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The Wicked + The Divine #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at Image Comics’ latest title, from Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson and Clayton Cowles.

“Bizarre and weird, but gorgeous to look at, this is going to be a series to watch out for in the coming months.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

An excellent start to a promising new series.~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Green Arrow #32 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the latest issue of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino’s stelar Green Arrow run.

This is an excellent jumping on point to DC’s best comic.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Lemire and Sorrentino kick off a new phase in Oliver’s war against crime and it is spectacular.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

COWL #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at Image’s latest title, from Kyle Higgins and Alec Siegel.

“Not quite up to Kyle’s usual standards but interesting nonetheless, although the art isn’t really to my liking.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

An original Take on the superhero genre that doesn’t disappoint – Higgins and Siegel combine to create a great issue with some brilliant artwork.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Aquaman and The Others #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the first issue of a new series that focuses on the Geoff Johns-created superhero team The Others.

“I remain unimpressed. But at least this was a better issue than Jurgens’ work on Superman for New 52.~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

It’s good to see Aquaman get a second ongoing series but Jurgens unfortunately can only deliver an average debut.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Avengers Undercover #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at another new #1 from Marvel, part of its All-New Marvel NOW! launch initiative.

“A superhero comic series that deals with PTSD and survivor’s guilt and features young, teenage superheroes? Well that’s unique, certainly, in my experience. I think I’ll be sticking with this one for a bit. ” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

A great first issue that although not perfect, does lay the groundwork for a very interesting series with some great character development~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The White Suits #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at Dark Horse’s newest number 1.

“The art is tough to follow and the story is pretty bland in this first issue, so I can only hope that things improve in the next issue.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Cypress delivers some awesome unorthodox artwork in a decent noir comic that is far from bad, but it doesn’t quite meet its potential either. Time will tell whether it’s a mini-series worth sticking with or not” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Comics Round-up 02.02.2014

Red Sonja Vol.1 Queen of Plagues

Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings welcome you to the first comics round-up for February.

“A mix of Marvel comics here, with All-New Invaders not being quite up to par but the latest chapter of Revolutionary War is indeed quite impressive. ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Scott Lobdell misfires yet again with Teen Titans, proving that this series is deserving of its cancellation whilst Gail Simone works wonders with the first Volume of  Red Sonja.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Black Science #3 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the third issue of one of Image’s newest titles.

“An absolutely stunning issue that works on just about every level that you can imagine. Which is fitting given the central theme of the story in this issue: the onion.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Black Science delivers yet another stunning issue, with Remender, Scalera & White knocking it out of the park yet again. A Must Read” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Velvet #3 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the third issue of Brubaker and Epting’s new series for Image Comics.

“Intensely fun and engaging.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Amazing. Velvet is just superb – Brubaker and Epting are at the top of their game. Unmissable.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Comics Round-up 15.01.2014

Batgirl v3 Vol.1

Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings welcome you to the first comics round-up of the new year.

“Just one title for me this time, but it was a pretty good one, so that’s that. I’m getting into reading some older Batgirl comics and across three different trades, the experience has paid off. I think I’m developing into a fan of Bryan Q. Miller’s Batgirl with Stephanie Brown as the titular character.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Death of the Family hits Red Hood and the Outlaws and Nightwing in trade. Whilst Lobdell is able to make Red Hood one of the most relevant books to the crossover out of the entire Bat-family he’s unable to do Jason Todd justice. On the other hand, Kyle Higgins’ Nightwing story is the better of the two, but not the character’s best outing.~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields