Comic Review: Kirby Genesis: Silver Star #6
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Kirby Genesis: Silver Star #6
Written by Jai Nitz
Art by Johnny Desjardins
Colors by Vinicius Andrade
Letters by Simon Bowland
Cover by Alex Ross
Dynamite Entertainment
Release Date: June 27, 2012
Cover Price: $3.99

In Kirby Genesis: Silver Star #6 there’s a LOT going on. Unfortunately, I didn’t like much of it, to be honest. While it was a good effort, I found myself SO lost in this comic, that I almost gave up reading it. But for you, dear readers, I stuck with it.

Writer Jai Nitz had me SO confused with this issue I don’t know where to start. This comic is ALL over the map, it seems there’s more than a handful of Silver Stars and a number of his villains (who are also all the same person), that I really had a problem knowing just who was who and who I should be routing for. There’s also a little girl, that I THINK turns into a love interest in the end, but I honestly don’t know. I’m afraid this comic falls victim to some VERY confusing storytelling. A narrative or re-cap paragraph would’ve helped immensely here.

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Comic Review: Kato Origins #11

Kato Origin #11
Written by Jai Nitz
Pencils by Colton Worley
Inks by Colton Worley
Colors by Carlos Lopez
Letters by Simon Bowland
Covers by Colton Worley, Francesco Francavilla
Dynamite Entertainment
Release date: August 31, 2011
Cover Price: $3.99

I want to say upfront that I have not read the other books in the Kato Origins line. Normally this isn’t that big of a hindrance when reading a single issue. There is normally a brief recap, and then plenty of information to keep you in the know. This isn’t necessarily the case, and I’ll get to why that is in a moment.

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Comic Review: Tron: Betrayal

Tron: Betrayal
Writer: Jai Nitz
Pencils: Andie Tong and Jeff Matsuda
Inks: Pete Pantazis
Marvel Comics
Release Date: November 16, 2010

In the nearly thirty years between the events of Tron and Tron: Legacy, a lot has happened in Kevin Flynn’s life. Legacy gives the viewer all the basic information needed to understand and enjoy the events that take place, but for those who want the whole story, Tron: Betrayal gives you that and much more.

Kevin Flynn is a man torn between two worlds. In the real world he is the head of ENCOM, a Fortune 500 corporation, and a father-to-be. He is also the creator of a digital world that has undergone some drastic change in its short existence. The program TRON helps to keep order and security in the grid while Flynn is gone, but the expanding world needs more than just order. The amount of attention needed in both worlds has run Flynn down, so he creates CLU, a program in his own image to run the grid in his stead. CLU is charged by Flynn with creating “the perfect system” and he takes this task very seriously, going to extreme lengths to ensure its success. As a divide begins between CLU and Flynn’s definition of perfection, Flynn’s real-world responsibilities keep him away from the grid for longer periods of time than usual. The division between the grid’s creator and its supervisor is reaching a boiling point, all while Flynn is trying to raise his newborn son and still maintain an active role at ENCOM.

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Jock Releases ‘Tron: Betrayal’ Graphic Novel Art

Are you as excited for Tron Legacy as I am? If you are, then you might want to prepare for the film by reading Tron: Betrayal, the film’s 128-page prequel graphic novel.

Check out here below the concept art and cover by Jock, who released the images on his blog.

The prequel comic, which was written by Jai Nitz, will first be released as a 2-issue limited miniseries in October, with the collected graphic novel coming out on November 17, 2010. Tron Legacy comes to theaters on December 17, 2010.

Below are the solicit details for the graphic novel from Marvel and Disney Enterprises Inc.

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