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Review: THE FADE OUT #1


“The Fade Out” is the new noir series from Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. It opens up with a recollection of the “phantom planes” over Los Angeles, the Japanese bombers imagined but never actually in the air, following Pearl Harbor. Hearing them up above became a nervous habit hard to break. And so the world of Charlie Parish, a schemer and a screenwriter in Hollywood, seems to be just one big bad habit.

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Filed under Comics, Comics Reviews, Crime, Crime Fiction, Ed Brubaker, Hollywood, Image Comics, Noir, Sean Phillips

Review: George Reeves Bluewater Comics Tribute


Written and illustrated by M. Anthony Gerardo, this comic book tribute to actor George Reeves is fresh and engaging due to its quirky storytelling. If you’ve seen “Hollywoodland,” the movie based on the life of the actor first to portray Superman on television, then you know this is a pretty unusual, even shocking, life story. And, even if you haven’t seen Ben Affleck play George Reeves, there’s a very good chance you are at least familiar with this landmark in pop culture. As Bluewater Comics states, this tribute is a way to “celebrate the man who personified America’s first and greatest superhero.”

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Filed under Bluewater Comics, Comics, Comics Reviews, Superman