Bento Review: Blackcross: From The Pages Of Project Superpowers

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Project Superpowers was a series from Dynamite Comics that used Golden Age public domain heroes to tell modern stories.  These were heroes created by old comics publishers that went out of business and no one bought the rights to their characters.  Technically, anyone can use them.  Dynamite did.

Blackcross is a spin-off mini-series from the looks of things involving a super powered serial killer who is on his way to the mysterious town of Blackcross in the Pacific Northwest.  Some folks there have had weird things happening lately…

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Bento Review: Stumptown: The Case Of The Baby In The Velvet Case

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I love Greg Rucka’s work.  Comic Bento sent me what was actually the second volume in his Stumptown series, explaining that the first volume wasn’t needed to enjoy the work.

That was largely true, and then I discovered a second treat when I did a little research into the series itself.

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Bento Review: Death Sentence

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I mentioned in my last Bento review that I had never heard of Titan Comics, the publisher of Death Sentence.

Well, it turns out they’re a British publisher, and that leads me to this book, the story that asked what a person would do if they got a disease that not only granted awesome superpowers, but also six months to live.

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Bento Review: The Fifth Beatle

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The Beatles were one of it not the most influential and popular rock bands of all time.  The Fab Four have often had various other individuals referred to as the “Fifth Beatle,” but Vivel J. Tiwary and Andrew C. Robinson’s hardcover biography, The Fifth Beatle:  The Brian Epstein Story from Dark Horse Comics, suggests the real Fifth Beatle was the band’s manager, Brian Epstein.

Review and maybe some SPOILERS after the cut.

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