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At last, a massive tome collecting this ambitious & ground breaking comic in it's entirety. I remember seeing ad's for this in the pages of Mirage Studios' Ninja Turtles comic back in the early 90's but sadly never got around to picking up any of the issues. It's very cool now to have the whole comic series collected into this handsome hardcover book especially since "The Puma Blues" has been out of print for almost 25 years & it's considered to be by many essential reading if you enjoy stuff like From Hell, DC's Vertigo imprint, or Barry Windsor Smith's Storyteller. Extra's include a forty page epilogue from creators Stephen Murphy & Michael Zulli, plus an afterword from Swamp Thing luminary Stephen R. Bissette. The artwork look's incredible & fortunately has been left intact in it's stark & moody black & white. I'd highly recommend picking yourself up a copy ASAP because once they're all gone it seems doubtful this'll be getting another edition in the near future. That & I have yet to see the series available in digital download format.

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This is just my yammering over the new Supergirl TV series from CBS. Granted it's just 2 episodes in yet I was quite surprised by it that I'd figure to drop a few lines about it. I'm a longtime & die hard DC & generally comics fan, & as great as it is that for the better part of the decade we've been getting spoiled all these movies & show's I can't help but feel that sooner or later it's all just going too implode on itself. Clearly some signs have been creeping out already (eg; Fox's latest FF movie, NBC's Constantine, etc.) but like most things, a trend has it's time in the spotlight before it turns into facts that describe moments in an era. Think "hair metal" or "grunge". I can only hope celebrity "reality TV" will finally meet a similar demise. In any event, while its great that older fans like myself are finally seeing some of these longtime characters adapted for the big & small screen, I've always preferred the original source material first & foremost. Comics are just so much more unlimited in their expressiveness & creativity. Back to Supergirl. Just from the trailer's & promo's alone I wasn't moved at all as I also dislike TV's Arrow, Flash, & Agents of Shield. I just never seemed to like CW's (remember the WB?) approach to the DC characters excluding 2004's animated, anime infused The Batman. The much maligned Fox's Gotham is a personal exception too. Also didn't care all that much for I Zombie or the short lived Constantine. Was it me or did Matt Ryan's portrayal just seem a little too hyper as the esoteric manipulator ("snake")? The promo's for Supergirl seemed like a blatantly mindless knock off of Superman but with more female friendly aesthetics for our current, hyper sensitive PC era but fortunately the writers have kept a good chunk of Supergirl's back story intact while making it contemporary with a premise that makes sense. Or at least the cast of the show make's it seem like it's all making sense. Sure Supergirl has it's moments of cheesiness (what current & past superhero themed show hasn't?) but overall it stands far enough removed from Synder's MOS movie & other Superman movie iterations though there are some mentions of the current Henry Cavill version but thankfully Melissa Benoist's Kara Zor-El is a totally different archetype & has enough wit, & charm to carry the weight of this new series. Not perfect but also not total bubblegum fare like the CW so hopefully the first season moves from strength to strength with each episode. This was definitely a surprise hit for me. Hope it stays around for a bit. 
 
Mike Mignola & Dark Horse Comics knock it out of the park once more with an awesome new comic book. Dark Horse is one of the veteran & premiere voices in not only indie comic books but fantasy & horror as well. Mike Mignola's line of titles, also affectionately called "The Mignolaverse" is continuously some of the most innovative & sometimes underrated comics on the racks in my opinion. Frankenstein Underground is a five issue miniseries written by Mike Mignola who also provides all the cover art & beautifully illustrated by Ben Stenbeck with perfect coloring from Dave Stewart. Mignola's Frankenstein monster is a perfect jumping on point for new readers & it's suspenseful pulp noir, lovecraftian tone isn't so far removed from it's cousin titles like Hellboy, BPRD, & Abe Sapien. Easily one of the newest & enjoyable reads of 2015. Simply a gorgeous comic book & the perfect alternative to the "big two". A+

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