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Puss in Boots #1 Review

Synopsis: Outlaw, Hero, Purr-amour! Puss in Boots is back! Short of money and with a long milk tab to pay, Puss answers an advert that takes him out to sea with a cranky old owl on a pea-green boat.  But if you think you know how this fairytale ends, think again! Flying fur balls and derring-do abound! See you on the poop deck!

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Written by: Chris Cooper and Max Davison

Art by: Dave Alvarez and Egle Bartolini

Publisher: Titan Comics

Release Date: April 20, 2016

Price: $3.99

Now  I know this seems like a bit of an easy target to review about and have negative things to say, but this comic wasn’t something I was into. I know this is suppose to be more for “children”, but I still didn’t enjoy it.

The art style was very unflattering. It wasn’t a really nice looking and I understand that the original was in 3D so it would be hard to translate that into comic art, but it just doesn’t look good. The other animals look okay, but Puss is the worst looking part of the comic.

The main issue I have with this comic is you’re suppose to feel bad for Puss in the beginning because he lost all his friends and was kicked out of the town. I can’t feel that because he is such an unlikable jerk in the beginning and throughout the comic. When it comes to Shrek characters, Puss was my least favorite, not being well developed, and not seeing his standalone movie. This definitely doesn’t want me to look at the movie or anything because he does seem really terrible. I really don’t know how anyone could like him because he was really unlikable and self centered. Even in the second story, where it was shorter, it was just too much of a rude character.

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Last little nitpick from me is the character page where they describe some of the characters: most of them aren’t until the second story and when they are in the story, none of things that are mentioned in the description is really brought up except with Toby “worshiping” Puss in Boots, which looks more like a Halloween costume choice and not worship. For someone who isn’t familiar with characters in this franchise, these descriptions don’t really help you figure out these characters. Again, I know this is for kids, but kids are not dumb. These are very small descriptions and you don’t even see it in the comic, so why even have it on there? To take up space?

The variant cover isn’t very appealing either and there’s only one of them. It is slightly in the style of the comic, but it still doesn’t look as great as it really could. I’m not sure why there isn’t as many, but Titan usually does an amazing job with variant covers so I’m slightly disappointed all around in this comic. I would avoid this unless you’re a huge fan of Puss in Boots.

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Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Mini Series #2

Synopsis: After the petrifying reveal at the end of last issue, the Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith pry further into the affairs of Lady Emily Carstairs and her legion of Scryclops! What mysteries lurk within her half-veiled mansion? And what light can be shed by Professor Odysseus and his daughter, Athena?

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Written by: Gordon Rennie and Emma Beeby

Art by: Brian Williamson

Publisher: Titan Comics

Price: $3.99

I was just as excited reading this comic as I was the first and I’m so glad that same energy transferred over. I was worried when I started reading this comic that this would be more focused on the Doctor when this was clearly more about Sarah Jane in my mind. I was worried that they were going to do something that they often do in the current show of taking a plot that is mainly for the companion and making it about the Doctor.

Sarah Jane is one of my favorite companions and she could arguably be the most important. I really like her in this comic and the role she plays. I do like her being used as kind of the alien, figuring out what exactly is going on, and what the technology is. It plays very well with the Doctor who does know about the technology, but isn’t bragging about it or saying anything like “How can you not know what this is?” That’s one thing I like about the dynamic of the Doctor and the companion in general, but especially with Four and Sarah Jane.

Though I’m not very familiar with the Fourth Doctor (sorry Tom Baker!), I do think that this comic does portray him really well still. The writing is still consistent when you read from comic to comic and the ending did leave me just as excited to read the next one. This comic is pretty consistent and fun. The art style is really consistent still and characters look like who they are suppose to. I really like comics that do that. I don’t know why it bothers me when it doesn’t. Consider it a peeve of mine, I suppose.

The only down side I see is there isn’t as many variant covers. There’s only two and I wish there were more since Titan does an amazing job with the variant covers. If that is the only problem, and it isn’t really a comic book issue, then I think Titan is golden.

If you haven’t read it yet, there’s only four comics so it’s not too late to read the adventures with Four and Sarah Jane!

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Comic Review: ‘Doctor Who: Doctormania’ Pt. 1

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SynopsisThe Ninth Doctor is BACK – and this time he’s ONGOING! In Part 1 of ‘DOCTORMANIA’, the Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack uncover a mysterious video. Tracking down its source could help Jack uncover why his mind was wiped – but the first step takes the Doctor to a planet where he is, inexplicably, a celebrity!

