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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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Bento Bako Bonus: X 3-in-1 volume 2

Title:X Author: CLAMP Publisher: Viz Media Volume: Volume 2 (contains volumes 4-6), $19.99 Vintage: 1993-1994 by Kadokawa Shoten in Japan, then in 2003 by Viz Media, current version in April 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Fantasy, dr...
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ComicAttack.net Exclusive Preview: Dark Horse Reveals Cover to Howard Chaykin’s “Marked Man” HC

Dark Horse Comics has hooked us up with an exclusive first look at Howard Chaykin’s “Marked Man” HC, collecting the crime fiction short stories that originally appeared in “Dark Horse Presents” #1-...
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The Uncanny X-Piles XCII

  New Mutants #43 Writer: Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning & Kieron Gillen Artist: Carmine Di Giandomenico Exiled part 5, the conclusion is here.  The New Mutants find out that one of two ways to break the Disir’s curse is ...
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The Comics Console: E3 2012

E3 happened this week. So let’s not waste any time. Let’s get to the games! Injustice: Gods Among Us A Legion of Doom game? No, not exactly. But the title for this DC fighting game is very unique, if odd. But I can ...
by andrewhurst
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DC Comics Nation Application Station

A couple of months ago, DC Comics gave its website a much needed overhaul, giving it a sparkling new, hip and cool face lift. The changes cut a lot deeper, however, than just the site’s superficial appearance. It would not be...
by Kevin
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Dark Horse Reviews: B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Transformation of J.H. O’Donnell

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Transformation of J. H. O’Donnell (one-shot) Publisher: Dark Horse Writers: Mike Mignola & Scott Allie Artist: Max Fiumara Colors: Dave Stewart The elderly professor O’Donnell seems l...
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Bento Bako Lite: Shonen Jump Alpha: Barrage

Barrage Publisher: Viz Media (in Shonen Jump Alpha) Story and Art: Kouhei Horikoshi This week in Shonen Jump Alpha, Viz Media added an incredibly swank addition to its weekly digital line up with Kouhei Horikoshi’s manga ...
by Drew
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Dark Horse Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #1-9

I’m a fan of Buffy, I watched the show from beginning to end, I still watch repeats when I see it on TV. I’ve had trouble with the comics, though. I didn’t care for season 8 at all; it took the charm of the sh...
by Dr. Bustos
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Dark Horse Reviews: Brian Wood’s The Massive #1

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Kristian Donaldson Colorist: Dave Stewart Cover Artists: Brian Wood, Kristian Donaldson Genre: Action/Adventure Publication Date: June 13, 2012 Format: FC, 32 pages Price: $3.50 UPC: 7 61568 20024 9 0...
by Kevin
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 05/30/12

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #39 (Marvel) Jeff: A great twist on giving Peter a chance to see Uncle Ben again. American Vampire #27 (Vertigo) Arnab: Excellent ending to this two part story and a great setup for the next story. A- ...
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Contest of Champions Live Episode #33: Mockingbird vs. Professor X

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...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews

Batman Annual #1 Writers: Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV Artists: Jay Fabok and Peter Steigerwald Cover Artists: Jay Fabok and Peter Steigerwald Publisher: DC Being a fifth week last week, there weren’t a whole lot of n...
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