Joshua Winchester's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: PopCultHQ Reviews: 108
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Archie Meets Batman '66 #1

Jun 27, 2018

America's Favorite Boyfriend teaming up with Gotham's Caped Crusader. A story in the making, finally being told. And telling the tale is a team of super-talent. Banded together with one purpose, to show what happens when Archie Comics and DC do a crossover. Grab a copy or be left in the dust trail as the story zooms on.

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Archie Meets Batman '66 #2

Jul 24, 2018

What can be said about a comic like this that is so excellently put together from such a fantastic team? Words like astounding, mind-blowing, cool, and fabulous come to mind. This Archie/DC is the sort of thing that makes throwback projects like this enjoyable for veteran comics lovers, new fans, or just the average person on the street. Another home run hit and worth picking up to be sure.

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Archie's Superteens vs. Crusaders #1

May 30, 2018

Fans of all ages, Archie Comics has a treat for all of you. Get ready to buckle those minds, because they are about to be sent on a roller-coaster ride of excitement. It's a titanic crossover that can only be told by 3 writers, 3 artists and one talented letterer. So don't delay, get a copy of this first issue pre-ordered today.

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Archie's Superteens vs. Crusaders #2

Jul 3, 2018

It's sad to see this series wrap up. So many things about it made it so wonderful to read: its scripts, artwork, the letters, the super nostalgic high it gives off. But there is still hope for it to carry on. So for now, all Archie fans, grab this second part of Archie's Superteens vs Crusaders. Make your series complete and bring home something fun to read.

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Archie: 1941 #1

Aug 21, 2018

War is a serious topic to write about. And writing about Archie and his friends at the start of WWII, now that's some real heavy material there. Issue #1 beautifully sets the stage of what will be a real home-run miniseries from Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn. Plus, dynamic art from Peter Krause, stellar coloring from Kelly Fitzpatrick, and real swell lettering from Jack Morelli. Make sure to mark those calendars and pick up a copy of issue #1 when it hits shops. This is one adventure that fans won't want to miss!

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Backways #1

Oct 25, 2017

PopCultHQs overall assessment:A comic book about a world of magic thats not so far away from the real world. It sounds like it's been done before, but not like this. Justin, Eleonora, Silvia and Marshall have come up with something special, something amazing. This first issue is not like other magic and adventure comics out there, it is tapping into something more in terms of imagination. Everyone who picks it up will love it and keep wanting more.

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Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1

Mar 28, 2018

For all who loved Black Hammer and its various tie-in books, Black Hammer: Age of Doom will be a welcome thing indeed. As the sequel series to the first run, issue #1 brings all the returning team's gifts and abilities to bear. Come back into the world of Black Hammer and see what happens next!

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Bloodshot: Salvation #1

Aug 15, 2017

Bloodshot comics are fan favorites and this new series is sure to be just as loved as the previous ones. But theres something different this time for Bloodshot, something more to the story then what people will expect. Theres more to fight for, more to live for, more to die for. And thats what is sure to make Bloodshot Salvation a real winner.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #2

Oct 25, 2017

For every opening salvo within a great comic book story, there is always the second wave. This issue #2 is that second wave. Bloodshots world is being turned upside down, and his familys future is the high stakes prize. What lengths will he go to in protecting the ones he loves? Pick up issue #2 today and find out.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #3

Nov 15, 2017

Last issue, readers were introduced to Magics family. Now, they will get to see what happens when Bloodshot takes on this messed up clan to protect his wife and daughter. Not to mention things getting crazy for Magic and Jessie in the future as they hunt for the most important man in their life. Issue #3 is a real treat for everyone and worth it, much like issues 1 and 2. Make Bloodshot Salvation #3 one of the first books picked up this New Comic Book Day.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #4

Dec 13, 2017

Here it is readers, the moment you've all been waiting for"the story behind Rampage. A man who is ruthless, has no second thoughts for taking life and will do anything to achieve his goals. Now it is time to draw away the curtain. Be warned, what is seen will be shocking and shake everyone.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #5

Jan 10, 2018

Bloodshot is taking the fight to Magic's family. Magic and Jessie are meanwhile searching for Bloodshot in the future. Threads are being pulled tight as escalation ramps up the story for Bloodshot and his loved ones. Make sure to get a copy of this issue and see what happens as Salvation starts to see the end in sight.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #6

Feb 14, 2018

The game has been taken to new heights. To save baby Jessie, Ray must leave the human world and travel to parts unknown. What that means for everyone's favorite hard-hitting hero, well it certainly means issue #6 is well worth reading and that goes double for issue #7.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #7

Mar 7, 2018

Time to step inside the Deadside. Come along with Bloodshot, baby Jessie and Hound as they make their way through the darkness. Thrill as Bloodshot's internal monologues will guide readers along as he seeks a way to cure his daughter and save her life. But what secrets and monsters dwell within? Dare to read the new issue and find out. 

