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Nick Hedge

A longtime comics fan, Nick grew up reading the much derided comics of the 90's (Clone Saga! Liefeld! Pouches & Guns!) and has never looked back. Now an adult with literary prowess of his own, he uses his powers for good; reviewing comics for Pure Fandom and holding the beloved art form to a higher standard for all. Excelsior!

Luke Cage #166: Great art propels a prison mystery

This post on Luke Cage #166 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! From his humble beginnings as a street-level Harlem hero, Luke Cage […]

Uncanny Avengers #28: Struggling to justify its existence

This post on Uncanny Avengers #28 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! I remember reading the first run of Uncanny Avengers and thinking […]

The Punisher #16: Blood and skulls

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Dark Nights: Metal #1: Ambiguous foes, but solid JL action

This post on Dark Nights Metal #1 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! Ever since the launch of the New 52 continuity several […]

Black Panther & The Crew #5: Manifold joins the crew

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Venom #153: Aliens v. dinosaurs in a fun final battle

This post on Venom #153 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! The original Venom, Eddie Brock, is back in his own monthly series. […]

Batman Detective Comics #962: Magic, robots, and 90’s nostalgia

This post on Batman Detective Comics #962 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! Speaking as a child of the 90’s, the primary reason […]

Champions #11: Meaningless crossover lip service

This post on Champions #11 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! In the aftermath of Civil War II, the younger heroes of the […]

Green Arrow #28: Ollie hits Metropolis, chaos ensues

This post on Green Arrow #28 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! Green Arrow is on a road trip. Ever since his company, […]

Mother Panic #9: Noir superheroics with art to match

This post on Mother Panic #9 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! DC’s new “Young Animal” imprint has a handful of great titles […]

Cable #3: Rote time-travel antics slow the old man down

This post on Cable #3 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! With his upcoming live-action debut coming soon, it’s only natural for Marvel […]

Old Man Logan #26: On the hunt for the Maestro

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Weapon X #4: Overstuffed with messy art

This post on Weapon X #4 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! In typical fashion for the character, Old Man Logan is on […]

Black Bolt #3: Escape from space-jail!

This post on Black Bolt #3 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! Black Bolt, king of the Inhumans, has a new solo series. […]

The Defenders #2: Well paced team-book action

This post on The Defenders #2 is brought to you by Downtown Comics, Indianapolis’ largest comic book shop! They love to nerd out just like us at Pure Fandom. Head to their website for deals and updates on your favorite comics, swag, and more! In the ongoing quest to align its television and film properties […]