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Recommended Comics List Of 4 Balloon Fall Edition

1. Superman/Fantastic Four: The Infinite Destruction (1999) is a bit frivolous, but it is overall an entertaining story. Recommended for kids and those looking for a good 90s comic book.

2. Flash #74 (1993) is provides logical reasoning for how each character reacts to the return of 'Barry Allen.' The logic also is streamlined enough to keep the narrative hopeful and kid-friendly.

3. Flash #79 (1993) is a key story with good art and mostly strong writing. I say "mostly strong writing" due to there being one to two moments that I don't agree with.

4. Flash #77 (1993) has a great observation on how super speedster can be limited by physical locations. It is also a fun issue to read.

In The Name Of the Moon It Will Be Blogged Sailor Moon Sailor Stars Episode 2

This episode is weird on a few levels. One of which is how naive and off-guard the scouts are after several weird past events have led to villains attacking people. Case in point they did not know about the rooftop mirror Nelehenias that the outer scouts fought. Shouldn't monster attacks like that be in their local news at the least? I mean multiple witnesses were there. Also the unusual behavior Mamoru exhibits after that eye problem last episode is never really thought on.

  Another bit of weird is little things like why they (the production team) lifted bits from the manga? I mean the storylines are so different at this point that it really fails to work. Take for instance the unanswered question of what happened to Hotaru's Dad? For that matter why include the Manga rapid aging in such a compressed way? It just seems like they were padding this episode while riding by the seat of their pants and maybe less of a budget to work with.

   Speaking of the production, and anim…

Secret Weapons Issue 2 Review With Spoilers

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   This is an awesome work from the range of the colors to the superb characterization. In fact the characterization is so good that I have already fallen in love with the cast. As for the colors and art they very much have a realist range about them. Finally the supplemental material written by Eric Heisserer is very informative.

  Extremely recommended as something that should be purchased, read, and added to pull lists.

Rapture Issue 3 Review With Spoilers

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   This issue continues with the problematic storytelling seen in the first two issues. For those that have not read either the previous issues or my reviews of them the major problem is the pacing. At times the pacing is slow as a snail in order for a long-winded backstory to be exposited and then we get a too fast action sequence. There is very little good characterization, and practically all the dialogue is exposited.

   Another flaw is the position of one caption box with one word is too seperate from the rest. This causes the whole page to feel like it is ruined since the pause is overly long. The last problem is that while the art is okay, the flashback pages look a little rushed in the area of texture and dreary choice of color palette.

   Not Recommended!

Not Recommended Comics List Of 4 Flash Meet Eobard Zoom Edition

1. The Flash Volume 8 Zoom Softcover (2016) is by and far the worst Reverse-Flash story I have ever read. It both uses the retcon of Eobard Thawne (alias Professor Zoom alias the Reverse-Flash) killing Barry Allen's mother and totally wrecks everything else. It sloppily combines the histories and motivations of Eobard Thawne and Hunter Zolomon (Zoom) while reducing Eobard to a would-be dictator. In other words it is a perfect example of why I do not recommend the majority of "New 52" stories.

2. Both the Nick Fury and Doctor Strange stories from Strange Tales #158 are not recommended. Both are too text heavy even by Silver Age Standards. Not to mention the art for Doctor Strange seems to be a little bit too static. Though the Nick Fury art is a little better it suffers from a lack of background and the text telling us what we are seeing. Finally both feel like incomplete experiences.

3. Speaking of issues that have two characters starring in seperate tales we also have T…

Buffy: The High School Years: Parental Parasite Review With Spoilers

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    Anyone who remembers the season three 'Gingerbread' will see this graphic novel as a poorly done copy of that story. I say "poorly done" because of the thread-bare characterization and generic execution of everything in this narrative. For instance the color palette would be fine if we hadn't seen it used in the two previous graphic novels. Not to mention the visual continuity error of how the demon can be revealed. To put things simply this is not recommended even for fanatical followers of the Buffyverse.

   Not Recommended!

In The Name Of The Moon It Will Be Blogged Sailor Moon Sailor Stars Episode 1

This episode feels like a badly edited movie. I mean the animation is good enough, but the way the focus shifts was very offsetting. Not to mention this is the first episode where a villain is not completely defeated. Sure some of the mirror Nelehenia's are defeated on the roof, but there is still the real deal to defeat, and we never saw the regular cast fight. Speaking of that fight I feel cheated that Haruka is saved from an awesome death fall with an enemy and from falling at all with no explanation. Finally I really feel that this will be one of the better episodes in this final season/series.

  Questions! So does Usagi expect to get married at 16? Was anyone getting a lesbian vibe from how Usagi and Minako were looking and acting during their talk of "make-up exams?" Why does Queen Nelehenia not doubt or truly question the voice? For that matter why does she not freak out when the seal is broken? Cause she should be worried about aging when the seal is breaking. …