Daily Archives May 10, 2017

One-Eyed Jack

As Judge Dredd prepares to celebrate his 40th birthday, his publishers are preparing to fire his ultra-violent origins from the 1970s and back into readers’ hands for the first time.

The root of Britain’s biggest comics export, future policeman Judge Dredd, One-Eyed Jack was a Dirty Harry-style cop, created by writer John Wagner and artist John Cooper, who patrolled an increasingly broken society of crime, racial unrest, and economic hardship, where even the cops struggle to keep order.

“Retro” doesn’t always mean “good”.

Don’t get me wrong, One-Eyed Jack isn’t a terrible comic; it’s just sort of forgettable. It’s a Dirty Harry knockoff. Jack’s rebooting as Judge Dredd was actually a good thing.

The art is fairly competent; there’s a lot of nice angles to break thi...

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Powerpuff Girls: Power Up My Mojo

Written: Haley Mancini & Jake Goldman
Art: Derek Charm, Nicoletta Baldari & Phil Murphy
Letters: Andworld Productions
Series Edits: Sarah Gaydos
Series Assistant Edits: Chris Cerasi

The Powerpuff Girls comic includes three stories with villains The Fashionistas, Him, and my personal favorite, Mojo Jojo. The first story takes place right before a bike race, Tour de Townsville. The mayor asks the girls to lead the race, with only one problem, Blossom Bubbles and Buttercup do not know how to ride bikes. Then appears Penny Farthing, who offers the girls to help them learn to ride bikes in exchange to grant her the power to fly. But, Penny is Him in disguise, he made up this plan so the girls cannot save Townsville whilst Him goes on a rampage.

The second story is the day of the Townsville Soa...

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