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Tag: Deluxe Edition

When an everyday man is “tagged” by a random stranger, he returns home and makes a horrifying discovery—his body is decomposing before his eyes, his flesh is rotting, he’s not dying…he’s dead. Now, he must make the morally challenging decision to either endure the ancient curse, or pass the plague to another.

Tag is a different take on the whole zombie genre.  The story explores the concept of zombies with a conscience, in a manner of speaking.  There’s no mass outbreak of some super virus, or the dead rising from their graves, it’s just a simple matter of passing it on to the next person who deserves it.  It’s the new form of revenge.  The story centers on Mitchell and Izumi, a couple who’s had their ups and downs and is now on the road to splitsville...

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Butterfly 1

Butterfly is one of Project Delta’s deep cover agents, no birth certificate, no social security number, a complete ghost. When her cover is blown and she is set up for a murder she did not commit, she is unknowingly led to her father’s doorstep, a man she thought died 20 years ago. Codenamed Nightingale, her father was once a member of the very same Project Delta, a spy in the violent aftermath of the Cold War, and believes they are behind her set-up. Trained to trust nothing and no one, Butterfly must decide whether to seek answers with the Project, or believe the man who betrayed her years ago.

The spy genre is one of those that appeals to almost everyone, regardless of what your hardcore fandom is...

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Sirens 1

As an
intergalactic force enslaves planets across the galaxy, the legendary team
known only as the Sirens must reunite to save the galaxy-but is that even
possible when the Sirens themselves don’t even remember who they are? And the
rest of the universe only remembers them as…villains?
Writer:
George Perez
Artist:
George Perez
Publisher:
Boom Studios
There’s a thing about nostalgia; it blinds
us. We can be so caught up in reliving the glory days that we abandon our
critical faculties in an  attempt to
return to a half remembered, rose tinted past. Whilst I don’t  like to say its completely the reason for Sirens
#1
not quite popping, its  an
undeniable part of it. Because before buying this issue you should ask
yourself; do you like George Perez as a writer or an artist...
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The Storyteller Witches 1

When her brother is kidnapped by a witch, a young princess
must venture into the mysterious forest beyond the castle. There, the Lord of
the Forest, an armour clad spirit who watches over the wilderness, comes to her
aid, but the princess must rely on her wits to discover who she can trust
before her family is cursed forever.
Writer:
S.M. Vidaurri
Artist:
S.M. Vidaurri
Publisher:
BOOM! – Archaia
As a reviewer I admit to certain fallibilities.
When you can sometimes end up reading 100 or so comics in less than a month and
certainly hundreds a year, your mind tends to shunt out anything that isn’t at
least some way different or unique. Even when you can admit something is
conventionally well written or crafted, you can baulk at reading the same
‘white dude finds himself’ ...
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Wild’s End 1

Wild’s End isn’t revolutionary, but that’s one of its strengths.

When a rural English community of the 1930s is the victim of an alien invasion, the residents’ lives are upended by the harsh realities of life-and-death violence. Led by the town’s outsider and retired war veteran, they will have to rally together to uncover the secret of their invaders and ultimately fight back.

Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artist:
I.N.J. Culbard
Publisher:
BOOM! Studios

Dan Abnett, possibly the most prolific writer in the UK at the moment, has teamed up again with I.N.J. Culbard, his partner on The New Deadwardians. Much like that series, Wild’s End #1 doesn’t break the mold, but it does prove to be a very enjoyable read.

The story itself will be very familiar to you have if read anything by an English author fro...

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