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Bloodshot: Salvation #8

Apr 11, 2018

What will anyone do for their loved ones? Who will they face down to ensure the safety of their family and children? Questions such as this will arise in issue #8, along with a few startling revelations. So get ready, get set, and get a copy today.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #9

May 16, 2018

For all who wondered where Bloodshot's pal got his start, here is the answer. A lifetime ago, born into a world of war and violence and bloodshed. It is the Genesis of a hero, even one who chases his tail or whimpers in his sleep. A worthwhile addition to the Bloodshot Salvation line and the Bloodshot universe.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #11

Jul 9, 2018

Action, suspense, emotional upheaval. Nail-biting anticipation of what will be coming next. All of this and more gets delivered within these pages. Ray is closing in on the means to get home to his loved ones. And Magic and Jessie are finding themselves in a serious situation. What will happen? Will there be any sort of happy ending? It's a safe bet that there's a lot to except in here and in the final issue.

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Bloodshot: Salvation #12

Aug 7, 2018

This is it Valiant lovers and Bloodshot fans! Final bow and then exit stage left for the hero. What happens in here will have far-reaching impact across the character's story. And it's all thanks to the fine team that's been working on the series. Make sure to pick up what is assuredly an amazing conclusion.

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Captain America (2018) #1

Jul 4, 2018

Give a cheer, the 4th of July is here. With it, the return of one of comics' most sterling and patriotic heroes. A man who has fought the good fight since the Golden Age, and will no doubt continue to do so until the day comics fall from grace. Captain America, the first Avenger, is back in action, and up against a dangerous new threat that will test his mettle to the core.

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Captain America (2018) #3

Sep 5, 2018

Cap's hunt for these rouge Nukes is reaching new levels. Having enlisted help from Black Panther and Wakandan allies, there's more to this mission than simply taking down Nuke copies. It's about fighting against foes who would seek to strike at the very soul of the nation. And in taking the fight to this unseen enemy, it promises adventure and excitement that will hold readers fast and not let go.

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Deadpool: Assassin #1

Jun 13, 2018

Deadpool at his finest in an all-new series. See the movie star and anti-hero do it all: fight, eat, break the 4th wall, and more. Marvel presents, from a fine team of creatives, another Merc with a Mouth masterpiece.

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Deadpool: Assassin #2

Jun 27, 2018

Fighting down in New Orleans. Taking down baddies with guns, swords and other creative methods. Deadpool is in Cajun country and that means it's about to get spicy bloody in the swamps and streets. What will Deadpool do when he's confronted by multiple menaces all with murder on the mind? Pick up the sterling second installment and find out Merry Marvel fans!

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Deadpool: Assassin #3

Jul 11, 2018

Oh my stars and garters! It's about to get a tad nasty down in New Orleans. Deadpool is up against the wall and facing some mighty tough customers. And that's right, all of these fine folks are from the Assassins Guild. That means good old DP is gonna have to get his hands dirty and his blades bloody again. But what comes after the fight is done? Well, true believers are going to have to pick up the book and read it for themselves.

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Deadpool: Assassin #4

Jul 25, 2018

Awwww"Deadpool gonna take us home tonight. Awwww"down beside that red firelight. And he gonna show us how to get things done. It's a major mission/kill-crazy issue here. Chock full of one-liners, adventure, gratuitous violence and, of course"ninjas! Because what Deadpool comic is complete without ninjas. Many bloody/severed thumbs up go to buying this comic and taking it home right away.

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Deadpool: Assassin #5

Aug 15, 2018

Welcome, dear Deadpool lovers. It's getting time to almost reach the end of this little multi-part murder spree. There's been a lot of laughs, a lot of deaths, and a whole lotta Deadpool. It's been such a trip with the entire creative team. This issue is a great set-up to a sure-fired epic ending. Don't miss out!

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Dept. H #23

Feb 14, 2018

Welcome to issue #23, and with it some startling revelations. The reasons behind the murders of Hari and Mia's father are revealed, and with it Mia is faced with a new challenge. Where does she go from here? Where do the readers go from here? Pick up a copy of issue #23 and see what is unfolding.

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Divinity #0

Aug 15, 2017

Stop the presses because Divinity #0 is out of this world! Literally, it will take its readers across time and space, have them traverse the great unknown and have them asking questions. More then just what is going to happen next or why is this so good, but deeper questions, the kind one would normally find only in a philosophy class at a major university. So come along and join the characters on this journey, and perhaps something will be learned along the way to change lives.

