbiting space station. Their solution to stabilizing their uninhabitable home has unknowingly facilitated the…

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Emmett #1 Review

Written by Ian GrodyArt by Yishan LiDirected by Justin FairLetters by D.C. HopkinsLayouts by Chieh Ying YuEdits and Design by Will GravesPublished by AWA “Welcome to Brooklyn Through the Looking Glass, where a golem with benefits, a spiraling genie, a demon who feeds on bad vibes, and a mischievous mermaid collide with heartbroken, hard-living, and hype-obsessed humans. Lesser Evils is a hilarious, pop culture-filled universe…

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The Never Ending Party #1

Co-Created by Rachel Pollack, Joe Corallo, and Eva CabreraCo-Written by Rachel Pollack and Joe CoralloArt by Eva CabreraColors by Cons OrozaLetters and Book Design by Zakk SaamEdits by Noah SharmaPublished by ComiXology “Twenty-five years after losing her lover Lulu in a cult ritual for Dionysus gone wrong, Mindy Morrow is trying to live her life and put the past behind her. Unfortunately for Mindy, the…

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Double-Out #1-2 Review

Creator/Editor: Ryan HulcyWriter/Editor: Brian HawkinsArtist/Letterer: Fernando Maiaru and Estanislao MarugoPublished via Kickstarter by Obscure Productions Comics “Darts is the #1 sport on the planet and the International Darts Federation (IDF) is the Major Leagues. The greatest darts athletes in the world have one thing in common and that is an ability to manifest a spirit animal within their dart throws. Hundreds of millions of people…

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Voodoo Nations #1-3 Review

Written by Travis GibbArt by Luke Stone (issue 1-2) and Gilliard Goulart (issue 3)Colors by Alan Emmanuel (issues 1-3) and Alves Lunyo (issue 3)Letters by Jerome GagnonPublished by Orange Cone Productions on Kickstarter “RJ and her husband Brent travel deep into Voodoo strongholds around the world, trying to restore Brent’s humanity. This dark and haunting journey will challenge their faith, marriage, and worldview. Life, death,…

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Granite State Punk #1 Review

Written and Created by Travis GibbArt by Patrick BuermeyerLetters by Jerome GagnonEdits by Heather GibbPublished by Orange Cone Productions via Kickstarter “Granite State Punk is a rare, gritty look at the history of New Hampshire’s most historic landmark, THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN. Zeke has just gotten released from prison and is now living in the last place he ever wanted to be… his…

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Bleeding Pulp #1 Review

I Eat Monsters #1 Written by Justin GrayArt by Rui SilveiraColors by Thyago BrandaoLetters by Benny LavaCover Logo: Ed Lavallee “I Eat Monsters combines thrilling action, mystery, and horror in this mature readers limited series by writer Justin Gray – Jonah Hex, Standstill, Bill the Kit – and artist Rui Silveira – Netflix’s Superdrag, The Few and the Cursed: Shadow Nation, Spicy Pulp: Lady Redbeard…

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Starward #1 Review

Written by Steve OrlandoArt by Ivan ShavrinLetters by Saida TemofontePublished by Heavy Metal Elements “Stephanie Cohen’s life is all going according to plan. The only problem is…the plan isn’t hers! She’s crushing it at college, but her fast track to a medical degree is something her parents decided for her, seemingly at birth. Stephanie was never consulted on her own life. So, now she’s drowning…

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The Joneses #1 Review

Written by Michael MoreciArt by Alessandro VittiColors by Ive SvorcinaLetters by Sal CiprianoPublished by AWA Upshot “Spinning out of the pages of The Resistance, The Joneses focuses on a suburban family with a big secret: In the global pandemic known as the “Great Death,” mother, father, sister and brother were all transformed into something superhuman. While the world embraces fascism born of fear, the Joneses…

