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Comic Review: Tony Stark: Iron Man #2

Tony Stark is back, and after a close call with the almighty Fing Fang Foom last issue, he’s taking this whole second chance at life thing to extreme lengths. Stark Unlimited may be the way to move forward with Starks enormous ambitions but one person who isn’t settling into his “new ” life so to speak is Stark’s best friend Colonel James Rhodes AKA The War Machine. This is, similar to issue #1, a stand-alone story with only a few hints at a larger plot scattered throughout but it is a heartfelt issue which favors a little more emotion rather
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Comic Review – Tony Stark: Iron Man #1

Billionaire, playboy, genius, Tony Stark was kidnapped on a routine weapons test and forced to make weapons of mass destruction by his captors. Instead, he made a powered suit of armor which saved his life and from that day he has been known as the Invincible Avenger Iron Man. Tony Stark: Iron Man #1 is his most recent outing in the suit and gives us a glimpse at Tony both in his younger days and as a hero through the eyes of his ex-schoolmate Andy Bhang. Plot Tony Stark: Iron Man #1, written by Dan Slott with artwork from Valerio
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Comic Review: Marvel Legacy: Loki Sorcerer Supreme (Complete Story)

Doctor Strange is known throughout the multiverse as a great many things. Protector of the Earth realm, Master of the Mystic Arts and last but certainly not least; Sorcerer Supreme. At least, he used to be. The story of how the God of mischief became the Sorcerer Supreme is told throughout Doctor Strange issues #381-#385 in Loki: Sorcerer Supreme. The story follows on from the earlier issues of Doctor Strange involving the  Empirikul and from the Secret Empire storyline but is for the most part completely understandable as its own Stand-alone story. And, its a damn good one. Story Loki:
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Comic Review: Home #1

Gio is an ordinary school kid, who just so happens to live in an extraordinary house which hides dark secrets around every corner. After he is plagued by nightmares he and his best friend Drew experience first hand the horrors that lay in store for them in this chilling tale that does not hold back. A creepy setting which is made all the more frightening because it’s based off true events, and a relatable protagonist make Home a pretty entertaining read, and one you might not want to read at night. Don’t worry, we won’t judge you.   Plot Home
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Comic Review: Honor and Curse #2

Jumping back to 14th century Japan in Honor and Curse Issue #2 we rejoin Genshi Sakagura on his quest to eventually become the shinobi of the Iga Clan. After the bombshell ending of the series debut issue, Honor and Curse #2 continues Genshis night-time troubles with his spiritual tormentor as well as developing his and Akemi’s relationship in some real mature and meaningful ways. Oh yeah, and its got even more kickass action than the first one. Plot Honor and Curse #2 written by Mark London with artwork from Nicolas Salamanca, Tekino, Miguel Angel Zapata, and edited by Giovanna T.
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DC Announces Brand New Comic Event ‘DCeased’

DC Comics has recently announced a brand new event series coming from Tom Taylor, best known for his work on DC’s own Injustice series and his work on Marvels X-Men Red, with artwork from Trevor Hairsine, James Harren, and Stefano Gaudiano. Taylor himself has been dropping teasers for the event for up to a week now, hinting that the comic will be even more intense than his Injustice series, based off the brutal fighting game which shares its name. Here is the event’s official synopsis: “A mysterious techno-virus has been released on Earth, infecting 600 million people and turning them
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Comic Review: Resurrected #5

Resurrected is back for its fifth installment which yet again explored new and interesting ideas resulting in the issue having its fair share of twists and turns all whilst wrapping up the story with a satisfying conclusion and still somehow finding room for some gripping action with the first half of the issue having a spy-thriller type vibe to it. The issue ends with the same core characters it began with which has its benefits and drawbacks but ultimately resulted in yet another great issue to round off this fantastic comic. Plot Resurrected #5, written by Christian Carnouche with artwork
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Comic Review: Honor and Curse #1

The tale of a lost orphan, Genshi, who was taken in by his old mentor Nishiro after witnessing the death of his parent’s, he must now train to eventually become his clan’s Shinobi and lead them…Sounds hard enough already right? Well throw in some night terrors due to an evil spirit that haunts Genshi, a complicated relationship, and an impending battle and it looks like Genshi’s got a hard time ahead. On the plus side, we have ourselves an epic story in the form of Honor and Curse. Plot Mad Cave Studios are back with yet another epic comic; Honor
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