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Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #1

Mar 7, 2018

Journey back to the Golden Age, back to the 1940's and WWII. To a time of heroes and adventures, a shining and glorious time. That is what Jeff Lemire and the rest of the team working on this comic have set out to achieve. And in a style that pays homage to a certain star-themed hero from a different publisher, it is crystal clear that this is one comic series people won't want to miss.

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Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #2

Mar 28, 2018

Every hero reaches a point where their deeds and actions affect not only their world, but worlds beyond Earth. In wanting to reach to the stars and see what is out there, Doctor Star will see what a terrible cost it is and how much it will ripple into his present while trying to reconcile with his son.

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Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #3

Apr 25, 2018

There is something of a yin and yang to the latest Doctor Star comic. A good and bad balance, reflecting the sorrow and guilt he is wracked with, yet also reflecting a bright spark of hope and wonder too. All who pick up a copy of the book will see this for themselves, and be pricked by another yearning urge to know what happens next.

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Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #4

May 30, 2018

Over the course of Doctor Star, readers have been introduced to a hero who has flown high and fallen low because of his heroics. Now, see the end of the story and witness a return to grace for Doctor Star and his son. A fitting end to a series that has shown the true measure of what it means to be a hero.

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Dry County #1

Feb 28, 2018

Rich Tommaso is giving readers something new. A story about an ordinary guy who falls in love. But within that love, there is bound to be something more, something dangerous that will send the hero Lou Rossi down a path that will leave him changed. So take a chance, pick up a copy of issue #1 and see what awaits for Lou inside.

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Dry County #2

Apr 11, 2018

There is nothing quite like a Rich Tommaso comic. Every time a new issue comes out, it only adds to the overall fabulousness of the previous one. People who are either devoted Rich readers or newcomers will get a real kick out of the latest issue and the first one as well.

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Elsewhere #1

Aug 4, 2017

Speaking secondly as a fan of history, this is a fabulous concept! The mystery of what happened to Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan in 1937 is still one of the great unsolved stories of history. A comic that has her showing up on another world, getting into what is clearly going to be Flash Gordon-style adventures, well its just about the best kind of story anyone could ask for. Whatever happens moving forward with this series, theres no doubt it will be spectacular!

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Elsewhere #2

Sep 6, 2017

Elsewhere #2 is out and that means more adventures of Amelia Earhart on an alien planet. What happens next in her adventure and who she encounters only keeps stirring the pot of awesome and fantastic that is being produced by the series' team, and each members contributions showcase how they make the story progress and move along and come to life. This all serves to entice people to want to keep reading and see what is going to happen next issue.

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Empowered & Sistah Spooky #1

Dec 20, 2017

What happens when a sitcom like Gilmore Girls or Buffy the Vampire Slayer gets paired with superhero comics? The end result is this latest in the adventures of Empowered and Sistah Spooky. Make sure to lock your doors and keep your loved ones close, and get ready for one wild and horrifying ride through High School Hell. Don't stand there and delay, make sure to get a copy today.

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Eternity #1

Oct 4, 2017

PopCultHQs overall assessment:Buckle up comics fans, it's time to blast off for another adventure. This time Divinity and his wife will be put to the ultimate test, one that will take them to the limits. So loyal Valiant fans and lovers of comics, take a dive into the first issue of this new series!

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Eternity #2

Nov 29, 2017

With a story that takes readers all across the universe, it's only fitting that things get more cosmic. Matt, Trevor and David working together bring another smashing success to readers with this book. Whatever comes with issue #3, it will be just as exciting as things are now with issue #2.

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Eternity #4

Jan 31, 2018

A cosmic comic series on an epic scale has come to an end. This, the final chapter of Eternity, wraps up the current plot line for both Abram, Myshka and their family. But it also raises other questions too that will leave people wanting more. To all Valiant readers and fans of Abram Adams, do not miss out on issue #4.

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Faith and the Future Force #2

Aug 31, 2017

Time and space threatened, and only Faith and the Timewalker teaming up with more superheroes can save it. That alone spells out an amazing and awesome second issue to this epic miniseries for readers. Nothing more to be said, because that would spoil it for everyone. Buy the issue, enjoy the adventure and then keep reading. Its something to not be missed!

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Ghost Station Zero #1

Aug 4, 2017

Guns, explosions, visiting exotic locales, and a race to uncover military secrets long thought buried. Thats what readers are getting with the start of Ghost Station Zero, and its a heavy serving of action, alongside eye-popping art to boot! This is sure to be a great sequel to Johnston and Chankhammas first Baboushka series, and is a great homage to the spy genre!

