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Bento Bako Weekly: My Love Story volume 5

Title: My Love Story Author: Kazune Kawahara (story), Aruko (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 5, $9.99 Vintage: July 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy [Volume 4 review.] The school sports meet is over, but Saijo wants to keep seeing her “coach,” Takeo. Yamato is no longer worried about seeing Saijo as […]

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Ink Stains 74: Trumpet 11

  What’s that I hear? It’s Trumpet issue 11! Trumpet 11: 1974 Editors: Tom Reamy, Alex Eisenstein, Ken Keller   Trumpet was one of those classy fanzines I just missed out on. I was vaguely aware of it, but don’t recall ever actually having any issues. Judging by this issue, the production values were high, […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #218

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 share their thoughts about their respective Ant-Man movie going experience (*SPOILERS*). Then they dive into this week’s […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 07/22/15

Grayson #10 Writers: Tim Seeley and Tom King Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Cover Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Publisher: DC Closing in on a year of publishing, this series is easily becoming one my favorite books that DC is publishing. Everything about this book, from the writing to the art, meshes wonderfully together. […]


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 07/22/15

Aquaman #42 (DC) Arnab: Whatever Arthur did, he better apologize to Mera. #teamMera But honestly though, this whole plot of Arthur is secretly the good guy and Mera just doesn’t realize it yet, is nonsense. Archie vs Predator #4 (Dark Horse) Infinite Speech: I stopped trying to take this seriously and just had complete fun […]


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WonderCon Anaheim 2013: Cosplay Round Up Part 2

Welcome back for more photos from WonderCon Anaheim 2013. If you’re wondering about the giant photo above, I was able to get front row shots of the DC characters photo shoot. The meet up was huge and had to have had over ...
by Dr. Bustos


Crisis of Infinite Reviews 04/03/13

Animal Man #19 Writer: Jeff Lemire Artists: Steve Pugh and Lovern Kindierski Cover Artists: Steve Pugh and Lovern Kindierski Publisher: DC The hits just keep on coming, as Buddy Baker suffers loss after loss after loss. While B...
by Arnab


Dark Horse Reviews: B.P.R.D. Vampire #1

B.P.R.D. Vampire #1 Publisher: Dark Horse Writers: Mike Mignola, Gabriel Ba, & Fabio Moon Artists: Gabriel Bá & Fábio Moon Colors: Dave Stewart For anyone out there who’s been doubting the praise that has been g...
by Billy



The Uncanny X-Piles 134

Welcome to the 134th 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 ...
by Jeff

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Movie Mondays: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Title: G.I. Joe: Retaliation Director: Jon M. Chu Writers: Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick Distributed By: Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Lee Byung-hun, Channing Tatum, Adrianne Palicki, Jonat...
by Aaron


Bento Bako Weekly: Pepita: Inoue Meets Gaudí

Title: pepita: Inoue meets Gaudí Author: Takehiko Inoue Publisher: Viz Media Price: $24.99 (HC, full color) Vintage: 2011 by Nikkei Business Publications, April 2013 by Viz Media Genre: Art books, history, photography, sketch ...
by Kristin



Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: Ultron

Hey everybody, and welcome back to another great character spotlight right here in Marvel Snapshot! With all the hype from the Avengers movie, and the huge Marvel mini-series in full swing, I’ll be showcasing the vengeful...
by Billy


Kickstart Your Week #1!

Kickstarter has been around for four years now, so if you’ve never heard of it here’s a quick explanation. People have dreams, people need money to make those dreams come true, so people create Kickstarters. These a...
by Arnab


Webcomic of the Month! April: Boston Metaphysical Society

Welcome back to WebComic of the Month! This time around we take a look at a series that goes back to the Victorian era for some steampunk goodness. The Boston Metaphysical Society is the story of a former Pinkerton detective an...
by Dr. Bustos



Ye Olde School Café: Captain America Annual #8

Hello and welcome to another week in Ye Olde School Café! This week, we’ll take a quick break from the longer, drawn out type stories, and just look at an issue that had a great self-contained story. Captain America Annu...
by Billy

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WonderCon Anaheim 2013 Cosplay Round Up Part 1

WonderCon returned to the Anaheim Convention Center the last weekend of March, and boy has that show grown since last year! The size and scale seems immense in comparison, and the number of badge sellouts that occurred support ...
by Dr. Bustos


Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #109

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. Listen in this week as Spider-Man Geek...
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