This Li’l Gotham Batman may be stumpy but he’s still the Dark Knight
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This Li’l Gotham Batman may be stumpy but he’s still the Dark Knight

Another hit for DC Collectibles. Based off of ‘Lil’ Gotham’ books, Batman epitomizes everything about Dustin Nguyen’s loose, fun style.

Captain Kirk’s pick: Image Comics is making huge inroads into the market
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Captain Kirk’s pick: Image Comics is making huge inroads into the market

Sure, Marvel and DC still have the dominant hold on the market, but Image is growing and it’s because of its commitment to strong, independent character-driven stories that stand out.

The dazzling ‘Birdman’ masterfully blurs the lines between fiction and reality
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The dazzling ‘Birdman’ masterfully blurs the lines between fiction and reality

‘Birdman’ is one of those rare films in which characters, setting, plot, music, humor, dialogue, imagery, and even meta-textual elements fit perfectly together.

‘Ms. Marvel Vol. 1′ is a heartwarming, butt-kicking coming-of-age story
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‘Ms. Marvel Vol. 1′ is a heartwarming, butt-kicking coming-of-age story

The new Ms. Marvel series is heart-warming, butt-kicking coming of age story that has some of the best dialogue that rings true and features one of the most endearing, quirky new heroes the Marvel Universe has ever seen.

‘Silver Surfer Vol. 1′ offers a fresh, light-hearted take on the tormented character
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‘Silver Surfer Vol. 1′ offers a fresh, light-hearted take on the tormented character

Dan Slott and Michael Allred offer a fresh new take on the Silver Surfer that is fun and light-hearted. The series might stray a bit too far into Saturday morning cartoon territory to appeal to some fans, but those that stick around will be able to see the book for what it is and are in for a real treat.

‘Avengers: Electric Rain’ #3 [English translation]
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‘Avengers: Electric Rain’ #3 [English translation]

Episode 3 of Avengers: Electric Rain was put up this Friday to great fanfare. The series definitely seems to be a polarizing one, Marvel fan or not.

The world quakes under an evil Superman’s reign of terror in ‘Earth 2, Vol. 4′
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The world quakes under an evil Superman’s reign of terror in ‘Earth 2, Vol. 4′

Tom Taylor takes over for James Robinson, continuing along with the formula of fast-paced, high-impact reveals, intriguing new characters and backstories, and earth-shattering events that cast Earth 2 in a new light every time you pick up a new volume.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ proves that Disney *gets* what makes the mythology work
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‘Star Wars Rebels’ proves that Disney *gets* what makes the mythology work

If ‘Star Wars Rebels’ is any indication, Disney understands exactly what made the original trilogy so great. The Force is strong in this one.

Captain Kirk’s Pick of the Pulls: Remembering Robert Charpentier, local comic shop hero
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Captain Kirk’s Pick of the Pulls: Remembering Robert Charpentier, local comic shop hero

My comic guy died. Rob Charpentier, owner and manager of Comics and More lost his valiant struggle with cancer and stepped through the veil on Oct. 17th.

Clear some room on your shelf, you’re gonna want DC Collectibles Bombshells Stargirl
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Clear some room on your shelf, you’re gonna want DC Collectibles Bombshells Stargirl

Everything right about DC Collectibles Bombshells line is on display with their new statue, Stargirl.

‘Green Arrow Vol. 5′ contains some of the finest storytelling in comics
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‘Green Arrow Vol. 5′ contains some of the finest storytelling in comics

Lemire and Sorrentino’s ‘The Outsiders War’ is one of the most compelling marriages of art and writing the medium, let alone the Green Arrow series, has seen in recent times. Vol. 5 cements the run as a comic book run for the ages when coupled with the previous fourth volume.

‘Fury’ is full of sound and fury, signifying nothing
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‘Fury’ is full of sound and fury, signifying nothing

‘Fury’ is similar to war itself: it’s grim, relentless, filled with stark and stunning visuals, a lot of people die, and ultimately there is little to no meaning.

Science is bad, very bad, in ‘The Manhattan Projects’ hardcover vol. 1
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Science is bad, very bad, in ‘The Manhattan Projects’ hardcover vol. 1

The Manhattan Projects cannot be described as an uplifting experience, but it is definitely one hell of a crazy ride.

‘Avengers: Electric Rain’ # 2 [English Translation]
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‘Avengers: Electric Rain’ # 2 [English Translation]

The second episode of ‘Avengers: Electric Rain’ came out this past Friday and it’s got some interesting developments. Here’s our English-language translation.

Captain Kirk’s Pick of the Pulls: Justice League #35
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Captain Kirk’s Pick of the Pulls: Justice League #35

Great story-telling, a refreshing perspective on a familiar super-hero group as well as a truly engaging story that compels you to follow along is certainly the recipe for a great Pick of the Pull for this week.

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