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Review – Empowered and the Soldier of Love #2

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Review – Empowered and the Soldier of Love #2

Sexy superheroine Empowered is still battling the Soldier of Love (the evil Magical Girl with a love gun and a massive chip on her shoulder) (and a magical pangolin) (you heard me) and Ninjette is Not. Being. Helpful. See below for a review of Adam Warren and Karla Diaz’s Empowered and the Soldier of Love #2.

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Review – American Gods: Shadows #1

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Review – American Gods: Shadows #1

Whether you’ve read Neil Gaiman’s American Gods or not, whether you’re waiting for the mini-series or didn’t even know it was a thing, you should definitely check out Dark Horse’s new comic book adaptation. If the first issue’s any indication, it’s going to be epic. See below for preview pages and a review of Neil Gaiman, Scott Hampton, and P. Craig Russell’s American Gods: Shadows #1.

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Review & Preview – Empowered “The Soldier of Love” #1

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Review & Preview – Empowered “The Soldier of Love” #1

It’s only two weeks till Valentine’s Day! Are you ready? Got plans? Want to see a super-powered villain with a love-gun and a rotten attitude spread chaos and destruction all over the city? Why wouldn’t you? See below for preview pages and a review of the first issue in the Empowered mini series Empowered and the Soldier of Love.

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Review – Neil Gaiman’s “Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire”

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Review – Neil Gaiman’s “Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire”

It’s always hard for me to pick a favorite Neil Gaiman story, but it’s easy for me to pick a favorite collection: Fragile Things wins, hands down.

Included in that book is “Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire.” As you can guess from that mouthful, it’s a very tongue-in-cheek (ha) story, and when I heard it was being made into a graphic novel from Dark Horse, with art by Shane Oakley and (occasional) colors by Nick Filardi, I really hoped they’d stay true to the spirit (ha again) of the story.

(Minor spoilers below.)

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Dark Horse and TFAW present an art show by the people who make your comics

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Dark Horse and TFAW present an art show by the people who make your comics

You already know it takes tons of people to produce the comics you love, and not just writers, artists, colorers, letterers, and editors. There’s also marketing folks, financial coordinators, and more. And in every department you can find talented artists who produce art in their own time that isn’t featured in the comics you read. And this month Dark Horse and Sequential Art Gallery + Studio in Portland will make sure some of this art gets seen. See below for the official word from Dark Horse on Work Horse: Art by the People Who Make Your Comics.

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