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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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Tales From The Water Cooler #225

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 chat with a Special Guest, creator Matt Hawkins, on The Tithe and other upcoming projects. Then they […]


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 09/16/15

Adventure Time Fionna & Cake Card Wars #3 (Boom!) NickZ: Fionna and Prince Gumball go on the cutest date while Cake goes a bit insane over Card Wars. Age of Apocalypse #4 (Marvel) NickZ: This series reaches it’s explosive meltdown, literally! It’s a feast for your eye holes! All-New Hawkeye #5 (Marvel) NickZ: Lemire and […]



IDW Reviews: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #21

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #21 Publisher: IDW Publishing Writer(s): Kevin Eastman & Tom Waltz Artist: Kevin Eastman Cover: Kevin Eastman The Turtles have returned from their outer space adventure, and they’ve notice...
by InfiniteSpeech


The Uncanny X-Piles 141

Welcome to the 141st 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


Dark Horse Reviews: “Dream Thief” #1

Dream Thief #1 Writer: Jai Nitz Artist: Greg Smallwood Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Have you ever picked up a new, unfamiliar comic on a whim only to find it’s absolute garbage? “Dream Thief” #1 is the exact o...
by Jeff Lake



Ye Olde School Café: Supernatural Thrillers #5

Hello and welcome to another week of comic book greatness in Ye Olde School Café! This week’s installment will bring some terror from beyond the mortal plane, something so frightening it’ll make you run away scream...
by Billy


Tales from the Water Cooler: Episode #114

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. It’s an ALL MARVEL episode this ...
by DecapitatedDan


FFGtGR: Tezuka’s Blue Blink, Black Jack and more on Anime Sols!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No. 147 Hello and welcome back to this week’s edition of From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! I’m your friendly columnist, Drew McCabe! So this week we are taking a break from revi...
by Drew



Dark Horse Reviews: Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells A Rat

Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells A Rat Publisher: Dark Horse Story: Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Art: Kevin Nowlan Lobster Johnson was always one of my favorite parts of the Hellboy mythos. A mysterious and violent vigilante dea...
by Dr. Bustos


Long Beach Comic Expo 2013

Long Beach’s comic books scene is known for the Long Beach Comic Con in the fall but one Con isn’t enough so this past weekend was Long Beach Comic Expo! Long Beach Comic Expo is a much smaller, single-day conventio...
by Dr. Bustos


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 05/08/13

Alpha Big Time #4 (Marvel) NickZ: So when this book is over can Alpha join the Young Avengers? Or even better get his own ongoing series? Archer & Armstrong #0 (Valiant) Infinite Speech: One of the best zero issues to ever...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 05/08/13

Batman #20 Writer: Scott Snyder Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO  Cover Artists: Greg Capullo and FCO Publisher: DC The thing about Batman’s villains is that for the most part they all have a touch of humanity ...
by Arnab


Bento Bako Weekly: Slam Dunk volumes 26-28

Title: Slam Dunk Author: Takehiko Inoue Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump) Volume: Volumes 26, 27, and 28 (of 31), $9.99 Vintage: 1995-1996 by Shueisha; February, April, and June 2013 by Viz Genre: Sports, basketball The tourna...
by Kristin


Character Spotlight: Bane

The man who broke The Bat. That is the reputation of Bane, the luchador mask wearing villian who pumps himself full of a drug called Venom and takes his opponents across his knee (very different meaning with him than the usual)...
by Dr. Bustos