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    by Published on 05-22-2015 07:48 PM
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    Reviewer: Terry Verticchio
    Quick Rating: Bloody good fun
    Title: To Live and Die in Small Town

    Archie believes he safe back home in Riverdale, but he doesn't know the hunt is still on.

    Script:
    Alex de Campi
    Pencils: Fernando Ruiz
    Inks: Rich Koslowski
    Colours: Jason Millet
    Letters: John Workman
    Cover (my pick): Robert Hack with Stephen Downer
    Editor: Brendan Wright
    Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

    Archie and the Gang learn what happened to a couple of their compatriots in Los Perdidos. They were killed by what could only have been a wild animal. But in truth they were killed by a Predator, the Universe's greatest hunter. And now he stalks more prey in Riverdale. Can the gang survive the deadliest game?
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    by Published on 05-22-2015 07:21 PM
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    Reviewer: Terry Verticchio
    Quick Rating: Very Good
    Title: The Thief and the Kunoichi-Part One

    Once again Usagi's curiosity lands him a world of trouble.

    Creator: Stan Sakai
    Colours: Tom Luth
    Editor: Brendan Wright
    Publisher: Dark Horse Comics.

    Even in the dead of night there is always activity. Most of it is harmless. But some of it is nefarious in nature. There are thieves lurking in the darkness and one in particular wants to know what treasures a rich merchant may be hiding. Unfortunately on that night there is more than one thief working in the shadows.
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    by Published on 05-21-2015 01:11 AM
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    Courtesy of DC Comics, here are the publisher’s solicitation copies and preview images for books which are due to ship in August 2015, pre-solicitations for books due to ship in September, October and December 2015, as well as DC Collectibles items due to ship in September, October, November and December 2015.

    DC UNIVERSE

    DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #1

    Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
    Art by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
    Cover by ANT LUCIA
    1:25 Variant cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
    On sale AUGUST 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
    Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
    The ultra-popular statues from DC Collectibles come to life in their own ongoing comic book series! Learn the story behind this alternate reality where the Second World War is fought by superpowered women on the front lines and behind the scenes! It all begins with the stories of Batwoman, Wonder Woman and Supergirl.
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    by Published on 05-20-2015 10:00 PM
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    Each week, CxPulp staff look at six different new releases. Whether it's a new series, a big event, or a title we like and think you should check out, each book has something to offer in our weekly column, Pick Six

    CxPulp Pick Six ~ Week of May 20th, 2015

    Convergence: New Teen Titans #2
    Writer:
    Marv Wolfman
    Artist: Nicola Scott
    Publisher: ...
    by Published on 05-20-2015 04:37 PM
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    Courtesy of Marvel Comics, here are the publisher’s solicitation copies and preview images for books which are due to ship in August 2015.

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    SECRET WARS

    SECRET WARS #6 (of 8)

    JONATHAN HICKMAN (w) • ESAD RIBIC (a)
    Cover by ALEX ROSS
    Connecting Variant by SIMONE BIANCHI
    Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
    Variant Covers by ESAD RIBIC & BABS TARR
    Classic Variant by TBD Artist
    THE FINAL WAR!
    40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
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    by Published on 05-18-2015 06:47 PM
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    Game of Thrones
    Episode 506: Unbound, Unbent, Unbroken
    Aired May 17th, 2015
    HBO Canada

    Are you ready to be no one? That is what Arya is asked as she continues playing the 'game' with the Faceless Men. Not yet. In the meantime Baelish continues his own game in playing off all the Royal Houses against each other in the hopes of coming out on top regardless of who wins. ...
    by Published on 05-17-2015 04:01 PM
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    Reviewer: Terry Verticchio
    Quick Rating: Good Fun
    MPAA: PG-13 (with some potty mouth)

    The Avengers must battle the greatest evil the world has ever seen...again.

