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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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Image ComicsSneak Peek

Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Jack Staf #18, Runes of Ragnan trade paperback, Hyperkinetic #2, Brit volume 2 trade paperback, and The Sword #10, all of which arrive in stores next week.

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Archie ComicsBettyjugheadSneak Peek

Archie Comics has dropped off a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores next week.  Take the jump for Betty #175, and Sonic the Hedgehog Archives #8.

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DCGreen LanternReview

or, Geoff Johns, the Master of the RetCon Green Lantern #30 was highly anticipated in the Hill household, as I would get to see part 2 of what I believe to be a 3 part origin story, and it didn’t disappoint. Beautiful artwork, beautiful storytelling, and just the right amount of twist to give the story a new breath of fresh air. Now don’t get me wrong, the Green Lantern origin story is one of the greatest there is. It is simple, uncomplicated; Abin Sur crashes, Hal Jordan is brave. What more do you want? But the GL origin story

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