Don’t Call It a Reboot: New Marvel NOW!

Are the new Marvel Comic books entitled Marvel NOW! a reboot? What exactly is a reboot in the preferred nomenclature of the modern comics world? Does it describe a fresh, new start for the characters in an ongoing series that...
by Kevin
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Marion G. Harmon on Superheroes, Kindle Publishing, and Real Life Turned Comic Magicians

We’ve had plenty of comic book writers and plenty of comic book artists get reviewed and interviewed (as well as occasionally guest write). There have even been some odd jobs such as story book editors come onto our site....
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: Enemies & Allies

Title: Enemies & Allies Writer: Kevin J. Anderson Cover Artist: Alex Ross Publisher: It Books, imprint of Harper Collins With decades of countless new elements, story lines, and of course the New 52, it seems that DC Comic...
by AHudson
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Bento Bako Weekly: Dreamland Japan

Title: Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga (Collector’s Edition) Author: Frederik L. Schodt Publisher: Stone Bridge Press Price: $29.95 (HC, 375 pages) Vintage: Originally published in 1996, current version in June ...
by Kristin
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Gamex 2012!

Over Labor Day weekend at the Sheraton Hotel near LAX airport in Los Angeles, California, Strategicon was having its Gamex convention. This convention is more of a 4-day slumber party; it was the most relaxed and open conventio...
by Dr. Bustos
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Bubble Punch Presents: Super*Market (4-15-12) Part 1

This past Saturday at Meltdown Comics (this place always seems to have cool stuff going on beyond being a great comic shop) there was a swap meet of crafts, clothes, art, and more, with a focus towards women who love nerdy thin...
by Dr. Bustos
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Bento Bako Lite: The Art of The Secret World of Arrietty

Title: The Art of The Secret World of Arrietty Publisher: Viz Media (Studio Ghibli Library) Author: Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Hayao Miyazaki, Yoji Takeshige, Noboru Yoshida, Ai Kagawa, Akihiko Yamashita Price: $34.99 Vintage: 2010 ...
by Kristin
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Off the Shelf: H.E.R.O.: Metamorphosis

Title: H.E.R.O. – Metamorphosis Author: Kevin Rau Artist: Kevin Rau Publisher: Independent The new era of independent books from the Kindle Renaissance and the subsequent explosion of superhero books has been a welcome on...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: “Dune: The Butlerian Jihad” by Kevin J. Anderson & Brian Herbert

Back in 1992, the original Dune novel was my personal gateway into adult science fiction. First published in 1965, I was about eight-years-old when I read it cover to cover, and while most of the philosophical stuff went over m...
by Andy
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Off the Shelf: Lady, Go Die!

Title: Lady, Go Die! Authors: Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins Artist: Amazing15.com Publisher: Titan Books Mike Hammer, as well as its creator Mickey Spillane, are up there in the bestselling series and author of all time...
by AHudson
 

 
 
 

Bento Bako Bonus: Love Water LN

Title: Love Water Author: Written by Venio Tachibana, illustrated by Tooko Miyagi Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing (Juné) Volume: One-shot light novel, $8.95 Vintage: 2007 by Taiyoh Tosho Publishing Co., October 2010 by DMP...
by Kristin
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Incredible Comic Book Women with Tom Nguyen: The Kick-Ass Guide to Drawing Hot Babes!

Artist Tom Nguyen is a friend of ComicAttack.net who has worked on numerous comic books as both an inker and artist, including Green Lantern Corps, Green Lantern, Superman: The Man of Steel, The Adolescent Radioactive Black Bel...
by Andy
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