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Ghost Station Zero #2

Sep 14, 2017

Baboushka and her mission to track down the Ghost Station Zero take a surprising turn during this issue. Theres adventure around every corner as the team of Johnston, Chankhamma and Bowland pull out the stops and turn things up a notch or six. Double crosses, a deadly death-trap, surprising encounters and high speed chases, many fine elements which bring that extra spice to any good spy adventure. Will Baboushka get further along in her mission to find the Ghost Station Zero? Read issue #2 and find out.

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Giants #1

Dec 6, 2017

For a first outing in the American comics market, Carlos and Miguel are coming out of the gate with a bang. There's nothing like a well-scripted, well-drawn comic that is a clear labor of love to announce one's selves to a new audience and group of readers. GIANTS is on the path to be a real gem of a series and it all starts here with issue #1.

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Gideon Falls #1

Feb 14, 2018

Welcome to Gideon Falls. It may seem like any other small town, but there's something wrong with it. And it will take Father Wilfred and a man named Norton to uncover what dark secrets lie behind the seemingly pleasant exterior, and give way to the dark interior. Come along for a new and frightening ride. Come and visit Gideon Falls.

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Gideon Falls #2

Apr 11, 2018

What is the purpose behind the Black Barn? And what of Father Quinn? Will Norton and his therapist uncover the secrets of barn? Pick up issue #2 and find out.

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Hellboy: Krampusnacht #1

Dec 20, 2017

Christmas is nearly here and that means comics companies are gearing up for the holiday. Mike Mignola, Adam Hughes and Clem Robins came together with Dark Horse to give the gift of a Hellboy Christmas story. And while it may not have any of the holly jolly goodness of any typical Christmas ta;e, this is one story that is a great buy for any Hellboy fan. It's gritty and has edge, not to mention that usual Hellboy punch of excitement.

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Jimmy's Bastards #5

Nov 22, 2017

Jimmy and Nancy have themselves in hot water. Theres danger galore as the gender fluid wreaks havoc and Jimmy confronts Junior. Its another slam-bang fantastic chapter from Garth Ennis and Russ Braun. For everyone who has not read the series yet and loves spy adventures, this is for you.

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John Carpenter's Tales of Science Fiction #3

Sep 27, 2017

It is very sad to see this as the final issue of John Carpenters Science Fiction Tales: Vault. The whole series was like one of Johns movies, a fantastic plot (provided by James), beautiful scenery/art (provided by Andres), outstanding colors (provided by Sergio) and top quality lettering (provided by Janice). Together, this team gave readers and John Carpenter fans one heck of a series. Worthy of being turned into a movie, whatever comes next for the John Carpenter title and this team, it will be nothing less than great.

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Kick-Ass (2018) #1

Feb 14, 2018

Ladies and gents, this is the moment you've waited for. Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. are back once again. That means it's time for another high-action, character-infused series within the realm of Kick-Ass. So grab those super-suits and bully clubs, come along for the ride, and meet the new face behind the Kick-Ass mask. It's going to be another wild time.

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Kid Sherlock #3

Aug 23, 2017

Kid Sherlock isa series that just keeps on being fun. Its an exciting read because it is reminiscent of such boy detectives as Encyclopedia Brown and the Hardy Boys, but instead takes the Master Detective and his faithful friend into the role of junior sleuths. Solving crimes in the schools halls and on the playground, nothing will keep Sherlock and Watson from finding answers and solving the mystery in this weeks issue.

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Kingsman: The Red Diamond #1

Sep 6, 2017

The bright boys at Kingsman are back in Kingsman: The Red Diamond, so grab some spy gear, cue up an intense theme song and get down with saving the world once more. Theres a villain to be thwarted, humanity to save and lots of choice story, art, colors and dialogue to be had in this first issue. So make no mistake, this is going to be one spy story to not be missed!

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Kingsman: The Red Diamond #2

Oct 11, 2017

Who says a villain can't play more cards from the deck? Red Diamond is making his move and Eggsy finds himself going from London to New York and getting right in the thick of things. The big question is, can he get himself out out of this latest jam and work to save the day? Read this latest issue and find out.

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Kingsman: The Red Diamond #4

Dec 13, 2017

The game is afoot as the world plunges toward total chaos. Eggsy and Kwaito find themselves up to their necks in trouble. At home, Eggsy's mum and family deal with the most harrowing aspect, civil unrest and widespread mayhem. Everyone is in a spot of bother now, but readers will have to see how things turn out by getting this book!

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Kingsman: The Red Diamond #5

Jan 10, 2018

Eggsy's latest Kingsman assignment is nearly done. Issue #5 raises the stakes more and brings interesting surprises about. It's going to be a hair-raising finish as things come to a head. All Kingsman fans and Image readers should make sure to pick up this week's book before the grand finale.

