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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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Shadowman: Rae Sremmurd #1 Review

Writer: Eliot Rahal

Artist: Renato Guedes

Publisher: Valiant

After a rap duo known as Rae Sremmurd sign a deal with the devil to gain fame and fortune, Shadowman is brought in to rescue them from the devil’s lair in the Deadside, a land of demons and strange creatures.

The plot doesn’t really go beyond that short synopsis, this comic is fairly simple, but that’s a good thing. It’s an entertaining read, and not much more than that, but that’s fine. It’s accomplishes what it sets out to be.

The artwork by Renato Guedes does manage to elevate it somewhat, giving the comic an almost otherworldly look which matches the folklore inspired plot of artists making a deal with the devil, the opening really drives this connection home as it opens almost 100 years before the main plo...

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