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Bento Bako Weekly: My Love Story volume 5

Title: My Love Story Author: Kazune Kawahara (story), Aruko (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 5, $9.99 Vintage: July 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy [Volume 4 review.] The school sports meet is over, but Saijo wants to keep seeing her “coach,” Takeo. Yamato is no longer worried about seeing Saijo as […]

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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. […]

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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 […]


 
 
 

 
 

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...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 05/08/13

Batman #20 Writer: Scott Snyder Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO  Cover Artists: Greg Capullo and FCO Publisher: DC The thing about Batman’s villains is that for the most part they all have a touch of humanity ...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Slam Dunk volumes 26-28

Title: Slam Dunk Author: Takehiko Inoue Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump) Volume: Volumes 26, 27, and 28 (of 31), $9.99 Vintage: 1995-1996 by Shueisha; February, April, and June 2013 by Viz Genre: Sports, basketball The tourna...
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Character Spotlight: Bane

The man who broke The Bat. That is the reputation of Bane, the luchador mask wearing villian who pumps himself full of a drug called Venom and takes his opponents across his knee (very different meaning with him than the usual)...
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The Uncanny X-Piles 139

Welcome to the 139th 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 ...
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Ye Olde School Café: Iron Man #55

Hello and welcome to another week of comic book excellence, right here in Ye Olde School Café! You know, with all of this hype about the next Avengers movie, I thought it would be a good idea to present the very first appearan...
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FFGtGR: Benny Breakiron and Sesame Street!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No. 146 Hello and welcome back to another week with our all-ages column, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! I’m your columnist, Drew McCabe! The weather is getting nicer, the sun is sh...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews

Action Comics #20 (DC) NickZ: Not as good as the last issue but at least it’s interesting. Age of Ultron #7 (Marvel) Jeff: I’m officially tired of alternate futures. All-New X-Men #11 (Marvel) Andy: Thank you Stuart...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 05/01/13

Animal Man #20 Writer: Jeff Lemire Artists: John Paul Leon and Timothy Green II Cover Artists: Jae Lee Publisher: DC “Tights,” the movie within a comic book with Buddy Baker as the starring role, makes a surprise reappe...
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WebComic of the Month! May: Achewood

This month we’re going to do something a little different, instead of the usual great webcomic with an interview, we’re going to take a look at a comic that has either ended its run or is on hiatus. These are still ...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Tiger & Bunny volume 1

Title: Tiger & Bunny Author: Mizuki Sakakibara, Sunrise, Masafumi Nishida (original script) Publisher: Viz Media Volume: Volume 1 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Kadokawa Shoten, April 2013 by Viz Media Genre: Superhero, ...
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Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: The Kree

Hey everybody, welcome to another character spotlight, right here in Marvel Snapshot! In this week’s edition, we’ll be checking out a race of beings from space that have been terrorizing other races for a long time....
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