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Mae (2018) #1

Jun 18, 2018

Gene Ha's world of Mae is one that is pure gold-standard excellent. Every aspect about it, from the story down to the lettering, helps to sell it. And with its success as a Kickstarter project, it will only serve to give it strength when it returns this June with a second series debuting alongside the volume one TPB at Lion Forge.

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Mage: The Hero Denied #1

Aug 15, 2017

This has been a long time coming. Mage: The Hero Defined was published from 1997-1999. It has been over 18 years since the second installment in Kevin Matchsticks adventures was published. Now, readers will finally get to see it. The third act, and with it, the final curtain and bow for Kevin Matchstick, the reborn Arthur Pendragon. Its something no one will want to miss out on.

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Mage: The Hero Denied #2

Sep 13, 2017

Kevins cover is all but blown as magical threats are practically at the door. Enemies of darkness are marshaling their power and ready to send even more opponents to test Kevins power and abilities. But hes got an ace up his sleeve that will surprise readers when they pick up this second issue.Whether or not that ace can help protect his loved ones will remain to be seen.

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Mage: The Hero Denied #4

Nov 15, 2017

What happens when Kevin decides to try and take the fight to his enemies? Things dont exactly turn out how he planned. Its an action-filled, magic-heavy chapter this time around, with lots of fantastic classic Kevin Matchstick-style sorcery at play. In other words, dont miss out because readers will find themselves anxiously awaiting issue #5. Grab a copy of Mage: The Hero Denied #4 and see what happens next!

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Mage: The Hero Denied #7

Mar 14, 2018

 There's all manner of magical mystery and evil afoot. Kevin is in pursuit of the questing beast, and his enemies are pulling a noose tight that could threaten to choke both him and his beloved family. What steps will be taken? Only that can be revealed by getting the latest issue.

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Mage: The Hero Denied #9

Jun 13, 2018

Matt is getting ready to wrap things up. He has been writing the adventures of Kevin Pendragon for a long time now and the story is nearly coming to its end. Once it ends, oh what an ending it will be. It will be of the sort that is talked about by comic readers for years to come. A fitting conclusion and last act to a very dramatic saga series.

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Mage: The Hero Denied #10

Jul 17, 2018

All of it is coming to an end. A few more issues and the last chapter of Mage closes. While it's not present within the script or art elements, there is an air of solemnity here. Because it means that as Kevin and the others ready themselves, it's going to be over soon. Almost too soon.

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Mage: The Hero Denied #11

Aug 15, 2018

There's magic in the air this issue. And no, not candlelight romance and soothing music. No, this is the magic of threads drawing tight and the end being prepared. What will follow is a battle unlike any other. Kevin, Magda, and Umbra Sprite all are gearing up for the end. And whatever that end may be, it will be as astounding as the other Mage tales.

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Mage: The Hero Denied #12

Sep 11, 2018

There's a sense of sadness that may come over fans as this issue is enjoyed. It means that there are two issues left before the finale of this, the last chapter of Kevin Matchstick. But there is also a sense of excitement too. Because to wrap up a narrative that has been going on since the 1980s, means that there can only be an ending of the sort that will echo throughout comic book history. So don't miss out, get a copy of Mage: The Hero Denied #12 today.

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Manifest Destiny #30

Aug 11, 2017

What can be said about Manifest Destiny that hasnt already been said. This whole series and everything about it, every component is magnificent. The whole team works well together, and there is no doubt they will continue to work well together as they bring to life this fantastic fictionalized account of one of the nations great exploratory expeditions.

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Millarworld Annual #2

Sep 22, 2017

PopCultHQs overall assessment:Millarworld Annual 2017 is another fine example of what it means to give budding creatives a chance to do what they love, write and draw comics. Inside these 28 pages lies the work of people who are going to go on to do great things in the industry. This annual is worth getting not only because its chock full of some of Millars finest characters, but because it showcases what people can do creatively when given the chance to show off their gifts.

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Monstro Mechanica #1

Oct 25, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci was one of historys greatest minds. Artist, inventor, man of science and much more. Take a dive into history with this series exploring his early days during the Renaissance, with his loyal apprentice by his side through the chaos and strife of the politics and wars of the time. Not to mention their giant robot, a wondrous being ripped from the pages of a sci-fi film and at the command of one of the Masters himself. History lovers will get a kick out of it, and fans of Paul and Chriss works will delight to see these two working together.

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Ninja-K (2017) #1

Nov 15, 2017

Ninjak returns to Valiant with a new series. With Ninja-K, this first issue is a real smorgasbord for returning readers and new readers. Theres heavy action, fantastic dialogue, eye-popping art and colors. Its a splash-down for Valiant and the new team working to bring Ninja-Ks world to more fans. Make a point to pick up a copy of this issue, its not one to be missed!

