Comic Review: StarCraft: Soldiers #1

StarCraft: Soldiers #1

Dark Horse

Writers: Jody Houser & Andrew R. Robinson

Art: Miguel Sepulveda

I’ve always steered clear of comic books based on video games. Typically I read original work that focuses on complex relationships in fantastical or science fiction worlds. However, I thought I’d take a shot on StarCraft: Soldiers, having grown up playing the original video game. Sadly, all my fears of video game/comic book crossover contrivances are true in Starcraft: Soldiers #1.

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Comic Review: Isola #6

Isola #6

Image Comics

Writer: Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl

Artist: Karl Kerschl and MSassyK

Isola is back for the new year with issue 6, which picks up right where chapter one left off. Queen Olwyn is a luminescent tiger, once again, #5 has been more than a dream but perhaps less than objective reality. Readers can’t help but wonder how much magic is involved compared to the character’s own psyche–and #6 is no different.

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Comic Review: Gideon Falls #10

Gideon Falls #10

Image Comics

Writer: Jeff Lemire

Artist: Andrea Sorrentino & Dave Stewart

Like much of the panels within the Gideon Falls the divergent plot arcs begin to fall into place (at last) in the newest issue. Finally, fans of the stunning, mind-bending, thriller get a peek through the keyhole of the Black Barn. What’s on the other side, however, raises more questions than ever before.

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