Image Comics Reviews: Shinku #1

Shinku #1 Publisher: Image Writer: Ron Marz Artist: Lee Moder Cover: Lee Moder Ever since receiving an advance preview copy of Shinku from Marz at the Albany Comic Con last year, I’ve been chompin’ at the bit to rea...
by InfiniteSpeech
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Ink Stains 95: Infinity 3

If there was one fanzine that epitomized the term, “artzine,” it was Infinity, with issue three containing Jeff Jones, Berni Wrightson, Frank Brunner, Michael Kaluta and much more! Infinity 3: 1971 Editors and publi...
by kenmeyerjr
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Retroactive Continuity: Cancelled Comic Cavalcade #2

Anticipating the sell-out success of Cancelled Comic Cavalcade #1 (an easy call, given that all 35 copies were earmarked for the creators, copyright office, and Robert Overstreet (“… to show the world it actually ha...
by Tom
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Bento Bako Weekly: Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths

Title: Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths Author: Shigeru Mizuki Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly Volume: Single volume, $24.95 Vintage: Originally published in 1973 as Soin gyokusai seyo!, Drawn & Quarterly edition in April 2...
by Kristin
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Geronimo Stilton and Reed Gunther

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.84: Rock It Like Buzz Dixon Buzz Dixon has done a ton of writing over the years. Aside from many comic books, he also wrote a ton of episodes of 1980s TV shows like Transformers, Jem, Thun...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Weekly: Requiem of the Rose King volume 1

Title: Requiem of the Rose King Author: Aya Kanno Publisher: Viz Media Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2014 by Akita Publishing, March 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Historical Richard III. Henry VI. Duke of York. Joan of Arc. The W...
by Kristin
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Marvel Girl, Houdini and More!

Blip-blap-bloppity-blippity-boop! Nothing like a stupid sound effect to start your daily diet (unless you’re reading this at night). This column just happens to be: From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! Let’s start o...
by Drew
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Ink Stains 6: RBCC 135

RBCC 135 (April 1977) Publisher and editor:  James Van Hise Very few fanzines had longer runs than RBCC (Rocket’s Blast ComiCollector). Perhaps The Comic Reader and The Buyer’s Guide are the only ones that were aro...
by kenmeyerjr
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Those Who Came Before: Walter Simonson

This month we take a look at a man who has shaken things up in the world of comics a time or two. He has gotten away with giving Mjolnir to an alien warrior with a face that resembles that of a horse, and even turning Thor into...
by Eli
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This Comic Is History: Maus

Welcome to This Comic Is History, a bi-monthly column dealing with comics that were either influenced by, or themselves influenced the course of history. This column will alternate with Sequential History. This time we’re...
by Eli
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: 75 Years of The Beano!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No. 155 This week marked the 75th anniversary of The Beano coming out onto stands to entertain readers for generation after generation. Since 1938, this weekly comic has been entertaining gen...
by Drew
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Onrie Kompan Productions: Yi Soon Shin: Warrior and Defender #1

Yi Soon Shin: Warrior and Defender #1 Publisher: Onrie Kompan Productions Writer: Onrie Kompan Artist: Giovanni Paolo Timpano Cover: Joel Saaverdra “Warrior and Defender pt 1”: This is not some fantastic, mystical t...
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