Croak Issue 2 Review With Spoilers

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   There are arguably only two real flaws in this issue. The most prominent is how certain lines are too sharp. For example the cover shows the leads Tim, Nick, & Aubrey, & Tim's nose looks overly angular and almost beak-like. However, this flaw feels more like a stylistic choice that simply has to be refined a bit. Overall though the art has atmosphere, depth, and great use of shadow.

   The second flaw is this issue has little real character development. Now this second flaw actually works in the comic's overall favor due to how in a horror movie situation there is often to much time spent on characters talking. Case in pointFriday the 13th Part VIII:Jason Takes Manhattan spends more time with characters talking than dealing with Jason being/killing in Manhattan. So with this being a three issue horror series we are getting a high-quality short story that could be compared to the myth about the killer's hook hand on the car door handle. 


Secret Weapons Issue 4 Review With Spoilers

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  If this issue were a person I might actually consider bowing before it and I bow to no one! Seriously the only real flaw I found is one involving the interior cover image (where the copyright information is) of Nikki's thumb looking odd in its proportions. In fact this is the best serious in tone comic I have read from Valiant Entertainment since they came back in 2012. If there is one thing that I am disappointed by it is having to wait for more from this creative on these characters.

  I know this all sounds like fanboying, but that is simply because I don't want to spoil any visual or text based moments due to how technically near perfect this issue is.


Recommended Comics List Of 4 Super Goat Remotes Edition

1. The Johnny Quick story from the anthology comic More Fun Comics #73 (November 1941). It can more easily be found in reprinted form in Millennium Edition: More Fun Comics #73 (2001). I am recommending it due to how despite the annoying amount of red and overall garish coloring it is pretty high quality for a Golden Age feature.

2, 3, & 4. are the remaining three features (Green Lantern, The Secret Six, Deadman) from Action Comics Weekly #611 (1988). Green Lantern is a little reliant on the next and past installments, but is solid enough in execution of its narrative to be recommended.

  Deadman is recommended more for those who want a story featuring a variation on the "Christian (religion) version of the Devil versus main character" story. Deadman also has a twist ending for this installment.

  Finally The Secret Six is recommended for its art, and how it can be used by various scholars as an example of corruption in fiction.

Not Recommended Comics List Of 4 Flash Limbo's Guardian Edition

1. The story "Death Of An Immortal" from The Flash #215 (1972)

2, 3, & 4. The Superman, Catwoman and Black Canary features found in Action Comics Weekly #611 (1988) are just not good enough. Catwoman came the closest to be worthy of recommendation, but fails due to how it is obviously is just half a story. While Superman fails due to how the panels are laid out in the wrong reading order. Finally Black Canary is unclear on certain actions that happen in the visuals. Not to mention the page placement and writing makes Black Canary feel inaccessible.

Recommended Comics List Of 4 Mauling With Darth Edition

1. Star Wars: Darth Maul #1 (2000) is relatively simplistic, and seemingly no longer canon, but is solid enough for even casual fans to enjoy.

2. Time & Vine #3 (2017) has a few areas that could have been better, for example a bit of minimalism in one panel. However, it is still a solid read with good art.

3. Dark Entries Hardcover (2009) reads a bit like a prose novel despite having sequential art throughout it. There are several things for fans and scholars to think on and enjoy with this work. Particularly whether John Costantine learns any lesson by the end.

4. The Old Guard Book One: Opening Fire (2017) is to my mind the only way this set of issues can be successfully enjoyed due to how "made for the trade" the writing is. Though there are some flaws with certain layouts and page designs the art is overall kinetic and strong.

In The Name Of The Moon It Will Be Blogged Sailor Moon Sailor Stars Episode 11

This episode confused me with some of the dialogue that is said and certain moments that occur. For example when Usagi asks for help from Taiki instead of Ami. It is not like she is a fan, or that Taiki has outscored numerous times Ami. What is weirder is that Ami comments on not being asked for help studying as if this wasn't the first time Taiki was being asked, and Ami is behind Taiki when it happens. Speaking of Taiki he looks more feminine in civilian design than in previous episodes. Almost like the animators gave up and simply put one head design to whichever body was being shown.

  Finally I think the title of the episode is not really a misnomer like the last one. Rather it seems this episode's title and the way the episode are presented are reliant on the themes.

  Questions! Why does Usagi not complain about about Mamoru's lack of replies? Cause that should be happening by this point. Are any of the Sailor Guardians going to be killed off in this season like t…

Not Recommended Comics List Of 4 For One Karnak Edition

1. Inhumans #1 (1975) is over-written, and seems to oddly switch omniscient narration styles in select areas. It also a disconnect between the art and writing that causes a weakening in the narrative.

2. Wonder Woman #103 (1995) feels too decompressed. Also it raises the characterization questions concerning Morgan Le Fey's "immortality" and Darkseid's level of godhood. For instance why would a "god" need so many spaceships?

3. Rise Of The Magi #0 (2014) first and last pages suggest a potentially epic story, but the rest of the issue feels average at best.

4. Action Comics Weekly #617 (1988) has the problem of all the chapters feeling to some extent incomplete for each feature in this issue of this anthology.