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Spider-Verse Team Up #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the latest tie-in mini-series for Marvel’s Spider-Verse event.

“After my disillusionment with both the end of Original Sin and the start of Avengers & X-Men: Axis, Spider-Verse seems to be going all-out in every way possible and Spider-Verse Team-Up #1 is pretty damn awesome.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Fans of Spider-Man will find something to love here. It might not be essential to the main events of Spider-Verse, but that doesn’t stop it from being great fun to read.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Justice League United Annual #1 – Double Review [Bane of Kings/Shadowhawk]

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the latest issue of DC’s Justice League United ongoing.

“The Legion of Superheroes return as Lemire pits them against the Justice League United in a way that’s bound to entertain.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“This reads unlike any Jeff Lemire comic I’ve read to date, and that’s not a good thing in this case.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the primer for the new Green Lanterns crossover even, starring the New Gods as they set out to take on Darkseid once and for all.

“A flawed but promising start to the latest Green Lantern epic.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Often quite confusing and even a bit muddled at times, this is an interesting lead-in for the next big Green Lanterns crossover, and also quite ambitious.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Daredevil #8 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the eighth issue of the recently rebooted Daredevil series from Marvel Comics.

“A mysterious and creepy villain combined with Matt Murdock chilling out with his girlfriend for a day trip, how could this not be great?” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Marvel’s Best Title on shelves right now. Go and buy it ASAP – this is a good jumping on point for newcomers to the series, and trust me – you won’t regret it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Superman #32 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk tackle the first issue of the newest creative team on DC’s troubled top-tier comic, Superman.

An excellent new start to what should be a great book from a stellar creative team.” ~Bane of Kings

“Finally a Superman story that I can read without reservations and really get interested in.” ~Shadowhawk

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

Forever Evil #7 – Double Review [Bane of Kings/Shadowhawk]

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk check out the final issue of DC’s biggest event series for the New 52.

A satisfactory conclusion to an event that didn’t get off to a good start.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“A disappointing and needlessly delayed conclusion to a disappointing event.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Superman: Doomed #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the first issue of Superman: Doomed as Superman takes on Doomsday in a reimagining of sorts of the classic, epic story Death of Superman.

“Rushed story, rushed art, rushed ending. This was, quite frankly, a mess.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

If you want to see a fight between Superman and Doomsday, then you’ve come to the right place.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Cyclops #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the first issue of a Cyclops-focused series.

“A strong first issue and has the potential to be the best X-Book on shelves.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“An unfocused issue that doesn’t really give a sense for what this series is going to be all about.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields