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misanthropester reviewed MPH #1 Jun 5, 2014
4.5

This reads like a comic the teenaged Jesse Pinkman would write. There is no theme anywhere nor any kind of engaging metaphor, so overall a disappointment.

MPH #1

By: Mark Millar, Duncan Fegredo
Released: May 21, 2014

The all-new Millarworld Universe kicks into high gear with the launch of Millar and Fegredo's fast and furious miniseries. When a group of hard-luck teens in Motor City stumble upon a street drug called MPH, they gain the power of super speed. Will they use it to save the world? Hell no! Not when there's dolla, dolla bills to be had, y'all. A high-...

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misanthropester added Trees to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Trees

Ten years after they landed. All over the world. And they did nothing, standing on the surface of the Earth like trees, exerting their silent pressure on the world, as if there were no-one here and nothing under foot. Ten years since we learned that there is intelligent life in the universe, but that they did not recognize us as intelligent or aliv...

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misanthropester added Dry Spell to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Dry Spell

Tom Ferris lives in a world of super-heroes streaking across the sky, and hurling themselves over rooftops at night. They are commonplace. But Tom doesn't notice that world anymore, because his world is now made up of spreadsheets, phone bills, software, coffee, and button-down shirts. Each night, he lies awake though, wishing to be the man he was....

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misanthropester added The Returning to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

The Returning

WHY WE LOVE IT: BOOM! We can't get enough innovative mashups of some of our favorite genres: Fantasy, Horror, and Mystery. Plus, we're fascinated with the science of NDE's!

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: Award winning novelist Jason Starr (Wolverine Max, The Chill) and artist Andrea Mutti (Noir, The Executor) deliver a gripping but deeply human d...

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misanthropester added The 7th Sword to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

The 7th Sword

Daniel Cray-a samurai mercenary-stumbles upon the legendary city of ZenZion, a mysterious desert outpost under siege from a vicious warlord. The peace-loving citizenry beg Cray to defend them... forcing Cray to reluctantly draw his deadly "Malathane" sword one last time to battle a relentless army of robots and their savage masters. Science Fiction...

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misanthropester added Brass Sun to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Brass Sun

The Orrery is a clockwork solar system where planets whirl on vast metal arms and the sun of cogs is worshpped as a god. But the sun is dying, the planets are freezing one by one, and cults burn as heretics those who warn of the danger. To save her home, young Wren knows she must first escape it and find the key to restart the sun. An incredible ne...

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misanthropester added Caliban to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Caliban

Master storyteller GARTH ENNIS and Fashion Beast artist FACUNDO PERCIO team up to deliver a haunting new epic of science fiction horror.  The crew of the Caliban travels hyperspace on nothing more than a routine trip for the giant vessel.  Just human beings that have been inside a bit too long, confident of no other life in the Galaxy, and all ...

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misanthropester added Southern Bastards to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Southern Bastards

Welcome to Craw County, Alabama, home of Boss BBQ, the state champion Runnin' Rebs football team...and more bastards than you've ever seen. When you're an angry old man like Earl Tubb, the only way to survive a place like this...is to carry a really big stick. From the acclaimed team of JASON AARON and JASON LATOUR, the same bastards who brought y...

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misanthropester added Legend of Bold Riley to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Legend of Bold Riley

Bold Riley - who has set out to find adventure in the lands beyond her home of Prakkalore - comes across a fragment of bone that shares a tale of lost love. Riley tries to reunite the lost spirit with its beloved, but soon discovers that all is not as it seems.

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misanthropester added Shutter to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Shutter

INDIANA JONES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY!
Marvel Knights: Hulk and GLORY writer JOE KEATINGE teams up with artist extraordinaire LEILA DEL DUCA for her Image Comics debut in an all-new ongoing series combining the urban fantasy of Fables and the globe-spanning adventure of Y: The Last Man. Kate Kristopher, once the most famous explorer of an Earth fa...

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misanthropester added The Last Broadcast to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

The Last Broadcast

WHY WE LOVE IT: Ever wonder what's behind that "No Trespassing" sign? We do! Co-creators André Sirangelo and Gabriel Iumazark takes us deep into the renegade world of urbEx (urban exploration). Throw in a decades-old conspiracy involving vaudeville magicians and occult spiritualists and you've got us hooked.

WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: The cunnin...

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misanthropester added MPH to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

MPH

The all-new Millarworld Universe kicks into high gear with the launch of Millar and Fegredo's fast and furious miniseries. When a group of hard-luck teens in Motor City stumble upon a street drug called MPH, they gain the power of super speed. Will they use it to save the world? Hell no! Not when there's dolla, dolla bills to be had, y'all. A high-...

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misanthropester added Translucid to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Translucid

WHY WE LOVE IT: Claudio Sanchez and Chondra Echert have given us such BOOM! Studios
favorites as KILL AUDIO, THE AMORY WARS and KEY OF Z. Their latest book takes the
superhero trope of "the never-ending battle" and turns it into something you've never seen before.

WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: TRANSLUCID is the superhero story you want but n...

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misanthropester added Minimum Wage to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Minimum Wage

After a nearly 15-year hiatus, BOB FINGERMAN's edgy, critically-acclaimed title returns as a monthly. When last we left Rob and Sylvia they were exchanging vows at the altar. Three years later (in Rob's world), much has changed. Rob has a cell phone. He's 25. And oh yeah - spoiler alert - he's single again. Oops. Living again with his mom, it's get...

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misanthropester added Velvet to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Velvet

ED BRUBAKER and STEVE EPTING redefined Captain America with the "Winter Soldier" saga... and everything they've done so far has been leading to VELVET!

When the world's best secret agent is killed, Velvet Templeton, the Personal Assistant to the Director of the Agency, is drawn off her desk and back into the field for the first time in nea...

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misanthropester added Ghost (2013) to their pull list Jun 5, 2014

Ghost (2013)

Ghost, the hero trapped between two worlds, fights to protect Chicago from extradimensional demons disguised as humans. When a familiar stranger destroys an el train, Ghost makes a deal with a devil for the chance to uncover her own mysterious past. The perfect issue to join this action-packed superhero title!

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