Are Marvel and DC about to collapse?
Comic Reviews for week ending 4/2/2023
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Happy April! We’ve got some exciting content for your reading pleasure, so sit back, relax, and enjoy.
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First up, big news arrived this week when Disney announced it is absorbing Marvel Entertainment into the Disney corporate structure. The immediate effects on the comics division are not obvious, so we take a look at what this move will mean for the future of Marvel Comics, and similarly, DC Comics.
[Op-Ed] Are Marvel and DC about to collapse?
Next up, I had the privilege of sitting in on the COmics Aficionados live stream to talk about the week in Comics Industry news. Give it a watch and sound off your opinions on the discussed topics below.
Among the fantastic comic reviews, we publish every week, we’re getting more involved with helpful articles that every comic reader needs to know. This week, we’re offering our Top 10 Manga titles every comic reader should experience before they move to the Great Beyond.
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The Top 10 Best Manga Series You Have to Read Before You Die! (2023 Edition)
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Now, let’s check out those reviews
DON’T SPIT IN THE WIND #1 – Comic Review
DAHLIA IN THE DARK #4 – Comic Review
BARBARELLA: THE CENTER CANNOT HOLD #2 – Comic Review
VAMPIRELLA: YEAR ONE #6 – Comic Review
UNBREAKABLE RED SONJA #5 – Comic Review
ROCKETMAN & ROCKETGIRL (ONE-SHOT) – Comic Review
GRIMM FAIRY TALES (VOL. 2) #70 – Comic Review
MYTHS & LEGENDS QUARTERLY: THE BLACK KNIGHT – FATE OF LEGENDS – Comic Review
LOVECRAFT: UNKNOWN KADATH #7 – Comic Review
KAMEN RIDER ZERO-ONE #3 – Comic Review
BLACK BISHOP #1 – Comic Review
BIG BANG ADVENTURES #19 – Comic Review
Nature's Labyrinth #5 (Mad Cave Studios)
Jane Porter: The Primordial Peril #1 (ERB, Inc.)
Northern Blood #2 (Blood Moon Comics)
The Breaker (Vol. 5) (Ablaze Publishing)
The Restorer's Home (Vol. 1) (Ablaze Publishing)
Fight Class 3 (Vol. 1) (Ablaze Publishing)
Scar #1 (Dynamite Comics)
Sweetie: Candy Vigilante #5 (Dynamite Comics)
Robyn Hood: Crawling Chaos (Zenescope Entertainment)
Torrent (Indie Submission)
Mythfall #1 (Indie Submission)
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