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May 26, 2024 1:47 pm

All Tomorrow’s Parties (review)

Creator: Koren Shadmi Humanoids, August 2023 This title is a harsh, embarrassing, wonderful documentary. All Tomorrow’s Parties details the rise and fall of avant-garde 1960s band The Velvet Underground. This is publisher Humanoids’ promotional blurb: An examination of some of New York rock’n’roll’s most iconic figures—The Velvet Underground & Andy Warhol—and the relationship that distorted their lives and changed pop culture. Born from the iconic NY art and music scene of the late ’60s and the brilliant, untamed minds of its founding members Lou Reed and John Cale, The Velvet Underground are now considered rock ‘n’ roll royalty…but that wasn’t always so. From surviving off oatmeal and donating blood for rent money, to the fame of being the de facto house band of Andy Warhol’s Factory and the objects of the socialite’s fleeting affection, to the unraveling of Cale and Reed’s creative partnership in a storm of jealousy and paranoia,

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Avengers: Twilight #1 (review)

Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Daniel Acuna Marvel Comics, January 2024 Stop us if you have heard this one before. A thrillingly dark new vision of the Avengers! In a gleaming new world of prosperity, Captain America is no more. But Steve Rogers still exists, floating through an America where freedom is an illusion, the Avengers are strangers and his friends are long dead. But is the Dream itself dead? And how do you assemble Avengers in a world that doesn’t want them? With the clock ticking down to New Year’s Day, Steve must build an army to save America! Will his surviving friends sign up, or will he have to lead the ragtag group called the Defenders against the expert military marksman known as Bullseye? And can Steve infiltrate the Raft, a government facility full of secrets and danger off the shores of New York City, before the new Iron

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Local Man Issue #1 (review)

Written by Tony Fleecs and Illustrated by Tim Seely Image Comics, February 2024 An enthralling crime noir superhero drama that is the culmination of the

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Urlan, Cosmic Cat (review)

Writers: Valentina Kay , Daniele Bonfanti  Art: ChatGPT / Dalle Bee Lab Studios, February 2024 Urlan Cosmic Cat is a brand-new comic book “experiment,” published by Bee

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