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Star Wars, vol. 1: Skywalker Strikes

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You’ve heard of Star Wars, right? The world famous samurai-influenced space opera that’s part “hero’s journey” and part “tale of redemption”, featuring aliens, aerial dogfights, and mystical powers? The multi-trillion dollar franchise that sells movies, toys, bed sheets and cheese graters?…

Penguin: Pain and Prejudice

Penguin Pain and Prejudice

I’m not going to lie—the Joker is my most favorite Batman villain ever, case closed. But, that doesn’t mean there’s not a little room in my heart for other members of Batman’s rogues gallery. Thus, I gave Penguin: Pain and…

Avengers Vs. X-Men: Vs.

When I wrote my review of the original Avengers Vs. X-Men trade paperback collection, I commented that we didn’t really get to see any of the one-on-one matches promised by the series’ concept and book covers. What few battles we…

Avengers Vs. X-Men

It all begins as a fiery figure falls from the sky toward downtown Manhattan. Stopping this sort of thing is all in a day’s work for The Avengers, but even they are surprised to find the fiery figure is a…

X-Men: Schism

Mutants – those beings born with natural super powers – once represented the future of humanity. But as a wise man once said, “the future isn’t what it used to be,” and various circumstances have reduced the number of mutants…