Tag Archive: Review

May 19 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 142 – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 2

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 142, the comic book show that’s been hiding inside S.H.I.E.L.D. since the 1940s. In this issue, Archie exposes himself…to criticism. Archie and Veronica blushed. ALSO really long first look trailers get dropped for Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Lucifer. We talk about them in a section we appropriately call Talking …

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Feb 10 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 128 – Aquaman: The Trench

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 128, the comic book show that is moist with anticipation. In this issue, DC announces it’s post-Convergence line-up with dozens of new titles. At last: we can buy books for Bat-Mite, Prez and Mystic U. THEN we go Postal, welcome the return of Saga, and watch the Black Vortex epic …

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Feb 02 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 127 – Kingsman: The Secret Service

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 127, the comic book show that uses talcum powder under its tights to avoid unfortunate chafing. In this issue, David Tennant joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That sound you hear is the Internet breaking under the strain. ALSO we all sit around and watch The Thing without pants in …

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Jan 22 2015

Film Review: Kingsman – The Secret Service

Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’ comic shoots stylishly out of the gates, and it is guaranteed that minds will be blown. The prospect of Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn re-teaming with creator Mark Millar was already a glee inducing prospect, as the combination had previously produced one of the most kinetic translations of a modern comic book in recent …

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Oct 26 2014

Review: The Multiversity – The Just #1

It’s further down the rabbit hole as Grant Morrison’s meta dissection continues to reflect back on itself and examine the idea of the ‘superhero’.  (Warning: review contains plot elements that may be considered minor spoilers) “What’s your take on the whole comic books mmm-might be art thing?” It’s a question that Alexis Luthor, the genius daughter of Lex, asks …

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Oct 08 2014

Review: Pirouette #1

A classic piece of psychological horror that uses the circus setting as both a source of great wonderment and terror. “Make ’em laugh, and you’ve got ’em in the palm of your hand,” muses the titular character in the opening pages of the gripping new Pirouette, a comic that recognises the inherent sadness and fear that …

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Sep 06 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 108 – Original Sin

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 108, the comic book show whose sins are all completely unoriginal. In this issue, Marvel launches a series of anti-bullying variant covers in October. Buy them or your friends will think you’re a loser. ALSO Dwayne Johnson announces his role in Shazam! We guess that makes him The Rock of …

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Jun 30 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 99 – Scalped Volume 1: Indian Country

Welcome to Issue 99 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that takes more breaks than a Kit Kat. In this issue, Marvel’s Civil War begins for real in New York as superheroes are forced to register. THEN Scarlet Johannsen wraps her legs around an electric Hog. ALSO it’s the new Saga, Trees, John Romita …

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Jun 24 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 98 – The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot

In this issue, prepare for some pulp fiction Marvel teams up with the Florida Department of Citrus. THEN Grant Morrison enters a contest for the longest title of a DC comic as The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World. ALSO it’s Original Sin, Futures End and more in what we’ve been reading. PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick …

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May 12 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 97 – Amazing Spider-man: Family Business

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 97, the comic book show that took a bite out of a radioactive spider and then had to take two weeks off. In this issue, it’s the first trailer for Batman prequel series Gotham. In this one, a young Jim Gordon partners with Jar Jar Binks. THEN every comic …

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Feb 24 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 89 – Daredevil by Mark Waid

Welcome to Issue 89 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that’s hooked on a feeling and high on believing. In this issue, we dissect the Guardians of the Galaxy trailer. You’re welcome. THEN DC, Marvel and Image unveil their May line-ups, Fox’s Fantastic Four is cast and what we’ve been reading from this …

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