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REVIEW: 'John Wick' #1 by Greg Pak, Giovanni Valletta, and David Curiel

Greg Pak and Giovanni Valletta examine the backstory of John Wick with Dynamite's 'John Wick' prequel. Before he became a legend John had to learn the ropes on his way to becoming the feared and respected assassin.


JOHN WICK #1   
Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Giovanni Valletta
Colors: David Curiel
Letterer: Tom Napolitano Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: November 29, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99
Score: ★★★☆☆ (3/5)
Set in El Paso, Texas, this adventure is far removed from the urban landscape we're used to seeing John in the movies. There's a Western feel as John crosses paths with a belligerent tough guy as he minds his business and the tension would have you believe a showdown was about to take place.

Greg Pak captures the demeanor and deliberate actions of John Wick as the build-up to violence is slow but as exciting and vicious as the films themselves. John's dialogue is expectedly minimal but just the right amount as you can hear yourself listening to K…

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer Finally Delivers Thanos Against the MCU

The highly-anticipated first trailer for “Avengers: Infinity War” arrived Wednesday and it did not disappoint the fans. Marvel Studios premiered the official trailer during ABC’s “Good Morning America.”


“There was an idea to bring together a group of remarkable people, to see if we could become something more. So when they needed us, we could fight the battles that they never could,” the trailer begins with the voiceover of several characters. The dramatic tone gives way to a barrage of scenes including the arrival of Thanos (Josh Brolin)  himself who's in a punchy mood. It's the superhero team-up Marvel fans have been waiting for.

The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man, Spider-Man, Black Panther, and just about every other Marvel hero in the MCU join together to take on the Mad Titan who is trying to collect the Infinity Stones. It's the culmination of 10 years and nearly 20 movies of remarkable success and staying power that Marvel Studios hav…

NEW COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable Releases 11/29/17

Check out this week's recommended new comic book titles hitting stores and digital platforms today.


NEW COMIC BOOK DAY 11/29 by Slidely Slideshow

(W) Tom King(A) Michael Lark(A/CA) Lee Weeks
Travel back in time with us to see the early days of the Bat and the Cat. What was Bruce and Selina's first date? How did this rivalry blossom into romance, and then go right back to being a rivalry again? Tom King reteams with his BATMAN/ELMER FUDD collaborator Lee Weeks to show us a little young love with capes and cowls. And a little crimefighting, too.


(W) Alisa Kwitney(A) Mike Norton(CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
Leave the world of the mundane behind and step through the magical doors of Mystik U! After a tragic accident, a young Zatanna Zatara, under the guidance of Rose Psychic, enrolls in a mysterious university that teaches its students how to master their unique brands of magic. Will Zatanna fit in with her new classmates (Enchantress, Sargon the Sorcerer, Faust and more!) and unlock…

Betty and Veronica Assemble Their Biker Gang in 'Vixens' #2

NEW ONGOING SERIES! The Vixens assemble—Betty and Veronica can’t take down a rival biker gang on their own; it’s time to call in some reinforcements; meet the newest additions to their gang!


BETTY & VERONICA: VIXENS #2
Script: Jamie L. Rotante Art: Eva Cabrera, Elaina Unger, Rachel Deering Cover: Eva Cabrera Variant Cover: Sanya Anwar On Sale Date: 12/20 32-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S.

Artwork by Eva Cabrera & Elaina Unger








PREVIEW: 'Vampirella' Vol. 4 #8 by Jeremy Whitley and Andy Belanger

The perfect jumping on point for anyone who has been curious to try Vampirella! Join brand new creative team Jeremy Whitley (The Unstoppable Wasp, Avengers, Princeless) and Andy Belanger (Southern Cross, Swamp Thing, Black Church) as Vampi and Vicki emerge into a ruined wasteland that hates Vampirella for the unintended consequences of saving them.  This Vampirella story has everything: a new adventure, new romance, and the return of a very old evil.


Vampirella Vol. 4 #8 writer: Jeremy Whitley artists: Andy Belanger covers: Philip Tan (A)               Jorge Fornés  (B)               Cosplay Photo Variant (C)               Jimmy Broxton (D-Sub)               Cosplay Photo (RI Virg)               Philip Tan (RI B/W)               Jimmy Broxton Tan (D-B/W)               Philip Tan (RI Virgin) FC  |  32 pages  |  $3.99  |  Teen +












PREVIEW: 'John Wick' #1 by Greg Pak and Giovanni Valletta

When a young John Wick emerges from prison and embarks upon his first, epic vendetta, he comes up against a strange, powerful community of assassins and must learn how to master the Book of Rules that guide their lethal business. What are the Three Bills? Who is Calamity? And who was
John Wick before he became the Baba Yaga?


JOHN WICK: BOOK OF RULES  PART ONE - Here for the first time, read the thrilling origin story of John Wick, from “Planet Hulk” writer Greg Pak and “Dark Horse Presents” artist Giovanni Valletta.

John Wick #1 writer: Greg Pak artist: Giovanni Valletta covers: Giovanni Valletta (A)               Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz (B)               Photo Variant (C)               John Cassaday (D-Sub) FC  |  32 pages  |  $3.99  |   Teen +












PREVIEW: 'Eternity' #2 by Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine

Divine intervention!

Beyond the barriers of our reality… Outside the boundaries of human understanding… A universe of immensely powerful beings and advanced civilizations has evolved parallel to our own… But what links this strange plane of existence to ours, and what do its majestic inhabitants want with the child of Abram Adams – the denizen of Earth now called Divinity? To find out, Abram and his comrade, Myshka, must enter Eternity’s infinite realm…and encounter the Unknown itself!

New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR) and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY) push the year’s most visionary series light years ahead…and open up a new frontier in Valiant’s acclaimed sci-fi meta-epic!
ETERNITY #2 (of 4) Written by MATT KINDT Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (SEP172030) Cover B by TOM MULLER (SEP172031) Character Design Variant by MATT KINDT (SEP172032) Variant Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE (SEP172033)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRES…