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Bloodshot Reborn #5

The man once known as the unstoppable killing machine called BLOODSHOT must track down the impostors carrying out mass shootings in his former name. But the hunter becomes the hunted when an upstart FBI investigator and her grizzled partner believe the original Bloodshot himself to be responsible for the murders.

Can Bloodshot elude the agents – and his own inner demons – long enough to take out a nanite-infused gunman?

Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artist:
Raul Allen
Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment

So far this series has been building to a crescendo, teasing the dissolution of Bloodshot’s mental stability and making him debate how much he can take it upon himself to save others before he loses his newfound humanity.

Issue five tips completely over that edge, as Bloodshots reality is strippe...

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Ninjak #5

The final secret of the Shadow Seven exposed!

Ninjak’s mission to destroy Weaponeer and its secret cabal of shinobi masters just got a bit more complicated…since the newest leader of Weaponeer is… Ninjak himself?! Meanwhile, Roku’s gone missing, but we all know the world’s deadliest woman is at her most dangerous when she’s out of sight!

Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Clay Mann
Butch Guice
Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment

There’s a lot to appreciate about the ongoing Ninjak series. Fast paced action, an intriguing exploration of the characters childhood and some good colour work in amongst work that wouldn’t feel out of place in the 90’s (if that’s your thing will depend on how much you liked Image in the 90’s).

But still the most interesting thing about the comic is th...

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The Tithe #1-4

Writer:
Matt Hawkins
Artist:
Rahsan Ekedal
Colours:
Bill Farmer
Lettering:
Troy Peteri
Publisher:
Image Comics (Top Cow)

Ever since Image has decided to take a more hands on approach to its partner studio Top Cow, it seems that quality of output from them has been increasing. Whilst fan favourites like Witchblade and The Darkness still flourish as their own series, unique ideas like Cutter and The Tithe have been allowed to flourish, in part thanks to the larger marketing budget Image offers.

The site has reviewed the first two issues of The Tithe before (The Tithe). With the series renewed for another 4 issues, it’s a good time to look back at the first arc.

The Tithe, at its heart, is a moral quandary...

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Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Volume 2

The second collection of the sell-out smash new Tenth Doctor series, from award-winning writer Robbie Morrison and Daniel Indro, sends the Doctor and new companion Gabriella Gonzalez hurtling back into the past – and into the trenches of World War One!

Bombed by the German artillery, arrested as spies by the British, Gabby and the Doctor soon learn that there’s something even worse moving in the gas and wreathes of smoke out in No Man’s Land… stone statues who move only when you’re not looking at them! The Weeping Angels have come to feed on the futures of young soldiers — in their hundreds of thousands!

Writer:
Robbie Morrison
Artists:
Daniel Indro
Eleonora Carlini
Colours:
Hi-Fi
Slamet Mujiono
Letterer:
Comicraft

It’s clear Robbie Morrison gets Doctor Who...

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Book of Death: The Fall of Bloodshot

The lovers he’s known, the allies he’s trusted… All will eventually return to dust… But will the nanites that transformed Bloodshot – body, mind and soul – ever let him truly rest? For the very first time, read an essential chapter of the Book of the Geomancer as Project Rising Spirit’s ultimate walking weapon soldiers on from the modern day into the far future of the Valiant Universe…and reveals the truth behind the very last Bloodshot story that will ever come to pass…

Don’t miss the never-before-revealed story of Bloodshot’s final adventures as BOOK OF DEATH foretells the devastating fate of Valiant’s unrelenting soldier…from now to a thousand years hence…

Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artist:
Doug Braithwaite
Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment

I have to give Valiant th...

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