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Freeze Frame 4/21/2017

From Dark Horse Presents #33 by Ryan Browne

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Freeze Frame 3/17/2017

From Head Lopper #5 by Marcus Georiou

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This Week’s Finest: Mirror #6

Mirror 6 Hwei Lim
Hwei Lim

By Emma Rios & Hwei Lim

Artistic creation is a compulsion. An artist pursues their craft not out of whimsy but a deep-seated need. It is not something which may be set aside lightly; indeed, it is an essential aspect of their identity. Be it music, writing, the visual arts or any other medium, their emotional happiness is incomplete without it. It does not require for success, though many may desire it, the largest stage or the brightest spotlight, only the space for conjuring the artist’s own distinct vision. This understanding of the artist’s nature is at the core of Mirror as it commences its second arc in stunning fashion.

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This Year’s Finest 2016: Best Single Issues

As 2017 begins to unfold, Nothing But Comics draws its coverage of 2016 to an end with my list of Best Single Issues. All entries are listed alphabetically by title.

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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 7/14/2016

From The Wicked + The Divine #21 by Jamie McKelvie & Matt Wilson
From The Wicked + The Divine #21 by Jamie McKelvie & Matt Wilson

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Freeze Frame 5/20/2016

From Future Quest #1 by Steve Rude & Jordie Bellaire
From Future Quest #1 by Steve Rude & Jordie Bellaire

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Freeze Frame 4/22/2016

From Transformers vs GI Joe #12 by Tom Scioli
From Transformers vs GI Joe #12 by Tom Scioli

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Freeze Frame 3/25/2016

From Cry Havoc #3 by Ryan Kelly & Matt Wilson
From Cry Havoc #3 by Ryan Kelly & Matt Wilson

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This Week’s Finest: Mirror #2

Mirror 2 Hwei Lim
Hwei Lim

By Emma Rios & Hwei Lim

The debut issue of Mirror presented readers with an intriguing fantasy realm which blurred the distinction between magic and science. The protagonist Ivan studies spells while accompanied by a variety of talking animals. Elsewhere in the complex, however, scientists are experimenting on similar hybrid creatures, attempting to breed more beneficial offspring (i.e. better soldiers). Predictably, this arrangement created ill-will between humans and animals, which in time led to open warfare. While the first installment restricted this conflict to glimpses along the edges of the narrative, this week’s issue brings it to the foreground. In the process, Emma Rios and Hwei Lim craft a captivating tale which is This Week’s Finest.

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