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Comic Review: Hawkeye #11

Hawkeye #11 Marvel David Aja cover Pizza Dog

It’s finally here: an all Pizza Dog issue of Hawkeye.

Hawkeye #11 reads like the love child of Chris Ware’s comic Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth and William Faulkner’s novel The Sound and the Fury.

For those unfamiliar with both, it’s an expertly drawn, symbol-driven comic that operates on the moment-to-moment thoughts of a dog who loves Hawkeye and pizza (and not in that order).
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Comic Review: Batwoman #21

Batwoman #21 Cover DC Comics New 52 by JH WIlliams III

J.H. Williams III and W. Hayden Blackman pause Kate Kane to pick Killer Croc off the junk heap and tell his story in a true crime style that makes for a purely enjoyable Batwoman interlude.
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How producer Jon Peters and a giant spider nearly ruined Superman

June 12, 2013 4 comments

You may notice the name Jon Peters under the Executive Producer heading in this summer’s Man of Steel Superman movie.

Be glad you don’t see it anywhere else in those credits, because the man has a history of being one of the craziest comic book movie producers of all-time.
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Comic Review: Batman #21

Batman #21 DC Comics Zero Year cover

Writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo take readers back to the New 52 Batman’s formative days in Batman #21, the first entry in the Zero Year arc for the Dark Knight.

Batman #21 goes back six years to set up a genuinely engaging take on Batman’s early days that centers on Bruce Wayne’s relationship not only with the criminals he hunts, but with the city of Gotham itself.

It also manages to avoid stepping in the same footprints of Frank Miller’s seminal Batman: Year One origin story, making for a fresh take overall.
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Comic Review: Daredevil: End of Days #8

David Mack Daredevil: End of Days #8

Brian Michael Bendis, David Mack and Klaus Janson end one of the best Daredevil stories ever told with a visually stunning denouement in Daredevil: End of Days #8.
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