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Ink Stains 70: Amazing Science Fantasy

Posted  April 1, 2015  by  kenmeyerjr

  Talk about big guns blasting early…John Byrne, Gene Day, and Dave Sim are firing fast in this fanzine, Amazing Science Fantasy! Amazing Science Fantasy 1: 1975 Publisher: William McMichael; editor: George Breo (Windy City Enterprises) When fanzines were really going strong in the mid-seventies, there were several mini-moguls running small publishing empires of their […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 03/25/15

Posted  March 31, 2015  by  Arnab

Aquaman #40 Writer: Jeff Parker Artists: Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons, and Rain Beredo Cover Artists: Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons, and  Rain Beredo Publisher: DC While Mera saves Pacifica from being destroyed by Karaku, Arthur manages to save his relationship with his mother, who until recently he believed had died years ago. It’s a shame to see […]

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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 03/25/15

Posted  March 31, 2015  by  Arnab

Amazing X-Men #18 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: This issue was actually funny but I just wasn’t a fan of the art. Batman & Robin #40 (DC) Arnab: I would have loved to see his powers stay with him into the new Robin series. Infinite Speech: Well, the super powered Damian thing didn’t last too long. Still a good […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Master Keaton volume 1

Posted  March 30, 2015  by  Kristin

Title: Master Keaton Author: Naoki Urasawa (original story by Hokusei Katsushika) Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, $19.99 Vintage: 1989 by Shogakukan, December 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Detective, mystery, is “awesome” a genre Taichi Hiraga Keaton is a college lecturer in the field of archaeology by day, insurance investigator…also by day. The […]

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Stay Tooned Sundays: TMNT: Episode #314 – Casey Jones vs The Underworld

Posted  March 29, 2015  by  InfiniteSpeech

“The class is Pain 101. Your instructor, is Casey Jones.” For anyone unlucky enough to have missed the last few episodes of Nick’s TMNT series, Casey gets you up to speed via some angry inner monologue. He wasn’t part of the main battle during the Kraang invasion and he’s not too happy about that. So to […]

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Dark Horse Reviews: Conan The Barbarian #12

Conan The Barbarian #12 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Declan Shalvey (cover by Massimo Carnevale) Colors: Dave Stewart To say that Conan would do anything for Bêlit is an understatement. That being said, eve...
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Bento Bako Lite: All-New Weekly Shonen Jump!

Call it a dream for fans of manga and anime for years now. Some “new comers” to the fandom may not realize it, but once upon a time there wasn’t a way, either legal or illegal, to get brand new manga just as i...
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Valiant Reviews: Archer & Armstrong #6

Archer & Armstrong #6 Publisher: Valiant Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Emanuela Lupacchino Cover: Emanuela Lupacchino As the death of a Geomancer sets The Eternal Warrior on his quest to kill Archer, we are introduced to t...
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DC Reviews: Ame-Comi Girls #20

Ame-Comi Girls #20 Publisher: DC Comics Digital First: comiXology Written By: Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray Art By: Horacio Domingues Cover: Eduardo Francisco A few weeks back with issue #18, DC Comics’ digital-first ti...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 1/16/13

All-New X-Men #6 (Marvel) Andy: @DaveMarquez hit every beat in this issue. Especially with Angel(s) and kid Cyke blasting Wolverine. (4.5/5)#MarvelNOW #XMen Arnab: This book rocks all kinds of socks. With every issue though, Be...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 1/16/13

Batgirl #16 Writer: Gail Simone Artists: Ed Benes, Daniel Sampere, Vicente Cifuentes, and Ulises Arreola Cover Artists: Ed Benes and Ulises Arreola Publisher: DC Good tie-ins are hard to come by, especially when the main story ...
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Contest of Champions Live Episode #55: Animal Battle

Welcome to Season 3 of the internet’s only superhero fight podcast, Contest of Champions Live! Each week, your hosts the Clobberin’ Clergyman and the Canadian Capekiller are joined by a cast of Comic Attack contrib...
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Uncanny X-Piles 123

Welcome to the 123rd edition of the Uncanny X-Piles! Check out what tickled our fancy and what pickled our pansies. The X-Piles Numbers next to each title are the cumulative ranking of the latest issue out of a total of 40. Num...
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Dark Horse Reviews: The Black Beetle #1

The Black Beetle #1 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Francesco Francavilla Artist: Francesco Francavilla When the news first came out that Francesco Francavilla was going to be writing and doing the artwork for a new pulp series, ...
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Movie Mondays: Batman (1943 Film Serial)

Title: Batman Director: Lambert Hillyer Writers: Victor McCleod, Leslie Swabacker, Harry L. Fraser (Based on Characters created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane) Distributed By: Columbia Pictures Starring: Lewis Wilson, Douglas Crof...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Danza

Title: Danza Author: Natsume Ono Publisher: Kodansha Comics Volume: One-shot, $12.99 Vintage: 2007 by Kodansha Ltd., December 2012 by Kodansha Comics Genre: Short stories, slice-of-life Danza is a delightful collection of short...
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Character Spotlight: Animal Man

Buddy Baker was just your normal punk rocker before he went on a hunting trip, where he had that old problem of being granted the powers of animals after meeting aliens who turned out to actually be beings of power from a unive...
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