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Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive: Make It So!

The fact that another addition to the seemingly never-ending Star Trek saga beamed down to us in September was great news, especially since it came via the medium of comic books. However, it wasn’t really earth-shattering...
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Criminal Macabre and 30 Days of Night: Match Made in Hell (in a good way)

Publication Date: Dec. 12, 2012 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Steve Niles Artist: Christopher Mitten Colorist: Michelle Madsen Cover Artist: Justin Erickson It is this writer’s opinion that crossovers, like virtually all othe...
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Alternative Methods for getting your Comic Book Fix

We are living in what a number of well-meaning folks have dubbed “The Information Age.” Presumably due to the ever expanding, constantly upgrading, and seemingly limitless amount of features (apps, to use the parlance of ou...
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Nickelodeon Resuscitates TMNT For New Generation

Following fast on the heels of their successful relaunch in the comic book realm via IDW, the seemingly immortal Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise’s media blitz hit the small screen Saturday with the series opener of...
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Podcasts Make Virtual Waves In Virtual World

You have most likely heard or read somewhere from some either wannabe, self-described, or actual linguistics expert that the English language is one of, if not the most difficult languages to learn, compared to all of the other...
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Studio 407 Reviews: Havoc Brigade

Havoc Brigade Written by: Neal Marshal Stevens Drawn by: John Bosco Published by: Studio 407 It is a well known axiom that it’s virtually impossible to come up with a truly original plot. It’s all been done before. Original...
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Motion Comics: Comic Books Without the Hassle of Reading!

It’s nice when the name of a thing tells you exactly what that thing is and exactly what that thing does, such as dishwasher or garage door opener or toothbrush. We in the wordsmith business like to call these self-expla...
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Digital Comics: More Evolution than Revolution

The rise in popularity of comic books and graphic novels has led to a number of significant changes within the comic book publishing industry, the vast majority of which are just flat-out cool as heck (this is a family arti...
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Arcana Reviews: Champions of the Wild Weird West

Creators: Erik Hendrix, Michael Nelsen Writers: Michael David Nelsen, Erik Hendrix Penciler: George Kambadais Inker: George Kambadais Colorist: George Kambadais Editor: Sean Patrick O’Reilly As I was reading Arcana Comics...
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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...
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Aye Carumba! Simpsons Comics Go Digital

If you claim to be a die-hard fan of the The Simpsons, and the name Bongo Comics is not immediately recognizable to you, then you should stop whatever you are doing right now (besides reading this article), and pay attention. Y...
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ComiXology Offers Digital Comic Book Wonderland

  Most of the major comic book publishers are moving beyond just offering some of their popular titles in a digital format. These days, on the websites for DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and many others, you ...
by Kevin