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Rat Queens Special: Neon Static

Writer: Kurtis J. Weibe

Artist: William Kirkby

Letterer:Ryan Ferrier

Publisher: Image Comics, Inc.

Synopsis: The Rat Queens comic take a futuristic spin into a Cyberpunk world. The case?  Why are people being scammed out of their hard earned goldyen? The Rat Queens go down the line and behind the scenes.

Review: This had a great beginning. I loved the initial set up of the story. It felt like a vaudeville performance and I was interested in what was going on. The transition to the rest of the story was slightly confusing in how it related to the beginning, so I had to read this through twice to put the pieces together. Although created by the same artist, the style of art between the first panels and the rest have a different style, which proves this artist has a definite flair.

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Aphrodite V #1

Writer: Bryan Hill

Artist: Jeff Spokes

Letterer: Troy Peteri

Publisher: Image Comics, Inc.

Synopsis: What if a machine developed its own consciousness, while also being beautiful and deadly? Aphrodite V takes place in the near future as Martin “a gay black billionaire with a 195 I.Q.” makes his pitch to the Los Angeles mayor on a plan to keep the city safe. It ends with Martin coming across more than he expected when he meets Aphrodite V and learns her back story.

Review:  The first glance at the artwork made me think of the dark boldness that I have become accustomed to seeing in more serious or horror comics. That, mixed with a political beginning and I confess that I had my doubts for a few seconds. But, only a few seconds...

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Medieval Spawn/Witchblade #2 (Of 4)

Medieval Spawn/Witchblade #2 (Of 4)

Writer / Artist: Brian Haberlin, Brian Holguin

Cover: Brian Haberlin

Witchblade is captured and crucified…will she survive? And will Spawn be her savior?

I have never been one for Witchblade or Spawn.  They are both products of the 90s comic excess where style was over substance and even the style wasn’t very good.

So it was no surprise even though this is historical fiction, it is so in the most loosest of terms.  There is no explanations of timeframes or time jumps.  There is never explanation of places or people as well (like say Gaul or France or even Europe).  Apparently this medieval Earth is just a vague time period that is more familiar with a bad D&D session than anything really.

Also, the plot logic doesn’t make too much sense either...

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Death Or Glory #1

Death Or Glory #1

Writer: Rick Remender

Artist / Cover: Bengal

Variant Cover: Duncan Fegredo, James Harren

Glory, raised off the grid in a convoy amid truckers—the last men and women fighting for true freedom on the American open road. Now, in order to pay for her beloved dying Father’s surgery, Glory has three days to pull off four dangerous cross-country heists with mob killers, crooked cops, and a psycho ex-husband all out to bring her in or die trying. The new ongoing series by New York Times bestselling author RICK REMENDER and legendary French superstar BENGAL brings you a high-speed chase across the American West that examines our dwindling freedoms and the price paid by those who fight for an untethered life, in this special double-sized first issue with 40 pages of story!

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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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