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Dark Beach #1 Review

Written by Michael J. Ruiz-UngerArt by Sebastián PírizColors by Ray JonesDesign by Angelica BainiPublished by Behemoth Comics “Earth has been drifting away from the sun for three hundred years, but that doesn’t stop Gordo, a crime scene photographer living inside the dome-protected city of New Reykjavik, from dreaming about its warm glow. Is the sun as dangerous as the NRCE (New Reykjavik Corps of Engineers)…

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The Recount Preamble #1 Review

Written by Jonathan HedrickArt by Ruben Gil LopezColors by Lorenzo PalomboLetters by Joel RodriguezPublished by Scout Comics “Set years before the shocking events of The Recount, Preamble details the life of Phil Pontus, the tragic death of his mother, his military service and subsequent decision to enter politics, his assent to the office of Vice President, and the terrible events that culminated in his assumption of leadership of…

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Decay #1-2 Review

Written by Anthony StokesArt by Marc OliverLetters for Issue 1 by Joni HaggLetters for Issue 2 by Es Kay “What happens when the only family you have left is murdered in a gang shootout & the only option to bring them back is unpredictable? We find Jess Caine deep in the roots of New Orleans and her life is about to change, forever. Issue 2…

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Savage Avengers #1 Review

Written by David PeposeArt by Carlos MagnoColors by Espen GrudentjeanLetters by VC’s Travis LanhamPublished by Marvel Comics “AN ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT, ALL-DANGEROUS TEAM ASSEMBLES!Since his exile from the Hyborian Age, Conan the Barbarian has conquered the most dangerous foes the modern Marvel Universe has to offer – but what happens when this hard-edged Cimmerian finds himself on the run from the cybernetic soldier of the future…

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Heavy Metal Drummer #1

Written by Kiefer Findlow and Emiliano PlisskenArt by Luca VassalloColors by Luca Vassallo and TokebiPublished by Behemoth Entertainment “1986 A.D.: Under the streets of Los Angeles breeds the seeds of a gruesome interdimensional conflict between order and chaos. Enter Dave, a junkee, heavy metal drummer whose life is about to get a whole lot shittier.” Do you ever read the title of a book and…

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Emo Girl #1 Review

Written by Julian LawlerArt by Martin MontielColors by Nei RuffinoLetters by Oliver Lee ArcePublished by Blacktooth Comics “Emo Girl is a Noir-ish tale with an angry, moody, bipolar, with a take no prisoners attitude, troubled teenager at the center of its universe. Emo Girl, aka Jemini Moon, is in state custody.  Her father is in jail, accused of hunting down and killing a homeless man. The pair…

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Quests Aside #1-2 Review

Written by Brian SchirmerArt by Elena GogouColors by Rebecca NaltyLetters by Andworld DesignPublished by Vault Comics I have received advance copies of issues #1 and #2 of Quests Aside for review purposes from Vault Comics. Issue #1 Solicit: “A skeleton, an apprentice mage, and an exiled princess walk into a bar… for another shift at Quests Aside, the local watering hole run by once legendary,…

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The O.Z. #2 Review

Written by David PeposeArt by Ruben RojasColors by Whitney CogarLetters by DC Hopkins This is a review mostly looking at the recently released Kickstarter comic The O.Z. #2. However, as I have not previously covered issue #1, there will be some review of that as well as some spoilers for issue #1. How the story is solicited: “What if The Hurt Locker took place in The Wizard of…

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Broken Eye #1 Review

Written by Martin Etxeberria, Xabier EtxeberriaArt by Inaki ArenasPublished by Scout Comics “Liverpool in the early 70s. Seamus Young is a young orphan who works unloading garbage in the docks. But his situation will get worse unexpectedly, when he finds a cutaway hand floating in the river and he will be immersed in a criminal conspiracy involving the IRA. And all because of a secret:…

