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Gotta Have It! Doctor Who Eleventh Doctor Sonic Screwdriver

Posted  September 1, 2014  by  Jeff

Forget the lightsabers, toss out the magic wands, get rid of the bow and arrows, repulsor rays, and vibranium shields. You don’t need any infinity gems to guard the galaxy. All you need is the Eleventh Doctor’s 10-inch Sonic Screwdriver! This Doctor Who prop is the most fun thing I have played with in a long time. […]

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Ink Stains 64: Word Balloons 1

Posted  September 1, 2014  by  kenmeyerjr

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 this column (or both), know Gary Groth published the wonderful Fantastic Fanzine for 13 issues (plus two big special […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: In Clothes Called Fat

Posted  September 1, 2014  by  Kristin

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 body image issues, and includes references to eating disorders. So if you’re turned off or otherwise bothered by that, […]

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Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: The Punisher

Posted  August 31, 2014  by  Billy

  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 has been up and down over his lifetime, and I’m aiming to shine some light on his history in […]

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Ye Olde School Café: Stoker’s Dracula #1

Posted  August 30, 2014  by  Billy

  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 out than Bram Stoker’s Dracula! Back in the 1970s, during the horror comics explosion, a […]

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Ye Olde School Café: Hawkeye #1 (vol. 1, 1983)

  Hello and welcome back to another great installment in Ye Olde School Café! You know something, whether they’ll admit it or not, everybody digs a good love story. Yeah, it’s cool when it has some great actio...
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Ink Stains 58: Fandomonium

1978 brought many a fanzine into our viewing plane, this column we cover Fandomonium! Fandomonium 1, 1978 Editor and publisher: Russell Allen Stamets There were many fanzines published in the seventies, most being critiques of ...
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Dark Horse Previews: Blackout #1

  Blackout #1 Writer: Frank Barbiere, Randy Stradley Artist: Colin Lorimer, Doug Wheatley Colorist: Colin Lorimer, Wes Dzioba Cover Artist: Micah Kaneshiro Scott Travers’s special suit lets him move through our world uns...
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‘Zombie King’ Arthur Suydam’s Variant Covers for George Romero’s ‘Empire of the Dead’!

This February, Zombie Godfather George Romero’s next undead epic continues in EMPIRE OF THE DEAD #2 – written by George Romero and drawn by critically acclaimed artist Alex Maleev with gruesome variant cover by ´Zombie Kin...
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Top Cow Reviews: Artifacts #35

Artifacts #35 Publisher: Top Cow Writer: Hannibal Tabu Artist(s): Nelson Blake II & Mike Oeming Cover: Nelson Blake II & Bill Farmer Glori and Finn have been rivals in some way for quite some time now. So if you though...
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Official Trailer for ‘Godzilla’ Comes Crashing Your Way!

The newest trailer for the eagerly anticipated Godzilla film from Legendary Pictures is finally here! This trailer shows much more devastation caused by everyone’s favorite monster along with a very clear shot of Godzilla...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 02/19/14

47 Ronin HC (Dark Horse) Infinite Speech: Richardson and Sakai tell this classic story in superb fashion and it should be part of your collection without a doubt! Amazing X-Men #4 (Marvel) Jeff: Had to bite my lip to hold back ...
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Boom! Studios Reviews: Loki: Ragnarok and Roll #1

Loki: Ragnarok & Roll #1 Publisher: Boom! Studios Story: Eric M. Esquivel Pencils: Jerry Gaylord Inks: Jerry Gaylord Colors: Gabriel Cassata Letters: Ryan Ferrier This has been a fun week in comics for me, and it’s actual...
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Eastman & Laird Return for TMNT 30th Anniversary!

Eastman and Laird Return To TMNT! Original Creators Team Up To Create 30th Anniversary Special Issue San Diego, CA (February 24, 2013) – The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are celebrating a milestone 30th anniversary this year...
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Reed Pop Announces a “Pure Celebration of Comic Book Culture” in NYCC Special Edition!

LIMITED, EXCLUSIVE AND JUST FOR YOU…  REEDPOP ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL COMIC BOOK EVENT – SPECIAL EDITION: NYC  New festival connects fans and creators in birthplace of comics on June 14-15 – Kyle Higgins, Ryan Stegman, Tim ...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Midnight Secretary vol. 2

Title: Midnight Secretary Author: Tomu Ohmi Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 2 (of 7), $9.99 Vintage: 2007 by Shogakukan, November 2013 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural romance [Volume 1 review.] And we’re...
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All-New Uncanny X-Piles #155

Welcome ComicAttackers and X-fans to this week’s edition of The All-New Uncanny X-Piles! We proudly present to you a handful of this site’s merriest, but least mentally stable reviewers who have kindly dropped by once again...
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