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Bento Bako Weekly: One-Punch Man volumes 1-2

Title: One-Punch Man Author: One (story), Yusuke Murata (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump) Volume: Volumes 1-2, $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shueisha, September 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Action, comedy Saitama is a professional hero, defending the land from all sorts of monsters. Or, rather, looking for a challenge to his strength. Saitama is bored […]

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Comics Are My Religion: The Tithe

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 dialogue about religion in this column. If you are a church-going Christian, it is that time of year. You know, that ever-popular season that brings all sorts of warm […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #222

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join The Comic Book Clergyman, Infinite Speech and SpidermanGeek each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. Listen in this week as the guys discuss Stephen Amell’s SummerSlam performance, Jesse Quick casting on CW’s The Flash, and Marvel Comics’ Cosplay Variants […]

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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 08/19/15

Adventure Time Fionna & Cake Card Wars #2 (Boom!) NickZ: Cake shows off her impressive skillz at Card Wars! (seriously, I wish this game was real) Astro City #26 (Vertigo) Martin: 4/5 stars. 20th anniversary. Busiek, Anderson, & Ross continue delivering some of the best superhero stories being published The Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Ultraman volume 1

Title: Ultraman Author: Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, $12.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, August 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction, action Decades after the Giant of Light, Ultraman, protected the Earth from alien invasion, a man named Shin Hayata and his son, Shinjiro, visit a museum […]


 
 
 

 
 

Image Comics Reviews: Vescell #8

Vescell #8 Publisher: Image Writer: Enrique Carrion Artist(s): John Upchurch, Lorenzo Nuti, & Dave Acosta Cover: John Upchurch After a bit of a hiatus, Vescell returns and proves once again why it’s a breath of fresh...
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Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: The Ancient One

Hey everybody, welcome to another great character spotlight right here in Marvel Snapshot! As a long time Dr. Strange fan, it occurred to me that I’ve spotlighted many of his friends and foes, but never his predecessor an...
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IDW Reviews: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #21

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #21 Publisher: IDW Publishing Writer(s): Kevin Eastman & Tom Waltz Artist: Kevin Eastman Cover: Kevin Eastman The Turtles have returned from their outer space adventure, and they’ve notice...
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The Uncanny X-Piles 141

Welcome to the 141st 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 total ...
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Dark Horse Reviews: “Dream Thief” #1

Dream Thief #1 Writer: Jai Nitz Artist: Greg Smallwood Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Have you ever picked up a new, unfamiliar comic on a whim only to find it’s absolute garbage? “Dream Thief” #1 is the exact o...
by Jeff Lake
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Ye Olde School Café: Supernatural Thrillers #5

Hello and welcome to another week of comic book greatness in Ye Olde School Café! This week’s installment will bring some terror from beyond the mortal plane, something so frightening it’ll make you run away scream...
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Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #114

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 MARVEL episode this ...
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FFGtGR: Tezuka’s Blue Blink, Black Jack and more on Anime Sols!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No. 147 Hello and welcome back to this week’s edition of From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! I’m your friendly columnist, Drew McCabe! So this week we are taking a break from revi...
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Dark Horse Reviews: Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells A Rat

Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells A Rat Publisher: Dark Horse Story: Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Art: Kevin Nowlan Lobster Johnson was always one of my favorite parts of the Hellboy mythos. A mysterious and violent vigilante dea...
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Long Beach Comic Expo 2013

Long Beach’s comic books scene is known for the Long Beach Comic Con in the fall but one Con isn’t enough so this past weekend was Long Beach Comic Expo! Long Beach Comic Expo is a much smaller, single-day conventio...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 05/08/13

Alpha Big Time #4 (Marvel) NickZ: So when this book is over can Alpha join the Young Avengers? Or even better get his own ongoing series? Archer & Armstrong #0 (Valiant) Infinite Speech: One of the best zero issues to ever...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 05/08/13

Batman #20 Writer: Scott Snyder Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO  Cover Artists: Greg Capullo and FCO Publisher: DC The thing about Batman’s villains is that for the most part they all have a touch of humanity ...
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