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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 04/16/14

Posted  April 22, 2014  by  Arnab

Amazing X-Men #6 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: The Nightcrawler family reunion continues and totally ruins a good party. Jeff: Why does everyone show up to Kurt’s welcome back party in costume? NickZ: It was so great to see ALL the X-Men together for a good occasion. Am I the only one dying for an Excalibur reunion? […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 04/16/14

Posted  April 22, 2014  by  Arnab

Batman #30 Writer: Scott Snyder Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO Plascencia Cover Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO Plascencia Publisher: DC Comics This issue marks the first chapter to the final phase of Zero Year, the name being finally explained in this issue. Scott Snyder has done an amazing job with this yearlong story. […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Black Bird volumes 16-17

Posted  April 21, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: Black Bird Author: Kanoko Sakurakouji Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volumes 16-17 (of 18), $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, May and October 2013 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, drama, supernatural [Editor's note: These two volumes discuss: abortion, miscarriages, pregnancy in general, and suicide.] Now that Misao’s pregnant, Kyo rushes to discover what her […]

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Character Spotlight: The Ventriloquist & Scarface

Posted  April 20, 2014  by  Dr. Bustos

If you were to ask me who is the creepiest member of Batman’s rogues gallery, I have one answer that comes to mind: The Ventriloquist and Scarface. A meek man with a ventriloquist dummy is already enough to creep out some people, but that isn’t what bothers me. This is a criminal duo that should […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #159

Posted  April 19, 2014  by  InfiniteSpeech

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 week as the guys talk about Eisners, X-Men: DoFP footage and trailers and Rob Liefeld’s The Godyssey. […]

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Off the Shelf: I, Crimsonstreak

Title: I, Crimsonstreak Author: Matt Adams Artist: Brooke Stephenson Publisher: Candlemark & Gleam The superhero genre seems to be on a roll with the small press and indie writers. And while I appreciate their golden and si...
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Top Cow Reviews: Artifacts #18

  Artifacts #18 Publisher: Top Cow Writer: Ron Marz Artist: Stjepan Sejic Cover: Stjepan Sejic Part 5 of the New Creation arc wraps things up, and if this is what we’ll be getting more of, then sign me up for the long h...
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The Uncanny X-Piles XCIII

This week, we welcome aboard reviewer extraordinaire, Infinite Speech, to our merry band of mutants! Age of Apocalypse #4 Writer: David Lapham Artists: Roberto de la Torre & Renato Arlem When facing impossible odds, use the...
by Jeff
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Comic Book Live! Dark Knight Rises with Chris Gore and Sasha Knox

I’ve written about Comic Book Live! before, but I was asked to return to cover a special event for the LA Improv Festival at iO West’s Del Close Theater, in which Chris Gore and Sasha Knox would be coming in to play...
by Dr. Bustos
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Contest Announcment: The BOOM! Studios “Extermination” #1 Prize Package Giveaway!

[UPDATE 6/25/2012] The winners have been drawn! Please email your mailing information to contact@comicattack.net with “EXTERMINATION CONTEST” in the subject. The winners are: 1st Place: Larry Whittaker (article comm...
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Comics Are My Religion: Punk Rock Jesus Interview with Sean Murphy

Welcome to Comics Are My Religion, a look at theology through the lens of comic books. There are some basic ground rules about engaging in respectful dialogue about religion in this column. It’s rare that one of my favori...
by Jeff
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Bento Bako Lite: Kamen volume 1

Title: Kamen Author: Mihara Gunya Publisher: GEN Manga Volume: Volume 1, $9.95 (print), $1.99 (digital) Vintage: March 2012 by GEN Manga Genre: Fantasy, drama A mysterious man wakes up in the middle of a field with a strange ma...
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Image Reviews: Spawn #220

Spawn #220 Publisher: Image Comics Writer: Todd McFarlane & Jon Goff Artist: Szymon Kudranski Cover: Todd McFarlane During his fight with Malebolgia last issue, several truths were revealed to Jim. After accepting them he...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 6/6/2012

Action Comics #10 (DC) Dr. Bustos: The first half is wonderful in displaying Superman’s non-powered strengths and the last half is a shake up I’ll like to see how Clark gets out of. A NickZ: I am totally lost. Does ...
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Contest of Champions Live Episode #34: Rockslide vs. Wolverine

Welcome to Season 2 of the internet’s only superhero fight podcast, Contest of Champions Live! Each week, your hosts the Clobberin’ Comic Book Clergyman and the Canadian Capekiller referee between a group of comp...
by Jeff
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 06/06/12

Batman: Detective Comics #10 Writer: Tony Salvador Daniel Artists: Ed Benes,Rob Hunter, Tomeu Morey, Szymon Kudranski, and John Kalisz Cover Artists: Tony Salvador Daniel and Tomeu Morey Publisher: DC With the Night of the Owls...
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Dark Horse Reviews: Conan The Barbarian #1-4

  Conan the Barbarian Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Writer: Brian Wood Artists: Becky Cloonan, James Harren Conan is not a character of great intelligence, nor is he dull witted. He is a character built on passion, rage, ho...
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