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Gotta Have It!: Valiant’s BLOODSHOT LIMITED EDITON STATUE by David Aja

It seems as if every week Valiant is kicking some butt and taking names later! Well here they are to do  it again with a little something for you collectors of finely crafted statues! Valiant Entertainment and Quarantine Studio are proud to announce the BLOODSHOT BY DAVID AJA 1/6 SCALE LIMITED STATUE – the first-ever officially licensed […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 09/30/15

Batman Annual #4 Writer: James Tynion IV Artists: Roge Antonio and Dave McCaig Cover Artists: Sean Gordon Murphy Publisher: DC Batman unquestionably has the best villains in comics, so it is always a treat when the writer pairs up some of the villains who generally don’t interact with one another. Riddler, Mr. Freeze, and Clay Face […]


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 09/30/15

Batman Annual #4 (DC) Arnab: That was a surprisingly good issue. Oh wait, that’s right, no robot Gordon-Batman. Martin: 4/5 stars. The best part, other than the art, is watching Alfred tap-dance to keep Bruce from remembering his past. NickZ: Even an amnesiac Bruce Wayne is more interesting than robot Batman, Jim Gordon. Book of […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: QQ Sweeper volume 1

Title: QQ Sweeper Author: Kyousuke Motomi Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2014 by Shogakukan, October 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Comedy, supernatural First of all, my apologies for bailing last week. I had a really busy weekend. I was a featured cosplayer in the Texas State Fair Parade for a […]

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Ink Stains 76: Chronicle 2

John Severin, John Byrne, Stan Sakai and more in this second issue of Chronicle! Chronicle 2: 1972 Editor/Publisher: George Breo Way back in January of this year, I profiled Chronicle 1 (see the column here) and I am sure I will cover other issues later on, as editor George Breo was kind enough to send […]



FFGtGR: All about BATMAN ’66!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.153 ‘Ello reader. and welcome back to our all-ages column, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! This week we are gonna focus solely on one thing (vs. four things the past two weeks) a...
by Drew


Dark Horse Reviews: King Conan: The Hour Of The Dragon #2

King Conan: The Hour of the Dragon #2 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Timothy Truman Artist: Tomas Giorello (cover by Gerald Parel) Colors: José Villarrubia The savage Cimmerian known as Conan has been many things in his lifetim...
by Billy


Advance Review: Look Straight Ahead by Elaine Will

Look Straight Ahead Writer: Elaine Will Artist: Elaine Will Publisher: Cuckoo’s Nest Press Release Date: October 30, 2013 (now available for pre-order on Amazon, $19.95) High school is hard; fitting in carries such undu...
by Jeff Lake



The Uncanny X-Piles 145

Welcome to the 145th 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 tota...
by Jeff


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 07/03/13

Action Comics #22 (DC) NickZ: Hector Hammond is such a weird freak. Adventure TIme: Fionna & Cake #6 (Boom!) Dr. Bustos: The end of the series and it showed that it wasn’t just a Rule 63 world but one with its own myt...
by Arnab

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 07/03/13

Batman: Detective Comics #22 Writer: John Layman Artists: Jason Fabok, Emilio Lopez Andy Clarke, and Blond Cover Artists: Jason Fabok and Jeromy Cox Publisher: DC In atypical fashion, I’m going to first remark on how grea...
by Arnab


Superman soars onto the silver screen to stop the sinister Spider Lady!!! (I like alliteration)

Movie Mondays: Superman (1948 Serial)

Title: Superman Director: Thomas Carr & Spencer Gordon Bennet Writers: Lewis Clay, Royal K. Cole, Arthur Hoerl, George H. Plympton, & Joseph F. Poland (Based on Characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster) Dist...
by Aaron


Bento Bako Weekly: Tenjo Tenge Full Contact Edition volume 11

Tenjo Tenge, Full Contact Edition 2-In-1, vol.11 Publisher: Viz Media (Signature Line) Story and Art: Oh! Great So here it is at long last for North American Ten-ten fans: the 11th volume of the Full Contact Editions (which col...
by Drew


Character Spotlight: Tim Drake Part 1

What kind of person puts together who Batman and Robin are when they are 9 years old? Tim (I took out so many swears in this article) Drake. The third Robin to the Bat, the best Robin, heir to the mantle of Red Robin (the hero ...
by Dr. Bustos


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Webcomic of the Month! July: Starslip Crisis

Lot’s of sci-fi has spaceships but what about a spaceship that is also a museum? Starslip Crisis (formerly just Starslip) by Kris Straub chronicles the adventures of the crew of the IDS Fuseli, a former luxury warship tur...
by Dr. Bustos


Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #121

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. Listen in this week as it is another A...
by DecapitatedDan

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FFGtGR: Uncle Scrooge, Bart Simpson, Skyward and Adventure Time!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.152 Welcome back to another week of our all-ages column From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! Like last week, thanks to my foot being jacked up with a fracture, I had a chance to read ‘...
by Drew