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February 20, 2018

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Science fiction

Rocket Girl Volume 1 (Review)

Rocket Girl Volume 1 Written by Brandon Montclare Publisher: Image Comics Trade Paperback: October 2016 Science fiction novelist Poul Anderson has his Time Patrol books, in which time police destroys rogue fictional realities (a series of novels running from 1955 to 1995). Isaac Asimov’s The End of Eternity, from 1955 is very similar. More recently,

Superheroes

Infinity Countdown: Adam Warlock (Review)

Infinity Countdown: Adam Warlock Marvel Comics, February 2018 Writer: Gerry Duggan Infinity Countdown: Adam Warlock is a new single-issue superhero-genre publication from American comic book publisher Marvel Comics. It is intended to kick off the “Infinity Countdown” publisher-wide crossover event, an annual exercise in commercial cynicism in which the reader must buy multiple Marvel Comics

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Miscellania

Seven Chemical Elements From a Fictional Comic Book Periodic Table

For decades, comic book writers, desiring their audience to engage in a suspension of disbelief, turn to fuzzy chemistry to provide explanations for that which is otherwise inexplicable. These fictional elements fall into three broad categories. The first category is that the metals enhance the powers and abilities of various characters by being the metal

Superheroes

The sharpest of swords: Doomsday Clock #1-3 (review)

The sharpest of swords: Doomsday Clock #1-3 DC Comics, February 2018 Writer: Geoff Johns We have read promotional interviews relating to Doomsday Clock #1 (published by US publisher DC Comics), and more specifically, those interviews with Geoff Johns, the writer who purports to advance Alan Moore’s comic, Watchmen. It is akin to observing a novice

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