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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 04/16/14

Posted  April 22, 2014  by  Arnab

Amazing X-Men #6 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: The Nightcrawler family reunion continues and totally ruins a good party. Jeff: Why does everyone show up to Kurt’s welcome back party in costume? NickZ: It was so great to see ALL the X-Men together for a good occasion. Am I the only one dying for an Excalibur reunion? […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 04/16/14

Posted  April 22, 2014  by  Arnab

Batman #30 Writer: Scott Snyder Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO Plascencia Cover Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO Plascencia Publisher: DC Comics This issue marks the first chapter to the final phase of Zero Year, the name being finally explained in this issue. Scott Snyder has done an amazing job with this yearlong story. […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Black Bird volumes 16-17

Posted  April 21, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: Black Bird Author: Kanoko Sakurakouji Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volumes 16-17 (of 18), $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, May and October 2013 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, drama, supernatural [Editor's note: These two volumes discuss: abortion, miscarriages, pregnancy in general, and suicide.] Now that Misao’s pregnant, Kyo rushes to discover what her […]

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Character Spotlight: The Ventriloquist & Scarface

Posted  April 20, 2014  by  Dr. Bustos

If you were to ask me who is the creepiest member of Batman’s rogues gallery, I have one answer that comes to mind: The Ventriloquist and Scarface. A meek man with a ventriloquist dummy is already enough to creep out some people, but that isn’t what bothers me. This is a criminal duo that should […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #159

Posted  April 19, 2014  by  InfiniteSpeech

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, Decapitated Dan, The Comic Book Clergyman and the Canadian Websliger each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. Listen in this week as the guys talk about Eisners, X-Men: DoFP footage and trailers and Rob Liefeld’s The Godyssey. […]

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Image Comics Review: Marksmen vol. 1 Tpb

Marksmen vol. 1 – Tpb Publisher: Image/Benaroya Writer: Dave Baxter Artist: Javier Aranda & Garry Leach (cover by Tomm Coker) Colorist: Jessica Kholinne & Benny Maulana The city of New San Diego has been built and...
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Ye Olde School Café: X-Men: Mutant Genesis pt 2

Hey everybody, welcome back to another week in Ye Olde School Café! This week, we’ll be continuing our look at the landmark series that began with the X-Men in 1991! Chris Claremont and Jim Lee really had something to te...
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The Uncanny X-Piles XCI

Astonishing X-Men #50 Writer: Marjorie Liu Artist: Mike Perkins The X-Men investigate a recent attack on them by members of the Marauders and the trail leads them to a Natchi Tech, Inc. weapons production facility.  This is al...
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Ink Stains 41: Featuring Zander Cannon!

This month, Ink Stains is breaking out of the fanzine realm a tiny bit and featuring current artist and writer Zander Cannon, and his alternative work!   Humor is not easy. Ask any stand up comedian. Humor in comics may ev...
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: DC’s Ame-Comi Girls and Archie Marries Valerie!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No. 99: Where’s My #%@$ing Jet Pack! Hey and welcome back readers to your casa de all-ages titles, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! Before we jump into reviews this week, be sure to ...
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Dallas Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes

If you’ve been following my convention coverage of 2012′s Dallas Comic-Con all week, thank you very much! If you missed out: Part 1 The Con (show review), Part 2 Q&As (featuring Patrick Stewart, John de Lancie, ...
by Kristin
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Gay Characters In Comics: Diversity? Or Publicity?

With all the news coming out recently involving diversity in comics, specifically the inclusion of gay characters and/or their marriages, one has to wonder if this is the industry’s way of ushering in more diversity, or i...
by Boyblunder
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Gamex 2012!

Over Labor Day weekend at the Sheraton Hotel near LAX airport in Los Angeles, California, Strategicon was having its Gamex convention. This convention is more of a 4-day slumber party; it was the most relaxed and open conventio...
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The Uncanny X-Piles XC

  Avengers vs. X-Men #4 Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: John Romita, Jr. It is now apparent that the editors are the ones screwing this event up. There appears to be no communication between the various tie-in issues and ...
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The Comics Console: Batman: Arkham City: Harley Quinn’s Revenge Review

The Robin and Nightwing challenge DLC was really cute, but when it comes to DLC, the fans really expect a bit more bang for their buck. And as big a fan of Arkham City as I am, I want to tell everyone that Harley Quinn’s ...
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DC Reviews: The Flash #9

The Flash #9 Publisher: DC Comics Writers: Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato Artist: Francis Manapul Cover: Francis Manapul For someone who primarily was known as an artist a couple years ago, Francis Manapul knows how to write...
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Dallas Comic-Con 2012: Q&As

Hello, and welcome back to my coverage of the 2012 Dallas Comic-Con! On Monday I did a run down of the overall con experience, and posted a bunch of pictures from around the convention floor. Today I’m going to share with...
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