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Archive for July 2016

Preacher: Season 1 Finale Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the Preacher season finale follow.

When Preacher began, many involved with the show described the first season as a prequel of sorts to the graphic novel, because while the show is not set in the same continuity as the comics, it was delving into a time period -- Jesse still working as a Preacher in Annville -- the comics skipped past.

The season finale seemed to really deliver on that promise, as it wrapped up with a couple of scenes that almost literally led into how the comic book began, complete with Jesse, Cassidy and Tulip eating at a diner, as they set off on the road together. As a comic book fan, it was very fun and exciting to see, though it does make you wonder if we needed this much set up. Even if they were going to do a “prequel season,” maybe it could have been just six episodes, not ten?

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[Video] Cosplayers show off at the San Diego Comic-Con #SDCC

Sneaky Zebra made it to the San Diego Comic Con, and came home with another fantastic collection of cosplayer’s showing their wares.

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[Solicitations] Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up the Marvel Universe in October

This October, Squirrel Girl takes on the entire Marvel Universe. How nuts is this? THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL BEATS UP THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! OGN (JUN160947) Written by RYAN NORTH Art & Cover by ERICA HENDERSON She’s beaten Thanos. She’s bested Galactus. She’s thwarted Doctor Doom (twice, but who’s counting?). But in this all-new graphic novel, she’ll take on her most dangerous, most powerful and most unbeatable enemy yet: HERSELF! Specifically, an evil duplicate created through all manner of mad science (computer and regular type). So what happens when two Unbeatable Squirrel Girls clash? The 120-page original graphic novel has a

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[Preview] Mycroft Holmes #1

This week, the comic book adaptation of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Mycroft Holmes arrives in stores, and we have your sneak peek, after the jump. MYCROFT HOLMES #1 Writers: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld Artist: Joshua Cassara FC – 32pp – $3.99 Basketball legend, novelist, and superstar polymath Kareem Abdul-Jabbar brings his take on Sherlock Holmes’ older brother to comics at last! An all-new adventure set in the world of the bestselling Mycroft novel, The Apocalypse Handbook sees the diffident, brilliant Mycroft pulled into a globe-spanning adventure at the behest of Queen Victoria and a secret organization at the heart of the British government.

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Retro Review: Venus #1 (August 1948)

The Golden Age of Comics was on the wane, and the superhero/adventure genre was waning, with romance on the rise.  Good thing Atlas Comics was ready to merge the two!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Venus #1 awaits! VENUS #1 Writer: Uncredited Penciler: Ken Bald (Unconfirmed) Inker: Lin Streeter Colorist: Uncredited Editor: Stan Lee Publisher: Atlas (Marvel) Comics Cover Price: 10 Cents Current Near-Mint Pricing: $3,000.00 Previously in Venus:  I’m gonna be honest: When I started this week’s Retro Review, I was considering 1950s Marvel Boy #1, one of Marvel/Atlas Comics’ attempts to rekindle the fires of their comic

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[Preview] Tank Girl: Two Girls, One Tank #3

Titan Comics releases Tank Girl: Two Girls, One Tank #3 by Alan Martin and Brett Parsons in stores this week, and we have an early look. TANK GIRL: TWO GIRLS, ONE TANK #3 Writer: Alan Martin Artist: Brett Parsons FC – $3.99 – 32pp With the gang back together, what better way to celebrate than breaking out the big guns and shooting the crap out of a heavy-metal militia? How about all that plus cake? It’s welcome home parties – Tank Girl style! via Titan Comics

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[Preview] Vikings: Godhead #3

Here is a sneak peek of this week’s Vikings from Titan Comics. VIKINGS #3 Writer: Cavan Scott Artist: Staz Johnson FC – $3.99 – 32pp Viking vs viking! English king Ecbert has harnessed the power of Ragnar and his Vikings to unleash them against another band of norsemen harrying England’s South Coast. But as Ragnar leads his warriors into battle, their opponents are waiting for them… via Titan Comics

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[Preview] The Adventures of Puss in Boots #4

Here is your first look at Puss in Boots #4 from Titan Comics. PUSS IN BOOTS #4 Writers: Alex Matthews, Max Davison Artists: Egle Bartolini, Dave Alvarez FC – $3.99 – 32pp A spate of petty crime plagues the town of San Lorenzo and Puss just can’t put his paw on who’s to blame. In a bid to stay more vigilant, he takes Artephius’ magic potion and things take a turn for the strange… Later, the circus comes to town but these clowns look pretty sinister and it’s not long before Puss is locking swords with his old enemy El

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Major Spoilers Question of the Day: The Cupcake Edition

What's the best cupcake flavor combination?

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[Preview] Penny Dreadful #3

The series may be over, but Penny Dreadful continues in comic book form, and we have a sneak peek of Penny Dreadful #3, after the jump. PENNY DREADFUL #3 Writers: Andrew Hinderaker Artist: Louie De Martinis FC – $3.99 – 32pp The veil is lifted on the unholy events that took place in Africa that bound together the lives of Sir Malcolm and Sembene. On an expedition to seek the source of the Nile, they witnessed nightmarish scenes that left their mark forevermore… and revealed the power of the supernatural world. via Titan Comics

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