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Ninja-K (2017) #3

Jan 24, 2018

It's wall-to-wall action in issue #3 of Ninja-K. Intense fights, villains revealed, clever exchanges of banter and dialogue. The sort of thing that makes Ninjak a great hero and a great comic, with this issue being no exception for fans. With the plot thickening, everyone is not going to want to miss out on this or the other issues that are ahead.

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Ninja-K (2017) #6

Apr 11, 2018

May all who pick up issue #6, be aware. It's jam-packed full of all sorts of goodies: an amazing story, crazy epic art, eye-popping colors and fabulous lettering. The team for the book is each of them fine persons and together they've produced top-notch work.

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Ninja-K (2017) #7

May 16, 2018

It's the calm before the storm. A final plan of action followed by the first foray into war. A war Ninja-K pulled himself into while discovering the secrets of MI6's Ninja program. And at the end of this terrible fight, there will be many consequences. What they are, only the next installment will tell.

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Ninja-K (2017) #9

Jul 17, 2018

It's an all-out brawl to the death here. Every instance of sabotage and adventure leads to fights like these. The kind that carry over from one issue into another. And the outcome will not surprise readers, but will certainly give a shock of what direction the overall story is heading. Highly recommended and encouraged to be read.

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Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe #2

Feb 21, 2018

Let the plot be kicked up a notch. Things are heating up as Valiant's various heroes confront one of their own, and the plot thickens in the process. It's a page turner of epic proportions that is only going to pull Valiant's loyal fans further in and draw in newcomers as well.

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Oblivion Song #1

Mar 1, 2018

Come one and come all. Enter into Oblivion. A land where nothing is what it seems and danger abounds. See the start of Nathan Cole's saga to once again traverse this dread place and bring as many of Philadelphia's citizens back into the world as he can. It's thrills and chills and all waiting within these printed pages.

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Portal Bound #0

Feb 7, 2018

Welcome readers and Aspen Comics fans of all ages. Welcome to issue #0 of Portal Bound. Come explore the world of Havos and be drawn into a brand new adventure of science-fiction excellence coupled with youthful teen spirit and energy. Thrill to the work of the dedicated team of Mark, Gabe, Alex, Wes and Zen. Don't delay, get a copy today!

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Quantum Age: From the World of Black Hammer #1

Jun 27, 2018

Time to bring Black Hammer into the world of tomorrow, today. Meet the Quantum League. A team unlike any other, bringing heroes together from all walks of life. But what happens when the fight is too much for them? What disastrous consequences await the valiant group? Loyal Black Hammer lovers will need to get a copy and find out.

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10
Redlands #1

Aug 11, 2017

This comic is frightening! It's pure horror genius! Bellaire, Del Rey and Cowles are the perfect trio working in concert to bring this fright fest of a series to life. Readers will keep turning the pages to find out what happens next but at the same time they will be filled with fear because of what could happen next. Even though this series is an original creation, it smacks of the classic horror/monster comics of the 1950s and 1970s. It is sure to become a fast favorite for all who pick it up.

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10
Redlands #2

Aug 31, 2017

This second issue doesnt stop at the door, it kicks in the door and brings the leading ladies right into the reader's face with a mystery that seems to challenge their power base in Redlands. Get ready for some Law and Order-style detective work here, mixed with magic and murder. Nothing will turn people away, they only get drawn in as the tale keeps unfolding.

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10
Redlands #3

Oct 11, 2017

PopCultHQs overall assessment:For every new issue of Redlands, the team of Jordie, Vanesa and Clayton serves up a helping of horror and police procedural that is a delight. Cues are taken from some of the best aspects of the horror genre, wedded to CSI style police work. That balance is one on the long list of reasons why people should pick up the new issue and see how great it is for themselves.

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10
Redlands #6

Feb 21, 2018

Redlands has come to its end. For now that is. And with that ending there is a sense of sadness, and yet of relief too. A relief that the heroes will be given closure, the kind that lends itself to moving forward with life, real or fictional. But it's clear that there are more stories to tell, will be told as time marches on, and the team of Jordie, Vanesa and Clayton will return.

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10
Rick and Morty #30

Sep 27, 2017

PopCultHQs overall assessment:Another zany installment of the Rick and Morty comic book hits stands today. And once again like its cartoon counterpart, it delivers up a one-two style that beats out everything else. The stories presented in this book are dynamite, the product of a great team of creative forces working together. Everyone who reads it will get a kick out of it.

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10
Rick and Morty Presents: The Vindicators #1

Mar 7, 2018

Ohhhh snap - it's the return of the Vindicators, folks. That's right, the most "effective" super-team in the Rick and Morty-verse have returned and they need the help of that drunkenly dynamic science duo. So come along as things get crazy, super awesome, and downright wacky.

