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Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the first issue of a new Iron Fist series, featuring one of Marvel’s most well-known street heroes.

A promising start to what is hopefully a long running series.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Not recommended.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Daredevil #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the first issue of the new Daredevil series by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, the latest in the All-New Marvel Now launch.

“Mark Waid proves just why he’s among the best writers on shelves right now with an excellent debut issue that moves Daredevil away from his traditional stomping ground of Hell’s Kitchen. If you only read one All New Marvel Now title, make it this one.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 ”A fantastic start to what promises to be a fantastic series.” ~Shadowhawk, 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

Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #2 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the second issue of the latest Firefly comic, set after the events of the movie Serenity.

An awesome second outing for Zack Whedon and company. Whilst Serenity: Leaves on the Wind may not see the return of the Firefly crew on screen, it’s the next best thing.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Bored and uninterested. That’s all I can think of really.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Justice League 3000 #3 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the newest issue of the latest Justice League book from DC Comics.

Justice League 3000 isn’t quite finding its groove yet after a promising start but it still continues to be fun and is far from the worst book on DC’s shelves right now.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Loved that we got more insight into how this world of the future works, but the primary characters aren’t quite working for me. The charm is in the setting and not so much in the characters.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Deadly Class #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the first issue of Rick Remender’s second creator-owned title for Image Comics, with artists Wes Craig, Rus Wooton and Lee Loughridge.

Rick Remender delivers a stunning first issue that is the start of something special – you’ll really want to be on board for this series because I can already tell it’s going to be one of the best of the year.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“More confusing than anything, but still a decent first issue.” ~Shadowhawk, 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

Justice League 3000 #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the newly-launched Justice League 3000 series from writers Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis with art by Howard Porter.

Whilst it may not be what I was expecting, Justice League 3000 manages to be a delightful surprise – a strong storyline from Giffen and DeMatteis with some fantastic artwork from Howard Porter. Count me in for more.~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Extremely quirky and unexpected. I am cautious about this one.~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed by W. Haden Blackman and Brian Ching – Comic Review [Bellarius]

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Bellarius takes a look at the Star Wars Expanded Universe with Haden Blackman’s The Force Unleashed.

“The new go-to example of the problems with adapting tales from one medium to the next.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Velvet #2 by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting – Friday Flash Review

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

“Some nice revelations plus some great action all mean that the series avoids the sophomore slump and continues strongly.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Absolutely awesome. Velvet #2 gets a 5/5 stars and proves to establish itself as one of the best new series of 2013. If you missed the first issue then go back and check it out – it’s essential stuff” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

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