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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOYO HARADA TPB

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOYO HARADA CoverWicked! The world of Valiant’s Harbinger is so much more complicated than I gave it credit as you will find in the enormous trade paperback The Life and Death of Toyo Harada. It’s a big read, hence my delay, and completely worth it.

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Wonder Twins #4-5

Writer: Mark Russell

Artist: Stephen Byrne

Letterer: Dave Sharpe

Can I just start by saying wow? The Wonder Twins team has been knocking it out of the park. They’ve managed to ride a very fine line between episodic and serialized stories, with some interesting foreshadowing. At the same time, the whole thing is a light, fun romp.

In issue #4 Jayna’s friend, Polly Math, blows away their school science fair with a presentation on the inevitable evolution of the internet into a living, conscious, being. By the end of the science fair, both Jayna and Zan end up with a date later that night.

Zan’s date goes, well in many ways. They go out to dinner, then a movie...

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Marvel Action Spider-Man Two in One #1

As the title suggests the classic two in one format returns here are the titles and creators involved in making these two stories.

HAIR OF THE DOG THAT BIT YA

Written by: Peter David

Pencils: Mike Norton

Inks: Norman Lee

Colors: Guru efx

Letters: Dave Sharpe

IF I HAD A HAMMER

Writer: Marc Sumerak

Pencils: David Nakayama

Inks: Vicente Cifuentes

Colors: Guru eFX

Letters: Joe Caramagna

STORY: The writing in both these stories is very good, whether your a seasoned spiderman reader or never picked up a comic book you could understand what is going on here. Clearly, these books are geared more towards younger readers though, which comes out in the writing it is a bit watered down as far as the story goes but given that it is a short story and geared towards younger audience it can be forgiven...

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Dial H for Hero #3

Dial H for Hero from DC seems to get a reboot every other year. That’s because it is about a magical dial, the H-dial, which allows a person to become a hero by dialing H-E-R-O. The dial causes its possessor to become a superhero with a new name, costume, and unique powers—every time.

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Punk Mambo #1

A quick visit to Grunch Rd in Louisiana, near Nawleans, reviews a place where things aren’t as they appear. Straight out of the eighties, it’s Constantine meets Tank Girl meets Swamp Thing! You are going to like this comic.

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