Comics & Graphic Novels

I love reading comic books and graphic novels. This section of the blog is all about the different books I have read and any other related thoughts on sequential art.

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Venom Shines in Black

Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman’s run on Venom has come to an end with the spectacular 200th issue of the comic. The cool thing is that you don’t have to read 200 issues to catch up. Their tenure in the comics started…

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The Immortal Hulk is Incredible

The Immortal Hulk is the new on-going comic book series that offers a fresh new take on the character. In this story world, Bruce Banner doesn’t simply turn in to the Hulk when he gets angry; the Hulk only appears…

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The Green Lantern – Season 1

As far as binge-reading goes, this one wasn’t nearly as involved as my last few deep dives in to Green Lantern comics. This one spans 12 issues of the title plus a three-issue mini-series. The Green Lantern: Volume 1 –…

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Hal Jordan and The Green Lantern Corps

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps I just binge-read this entire series over the course of two weeks. Vol 1 – Sinestro’s Law (2017) Vol 2 – Bottled Light (2017) Vol 3 – Quest for the Blue Lanterns (2017)…

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Stargirl’s Comics Origin (Stars And S.T.R.I.P.E.)

Stargirl is my all-time favourite superhero television show. Season One last year was absolutely incredible and if you haven’t seen it yet. I highly recommend brushing up on it before the second season arrives. You won’t be disappointed. I wanted…

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Green Lantern Binge #2

Earlier this year, I dived into the fourth volume of Green Lantern comics and binge-read six years worth of books in just a few weeks. That series ended with a cliffhanger that made me want to jump right into the…

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The Seventh Doctor and Ace Still Travelling in Comics

Doctor Who – The Seventh Doctor: Operation Volcano The Doctor and Ace are back with a brand new adventure that matches the tone of the classic Doctor Who series. It’s like they haven’t missed a beat from when the show…

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Hannah’s Life Panel by Panel

The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth by Ken Krimstein Hannah Arendt was a philosopher and political theorist who coined the term totalitarianism. Her works have been hugely influential. And we finally get to hear her story in…

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Green Lantern Comics Binge

Binge watching television is a popular activity these days. This is when you tackle entire seasons of television, or even a whole series, in rapid succession. I thought that I would take this idea and apply it to comic books….

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