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Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: January 21st, 2015

It’s Wednesday and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! The Wicked + The Divine #7 Written by Kieron Gillen Art by Jamie McKelvie Lettered by Clayton…

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LISA: Weird End of the World [Review]

Pop culture has an obsession with being “edgy,” whether it be through grittiness, hyperviolence, or manipulative melodrama. “Edgy,” as a term for describing somehow-exciting and somehow-different new art, has seemingly been drained of any positive connotations. It has become a word that’s to be used exclusively with a sarcastic tone, mocking the tryhards that would…

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March: Book Two is a Selma Remembrance From a Man Who Lived It [Review]

There’s a powerful vignette in the opening pages of March: Book One, the autobiographical graphic novel from Congressman John Lewis, that depicts a moment from the Selma voting rights march, beat for beat presaging an identical moment in Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed film Selma. In the film, as lensed by incredible cinematographer Bradford Young, the standoff between protesters and Alabama…

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The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World [Review]

Folk-rock icons The Decemberists have a well-earned reputation for melancholy. They’re best known for their musical brand of Dickensian tragedy, The Smiths by way of Fairport Convention. The short stories found on a Decemberists album frequently involve murder, rape, revenge, war, ghosts, and the occasional suicide pact, all performed with a quirky, over-the-top theatricality. They drop…

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Deadshirt Is Listening… Slamming Shots, Feeling Surprised, Starting Over

Deadshirt is Listening…Bringing you a rundown of our staff and guest contributors’ favorite new tracks released in the past week after they’ve had the weekend to blast them in their cars, in a club, alone in their rooms, etc. Julian Ames is starting over to… “Begin Again” Purity Ring Another Eternity Electropop Last month Purity…

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Deadshirt Is Reading… NEW STAR WARS

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List. Jason Urbanciz is reading… Star Wars #1 Written by Jason…