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Superman: Earth One Vol.2 by J. Michael Straczynski – Comics Review [Shadowhawk]

Superman E1 Vol2

Shadowhawk reviews J. Michael Straczynski’s latest installment of his excellent Superman: Earth One graphic novel series.

“Amazing, simply amazing. A real vision, a real depth, and a real hero with real conflicts.” ~Shadowhawk

Comics Round-up 01.12.2012


Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings bring you more comics reviews, covering everything from DC’s New 52 to Marvel’s relaunch of its lineup with Marvel Now!, IDW Publishing to Dynamite Entertainment, in the first round-up installment for December.

“This has been a month of highs and lows, but I’m still having fun!” ~Shadowhawk

“Marvel Now! Gets off to a positive start, The New 52 continues to impress and Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning are on fine form.” ~Bane of Kings

The Darkness: Rebirth Volume 1 by David Hine – Comics Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first collected volume of the ongoing The Darkness series, set after the universe-changing events of the Artifacts crossover. This graphic novel collects issues #101-105.

“Wonderfully dark and brutal, this graphic novel is pure horror awesomeness.” ~The Founding Fields

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe – Comics Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews all the 12 issues of the new DC Comics reboot for the classic Hasbro toy line: four issues of the ongoing series, a special one-shot origin tale for Skeletor, and seven one-shot issues covering the various heroes and villains of the setting.

“The entire reboot has been a mixed bag, but the strength of the entire line-up is in the reimagining of all the old classic characters.” ~The Founding Fields

DC’s New 52 Comics Roundup – Part Two [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings continues from yesterday’s roundup and covers the first Issues of Catwoman, Earth 2, Teen Titans, Superman, Swamp Thing and Red Lanterns, published by DC Comics.

Another mixed batch of comics, as this roundup contains some of the best and worse of the New 52.” ~The Founding Fields

Kirby Genesis Part 1 – Comics Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first volumes of three of Dynamite’s tribute series to creator Jack Kirby: Kirby Genesis Volume 1 collecting issues #0-8, Kirby Genesis – Silver Star Volume 1 collecting together issues #1-6 and Kirby Genesis – Captain Victory Volume 1 also collecting together issues #1-6.

“Better than expected but with a few flaws, these comics definitely gripping and entertaining.” ~The Founding Fields

Angel & Faith Volume 2 by Christos Gage – Comics Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the latest graphic novel installment of the Buffyverse, collecting together issues 6-10 of Angel & Faith, as well as a one-shot featuring Giles’ magical great-aunts.

“Angel and Faith are back for more kickass action as Christos Gage gets downright personal with their respective pasts.” ~The Founding Fields

Comics Round-up 01.11.2012


Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings welcome you to another edition of the comics round-up as it now becomes a bi-monthly feature with a bit of a new look.

“Mutants to vampires to sword & planet adventures, its been a hell of a ride.” ~Shadowhawk

“Some very surprising new series, and with a very strong continuation of Nightwing, it’s been a fantastic experience.” ~Bane of Kings

Saga Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan – Comics Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews his first title for Image Comics, penned by New York Times bestseller Vaughan and acclaimed artist Staples.

“Wonderfully vibrant, Saga is an amazing journey of love, war, honour, and principles. Science fiction has never been so vibrant in a comic before.

Aquaman 0-12 by Geoff Johns – Comics Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first year of the brand-new Aquaman reboot, penned by Geoff Johns of Green Lantern fame.

“Geoff Johns’ Aquaman series is exactly what I want in a comic book: tons of action, super-cool characters, and oodles of ancient mysteries.” ~The Founding Fields

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