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Distorted #1 Review

Written by Salvatore VivenzioArt by Gabriele FalzonePublished by Scout Comics “Somewhere in the world, there is someone who feels different/special/cursed, who is losing their mind right now. You’re not alone. Take James for example. He would like to run away from his parents and from a life that doesn’t belong to him. On the other hand, Tom is forced to face his past and hunt…

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ThoughtScape Comics #1 + 2 Review

Written by Matt Mair LoweryArt by Wilkins, Law, Edgar, Atlansky, Cannon, Slominski, Cha, and Nafziger ThoughtScape is a sci-fi anthology series like no other. There is a mix of serialized and self-contained stories all written by Matt Mair Lowery with art from tons of very talented indie comics creators. The main, serialized story, ThoughtScape 2319, is a mind-bending look at thought collection and the idea…

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The Boy Who Conquered a Mountain Graphic Novel Review

Written By Jonathan ChanceArt By Emi UtreraPublished by Heavy Metal’s Virus Imprint The Boy Who Conquered a Mountain is a coming-of-age story mixed with the hero’s journey that helps us find hope in a time of darkness. We follow Kaleb, a young boy who has a dream of death and destruction that foreshadows what is to come. In the young man’s journey, his grandfather acts…

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Pop Star Assassin #1 Review

Written by Ed Lavallee and Matt CashelArt by Marcelo BasilePublished by Behemoth Comics The year is 1977. The King is dead. The world mourns. But… When a mysterious briefcase turns up in his dressing room, Bruce– a coke-addled Elvis impersonator finds himself wedged between a Mob boss out for revenge and a government conspiracy with far-reaching, world-ending ramifications; all in an attempt to discover the…

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Suicide Jockeys #3 Review

Written by Rylend GrantArt by Davi Leon DiasColors by Iwan Joko TriyonoLetters HdEPublished by Source Point Press Dire circumstance force the Suicide Jockeys – a poor, usually drunken, almost certainly mentally ill crew of monster-fighting, tank-and-aircraft-piloting suckers – to partner with an old nemesis – a robot-wielding whack-job billionaire criminal. Oh, yeah… and Eihei Dogen makes an appearance? Tokusatsu for the modern American action movie…

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Witchblood #7 Review

Written by Matthew ErmanArt by Lisa SterleColors by Gab ContrerasLetters by Andworld DesignPublished by Vault Comics    “Let me not mar that perfect dream     By an auroral stain,     But so adjust my daily night     That it will come again.” After the massive conclusion to issue 6 of Witchblood, I could not wait for the follow-up issue. Yonna and company have failed to…

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By the Horns #6 Review

Written by Markisan NasoArt and Letters by Jason MuhrColors by Andrei TabacaruPublished by Scout Comics Once upon a time, Elodie fell for a good man named Shintaro. They made a life together filled with adventure, laughter and love. Then one day… it was cruelly ripped away from them. This is their story. This is the most emotional and profoundly important issue of By the Horns…

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Billy the Kit #1

Written by J.V. GrayArt by Barry McClain Jr.Digital FX and Color by Slamet MujionoLettered and Designed by Benny LavaPublished by Blue Juice Comics The Wild West has never been wilder! Introducing Billy the Kit, featuring a gunslinging rabbit seeking revenge against the Tornado God that killed his family. Why was this sickly, skinny rabbit spared such a gruesome fate? What makes him so special? With…

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Snatched #1 and #2

Written by Sheldon AllenArt by Mauricio CampetellaColors by Warnia SahadewaLetters by Matt BowersPublished by Scout Comics Issue 1 Preview: From the favelas of Central America, all the way to the scalp of your favorite A-List actress or IG Crush (you know the one I’m talking about), Snatched is a hardcore voyage into the bloody, treacherous, violent, unfiltered, uncompromising, and always unforgiving world of human hair…

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Space Bastards #8 Review

Written by Joe Aubrey and Eric PetersonArt by Darick RobertsonColors by Pete PantazisLetters by Taylor EspositoPublished by Humanoids Comics ***Waring: Language, comic is for mature readers only. Quote from comic may contain explicit language*** Darick Robertson returns for the “War Song of the Hiccopai!” When we last saw the Bastards, everyone died…right? Well, maybe there were a few survivors, and now they’re battered, bruised, and…