    Director:
    Joss Whedon
    Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, James Spader.
    Screenplay: Joss Whedon
    Producers: Kevin Feige
    Music: Brian Tyler, Danny Elfman
    Cinematography: Ben Davis
    Editor: Jeffrey Ford, Lisa Lassek
    Studio: Marvel Studios
    Distributor: Walt Disney
    Running time: 141 minutes
    Release Date: May 1st, 2015

    The World's Mightiest Heroes are still fighting. They are traveling the world bringing down what is left of Hydra and trying to recover Loki's sceptre. While they succeed in bringing down Hydra they are unaware that they have two 'enhanced' (nee: mutants) people in his employ. And one of them has the power to get into people's heads. She gets into Tony's and makes him see the deaths of his friends and the world. This freaks him out. And so he sets out to use the sceptre to create the greatest AI ever. He creates Ultron.

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    by Published on 05-17-2015 02:22 AM
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    Reviewed By: Andrea Speed andy@cxpulp.com
    Quick Rating: Very Good
    General Rating: R – It’s Mad Max! Seriously, were you expecting PG?

    Max finds himself stuck between a rock and a hard place. Or, more specifically, an immoral warlord and a woman on a quest for redemption.

    Written By: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, and Nico Lathouris
    Starring:
    Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Nathan Jones, Zoë Kravitz , Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough, Abbey Lee, Courtney Eaton
    Directed By:
    George Miller
    Released By:
    Warner Brothers


    It may or may not surprise you that The Road Warrior is, in my opinion, one of the greatest movies of all time. Now, I’m not saying it’s a perfect film; I could list all its flaws right now. But it’s so damn
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    by Published on 05-17-2015 01:48 AM
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    Reviewer: Terry Verticchio
    Quick Rating: Very Good
    Title: The Woman Beneath The Mask

    The identity of Thor is revealed.

    Writer: Jason Aaron
    Artist: Russel Dauterman
    Colours: Matthew Wilson
    Letters: VC's Joe Sabino
    Editor: Wil Moss
    Publisher: Marvel Comics

    Odin, Lord of Asgard is a bit miffed. He's upset that there is a new Thor and it's a member of the female gender. So he sends a Destroyer robot to bring her down once and for all. Except she doesn't fight alone, Odinson (the god formerly known as Thor) is ready to fight along her side and he brought a posse of heroines to back him up. Let the battle royal begin!

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    by Published on 05-15-2015 10:08 PM
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    Reviewer: Terry Verticchio
    Quick Rating: Very Good
    Title: Doom Messiah

    Earth is gone...there is only Battleworld.

    Writer & Designer:
    Jonathan Hickman
    Artist: Esad Ribic
    Colours: Ive Scorcina
    Letters: Chris Eliopoulos
    Production: Idette Winecoor
    Cover: Alex Ross
    Editors: Tom Brevoort with Wil Moss
    Publisher: Marvel Comics

    The Incursions have destroyed the multiverse. All that was is no more. All that remains is a single planet. And it is ruled by one Man, now a god. He is Doom. All bow to him. All those who used to be heroes or villains bend their knee and pay homage to Doom. But there are remnants from what was. Two vessels have landed. And one holds death.
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    by Published on 05-12-2015 10:30 PM
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    Each week, CxPulp staff look at six different new releases. Whether it's a new series, a big event, or a title we like and think you should check out, each book has something to offer in our weekly column, Pick Six

    CxPulp Pick Six ~ Week of May 13th, 2015

    Convergence: Green Lantern/ Parallax #2
    Writer:
    Anthony Bedard
    Artist: Ron Wagner
    Publisher: ...
    by Published on 05-12-2015 12:34 AM
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    Game of Thrones
    Episode 505: Kill The Boy
    Aired May 11th, 2015
    HBO Canada

    The North Remembers. The Starks are decimated, but there is one member of that beleaguered family left and there are plenty folk left in the North that chafe under the rule of the Boltons and are willing to give aid to raise her high. But talk is cheap and Sansa still has to have dinner with the Boltons. ...

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