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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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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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Chicago Bear Israel Idonije Joins With Ron Marz & Bart Sears!

Comics and sports are two great things that have not always been great when brought together. Well, a certain comic creative team and football player with a vision plan on changing that! Check out the press release below: C...
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The Uncanny X-Piles 114

Welcome to the 114th edition of the Uncanny X-Piles! A couple of books come to an end this week while we get another mini-series starting! What did the X-freaks think? The X-Piles Numbers next to each title are the cumulative ...
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Ye Olde School Café: X-Men Annual #6

Hello and welcome to another week in Ye Olde School Café! This week, we’ll be checking out a classic X-Men story that’s one of my favorites! Why, you ask? Because it’s X-Men versus Dracula, as it appeared in ...
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Deep Discussions with Decapitated Dan #117: Dirk Manning pt.1

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 1 of the 2 part interview with creator ...
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FFGtGR: Street Fighter X Sanrio, Superman Family and Nancy Drew!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.119 Hello all and welcome back to another fun-filled week of all-age comics coolness with From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! All sorts of things happened this week from presidential elect...
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Long Beach Comic Con 2012!

Long Beach Comic Con was this past weekend, the first weekend of November, and I was there to get some pics and report on what was going on around the floor over those two days. The convention was a nice mix of not just comics ...
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Bento Bako Bonus: The Story of Saiunkoku volume 8

Title: The Story of Saiunkoku Author: Kairi Yura (art) and Sai Yukino (original story) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 8 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2011 by Kadokawa Shoten, October 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Histo...
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The Comics Console: Halo 4 Review

In 2001, Bungie and Microsoft launched what would become one of the most successful video game franchises in the history of the industry, with Bungie behind the wheel for each of the flagship Halo titles…and then they g...
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Aspen Reviews: Charismagic: The Death Princess #1

Charismagic: The Death Princess #1 Publisher: Aspen Writer: Vince Hernandez Artist: Emilio Lopez (cover by Khary Randolph) Colors: Emilio Lopez, Jocelyn Dunn, & Ivy Beth Gladstone Witnessing a birth is typically a joyous oc...
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Valiant Reviews: Shadowman #1

Shadowman #1 Publisher: Valiant Writers: Justin Jordan & Patrick Zircher Artist: Patrick Zircher Cover: Patrick Zircher Fans have been eagerly waiting for the return of Shadowman ever since Valiant released that teaser im...
by InfiniteSpeech
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Aspen Previews: Executive Assistant: Assassins #5

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: ASSASSINS #5 Writer: Vince Hernandez Artist: Lori Hanson Colors: John Starr Sophora’s journey continues! Executive Assistant Sophora has learned that to be a pirate in this day and age means trusting no o...
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