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Tales From The Water Cooler #192

Posted  December 19, 2014  by  DecapitatedDan

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 talk the possibility of Spidey being “loaned” out to Marvel during their talks in January, […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 12/10/14

Posted  December 16, 2014  by  Arnab

Batgirl #37 Writer: Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher Artists: Babs Tarr, Cameron Stewart, and Maris Wicks Cover Artists: Cameron Stewart Publisher: DC Comics The new creative team continues to give their Batgirl a more youthful appearance, both in the artwork as well as the direction of the story. This is a little peculiar, given the extensive […]

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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 12/10/14

Posted  December 16, 2014  by  Arnab

Afterlife With Archie #7 (Archie) Infinite Speech: Good to have the series back and it hasn’t lost a step! Amazing Spider-Man #11 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: Spider-Verse has been an amazing (no pun intended) event so far! But doesn’t calling her “Spider-Gwen” negate the secret identity thing? Amazing X-Men #14 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: Remember the story […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: The Garden of Words

Posted  December 15, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: The Garden of Words Author: Makoto Shinkai (story), Midori Motohashi (art) Publisher: Vertical Comics Volume: One volume, $12.95 Vintage: 2013 by Kodansha, 2014 by Vertical Genre: Slice-of-life, drama Akizuki likes to skip class on rainy mornings. He goes to a garden gazebo, where he sketches out designs for shoes. One day his solitude is […]

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Character Spotlight: Cyborg

Posted  December 14, 2014  by  Dr. Bustos

Tis the season for more robotic and cyborg characters! This week we get one of the most popular characters that I think a lot of folks know from the Teen Titan cartoons. He’s part man, part machine, all hero, it’s Cyborg! How does someone get to have all those technological wonders grafted to themselves? Let’s […]

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Ink Stains 64: Word Balloons 1

In the fanzine world, Gary Groth is known for Fantastic Fanzine, but don’t forget Word Balloons! Word Balloons 1, March, 1974 Editor and Publisher: Gary Groth Those of you that are old codgers like myself, or that follow ...
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Bento Bako Weekly: In Clothes Called Fat

Title: In Clothes Called Fat Author: Moyoco Anno Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: One-shot, $16.95 Vintage: 2002 by Shodensha, 2014 by Vertical Genre: Drama, josei Just a note here: this book is about a woman struggling with bo...
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Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: The Punisher

  Hey everybody, it’s time for another character spotlight in Marvel Snapshot! It occurred to me that I’d never done a spotlight on the Punisher! So why not get it done right now! This controversial character h...
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Dark Horse Reviews: Dark Horse Presents #1

Dark Horse Presents #1 Writers: Geof Darrow, David Mack, Peter Hogan, Brendan McCarthy, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, Damon Gentry Artists: Geof Darrow, David Mack, Steve Parkhouse, Brendan McCarthy, Andy Kuhn, Aaron Conley Col...
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Ye Olde School Café: Stoker’s Dracula #1

  Hello and welcome to another edition of Ye Olde School Café! This time around I’ll be focusing in on an issue that really set the bar for adaptations as far as I’m concerned, and what better story to check o...
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Anime Fest 2014: Part 1: The Con

Another Anime Fest has come and gone. What’s that? Did you miss it? Well, it did change dates this year. For years the convention has been held over Labor Day weekend, but this year it was moved to mid-August, the 15-18. ...
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All-New Uncanny X-Piles #181

Welcome back ComicAttackers and X-fans to this week’s edition of the All-New Uncanny X-Piles where a handful of our merriest mutant loving reviewers have dropped by once again to regale you with their thoughts on that one X-T...
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Tales From The Water Cooler #177

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...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles In Time #3

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles In Time #3 Publisher: IDW Writer: Erik Burnham Artist: Ben Bates Cover: David Peterson If you were hoping to find out why the Turtles have been tossed all about the time stream, it seems a...
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GHI: Twindom Printed Figures

You may have seen them at a local convention. A booth set up to take a 3D scan of cosplayers, to be later printed out as a detailed figurine. One of these companies, Twindom, makes the rounds in California and Texas, and was pr...
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DCC Fan Appreciation Day: Cosplay

On August 9, 2014, Dallas Comic Con hosted a free event at the Irving Convention Center called Fan Appreciation Day. A handful of local guests attended (including actor Peter Mayhew, screen writer Tim McCanlies, voice actor Mi...
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Titan Comics Reviews: Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 Writer: Nick Abadzis Art: Elena Casagrande Publisher: Titan Comics Titan Comics is back with another fun issue of Doctor Who. The Doctor and his new companion take on some new monsters in this is...
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