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Monthly Archives: September 2013

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What Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Might Give Us

The newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is here: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. had its one-hour premiere earlier this week, and it was a solid start to what I feel is a really promising show. A lot of people have already written up their reviews

Code Monkey Save World #1 - Featured Image

Code Monkey Save World #1

We tend not to focus on comic reviews here at Comic POW! We like to take a look at how books or story arcs fit into the greater medium and society. But every once in a while we do take a look at an individual

Mighty Avengers v2 Promotional Artwork: Not your usual team.

Mighty Avengers: Not Just Another Team Book

The Avengers name is a hot property right now. If you go to your local comic shop and look at the shelves, you’ll see seven comics with “Avengers” in the title. That kind of saturation can be confusing for the consumer, making it difficult to

Leaving DC Comics (Except Batman)

I’m just going to jump out in front of this and call it a rant. It’s inspired by Kari’s entry last week: So What’s With Batwoman?: Why This Is Important.   I’d passively read about the Batwoman controversy and shook my head. Batwoman was the subject of a

cover Batwoman #6

So What’s With Batwoman?: Why This Is Important

By now, you’ve probably heard about DC’s rather public PR nightmares from last week. One involved Harley Quinn and a dubious-at-best decision by DC editorial regarding soliciting artwork for an upcoming book. The other revolved around marriage in the DC Universe; specifically it centered on

Satellite Sam #2 - Frustration

Sex, TV, and Murder (Satellite Sam #1 and #2)

I’m a history buff that has a huge breadth of knowledge. I know a bit about nearly every period in history and I know more than a bit in subjects that fascinate me. I’ve considered media history to be one of those areas where I’ve

Daredevil v2 #58 – Introducing the reimagined Night Nurse.

The Night Nurse: Doctor to Superheroes

Very few superheroes are lucky enough to be invulnerable like Superman or have a healing factor like Wolverine, so what happens when they get hurt on the job? Even heroes with good healthcare in their civilian lives may have trouble explaining away gunshot wounds and