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Salva Veritate

Advantages: Clever and amusing with lovely art
Disadvantages: A rather random collection

The year is 50 B.C. and Gaul is now entirely occupied by the invincible and mighty Romans. Well, hold on a minute, not entirely. One small village of indomitable (and completely mad) Gauls still defiantly - even nonchalantly - holds out against the bemuse ...

Jake_Speed 25.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Giant Asterix Omnibus - Goscinny

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The Roman Empire in space

Advantages: Beuatiful artwork and entertaining story. Beautiful packaging
Disadvantages: Expensive!

The first volume of The Trigan Empire reprints, The Invaders From Gallas, brings us the original five stories in the epic tale of three brothers, their people and the creation of an empire. Covering stories from September 1965 to September 1966 the first ...

Ailran 17.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Trigan Empire: The Invaders From Gallas - Don Lawrence

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mono no aware

Advantages: cf. text
Disadvantages: cf. text

. The manga novel "Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms" ^ (jap.: 夕凪の街 桜の国, or "Yûnagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni") by こうの史代 (or Fumiyo Kouno, as we Eu ...

knight_of_the_soundtable 10.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms - Fumiyo Kouno

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Unstoppable force and immovable object anyone?

Advantages: Great storytelling and artwork
Disadvantages: Nothing

Bringing popular characters up to date, combining them with others and making sure something new and progressive is offered must be one of the more pressured things to have to contend with in the Marvel offices. No doubt this goes the same for any comic b ...

pmcds 10.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk - Damon Lindelof

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It's good to be bad!

Advantages: A different side to some major villains
Disadvantages: The lack of a real heroic antagonist for said villains

Essential Super-Villain Team-Up is a massive phone book sized collection of Marvel comics from the early to mid 70’s. The Essential brand name signifies a lot of comics, printed chronologically, collected and reprinted from the early years of Marvel ex ...

Ailran 10.05.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Essential Super-Villain Team-Up Tpb - Gerry Conway

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