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Unearthing the Past: ‘Absolute Planetary’ [Review]

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I never fully got into Warren Ellis. "Transmetropolitan" seemed uneven to me, and especially when given mature-readers latitude he tends to include tons of... well, for lack of a better term, Ellisisms (Godzilla bukkake, "chair leg of truth", etc

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Hot Ink — Blackest Night #7, Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island #1, We Will Bury You #1

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ComicsAlliance reviews the biggest, best, and most interesting comics that hit the shelves this week.

SAVING MY REMAINING AC-DC PUNS FOR THE LAST ISSUE - Blackest Night 7

"Blackest Night"'s main title book is back after taking the month of January off, possibly in the hopes that we'd forget how it claimed that every single character resurrection that's ever occurred in the DC Universe was all part of Nekron's masterful years-long plan. Still no further elaboration on that statement h

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What If… The George W. Bush Bio Comic Was Written by Whedon, Millar, Ellis & Moore?

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Last Wednesday, Bluewater Comics released the latest in its Political Power line of comics. So far the company has published biographies of such figures as Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan and Joe Biden. So you'd expect that the newest edition on George W

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Hot Ink — Siege: The Cabal, Sweet Tooth #4, Supergod #2, Nuns Without Guns

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WHAT'S THE OPPOSITE OF "A SHOCKING TURN OF EVENTS"? - Siege: The Cabal

This week Marvel kicks off its next big event with "Siege: The Cabal," the first issue published under the "Siege" banner that leads up to "Siege" #1 next month. Once more we see Norman Osborn's Cab

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Hot Ink — Batman/Doc Savage Special, Supergod #1, Strange #1

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ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest -- and best -- comic books hitting the shelves this week.

WHY DON'T WE STILL USE ZEPPELINS, ANYWAY? Batman/Doc Savage Special

Batman is a more interesting superhero when there are no superpowers to deal with. Put him in a situation where he's got to face of

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Hot Ink Reviews: Planetary #27, X-Babies, Doctor Voodoo

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ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest -- and best -- books coming out this week.

AND AT LAST WE ARRIVE AT THE END -- Planetary #27

I believe I may be required by law in this review to address the following topic first: This week Wildstorm is releasing the 27th and final issue of Warren Ellis and John Cassaday's Planetary. The series premiered with issue one way back in the spring of 1999 and in 2000 was nominated f

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‘Planetary’: Digging up the Bones of the Genre Comic

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"There are mad and beautiful things beneath the skin of the world we know, that you only see when you look at things on a planetary scale..."

-- Warren Ellis, from the original "Planetary" proposal

With this week's publication of "Planetary" 27, one of the most articulate and influential superhero comics of the last decade finally spirals to its strange end.

And after ten years, six-hundr

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‘Planetary’ #27 Previewed

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Fans have been waiting a long time for the conclusion to "Planetary," and now after nearly three years, they can feast their eyes on the end of an era with pages to the final 27th issue online.

The final issue of Warren Ellis and John Cassaday's "Planetary" are up and ready to

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Warren Ellis Twitter Generator, True or False?

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If you've ever read Warren Ellis' Twitter account, you are probably familiar with his profane, creative name calling and out-of-this-world non-sequiturs. Some creative fans took it upon themselves to actually crea

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Bleeding Cool’s New ‘Muse’: Intentional or Unintentional Parody?

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Rich Johnston's "Bleeding Cool" site recently launched a new guest column by a woman calling herself Irene Adler -- a likely pseudonym, as the name of characters in both Marvel Comics and "Sherlock Holmes" -- who announces that she is "going to be your guide to the sexy side of fandom." Ooh la la, I smell c

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