HHN 30 Update: Jack is Back, Baby!

While whether or not I get to attend this year is very much up in the air, one this is for sure: Universal is blessing us this year with Jack’s return!

To read an interview with Michael Aiello and James Keaton about Jack’s history, click here.

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Review: Something is Killing the Children #16

Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Colors: Miquel Muerto
Letters: Andworld Design
Publisher: BOOM! Studios

The story you demanded begins here: the origin of Erica Slaughter! What shocking events brought Erica to the House of Slaughter… and what did she have to do to join the Order of St. George? The secrets are revealed here for the first time in this perfect jumping-on point for new readers.”

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Review: Save Yourself #1

Written by Bones Leopard
Art by Kelly & Nichole Matthews
Letterered by Jim Campbell

What if Magical Girls aren’t Earth’s champions after all? The world’s most beloved heroes Aoe, Thel, and Gen, better known as the Lovely Trio, first burst onto the scene five years ago when they saved Earth from a surprise space monster attack! Since then, everyone–including Gigi, whose brother died as a bystander in a Lovely Trio battle– has idolized them as superheroic pop icons. But when Gigi witnesses the Lovely Trio battling a monster firsthand, she sees something that causes her to question everything she thought she ever knew about her heroes!

SAVE YOURSELF! #1 features main cover art by series artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews, a Magical Girl variant cover by acclaimed director and artist Stephanie Gonzaga (Ducktales), and variant cover art by fan-favorite illustrator Kevin Wada (DC Pride).”

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Review: The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #3

Writer: Ram V
Artist: Filipe Andrade
Color assists: Inês Amaro
Letterer: AndWorld Design

More years have passed when Laila Starr, the now-mortal reincarnation of the avatar of Death, once again crosses paths with the future creator of immortality. * This time at a party where the young man will have a life-altering experience that will shape him for years to come. Will Laila change his path in this one night, or the other way around?”

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Review: Seven Secrets #9

Written by Tom Taylor
Art by Daniele Di Nicuolo
Colored by Walter Baiamonte
With color assistance by Katia Ranalli
Lettered by Ed Dukeshire

With the first secret revealed and the world now watching, how much longer will the Order’s members be able to remain hidden? Caspar and the surviving Keepers and Holders retreat once more to a remote safehouse, even as Amon and the Seekers close in on them. Can the Order survive with a mole in their midst?”

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Review: My Hero Academia – Vol. 28

*SPOILER WARNING : THIS MANGA IS AHEAD OF THE CURRENT ANIME STORYLINE*

The Thrill of Destruction

The all-out war against the Paranormal Liberation Front continues at the hospital and the mountain villa! Mirko desperately battles High-Ends in order to reach Tomura’s stasis tank, knowing exactly how much is at stake if she fails. At the PLF hideout, Dabi is determined to roast Hawks, but Tokoyami isn’t about to let his mentor fall. Meanwhile, while helping to evacuate the city, Midoriya senses an ominous presence in the hospital… With things going from bad to worse, and the heroes’ forces battered and stretched thin, Midoriya realizes the time has come for him to join the fight, even if it may be his last.”

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Review: Eve #2

Writer: Victor LaValle
Artist: Jo Mi-Gyeong
Colorist: Brittany Peer
Letterer: Andworld Design

“Will Eve escape the remnants of New York City in order to save her father and restore life to a dying planet? Accompanied by robot teddy bear Wexler, Eve must stay one step ahead of the mutants stalking them who want to consume them. But when they are separated, she will discover that there are things even more terrifying in this new wasteland.”

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Review: Proctor Valley Road #4

Written by Alex Child and Grant Morrison
Illustrated by Naomi Franquiz
Color by Tamra Bonvillain
Lettered by Jim Campbell

Plagued by day terrors and visions of a drenched woman, the girls search for answers about Proctor Valley Road at another haunted spot, the abandoned Haven Bakery.
Their inquiries into the spirit world will lead them to the local tribal reservation, but not before Rylee and August’s feelings for the same boy threaten to tear the group apart…”

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Review: Karmen #4

Story and Art by Guillem March

In the fourth issue, we get a glimpse of Karmen’s pitiless working conditions at Karma Corp., where she is seen as a troublemaker. Meanwhile, alone, Cata wanders hostile streets and overhears a conversation that brings a crucial realization about what she truly means to Xisco. Overwhelmed with insights about herself and her past, she races to his flat in the hopes of seeing him. GUILLEM MARCH’s art and deft storytelling reach a gorgeous peak in this second-to-last issue.”

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