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The Dissolution of Peace: East of West Vol 3

Last time we considered Hickman’s use of the themes of love, family, and fatherhood as well as introducing the world, plot, and art. The title of this third trade is “There is No Us” and on the surface, it is about the dissolution of the

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Deception-land: The Manhattan Projects

Last week we explored the major themes in Jonathan Hickman’s East of West. This week we continue with another Hickman series, The Manhattan Projects, and this time the main theme is deception. Hickman does also include his usual themes of hubris, love, and family relationships (particularly

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Pregaming Infinity

Age of Ultron is barely over, but Marvel is already rolling out Infinity, which is the latest major event from the publisher. Events can be a divisive topic for a lot of comic fans, but I tend to enjoy them as long as they’re telling

Graveyard of Empires

News: Lots of Reprints!, Graveyard of Empires,

Peter Panzerfaust #10 is getting a second printing.  I read the first issue and I really liked it, but didn’t have the budget to get into the story at the time.  The neat thing is that this issue sold out despite there being twice as

The Manhattan Projects #2 - Feynman Affirmations

Week 17: The Manhattan Projects #2 vs Wonder Woman #8

Eric’s Book Eric: Thanks to Dan, I’ve become a huge Jonathan Hickman fan. It started with you, Dan, lending me the Fantastic Four trades that lead into FF. This made me appreciate the current Fantastic Four/Future Foudnation storylines in a way that I wouldn’t have

FF #16 - Valeria's feelings about future Valeria

Week 16: FF #16 vs Avenging Spider-Man #5

Eric’s Book Eric: Well, there’s been a bit of a break while I was adjusting to being a father and didn’t really have time to read my comics in the week in which they came out. But we’re back! And we have another brawl between

SHIELD #4 - Nostradomus and the End of the World

Week 7: Batwoman #4 vs S.H.I.E.L.D. Vol 2 #4

Sorry again for the late POW!   Eric’s Book   Eric: In an interesting reversal I have decided to choose Batwoman #4 for my Comic POW! entry this week. While I haven’t hated Batwoman, it hadn’t really spoken to me that much for the first