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Jaegir: Beasts Within

While war rages across the galaxy between the Great Nordland Republic and their Souther enemies, Kapiten-Inspector Atalia Jaegir of the Nordland State Security Police is charged with investigating and tracking down war criminals. Viewed with suspicion and hated by her own people, Jaegir is no stranger to conflict and betrayal… 

Writer:
Gordon Rennie
Artists:
Simon Coleby
Publisher:
Rebellion Publishing via 2000 AD

I’m not exactly sure who said it, but the statement that there is beauty in bleakness is one I stand by. That’s how I feel about this collection of stories from the pen of Gordon Rennie who takes the tone of Rogue Trooper, a 2000AD classic, and expands it to include a far more in depth look at world only briefly hinted at by that comic.

Giving us a view into the world of ...

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Ninjak #6

WHO ARE THE SHADOW SEVEN? That’s the question Ninjak was sent to answer when he was dispatched to destroy terrorist organization Weaponeer from the inside out. As the mysterious new enemies make their move, he’s on a globe-spanning race against time to stop their machinations. Plus: discover how Colin King and Neville Alcott first met – and the deadly secret Neville has kept from Colin as NINJAK: THE LOST FILES continue…and Matt Kindt, Raul Allen, and Butch Guice begin a pivotal new chapter of the year’s smash-hit new series! All-new arc! All-new jumping-on point! “THE SHADOW WARS” start now!

Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Raul Allen
Butch Guice
Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment

Art is something I think most reviews (and I include myself in that group) rarely acknowledge in comi...

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Doctor Who: Four Doctors #2 + 3

Have the laws of time and space been broken? The three Doctors meet in 1920s Paris – impossible! The Doctors take the fight to the enemy… but have they already been outmaneuvered? 

Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artist:
Neil Edwards
Colours:
Ivan Nunes
Lettering:
Comicraft
Publisher:
Titan Comics

After #1’s ending had Reapers spewing into time and space, determined to cleanse all those affected by the Doctor induced paradox and the next two issues don’t slow down at all. If anything they accelerate, throwing alternate timelines, warring Doctors and battles into the mix, even if the companions have fallen back into the cliché of doing not much at all…

Sorry, I don’t know why I’m not quite connecting with this series and I seem to be down on it...

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Book Of Death: Legends Of The Geomancer #2

Watch a legend be born before your eyes as the saga of the Earth’s first Geomancer continues! 

New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and breakout artist Juan Jose Ryp (Clone) reveal the hidden story of the Valiant Universe’s beginnings as Earth’s protector enters a world of war, ruin and fire at the far end of pre-history! 

Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artist:
Juan Jose Ryp
Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment

Do you know the most frustrating thing about Legends of the Geomancer? It won’t get the recognition or the sales that reflect what an enjoyable series it is due to it being a retailer incentive only.

So I’m addressing Valiant directly – if you can put this series out as a trade or even just have it available digitally? Based on how great the first two ...

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Book of Death #2

A new dark age of the Valiant Universe draws nearer as the events foretold in the Geomancer’s BOOK OF DEATH unfold!

Convinced the unnatural disasters tearing our world apart are a direct result of the new Geomancer’s arrival, the combined forces of the Valiant Universe are forced to confront the Eternal Warrior about his new charge. But to prevent civilization from falling into a new Dark Age, the Eternal Warrior won’t go down without a fight! Valiant architect Robert Venditti (X-O MANOWAR) and rising star Robert Gill (ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER) bring you the next chapter in the summer blockbuster that promises to alter the Valiant Universe as you know it! Plus: new visions of the future that awaits – illustrated by superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (IMPERIUM)!

Writer:
Robert Vendi...

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