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The Ghastly Awards 2014 Winners Are In!

Posted  March 3, 2015  by  DecapitatedDan

  The Ghastly Award Judges are proud to announce the Winners of the 2014 Ghastly Awards. The Ghastly Award Judges chose the Nominees from the books submitted by Comic Creators and Publishers throughout 2014. Winners were voted on by the Judges, Comic Book Creators, Publishers and the Fans. The Ghastly Judicial Panel congratulates all 2014 […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Black Rose Alice vols 2-3

Posted  March 2, 2015  by  Kristin

Title: Black Rose Alice Author: Setona Mizushiro Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volumes 2 and 3, $9.99 Vintage: 2009 by Akita Publishing, November 2014 and February 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, romance, horror, vampires [Volume 1 review.] Now that Azusa’s soul is in Agnieska’s body, the vampires must wait for her to awaken. […]

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Ink Stains 69: Fantastic Fanzine 8/9

Posted  March 1, 2015  by  kenmeyerjr

  Back to one of the best fanzines of the past, Fantastic Fanzine, with early Dave Cockrum, Barry Smith, and more! Fantastic Fanzine 8*9: 1969 Editor and Publisher: Gary Groth This month, we revisit one of my favorite fanzines of bygone years, Fantastic Fanzine, particularly issue 8*9. It was a lot of fun to peruse […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #198

Posted  February 28, 2015  by  InfiniteSpeech

Welcome to Tales From the Water Cooler! Join Infinite Speech, The Comic Book Clergyman and the Canadian Webslinger each week as they gather around the water cooler of stories to talk about comics. Listen in this week as the guys discuss Jason Momoa as Aquaman, recent episodes of The Flash, The Walking Dead, and Agent […]

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Movie Multiverse: Seventh Son

Posted  February 27, 2015  by  Aaron

Title: Seventh Son Director: Sergei Bodrov Writers: Charles Leavitt, Steven Knight, and Matt Greenberg (based on the novel The Spook’s Apprentice (titled The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch in America) by Joseph Delaney) Distributed By: Universal Pictures Starring: Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Olivia Williams, Antje Traue, Kit Harington, Djimon Hounsou, […]

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Marvel Reviews: Thunderbolts #1

Thunderbolts #1 Publisher: Marvel Writer: Daniel Way Artist: Steve Dillon Cover: Julian Totino Tedesco A new team composed of some of the deadliest anti-heroes the Marvel Universe has to offer takes center stage in Thunderbolts...
by InfiniteSpeech

Cover art from an older Neal Adams illustration.  Always a classic!

Titan Reviews: Tarzan: The Centennial Celebration

Tarzan: The Centennial Celebration Written by: Scott Tracy Griffin Cover by: Neal Adams Publisher: Titan Books This is it, folks! This is the end all, be all, one stop depository of all things Tarzan. It’s a one volume encycl...
by Aaron


Top Cow Reviews: Think Tank vol. 1 TPB

Think Tank Vol 1 Publisher: Top Cow Writer: Matt Hawkins Artist: Rahsan Ekedal Cover: Rahsan Ekedal and Brian Reber When David Loren starts taking stock of his life and decides there’s some changes to be made, his employe...
by InfiniteSpeech


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Create Now Charity Event (11-29-12): Doctor Who Live and Drunkards and Dragons

On a Thursday night at the Nerdist theater in the back of Meltdown Comics, the Create Now charity group brought together a time-traveling alien and an orc assassin to help raise money with laughs and the chance to win prizes al...
by Dr. Bustos


Dark Horse Reviews: Colder #2

Colder #2 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Paul Tobin Artist: Juan Ferreyra Letters: Nate Piekos The stage is set, Reece and Declan, and Nimble Jack. A nurse, an 80-year-old asylum inmate that looks like a 30-year-old frozen popsi...
by Billy


The Uncanny X-Piles 118

Welcome to the 118th edition of the Uncanny X-Piles! This week the guys award a full 40 out of 40 for one of the X-Books! An X-Piles first!!! The X-Piles Numbers next to each title are the cumulative ranking of the latest issue...
by Jeff



Alternative Methods for getting your Comic Book Fix

We are living in what a number of well-meaning folks have dubbed “The Information Age.” Presumably due to the ever expanding, constantly upgrading, and seemingly limitless amount of features (apps, to use the parlance of ou...
by Kevin


Dark Horse Reviews: Ex Sanguine #1

Ex Sanguine #1 Publisher: Dark horse Writers: Tim Seeley & Joshua Scott Emmons Artist: Tim Seeley Colors: Dave Stewart (mature read) Most times, books that are gory and are littered with foul language are somewhat of a turn...
by Billy


Valiant Reviews: Bloodshot #6

Bloodshot #6 Publisher: Valiant Story: Duane Swiercynski Art: Manuel Garcia An ultimate kick-ass action issue, period. Issue #6 of Valiant’s Bloodshot advances its story as it goes heavy on the violence, as everything fro...
by Drew



Action Lab Reviews: Double Jumpers #3

Double Jumpers #3 Publisher: Action Lab Writer: Dave Dwonch Artist: Bill Blankenship Cover: Bill Blankenship One more issue to go, and Double Jumpers continues to entertain and deliver more laughs on almost every panel. The pac...
by InfiniteSpeech


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 11/28/12

“A + X” #2 (Marvel) Andy: The Iron Man & Shadowcat team up wins. Fun and worthwhile for fans of all four characters featured. (3/5) #MarvelNOW #Shadowcat #IronMan Jeff: Finally, it’s proven that Kitty ca...
by Arnab


Touring the Cosmos: Tom Morello’s Orchid

Influential activist musician Tom Morello has created a brand new world within the pages of Dark Horse’s Orchid. In a dystopian  future, Morello is exploring a world where, much like our own, wealth and power decide your...
by mike