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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 04/16/14

Posted  April 22, 2014  by  Arnab

Amazing X-Men #6 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: The Nightcrawler family reunion continues and totally ruins a good party. Jeff: Why does everyone show up to Kurt’s welcome back party in costume? NickZ: It was so great to see ALL the X-Men together for a good occasion. Am I the only one dying for an Excalibur reunion? […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 04/16/14

Posted  April 22, 2014  by  Arnab

Batman #30 Writer: Scott Snyder Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO Plascencia Cover Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO Plascencia Publisher: DC Comics This issue marks the first chapter to the final phase of Zero Year, the name being finally explained in this issue. Scott Snyder has done an amazing job with this yearlong story. […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Black Bird volumes 16-17

Posted  April 21, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: Black Bird Author: Kanoko Sakurakouji Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volumes 16-17 (of 18), $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, May and October 2013 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, drama, supernatural [Editor's note: These two volumes discuss: abortion, miscarriages, pregnancy in general, and suicide.] Now that Misao’s pregnant, Kyo rushes to discover what her […]

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Character Spotlight: The Ventriloquist & Scarface

Posted  April 20, 2014  by  Dr. Bustos

If you were to ask me who is the creepiest member of Batman’s rogues gallery, I have one answer that comes to mind: The Ventriloquist and Scarface. A meek man with a ventriloquist dummy is already enough to creep out some people, but that isn’t what bothers me. This is a criminal duo that should […]

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Tales From The Water Cooler #159

Posted  April 19, 2014  by  InfiniteSpeech

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 week as the guys talk about Eisners, X-Men: DoFP footage and trailers and Rob Liefeld’s The Godyssey. […]

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Boom! Studios Review: Lumberjanes #1

Lumberjanes #1 Publisher: Boom! Studios Writers: Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis Illustrator: Brooke Allen Colorist: Maarta Laiho Letterer: Aubrey Aiese Lumberjanes was sold to me with the premise being part X-Files, part Gr...
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Tales From The Water Cooler #158

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 as t...
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DC Comics Reviews: Green Arrow #30

Green Arrow #30 Publisher: DC Story: Jeff Lemire Pencils: Andrea Sorrentino Inks: Andrea Sorrentino Colors: Marcelo Maiolo Letters: Rob Leigh Lemire, Sorrentino, and Maiolo are back this month with another stunning issue of Gre...
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Digital Preview: Pawn Shop

Looking for an inventive, relatable book that’ll kick you right in the emotional nethers? Look no further than Pawn Shop, the NYC based, character driven release from Joey Esposito and Sean Von Gorman. Initially only avai...
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Marvel Reviews: All-New Ghost Rider #2

All-New Ghost Rider #2 Publisher: Marvel Writer: Felipe Smith Artist: Tradd Moore Cover: Tradd Moore & Laura Martin After the events of last issue, Felipe Smith continues to not only entertain, but also set this apart from...
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DC Comics Reviews: Action Comics #30

Action Comics #30 Publisher: DC Story: Greg Pak Pencils: Aaron Kuder, Jed Dougherty, Karl Kerschl Inks: Aaron Kuder, Jed Dougherty, Karl Kerschl Colors: Wil Quintana Letters: Travis Lanham Action Comics #30 begins a new tie-in ...
by Martin Thomas
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Dallas All-Con 2014 Part 3

Whew! After sorting through over a thousand photographs, I’ve finally reached the end of my memories from All-Con. If you missed it, part one covered Thursday and Friday, two costume contests, and some top notch entertain...
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BOOM! Studios Takes You On A Trip Through ‘The Woods’!

GET LOST IN ‘THE WOODS’ WITH  JAMES TYNION IV AND BOOM! STUDIOS April 8,  2014 – Los Angeles, CA – Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to announce the May release of its newest ongoing ser...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 04/02/14

Action Comics #30 (DC) Martin: 4/5 stars. Some more closure to the last arc while setting up the new cross-title Doomed event. Harrow’s a cool villain. Adventure Time the Flip Side #4 (Kaboom!) NickZ: This was the strange...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 04/02/14

Batman : Detective Comics #30 Writers: Brian Buccellato and Francis Manapul Artists: Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Cover Artists: Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Publisher: DC Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellat...
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Dark Horse Previews: Star Wars: Rebel Heist #1

  A young Rebel meets one of the Alliance’s best for his first mission. But the young man’s hero worship is crushed by the reality of Han Solo. A botched escape, a ship that doesn’t work—could it be that Solo is ju...
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Movie Mondays: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Title: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Director: Anthony & Joe Russo Writer: Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (based on the comics created by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby and Ed Brubaker & Steve Epting) Distri...
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