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Bento Bako Weekly: Black Rose Alice volume 1

Posted  September 22, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: Black Rose Alice Author: Setona Mizushiro Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2008 by Akita Publishing, August 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, romance, vampires, horror Vampire Knight. Midnight Secretary. Soulless. I hadn’t realized there were so many ways to reinterpret the vampire mythos, but here comes another restyling of […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #181

Posted  September 21, 2014  by  InfiniteSpeech

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, Decapitated Dan, 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 about their plans for NYCC, Scott Glenn joining the cast of Daredevil, […]

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Character Spotlight: Black Adam, Part 2

Posted  September 21, 2014  by  Dr. Bustos

Shazam! That’s the magic word that can make some people a champion or a tyrant infused with the powers of gods. Teth-Adam was once a great warrior in ancient times blessed to be a hero. Over time he was corrupted, and imprisoned until he was able to break free in the modern era and build […]

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Ye Olde School Café Kull The Destroyer #17, 1976

Posted  September 20, 2014  by  Billy

  Hello and welcome brethren! In this edition, I’ll be starting a look at a few issues of Kull The Destroyer, in which the warrior that would become king has some tremendous adventures! I try to mix things up here in Ye Olde School Café once in a while, and this certainly is a genre I […]

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The All New Uncanny X-Piles #184

Posted  September 19, 2014  by  InfiniteSpeech

Welcome back to another mutant filled extravaganza in The All New Uncanny X-Piles! We’re down a man this week because he’s another Canadian without a working healing factor so Infinite Speech and The Comic Book Clergyman look at the progression of Wolverine’s last days and see what X-Force is up to! X-Force #9 Writer: Simon Spurrier […]

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Kickstarter: The Ultimate 7

Kickstarter is the new platform for creators to launch and gain support for projects they have worked hard on and believe in. Recently The Ultimate 7, a sci-fi romp through the universe, has begun its quest for completion. Crea...
by mike

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Gateway 2012!

This past weekend, Strategicon had its final convention of the year — Gateway — at the Sheraton Hotel near LAX airport in California. Strategicon is made of OrcCon, Gamex, and Gateway, and they are each four-day cel...
by Dr. Bustos


Deep Discussions with Decapitated Dan #108: 86′d

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 as Dan is joined by creators Bill Hook and Nick...
by DecapitatedDan


From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays

FFGtGR: New Crusaders, Archie and Life With Archie!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.112: Everything Is Archie Hey gang and welcome back to another edition of your weekly column for all-ages comic book coolness, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! Every week in this column...
by Drew


Valiant Reviews: Bloodshot #3

Bloodshot #3 Publisher: Valiant Writer: Duane Swierczynski Art: Manuel Garcia with Arturo Lozzi Hands down, Bloodshot is the most bad ass comic book published in the market today. If you disagree with me, I’ll knife fight...
by Drew


Valiant Teases Return of the Eternal Warrior!

Valiant sent out a big tease today: “Join Valiant this Saturday, September 8th at 2 PM at Baltimore Comic-Con for “The Future of Valiant” panel to witness a legendary return – with help from some special...
by Drew



Dynamite Reviews: Flash Gordon: Zeitgeist #6

Flash Gordon: Zeitgeist #6 Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Writer: Eric Trautmann Artist: Daniel Indro Cover: Alex Ross The exiled Prince Barin is pitting Flash and Thun the Lion Man in a fight to the death as the renegades o...
by InfiniteSpeech


The Comics Console: Justice League and Avengers on iOS!

Look out Nintendo and Sony; iOS and Android games are officially a serious mobile gaming medium. And comic book games are blowing up left and right on your tablets and smartphones. The latest from Marvel, Avengers Initiative, f...
by andrewhurst


Dark Horse Reviews: B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Return of The Master #1

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Return of The Master #1 Publisher: Dark Horse Writers: Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Artist: Tyler Crook (cover by Ryan Sook) Colors: Dave Stewart The BPRD is an agency that fights occult threats ac...
by Billy



The Uncanny X-Piles 105

Welcome to the 105th edition of the Uncanny X-Piles! This week includes some lovers’ spats, an all-Brotherhood issue, and an AvX respite! What did the guys think? The X-Piles Numbers next to each title are the cumulative...
by Jeff

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Digital Comics: More Evolution than Revolution

The rise in popularity of comic books and graphic novels has led to a number of significant changes within the comic book publishing industry, the vast majority of which are just flat-out cool as heck (this is a family arti...
by Kevin


Dark Horse Reviews: Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword #5

Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword #5 Publisher: Dark Horse Writers: Steve Niles, Howard Chaykin, Paul Tobin, & others Artists: Howard Chaykin, Francisco Francavilla, & others Savage Sword is back with a vengeance! I...
by Billy