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Freeze Frame 4/21/2017

From Dark Horse Presents #33 by Ryan Browne

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Freeze Frame 3/24/2017

From Future Quest #11 by Evan Doc Shaner & Veronica Gandini

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This Year’s Finest 2016: The Ten Best Series

The ten best comics of 2016. As per the usual, some old favories, some new additions and everything in between. Continue reading This Year’s Finest 2016: The Ten Best Series

Freeze Frame 12/23/2016

From Ether #2 by David Rubin
From Ether #2 by David Rubin

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This Years Finest 2016: The Ten Best New Series

It’s December again which means another month of year end list and pontificating. Cosmo kicked things off with his best new character list yesterday, now it’s time for the ten best new series. Continue reading This Years Finest 2016: The Ten Best New Series

Freeze Frame 10/21/2016

From Thor #12 by Russell Dauterman & Matthew Wilson
From Thor #12 by Russell Dauterman & Matthew Wilson

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This Week’s Finest: Black Hammer #4

420475-_sx1280_ql80_ttd_By Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston & Dave Stewart

Superhero teams, like many a professional association, at times resemble families. There is the same jockeying for prominence and dread of disappointment. There is the long-term proximity which produces that awkward mixture of friendship and annoyance. Yet, in the best cases, all the members are there for each other in their times of need. From the beginning, this interrelation between heroes and family has been an undercurrent of Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s recent Dark Horse series Black Hammer. For #4, however, writer Lemire shifts the subtext to the foreground using the mundane details surrounding a seemingly modest dinner party to illuminate the bonds amongst some rather extraordinary individuals. In doing so, Lemire and artist Ormston craft a poignant portrait of human relations.

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Freeze Frame 9/22/2016

From Empress #6 by Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger & Ive Svorcina
From Empress #6 by Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger & Ive Svorcina

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