Monthly Archives: April 2013

Indie Comic Review: Ningen’s Nightmares

Sometimes sequels can take an already good property and raise it to new heights. The Empire Strikes back and Aliens immediately come to mind. Both took a successful and well-received property and fleshed them out, creating new avenues for storytelling … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Jerusalem – A Family Portrait

The city of Jerusalem is a lot like a family. It is complex, beautiful, and full of tangled relationships which color every conversation and decision. The new graphic novel, Jerusalem, places the struggle for an independent Israeli state in the … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: John Lord

The graphic novel John Lord is a different kind of mystery. It is not really about who committed a series of gruesome murders. It is not even about how they were committed or why. John Lord is more about being … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: MIND MGMT vol. 1

Mind MGMT, a Dark Horse original by Matt Kindt, seems to start like a confusing mess but expertly coalesces into something surprisingly elegant. This book showcases an impressive mind bending tale with subtle foreshadowing throughout. Normally I might be put … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: The Last of Us – American Dreams

The Last of Us: American Dreams is a prequel comic for the upcoming video game of the same name.  But don’t let that deter you from buying it.  The Last of Us is a solid comic in its own right. … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Harbinger #11

The Harbinger Wars officially kicked off with Harbinger Wars #1.  But it is this issue of Harbinger where things really heat up.  Taking place between the panels of Harbinger Wars, Harbinger #11 enriches the story and feels like an integral … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Paris Soirees

It is an old adage in writing to show, not tell. For comic books that advice holds particular merit. Paris Soirees takes that advice to heart and skillfully tells five stories without uttering a word. Creators Francois Avril and Philippe … Continue reading

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