Review: Proctor Valley Road #5

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

Will the girls be able to reform their shattered friendship with the fate of their entire town at stake?

They’ll need to band together in order to stop the ultimate evil behind the haunting of Proctor Valley Road… especially if they still want to make it to the Janis Joplin concert.

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Review: Save Yourself #2

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

Just as Gigi’s entire world is turned upside down, she is transported to the headquarters of the Cosmic Federation with her brother-in-law Shawn and the alien they just met, Mia. As Gigi and Shawn’s understanding of the universe expands at warp speed and they are pulled into a new world of galaxy alliances and secret agents, they make a devastating realization. The more pressing matter at hand, however, is safeguarding them from the Lovely Trio now that they know the shocking truth!”

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Review: Seven Secrets #10

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

Will Amon be able to capitalize on the Order’s fragility to destroy it once and for all? Still reeling from their losses, the Keepers must come together for a momentous decision… one that will leave Caspar at a difficult crossroads. If Amon and the Seekers strike in this moment, they may be able to capture all the remaining secrets, and with it wipe out the Order.

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Review: Eve #3

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

Who can you trust when you’ve always been alone? Eve finally reaches dry land, but soon discovers she has company. When she encounters a mysterious group of children, she will have to grapple with the fact that not everything Wexler has told her is true. And if that’s the case, what else about her reality is a lie?
EVE #3 features main cover art by artist Ario Anindito (Star Wars: The High Republic) with colors by Pierluigi Casolino, and variant covers by famed illustrator Dani Pendergast (NPR) and acclaimed artist Jahnoy Lindsay (Luke Cage).”

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Review: HAHA #6

Written by W. Maxwell Prince
Art by Martin Morazzo & Chris O’Halloran, Letters by Good Old Neon

““HAPPY HANK THE VERY HAPPY CLOWN” Now where have we seen this guy before?

The worlds of HAHA and ICE CREAM MAN reveal themselves as one and the same in this story about the last days of Happy Hank (previously seen in ICE CREAM MAN #8). Featuring artwork, of course, by the ICE CREAM MAN creative team of MARTÍN MORAZZO and CHRIS O’HALLORAN.”

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Review – Harley Quinn: Black + White + Red

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Black, white, and now READ for the first time in print!

One of the crown jewels of the DC library is the inimitable, Harvey Award-nominated Batman Black & White–innovative short tales of the Caped Crusader, told purely in primal black and white. Unfortunately, now Harley Quinn wants in on the action…and she’s got her red pen, and some notes.

In Harley Quinn Black + White + Red, 19 tales of Gotham City’s craziest clown princess are presented in nothing but black, white, and bold splashes of red. See how Harley’s story unfolds in worlds beyond the DC Universe, in the alternate timelines of Batman: White Knight, Harleen, and the Harley Quinn animated series! Witness her darkest hours and her happiest moments! Wait, did she just…win an underground rap battle?!

An incredible array of award-winning talent from across the comics industry (like Stjepan Sejić, Sean Murphy & Katana Collins, Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti, and many more) have put their reputations in jeopardy to bring you these stories–so show a little gratitude, will ya? (And hey, not for nothin’, but they got nominated for a Harvey Award too. Anything you can do, Harley can do better, Bat-brain!

This volume collects Harley Quinn Black + White + Red #1-17, alongside two all-new, never-before-seen stories–from Veep writer David Mandel and superstar artist Adam Hughes, and from Harley’s co-creator, Paul Dini, with Batman: The Animated Series legend Kevin Altieri!”

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Review: Karmen #5

Story and Art by Guillem March

Color Assistant: Tony López

Translated by Dan Christensen

In the moving final issue of GUILLEM MARCH’s gripping tale, the fate of Catalina’s soul and body hang in the balance. Will she be given a kind of amnesty and be born anew as a better person thanks to Karmen’s intervention? Or will she be lost to herself and all those she loves, including Xisco? In this exhilarating dénouement and epilogue, we see what Cata’s future holds for her.”

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MeSseD – Volume 3

Creator/Writer: Jay B. Kalagayan
Artist: Dylan Speeg
Layout Design/Logo Design: Geoff Raker
Cover Design: Dylan Speeg
Editors:  Kristen Ruthemeyer and Annie Wadman
Character Design: William Grape and Dylan Speeg

The world of MeSseD expands in Season 3 as the creatures of the Roots come above ground to tangle with the filter workers on their home turf. While Liliput recuperate from injuries sustained while snatching the filament “mother” for study, Quasi leads the filaments in an attempt to infiltrate (I-N-I) the MSD Main Treatment Plant, and the filter workers rise to meet them.”

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Batman: White Knight Presents Harley Quinn

Story by: Katana Collins, Sean Murphy
Art by: Matteo Scalera
Colors by: Dave Stewart
Letters by: AndWorld

The bestselling Batman: White Knight and Batman: Curse of the White Knight series written and illustrated by Sean Murphy spin off on a new take written by international bestselling author (and Murphy’s wife) Katana Collins, starring the one and only Harley Quinn.

Batman: White Knight Presents: Harley Quinn takes place two years after Batman: Curse of the White Knight. Azrael has wiped out criminals in Gotham, Jack Napier (formerly The Joker) is dead, Bruce Wayne (Batman) is in prison, and Harley Quinn is adjusting to life as a single mother, raising the twins she had with Jack.

But as new villains arise, Harley is forced to dance with madness once again and confront her own past with The Joker and Batman while helping the Gotham City police and an eager young FBI agent uncover the truth behind a series of gruesome murders.

This collection also features a chapter from Harley Quinn’s newest digital first series, Harley Quinn Black + White + Red, told in a traditional black-and-white format with the color red uniquely shaping Harley Quinn’s story.

Collection includes Batman: White Knight Presents: Harley Quinn #1-6 and Harley Quinn Black + White + Red #4″

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Review: Money Shot #12

Writers: Tim Seeley & Sarah Beattie
Artist: Caroline Leigh Layne
Colorist: Kurt Michael Russell
Letterer: Crank!
Designer: Tim Daniel 
On Sale: 6/30/2021

As the XXX-plorers reel from the loss of one of their members (heh…members), they face a major budget shortfall and a lack of desire to keep the hits coming. Chris deals with the unofficial parody films starring the XXX-XXX-plorers, while Annie has to figure out why all of their remaining power is going to a backwater planet…and rescue dear Doug while she’s at it!”

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