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Review: The Magnificent Seven

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Why are there so many film remakes? Ghostbusters, Pete’s Dragon and The Magnificent Seven are three different films from different eras but all merited remakes this year. The common thread is that the people who watched the original titles growing up, now have their own money and are choosing what movie they pay to see. Remaking a popular title is …

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Review: Star Trek: Waypoint #1

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Star Trek: Waypoint #1 of 6 Publisher: IDW Publishing Letters: Andworld Design Puzzles Writer: Donny Cates Artist: Mack Chater Colors: Jason Lewis, Dee Cunniffe Daylily Writer / Artist: Sandra Lanz Mack Chater did a spectacular job on the pencils and inks of Star Trek: Waypoint #1. Chater’s character depictions are spot on and are therefore a joy to look at. …

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Review: Bloodshot Vol. 2: The Rise and the Fall

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Bloodshot Vol. 2: The Rise and the Fall Collection: Bloodshot #5-9 © 2012-2013 Publisher: Valiant Entertainment © 2013 Collection Cover: Arturo Lozzi Writer: Duane Swierczynski Artists: Manuel Garcia (#5-6, #8-9) Arturo Lozzi (#5) Colors: Ian Hannin (#5-6, #8-9), Moose Baumann (#7), Chris Sotomayor (#7) Inks: Matt Ryan (#6, #8-9), Stefano Gaudiano (#7) Letters: Rob Steen Covers: Arturo Lozzi (#5-6, #8), …

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Review: Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps War Vol. 2

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Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps War Vol. 2 Collection: Green Lantern #24-25; Green Lantern Corps #16-19 © 2007 Publisher: DC Comics © 2008 Writers: Geoff Johns, Dave Gibbons and Peter J. Tomasi Pencils: Patrick Gleason, Angel Unzuetta, Ivan Reis, Pascal Alixe, Dustin Nguyen, Jamal Igle and Ethan Van Sciver Inks: Prentis Rollins, Drew Geraci, Vicente Cifuentes, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira, …

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Review: Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls

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Batman Vol. 1: The Court of the Owls Collection: Batman issues #1-7 © 2011-2012 Publisher: DC Comics © 2012 Writer: Scott Snyder Pencils: Greg Capullo Inks: Jonathan Glapion Colors: FCO Letters: Richard Starkings, Comicraft’s Jimmy Betancourt Collection Cover: Greg Capullo, FCO Greg Capullo’s work on Batman Vol. 1: The Court of the Owls is spectacular.Right off the bat (lol), I’m …

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Review: Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #7

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Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Kyle Higgins Illustrator: Hendry Preasetya Colours: Matt Herms  Just when things already seem to be at their darkest for the Power Rangers, it gets darker still. Their base destroyed, Alpha and Zordon along with it and now Billy, the Blue Ranger, has been taken hostage. If Alpha was able to react to this, I think it …

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Review: Jem and the Holograms #19

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Publisher: IDW Publishing Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Meredith McClaren Colours: M. Victoria Robado Letters: Shawn Lee The last time the Big Glasgow Comic Page reviewed Jem and the Holograms it was introducing readers to its newest storyline, Ch-Ch-Changes. The writers have now had the chance to set the scene, but readers are at the stage where the storyline needs to …

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Review: The Punisher: Born

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The Punisher: Born Collection: The Punisher: Born issues #1-4 © 2003-2004 Publisher: Marvel / Max © 2004 Writer: Garth Ennis Pencils: Darick Robertson Inks: Tom Palmer Colors: Paul Mounts Letters: Virtual Calligraphy’s Rus Wooton The Punisher: Born had a fantastic art team that totally fit Garth Ennis’ dark and macabre atmosphere. Darick Robertson’s pencils were amazing and surreal. Great layouts …

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Review: Superwoman #2

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Publisher: DC Comics Story & Pencils: Phil Jimenez Inks: Matt Santorelli & Joe Prado Colours: Jeremy Cox Lana Lang, once a normal farm girl, now finds herself at death’s door – perhaps not her best outing as the new hero Superwoman. After being attacked by a strange, humanoid creature, one that easily disposed of Lois Lane, Lana isn’t sure if …

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