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November 20, 2017

Fence #1

Fence #1 BOOM! Studios, November 2017 Writer: C.S. Pacat Fence is a new comic book series from American comic book publisher BOOM! Studios, written by Melbourne-based writer C.S. Pacat. Fence is a slight departure for Ms Pacat, who is known more for romance and fantasy novels. Fence, while still having a predominantly teenage male cast,


Coyotes #1 (Review)

Coyotes #1 Image Comics, November 2017 Writer: Sean Lewis Coyotes is a new comic book series from American publisher Image Comics. It is set in the fictional city of Lost Girls somewhere in Mexico. Lost Girls is plagued by a series of gruesome deaths involving numerous coyotes that attack its citizens, with young women being

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M.A.S.K. Mobile Armored Strike Kommand First Strike #1 (Review)

M.A.S.K. Mobile Armored Strike Kommand First Strike #1 IDW Publishing, November 2017 Writer: Aubrey Sitterson M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) is a toy and cartoon franchise that was originally created by Kenner (a now-defunct toy company) in 1985. It involved an altruistic paramilitary group and their rival criminal organization V.E.N.O.M. Like many of the cartoon/toy


Agent 47: Birth of a Hitman #1 (Review)

Agent 47: Birth of a Hitman #1 Dynamite Entertainment, November 2017 Writer: Christopher Sebela Contemporary video game plots can be intricate, heavy things, comprising thousands of man-hours of plot and backstory development, embodied in a “bible” which dictates the game’s continuity. The main problem with comic book adaptations of popular videogame franchises is that the

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Batman: The Dark Prince Charming #1 (Review)

Batman: The Dark Prince Charming #1 DC Comics, November 2017 Writer: Enrico Marini Our saunter through the increasingly thick jungle of recent Batman titles continues. Batman: The Dark Prince Charming #1 is the first of a two-part graphic novel from American publisher DC Comics.  The title follows one of their paramount properties the Batman as he hunts down his long-time nemesis the Joker,

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