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Archie and Friends Travel #1

Archie and Friends Travel #1

Archie and Friends Travel #1
Written by Dan Parent
Illustrated by Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore
Lettered by Jack Morelli
Cover by Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
Published by Archie Comics
24 pages

Synopsis: (from the web site) Travel ‘round the globe with Archie and the gang! See the world–from The Archies on tour in the Philippines, to Raj’s documentary in India, a quick layover with Reggie in Rome and finally B&V getting some royal treatment in Canada!

It’s a classic Archie comic and as you would expect it is far from a travelogue. Regardless, it’s fun to see that the new Reggie art isn’t confusing him with Jughead like the old, old days.

Page to page continuity is just painful.

It fits the flavor of the classic series anthologies...

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Usagi Yojimbo #6-7

Writer: Stan Sakai
Artist: Stan Sakai
Letterer: Stan Sakai
Colorist: Tom Luth

Earlier this year, Usagi Yojimbo made a big step towards his future and his new and more colorful home at IDW. Issues #1, 2, and 3 gave us Bunraku, and issues #4 and 5 gave us The Hero. Both are typical Usagi stories full of magic, mystery, and most importantly, well-researched-history.

While a great representation of Stan Sakai’s work, what they were not is any sort of “jumping on point” for the new readers that can come with a new publisher. That wasn’t unintentional. Issue #6 isn’t just any issue, it marks the 35th Anniversary of Usagi’s first appearance in Albedo #2 in November 1984.

To celebrate this occasion, Stan has gone back to his original 8-page story “The Goblin of Adachigahara” and rewritten it as th...

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Blade Runner 2019 TPB #1

Blade Runner 2019 TPB 1 cover

Welcome back to the future world of 2019 Los Angeles! Flying cars are finally real, known as spinners. Buildings have grown up to the level of the clouds. Artificial humans, known as replicants, serve the wealthy.

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