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Comic Review: Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency #1
Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1
Written by Chris Ryall
Pencils by Tony Akins
Inks by John Livesay
Colors by Leonard O’Grady
Letters by Robbie Robbins and Shawn Lee
Covers by Tony Akins and Paul Mounts (Regular), Rob Guillory (Subscription), Robert Hack and Stephen Downer (Retailer Incentive)
IDW Publishing
Release Date: May 20, 2015
Cover Price: $3.99

Everything is connected. That’s the long and short of how the title character in Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1 sees the world in general and how he works through his mysteries in particular. If you haven’t read any Douglas Adams then immediately following this review, go do so. The man was not only amazing but he should have been sainted for the wonderful work he did in science fiction literature. I applaud anyone who revives or adapts his work for the newer generations. But we are here to talk about this individual issue, folks, so let’s do just that!

As it turns out, the concept of fundamental interconnectedness means that time, space, and reality can all be thrown to the wolves. If the entire makeup of everything is connected to everything else then it’s as if the universe is playing a game akin to the Six Degrees Of Kevin Bacon! In this comic, we see the eponymous Dirk Gently seeking those very same connections! Relying on his wits and wisdom, and a good deal of luck and fate, he somehow manages to find the thread that links it all together.

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Comic Review: Wonder Woman, Vol. 3: Iron
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Wonder Woman, Vol. 3: IronWonder Woman, Vol. 3: Iron
Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Cliff Chiang, Tony Akins, Dan Green, Amilicar Pinna
Colored by Matt Wilson
Lettered by Jared Fletcher
Cover by Cliff Chiang
DC Comics
Release Date: September 11, 2013
Cover Price: $24.99

Starting with the events that happened between Diana’s 12th and 13th birthdays, Wonder Woman, Vol. 3: Iron shows the training Diana received at the hands of War and the lesson of compassion and mercy that would lead her for the rest of her days.

Jumping ten years, she is now trying to help the mother of her infant half-sibling track and rescue from Hermes her baby. With a unique group assisting her made up of other half siblings, a now-mortal Hera, gods playing both sides, and Orion, Diana has to travel the world, and underworld, to find the missing baby. All the while, Cassandra is resurrecting the One with No Name, who has been buried for seven thousand years.

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