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10
Savage Dragon #226

Aug 31, 2017

A story that does not tie into the overall plot of Savage Dragon, this story has a serious political edge to it. It is almost a direct response to things happening throughout the world, but put within the context of a superhero comic. Readers will no doubt find this delightful, others may be upset by it, but all should remember, it's only a comic book and should be treated as such, a story. Its a darn fine story, but its still just a story.

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10
Scales And Scoundrels #1

Sep 6, 2017

PopCultHQs overall assessment:For readers who enjoy dragons, treasure, adventures and magic, there is all that to be found within the pages of Scales and Scoundrels #1. It is reminiscent of classic sword and sorcery books and comics from several decades ago, but there is no copying or homage giving in this series. Readers will find themselves pushed into a new world of adventures just waiting to be found, and will come back for more and to see what happens next to Luvander.

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10
Scales And Scoundrels #2

Oct 11, 2017

Magic, adventure and treasure"All the classic components of a great fantasy novel, now presented in issue #2. The three creators on SCALES & SCOUNDRELS are clearly having a lot fun while producing this work and it is apparent with the symmetry shown on the pages. Fans and new readers will very much enjoy picking up this comic and seeing what excitement lies in its pages.

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10
Spawn #277

Aug 31, 2017

Spawn continues his adventure in Japan as the case takes a strange twist. Plus an encounter with a being who may prove to be a match for this dark hero. Tune in and read this issue and be prepared for action, mayhem and a stellar cliffhanger!

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9.0
Spy Seal #1

Aug 15, 2017

From the get go, readers will see that Rich Tommaso is emulating the style of Herg and his famous TinTin adventures. In short, it is a riveting adventure that will be a fun series for fans of Tommasos works, and fans of spy comics and TinTin too. There is one issue within these pages, that of the character of Angora. Her design and style of speak will lead people to assume she is like the stereotyped Asian characters from 1960s movies and television when she is in fact quite the opposite. Other than that, everything else about this comic is first-rate. An excellent beginning to what is sure to be a thrilling series.

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10
Spy Seal #2

Sep 14, 2017

Malcolms first mission as a British secret agent takes a surprising turn. He finds himself up to his neck in trouble. With trouble comes a new mission, and with a new mission, new adventures, plus gadgets that any spy could never do without. But his mission takes a new direction when he is paired with a veteran agent. Wherever Malcolm and his new partner will be sent on the trail of the Corten-Steel Phoenix, it will be one exciting ride that everyone will not want to miss out on.

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10
Spy Seal #4

Nov 29, 2017

Rich Tommasos first outing in the realm of spy comics made a real splash. He poured his heart and a lot of dedication into every issue and it showed. Fans of the comic wont have long to wait, Spy Seal will return next year for round two in the world of espionage. Until then, make sure to pick up a copy of Issue #4 and enjoy!

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The Gravediggers Union #1

Nov 1, 2017

Welcome to the world of The Gravediggers Union. They are the guardians of life, protectors of mankind against all kinds of thing that bump in the night. If theres a problem to be solved, theyre on the job. Wes Craig, Toby Cypress, Niko Guardia and Jared K. Fletcher have landed big time with this series. Its going to be a real treat to watch what they do together as it moves forward.

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The Gravediggers Union #2

Dec 6, 2017

When the going gets tough, the Gravediggers seek help from a witch. Knowledge of their enemy is gained. And readers will see for the first time, just what sort of evil the team will have to face as the story continues. And while this issue is not a high-flying dangerfest, it still is important for its value to the plot. It's another fine piece of work from Wes, Toby, Niko and Jared and therefore worth picking up today.

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The Gravediggers Union #5

Mar 7, 2018

Everyone is poised for the end of all things. Morgan and the Black Temple celebrate the final moments, while the Gravediggers seek answers to find Cole's daughter and thwart the Temple's plans for world destruction. Action, with intense plot escalation and more, await within.

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The Mighty Crusaders (2017) #3

Jan 24, 2018

This latest installment of The Mighty Crusaders is a doozy. Ian, Kelsey, Ryan, Matt, and Jack working in concert are producing another great chapter in the story of Dark Circle Comics premiere superhero team. There are some surprises near the end of the comic, the kind that will bring back regular readers and draw in new ones.

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The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

Sep 16, 2018

11 years ago, the first issue of The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite came out. 9 years ago, Gerard Way announced the title of this, the third installment of his work with Gabriel B of their famous team. And at last, here it is. An opening gambit to kick off a long-awaited reunion. It's jam-packed with everything people have wanted and waited for: The Children, adventure, crazy super-heroics, villains, a hidden secret. All adding up to be a sure-fire foray into the familiar world of the Hargreeves family.

