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Comic Review: Invincible #105
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Invincible #105Invincible #105
Written by Robert Kirkman
Penciled by Ryan Ottley
Inked by Cliff Rathburn
Colored by John Rauch
Lettered by Rus Wooton
Covers by Ryan Ottley & John Rauch
Image Comics
Release Date: September 4, 2013
Cover Price: $2.99

Invincible #105 starts out in the middle of the action. Rex, manning the control center for the Guardians of the Globe orbiting space base, is shouting into his headset, commanding drones. While down on Earth, Invincible is casually chatting on the phone while stopping a bank robbery. All the while, on the Moon, Thragg is sentenced to exile.

Kirkman’s writing in this particular issue is great, flows well, and is easy to understand, even without having read previous issues. Dealing with the issues of lost power and adjusting to change, the focus of this issue is more on the characters trying to deal with their fears and feelings of being overwhelmed.

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Comic Review: The Walking Dead #113
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The Walking Dead #113The Walking Dead #113
Written by Robert Kirkman
Art by Charlie Adlard
Colored by Cliff Rathburn
Lettered by Rus Wooton
Edited by Sean Machiewicz
Cover by Charlie Adlard
Image Comics
Release Date: August 14, 2013
Cover Price: $2.99

The Walking Dead #113 picks up in the middle of the storyline concerning the handling of Negan. Negan, a Warlord who has been demanding tribute from several survivor groups in the area including Rick’s, has been making life difficult for everyone.

Rick has reached out to two other groups, recruiting their best to wage an attack on Negan. But Negan’s timing, always bad, has decided to show up early for Rick’s group’s tribute. Realizing the opportunity before him, Rick decides to wage the attack right there and then. The problem is Rick isn’t fully informed on Negan, his men, and his operation. And when things go South, it isn’t just those who volunteered for the fight on the line, it’s Rick’s whole group that might pay the price.

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Comic Review: Invincible #104
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Invincible #104Invincible #104
Written by Robert Kirkman
Illustrated by Ryan Ottley and Cliff Rathburn
Colored by John Rauch
Lettered by Rus Wooton
Cover by Ryan Ottley and John Rauch
Image Comics
Release Date: July 17, 2013
Cover Price: $2.99

Have you ever wondered how Invincible might taste? Weird question, sure, but Invincible #104 might just have an answer for you—whether you want one or not. What’s on the menu at Image Comics today? Robert Kirkman and crew serve up a delightful course of relational quandaries topped off with cannibalistic Invincibles from other dimensions!

Way back when, Angstrom Levy gathered an army of Invincibles from across the multi-verse to kill Mark Grayson. After their defeat, the remaining Invincible duplicates were all stranded in another dimension, forced to survive on their own. In present day, Levy continues to hold Eve hostage, ensuring that he’ll kill her just as soon as Invincible returns; however, even unable to use her powers, Eve makes a daring attempt to ensure that no harm come to her or her unborn child. Meanwhile, Invincible finds himself stuck in the dimension that the other Invincibles had been stranded in and what he finds are just two survivors: a deranged cannibal version of himself who has seemingly eaten many of the others and a remorseful Invincible who is bent on vengeance against his flesh-eating counterpart and Angrstrom Levy himself.

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Comic Review: Invincible #103
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Invincible #103Invincible #103
Written by Robert Kirkman
Illustrated by Ryan Ottley
Inked by Cliff Rathburn
Colored by John Rauch
Lettered by Rus Wooton
Cover by Ryan Ottley and John Rauch
Image Comics
Release Date: June 19, 2013
Cover Price: $2.99

As per usual, Invincible‘s team of Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley, and Cliff Rathburn deliver the goods with super-powered punch-to-the-gut dialogue and illustrated revelations combined with wide-eyed, jaw-dropping moments. Fresh off its 100th issue, Invincible returns this month with #103 and an all new story-arc. With many of the characters facing major unforeseen changes and returning villains entering the mix, this new era in Invincible is sure to stir up excitement, turmoil and bring forth a slew of untouched ethical dilemmas.

The newly engaged Mark and Eve must deal with the possible negative effects on their unborn child due to their superpowers. Also unbeknownst to them, Angstrom Levy—the maniacal portal-creating super-villain who was revealed to be back in their dimension in issue 100—is not too thrilled to find out that Invincible is still alive. Meanwhile, on the last Viltrumite warship on the moon, Lord Regent Nolan explains his punishment for the former leader of the Viltrumites, Thragg.

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Comic Review: Super Dinosaur #18
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Super Dinosaur #18Super Dinosaur #18
Written by Robert Kirkman
Pencils & Colors by Josh Howard
Inks by Cliff Rathburn
Letters by Russ Wooton
Edited by Sean Mackiewicz
Image Comics
Release Date: April 3, 2013
Cover Price: $2.99

Super Dinosaur #18 is just what it sets out to be: an entertaining, fun, all-ages comic book. Nothing more, nothing less.

