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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 09/30/15

Batman Annual #4 (DC) Arnab: That was a surprisingly good issue. Oh wait, that’s right, no robot Gordon-Batman. Martin: 4/5 stars. The best part, other than the art, is watching Alfred tap-dance to keep Bruce from remembering his past. NickZ: Even an amnesiac Bruce Wayne is more interesting than robot Batman, Jim Gordon. Book of […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: QQ Sweeper volume 1

Title: QQ Sweeper Author: Kyousuke Motomi Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2014 by Shogakukan, October 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Comedy, supernatural First of all, my apologies for bailing last week. I had a really busy weekend. I was a featured cosplayer in the Texas State Fair Parade for a […]

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Ink Stains 76: Chronicle 2

John Severin, John Byrne, Stan Sakai and more in this second issue of Chronicle! Chronicle 2: 1972 Editor/Publisher: George Breo Way back in January of this year, I profiled Chronicle 1 (see the column here) and I am sure I will cover other issues later on, as editor George Breo was kind enough to send […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 09/23/15

Grayson #12 Writers: Tim Seeley and Tom King Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Cover Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Publisher: DC Bruce Wayne may have always been the leader of the Bat-fam, but Dick Grayson has always been the heart. After months of being presumed dead by his family, Dick returns to Gotham hoping […]


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 09/23/15

Adventure Time #44 (Boom!) NickZ: Really fun issue, had me laughing out loud several times and a great cover by my pal, Derek Hunter! Astro City #27 (Vertigo) Martin: 4.5/5 stars. Another character-driven winner with a focus on American Chibi with a fun dichotomy of real-word & chibi-world. Avatar: The Last Airbender – Smoke and […]


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Character Spotlight: Talia al Ghul

Daughter of the Demon, leader of the League of Assassin’s, Leviathan; Talia al Ghul is all of these things and more. Heiress to a new world order, master strategist, world-class villain, as well as mother to a superhero. ...
by Dr. Bustos

Half Past Danger

IDW Reviews: Half Past Danger #1

Half Past Danger #1 Writer: Stephen Mooney Artist: Stephen Mooney Publisher: IDW Let’s get this out of the way: you should already own IDW’s Half Past Danger. You don’t? Go get it, I’ll wait. Back? Good....
by Jeff Lake


Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #115

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. This week on the Water Cooler the Cler...
by DecapitatedDan



Dark Horse Reviews: Abe Sapien: Dark and Terrible #2

Abe Sapien: Dark and Terrible #2 Publisher: Dark Horse Writers: Mike Mignola & Scott Allie Artist: Sebastián Fiumara Colors: Dave Stewart This issue brings us several aspects that were previously unknown. First off, we get...
by Billy

From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays

FFGtGR: Smurfs, Regular Show and Scooby-Doo!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.148 Hello and welcome back to our all-ages comics column on the site, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! I’m your columnist, Drew McCabe! Remember when there was a phase when “...
by Drew


Image Comics Reviews: Mind the Gap Volume 1

In preparation for this review of Image Comics’ Mind the Gap: Intimate Strangers, I attempted to provide a quick synopsis of the book to an inquiring would-be reader. You know what I discovered? IT CANNOT BE DONE. Creator...
by Jeff Lake



Dark Horse Reviews: B.P.R.D. Vampire #2

B.P.R.D. Vampire #2 Publisher: Dark Horse Writers: Mike Mignola, Gabriel Bá, & Fábio Moon Artists: Gabriel Bá & Fábio Moon Colors: Dave Stewart The issue begins with Anders and Professor Broom looking over an ancien...
by Billy


Dark Horse Reviews: B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #106

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #106 Publisher: Dark Horse Writers: Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Artist: Peter Snejbjerg (cover by Dave Johnson) Colors: Dave Stewart When last we saw Director Iosif, he was attempting to keep a recordi...
by Billy


The Uncanny X-Piles 140

Welcome to the 140th 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



Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 05/15/13

Age of Ultron #8 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: That dumb thing Logan did a few issues ago just screwed up the entire time line. Don’t know where this story is going now. Jeff: Why is this so focused on Wolverine & Sue...
by Arnab


Marvel Reviews: Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man #23

Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man #23 Publisher: Marvel Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Aritst: David Marquez Cover: David Marquez & Justin Ponsor His father severely hurt, his mother dead, and all because of his encounter with Ve...
by InfiniteSpeech


Crisis of Infinite Reviews 05/15/13

Catwoman #20 Writer: Ann Nocenti Artists: Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Sonia Oback Cover Artists: Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Ulises Arreola Publisher: DC Month after month, this series continues to be unimpr...
by Arnab