This week, we discuss Juliet Takes a Breath from BOOM! Studios. We also review Mazebook #2, Justice League Infinity #4, and Savage Hearts #4. We discuss Saga’s return, and more Astro City!

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REVIEWS

STEPHEN
MAZEBOOK #2
Writer: Jeff Lemire
Artist: Jeff Lemire
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $5.99
Release Date: October 13, 2021
Will’s a melancholy building inspector who’s been grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter for years. One evening he receives a mysterious phone call from a girl claiming it’s her and that she’s trapped in the middle of a labyrinth, setting Will off on a journey digging through her personal journals and puzzles for answers on where she is and how to bring her back home.

Rating: ★★★★½
You can purchase this issue via the comiXology affiliate link (comixology.sjv.io/WDdaEJ)

MATTHEW
JUSTICE LEAGUE INFINITY #4
Writer: JM DeMatteis
Artist: Ethen Beavers
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: October 5, 2021

After being whisked across the Multiverse, Wonder Woman finds herself trapped on a desolate and barren planet with the last person she’d ever expect to find: DARKSEID! What does the former ruler of Apokolips want with the Amazonian warrior? And what lurks in the shadows of this devasted world?

Rating: ★★★½☆
You can purchase this issue via the comiXology affiliate link (comixology.sjv.io/yRb3ay)

RODRIGO
SAVAGE HEARTS #4
Writer: Aubrey Sitterson
Artist: Jed Dougherty
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: October 20, 2021
The jungle fantasy romantic comedy continues! But can Bronwyn and Graow stop fighting dinosaurs, birdpeople, an evil wizard, and each other long enough to just shut up and kiss already!? From Aubrey Sitterson (No One Left to Fight, The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling) and Jed Dougherty (Worlds’ Finest, Harley Quinn).

Rating: ★★★★☆

DISCUSSION

JULIET TAKES A BREATH
Writer: Gabby Rivera
Artist: Celia Moscote
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Release Date: September 19, 2019
Cover Price: $14.99
Juliet Milagros Palante is leaving the Bronx and headed to Portland, Oregon. She just came out to her family and isn’t sure if her mom will ever speak to her again. But don’t worry, Juliet has something kinda resembling a plan that’ll help her figure out what it means to be Puerto Rican, lesbian and out. See, she’s going to intern with Harlowe Brisbane – her favorite feminist author, someone whose last work on feminism, self-love and lots of other things will help Juliet find her ever elusive epiphany. There’s just one problem—Harlowe’s white, not from the Bronx and doesn’t have the answers. Okay, maybe that’s more than one problem but Juliet never said it was a perfect plan…

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