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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 […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 09/23/15

Grayson #12 Writers: Tim Seeley and Tom King Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Cover Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Publisher: DC Bruce Wayne may have always been the leader of the Bat-fam, but Dick Grayson has always been the heart. After months of being presumed dead by his family, Dick returns to Gotham hoping […]



Crisis of Infinite Reviews 06/26/13

Batman: The Dark Knight #21 Writer: Greg Hurwitz Artists: Ethan Van Sciver and Hi-Fi Cover Artists: Ethan Van Sciver and Hi-Fi Publisher: DC The Mad Hatter is down for the count, and Batman is worse off now than he was a co...
by Arnab

If only THESE were the costume's actual colors in the film!

Movie Mondays: Superman Returns

Title: Superman Returns Director: Bryan Singer Writers: Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris (Based on Superman by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster) Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures, DC Comics Starring: Brandon Rou...
by Aaron


Ink Stains 52: MCR 4

In addition to great art by Kline, Corben, Pinkoski, and others, MCR had it’s own little controversy inside the pages…read about it! MCR 4: 1971 Editor/Publisher: John J. McLaughlin MCR, or Modern Collector’s ...
by kenmeyerjr



Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: Kitty Pryde

Hey everybody, welcome to another great character spotlight, right here in Marvel Snapshot! This week, the focus will be on a female character from the X-Men, and it will be Kitty Pryde! Yes this woman was once a wide-eyed litt...
by Billy


Image Comics Reviews: Lazarus #1

Lazarus #1 Writer: Greg Rucka Artist: Michael Lark Publisher: Image From the opening panel it’s apparent that Greg Rucka’s Lazarus is going to be a tense affair. The issue starts with a literal bang as we find our h...
by Jeff Lake


DC Comics Reviews: Batman/Superman #1

Batman/Superman #1 Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Jae Lee, Ben Oliver Publisher: DC Comics Considering Superman and Batman are the peanut butter and (dark) jelly of the DCU, it’s surprising that its taken this long for a team-...
by Jeff Lake



Ye Olde School Café: The New Mutants #6

Hello and welcome to another great installment of Ye Olde School Café! This time around, we’ll be taking a look at a book that showcases a young group of mutants that is not only just learning to use their powers, but le...
by Billy


FFGtGR: Euro-Comics Invade Netflix, Scooby-Doo, SpongeBob and the Smurfs!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma-Rays, No.151 Welcome back to another week of our all-ages column, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma-Rays! This week we have a mega-sized column, also known as a FFGTR with cheese! Between prepping for ...
by Drew


Vertigo Reviews: The Wake #2

The Wake #2 Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Sean Murphy Publisher: Vertigo Grab a book off the stands. Open it. Does it feature a prehistoric shark being baited and set upon by a tribe of aqua-people? No? Then put it down and pick...
by Jeff Lake



Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #120

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 the Clergyman i...
by DecapitatedDan


Mark Kidwell & Andrew Mangum talk Wilder!

Decapitated Dan: Hey Mark and Andrew, thanks for taking time to talk with me about Wilder. We will start simple, how did you find yourself getting into working in comics? Mark: I’ve been a comics reader and collector since I ...
by DecapitatedDan


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 06/19/13

A+X #9 (Marvel) Dr. Bustos: I don’t think there’s been a bad story in the bunch. A Age of Ultron #10 (Marvel) Jeff: So all of that was an attempt at giving Marvel it’s own Crisis of Infinite Earths? Terrible!!...
by Arnab