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DaredevilMarvelMarvel NoirReview

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss Here’s the biggest problem I have with any series (DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, whoever) that attempts to retell an origin story set during a different time period; it’s the same origin story set during a different time period.  It doesn’t matter if it is Red Son, Gotham by Gaslight, or Daredevil Noir, they all follow the same plot points, but just adds that What If? twist to try and hook the reader.  Sometimes it works, other times it doesn’t.

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Booster GoldDCReview

Faces of Evil As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not a big fan of company wide events.  For some titles  the company wide event works, almost like it was planned, but for the larger majority, the company wide event gets shoe horned in a way that pulls the reader away from the story because of the “Hey, look what we’re doing!” style of writing.  Fortunately, for Booster Gold the Faces of Evil event works only because there is time travel involved.

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