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Bento Bako Weekly: My Love Story volume 5

Title: My Love Story Author: Kazune Kawahara (story), Aruko (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 5, $9.99 Vintage: July 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy [Volume 4 review.] The school sports meet is over, but Saijo wants to keep seeing her “coach,” Takeo. Yamato is no longer worried about seeing Saijo as […]

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Ink Stains 74: Trumpet 11

  What’s that I hear? It’s Trumpet issue 11! Trumpet 11: 1974 Editors: Tom Reamy, Alex Eisenstein, Ken Keller   Trumpet was one of those classy fanzines I just missed out on. I was vaguely aware of it, but don’t recall ever actually having any issues. Judging by this issue, the production values were high, […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #218

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 share their thoughts about their respective Ant-Man movie going experience (*SPOILERS*). Then they dive into this week’s […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 07/22/15

Grayson #10 Writers: Tim Seeley and Tom King Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Cover Artists: Mikel Janin and Jeremy Cox Publisher: DC Closing in on a year of publishing, this series is easily becoming one my favorite books that DC is publishing. Everything about this book, from the writing to the art, meshes wonderfully together. […]

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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 07/22/15

Aquaman #42 (DC) Arnab: Whatever Arthur did, he better apologize to Mera. #teamMera But honestly though, this whole plot of Arthur is secretly the good guy and Mera just doesn’t realize it yet, is nonsense. Archie vs Predator #4 (Dark Horse) Infinite Speech: I stopped trying to take this seriously and just had complete fun […]


 
 
 

 
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Bento Bako Weekly: Fragments of Horror

Title: Fragments of Horror Author: Junji Ito Publisher: Viz Media Volume: One-shot, $17.99 (HC) Vintage: 2014 by Asahi Shimbun, June 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Horror Eight short stories comprise this collection of horror tales. ...
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Character Spotlight: Jesse Chambers

Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Well, maybe not all at the same time, at first. Wait, who can that be then? Jesse Chambers! Daughter and historian o...
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Top Cow Previews: The Tithe #4

The Tithe #4 Writer: Matt Hawkins Artist: Rahsan Ekedal Colors: Michael Spicer Letters: Troy Peteri Cover: Rahsan Ekedal & Betsy Gonia The first arc of The Tithe comes to an end! With this finale, Matt Hawkins and Rahs...
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Tales From The Water Cooler #217

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 ...
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Dark Horse Interviews: Alex de Campi

Today is the release of the final issue of Archie Vs. Predator, written by Alex de Campi and art by Fernando Ruiz, Rich Koslowski, and Jason Millet. This was the comic that turned a lot of heads then proceeded to snap them o...
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Valiant Previews: Book of Death #2

Book of Death #1 was a sell out success with a second printing on the way to fans who missed out. Don’t let that happen this time around with the second issue so enjoy the preview!   BOOK OF DEATH #2 (of 4) Written by RO...
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San Diego Comic Con 2015!

San Diego Comic Con has come and gone for another year. Plenty of people came, some in costume, some for work, and all to be a part of the chaos of the con. I was able to be there and get some pictures of some amazing people an...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 07/15/15

Robin: Son of Batman #2 Writer: Patrick Gleason Artists: Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray, and John Kalisz Cover Artists: Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray, and John Kalisz Publisher: DC Considering the subtitle of this series, it is parti...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 07/15/15

Adventure Time Fionna & Cake Card Wars #1 (Boom!) NickZ: This comic came with a trading card, the 90’s are back! Also, someone make Card Wars into a real thing! Astro City #25 (Vertigo) Martin: 4.5/5 stars. Perfect ju...
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First Look At New Flash Costume For Season Two!

For those of you who yearned for a more classic look of the Scarlet Speedster’s costume in The Flash here’s what we’ll get to see when the series returns in season two! We did get a sneak peak of this suit ...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Maid-sama volume 1 OB

Title: Maid-sama! Author: Hiro Fujiwara Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1 omnibus (volumes 1-2), $14.99 Vintage: 2006-07 by Hakusensha, August 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy Misaki Ayuzawa attends a r...
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Character Spotlight: Kate Bishop

This last week saw the end of one of the best, game-changers in comics, Hawkeye by Matt Fraction, David Aja, and Annie Wu. The series gave us the day to day life of Clint Barton and Kate Bishop, each Hawkeye in their own right....
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