Writer: Cavan Scott

Artist: Adriana Melo

Publisher: Titan Comics

Release Date: April 13, 2016

Price: $3.99

Review:

The Ninth Doctor is back with Doctormania, and it has a really unique plot.

This comic has the Doctor in a world where people are aware that he is a television character. It made me wonder if the actual Doctor looks like his television counterpart, or if the Doctor on TV looks as close to him as producers could find. This comic does imply this plot point, and I hope they go into further detail in the subsequent issues.

The Doctor is approached by his fans in this comic, but I wasn’t too pleased with how those fans were characterized. It’s very tricky for shows and comics to adequately portray their fan base, and most of the time that portrayal is done poorly (a notable example being past Doctor Who and Sherlock episodes). I was not a big fan of Cavan Scott’s portrayal of Doctor Who fans, who were characterized as squeeing little girls wanting to take selfies with the cute Doctor. There may be some fans who would act like that, but the majority are civil, making this interpretation not the most accurate.

That characterization is the only negative I have for this comic, and it’s not a big deal, it’s just a peeve of mind that doesn’t necessarily reflect the comic’s worth.

The actual story is very engaging and builds up the ending very well. It ended on a note that made me very excited to read the new issue, but it did also make me a little upset when I realized that there will only be three comics in this miniseries. I hope that three is the magic number, and I can’t wait to scoop them all up from my comic shop!

The last thing I want to mention is the variant covers , which are so beautiful. I’m half tempted to go out and buy all of them. Titan Comics always has such beautiful variant covers, and it makes me really happy that other artists are invited to come in and show their love and care for the comics.

Here are a few of my favorite variant covers:

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It’s upsetting that this comic is short, but it definitely left me excited to go on more adventures with Nine, Rose, and Jack.

 

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Comic Review: ‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Archives’ Vol. 1

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Archives Volume 1

Synopsis: Go back to the beginning with these archive Tenth Doctor adventures! In “Agent Provacateur”, the search for the perfect milkshake tips the Doctor and Martha into a cosmic horror odyssey in the darkest reaches of space. And in “The Forgotten”, an amnesiac Doctor is forced to confront all his past selves!

Release Date: March 23, 2016c

Released by: Titan Comics

Price: $24.99

 

Review:

David Tennant was my first and favorite Doctor. Without him and Doctor Who, I wouldn’t have been able to get through the death of my grandmother, who has the same name as my downright favorite companion: Donna.

So when I saw a comic series based on the Tenth Doctor, I got excited.

Both ‘Agent Provacateur’ and ‘The Forgotten’ are great Tenth Doctor stories, and their wonderful writing is a reminder of how well the Doctor can be written. These stories seem like episodes that could have been included in the television series.

Although both stories are great, I will admit that ‘Agent Provacateur’ was my least favorite. Martha and the Tenth Doctor are characterized really well, but the story is really long, and I had a hard time trying to get through it because it builds the different worlds and environments too heavily. This building may work in the show, but it didn’t work well in comic form.

‘The Forgotten’ was my absolute favorite. I loved the use of other Doctors and other companions in this story. The Doctors are characterized well, and this comic is the perfect way to introduce new Doctor Who fans to the past Doctors. ‘The Forgotten’ is much more interesting than ‘Agent Provacateur’, and it was very easy to follow. It had a really good continuation when coming in and out of flashbacks, but they did seem a little out of place.

The main problem that I had with both of these comics was the art style.

Some characters (like the other Doctors) look really good in this comic’s style, but the Tenth Doctor, Martha, and Tegan Jovanka didn’t not look so great, and Tegan looked absolutely nothing like the actress who portrayed her. David Tennant is very interesting looking so he may be hard to transcribe into a comic form, so I will give the artist a little bit of leeway there, but other than that there are no excuses.

Overall, I really did really enjoy this volume and I would recommend it to anyone who likes the Tenth Doctor and Martha.

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‘The Walking Dead’: Negan Killed 1 of These 3 Characters

[Warning: the follow article contains Walking Dead comic book spoilers and super lame baseball references]

It’s the ninth inning of The Walking Dead season finale.

Negan is at bat, looking ferocious yet suave. Team Rick is in the outfield, rightfully weary, beaten, and morally defeated.

