Category Archive: Graphic Bits

Sep 02 2015

Review: Green Arrow #44 – “Secret of the Wolf”

A new arc takes a turn for the supernnatural in yet another narrative twist for the Emerald Archer.  Benjamin Percy concluded his first arc on GREEN ARROW last month, and while the denoument may have been prematurely reached, it came with a reassuring callback to the tone and setting of Mike Grell’s era of the …

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Aug 13 2015

Review: Green Arrow #43 – “The Night Birds Part 3: The Hood”

Ben Percy’s first arc comes to an end. Does it make a bulls-eye or miss the target? Green Arrow is not a character that is awfully hard to get right, although he has undergone many changes in the last 75 years. Since the relaunch of the New 52, he’s proven to be a character that …

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Aug 06 2015

Review: Fantastic Four

Fox’s latest reboot not only fails to live up to its title, but the comic book legacy that spawned it.  The team affectionately known as Marvel’s First Family may have launched the modern Marvel universe in 1961, but their cinematic track record has been less than stellar. Following a fondly remembered television cartoon in the …

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Jul 15 2015

Film Review: Ant-Man

The last film in the second phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe carries a lot of weight on its tiny shoulders, even if we aren’t entirely sure if ants have shoulders.  When it comes to things that are certain in life, death and taxes have recently seen Marvel Studios box office success join them as a roommate. …

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Jul 02 2015

Review: Green Arrow #42 – “The Night Birds Part 2: The Panopticon”

Is it better for a superhero to pick up speed or slow down for a while? The latest GREEN ARROW gives us a little bit of both. One of the things that was apparent from last month’s latest soft-relaunch of GREEN ARROW was a desperate need for some status quo in the world of the Emerald …

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Jun 25 2015

Graphic Bits Reviews: Green Lantern: Lost Army #1, Justice League 3001 #1 and We Are Robin #1 (New DC Universe/DC You Week 4)

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out these bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This is Graphic Bits. So at last we’ve come to the end of the month and well over twenty titles later, the majority of the New DC Universe has been …

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Jun 17 2015

Graphic Bits Reviews: Black Canary #1, Doomed #1, Dr. Fate #1, Harley Quinn And Power Girl #1, JLA #1, Martian Manhunter #1, Prez #1 and Robin Son Of Batman #1 (New DC Universe/DC You Week 3)

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out these bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This is Graphic Bits. One of DC’s biggest weeks of new releases since the inception of the New DC Universe this month, it is possibly the most eclectic as well. …

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Jun 10 2015

Graphic Bits Reviews: Batman #41, All-Star Section 8 #1, Constantine: The Hellblazer #1, Earth 2: Society #1, Red Hood/Arsenal #1 and Starfire #1 (New DC Universe/DC You Week 2)

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out these bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This is Graphic Bits. DC Comics launched its second week of the New DC Universe with no less than two new Batmen! There’s the brand new mainstream design in the highly-anticipated …

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Jun 05 2015

Graphic Bits Reviews: Batman Beyond #1, Bat-Mite #1, Bizarro #1, Justice League #41, Midnighter #1, and Omega Men #1 (New DC Universe Week 1)

  Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out these bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This is Graphic Bits. DC Comics kicked off its post-Convergence soft reboot with the DC YOU campaign this week, introducing the first of what will be 25 new titles …

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Jun 04 2015

Review: Green Arrow #41 – “The Night Birds Part 1”

A darkness creeps into Seattle as a post-Convergence era for Green Arrow begins in The New DC Universe. If there has been one consistent throughout GREEN ARROW‘s run since the New 52 re-launch, it’s been change. The post-Flashpoint character struggled to find an identity throughout J.T. Krul and Keith Giffen’s initial issues, Ann Nocenti’s incongruous run that involved …

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May 17 2015

Review: Convergence: Green Arrow #2

Kingdom Comes for these Zero Hour heroes, in a tale of parents and their offspring that spans the Multiverse.  As the massive sandbox that is Convergence rolled into its sixth week, the overarching plot changed tack, with the threat of Telos replaced with something else. Yet it still provided a terrific impetus for writers and artists …

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