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Private Eye

Private-Eye

Back in the year 2016, all digital data accumulated on the Internet about everyone—email records, chat logs, photograph collections, search histories—suddenly rained down on the world. Nobody knows whether this “Cloud Burst” of virtual information was terrorism, a bug in the system,…

Material, Vol. 1

Book Cover - Material

The first thing you should know about Material is that, as a running series, it was cancelled. As of the time in which this review was written, there is no planned continuation or sequel in sight. Hopefully, reading the volume…

Bitch Planet, vol. 1

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Welcome to Bitch Planet, where crime is aesthetic, gendered, sexual, political, and most certainly racialized. In a male-dominated world, women who are noncompliant with the law are exiled from Earth and sentenced to serve time in the Auxiliary Compliance Outpost…

Big Hard Sex Criminals

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Big Hard Sex Criminals sounds like a titillating treat, very possibly something the faint of heart might want to steer clear of—and indeed, there is sex, nudity, trips to adult bookstores, and references to pornography to spare in this book.…

Hinges: Clockwork City

Hinges

Although the webcomic Hinges started in 2011, Image has only recently published its first collection in print form, subtitled Clockwork City. The first book is nearly wordless and the main character, Orio, is silent until its last pages. Orio lives in Clockwork City, a steampunk-inspired village…

Reed Gunther: the complete series

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Chris & Shane Houghton’s Reed Gunther stories follow the adventures of the titular hapless cowboy, his best friend, Sterling, and his love interest, Starla. Set in an imaginary version of the Wild West that is equal parts dangerous and absurd,…

Marksmen, volume 1

Marksmen, written by Dave Elliott and David Baxter, is a rather unimpressive comic. The general post-apocalyptic setting is somewhat interesting, but if you think about it for even a second it immediately defies belief. While it is nice they have…

Ratfist

I’ve been meaning to check out Doug TenNapel’s work for years. I’ve seen his name many times, generally connected to art full of very appealing energy and humor. Now that I’ve read Ratfist (once through at the breakneck speed the…