Writer/Creator Robert Kirkman tells a great story in this issue. I’m not talking about a deep, dark, depressing one, or one that will change your life or make you think from a different perspective at all. NO, if you’re looking for that, go pick up a copy of Watchmen. Or Blankets. Or anything else, because all you’ll find here is full tilt, awesome, bad ass fun! Kids of ALL ages will enjoy this, it really reminds me of some of the Marvel Star Comics from back in the day. Just cool art and a fun, fast-paced story with a great cliffhanger ending. I really admire Kirkman for giving almost every issue of this series a “to be continued…” ending. It’s nice that he respects his readership — no matter what the age — enough to do that.

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Comic Review: Guarding the Globe, Volume 1: Under Siege
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Guarding the Globe, Volume 1Guarding the Globe, Volume 1: Under Siege
Written by Robert Kirkman & Benito Cereno
Pencils by Ransom Getty & Kris Anka
Inks by Ransom Getty, Cliff Rathburn, Jonathan Glapion, Russell Jackson, and Kris Anka
Colors by Thomas Mason, Ron Riley, Rex Stabbs and FCO Plascencia
Letters by Russ Wooton
Editor: Sina Grace
Cover by Todd Nauck & John Raunch
Image Comics
Release Date: August 29, 2012
Cover Price: $16.99

Guarding the Globe, Volume 1 is an interesting comic. I didn’t have anything invested in the characters or the book itself, but I was pleasantly surprised. But, not as much as I’d wanted to be.

Writers Robert Kirkman and Benito Cereno sure know how to write a giant, sprawling superhero team vs super villain team epic, earth shattering story. I just wish I cared a little bit more. And I wish it wasn’t so cluttered. My first problem was that I barely knew any of the characters in the book, which, I’ll admit, was my fault. I’m not a huge fan of the Image Comics’ superhero universe, so almost all of these characters were foreign to me. That being said, I wish they would’ve spent a little more time introducing the characters…because there are a TON of characters in this book. It boils down to a double-page spread with each character getting a “This is…Kaboomerang!”

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Comic Review: The Walking Dead #97
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The Walking Dead 97The Waling Dead #97
Written by Robert Kirkman
Art by Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn
Image Comics
Release Date: May 9, 2012
Cover Price: $2.99

The Walking Dead #97 is the first issue in the highly anticipated “Something To Fear” story arc, which was announced back in February. Death and destruction are coming for Rick and the survivors and writer Robert Kirkman has made it clear that this time, there is a lot to lose. For several issues now, Kirkman has been building to this moment through a series of brash decisions made by his protagonists. The coming storm is the result of those decisions and to quote Wyatt Earp, “You called down the thunder, well now you’ve got it.”

When people speak about The Walking Dead, inevitably someone will bring up the point that “it is not really about zombies.” There is definitely some truth to that statement, especially in light of the comic’s current events. Issue after issue, Rick and his gang have become increasingly desperate. It is obvious that after all the loss and death, that there would be a breaking point for the survivors. In the past few issues Kirkman has depicted this despair as Rick’s veiled grasp at optimism. With food running low and winter coming the survivors have been backed into a corner. As it is with most threatened animals, instead of finding a way to escape, they simply attack.

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Comic Review: The Walking Dead #95
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The Walking Dead #95
Written by Robert Kirkman
Pencils, Inks and Cover by Charlie Adlard
Gray Tones by Cliff Rathburn
Image Comics
Release Date: March 28, 2012
Cover Price: $2.99

When Rick and his gang of survivors first found a secure and safe community, Robert Kirkman began to construct an illusion of safety. For a while, it seemed as if The Walking Dead was going to end on a good note, Rick felt safe, Carl was healthy and most of the survivors were as content as one could be during the apocalypse. However, as soon as things seemed at harmony, Kirkman began pulling loose the threads that constructed the very same sense of amity. The Walking Dead #95 is the culmination of the slow unraveling that has been occurring since the survivors stumbled upon their new community. This issue finally shreds all hope for survival and introduces us to a brand new hell.

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Comic Review: Super Dinosaur #9
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Super Dinosaur 9Super Dinosaur #9
Written by Robert Kirkman
Pencils & Colors by Jason Howard
Inks by Cliff Rathburn
Letters by Rus Wooton
Image Comics
Release Date: March 21, 2012
Cover Price: $2.99

There’s a lot missing from Super Dinosaur #9. Like the Super Dinosaur theme song. Super Dinosaur toys. Super Dinosaur t-shirts. Super Dinosaur breakfast cereal. Super Dinosaur the 3-D ride. Super Dinosaur Underoos and of course, Super Dinosaur: The Flame Thrower. But, for the comic itself — it’s pretty much all there.

Robert Kirkman writes a great issue of a licensed property comic that never was a licensed property. Yes, this book is aimed at kids, but for someone like myself, and any reader who’s over the age of about 16, it reads like that comic you picked up when you were a kid. GI Joe, Masters of the Universe, Visionaries, Transformers, Power Rangers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, whatever it was that we watched on TV or played with in the yard and then that one day we discovered that there was a comic book to go with it!! And we ate that comic up with a spoon!!! That’s the same feeling I got when reading this comic.

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