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The Wicked + The Divine Review #1

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The Wicked + The Divine #1 Review

By: Rob Neil Gruszecki

Sitting around a council table, gods of all kinds are interspersed between skulls of their peers. Skulls that stare inward and occupy the space directly in front of the empty chairs of gods lost. This is the ever impending inevitability that once again they will all return to. Dark hollow sockets and drying, cracked bone. With a snap of the fingers all will be reset and the last remaining entities will start the cycle again on the count of four.

90 years later, gods have begun to take form inside the vessels of young women but only for a short period of time before all is rewritten. These entities contain the immortal power of the blessed and the fervent rage and vengeful force of the demonic and yet with only another simple snap of the fingers, the whole world will change with an explosion.

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Trees #1 Review

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Trees #1 Review

It’s been a decade since the pillars came down from the sky and overwhelmed the Earth beneath it. A decade since humankind was made aware of intelligent life beyond their home planet. A realization that came with destruction at the whim of beings who have deemed our kind completely superfluous and expendable. Giant structures climb out from the centre of cities all across the planet and as their roots take hold on the world around it, humanity is snuffed away in an instant just as we would swat away an insignificant and unintelligent fly.

This is the new normal.

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New Comics for May 21st, 2014

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7th Sword #2
Adventure Time #28 Main Cvrs
All New Doop #2 (of 5)
All-New X-Factor (2014-) #8
Amazing Spider-Man #2
Amazing X-Men (2013-) #7
American Vampire Second Cycle #3 (MR)
Axe Cop American Choppers #1
Batman and Robin (2011-) #31: (Batman and Frankenstein)
Batman Eternal #7
Batman/Superman (2013-) #11
Batwoman (2011-) #31
Daredevil (2014-) #3
Deadpool Annual #2
East of West #12
Elektra (2014-) #2
Forever Evil (2013-) #7 (of 7)
Ghosted #10 (MR)
Green Lantern: New Guardians (2011-) #31
Harley Quinn (2013-) #6
Hulk #3
Justice League (2011-) #30 (evil)
Justice League of America (2013-) #14 (evil)
Littlest Pet Shop #1 (of 5)
Magneto (2014-) #4
Magnus Robot Fighter #3
The Mercenary Sea #4
Mind the Gap #17 Cvr A Esquejo
Mph #1 (of 5) Cvr A Fegredo
My Little Pony: Friends Forever #5
New 52 Futures End #3
Nova #17
Original Sin #2 (of 8)
Pathfinder City Secrets #1 (of 6) Genzoman Cvr
Prophet #44
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2011-) #31
Saga #19 (MR)
Savage Wolverine #19
Sinestro #2
Solar Man of the Atom #2
Star Wars Darth Maul Son of Dathomir #1
Supergirl (2011-) #31
Thor: God of Thunder #22
TMNT 30th Anniversary Special Special #1
Ultimate Ff #2
Uncanny X-Men #21
V-wars #2
Velvet #5 (MR)
Wolverine and the X-Men (2014-) #4
Wonder Woman (2011-) #31
X-Men #14

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United States of Murder Inc #1 Review

United States of Murder Inc #1 Review

By: Rob Neil Gruszecki

What if, in the latter half of the twentieth century, the Mafia flourished instead of crumbling into obscurity? What if the five families had expanded outward and poisoned all of America, becoming more powerful than ever before? What if the only way to topple the organization was from the inside? Sworn in by blood and planted in generations before even being born, Valentine Gallo is the catalyst for a new era in the world of organized crime and the United States of Murder Inc.

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Justice League United #1 Review

Justice League United #1 Review

By: Rob Neil Gruszecki

In Moosonee, Ontario, Canada, buried beneath the snow there is a bunker where experiments with alien DNA are underway to produce an impossible hybrid, one that will bring about the destruction of Earth. Assembled to stop this potential threat are some of Earth’s lesser known heroes such as Adam Strange, The Martian Manhunter, Animal Man, Stargirl and Green Arrow who, coming together by accident, forge a diverse and interesting new team that can hopefully sprinkle a little joy into the currently dark and dismal New 52 landscape.

