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Bento Bako Weekly: In Clothes Called Fat

Posted  September 1, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: In Clothes Called Fat Author: Moyoco Anno Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: One-shot, $16.95 Vintage: 2002 by Shodensha, 2014 by Vertical Genre: Drama, josei Just a note here: this book is about a woman struggling with body image issues, and includes references to eating disorders. So if you’re turned off or otherwise bothered by that, […]

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Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: The Punisher

Posted  August 31, 2014  by  Billy

  Hey everybody, it’s time for another character spotlight in Marvel Snapshot! It occurred to me that I’d never done a spotlight on the Punisher! So why not get it done right now! This controversial character has been up and down over his lifetime, and I’m aiming to shine some light on his history in […]

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Ye Olde School Café: Stoker’s Dracula #1

Posted  August 30, 2014  by  Billy

  Hello and welcome to another edition of Ye Olde School Café! This time around I’ll be focusing in on an issue that really set the bar for adaptations as far as I’m concerned, and what better story to check out than Bram Stoker’s Dracula! Back in the 1970s, during the horror comics explosion, a […]

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Anime Fest 2014: Part 1: The Con

Posted  August 29, 2014  by  Kristin

Another Anime Fest has come and gone. What’s that? Did you miss it? Well, it did change dates this year. For years the convention has been held over Labor Day weekend, but this year it was moved to mid-August, the 15-18. It was still held in downtown Dallas at the Sheraton, which despite a 30% […]

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All-New Uncanny X-Piles #181

Posted  August 29, 2014  by  SpidermanGeek

Welcome back ComicAttackers and X-fans to this week’s edition of the All-New Uncanny X-Piles where a handful of our merriest mutant loving reviewers have dropped by once again to regale you with their thoughts on that one X-Title that has impacted them the most, be it good or bad, from last week’s releases. So keep […]

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BOOM! Studios Review: Lumberjanes #4

Lumberjanes #4 Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writers: Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis Illustrator: Brooke Allen Colorist: Maarta Laiho Letterer: Aubrey Aiese Cover: Noelle Stevenson It’s no secret that Lumberjanes is a crit...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Monster volume 1 (Perfect Edition)

Title: Monster Author: Naoki Urasawa Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, Perfect Edition (2-in-1), $19.99 Vintage: July 2014 Genre: Mystery, horror, psychological thriller Dr. Tenma has it all. He’s a s...
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Tales From The Water Cooler #171

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, Decapitated Dan, The Comic Book Clergyman and the Canadian Websliger each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. Listen in this...
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Character Spotlight: Red Tornado

Welcome back for another Character Spotlight, presenting the robot that isn’t technically a robot but is still a robot, Red Tornado! From a god to an air elemental, the creature that would be Red Tornado is the god in the...
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Kickstarter Spotlight: Dave Cockrum’s Futurians

In 1983, Marvel Comics published an idea from the brilliant mind of Dave Cockrum (RIP) in Marvel Graphic Novel #9 called The Futurians. This team of superheroes will likely remind you of another team Dave co-created, called Th...
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Tales From The Water Cooler #170

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, Decapitated Dan, The Comic Book Clergyman and the Canadian Websliger each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. Listen in this...
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Dark Horse Reviews: X #15

X #15 Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Writer: Duane Swierczynski Artist: Eric Nguyen Cover: Tony Parker & Michelle Madsen There are very few monthly titles left that establish a gritty and grounded look at vigilante action...
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From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays

FFGtGR: Garfield and Bee and Puppycat!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.177 Welcome back ya’ll to another week at our all-ages comics column, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! This week the musical Cats announced that it was getting a revival, complete...
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Dark Horse Comics SDCC 2014 Exclusives!

  DARK HORSE UNVEILS THE FIRST WAVE OF 2014 COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL EXCLUSIVE BOOKS AND PRODUCTS!  The year’s most anticipated event will host more exclusive Dark Horse merchandise than ever before! July means the most ...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 07/02/14

Action Comics #33 (DC) Martin: 4.5/5 stars. My favorite Superman title with a stellar creative team and one of the better New 52 Superman story arcs. NickZ: “Superman Doomed” takes a left turn here but with the retu...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 07/02/14

Batman Eternal #13 Writer: Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, and Tim Seeley Artists: Mikel Janin, Guillermo Ortego, and Jeromy Cox Cover Artists: Dustin Nguyen Publisher: DC James Gordon Jr. hasn’t been...
by Arnab
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DC Comics Review: Green Arrow #33

Green Arrow #33 Publisher: DC Story: Jeff Lemire Pencils: Andrea Sorrentino Inks: Andrea Sorrentino Colors: Marcelo Maiolo Letters: Rob Leigh The creative team of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino, with Marcelo Maiolo on colori...
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