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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 07/16/14

Posted  July 22, 2014  by  Arnab

Adventure Time #30 (Boom!) NickZ: The characters of AT make an anthology comic book. It’s brilliant! All-New X-Factor #11 (Marvel) NickZ: This book is a must read if you like well written, team books with great art, OR if you just want to see Gambit naked a lot! Aphrodite IX/Cyberforce #1 (Top Cow) Infinite Speech: The […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 07/16/14

Posted  July 22, 2014  by  Arnab

Batman: Detective Comics #33 Writers: Brian Buccellato and Francis Manapul Artists: Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Cover Artists: Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Publisher: DC There’s much to be said about two of DC’s most underrated creators, from their fascinatingly entertaining writing, their breathtakingly gorgeous artwork, and a personal favorite, their tremendous storytelling ability. These two manipulate the comic […]

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Kickstarter Spotlight: Stillborn: The First Zombie

Posted  July 22, 2014  by  Kristin

Meet Stillborn, the original undead, exposed to a disease in 1933, and still alive and kicking to this day. Phillip Kopp has been going to conventions and working with comic shops to sell his series, but now he wants to sell directly to you, the comic book fans. For an incredibly low $5, you can […]

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Movie Mondays: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Posted  July 21, 2014  by  Aaron

Title: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Director: Matt Reeves Writers: Mark Bomback, with Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver Distributed By: 20th Century Fox Starring: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Gary Oldman, Nick Thurston, Keri Russell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Judy Greer Release Date: July 11, 2014 MPAA: Rated PG-13 It’s that time again readers! […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Les Miserables (Manga Classics)

Posted  July 21, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: Les Miserables Author: Adapted by Crystal Silvermoon and Stacy King; art by SunNeko Lee; original story by Victor Hugo Volume: One-shot omnibus, $19.99 (paperback; also available in hardcover) Publisher: Udon Entertainment Vintage: August 2014 Genre: Adaptation, historical, drama Udon has recently launched their new Manga Classics line, which will publish adaptations of classic literature […]

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Touring the Cosmos: Captain Marvel #1

Greetings fans! Good ol’ Touring the Cosmos has been on a bit of a hiatus as of late (pesky cosmic storms), but is now back in action! In its absence, a slew of space faring comics have been released. From X-O Manowar to ...
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Movie Monday: The Dark Knight Rises

Title: The Dark Knight Rises Director: Christopher Nolan Writer: Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer (created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger) Distributed By: Warner Bros. Pictures Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hard...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Bakuman volumes 11 and 12

Bakuman volumes 11 and 12 Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump Line) Story: Tsugumi Ohba Art: Takeshi Obata Bakuman volumes 11 and 12 are out now from Viz’s Shonen Jump line, continuing the dramedy manga, about making manga,...
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Zenescope Reviews: Call of Wonderland #1

Call of Wonderland #1 Publisher: Zenescope Writer: Dan Wickline Artists: Matt Triano & Nacho Arranz (Cover by Anthony Spay) Colors: Stephen Downer & Thomas Bonvillain When the events in Alice in Wonderland wrapped up, t...
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Comics Are My Religion: Assembling Avengers

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 dialog about religion in this column. There be spoilers ahead, so beware! The...
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Character Spotlight: Cassandra Cain

  Cassandra Cain, daughter to two of the most deadly people on the planet, and she can show you she is just as good as them. Thankfully, she found that there was another path she could take, the Path of the Bat. Cassandra ...
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Dark Horse Reviews: Conan The Barbarian #6

Conan The Barbarian #6 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Brian Wood Artist: James Harren (cover by Massimo Carnevale) Colors: Dave Stewart As Conan stands bewildered in the middle of Messantia, he remarks to N’Yaga that all o...
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SDCC 2012! Pt. 3: Panels

We return to my San Diego Comic Con wrap up, and we’re at the panels! Now I didn’t go to any in Hall H, that madness is huge and I’d likely never have gotten any other pictures. As you’ll notice, our tit...
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Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #74

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, Decapitated Dan, and the Southern Sensation each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. This week Speech and Decap are joined o...
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Ye Olde School Café: Avengers: The Korvac Saga pt 4

Hello and welcome back to another great week, right here in Ye Olde School Café! As I gear up for vacation next weekend, I can’t help but be in a dilemma (as usual) over which books to take with me to the beach! Having a...
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Valiant Reviews: X-O Manowar #3

X-O Manowar #3 Publisher: Valiant Writer: Robert Venditti Artist: Cary Nord Cover: Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic When you’ve taken a man away from his family, cut off his hand, and enslaved him for years, the last thing you wan...
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SDCC 2012! Pt. 2: Booths

Welcome back! I’m still going on about Comic Con, and this time I’ll be talking about some of the booths I saw. From the massive television screens from the big booths to the wares displayed by vendors and the sketc...
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