The Spectre Looming Over Star Wars

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…

Fans know these words by heart, as they’re usually the mood setting for a story involving good vs evil, space ships, lovable rogues, and easily familiar archetypes. Star Wars is one one those IPs that has become a cultural mainstay. Despite thematic blunders, it exists as this expansive and ever evolving universe to visit and explore. If there’s one downside to it now, or even 10 years ago, its a universe obsessed with the past.  Continue reading The Spectre Looming Over Star Wars

Freeze Frame 1/20/2017

From Green Arrow #15 by Juan Ferreyra
From Green Arrow #15 by Juan Ferreyra

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More Black Panther Ta-Nehisi Coates Comics Forthcoming

blackpantherthecrew_cvr_revised_1__1024Marvel has announced another Black Panther series titled Black Panther & The Crew, playing on a previous concept created by writer Christopher Priest (a series whose cancellation in 2003 initially drove Priest to his extended hiatus from comics at the time) It will be written by current Black Panther writer Ta-Nehisi Coates with poet and World of Wakanda contributor Yona Harvey with art from Butch Guice of Captain America, Resurrection Man, Action Comics &  Micronauts. More details at Time Magazine

It’s A Wonderful Day To Be A Cullen Bunn Fan

c2j-ss1xgaan-1Writer Cullen Bunn, who will go down in the annals of Nothing But Comics history for having called out Alex in person for something negative I wrote about him, had two announcements with Image and Marvel comics recently. The writers Monsters Unleashed event will continue into an ongoing series in April of 2017 with art by David Baldeon of Nova in addition to the launching of his first Image Comics series titled Regression with artist Danny Luckert of Haunted & colorist of Marie Enger of Pistolwhip. More details here & here via CBR

New Series From Benjamin Marra, Josh Bayer & Al Milgrom via Fantagraphics

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Looks like Fantagraphics answered one of my requests already in announcing the all new Bullwhip ongoing series. Featuring art by the great Benjamin Marra of OMWOT: Terror Assaulter, Night Business, Gangster Rap Posse & The Incredibly Fantastic Adventures Of Maureen Dowd, inking from legendary Firestorm creator Al Milgrom and writing from Josh Bayer of Screw Job, Suspect Device, Rom Prison Riot & Raw Power. More details at Comics Alliance.  My phone doesn’t have enough flame emoji’s for this announcement.

Uncovering the Best Covers, 1-19-17

Want to know what covers caught our attention this week?

Curious what our eyes fell in love with at first sight?

Well, here they are, the most memorable images on the stands this Wednesday . . .

Cosmo is leery of . . .

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Gamora #2 by Francesco Mattina

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Indubitable Issues and Pull List (01/18/17)

LOOKING FOR BOOKS TO BUY THIS WEEK?  

LOOK NO FURTHER.  

HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Tyler’s Recommendation…
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“Charles Soule teams up with Ryan Browne for a story of an evil wizard posing as a good guy in modern day NYC. With this creative team that synopsis is only the tip the iceberg, I expect a lot of glorious insanity in this book.”
 

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Freeze Frame 1/13/2017

From Wonder Woman #14 by Nicola Scott & Romulo Farjado Jr
From Wonder Woman #14 by Nicola Scott & Romulo Farjado Jr

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