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Corey Patterson

Corey Patterson
A comic book nerd and reviewer with a special interest in the underlying themes of superhero, sci-fi and fantasy stories. He enjoys writing for Monkeys Fighting Robots, Pop Culture and Theology and other publications.
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Review: DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: A DARKENED WISH #1 Explores The Forgotten Realms

IDW is bringing the Forgotten Realms to the world of comics in DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: A DARKENED WISH #1. These locales, made famous through...
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Review: Conan The Barbarian Joins The Action In AVENGERS: NO ROAD HOME #6

After escaping with one of the soul shards in issue #5, the Scarlet Witch found herself in the middle of a desert, blinded, and...

Review: THE BATMAN WHO LAUGHS: THE GRIM KNIGHT #1 Shows Us Batman with Guns

We were introduced to the murderous Batman Who Laughs in DC's DARK NIGHTS: METAL event when he attempted to wreck the Multiverse. This alternate...
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Review: DARK ARK #15 Finds A New Demonic Sorcerer

DARK ARK #15 picks up after shortly after the mysterious Hunter attack on the Dark Ark and the kidnapping of many of its occupants,...
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Review: GREEN LANTERN #5 And The Fear Of Losing Oneself

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps have spent most of Grant Morrison's run fighting valiantly against the evil Blackstar militia group. But a...
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Review: RONIN ISLAND #1 And Why We’re Stronger Together

The creative minds of Greg Pak and Giannis Milonogiannis have introduced RONIN ISLAND, an engaging story centered on a group of displaced peoples from...
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Review: BOOKS OF MAGIC #5 Shows The Beauty Of Perspective

BOOKS OF MAGIC #5 takes readers into the fantastical world of The Dreaming as Timothy Hunter explores the realms of magic. He's still learning...
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Review: History Repeats Itself In BATMAN BEYOND #29

BATMAN BEYOND #29 brings "The Final Joke" story arc to its thrilling conclusion. Reappearing after being presumed dead, The Joker kidnaps Terry McGinnis' younger...
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Review: INCURSION #1 Opens the World of the Dead

Valiant Comics is diving into the world of the dead with their new limited series INCURSION. The first of this four-part story introduces us...
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Review: Natasha Takes on Live Stream Torture in BLACK WIDOW #2

Jen and Sylvia Soska's new run on Black Widow is shaping up to be one of the hero's most intense stories yet. Recently revived...
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Review: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #91 Shuffles Up the Foot Clan’s Future

IDW's TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES series has had its fair share of surprises. Most recently, we've seen Master Splinter take over as leader of...
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Review: The Existential Despair of the House of El in SUPERMAN #8

After SUPERMAN #7 brought Jon Kent back from his space excursion with grandfather Jor-El, readers have been waiting anxiously to learn what happened during...
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Review: THE IMMORTAL HULK #13 – A Gamma-Filled Fight in Hell

Al Ewing has been crafting a truly haunting horror series with THE IMMORTAL HULK comic line. We’ve seen the fantastically written journey of Gamma...
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Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA #7 Shows Us What the Shield Stands For

The popular story told in the Secret Empire event continues to have incredible impact on Marvel's current Captain America run. Ta-Nehisi Coates has found a way to...
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Review: JUSTICE LEAGUE ANNUAL #1 – The End of the Multiverse?

After the huge success of DC Comics' Dark Nights: Metal series, it's hard to imagine the publisher reaching new heights so soon. But JUSTICE LEAGUE...
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Review: SHAZAM! #2 Takes Us On a Trip to the Funlands

The second installment of Geoff Johns' SHAZAM! series expands on the themes of family established in the previous issue. We're given a deeper look...
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Review: THE FANTASTIC FOUR #6 Shows Us the Best of Marvel’s First Family

Dan Slott's reforming of The Fantastic Four in THE FANTASTIC FOUR #6 is blazing ahead at full speed. In the previous issue, Ben Grimm,...
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Review: KISMET: MAN OF FATE Brings Back an Old Hero to Tackle New Problems

After over 70 years of silence, Kismet: Man of Fate has finally returned to comic books. The updated edition from A Wave New World places...
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Review: THE GREEN LANTERN #3: Hal Meets God?

Fans of Green Lantern stories from the '80s love Grant Morrison's new run. The unique artwork and police crime drama elements bring us a...
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Review: WOLVERINE: THE LONG NIGHT #1 – A Murder Mystery Worthy of Logan

Wolverine: The Long Night, the first scripted podcast produced by Marvel, has finally come to the comic book medium. WOLVERINE: THE LONG NIGHT #1...