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New Comics for May 14th, 2014

Action Comics (2011-) #31 (doomed)
Afterlife With Archie #5 Reg Francavilla Cvr
All-New Ghost Rider (2014-) #3
All New Ultimates #2
All-New X-Men #27
Avengers #29 Teaser Var
Avengers #29
Avengers Undercover #4
Batgirl (2011-) #31
Batman Eternal #6
Bee and Puppycat #1
Captain America #20
Captain Marvel (2014-) #3
Constantine (2013-) #14
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1 (of 4)
Deadpool #28
Fantastic Four (2014-) #4
FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics #10 (MR)
Field #2 (of 4) (MR)
Green Lantern Corps (2011-) #31 (uprising)
Hellboy In Hell #6
Iron Man #25
Justice League United #1
Lumberjanes #2 (of 8)
Minimum Wage #5 (MR)
New 52 Futures End #2
New Avengers #18
Nightcrawler #2
Secret Avengers (2014-) #3
Shutter #2 (MR) Cvr A Del Duca
Sons of Anarchy #9 (MR)
Star Wars #17 2013 Ongoing
Starlight #3 (MR) Cvr A Parlov
Starlight #3 (MR) Cvr B Francavilla
Superboy (2011-) #31
Superman Doomed #1
Superman/Wonder Woman (2013-) #8 (doomed)
The Terminator Enemy of My Enemy #3 (of 6)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #11
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Ongoing #29 Dawn of the Autobots
Uber #13 (MR)
United States of Murder Inc #1 (MR)
The Walking Dead #127 (MR)
Weird Love #1
Wolverine (2014-) #6
X-Force (2014-) #5

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Nailbiter #1 Review

Nailbiter #1 Review

By: Rob Neil Gruszecki

Edward Charles Warren lives in infamy as a Buckaroo Butcher, a murderer whose victims all shared a bad habit for biting their nails. The Butcher title is shared amongst sixteen other homicidal maniacs from Buckaroo Oregon. The lines that connect the town’s serial killers run far deeper than merely region however and Elliot Carroll plans on uncovering the truth behind the twisted, gnarled roots that intertwine the grisly crimes painting the town’s welcome sign red. Enlisting the help from Nicholas Finch, an NSA agent with a dark temper, Carroll begins to unravel the layers of mystery, death and psychosis swirling around lives of men like the Bookburner or Edward “Nailbiter” Warren.

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Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man #1 Review

Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man #1 Review

By: Rob Neil Gruszecki

Miles Morales has been put through a lot over the years. He has lived through the death of his hero, the betrayal of his uncle, the murder of his mother, an Ultimate war, a world eater bursting through the seams of his reality, even the horrors of high-school and much more all with great power and responsibility thrust upon him. Since being bitten by a genetically altered spider that imbued him with powers like a venomous sting and partial invisibility, Miles has carried on the mantle of Spider-Man and since been inducted into the Ultimates, defeated Galactus, met Peter Parker from an alternate world and is now looking for his estranged father after revealing to him his secret identity. Many familiar faces return in this new chapter of Miles’ life and enemies old and new will do their best to end the legacy of Spider-Man.

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Futures End #1 Review

Futures End #1 Review

By: Rob Neil Gruszecki

A few years into the future of the DCU a war has crippled humanity and left the majority of the Earth’s heroes missing or dead. Brother Eye patrols the skies and has assimilated most of the populace to a hive mind fueled by interplanetary domination and destruction. Batman Beyond will have to travel back to a time where he can effectively dispose of Mister Terrific, the creator of the Brother Eye, and hopefully bring a better future to his timeline. Coordinates and calculations are mixed up and Batman Beyond is sent to a timestream where his nightmare world is already brewing and unfortunately there is no way out. With the destruction of Stormwatch, the hunter Grifter on the prowl, and the death of a Justice Leaguer, it seems as though the future is inescapable.

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Southern Bastards #1 Review

Southern Bastards #1 Review

By: Rob Neil Gruszecki

Craw County, a small town in the deep south where baptist churches adorn every few miles of highway and the only entity more lauded and worshiped than god itself would be the local football team and their 5-time state championship record. Earl Tubb drives towards his past and his home. Redneck thugs, greasy barbecued ribs, trucker hats, muddy overalls, tucked in plaid, moustaches that demand attention and respect and tar stained teeth with spital flying between the gaps inhabit the town and compliment its muggy, swamp surroundings. Here come the bastards.

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