This graphic novel collects a crossover between the Gold (Adult) and Blue (Teen) X-Men teams as they battle against interdimensional entertainment entrepreneur Mojo. Once again on the hunt for ratings, our villain destroys a section of NYC to trap our heroes in an ever-escalating battle against current and classic foes. There are deaths until there aren’t and our heroes are losing until they deus ex machina themselves out of another jam, defeating and exiling Mojo to our planet, cut from his feed. Erstwhile Blue Team trainer Magneto makes his usual bucketload of threatening statements and comes to save the day […]
Tommy Taylor has been separated from his friends and is desperately trying to find a way back to them. He also needs to stop the ancient adversary, Pullman, from killing the legendary Leviathan once and for all, but is waylaid on his journey when the various witches and magical personages of Fabletown attempt to summon the greatest mage the worlds have ever seen, in order to stop the menace threatening their own realms. Tommy is pretty sure he’s not the person they’re looking for, but it’s clear that the remaining (and rapidly decreasing) citizens of Fabletown need all the help […]
Okay, first of all, what the hell has been going on in Fables while I’ve been away? Shit is MESSED UP. Second of all, this was way more of a Fables story than it was an Unwritten story, and it was a clunky Fables story at that. I haven’t checked in with Fables in years, and the last one I read was Vol. 6, Homelands. That ended in a very, very different place than this one began in, but it’s not hard to get into the groove of what’s going on. In fact, they go out of their way to make […]
Lizzie Borden took an ax… Those of us familiar with Lizzie’s story (or just with the rhyme) believe we know what happened next. Cherie Priest, though, looked at the variety of facts available, asked herself the writer’s favorite question (“What if…?”), and came up with an almost entirely different story. Though father and (step-) mother still take their whacks.