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October 24, 2017

Reviews

Thunderbolts #1: A Childlike Evil

Thunderbolts #1 (review) (Marvel Comics, July 2016) Writer: Jim Zub In William Gibson’s groundbreaking science fiction novel “Neuromancer” (Ace, 1984), a psychopathic character, the charming and perverted Peter Riviera, is described as being a product of the radioactive ruins of Bonn, one of a group of feral children who engaged in cannibalism to survive. The

The Totally Awesome Hulk #4: A Korean-American Hulk

“The Totally Awesome Hulk” #4 (review) (Marvel Comics, May 2016) Writer: Greg Pak There is a principle in modern comedy whereby a joke which is racist, sexist, or slights homosexual people is only appropriate when the comedian shares the same ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation as the individual or group which is the target of

Green Lantern #50-#51: Parallax Error (Review)

Green Lantern #50-#51 DC Comics, March, April 2016 Writer: Robert Venditti In his book “Come in Alone” (AIT/Planet Lar, 2001), British writer Warren Ellis furiously laments the brand loyalties of readers of superhero comics, such that some of them publicly admit on message boards that they would rather read poorly-written material about favourite characters than

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