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Freeze Frame 12/1/2016

From Old Man Logan #14 by Felipe Andrade & ian Herring
From Old Man Logan #14 by Felipe Andrade & Jordie Bellaire

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Indubitable Issues and Pull List (08/24/16)

LOOKING FOR BOOKS TO BUY THIS WEEK?  

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HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Tyler’s Recommendations …
Island10The Island #10
“Ten issues in and Island is still going strong. This month we get new goodies from Fil Barlow, Farel Dalrymple, and Gael Betrand. This anthology is the best source for discovering new voices in comics. Graham and Rios have done us all a huge favor by showcasing talented writers and artists who operate outside the mainstream.”
 

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Freeze Frame 5/27/2016

From DC Universe Rebirth #1 by Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver, Brad Anderson & Jason Wright
From DC Universe Rebirth #1 by Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver, Brad Anderson & Jason Wright

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Freeze Frame 4/29/2016

From Rick & Morty #13 by CJ Cannon, Ryan Hill & CRANK
From Rick & Morty #13 by CJ Cannon, Ryan Hill & CRANK

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Indubitable Issues and Pull List (03/30/16)

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Patrick’s Recommendations …
JudgeDredd4Judge Dredd #3
“This Judge Dredd comic is actually a nutty meta commentary on the internet and that’s pretty amazing in and of itself but it’s also super fun and Dan McCaid’s got  pencil skills for days.”
 
 

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Freeze Frame 3/4/2016

From Prophet Earth War #2 by Ron Ackins & Paul Davey
From Prophet Earth War #2 by Ron Ackins & Paul Davey

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This Week’s Finest: The Omega Men #9

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By Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda & Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Last month’s installment of The Omega Men was a difficult one. Since the beginning, writer Tom King has not shied away from brutal scenarios and impossible moral choices. #8, however, raised those stakes by not simply unveiling the sheer remorselessness of the ruling Citadel. King went further by giving the persecutors motives that could have been noble, if they had not been corrupted by their authoritative might. Thus where there could have been dialogue and mutual benefit there was wholesale slaughter. Yet still the worm turns. Standing midst the rubble, White Lantern Kyle Rayner is asked to turn his peace-keeping ring into a weapon of mass destruction and unleash it upon the enemy. What if “innocent” citizens die? So be it. The Holy Name of Omega blesses all. All of a sudden the heroes have lost a fair bit of their polish as well.

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Indubitable Issues and Pull List (03/02/16)

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Patrick’s Recommendations …
Violent3The Violent #3
“You are now about to witness the strength of….narcotics…”
 

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This Year’s Finest 2015: The Best Single Issues

Comics in their essence are a serialized art form. We might discuss arcs and runs, trading waiting and so on, yet , most comics are still centered on the experience of reading individual chapters parceled out over a (typically) monthly basis. With this in mind, I offer my third annual list of the year’s most memorable single issues.

I start with my choices for the two very best:

Sandman Overture 6 J.H. Williams III
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Sandman Overture #6 by Neil Gaiman & J.H. Williams III:  Dream’s cosmic journey across a universe (or two) came to a stunning conclusion in this issue. The issue contained several callbacks to Gaiman’s classic work, yet not none of them felt like self-serving fan service. Instead they enriched even further the fascinating personalities of the Dream Lord and his siblings. At the same time, Gaiman offered  a story where the stakes were huge. Williams more than ably met the challenge of Gaiman’s script handing in page after page of stunning art. His detailed, imaginative work defied any traditional sense of page layouts, spilling the action in all directions. Rarely have words and pictures blended so well to create a truly emotional experience on an epic scale. For more, read Cosmo’s staff review.
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