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Suicide Jockeys #2

Written by Rylend GrantArt by Davi Leon DiasColors by Iwan Joko TriyonoLetters by HdEPublished by Source Point Press After learning that his lost love might be still be alive, adrift somewhere in the vast ocean of space and time, Denver Wallace must convince his estranged team to set aside years of bad blood, saddle up, and bring her back home. Also, there’s a pretty funny…

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Corset #1

Written by Jurii KirneyArt by Elina KiyushnikovaPublished by Scout Comics Master Gregoire d’Alpen is a world-famous fashion designer and inventor. His groundbreaking corsets fascinate and inspire millions of people around the world. It’s been years since he showed his face in public, living in seclusion in his mysterious clock tower high above the gothic city. One night, a young and naive girl named Elize ruins…

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Turbo Kid: Apple’s Lost Adventure #1 Review

Written by RKSSArt by Jeik DionProduction by Rob CannonPublished by Happy Tank Comics/Behemoth Comics The cult movie Turbo Kid is turning into a franchise with a sequel film in development, a video game, and now with this comic written by the directors & drawn by the storyboard artist of the movie. In this first issue: The Turbo Rider faces the Robot War and Apple discovers…

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Night of the Cadillacs #1

Written by Jake Hearns and Jeff MarsickArt by Kirk ‘The Savage’ ManleyEdited by Jeff MarsickPublished by Scout Comics In the spirit of Lost Boys and Warriors, Night of the Cadillacs is a high-octane, genre-bending mix of horror, hard action, forbidden love, and street culture. Rival supernatural gangs come to earth on an overnight raiding mission to retrieve life-restoring blood from humans. While the gangs battle…

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Verge #1 Review

Written by Bryce McLellanArt by Silvio dBColors by Louie JoyceLetters by Sean Rinehart A mysterious time travel event known as the Verge had brought thousands of people from across all of history to New York City. Vikings, Samurai, Romans, Mayans, Cavemen, and thousands of others all live in a vast and turbulent melting pot. Connie Liu, an NYPD Detective, investigates the murder of three Samurai,…

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Midnight Western Theatre #5 Review

Written by Louis SouthardArt by David HahnColors by Ryan CodyLetters by Buddy BeaudoinPublished by Scout Comics It’s time for the grand finale of the Midnight Western Theatre! In this final adventure, a heinous creature known only as “El Chupacabra” has been slaughtering the innocent goats at a small ranch! Fortunately, the ranchers have hired the solo adventurer Ortensia Thomas to put down the monster once…

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Broken Souls Ballad #3

Written by Massimo RosiIllustrated by Ludovica CeregattiPublished by Black Carvan imprint of Scout Comics What a truly horrifying yet hopeful issue. Anxiety, depression, OCD, and bulimia nervosa are all conditions that get stigmatized as something “other” and sometimes monstrous. In this world, a group of young people have been experimented on, leading to these conditions manifesting as truly horrifying powers in an astounding fashion. The…

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Impossible Jones #1 Review

Written by Karl KeselPencils by David HahnColors by Tony AviñaLetters ComicraftPublished by Scout Comics Explosive first issue! The grin gritty origin of comics’ newest sensation! A thief gets powers, is mistaken for a superhero… and runs with it! With no intention of giving up her criminal ways, mind you! (With these powers? You crazy?!) All she has todo is fool all of the people all…

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Clans of Belari #3 Review

Written by Peter Blackie and Rob BlackieArt by Daniel MaineColors by Carlos LopezLetters by Taylor EspositoPublished by Aftershock Comics After Gummy bribes the right people, Te’a is able to pursue her dream of being a pilot. As it turns out she is a gifted pilot, whose accomplishments quickly earn her notoriety. But her mav-erick decision-making puts her at odds with her own Chieftain, Burke Graff.…

