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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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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 05/16/12

  Adventure Time #4 (Kabom!) NickZ: Read this book, watch the TV show. I cannot recommend them enough! Avengers #26 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: Good Idea: Thor vs Phoenix force. Bad Idea: Most of the AvX story. Jeff: Wait a...
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Contest of Champions Live Episode #31: Namor vs. Protector

Welcome to Season 2 of the internet’s only superhero fight podcast, Contest of Champions Live! Each week, your hosts the Clobberin’ Comic Book Clergyman and the Canadian Capekiller referee between a group of comp...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 05/16/12

Batwoman #9 Writers: J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman Artists: Trevor McCarthy and Guy Major Cover Artists: Ben Oliver Publisher: DC Trevor McCarthy, who gorgeously illustrated the Gates of Gotham mini-series last year, ...
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Movie Mondays: Men In Black II

Title: Men in Black II Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Writers: Robert Gordon, Barry Fanaro, Based the Comic created by Lowell Cunningham Distributed By: Columbia Pictures Starring: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Lara Flynn Boyle, Ros...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Psyren volumes 2 and 3

Psyren volumes 2 and 3 Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump Line) Story and Art: Toshiaki Iwashiro [Volume 1 review.] Right off the bat, have to tell you reader, Psyren, pronounced like “siren”, is a great manga. Why o...
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Tales From the Water Cooler #65

Welcome to the 65th episode of 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. Listen in as this w...
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Character Spotlight: Rag Doll

A villain whose power is being extremely flexible. What’s not to love about a gimmick that simple? Where does a character like that come from? How do you even become a threat to people who can lift cars and fly across the...
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Ye Olde School Café: Spider-Man Visionaries- John Romita TPB

Hey everybody, welcome back to another week in Ye Olde School Café! In this week’s installment, we’ll be checking out one of my favorite trades in my catalog with Spider-Man Visionaries: John Romita! Typically, mos...
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IDW Reveiws: Locke & Key: Clockworks #6

Locke & Key: Clockworks #6 Publisher: IDW Writer: Joe Hill Artist: Gabriel Rodriguez Cover: Gabriel Rodriguez Dodge has his memories back and he’s going to make sure that nothing stops his quest for the Omega Key. ...
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The Uncanny X-Piles LXXXIX

Avengers Academy #29 Writer: Christos Gage Artist: Tom Grummett As far as tie-in issues go, this was a good one. Avengers Academy has been shoehorned into events and mini crossovers before (Fear Itself, that Thunderbolts crosso...
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Deep Discussions with Decapitated Dan #92: Dan Braun

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 Chief Editor of Dark Horse&...
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Gon and Mr.Men and Little Miss!

Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.97 Welcome back to your favorite all-ages comics column: From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! We’re gonna skip on all the intro shenanigans this week and just get down to it! Here we go! &...
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