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Psi-Lords #1

Written by Fred Van Lente
Art by Renato Guedes

Imagine waking up in a cell. You don’t know how you got there, and you’re not even sure you know who you are anymore. On top of that, there’s a voice in your head telling you that you’re a god.

You escape your cell, and discover you have superhuman powers. Maybe the voice in your head is right. You find others like you, and together you find the man behind that voice. Unfortunately, the man is killed leaving you with very few answers beyond the realization that you’re not in Kansas anymore, or even still on earth.

That’s basically the plot of Psi-Lords #1, but it barely scratches the surface. A little wander around the interwebz, and I find hints at something bigger than just the return of one of the most requested teams in Valiant history...

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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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Paradox Girl: First Cycle TPB

ParadoxGirl-vol1-coverNearly everyone loves good time travel fiction. I’m not talking about that ST: Voyager crap where the writers can’t think of an ending, the ship blows up, and it was all a dream. Paradox Girl is real written story, smart, and within an issue or two ties up the loose ends you had forgotten or missed. It’s that smart.

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Tales of the Rockabilly Rambler #1

Rockabily Rambler 1 Cover

Elvis Presley, the hero of Bubba Ho-Tep is alive once again in the anthology brimming with tropes like blue suede shoes, “thank yuh veruh much,” and sideburns. The art makes a case for it.

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Infinite Dark TPB #1

Infinite Darkness TPB 1 cover

This, this, is one deep scifi comic. But, DOOD can you handle it? Is the end THE end or the first end or the first continuation?

INFINITE DARK TPB #1 is a meta graphic novel trip collecting issues #1-4. Take a big breath and click READ MORE

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