The Saviors beam with pride in the background as their captain channels his best Babe Ruth and scans his bat dramatically across the sky. Negan calls his shot, swings with all his might, and then… CRACK! The screen fades into total darkness, Negan’s target unknown.

This scene comes straight from The Walking Dead‘s landmark 100th comic issue, where, spoiler alert, Glenn is ultimately chosen as Lucille’s playmate. It would seem obvious then that Glenn would also die in the TV series, but because series creator Robert Kirkman and show runner Scott Gimple don’t always keep to the script (case in point being Carol, who should have been killed off seasons ago), even diehard readers of the comics were left scratching their heads after the finale.

So… who did Negan batter to a pulp? Let’s try to narrow it down.

Negan confirmed that Carl and Rick are safe (did anyone actually think Rick would die?), and assuming that Negan’s policy of not killing women is carried over from the comics, then Maggie, Sasha, Michonne and Rosita should be safe, as well. Plus, whoever died needs to be important enough to the current story and audiences to justify such a horrendous cliffhanger, which rules out Eugene and Aaron.

This leaves only three logical victims on base: Glenn, Abraham, and Daryl.

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3rd Base: Daryl

Daryl Dixon doesn’t exist in The Walking Dead‘s comic book world, so if Robert Kirkman decided to save Glenn’s character, then Daryl is the practical and obvious sacrificial pawn. He isn’t incorporated in any canon story lines, so there really isn’t a reason why they need to keep him around any longer.

…Well, except for the fact that he’s without a doubt the most popular character on The Walking Dead.

Most of the show’s advertising campaigns and official merchandise heavily feature Daryl, and he even is the main character in The Walking Dead‘s mobile game. Killing Daryl would be financial suicide for AMC.

But if Norman Reedus for some reason wants out of the show (perhaps to work on Boondock Saints III?), then this is his golden opportunity to go out with a bang.

2nd Base: Abraham

Abraham is currently on borrowed time.

His character was supposed to die a few episodes back, but Dr. Denise, being the champ she was, took Abraham’s arrow for him. This makes it entirely possible that The Walking Dead delayed Abraham’s death in order to use him as a sacrificial pawn during Negan’s deadly game of eenie meenie miney mo.

Yet it’s also possible that Abraham will be sticking around for the foreseeable future.

He is currently the only member of Rick’s group with military experience and know-how, and if Alexandria is to wage war against the Saviors, then that experience will be absolutely essential. Plus, the budding relationship between Abraham and Sasha has only just begun, and it seems very clear that this relationship will be explored in further detail (when did The Walking Dead turn into such an epic romance story?)

And let’s be real, do we really want to lose Abraham’s wit? ‘Dolphin smooth’ is officially in my vocabulary thanks to good ol’ too-honest Abe.

1st Base: Glenn

If The Walking Dead does decide to stay true to the comics and kill Glenn, then they’ve basically been foreshadowing it for the entirety of season 6, and even a little of season 5.

Season 6 first teased audiences with the prospect of Glenn’s death during Dumpstergate, where The Walking Dead trolled fans into believing that Glenn was dead, only to reveal much later that a well placed dumpster saved him from becoming walker lunch. It was revealed soon after Dumpstergate that Maggie and Glenn are expecting, which lovely as that may be, doesn’t spell good news for the apocalyptic love birds. Literary-wise, a new life nearly always signifies the end of another, and Maggie’s current medical issues with her pregnancy only serve to further foreshadow Glenn’s death. This is a motif that The Walking Dead has used before (remember Lori and Judith?), so this theory isn’t a far stretch.

Perhaps one of the most obvious pieces of foreshadowing occurred way back during the season 5 mid-season premiere. In ‘What Happened and What’s Going On’, Glenn stumbled upon a baseball bat, which he later used to crush some rotting skulls in. Was that a coincidence? I’ll leave it up to you to decide.

There are plenty of other moments throughout the past season that may have foreshadowed Glenn’s death, but some fans believe that the most damning piece of evidence occurred during the actual first-person beat-down scene. Check out the scene once more, this time in slow motion with audio enhancements:

All signs seem to point towards Glenn, but would the The Walking Dead put fans though a summer of hell just to kill off the character everybody thought was going to die anyways?

We’ll have to wait until The Walking Dead returns in October to find out!