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Tony Stark: Iron Man #3

Aug 15, 2018

Tony Stark makes you feel he's a cool exec with a heart of steel. Or rather a heart of gold and a brain of pure imagination. This issue, Tony and friends are headed into cyberspace. Take a journey into The Great eScape. But be careful, because Machine Man wants to crash the party. A thrilling third issue that sets the stage for more to come.

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8.0
Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1

Mar 13, 2018

Stan Sakai has been delighting people and fans around the world since first creating Usagi Yojimbo and his world in 1984. Once again, Stan brings readers back into Usagi's world, where more adventures awaits all who pick up a copy of this first issue and dive in. 

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Vinegar Teeth #1

Jan 17, 2018

A period piece comic that takes its cue from the master of horror and Lethal Weapon? Now that spells out a recipe for success. Under the guiding hands of Damon and Troy, working alongside Guy, readers are brought into the world of Brick City. Come along with its top cop Artie Buckle, as he descends into a case that will be unlike any other. Action, adventure, horror, monsters, nothing short of pure wonderment for comics lovers.

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Vinegar Teeth #3

Mar 14, 2018

It's time to step into the center ring and see what frights lurk in the shadows of Brick City. As Buckle and his partner battle hordes of the shambling dead, waiting in the wings are unseen forces waiting to make a move and strike at the city and all its denizens. Things shall be revealed this issue, things that will make readers not want to look away.

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10
VS #1

Feb 7, 2018

VS #1 has brought glorified combat out from the reaches of Earth and into the stars. Welcome to a planet where the wars are not fought for honor and glory, but for ratings and money. The bread and circuses of an alien world, all laid out in glorious story, art, color and letters for Image Comics fans. This is a book that should not be missed out on, because if this first issue says anything, it's that people are in for a wild ride.

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VS #2

Mar 14, 2018

 The wars continue for Flynn and his squad. Another battle approaches as he works to salvage things from the debacle of the previous broadcast. The big question is"can Flynn sort things out within himself as well as his public image? Pick up a copy of issue #2 and find out.

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VS #3

Apr 11, 2018

As with Dorothy, it's time for a peek behind the curtain. Prepare to meet the "heads" of the wars, who may ultimately decide the fate of Satta Flynn. What will await Flynn on the next field of combat as well as off it. Picking up this issue will start to answer some of those questions.

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VS #4

May 30, 2018

What's going to happen when Flynn comes back to the war, souped up for more? Only reading the latest story will tell it all. Get ready for some danger, some adventure and some unexpected surprises along the way.

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VS #5

Jul 17, 2018

Hard to believe this is it. The end. Final curtain. Game over for Satta and his friends in the Games. But they won't go down without a fight. Or do they go down at all? What madness awaits and secrets will be revealed? Get a copy of Issue #5 and find out.

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10
War Bears #1

Aug 13, 2018

If people are fans of Margaret Atwood and her amazing writing, then this is the comic for them. And if they are equal fans of throwback comics to a time when the world was on the brink and superheroes were a fresh concept bringing four-color hope to the world, then they will love this series even more. With stellar artwork from Ken Steacy, issue #1 is sure to be a hot seller and begs the promise of more great material from this team to come.

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10
Warframe #1

Oct 24, 2017

Welcome to the world of Warframe. A dark future for mankind, with a war that has the odds stacked against the human race. A war of technology and monsters, with noble warriors to champion the people. Its another fantastic comic from Image/Top Cow, with a stellar creative force working on it.

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10
Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander #1

Apr 4, 2018

Sharpen your weapons and gird yourselves for war. It is time to return to ancient Greece, land of warriors and heroes, kings and gods. Another tale unfolds within, of an epic struggle ten years before Leonidas and his Spartans make their stand at Thermopylae. Come along and see the glory of Alexander the Great and the stage being set for the rise of Xeroxes.

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Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander #2

May 2, 2018

War comes to Athens. Darius and his fleet threaten the very safety of the great city-state herself. Her army is weary from the battle of Marathon. Can the troops and citizens stand against the might of Persia? Issue #2 presents all these answers and more in the next exciting and thrilling chapter of the series.

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10
Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander #3

Jun 3, 2018

Issue #3 will surprise people. Maybe even shock them. But it is Frank focusing on a part of Xerxes' life that was not geared solely towards war. Instead, it draws attention to the period where his focus was on the kingdom, and on finding himself love. And in doing so, bringing about one of the books of the Bible to life.

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Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander #4

Jul 4, 2018

A time of war is upon the world again. Mighty Greece is being roused to combat by Alexander. And Darius III rules all Persia and Egypt. Now with rebellion afoot, battle is joined. And two powers clash once again.

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