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Elvira Mistress of the Dark Spring One-Shot

Story by Scott Bryan Wilson, Fernando Ruiz, and Dan Parent
Art by Fernando Ruiz and Dan Parent
Color by Valentina Pinto and Brittany Pezzillo
Letters by Taylor Esposito

Elvira is a unique “property” to work with. Because Elvia, the trademark, is synonymous with Elvia the character. Elvira, the character, is synonymous with Cassandra Peterson, the actress who created the persona as the host of Elvira’s Movie Macabre. In an era of recasts and reboots, there will never be another Elvira. She was the star, not Cassandra Peterson.

At the same time, Elvira has a long history in comics. But I’ve never had the chance to really read them until now. I opened this one-shot not being sure what to expect. I won’t lie when I say it took a bit to wrap my head around things...

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Project Superpowers Vol 3 #5

Skipping into my first and fifth issue of Project Superpowers Vol 3, a team comic kinda like Fantastic Four, that introduces a conflict in progress from presumably a previous issue. Some if not all characters come from earlier runs in the golden age. And I sit down to determine at the end of the read to determine if it is worthy of a dive into past and future issues?

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Red Sonja Holiday Special #1

Red Sonja inexplicably sits on the ground in skins. Her flesh appears frostbitten as she is completely blue. Is she dead? As snow blows around her she seems to be alive.

Holiday Special. It isn’t a Christmas or Chanukah Special because this book is striving to attain the same heights as the Star Wars Holiday Special. How does it measure up?

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