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Unboxings: Comic Block March 2016 From Nerd Block Unboxing

I just received the new Comic Block that has been retooled by Nerd Block. Comic Block has gone up in price for monthly subscribers, but now is supposed to have more geeky collectibles to put it on the same level of the other Nerd Block themed blocks. Comic Block always came with at least 4 comics, and some other themed collectibles, but now it is promising 4-6 comics, and a comic t-shirt with its comics themed collectibles. Nerd Block stops short of promising a Funko Pop in every box, which is probably one of the most popular collectible items out there, but they now packing their Comic Blocks with an estimated $60 in value (their estimation, of course.) So, is the $5 dollar price increase worth it? You’ll have to watch the video to find out! Don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel for more unboxings!

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Comic Review: ‘Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor’ #1

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Synopsis: Victorian England. A mysterious woman commands a hidden army in a house of the blind. Scryclops stalk the streets…. and something alien and terrible screams from prehistory – with a hunger that cannot be satisfied! The Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith return for an all-new adventure: GAZE OF THE MEDUSA!

Written by: Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby

Art By: Brian Williamson

Release Date:
March 23, 2016

Publisher: Titan Comics

Release Date: March 23, 2016

Price: $3.99

Summary:

The Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane are leaving a show when Sarah Jane is suddenly kidnapped by one-eyed aliens, the Denizins. The Doctor was also targeted by the aliens due to the fact that a masked woman knows that he is a time traveler, but he manages to escape their grasp thanks to a young woman named Athena, who saved the Doctor against the judgement of her father. While Sarah Jane is imprisoned, the Doctor learns about the Denizins through Athena and her father, Professor Odysseus James.

Review:

Even if you weren’t born when the Fourth Doctor was on the air (Tom Baker portrayed the Fourth Doctor on BBC’s hit series Doctor Who from 1974-1981 ), Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor #1 will definitely be able to give you an idea of what he was like and what kind of adventures he had!

Gordon Rennie and Emma Beeby kept their characters true to the Doctor Who story, which I found to be really comforting. I love when famous characters are written well and accurately, and the writers really succeeded with this comic issue. I love Sarah Jane as a character, so to see her included in this story was an amazing feeling. She definitely was awesome when she was with the Tenth Doctor.

Brian Williamson’s art style is absolutely amazing in this issue, which is a huge relief because Doctor Who comic art is either beautiful or absolutely off base. This is not the case with this particular issue, which is a huge relief because I’ve encountered many comics that were unreadable due to their atrocious art.

In all, I really enjoyed this story and I can’t wait for the next comic to be released!

 

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‘Riverdale’ Set Photos Finally Revealed!

We now have some official photos from the Riverdale set!

Archie Comics’ official Twitter and Instagram pages have posted quite a few photos from the set of their new CW show, showing not only little things like posters, but also BIG things like Pop’s Diner – the main place to hang out for the Archie gang.

 

Archie Comics first revealed a photo of the fictional town’s local paper in a newspaper rack, its headline reading “Grand Opening for New Cafe in Town.” I’m not going to make a precognitive prediction here, but the fact that they are showing us this may be a nod to a future plot.

 

 

Next they posted a sign for Andrews Construction Company with the caption “Maybe the new cafe was built by Andrews Construction? #Riverdale.” This may a twist on how they introduce the character of Veronica, who, in the current comic run of Archie, joined the fray when her wealthy family built their mansion in town. Perhaps this signifies that Archie will be helping his dad in the building efforts in the show, but this is just a prediction.

 

 

The cafe is alluded to once again, this time with a photo of a police car with the Riverdale Police logo emblazoned on its side, the caption reading “Maybe the #Riverdale police know about the new cafe? They’ve been serving since 1939, after all.” I’m stumped as to what this may mean, so no predictions here.

 

 

The allusions continued when Archie Comics posted a photo of a poster from Riverdale High that says “Spirit Week. Show Your Pride,” with the caption saying “Maybe the gang at #Riverdale High has some info about the new cafe…”

 

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Archie Comics also treated fans to an amazing photo of the outside of Pop’s Diner, which looks so much like its comic book counterpart. We don’t get a very impressive shot of the inside, but we do see a table with a mini jukebox and a milkshake glass, which, as Archie Comics stressed, has three straws.

Pop’s Diner looks absolutely amazing!

The creative team behind Riverdale is clearly catering to Archie fans by showing their deep attention to detail, and as a fan, I fully appreciate this.

