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Bento Bako Weekly: The Heroic Legend of Arslan volume 1

Posted  September 29, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: The Heroic Legend of Arslan Author: Yoshiki Tanaka (original story), Hiromu Arakawa Publisher: Kodansha Comics Volume: Volume 1, $10.99 Vintage: 2013 by Kodansha Ltd., August 2014 by Kodansha Comics Genre: Fantasy The Heroic Legend of Arslan is a series of novels by Yoshiki Tanaka, begun in 1986 and now including thirteen volumes. It’s based […]

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The All-New Uncanny X-Piles #185

Posted  September 28, 2014  by  Jeff

Welcome back to another fun-filled edition of the All-New Uncanny X-Piles! Join us each week as Infinite Speech & the Comic Book Clergyman guide you away from the “X-3′s” and steer you towards the “Days of Future Pasts” of the current X-books. You can trust us. Really. We know what we’re talking about. All-New X-Men […]

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Gotta Have It!: Venom Watch

Posted  September 25, 2014  by  SpidermanGeek

“I tried to tell you, but you wouldn’t listen! The suit’s changing…it’s evolved. I’m all tapped out; it can’t use me no more. All this time, I thought it wanted to be with me…but it only ever wanted this WATCH!” With the help of Mr. Fantastic’s sonic gun and some hot flame trickery from the […]

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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 09/17/14

Posted  September 23, 2014  by  Arnab

All-New X-Factor #14 (Marvel) Arnab: I thought the big reveal at the end would be Scarlet Witch coming out of a psychic mind control trance. NickZ: This was the first “off” issue since this book started. Scarlet Witch just didn’t seem herself at all. All-New X-Men #32 (Marvel) Arnab: So much fun times. More for […]

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Gotham Pilot Review

Posted  September 23, 2014  by  InfiniteSpeech

After all of the anticipation and the hype Gotham finally makes it’s debut and when it’s good it’s really good! There are those that feel that a show about a city made famous by the Dark Knight but does’t star the man himself won’t be worth watching. Well, that depends on how you look at Gotham […]

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IDW Reviews: Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #17

Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #17 Writer: Chuck Dixon Artist: Atilio Rojo Cover: Kenneth Loh & Joana Lafuente Storm Shadow has shown his hand in trying to assassinate the new Cobra Commander, making the Arashakage ninja cla...
by InfiniteSpeech


Zenescope Reviews: Whore GN

Whore GN Publisher: Big City Comics Studio (Distributed by Zenescope) Writer: Jeffrey Kaufman Artist: Marco Turini (SDCC cover by Michael Golden) Colors: James Brown FC – $9.99 (mature read) In this economy, everybody is ...
by Billy


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 09/26/12

“Adventure Time” #8 (kaboom!) Dr. Bustos: More future time battles and Bill and Ted level’s of time travel fixing. A “Amazing Spider-Man” #694 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: Seemed a bit too nice and ti...
by Arnab



Contest of Champions Live Episode #49: Season 2 Finale

Welcome to the finale of Season 2 of the internet’s only superhero fight podcast, Contest of Champions Live! Each week, your hosts the Clobberin’ Clergyman and the Canadian Capekiller referee between a group of c...
by Jeff


Crisis of Infinite Reviews 09/26/12

Batman: The Dark Knight #0 Writer: Greg Hurwitz Artists: Mico Suayan, Juan Jose Ryp, Vicente Cifuentes, and Sonia Oback Cover Artists: David Finch, and Sonia Oback Publisher: DC From the day DC announced the “#0” issues, it...
by Arnab


Touring the Cosmos: Dark Horses’ Dark Matter Vol. 1: Rebirth

You wake up out of a deep space coma. You have no memory of who you are, where you are, and what you’re supposed to do. Slowly you realize that you’re not alone on a mysterious ship. Your instincts and skills remain...
by mike



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...
by Kevin


Bento Bako Weekly: Saturn Apartments vols 4-5

Title: Saturn Apartments Author: Hisae Iwaoka Publisher: Viz Media (Sig IKKI) Volume: Volumes 4-5 (of 7), $12.99 each Vintage: 2009 by Shogakukan, November 2011 and May 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction, slice of life [P...
by Kristin


Indie Reviews: Geek-Girl #0

Geek-Girl #0 Publisher: Actuality Press Writer: Sam Johnson Artist: Sally Stone-Thompson Letters: Jaymes Reed B&W, 16pages, $2.50 This month is the release of the second printing of “Geek Girl” #0, by Actuality ...
by Billy


Wesley Dodds

Character Spotlight: Sandman Mystery Theatre

“There is no land beyond the law where tyrants rule with unshakable power! ‘Tis but a dream from which the evil wake to face their fate…their terrifying hour!” These are the words of Wesley Dodds, the or...
by Dr. Bustos


Ye Olde School Café: Marvel Masterworks: The Fantastic Four vol. 6

Hello and welcome to another week in Ye Olde School Café! Over the next two weeks, I’ll be showcasing a few issues from a Marvel Masterworks edition of The Fantastic Four vol. 6! Why this particular volume? Well, letR...
by Billy


Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #84

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, Decapitated Dan, and the Southern Sensation each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. This week the guys tackle some Superher...
by DecapitatedDan