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KISS/ARMY OF DARKNESS #2 (OF 5)

KISS/ARMY OF DARKNESS #2 (OF 5)

WRITERS

CHAD BOWERS AND CHRIS SIMS

ART

RUAIRí COLEMAN

COLORS

TIMOTHY C. BROWN

LETTERS

TROY PETERI

EDITOR

KEVIN KETNER

ON SALE DATE: 3/28

Ash Williams is late to the party. And by party, we mean traveling back in time to fight the Army of Darkness. Things look pretty bleak for the Chosen One until he finds out he has some new allies…the rock’n’roll warriors known as KISS!

Kiss and Evil Dead (or I guess technically Army of Darkness) have different pedigrees when it comes to their stories and adaptations and for me that colors my expectations and enjoyment of this comic.

The biggest issue is right now Ash Vs Evil Dead is on it’s 3rd Season on Stars and it’s so much fun in it’s crude and gory way.

That means the bar is raised high for the comic to ca...

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Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1

So, an interesting thing I learned today. While it is not a practice that is exclusive to them, Dark Horse the only publisher that regularly numbers a story arc within a series exclusively with the story arc number as if it were its own miniseries. So Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1 is actually issue #166 in the regular monthly series. [It is also “Number 232 in a series” and it is awesome that Dark Horse recognizes Usagi’s serialized nature going back through previous publishers.]

However you want to number it, this is still the start of what should be a fascinating 7-part story. One of the biggest reasons that Usagi Yojimbo has been so successful over the past three decades is Stan Sakai’s dedication to integrating legitimate Japanese history and legends into his anamorphic universe.

The st...

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Pinocchio #1

The first of many, this pulp novella, combining both comic art and short story prose, chronicles the rise of everyone’s favorite politician Pinocchio. Be prepared to have your childhood ruined further!

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Not much of a synopsis, I know.  Let me see if I can add a bit more so that y’all aren’t lost. Pinocchio appears to be a college kid who can’t stay out of trouble. From a wealthy family, his mama isn’t impressed and gives him a task to help make up for his bad behavior. There..I think that’s a pretty good summary. Now…on to the review!

The good: The art, while very adult in nature, is very well done. The black and white actually lends to your eyes being drawn to the details...

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Future Quest Presents #3 Review

Future Quest Presents (2017-) #3

Future Quest Presents #3 moves fairly briskly, so here we go.  Metallus explains why he and his followers never left the mines by flying across the chasm.  They tried, but without their protective suits to hold them together their new energy forms soon dissipated, so they were stuck. However, Igoo, who was equally unable to cross, created a bridge to join Space Ghost’s party. Metallus uses this bridge to escape the mine and takes off in a hidden mining ship.
Space Ghost follows the ship to Voranova, the now dead planet that was home to the Space Force. Driven mad (well, even madder) by his spoiled revenge, Metallus draws on the energy of his people, killing them in the process, and attacks Space Ghost...
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KICK-ASS trade paperbacks find new home at Image Comics

KICK-ASS TRADE PAPERBACKS FIND NEW HOME AT IMAGE COMICS
PORTLAND, OR, 11/21/2017 — Image Comics is pleased to announce that the bestselling trade paperback collections of the hit comic book series, KICK-ASS by comic book legends Mark Millar (KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE, HIT-GIRL) and artist John Romita Jr., will find a new home at Image Comics. KICK-ASS, VOL. 1-4 of the trade paperbacks will hit stores this February 2018—just in time for the February 10th anniversary of the series.

The beloved KICK-ASS series introduces teen comic book nerd Dave Lizewski, who dons his homemade Kick-Ass costume and takes to the streets of NYC to fight the city’s hardest criminals...

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