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Chastity #1

Written by: Leah Williams

Art by: Daniel Maine

Colors by: Bryan Valenza

Letters by: Carlos M. Mangual

Edited by: Matt Idelson

SYNOPSIS: In the 1980s and after a career-ending injury shatters her (and, really, her mother’s) Olympic dreams, 17-year-old Chastity Marks finds an escape in a popular series of vampire novels… but little does she know that the novels conceal a secret underworld of blood, agony, and death – a world that she will be dragged into kicking and screaming. The classic Chaos! Character returns – reimagined, rebooted, and ready for blood! – Comixology

Story: The story here is written really well. I am not personally familiar with the original take on this character but the way the story is written it is not necessary...

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Blade Runner 2019 #2

Written by: Michael Green & Mike Johnson

Art by: Andres Guinaldo

Colors by: Marco Lesko

Letters by: Jim Cambell

Edited by: David Leach

SYNOPSIS: Early in the 21st Century, the TYRELL CORPORATION advanced robot evolution to the NEXUS phase – creating artificial beings virtually identical to humans – known as REPLICANTS.

Superior in strength and agility, the Replicants functioned primarily as Off-world slave labor or in hazardous, high-collateral combat situations.

After replicants were declared illegal on Earth, special police operatives – called BLADE RUNNERS – had orders to kill or ‘RETIRE’ any trespassers upon detection.

Detective AAHNA ASHINA of the Los Angeles Police Department was one of the first to qualify for the assignment.

Her colleagues called her ASH.

She was the ...

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Charlies Angels VS. The Bionic Woman

Writer: Cameron DeOrdio

Art: Soo Lee

Colors: Addison Duke

Letters: Crank!

SYNOPSIS: When Charlie’s Angels pick up an assignment to steal a dangerous patent and put it back in the hands of its mysterious inventor, they encounter their toughest counterspy yet: The Bionic Woman, Jaime Sommers. This new series follows two of television’s top teams after their programming run and into the 1980s. When the Office of Scientific Investigation is privatized and its patents sold off to the highest bidder, a military contractor looks to take bionics to the battlefield. Will the Bionic Woman be able to protect the patent from the would-be thieves, or will the Angels prevail, mothballing the formula’s military applications in favor of medical uses? -ComiXology

The Story: Spoilers Charlies Angels...

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THIS LOVE SO BRIEF

Written and Illustrated by FRED CHAO

SYNOPSIS: Comics creator Fred Chao put together a small collection of humorous short stories from his love life. Starting off as comical reflections of elementary school crushes, house party hook-ups, and first relationships, these stories delve into themes of the responsibilities that come with age, inevitable life changes, nostalgia, and home. – COMIXOLOGY

This book is a collection of 5 short stories dealing with the authors various bloopers and blunders in his love life. There are a plethora of emotions weaving in and out of these stories, from humor to cringe-worthy awkwardness to deep sadness. I personally relate to some of these stories quite a bit.

The artwork leaves a bit to be desired. It’s not my favorite art...

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OPERATION OVERLORD VOL 2 – OMAHA BEACH

WRITTEN BY: BRUNO FALBA

ART BY: DAVIDE FABBRI AND CHRISTIAN DALLA VECCHIA

COLORS BY: DOMENICO NEZITI

TRANSLATION BY: IVANKA HAHNENBERGER

LETTERS BY: GEMMA SHELDRAKE

1944, Beaches of Golden Sands, Normandy. General Rommel gives the last instructions to the members of the Axis forces for the defense of the Norman front. Among them, four young German soldiers. On the other side of the Channel, Robert Capa, a war photographer, Hard Gund, an American naturalized German, and two other G.I. from the Easy Company are briefed on Operation Overlord. In a few days, between the whistling of the bullets and the crunch of mortar explosions, Germans and Americans will experience fear, tears and death. Their blood will dye the sand of the red one that will become the infamous “Omaha Beach”

STORY: This ...

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