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MS MARVEL #5
In Shops: 6/18/2014

MS MARVEL #5

In Shops: 6/18/2014

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<3 her

GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #16
In Shops: 6/25/2014

GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #16

In Shops: 6/25/2014

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Ghost Wolf #1 - Amigo Comics Review

Review By Alex Moser

We are proud to present a review the first issue for Ghost Wolf, a mini-series published by a Spanish small press. Despite the simple exterior, the comic is actually a nicely crafted story in the homage of classic Conan/Frazetta stories and images.
The “Ghost Wolf” is a story of the legendary barbarian who was like a brother to wolves. They would share kills and hunt together. When the wolf was killed, the barbarian wore its pelt, carrying the mantle from generation to generation. 

Flash forward generations later and we see a group of villagers who are terrorized by a stronger tribe of warriors. But the “ghost wolf” comes to save the day, proving he is the strongest warrior of them all. 

It’s interesting to note that the comic is translated from Spanish to English. I am unsure if El Torres, the writer, translated his own work, but I did enjoy his story. It seemed to bleed out of a collective mythology that presents itself in a unique way. Torres writes both the prologue as well as the main story. For the allotted space, the story builds well, identifying the main characters and the universe in which they live in. Based on what I see, the world seems to be a mix of Scandinavia with a touch of an African look to the characters. I liked the repetition that came with the narration, sweeping the reader along, placing key themes in the story. However, I do think some of the dialogue is a little bit overwritten, but seeing as English is his second language, I can forgive the writing.

Though the cover lists Siku as the primary artist on the book, he is not the only one billed. The prologue art is drawn by Luis Czerniawski with Sandra Molina. Their two styles could not be more different. While Luis draws a dark and gritty style with a lot of detail, Siku has a lighter and feathered look to his art. I enjoyed looking at many of Siku’s pages, especially some of the larger splash pages. Siku seems to be channeling a little bit of Mike Mignola, Walt Simonson, and Charles Vess, all of which are very successful artists. 

Ghost Wolf is a decent comic. I certainly enjoyed this barbarian comic much more than Dark Horse’s Conan series with Brian Wood. It’s worth picking up and giving a look. Who knows? These guys could be the next best thing.

THE GOOD
-Art is surprisingly good to look at
-Fun for fans of Conan the Barbarian 

THE BAD
-Narration could be more poetic
-Sketchiness of prologue is a little too rough

7.5/10

2014 Will Eisner Comic Award Nominations

For a complete list of the nominees click here. Now to hit some high points.

To start off, Pizza Dog gets a nomination for Best Single Issue/One-Shot for his work in Hawkeye #11.

DC’s Witching Hour has a nomination for Best Short Story For Mars to Stay by Brett Lewis and Cliff Chiang.

No one was shocked to see Saga and Hawkeye in the Best Continuing Series,  but this year we were treated to comics from Image including Sex Criminals and East of West; there was only one comic that wasn’t from Image in the running this year. 

As for Best New Series Sex Criminals is in Good company with Rat Queens and Lazarus. It’s surprising that no Marvel Now title got any a nominations. Pretty Deadly was another that may be missing a spot. 

umping a few categories to Best Writer. The last time a writer won Back to back years was 2007-2008 and it was the great Ed Brubaker for his work on Captain America, Daredevil, and Criminal. Will Brian K. Vaughn have a repeat with Saga? or will Matt Fraction, Kelly Sue DeConnick, John Hickman, or Scott Synder dethrone the current champion?

Last years Best Penciler/Inker ended in a tie between Chris Samnee and David Aja but no one from last years nominees return as we see all new faces. Emma Ríos of Pretty Deadly, Sean Murphy from Wake, or someone else entirely? Could we see another tie?

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist sees a whole new class of nominees as well with Fiona Staples of Saga getting a chance this year.

In my opinion the closest category this year will be Best Cover Artist with last year’s winner David Aja leading a class of very talented artist such as Chris Samnee, Emma Ríos, Fiona Staples, Sean Murphy, and Mike Del Mundo. James Jean of Fables won 6 years in a row from 2004-2009, Can David Aja make it 2?

We will see all the winners of these categories and many more on July 25th during SDCC. Till Then cross your fingers and hope your favorite wins!

For the Civil War post: I would be on Captain America's side before he surrenders. I think the values he was fighting for was that the "empowered" should have the same rights as the "ordinary" and by him giving up in the end, I feel like he gave up on their rights, thus making them "less worthy of rights as everyone else". It's a type of racism, and Steve Rogers essentially surrendered to one race for fear of offending them. I am against any act in which a government has direct control of all.

for leaving him mildly confused. 

WOLVERINE #8 
In Shops: 6/11/2014

WOLVERINE #8 

In Shops: 6/11/2014

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DAREDEVIL #2

DAREDEVIL #2

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