Sequential Thoughts #4

ARGO 5 Written by: Dan Sehn Illustrated by: Various Published by: Argo Comics As the comic lines of the mainstream companies become more and more like nothing but promotion and/or reflection of whatever movies they are putting out at the time, I find myself paying a lot more attention to independent companies and the wonderful word of small press/self publishing. It is truly a joy to see a comic book with a small distribution and small audience grow over time, which brings me to the subject of this installment of…

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Sequential Thoughts #3

BUGGED Written By: Rich Bernatovech Art By: Teyo Published by: Drumfish Productions In this episode of Sequential Thoughts, I shed light on a fantastic new graphic novel that ended my comic book year on a great note, BUGGED. I quickly became a fan of Rich Bernatovech since being introduced to his epic, multi-generational series of graphic novels about a super-hero team called SENTINELS. It was easy to see that this writer had great potential to tell straight forward, satisfying stories that addressed larger issues under the surface. My admiration for…

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Sequential Thoughts #2

In this episode of Sequential Thoughts, I review the first two issues of a new limited series that I’ve had my eye on since it was first announced…The Fox! THE FOX Plot and Line Art By: Dean Haspiel Script By: Mark Waid Colored By: Allen Passalaqua Published By: Red Circle Comics ISSUE #1 This is a new take on an old character, but that’s not important. I had no knowledge of any character called The Fox before reading this and didn’t need it. What is important are three basic ideas… Paul…

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Sequential Thoughts #1

CYBORG 009 Written By: F.J. DeSanto and Bradley Cramp Illustrated By: Marcus To and Ian Herring Published By: Archaia Studios In this episode of Sequential Thoughts, I review one of the most enjoyable pure graphic novels to come along in many moons, CYBORG 009. Before my review, though, just a little about the source material… Shotaro Ishinomori’s original run of Cyborg 009 ran from 1964-1981. At the same time Lee and Kirby were reinventing American comics, Ishinomori was creating the first super-hero team published in Japan. His epic story reads…

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Sequential Thoughts #0

Hello There! My name is Kam and I’ve been asked by the fine folks that run this wonderful place to contribute a review column here. So naturally, I ran away screaming…wait, no…here I am! So, here’s the deal…I promise to give you the most honest reviews of what I’m reading at the moment, and you fellow comic book lovers promise to either agree with my keen insight and call me brilliant or disagree and call me crazy. OK, you really don’t have to call me anything, but I would appreciate…

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