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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 […]



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


Crisis of Infinite Reviews 06/19/13

Animal Man #21 Writer: Jeff Lemire Artists: Steve Pugh, Francis Portella, and Lovern Kindierski Cover Artists: Jae Lee and June Chung Publisher: DC Whether or not we’d like to admit it, social media plays a huge part n...
by Arnab


Image Reviews: Spawn #232

Spawn # 232 Publisher: Image Writer: Todd McFarlane Artist: Szymon Kudranski Cover: Todd McFarlane It’s been a while since we’ve seen Victoria, but our defeated angel has been offered a deal from Clown. Having had h...
by InfiniteSpeech


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Movie Mondays: Iron Man 3

Title: Iron Man 3 Director: Shane Black Writers: Shane Black & Drew Pearce (Based on characters created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Larry Lieber, & Don Heck) Studio: Marvel Studios & Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures...
by Aaron


Comics Are My Religion: Man of Steel

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 dialog about religion in this column. The column below may have spoilers, s...
by Jeff


Character Spotlight: Damian Wayne

Son of the Bat. Heir of the Demon. Just one of these titles would be enough to lead to a complicated life, but Damian doesn’t do things by halves. Who is this kid? Is he really Batman’s son or just an elaborate trap...
by Dr. Bustos



Dark Horse Reviews: B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Pickens County Horror and Others

B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth: The Pickens County Horror and Others Publisher: Dark Horse Story: Mike Mignola & Scott Allie Artists: Jason Latour, Max Fiumara, James Harren, Mike Mignola, Dave Stewart, & Becky Cloonan Colors: ...
by Dr. Bustos


Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #119

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 guys are jo...
by DecapitatedDan

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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Spongebob, Looney Tunes and Big Nate!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.150 Hello and welcome back to another week of From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! I am worn out to shreds this week, broke one of my toes and all, however there is some great stuff out the...
by Drew