Author: The Two-Headed Nerd

Astro City #50 Review

Astro City #50 Review Vertigo Comics Written by Kurt Busiek Art by Brent Anderson 32 pages for $3.99 Solicit: Michael Tenicek lost his wife, years ago, to a chronal cataclysm. But he’s not the only one in Astro City whose life has been upended by life among the superheroes. Today, we’ll meet others, learn their stories and see how Michael-and friends-cope with their trauma. To my eternal shame, I haven’t been current on Astro City in years. It’s not like it’s the sort of title that punishes people for jumping around from arc to arc, but I was such...

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Avengers: No Surrender Review

Avengers: No Surrender Review Marvel Comics Written by Mark Waid, Jim Zub, and Al Ewing Art by Pepe Larraz 40 pages for $4.99 (#675), 32 Pages for $3.99 (#676-#677) Solicit: NO SURRENDER Parts 1-3 AVENGERS goes WEEKLY for the stunning sixteen-part saga that will write the end of an era! The Earth has been STOLEN! The sky burns while mysterious cosmic objects crash down from above, wreaking havoc across the world! The Avengers are the last line of defense between Earth and the mysterious forces threatening to tear it apart. It’s time to ASSEMBLE! The teams you know and...

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Abbott #1 Review

Abbott #1 Review BOOM! Studios Written by Saladin Ahmed Art by Sami Kivela 32 pages, $3.99 Solicit: Hugo Award-nominated novelist Saladin Ahmed (Black Bolt) and artist Sami Kivelä (Beautiful Canvas) present one woman’s search for the truth that destroyed her family. Hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the work of dark occult forces. Forces that took her husband from her. Forces she has sworn to destroy. I walked into Abbott without even reading the solicit so I found myself pleasantly surprised to be...

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