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Human Remains #1 Advance Review

Written by Peter MilliganArt by Sally CantirinoColors by Dearbhla KellyPublished by Vault Comics Dax and Bisa love each other. But in this new and terrifying world, love is dangerous. Feeling anything is dangerous. Earth has a new and terrible invader-monsters that deprive us of the very feelings that make us human. A shocking tale of pent-up emotions, perilously loud sex, and forced composure in the…

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Nobody’s Child #1 Review

Written by Massimo RosiArt by Ramiro BorralloPublished by Behemoth Comics In an unspecified time in the future, it is discovered that within a special breed of albino rhinoceros there is a genetic code that holds the properties to regenerate man, that can cure all diseases, even those very serious. As a result, in a short period of time this albino rhino becomes nearly extinct, leaving…

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Deadbox #1 Review

Written by Mark RussellArt by Benjamin TiesmaColors by Vladimir PopovLetters by Andworld Design Welcome to the town of Lost Turkey, where the main source of entertainment is a cursed DVD machine that seems to know more about the fate of its citizens than they do. Deadbox was not at all what I expected it to be, but it was so much more and so much…

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Cinnamon #2 Review

Written and Art by Victoria DouglasPublished by Happy Tank Comics imprint of Behemoth Comics Peace in Big Kitchen City is short lived, when The Mayor comes home with a new cat toy that threatens everything Cinnamon holds dear! How is a cat even supposed to make sense of a lazer pointer?! Can a hyperactive kitten like Cinnamon even satisfy her predatory response, when she is…

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Freak Snow: Revenge is a Drug #4 Review

Created/written by Kevin Roditelli/Rob CannonArt/letters by Rob CannonAssociate Produced by Ashurbanipal, King of the UniversePublished by Happy Tank Comics imprint of Behemoth Comics Where do I even begin with this wild ride of a final issue for the second volume of Freak Snow? First of all, Berny final gets some closure to what happened to his family – what he did to his family. We…

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Nine Stones #1 Review

Written and drawn by Samuel SpanoPublished by Behemoth Entertainment Disturbing dreams shake Alistair “Allie” Jacobi’s nights. But his daytime life is not much better. His father, the boss of a criminal organization, has decided that it’s time for his son to gain experience in the underworld. So Allie, 19, finds himself doing an “internship” in a convenience store run by the man who, under the…

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Locust #3 Review

Written by Massimo RosiArt by Alex NietoLetters by Mattia GentiliPublished by Scout Comics Max and his mother’s journey through the nightmare of the Great Transformation continues. New York City is now doomed in this biblical apocalypse that turns people into ravenous humanoid-like locusts. A group of survivors offers asylum to Max and his mother, bringing them to safety into an old police station they have…

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The Shepherd: Path of Souls #1

Written by Andrea L. Molinari, Roberto X. MolinariArt by Jess Hara, Kyle HustonLetters by DC HopkinsPublished by the Black Caravan Imprint of Scout Comics Prof. Lawrence Miller (a.k.a. The Shepherd) and his companions are wandering in the Seam, the transitioning place between this world and whatever comes next. While traveling, they stumble on a particular district of the Seam that functions a hospital of sorts…

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Redshift #2 Advance Review

Written by H.S. TakArt by Brent David McKeeColors by Sebastian ChengLetters by Joel RodriguezPublished by Scout Comics Dear Citizen, please join us in Heroes Square for our Sixth Launch day. Bid farewell to our Voyager who will cross into deep space on a mission that carries our collective hopes and dreams. Your attendance is encouraged mandatory. After the great execution of issue 1 and leaving…

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Dancing with the Dragon #1 Advance Review

