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Venom: Space Knight #5 – REVIEW

Venom: Space Knight #5 is a perfectly adequate comic that seems to be fine with being just that. The galactic, open setting that Thompson has developed is underutilized in this story’s limited and generic plot, but

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Venom: Space Knight #4 – REVIEW

As the first arc approaches its close, it’s difficult to figure out what sort of comic Venom: Space Knight wants to be. Aspects of the comic are similar to “Conan the Barbarian”—a

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Venom: Space Knight #3 – REVIEW

Adopting a different approach from previous issues, Venom: Space Knight #3 operates as a stand-alone comic, further harkening back to the anthology format of the “Heavy Metal” film tone this series has adopted

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Venom: Space Knight #2 – REVIEW

Venom: Space Knight is a fine comic, though it finds itself mired in Venom’s complicated history. Venom was complicated enough in the 1990s (when unnecessarily complicated storylines were the norm for

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Venom: Space Knight #1 – REVIEW

Venom: Space Knight has the potential to be one of Marvel’s most fascinating books. Ariel Olivetti’s art is stunning and reminiscent of Heavy Metal, and Robbie Thompsons’s effort to build something out

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Civil War #5 – REVIEW

Civil War reaches its exhilarating, if not terribly unexpected conclusion this week. As I have griped about in my Spider-Island reviews, it seems like a lot of these Battleworld titles have interesting premises

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Spider-Island #5 – REVIEW

Something happen to me during Spider-Island #4, I put down my comic and realized that I was ready for this story to be over. The middle of this series had become very

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Spider-Island #4 – REVIEW

Spider-Island reaches an exciting climax, finally delivering on some of the insane action that the series suggested at the beginning. Unfortunately, it’s plagued with the baggage of decompression, and little of

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Civil War #4 – REVIEW

Civil War #4 centers on a battle. In fact, it’s the battle we’ve been waiting for since the first issue. Granted, it’s called Civil War, but the seeds of this encounter between Captain

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Spider-Island #3 – REVIEW

Spider-Island is spinning its wheels: the action is exciting, and the general feel of the series continues to be pretty fun, but there’s little forward movement in the plot. I’m not

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