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Why The World Needs More Wonder Women

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Longform

Back when I used to be a regular contributor to the site, one of the things I liked to crusade about was that the world needed more Wonder Woman. Whether this was by making snide remarks about her not having her own secondary ongoing in-continuity solo title, insisting everyone read her existing comics or just […]

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“Ripples: A Detective’s Diary”

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Reviews

“Ripples: A Detective’s Diary” is a comic from Swedish publishing house Peow Studio that doesn’t resemble anything else. Maps, timelines, and character sketches intermingle to form the loveliest police procedural you’ll ever flip through. Written and illustrated by Wai Wai Pang A detective story, like if Twin Peaks was less scary and more bizarre in […]

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Unifying Valiant, Part 2: “Solar, Man of the Atom” #1-4, ‘Second Death’

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Columns

Welcome to Unifying VALIANT, our celebration of the 25-year anniversary of VALIANT’s companywide crossover ‘Unity.’ A precursor to the now omnipresent annual comic event, ‘Unity’ and VALIANT changed the face of the comic industry in the early ‘90’s. In each entry we’ll be focusing on one of the company’s storylines until culminating at ‘Unity.’ Follow […]

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Comics Should Be Cheap! (6/28/2017)

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Columns

Buying comics can be an expensive hobby. A lot of fans simply can’t afford everything they’re interested in, due to rising prices and the over-saturation of the market with superhero titles. That’s why we’re here. Every week, the Multiversity staff is asked “What would you buy this week if you couldn’t go over $20?” and […]

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Comics Syllabus 003 – “Sweet Tooth” by Jeff Lemire with Kent Falkenberg and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Podcasts

Today on the Comics Syllabus podcast, Paul is joined by Multiversity writer Kent Falkenberg to discuss “Sweet Tooth” by Jeff Lemire from DC/Vertigo. We discuss loss, longing, and the post-apocalyptic animal hybrid survivalist scenario. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] And in the opening “General Ed” segment, Paul talks to Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou of “Strip […]

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The Rundown: June 27, 2017

By | Jun 27, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – Representative John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell can add another award to their collection. ‘March: Book Three’ won the Robert F. Sibert Medal at the […]

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Exclusive Preview: “The X-Files” #15

By | Jun 26, 2017 | Previews

“The X-Files” has been really hitting it out of the park at IDW over the past year or so. The television series has found a simpatico voice in writer Joe Harris, who continues to prove that he is a vastly underrated writer with the way he perfectly has expanded the X-Files universe into comics. We […]

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Is This The Marvel Legacy?

By | Jun 26, 2017 | Longform

This what we were promised: Every Hero! Every Title! Every Story! Tomorrow, MARVEL LEGACY Changes the Comic Book Industry! Get ready for a new dawn True Believers — one whose rays will touch every corner of the Marvel Universe in the days to come! Tomorrow, get ready for the return of what you’ve been longing […]

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Exclusive Preview: “Batgirl” #12

By | Jun 26, 2017 | Previews

Hope Larson’s “Batgirl” has been a joy in its first year. The series has retained Barbara’s youthful energy from the ‘Batgirl of Burnside’ era, but hasn’t merely aped that tone. The series has seen Babs travel to Asia, embark on a really unhealthy romantic relationship, and have a connection to some classic Bat-villains, as well […]

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Pick Of The Week: “Crosswind” #1

What happens when a housewife and a hitman switch places? “Crosswind” is going to tell us. Read on for our review of “Crosswind” #1 but be warned, there are some spoilers throughout the review. Written by Gail Simone Illustrated by Cat Staggs Lettered by Simon Bowland A slick and ruthless Chicago hitman. A smart but […]

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Unifying Valiant, Part 2: “Solar, Man of the Atom” #1-4, ‘Second Death’

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Columns

Welcome to Unifying VALIANT, our celebration of the 25-year anniversary of VALIANT’s companywide crossover ‘Unity.’ A precursor to the now omnipresent annual comic event, ‘Unity’ and VALIANT changed the face of the comic industry in the early ‘90’s. In each entry we’ll be focusing on one of the company’s storylines until culminating at ‘Unity.’ Follow […]

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Comics Should Be Cheap! (6/28/2017)

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Columns

Buying comics can be an expensive hobby. A lot of fans simply can’t afford everything they’re interested in, due to rising prices and the over-saturation of the market with superhero titles. That’s why we’re here. Every week, the Multiversity staff is asked “What would you buy this week if you couldn’t go over $20?” and […]

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Why The World Needs More Wonder Women

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Longform

Back when I used to be a regular contributor to the site, one of the things I liked to crusade about was that the world needed more Wonder Woman. Whether this was by making snide remarks about her not having her own secondary ongoing in-continuity solo title, insisting everyone read her existing comics or just […]

MORE »
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Is This The Marvel Legacy?