Written by Rob MacKinnonArt by Luca CasalanguidaColors by Natalia NesterenkoLetters by Joel RodriguezPublished by Scout Comics Connor O’Sullivan is a hapless limo driver on the run from the Triads. It probably wasn’t the best idea to take over his dead customer’s shady business. However, for a poor Irish immigrant trying to provide a better life for his girlfriend, it seemed too good to pass up.…

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Cassidy’s Secret #1 Review

Written by Charles HollandArt by Antonio FusoColors by Stefano SimeoneLetters and Design by Robbie RobbinsPublished by Clover Press Cassidy Crawford, a prominent defense attorney, has a secret. But her world is not like ours. In her world a comet crashed to Earth bringing with it John Doe AKA Airstrike, who is the world’s most powerful superhero. Along with that, he brought an ultra virus that…

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Blood, Skulls, and Chrome #1 Review

Written by Hannu KesolaArt by Mohammad Ramlan and Marcelo SalazaColors by Beth VarniLetters by Jerome Gagnon and Brando DestefanoPublished by Second Sight Publishing I’m going to preface this review with the fact that this genre is not usually my cup of tea. I do like action stories, but I don’t often go for a story about cartels and rival gangs. That being said, Blood, Skills,…

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Suicide Jockeys #1 Review

Written by Rylend GrantArt by Davi Leon DiasColors by Iwan Joko TriyonoLetters by HdEPublished by Source Point Press What happens when Pacific Rim meets Back to the Future and Galaxy Quest? Suicide Jockeys delivers a mashup of kaiju fighting, time travel, and washed-up Comic-Con appearances to bring an entertaining and wild ride. When a crew of kaiju fighters disbands after a terrible time traveling incident,…

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Good Luck #3 Review

Written by Matthew ErmanArt by Stefano SimeoneLetters by Mike FiorentinoCover A by Mike FiorentinoPublished by Boom! Studios We aren’t the heroes of the story. We are the stories. And we’re lucky to be alive at all. – Hilde, Good Luck #3, written by matthew erman Holy plot twist batman! With The Unfortunates seemingly down and out, Dr. Dianne Diaphanous has been pushed out of the…

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The Horn Island Trilogy One-Shot

Written by Marcus Roberts Pencils by Daniel Gorman Inks by Shaun Barbour Published by Second Sight Publishing This 3-part one-shot is a zombie story of epic proportions. Generations of the Johnstone family have been cursed due to not heeding the warnings and after pissing off the wrong witch. We first see Horn Island back in the days of the confederacy, with them looking to settle…

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Broken Souls Ballad #2 Review

Written by Massimo RosiArt by Ludovica CeragattiPublish by Scout Comics This is such an important story. A story about anxiety, depression, and other mental illness. How might these manifest if someone wanted to weaponize them and let the mental illnesses power these dark weapons? Four teenagers from the St. Abigail Asylum had these dark powers awoken in them and must battle against this darkness inside…

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Lifeformed #1

Written by Matt Mair Lowery and Cassie AndersonArt by Cassie AndersonPublished by Scout Comics Are you ready for an emotional roller coaster? Because. Here. We. Go. Cleo is just an ordinary girl with ordinary anxiety about presenting in front of the class. Her dad, Alex is just an ordinary dad that loves his daughter. The aliens were not so ordinary. A slave captured and forced…

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Action Tank #1 Review

Written by Mike BarryArt by Mike BarryPublished by Scoot!, a Scout Comics imprintThis is also a NON-STOP! title (rest of story collected in trade form) Come along for a space adventure like no other! A boy wakes up on Pluto and just wants to get home to his mom’s spaghetti carbonara. With the help of a quattricorn (that’s a unicorn with 4 horns!!), our space…

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Witchblood #6 Review

Written by Matthew Erman Art by Lisa Sterle Colors by Gab Contreras Published by Vault Comics Do you want an origin story? Because this is how you get origin stories. We are once more taken down the rabbit hole of the world of Witchblood and truly learn the meaning behind that term. Esme is revealed for the first time (that’s right! first appearance alert!) and…

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