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Bento Bako Weekly: One-Punch Man volumes 1-2

Title: One-Punch Man Author: One (story), Yusuke Murata (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump) Volume: Volumes 1-2, $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shueisha, September 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Action, comedy Saitama is a professional hero, defending the land from all sorts of monsters. Or, rather, looking for a challenge to his strength. Saitama is bored […]

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Comics Are My Religion: The Tithe

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 dialogue about religion in this column. If you are a church-going Christian, it is that time of year. You know, that ever-popular season that brings all sorts of warm […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #222

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 discuss Stephen Amell’s SummerSlam performance, Jesse Quick casting on CW’s The Flash, and Marvel Comics’ Cosplay Variants […]

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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 08/19/15

Adventure Time Fionna & Cake Card Wars #2 (Boom!) NickZ: Cake shows off her impressive skillz at Card Wars! (seriously, I wish this game was real) Astro City #26 (Vertigo) Martin: 4/5 stars. 20th anniversary. Busiek, Anderson, & Ross continue delivering some of the best superhero stories being published The Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Ultraman volume 1

Title: Ultraman Author: Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, $12.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, August 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction, action Decades after the Giant of Light, Ultraman, protected the Earth from alien invasion, a man named Shin Hayata and his son, Shinjiro, visit a museum […]


 
 
 

 
 

Top Cow Reviews: Witchblade: Day of the Outlaws

Witchblade: Day of the Outlaws Publisher: Top Cow Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov Artist: Nelson Blake II & Dave McCaig Cover: Nelson Blake II & Dave McCaig When Fialkov introduces us to Sheriff Enola, the action pretty muc...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 04/10/13

Adventure Time with Fiona and Cake #4 (kaboom!) Dr. Bustos: A story focusing on LSP and his adventures with beauty? SOLD. A NickZ: Lumpy Space Prince takes center stage as this fun adventure continues. Age of Ultron #5 (Marvel)...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 04/10/13

Batgirl #19 Writer: Gail Simone Artists: Daniel Sampere, Vicente Cifuentes, and Blond Cover Artists: Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Marcelo Maiolo Publisher: DC James Jr.’s presence in Batgirl has been a strange one. At fir...
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Dynamite Reviews: Sherlock Holmes: The Liverpool Demon #1

Sherlock Holmes: The Liverpool Demon #1 Publisher: Dynamite Writers: Leah Moore & John Reppion Artist: Matt Triano (cover by Francesco Francavilla) Colors: Brennan Wagner The world’s greatest detective is back! He and...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit Vol 8

Title: Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit volume 8 Author: Motoro Mase Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 8, $12.99 Vintage: August 2012 Genre: Psychological thriller [Volume 7 review.] Motoro Mase delivers two more ...
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Character Spotlight: Ultra-Humanite

It’s time to end this look at DC’s gorilla characters by ending on one who is and isn’t a gorilla. How is that possible? Brain transplants! The Ultra-Humanite is more than meets the eye, and we’re going ...
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Aspen Reviews: Dead Man’s Run #4

Dead Man’s Run #4 Publisher: Aspen Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Tony Parker Colors: Wes Hartman At long last, Dead Man’s Run has returned! In this fourth installment, Sam and his band of lost souls are making their way ...
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WonderCon Anaheim 2013: Dustin Nguyen Interview

It’s the final interview of WonderCon Anaheim with Dustin Nguyen, co-writer (along with Derek Fridolfs) and artist of Li’l Gotham, one of my absolute favorite comics out there. He and I sat down at the DC booth (the...
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Image Reviews: Saga #12

Saga #12 Publisher: Image Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Cover: Fiona Staples If you let the so called controversy overshadow how good this book is, then you really must reconsider your priorities. Especially i...
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Ye Olde School Café: The Amazing Spider-Man #11

Hello and welcome to another week of old school comic book greatness! This week, we’ll look at a story that features two characters that are larger than life right now, with Doctor Octopus and Spider-Man! Way back in ASM ...
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The Uncanny X-Piles 135

Welcome to the 135th 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 ...
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WonderCon Anaheim 2013: Bryan Q. Miller

Welcome back for another interview from WonderCon Anaheim 2013. DC Comics was nice enough to let me get together with Bryan Q. Miller who is currently writing their Smallville comic series. He was happy to talk with me about hi...
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