By | Jun 26, 2017 | Longform

This what we were promised: Every Hero! Every Title! Every Story! Tomorrow, MARVEL LEGACY Changes the Comic Book Industry! Get ready for a new dawn True Believers — one whose rays will touch every corner of the Marvel Universe in the days to come! Tomorrow, get ready for the return of what you’ve been longing […]

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Webcomics Worth Your While

By | May 16, 2017 | Longform

If I tried to count the hours I’ve spent reading webcomics, who knows how many days, months, or years it would find I’ve expended? From cats playing video games to the life and struggles of a former magical girl, there are so many comics that people have spent countless time and immeasurable effort working on, […]

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“Ripples: A Detective’s Diary”

By | Jun 27, 2017 | Reviews

“Ripples: A Detective’s Diary” is a comic from Swedish publishing house Peow Studio that doesn’t resemble anything else. Maps, timelines, and character sketches intermingle to form the loveliest police procedural you’ll ever flip through. Written and illustrated by Wai Wai Pang A detective story, like if Twin Peaks was less scary and more bizarre in […]

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“Archie” #21

By | Jun 23, 2017 | Reviews

With “Archie” #21, writer Mark Waid and artist Pete Woods deliver a totally unpredictable and refreshingly unconventional “event of the year” issue that defies preconceived notions. Written by Mark Waid Illustrated and Colored by Pete Woods Lettered by Jack Morelli A phone call leaves everyone in Riverdale in a state of shock and despair! Wow. […]

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“Bill & Ted Save the Universe” #1

By | Jun 23, 2017 | Reviews

Bill & Ted are back, dudes! What could their new comic possibly have in store? Written by Brian Joines Illustrated by Bachan Colored by Alex Guimarães Lettered by Jim Campbell The Wyld Stallyns are back, and this time they’re travelling across the whole universe! Bill and Ted have been kidnapped by a bodacious alien and […]

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Exclusive Preview: A First Look at “Astonishing X-Men” #1, Plus A Chat with Writer Charles Soule and Editor Mark Paniccia

By and | Jun 22, 2017 | Interviews, Previews

On July 19th, “Astonishing X-Men” launches from Marvel. This series is quite different than the “X-Men: Blue” and “X-Men: Gold” books that are currently out, going for a larger scale and a unique creative approach. Each issue, writer Charles Soule will be joined by a different superstar artist – folks like Carlos Pacheco, Mike Deodato […]

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Haunted Trails: A Gunslinger’s on the Horizon

By | Jun 21, 2017 | Interviews

Welcome back to Haunted Trails, Multiversity Comics’ column exploring Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt’s “The Sixth Gun.” This time we’re talking to artist and co-creator Brian Hurtt about his cover work for “The Sixth Gun – Volume Four” deluxe hardcover collection coming out August 23. The book will be coming out in two editions: the […]

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Go Beyond #3 – A ‘Plus Ultra’ Analysis of “My Hero Academia”

By | Jun 7, 2017 | Annotations

In contrast to last month’s installment of ‘Go Beyond,’ where there were only three new chapters in “My Hero Academia,” the timing has been kinder this time around, gifting us five new chapters (numbered 136 through 140) to dig through. Collectively, these chapters signal the apparent turning point in this arc, where planning and preparation evolve into […]

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Mignolaversity: The Hellboy Universe Reading Order ― 2017

By | Jun 7, 2017 | Annotations

With Mike Mignola’s Hellboy Universe now spanning over seventy trade paperbacks, it can be a little intimidating, especially for new readers. Fortunately, the Hellboy Universe is designed to work from many different starting points. Pick a series—“Hellboy,” “B.P.R.D.,” “Witchfinder,” “Lobster Johnson”—they’re all good starting points. Just follow the numbers on the spines of the trades. […]

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Going Inside the Walls of “Gotham Academy” with Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl [Interview]

By and | Feb 3, 2015 | Interviews

We are big fans of “Gotham Academy,” one of the most unique and fun books that DC is currently publishing. From the amazing cameos to the heartfelt story, there is almost nothing about the book that hasn’t hit for us. Because of that, we jumped at the chance to talk to the creative team of […]

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