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Action Packed

Casanova delivers the espionage goods'at times, too many of them.

By Trevor Hale
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - The comic industry was built upon a steady diet of superheroes, and that’s what most people think when they hear the term “comic book.” But every so often, a writer shows up like Matt Fraction, who’s not afraid to try something...

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Mane Event

Pride of Baghdad is a compelling animal allegory for war-torn Iraq.

By Trevor Hale
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - After three plus years of hearing them, another story set around a war-torn Iraq isn’t exactly breaking new ground. In order to pull it off, a writer needs to find a device which, if not wholly original, is at least intriguing enough to get anyone...

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Cape Fear

With The Boys, Garth Ennis’ superhero-mocking is wearing a little thin.

By Trevor Hale
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Garth Ennis hates Superman. In fact, he hates pretty much all superheroes. He’s been steadily writing comics for every major publisher for the past 20 years but he still can’t resist ridiculing spandex and capes and he’s more than happy...

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Media Plague

Jonathan Hickman launches an innovative anti-heroic attack on The Nightly News.

By Trevor Hale
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - As the old saying goes, one man’s hero is another man’s villain. The Nightly News tries to play that notion for all it’s worth but sometimes loses focus on who’s who. In this political thriller-style comic, Jonathan Hickman gives...

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Six From ’06

A recap of some super'and not so super'comics from the year we’ve left behind.

By Trevor Hale
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - 2006 was a year full of Crises and Civil Wars, and a great time to be a comic fan. Here’s the best of the best from the past year.nnBest Writer: Ed Brubaker. This is the year that saw Brubaker, once a bit player in the DC Universe, shoot straight...

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Mostly Dead

In the comic-book world, mortality seems to be just a passing phase.

By Trevor Hale
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Captain America died last month. Maybe you heard'Stephen Colbert got his shield in the will. The thing is, Cap will most likely need it back sooner or later, because if there’s one thing jaded fans have come to realize, it’s that no one in...

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Let Us Spray

The Exterminators begins a wild ride to an uncertain destination.

By Trevor Hale
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Exploding organs, lesbians, luchador rat fights, literary hookers and cockroaches: If those things aren’t enough to at least pique your interest in The Exterminators, then someone isn’t doing his or her job. Simon Oliver and Tony Moore have...
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