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Bento Bako Weekly: Millennium Snow volume 4

Posted  December 22, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: Millennium Snow Author: Bisco Hatori Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 4 (final), $9.99 Vintage: 2014 by Hakusensha, December 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural romance [Volume 3 review.] Most of last volume’s themes remain in the last volume. Chiyuki is no longer searching for ways to make Toya believe his life  is […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #192

Posted  December 19, 2014  by  DecapitatedDan

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, The Comic Book Clergyman 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 talk the possibility of Spidey being “loaned” out to Marvel during their talks in January, […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 12/10/14

Posted  December 16, 2014  by  Arnab

Batgirl #37 Writer: Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher Artists: Babs Tarr, Cameron Stewart, and Maris Wicks Cover Artists: Cameron Stewart Publisher: DC Comics The new creative team continues to give their Batgirl a more youthful appearance, both in the artwork as well as the direction of the story. This is a little peculiar, given the extensive […]

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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 12/10/14

Posted  December 16, 2014  by  Arnab

Afterlife With Archie #7 (Archie) Infinite Speech: Good to have the series back and it hasn’t lost a step! Amazing Spider-Man #11 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: Spider-Verse has been an amazing (no pun intended) event so far! But doesn’t calling her “Spider-Gwen” negate the secret identity thing? Amazing X-Men #14 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: Remember the story […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: The Garden of Words

Posted  December 15, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: The Garden of Words Author: Makoto Shinkai (story), Midori Motohashi (art) Publisher: Vertical Comics Volume: One volume, $12.95 Vintage: 2013 by Kodansha, 2014 by Vertical Genre: Slice-of-life, drama Akizuki likes to skip class on rainy mornings. He goes to a garden gazebo, where he sketches out designs for shoes. One day his solitude is […]

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Image Reviews: Saga #7

Saga #7 Publisher: Image Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples After a brief hiatus, Saga returns with a flavor and style all its own as Vaughan and Staples deliver yet another solid issue! During one of the most a...
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The Uncanny X-Piles 115

Welcome to the 115th edition of the Uncanny X-Piles! A big birthday shout-out goes to our own SpidermanGeek! The X-Piles Numbers next to each title are the cumulative ranking of the latest issue out of a total of 40. Numbers in...
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Deep Discussions with Decapitated Dan #118: Dirk Manning pt.2

Horror comics have been scaring readers for years. Is there anyone brave enough to sit down with their creators? This is Deep Discussions with Decapitated Dan. Listen in this week to part 2 of the 2 part interview with creator ...
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From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays

FFGtGR: Kozmik, TMNT and Voltron Force!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No. 120 Hi ya’ll, and welcome back to your source for the 4-1-1 on all-ages comics, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! I’m all out of witty intros these days, but just you wait,...
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Bento Bako Bonus: Jiu Jiu volume 2

Title: Jiu Jiu Author: Touya Tobina Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 2 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2010 by Hakusensha, October 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, comedy [Volume 1 review.] Takamichi is still hu...
by Kristin
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Dark Horse Reviews: “Conan the Barbarian” #10

Conan The Barbarian #10 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Declan Shalvey (cover by Massimo Carnevale) Colors: Dave Stewart The life of a pirate has its good times, and bad times, too. Plundering, killing other pi...
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Dark Horse Reviews: The Victories #4

The Victories #4 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Michael Oeming Artist: Michael Oeming Colors: Nick Filardi There is a point in most students’ lives, when they think they know more than the master. Not realizing that it too...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 11/7/12

“47 Ronin” #1 (Dark Horse) Andy: Intelligent, emotional & engaging — already amongst the best educational reads in the sequential art form since “Maus.” (4.5/5) #47Ronin Infinite Speech: A clas...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 11/07/12

Animal Man #14 Writer: Jeff Lemire Artists: Steve Pugh, Timothy Green II, Joseph Silver, and Lovern Kindzierski Cover Artists: Steve Pugh and Lovern Kindzierski Publisher: DC With every issue, Animal Man continues to get better...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Strobe Edge volume 1

Title: Strobe Edge Author: Io Sakisaka Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1 (of 10), $9.99 Vintage: 2007 by Shueisha, November 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy Ninako Kinoshita is a fairly normal high scho...
by Kristin
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Marvel Reviews: Iron Man #1

Iron Man #1 Publisher: Marvel Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Greg Land Cover: Greg Land Marvel Now has begun, and with it we get a new start to Iron Man. The story itself is pretty accessible to someone who skipped out on the p...
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Character Spotlight: The Question (Vic Sage)

Who is the faceless pursuer of truth and fighter of crime? Who is this anonymous figure out trying to solve mysteries, uncover conspiracies, and protect the people? It isn’t what is the question, but who is The Question. ...
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