The visuals that Archie Comics released are enough to make me believe that I’m actually inside the shop, and I can even hear the jukebox music mixed with the hum of the neon lights. I wish this was a real, freestanding, functioning diner, and like Jughead, I probably would never leave.

I love how everything is looking so far and I can’t wait to see the gang at the shop!

Filming for Riverdale is currently underway, but the CW has yet to release an official air date.

The cast is comprised of K.J Apa (Archie), Cole Sprouse (Jughead), Lili Reinhart (Betty), Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl), Ashleigh Murray (Josie), and Camila Mendes (Veronica).

What do you think of the photos from the Riverdale set so far? Let us know in the comments!

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Comic Review: ‘Rivers of London’ Volume 2, Issue #1

Rivers of London Volume 2, Issue #1

RoL_Nightwith_Cover_C - Lee SullivanSynopsis: A police vehicle on a routine prison transfer in north London is stormed by Russian hoodlums seeking to free a very particular prisoner. Their target is a witch. A very powerful witch who doesn’t want to be free. Things rapidly turn very ugly for the hoods and it’s soon a job for full-time police constable and part-time wizard, Peter Grant.

Release Date: March 16, 2016

Released by: Titan Comics

Price: $3.55

Review:

I wasn’t aware that this was the second volume of this series when I picked up this comic, so I was rightfully confused when reading it.

The writer included little background information about the characters and story, which is fine for folks who are already engaged in the story. But for someone like me who just picked up this series, that little background information would have helped me understand the story and be engaged with it.

From what I could gather, this issue seems to center around a secret witch organization which the Russian mob wants something to do with.

This comic definitely is deep in Russian history and roots. The characters speak Russian in the first few pages, which made me very confused and worried that I was given the wrong comic. I don’t really know anything about Russian history, but now thanks to this comic I do have somewhat of an understanding of what the economic climate in Russia is and how Vladimir Putin rose to power.

But that is pretty much all I was able to pick up from this comic issue.

Based on what I read so far, I do think Rivers of London is an interesting concept, but I would have to read all the prior issues to get a better understanding of the story.

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Courtney’s Pull Box: ‘Archie’, ‘Jughead’, ‘Starfire’ & More!

I have a pull box at the comic book shop I frequent, which ensures that I will get all of my current favorite comics immediately when they come out. In addition to this I can get discounts on graphic novels and a free comic on my birthday! Pull poxes are great, so I highly recommend talking to your comic shop to see what they offer.

My current pull box list includes the following comics:

  • Archie  – current incarnation with no digests (older comics)
  • Jughead – current incarnation with older comics at the end of issue
  • Starfire
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  • Disney Princess
  • The Legend of Wonder Woman

Even though I love getting these comics, some of them do have their problems. Occasionally these comics will frustrate me or include something I don’t like, so I’ve decided to summarize each comic and explain the pros and cons of each one.

Check them out below!

Archie

Summary: Archie is now set in modern day Riverdale High. Archie and Betty have been together since kindergarten and are absolutely enamored with one another…that is, until the #LipstickIncident. The whole school is abuzz trying to find out what happened, but things get further complicated when Archie lays eyes on new girl Veronica Lodge, whose famous millionaire family just built their mansion in town. Will Betty be able to convince Archie that Veronica is not all she seems to be?

Pros: This series proves that Archie characters will always translate well in nearly every situation. Bringing these characters into modern times may encourage younger readers to be more interested in reading comics,  and older fans will be happy to see that Archie can still be interesting and new.

Archie has been redone in a new art style that works amazingly well, much like how Afterlife with Archie and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina did –  each have their own distinct styles, but still work very well.

The Archie characters are still who they always have been, regardless of the era: Archie is still the clumsy, slightly clueless lead that makes him the perfect every man, and Veronica is still the spoiled, rich girl who always gets her way thanks to her father and his money.

Cons: Some of the references to modern day things are a little difficult to deal with. I felt really ridiculous typing out #LipstickIncident, and it felt as if the writers were trying too hard to get teens into this series.  At the end of the first comic Archie even directly asks the readers for their suggestions on how he could get out of his predicament by using @archiecomics on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

There’s no need for the writers to pander to the audience by relying on hashtags and self promoting – people will send in their suggestions if they find it good enough.

