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CRACKDOWN #1

Written and Lettered by: Jonathan Goff

Art by: Ricardo Jaime

Colors by: Natalia Marques

Synopsis: The hyper-powered world of Crackdown (Xbox) has made its way to the comic page! In the not-so-distant future, civilized society is more plugged-in and interconnected than ever – but criminal organizations are growing more connected as well, forming unholy alliances, and plotting for an unprecedented campaign against the world. When a series of devastating blackout attacks plunge major metropolitan areas into darkness and chaos, the global population is terrified, traditional law enforcement is overwhelmed – and it’s up to The Agency, an elite international crime-fighting task force, to restore peace and deliver justice, by any means necessary. – Comixology

Story: The story in this ...

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Feathers (Original Graphic Novel)

Written & Illustrated By: Jorge Corona

Colors By: Jen Hickman

Letters By: Deron Bennett

Synopsis: Born covered in black feathers, abandoned as a baby in the slums of the Maze, Poe has lived his entire 11-year-old life hidden away under the protection of his adoptive father, Gabriel. He spends his days secretly helping the Mice, bands of orphans who roam the slums, but there is a whisper of an altogether more sinister figure in the shadows, making street children disappear. When Bianca, an over-protected girl from the wealthy City beyond the Wall, escapes into the Maze in search of adventure, their worlds collide. – Comixology

The Story: I have to say this is probably my favorite book I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing on this site...

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Chuck’s Raw Review: Bless the Children

This weeks Chucks Raw Review focuses on Joseph Duis’ Bless the Children. Take a look to see what Chuck thought of this incredibly original 19th century comic homage.

 

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Dog Days – A Zootopia Crime Noir Story

WRITTEN BY: TRAVIS GIBB

ART BY: RICCARDO FACCINI

COLORS BY: CLAUDIA GUILIANI

LETTERS BY: BRANT FOWLER

EDITED BY: CHUCK PINEAU

ADDITIONAL WRITING BY: NIALL PRESNALL

SYNOPSIS – On the Dog Days Kickstarter page (currently live on Kickstarter until Feb 1st, 2019 at 1 pm) the story is about a pair of canine detectives find themselves embroiled in a cults attempts to murder and skin citizens. Follow this pair as they unravel the secrets and mystery behind Mother and her twisted followers. Can they save the animals in time or will their skins be next?

THE STORY – So this is the Graphic Novels first 19 out of 120 pages which can be acquired for free on the Kickstarter page...

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Peter Cannon Thunderbolt #1

WRITER: Kieron Gillen

ARTIST:  Caspar Wijngaard

COLORIST:  Mary Safro

LETTERER:  Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

SYNOPSIS – His level of genius is matched only by his heroics, and in humanity’s darkest hour, he’s the hero they need the most—alas, poor humanity. Peter Cannon—the man known as Thunderbolt—is only too happy to leave civilization to face its end.

THE STORY: So this books starts out with a group of superheroes pleading with Thunderbolt to help with an alien invasion and the book ends in a classic comic book twist when finding out who is behind the invasion. The writing throughout, I found to be ok but there was no explanation of what exactly is going on and where this thunderbolt character is coming from...

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