Daily Archives July 12, 2017

The Black Hood: Season 2 #5

This is the end for the Black Hood. That’s what “The story so far…” proclaims, at least. Last issue, Greg Hettinger, the current Black Hood, discovered that the original Black Hood, Kip Burland, is still alive and still hunting the assassin known as The Nobody.

As The Nobody leaves an explosive trail throughout Philadelphia, the two Hoods are forced to work together find and stop him for good. While they do manage to kill The Nobody and save his hostage, they aren’t able to do so before he activates a final explosive, engulfing them all in a ball of flame and rubble.

“The Nobody Murders” concludes as it began, with Duane Swierczynski’s beautifully dark writing and Greg Scott’s equally dark and gritty art work combining to tell a rare noir tale that has been a joy to read...

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Preacher Season 2 Ep 1+2: On the Road/Mumbai Sky Tower

Written by: Sam Catlin
Directed by: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg

The second season of amc’s Preacher picks up right where the first one left off, and where the comics by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon that it’s based on begin. God has gone missing, and a preacher with magical powers, an Irish vampire, and a hitwoman set out on a roadtrip across America to find him, pursued by a cowboy from Hell known as the Saint of Killers.

The first season of Preacher was a surprisingly slow paced affair. It balanced out gore-y action scenes, magical powers, angels, vampires, and a dark sense of humor with smaller character moments. Season two, by contrast, opens with a car chase and a shootout against an immortal cowboy with magical pistols. But the effort season one put into the characters is felt...

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The Green Hornet ’66 Meets The Spirit #1

Writer: Fred Van Lente
Art: Bob Q

Another challenge for THE GREEN HORNET, his aide KATO, and their rolling arsenal, THE BLACK BEAUTY! On police records a wanted criminal, THE GREEN HORNET is really Britt Reid, owner/publisher of The Daily Sentinel. Reid and Kato have traveled to Central City to participate in the futuristic World’s Fair, to get the skinny on the “Newspaper of Tomorrow,” a device capable of predicting headlines before events happen! But isn’t that a dangerous power for the press to wield… and say, who’s that blue-suited skulker in the shadows?

Dynamite has a pretty healthy list of older licensed characters like the Lone Ranger, the Green Hornet, Bettie Page, Flash Gordon, ect, ect...

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