Jughead

Summary: When the principal is replaced with a military-type tyrant who changes everything about their school (including stricter policies and the food), it’s up to Jughead and the gang to find out what happened to Mr. Weatherbee and stop the new principal’s rule.

Pros: Jughead is done in the same art style as Archie, and like Archie it ended up translating really well. I thought Jughead looked cute in this art style when I read the first issue of Archie, and after reading Archie I wanted to see more of him. The story is perfect for Jughead since it puts him in a new situation where he looks like a bad kid. To be honest, I mainly bought this comic because Jughead is Archie Comics first openly asexual character, which is awesome because I always did imagine him that way. Jughead is seemingly more in love with food than people, and he’s only ever been seen with a few girls throughout his run,  so I was happy when it was announced that he was indeed asexual.

Cons: The story really doesn’t seem to be going anywhere yet. There’s been a few things Jughead has done to further the plot, but as of right now the story seems to be slightly more focused on his dream sequences having references than plot development. These dream sequences are all very similar and each seem to cement the fact that Jughead is asexual. I would still recommend this series, but I hope that the story goes further.

Starfire

Summary: Starfire has escaped from being a prisoner and has come to Earth. She tries her best to blend in with normal people and gets a job at the aquarium, but ultimately she ends up being a hero for the planet. Starfire tries to learn about the Earth, which you can see through her very cute thought process of idioms.

Pros: I am in love with the art style of this comic, and this is the cutest interpretation of Starfire that I’ve ever seen. Some of her outfits match her very sweet thoughts and personality, while other outfits are bold and reinforce the fact that she is still very strong. I really love this story because Starfire is the perfect fish out of water character, and the way she interacts with people and discovers things is really sweet and cute.

I really loved this comic all the way around, and I’m sad that it’s ending soon.

Cons: The New 52 story line has a huge plot hole. Half way through the comics Starfire meets Grayson, who, according to the New 52 line, she hasn’t met. She was never in the Teen Titans so she doesn’t him, but in this story, she apparently mourned over him and knew him. I didn’t miss any of the Starfire comics either, so I was very confused by this –  it didn’t make any sense.

The New 52 plotline also altered the fact that Starfire’s sister was the one who sold her to where she was imprisoned, instead having Blackfire and Starfire being very close.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Summary: Sabrina Spellman is just your average teenager growing up in the 1960s… except she is half mortal, half witch. She lives with her aunts, Hilda and Zelda, and her cousin, Ambrose. As her sixteenth birthday approaches, Sabrina must decide if she wants to be a mortal or a witch.

Pros: This story is definitely darker than the Sabrina the Teenage Witch series that aired in the 1990s. It has a similar art style as Afterlife with Archie, but it has a Rosemary’s Baby feel to it, especially in the first comic. Sabrina looks more like her older comic incarnation, which looks wonderful with this art style. The art is very creepy and perfect for Sabrina’s story. If you like creepy stories then I definitely recommend this series, but if you don’t, then I would incline you towards Archie and Jughead.

Cons: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is amazing, but release dates for this series are very long and sparse. It’s hard to keep up with when this series will be released unless you are constantly checking Facebook for the next release date.

Issue number 5 is set to be released on May 18th.

Disney Princess

Summary: These are short little comics that feature a large range of Disney princesses, each of whom has her own story, making it difficult to accurately summarize these comics. These comics are unique in that they are held vertically, rather than horizontally.

Pros: This is definitely the cutest comic that I’m currently reading. There’s no fighting or action, and it’s a perfect comic for those who want to get into comics but don’t know where to begin. I had low hopes of seeing Snow White (one of my favorites) since she is an older princess, but I was so excited when I saw her in this comic! There’s good mix of the older princesses and the newer princesses, so Disney fans old and new will feel right at home.

Cons: There are no cons since only one issue of this comic is out, and as such there isn’t much to judge on.

The Legend of Wonder Woman

Summary: This is Wonder Woman’s origin story as told as far back as the beginning of the Amazons. Readers are treated to a young, mortal Diana who is destined to be queen. However, Diana shows the strength of her mother, and she wants to be trained.

Pros: There’s only two issues of this comic out right now, but I already love it. Diana as a child is the absolute cutest thing I’ve ever seen, but at the same time she’s very strong. I love the art style, which is a lovely mixture of Greek-style art and comic book art. It makes a beautiful collaboration and it’s something I could stare at forever.

Cons: There are only two issues of this comic currently out, so as of right now there are no cons.

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