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Angelic #1

NEW ONGOING SERIES PREMIERE! – WINGED MONKEYS! TECHNO-DOLPHINS! QUANTUM ALLEYCATS! – Humanity’s long gone. Its memory lingers only as misunderstood rituals among mankind’s leftovers: the genetically modified animals they used and abused for eons. – But for one young flying monkey, QORA, the routines are unbearable. All she wants is to explore. Instead she’s expected to settle down, to become a mother…to lose her wings. – Eisner nominee SIMON SPURRIER (The Spire, CRY HAVOC, X-Men Legacy) and rising-star CASPAR WIJNGAARD (LIMBO, Dark Souls, Assassin’s Creed) present your new bittersweet adventure obsession: teenage rebellion and animal antics amidst the ruins of civilization! – Think WALL-E by way of Watership Down. Fly, my pretties!

At some point or another, have you ever wondered what wou...

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Kingsman: The Secret Service

Writer: Mark Millar (Co-Plotter: Matthew Vaughn)
Artist: Dave Gibbons
Publisher: Image

When Gary learns his Uncle Jack is actually a super spy, he’s given the opportunity of a lifetime – to follow in his uncle’s footsteps and save the world.

Kingsman: The Secret Service is one of the most outright entertaining comics I’ve read recently. With excellent dialogue and pacing, and especially explosive and momentive action. Spy gadgets and martial arts and saving the world are all in a day’s work for Jack London, and his nephew Gary is on the way to becoming a super spy in his own right.

The dialogue is snappy and naturalistic, with enough stylistic flair to match the intensity of the genre. Bits of comedy woven through, especially when it comes to the villains, works pretty well...

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The Magdalena: Reformation TPB

Writer: Tini Howard & Ryan Cady
Artist: Christian DiBari
Colorist: Mike Spicer
Publisher: Top Cow/Image

For centuries, the Spear of Destiny that pierced Christ’s side on the cross has been passed down to the women who possess the blood of Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene. Recognized by the church as the Magdelena, these women protect the secular world from demons, but in recent years, fading faith in the church has given the armies of Hell an advantage. After being wounded in battle, Patience, the current and longest serving Magdalena finds herself unable to wield the Spear of Destiny and must seek out a successor.

That successor is Maya Dos Santos in Anaheim, California, where it just so happens a sorcerer by the name of Weyer Blackwood is summing Princes of Hell to wreak havoc on the c...

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Spy Seal #1

Story / Art / Cover: Rich Tommaso

“THE CORTEN-STEEL PHOENIX,” Part One Journey into the thrilling world of international espionage as one of Britain’s most covert MI-6 divisions, The Nest, recruits a brand-new secret agent to their team: SPY SEAL! An exciting new comic series—reminiscent of The Adventures of Tintin and Usagi Yojimbo—and created by SHE WOLF author, RICH TOMMASO.

When looking up some details about this comic I found out something interesting about it.  Apparently the creator had made this character when he was 13 and his fans encouraged him to make comics based on the character.

The major highlight of this book is the art.  The creator has such a clean and fun cartoony style that fights well with the anamorphic spy action going on.

Also, it’s very much a more old ...

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The Hard Place #1

Writer: Doug Wagner
Artist: Nic Rummel
Colors: Charlie Kirchoff
Publisher: Image Comics

After 5 years in prison for a failed bank robbery, AJ Gurney is ready to fix his life. Settling old debts and working with his pop as a mechanic, things are tough, but he’s determined to stick with it; until his old life gives him no other choice.

The Hard Place is immediately captivating with a striking visual style, likable characters, and naturalistic dialogue. It takes the typical story of a crook trying to set his life straight but getting pulled back in, and makes it feel fresh and engaging.

The colors by Charlie Kirchoff are what really sets the look of The Hard Place apart. Bright, contrasting primary colors make every scene pop...

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