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SECRET WARS #9 [Review]

The final chapter in Jonathan Hickman’s masterpiece, Secret Wars arrives with issue #9. The hardest thing to do, especially with Marvel, is have an ending to such a large scale crossover live up to the expectation set by the brilliant beginning. The stakes were even higher here as Secret Wars was ending all of the […]

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SECRET WARS #7 [Review]

Marvel has a pretty strange approach to ending its long standing universe and launching a new one simultaneously. It’s been a while since the main Secret Wars tale unfolded, with their focus shifting to all the new #1’s that have been pouring out of Marvel each week. There have been a few patches of confusion, […]

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SECRET WARS #5 [Review]

Jonathan Hickman is and has always been a strong writer in the world of comic books, and his contributions to Marvel since 2009 have been among his best. Heavy on science fiction theory and with deep character motivation and development, his incarnations of long standing heroes rank high above most. Secret Wars, so far, is […]

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SECRET WARS #4 [Review]

The Marvel 616 universe has been around since 1961, and the Ultimate 1610 universe has been around since 2000. To end both of them simultaneously in order to relaunch the Marvel Comics universe is extremely ambitious. For a writer to pull this off flawlessly is nearly impossible, but not unlike God Doom himself, Jonathan Hickman […]

Comic Review: JUPITER’S CIRCLE

As fans of superhero saga, Jupiter’s Legacy eagerly await the release date for Volume 2, series writer Mark Millar is doing his best to make the wait bearable by penning a prequel series – Jupiter’s Circle. Set in the USA circa 1959, Circle stars The Utopian, Lady Liberty and other first generation super humans in […]

The Comic Review Round-Up, 11.27.13 Edition

Welcome back to Kabooooom’s weekly comic review round-up! We’ve got the first of J. Michael Straczynksi’s new Terminator series, Terminator: Salvation: The Final Battle up first, plus a the third issue of Unlikely Heroes Studios’ Super! and the finale to Marvel and Jonathan Hickman’s Infinity! TERMINATOR: SALVATION: THE FINAL BATTLE #1/ Written by J. MICHAEL […]