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Ink Stains 74: Trumpet 11

  What’s that I hear? It’s Trumpet issue 11! Trumpet 11: 1974 Editors: Tom Reamy, Alex Eisenstein, Ken Keller   Trumpet was one of those classy fanzines I just missed out on. I was vaguely aware of it, but don’t recall ever actually having any issues. Judging by this issue, the production values were high, […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #218

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join The Comic Book Clergyman, Infinite Speech and SpidermanGeek each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. Listen in this week as the guys share their thoughts about their respective Ant-Man movie going experience (*SPOILERS*). Then they dive into this week’s […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 07/22/15

Grayson #10 Writers: Tim Seeley and Tom King Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Cover Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Publisher: DC Closing in on a year of publishing, this series is easily becoming one my favorite books that DC is publishing. Everything about this book, from the writing to the art, meshes wonderfully together. […]


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 07/22/15

Aquaman #42 (DC) Arnab: Whatever Arthur did, he better apologize to Mera. #teamMera But honestly though, this whole plot of Arthur is secretly the good guy and Mera just doesn’t realize it yet, is nonsense. Archie vs Predator #4 (Dark Horse) Infinite Speech: I stopped trying to take this seriously and just had complete fun […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Fragments of Horror

Title: Fragments of Horror Author: Junji Ito Publisher: Viz Media Volume: One-shot, $17.99 (HC) Vintage: 2014 by Asahi Shimbun, June 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Horror Eight short stories comprise this collection of horror tales. Demons and ghosts, and old houses and lonely forests. The haunting and the haunted. Terrifying spirits with gruesome hobbies. The […]


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Movie Mondays: Star Trek Into Darkness

Title: Star Trek Into Darkness Director: J.J. Abrams Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Based on Star Trek by Gene Roddenberry Distributors: Paramount Pictures Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict C...
by Aaron


Image Comics Reviews: Vescell #8

Vescell #8 Publisher: Image Writer: Enrique Carrion Artist(s): John Upchurch, Lorenzo Nuti, & Dave Acosta Cover: John Upchurch After a bit of a hiatus, Vescell returns and proves once again why it’s a breath of fresh...
by InfiniteSpeech


Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: The Ancient One

Hey everybody, welcome to another great character spotlight right here in Marvel Snapshot! As a long time Dr. Strange fan, it occurred to me that I’ve spotlighted many of his friends and foes, but never his predecessor an...
by Billy



IDW Reviews: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #21

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #21 Publisher: IDW Publishing Writer(s): Kevin Eastman & Tom Waltz Artist: Kevin Eastman Cover: Kevin Eastman The Turtles have returned from their outer space adventure, and they’ve notice...
by InfiniteSpeech


The Uncanny X-Piles 141

Welcome to the 141st edition of the Uncanny X-Piles, where we give you our thoughts on the week’s worth of X-Men books! The X-Piles Numbers next to each title are the cumulative ranking of the latest issue out of a total ...
by Jeff


Dark Horse Reviews: “Dream Thief” #1

Dream Thief #1 Writer: Jai Nitz Artist: Greg Smallwood Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Have you ever picked up a new, unfamiliar comic on a whim only to find it’s absolute garbage? “Dream Thief” #1 is the exact o...
by Jeff Lake



Ye Olde School Café: Supernatural Thrillers #5

Hello and welcome to another week of comic book greatness in Ye Olde School Café! This week’s installment will bring some terror from beyond the mortal plane, something so frightening it’ll make you run away scream...
by Billy


Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #114

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, Decapitated Dan, and the Canadian Webslinger each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. It’s an ALL MARVEL episode this ...
by DecapitatedDan


FFGtGR: Tezuka’s Blue Blink, Black Jack and more on Anime Sols!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No. 147 Hello and welcome back to this week’s edition of From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! I’m your friendly columnist, Drew McCabe! So this week we are taking a break from revi...
by Drew



Dark Horse Reviews: Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells A Rat

Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells A Rat Publisher: Dark Horse Story: Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Art: Kevin Nowlan Lobster Johnson was always one of my favorite parts of the Hellboy mythos. A mysterious and violent vigilante dea...
by Dr. Bustos


Long Beach Comic Expo 2013

Long Beach’s comic books scene is known for the Long Beach Comic Con in the fall but one Con isn’t enough so this past weekend was Long Beach Comic Expo! Long Beach Comic Expo is a much smaller, single-day conventio...
by Dr. Bustos


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 05/08/13

Alpha Big Time #4 (Marvel) NickZ: So when this book is over can Alpha join the Young Avengers? Or even better get his own ongoing series? Archer & Armstrong #0 (Valiant) Infinite Speech: One of the best zero issues to ever...
by Arnab