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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 […]



The Uncanny X-Piles 144

Welcome to the 144th 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

Doctor McNinja Omnibus

Dark Horse Reviews: The Adventures of Doctor McNinja Omnibus Vol. 1

The Adventures of Dr. McNinja Omnibus Volume 1 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer and Penciler: Christopher Hastings Inks: Kent Archer Covers: Carly Monardo Additional Stories: Benito Cereno Additional Art: Anthony Clark Introduction...
by Dr. Bustos


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 06/12/13

American Vampire: The Long Road to Hell Special #1 (Vertigo) Andy: My favorite read this week. Suspensful. Emotional. Resonating. It’s FUCKING GREAT! 5/5 Arnab: Hell. Yes. This is what vampires are all about. Scott Snyde...
by Arnab



Dark Horse Reviews: The Black Beetle #4

The Black Beetle #4 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Francesco Francavilla Artist: Francesco Francavilla The word masterpiece is probably overused, like everything else these days. This series, however, is indeed worthy of that pr...
by Billy


Crisis of Infinite Reviews 06/12/13

Batgirl #21 Writer: Gail Simone Artists: Fernando Pasarin, Jonathan Glapion, and Blond Cover Artists: Alex Garner Publisher: DC Whoever of the DC higher-ups decided to make the Bat-Family in the DCnU so distant from one ano...
by Arnab

Superman reaches new heights with his newest film

Movie Mondays: Man of Steel

Title: Man of Steel Director: Zack Snyder Writers: David S. Goyer, Based on Superman by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster Distributed By: Warner Bros. Pictures Starring: Henry Cavill, Russell Crowe, Mark Shannon, Kevin Costner, Am...
by Aaron



Bento Bako Weekly: Cross Game volume 8

Title: Cross Game Author: Mitsuru Adachi Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Sunday) Volume: Volume 8 omni-bus (includes volumes 16 and 17), final volume, $14.99 Vintage: 2009 and 2010 by Shogakukan, November 2012 by Viz Media Genre: ...
by Kristin


Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze)

Hey everybody, welcome back to another exciting edition of Marvel Snapshot! This week’s spotlight will be on none other than the flame-headed, motorcycle riding Ghost Rider, Johnny Blaze! Yes, this horror character has b...
by Billy


Marvel Reviews: Guardians of the Galaxy #3

Guardians of the Galaxy #3 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Steve McNiven and Sara Pichelli Publisher: Marvel Of all the space based books currently pumping out of Marvel Now!, Guardians of the Galaxy is easily my favorite....
by Jeff Lake



Ye Olde School Café: Giant-Size Dracula #4

Hello and welcome to to another great installment of Ye Olde School Café! In this week’s installment, we’ll be taking a look at a book that I’ve personally been after for a while, and just recently acquired. ...
by Billy


IDW Reviews: Half Past Danger #2

Half Past Danger #2 Writer: Stephen Mooney Artist: Stephen Mooney Publisher: IDW Given the events of last issue, Half Past Danger #2 had a high level of awesomeness to maintain. Luckily creator Stephen Mooney builds off his str...
by Jeff Lake


Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #118

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. It’s an ALL DAN EPISODE as Speec...
by DecapitatedDan