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Buck RogersDynamite EntertainmentReview

Arriving in stores this week (April 22, 2009)  is Dynamite Entertainment’s latest series – Buck Rogers.  For most of us, the Gil Gerard series from 1979 is probably the only exposure we’ve had to the futuristic hero.  And while there have been more recent video and role playing games based on the universe created by Philip Francis Nowlan, it takes a brand new comic book series to bring the excitement back to reading comics set in the far future.

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DCReviewSupergirl

New Krypton Part 11 I’ll admit I was a little surprised when the New Krypton story wrapped up in Action Comics #873.  I figured this was a story that would go on for 12 issues minimum, and really needing 24 issues to tell the massive story DC set into play that turned into a surprise hit for the company.  Even though the New Krypton banner may be gone from the covers, the New Krypton story continues as the story shifts from Earth to Kandor.

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Atomic RoboRed 5 ComicsReview

If you thought the second volume of Atomic Robo was spinning its wheels, you might want to pick up the fifth issue and give it a read.  The Sparrow is out, Milligan is in, and Robo has to stop the greatest weapon ever developed.

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free comicsImage ComicsMySpaceSpawn

With the sudden death of Al Simmons in the pages of Spawn #185, Todd McFarlane and Whilce Portacio are taking the series in a new direction – or giving us one heck of a swerve.  Regardless, the issue sold out as did issue #186, which hit stores last week. While reprints are on the way, Image Comics is taking Spawn online to MySpace, allowing fans to read issue #185 in its entirety. “Todd McFarlane Productions is excited to be partnering with Myspace Comics to bring the fans Spawn #185,” McFarlane said. “Myspace Comics is the wave of the new generation.

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