Bento Bako Lite: Naruto vol. 50 (Guest Post)

Hey gang, due to my irrational loathing of all things Naruto, I called in the cavalry on this one and asked a fellow manga blogger to cover Naruto vol. 50 for me. Any review I wrote would be heinously biased, so I asked someone...
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Moonstone Reviews: Honey West #1

Honey West #1 Publisher: Moonstone Writer: Trina Robbins Artist: Cynthia Martin I’m into the type of comic that engages and focuses on a courageous, strong, funny, independent main character. And if it’s a female main chara...
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Red 5 Reviews: Atomic Robo: The Deadly Art of Science #2

Atomic Robo: The Deadly Art Of Science #2 Writer: Brian Clevinger Artist: Scott Wegener Publisher: Red 5 Comics For those keeping score at home, Atomic Robo: The Deadly Art Of Science, is volume 5 in the ever growing Atomic Rob...
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Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword

Hey gang! Today guest writer and manga blogger Daniella has reviewed Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword from Abrams Books. Daniella has written for us once before, during our Eisner 2010 highlights, when she wrote about the coo...
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Matt Digs into “The Reconcilers,” Finds Some Feldspar

When I was twelve, my uncle Dave took me aside and showed me a wonderful movie: the timeless action classic, The Running Man. Starring the pinnacle of acting, Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Running Man is set in a dystopian future ...
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Long Beach Comic Con’s Cosplay Begins with Elvis and Ends with Cool Cars

Long Beach Comic Con 2010 took place this past weekend in sunny California! At the beginning of the weekend I encountered more cosplayers on the street outside the Convention than inside. Both were fine by me and for much of Lo...
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Editorial: Millar’s “Superior” is Anything But; All According to Plan

Last Wednesday heralded the return of Mark Millar to comics. His new title, Superior, was sent out to the world, and upon reading it, a lot of people thought it was crap; I agree with them wholeheartedly, and to be quite frank,...
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The Doctor Comes to IDW: What Licensed Comics Need to Do Right

Doctor Who is an intimidating universe to get into. Like any piece of culture that has a couple decades’ worth of back story, jumping right in seems like a bad option; you don’t want to risk being overwhelmed and leavin...
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Interview with Doctor Who artist, Blair Shedd!

Everyone please welcome artist Blair Shedd to the stand! He’s IDW Publishing’s go-to Doctor Who guy, and all around great indie artist! ComicAttack: Some of our readers may not be lucky enough to be familiar with yo...
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Marvel’s New Carnage Series: Why, God, Why?

When word came out yesterday that we would be seeing Iron Man and Spider-Man in a joint effort against returning super-villain Carnage, I could only think of one thing. It wasn’t about the potential of an awesome team-up, or ...
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Marvel Cashes in With a New Heroes for Hire

The Heroes for Hire have been present in the Marvel Universe in a couple different iterations; they usually involve heroes that are associated with the “Iron Fist and Luke Cage” family of heroes, and operate of the ...
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Moment of Silence: Wilson and the DMZ

I’m on the fence about character death in comics. At times, it infuriates me…particularly when it’s used for shock value. In those cases, it’s tasteless, usually graphically violent, and in the long run,...
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