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Mirror Mirror, On The Wall - Who's The Most Venomous of Them All?

Advantages: Great story, full of action, characters, villains and lively artwork
Disadvantages: Is there a bit too much going on?

A review of the Marvel Comics trade paperback, which reprints material originally published in issues 568 through to 573 of The Amazing Spiderman. The Story So Far – Re-Writing Continuity Following some major events in continuity, the creative team ...

plipplopfromdooyoo 19.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Spider-Man: New Ways To Die - Dan Slott

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Chilling… weird… spine tingling…

Advantages: Great reprinted comic strips and covers
Disadvantages: None, really, unless you dislike comic book gore

...This costs £20, probably a little cheaper if purchased online. The American horror comics of the 1950s are legendary. The most famous company producing them was EC, but an awful lot of other publishers got in on the act. These comics contained usually ...

hogsflesh 12.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Horror! the Horror!: Comic Books the Government Didn't Want You to Read! - Jim Trombetta, R. Spiel

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Misadventures Indeed with a (Recycled) Super Robot

Advantages: fact filled fun, engaging stories that make children laugh out loud
Disadvantages: Mum and Dad need to scan the activity pages and print them out larger

Nine year old Noburu Yamada is a pretty typical kid. He likes to play video games, knock a ball around, ride his bicycle, and has a soft spot for cats and dogs. His life becomes far from typical one day when he encounters a strange little robot who introd ...

Shroud 22.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Leave It to Pet, Vol.1 - Kenji Sonishi

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The other Spider man of comics

Advantages: Classic British comics at their very best
Disadvantages: The two page episodes sometimes jolt

The star of King of Crooks is The Spider, an old British comics character who first appeared in the weekly comic Lion in 1965. Created by Ted Cowan and Reg Bunn, writer and artist respectively, The Spider was soon to gain a writer that was known the worl ...

Ailran 11.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of King of Crooks - Jerry Siegel

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When you make a deal with the Devil, expect to get burned

Advantages: Good artwork, Interesting dilemma
Disadvantages: Weak final part, Too many plot holes and uncharacteristic choices

Every so often in comics, you will get a story that has been clearly editorially mandated, so much so that you see behind the curtain somewhat and realise the story is merely a means to get to the new status quo, instead of an attempt to tell a real story ...

SpiderJamb 13.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Spider-Man: One More Day - J.Michael Straczynski

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