Things get really weird this week, as we take a look at the indie series from the late ’80s – Hero Alliance. We talk The Vision, and review Teen Titans GO! #30, The Wicked + The Divine #39, Spider-Man on the PS4, and we wonder if Ben and Alicia will actually get married.



Writer: Amanda Deibert, J. Torres
Artist: Erich Owen, Sandy Jarrell
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $2.99
The Teen Titans are going on a “Picnic”! Well, everyone but Raven, who doesn’t quite understand the invitation/riddle and is about to explode from frustration. Then, Beast Boy stomps off from Fiesta Friday dinner when he discovers his teammates chowed down on every single vegan burrito. Can he make it on his own? It’s “Food for Thought,” if nothing else!

Rating: ★★★★½

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Jamie McKelvie
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: September 12, 2018
A 2018 Eisner Award nominee for Best Continuing Series and Best Lettering by CLAYTON COWLES! “MOTHERING INVENTION,” Conclusion Well, it’s the end of the arc, in just about every way you could define those particular words.

Rating: ★★★★☆

Developer: Insomniac Games
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Price: $59.99
Release Date: September 7, 2018
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Insomniac Games, and Marvel have teamed up to create a brand-new and authentic Spider-Man adventure. This isn’t the Spider-Man you’ve met or ever seen before. This is an experienced Peter Parker who’s more masterful at fighting big crime in New York City. At the same time, he’s struggling to balance his chaotic personal life and career while the fate of millions of New Yorkers rest upon his shoulders.

Rating: ★★★★½


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When Hero Alliance was first published it was a graphic novel published by Pied Piper Comics in the later part of the 1980s. It was later reprinted in a series form with minor edits and additional pages by Innovation Publishing as the series Hero Alliance: End of the Golden Age. The series would soon go on as a one-shot by Wonder Comics, and then moved to its final home at Innovation and would be written by David Lawrence and ran for a total of 17 issues. Later the series would continue with numerous special issues.

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