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Rick and Morty Presents Jerry #1

Rick and Morty presents Jerry CoverSad-sack, middle-aged Jerry who takes us everywhere we don’t want to go. Morty’s awkward dad, the comic relief between the comedy, Jerry.

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Captain Marvel – the official movie special

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Marvel’s Captain Marvel the official movie special, published by Titan… wait. Marvel doesn’t print these things? 

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LITTLE BIRD #1

WRITTEN BY: DARCY VAN POELGEEST

ART BY: IAN BERTRAM

COLORS BY: MATT HOLLINGSWORTH

LETTERS BY: ADITYA BIDIKAR

SYNOPSIS: LITTLE BIRD follows a young resistance fighter who battles against an oppressive American Empire and searches for her own identity in a world on fire. – COMIXOLOGY

STORY: This may be one of the best books I’ve read in a while. The story is written well and follows a young Canadian resistance fighter. Whom goes on a journey to find another character called the ax. The amount of easy to digest world building in this first issue is quite impressive. You are basically thrown in the middle of a war and it’s not confusing at all as to what is happening...

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Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel 2019
I’m old enough to have read a few versions of Captain Marvel, so I tried to go in with an open mind about what this might bring to the table.

I’m glad I did.

All the familiar elements are there. The Kree and Skrull are fighting. SHIELD is stuck in the middle, trying to figure things out. We get to see the earlier versions of a few (now) staples of the MCU and perhaps some insights into their contemporary versions.

But how did it do?

Before we answer that, I think we need to ask a more important question…

Who was this for?

Was this movie really for ME? Was it for someone who grew up with the various incarnations of Marvel/Mar-Vell/etc in the comics? …or is this movie for the kids growing up today in the MCU?

My 11yo says very much the latter...

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Venus Rises Series 2 #2

Conceived and Written by J.G. Birdsall

Art by James Newell

Colors by James Newell, Wilson Go, & Caroline Nolasco

Flats by Mon Amancioa

Lettering by James Newell

Venus Rises is back. Almost. Exordium Part 2 is currently up on Indiegogo. Unfortunately some technical issues prevented me from getting this review up sooner, but there’s still a few days left in their campaign.

Issue #2 picks up almost immediately after the explosive conclusion of issue #1...

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