When I read the first Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur trade, I didn't like it as much as I wanted to, not because it wasn't good, but... Wait.  I'm getting ahead of myself.  You probably showed up to see this preview of  Moon Girl #29, not to read my rambling.  So I'll show you the preview FIRST, and ramble second.

MOON GIRL, THE THING and HUMAN TORCH bond to become a new team of heroes to battle a world-destroying threat! But are they enough? H.E.R.B.I.E.? SILVER SURFER? Even the towering titan GALACTUS? Who will join them?!

Moon Girl and Devil Dino is good.  It started out well.  Kid-centric comics are always good to see.  Also black female STEM genius: yay!  For lots of reasons, Marvel and DC don't create many new characters that stick.  In the case of  Lunella Lafayette, Marvel followed the pattern of creating a new version of an existing one, replacing Moon Boy as the master of Devil Dinosaur with a African-American girl who is also a multi-disciplinary genius.

My main issue is that the designs for her inventions are not clever and whimsical enough.  Imagine Skottie Young, Frank Quitely, or Walt Simonson drawing this.  Hell, I WOULD BE AWESOME DRAWING THIS COMIC!

Am I hating?  I want to draw it, so maybe a little.  Moon Girl's concept is dope, and I want Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur to live up to the Kirby roots and social intent inherent in the character.  I want Black Girl Magic dammit!
Anyways, this looks decent, so I might cop it.  Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #29 is in stores now.

-"some AX"

Samax Amen is a professional Content Developer, Illustrator and Cartoonist. He is the artist of many great comics you never heard of like Herman Heed, Champion of Children, The Brother and The World As You Know It. He even writes and draws his own comics, like Dare: The Adventures of Darius Davidson, Spontaneous, and Manchild when he gets around to it. Because making comics is hard and stuff, he started GhettoManga as a blog in 2006 and as a print magazine in 2008.
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