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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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Ye Olde School Café: X-Men: Mutant Genesis pt 1

Hey everybody, welcome to another week in my little corner of ComicAttack.net known as Ye Olde School Café! You know, back in 1991, I was just starting to get heavy into comics, and I was in love with two things: Spider-Man an...
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IDW Reviews: G.I. Joe: Cobra #13

G.I. Joe: Cobra #13 Publisher: IDW Writer: Mike Costa Artist: Antonio Fuso Cover: Antonio Fuso While Cobra was focused on dismantling the Joes, they were also busy having their fair share of internal problems. As a result, Ma...
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Dark Horse Reviews: Conan The Barbarian #4

Conan The Barbarian #4 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Brian Wood Artist: James Harren (cover by Massimo Carnevale) Colorist: Dave Stewart Conan and his new woman, Belit, are heading for a land called Messantia. The last time Con...
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Deep Discussions with Decapitated Dan #93: Dirk Manning

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 once again by Dirk Manning. Di...
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From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: New Crusaders and Fluffy, Fluffy Cinnamoroll!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.98:  Almost Summer Hey guys, welcome back once again to another week of all-ages goodness here with From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays. Not much to complain about around here these days. ...
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Bento Bako Bonus: Kamisama Kiss volume 9

Title: Kamisama Kiss Author: Julietta Suzuki Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 9 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2011 by Hakusensha, June 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy [Volume 8 review.] Before we begin, and...
by Kristin
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Gen Manga Review: Gen 11

Gen 11 Publisher: Gen Manga Entertainment Writers/Artists: Junji Ohno, Richard Rodriguez, Kosuke Kabaya, love, Isora Azumi, Nukuharu, Hajime Taguchi, Ryo Hanada I was not familiar with the Gen Manga company nor what they were a...
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The Comics Cosnole: Men in Black: Alien Crisis

You are Peter Delacoeur, professional thief, and the men who would have your head after your most recent job have been blown away by unearthly creatures. When surviving means going toe-to-toe with some gnarly space baddies, you...
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Drunkards and Dragons!

This past week at the iO Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, the improv group of Drunkards and Dragons got together to give their audience a beer-filled comedy adventure. Feeling brave that night, I decided to check it out and repo...
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Marvel Reviews: Amazing Spider-Man #686

Amazing Spider-Man #686 Publisher: Marvel Writer: Dan Slott Artist: Stefano Caselli Cover: Stefano Caselli In what seems to be the norm for Dan Slott, it’s as if his Spidey events are “out eventing” MarvelR...
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Bento Bako Lite: The Story of Saiunkoku volume 7

Title: The Story of Saiunkoku Author: Kairi Yura (art) and Sai Yukino (story) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 7 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2011 by Kadokawa Shoten, May 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Historical drama, ...
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Dark Horse Reviews: B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Devil’s Engine #1

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Devil’s Engine #1 Publisher: Dark Horse Writers: Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Artist: Tyler Crook (cover by Duncan Fegredo) Colorist: Dave Stewart The young girl named “Fenix” is ...
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