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PREVIEW: All-New Hawkeye #1

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PREVIEW: All-New Hawkeye #1

THIS WEEK, Hawkeye and Hawkeye are back and they’re right on target once again! Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside ALL-NEW HAWKEYE #1 from the critically acclaimed creative team of Jeff Lemire (Extraordinary X-Men) and Ramón Pérez (Amazing Spider-Man: Learning to Crawl)! But it’s not all straight as an arrow for Clint and Kate. A deep seeded rift now exists between these long-time partners. One that stretches across many years. Reluctantly reunited in the future, old man Clint and a wiser Kate must unite once more – to chase down the mistakes of their past. But is their turbulent trip down memory lane short lived? Be there as the all-star Hawkeye team returns for another bullseye in ALL-NEW HAWKEYE #1!

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Comics Issues #241 – Cover Spoilers

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Comics Issues #241 – Cover Spoilers

It’s Wednesday and time again for another geektastic edition episode of COMIC ISSUES! On this week’s newstand, it didn’t take long but after DC announced their “No Batgirling” approach to story telling, four and a half of their more peripheral books have been cancelled. Say goodbye to a favorite of ours Gotham by Midnight, along with Doom, Lobo, Justice League United, and Omega Men. Although Omega Men was only cancelled for a day or so before the raging tide of the Internet brought the book back from near death.

As for what’s in this week’s pull list, Anthony and Elizabeth recap and review Captain America: White #1, House of M #3, A-Force #4, Age of Apocalypse #4, Star Wars #9, All-New Hawkeye #5, Bizarro #4, and Darth Vader #9.

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Comic Issues #213: Kickass Women in Comics

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Comic Issues #213: Kickass Women in Comics

Women have been given the short end of the stick when it comes to characters and storylines when it comes to comic books, but in recent times publishers have made leaps and bounds to make it right.  This week Anthony returns, and now in the new Pod-Cave he and Elizabeth look at 4 new books from Marvel starring solo ladies and find themselves very impressed.  Together they discuss Marvel’s Princess Leia #1, Spider-Gwen #1, Spider-Woman #5, Silk #1 and All-New Hawkeye #1 just to shake things up.  Also upfront impressions of CBS’s Supergirl costume are discussed and the happy coincidence that they recorded on International Women’s Day.

Listen in and good geekin!

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Review: Avengers – Endless Wartime

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Review: Avengers – Endless Wartime

When it comes to comics, especially Marvel comics, I’ve usually focused on the Transformers line, with occasional forays into X-Men in the 90’s. Most of my knowledge about anything related to the Avengers comes from the recent movies (*waves madly* Hi, Mr. Hiddleston! You’re awesome!), and when I wanted to try to jump into Avengers comics, something by Warren Ellis seemed like the best place to start. I’ve read Ellis’s Transmetropolitan several times through, I’ve heard lots of rave reviews of Iron Man: Extremis, the man is a god of comic book writing, so I thought the recent Avengers:Endless Wartime would be a great introduction.

The final verdict? It was okay. 

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