Matthew C. Brown's Comic Reviews

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9.0
Magnus #1

Jun 12, 2017

Dynamite's Magnus is the latest iteration of a vision that began in the capable hands of Russ Manning in 1963. Originally named Magnus, Robot Fighter 4000 AD, the name change is just one part of this invigorating revamp. Magnus not only portrays its titular character as a woman, it drops the baggage that comes with "Robot Fighter". That provides Kyle Higgins and Jorge Forns the freedom to create a more nuanced character and world. And it is in their innovations that this book has just become an essential read.

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10
Shirtless Bear Fighter #1

Jun 20, 2017

This book has all the potential in the world. There is absolutely nothing standing in the way of this energetic new series and the equally energetic team behind it. I look forward to seeing the world of Shirtless Bear-Fighter! broaden its ursine horizons.

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5.0
Star Trek TNG: Mirror Broken #1

May 22, 2017

With our first look at the new Star Trek series, Discovery, coming to CBS All Access later this year, and seeing this show dwell in the period before Kirk and Spock (and therefore also going backwards chronologically), I have to wonder if we will ever get another vision of Star Trek that does what fans believe it can do, and what the show proclaims as its mission: To boldly go where no one has gone before.

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7.0
The Dregs #2

Mar 3, 2017

Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler had me hooked with the book's opening issue (in more ways than one), but I should hope that my first time doesn't become the best it's ever going to be, with each subsequent installment leaving me "chasing the dragon," as they say. Here's the thing " I'm still hooked. But I want to know: Where's that confounded dragon, man?

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