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Review of Alters #1

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Brian Stelfreeze

By Paul Jenkins, Leila Leiz & Tamra Bovillain  

On Wednesday, AfterShock released its latest comic, Alters. To date, the publisher has launched a variety of series covering a variety of genres from war to science-fiction to horror. They have a covered a range of tones as well. Writer Paul Jenkins’ previous project Replica was a goofy science-fiction yarn, while Marguerite Bennett’s Insexts is a literate feminist mashup of lesbian romance and Victorian horror. Alters shares elements from both titles. Like Replica, there is a breezy tone which embraces the four-color outrageousness of superheroes. Meanwhile, as in Insexts, Jenkins has deeper themes in mind, using the series to explore social issues. The results are a promising first issue that capably introduces a new world to readers.

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Indubitable Issues and Pull List (8/26/15)

LOOKING FOR BOOKS TO BUY THIS WEEK?  

LOOK NO FURTHER.  

HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Tyler’s Recommendations: 
Rumble #6
Rumble is back! John Arcudi and James Harren’s tale of a warrior, a bartender, and a sword that will help them defeat  ultimate evil. Fantasy, horror, adventure, humor, this book has it all.”

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“GONE TOO SOON FROM THE NEW 52! Dead(man) Never Looked So Good!”

dc-universe-presents-1Now this is what I’m talking about. This is the stuff people, I’m telling you.

Back in the beginning of the New 52, there was a series called “DC Universe Presents:” which was a anthology series meant to highlight DC characters in the New 52 to see if they could support their own series.  It was a revamp of the “DC Comics Presents” from the late 70s-mid eighties that highlighted team-ups and What Ifs? with a rotating focus on DC characters.  That series ran for 93 issues and 97 if you count annuals. Unfortunately, “DC Universe Presents” ran 19. I saw unfortunately because it seems like it had one heck of a start.

 

 

 

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