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Marvel’s Daredevil

“Marvel’s Daredevil” is a live action series that follows the journey of attorney Matt Murdock, who in a tragic accident was blinded as a boy but imbued with extraordinary senses. Murdock sets up practice in his old neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York where he now fights against injustice as a respected lawyer by day and masked vigilante at night.

There was a lot of expectation, and probably a lot of apprehension, that floated around the internet when the Daredevil series was announced. The spectre of the Ben Affleck debacle from 2001 hung over the fandom. The internet has a long memory. Along with that, while Marvel has been putting out movie after movie that has gained fan adoration, DC has dominated the television scene with shows like Arrow and The Flash (among others).

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Oz: Reign of the Witch Queen 1

Part 3 of the epic Oz trilogy BEGINS! The witch Zamora and the murderous Warlord have been routed, but for how long? As Thorne, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Smynth, and Adraste rally the good people of Oz, civil war and flying monkeys threaten the Realm of Hope. Dorothy Gale saved Oz once before, but who will save it from Dorothy Gale?

I must preface this review by saying that while I am very familiar with the original Oz mythos, I have never read an Oz comic. My book knowledge didn’t do a whole lot to help me understand what was going on here.

The writing here is heavy-handed, falling prey to the overuse of made up fantasy slang. The art is very pretty, but the character design left me put-off...

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