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Ink Stains 55: Wonderful World of Comix 6

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  kenmeyerjr

The gang’s all here! Some of fandom’s best appear in The Wonderful World of Comix 6.   The Wonderful World of Comix 6, 1971 Publisher and editors: Neal Pozner with Scott Harris On my trip up to the Rose City Comicon this month, I was so incredibly fortunate to be allowed to stay at the […]

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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 09/24/14

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  Arnab

Adventures of Superman #17 (DC) NickZ: Three great Superman stories for 4 bucks, you can’t beat it. Aliens: Fire & Stone #1 (Dark Horse) Infinite Speech: Great start to a new series that ties together crucial events in the Aliens franchise! All-New Ghost Rider #7 (Marvel) Jeff: Johnny Blaze finally arrives. Can’t wait to see […]

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‘Gotham’ Episode 2 Review

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  InfiniteSpeech

The second episode of Gotham is another step in the right direction even after a pretty rough few minutes after finding out what Bruce has been up to. I only say that because if you’re trying to make it believable that kids living on the streets are so trusting of adults they don’t know then a much better […]

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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 09/24/14

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  Arnab

Batman Eternal #25 Writers: Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, and Tim Seeley Artists: R.M. Guera and Giulia Brusco Cover Artists: Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson Publisher: DC If you stopped to count how many individuals who currently know Batman’s secret identity, you’d start to wonder if it was even supposed to be […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: The Heroic Legend of Arslan volume 1

Posted  September 29, 2014  by  Kristin

Title: The Heroic Legend of Arslan Author: Yoshiki Tanaka (original story), Hiromu Arakawa Publisher: Kodansha Comics Volume: Volume 1, $10.99 Vintage: 2013 by Kodansha Ltd., August 2014 by Kodansha Comics Genre: Fantasy The Heroic Legend of Arslan is a series of novels by Yoshiki Tanaka, begun in 1986 and now including thirteen volumes. It’s based […]

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Bento Bako Weekly: Time Killers

Title: Time Killers Author: Kazue Kato (Blue Exorcist) Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump Advanced) Volume: One-shot (short story collection), $14.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shueisha, September 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, ac...
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Character Spotlight: Black Adam

SHAZAM! When the name of the powerful wizard is spoken, his chosen champion gains the powers of the gods to become the Mighty Adam! Wait, that’s not the familiar Big Cheese folks are used to. That’s not even the nam...
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DC Reviews: Green Arrow: Futures End #1

Green Arrow: Futures End #1 Publisher: DC Story: Jeff Lemire Pencils: Andrea Sorrentino Inks: Andrea Sorrentino Colors: Marcelo Maiolo Letters: Dezi Sienty This is it – the final installment of Lemire and Sorrentino’s run o...
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All-New Uncanny X-Piles #182

It’s time for another edition of X-Piles! This week saw some highs and lows in terms of X-books. Read on, if you dare, to see what SpidermanGeek & the Comic Book Clergyman thought! All-New X-Men #31 Writer: Brian Mich...
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Boom! Studios Reviews: Lumberjanes #5

Lumberjanes #5 Publisher: Boom! Studios Writers: Grace Ellis & Noelle Stevenson Illustrator: Brooke Allen Colors: Maarta Laiho Letters: Aubrey Aiese Another month and another Lumberjanes graces our presence. What new myster...
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Tales From The Water Cooler #179

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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FFGtGR: Interview With Thanatos Diver’s Nick Tapalansky and Alex Eckman-Lawn!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.180 Welcome back to our all-ages column, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! This week we have a great interview with Nick Tapalansky and Alex Eckman-Lawn, the minds behind Th3rd World...
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Tango Unlimited: The Infinium #5

The Infinium #5 Writer: Richard Perez Artist: Ron ONG Cover: Ron ONG [Editor's note: We also reviewed issues 1-4.] “Chapter 5: Deception” I was thinking about what made me want to go back to reading The Infini...
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Dark Horse Previews: Aliens: Fire & Stone #1

  During a vicious xenomorph outbreak, terraforming engineer Derrick Russell leads a desperate group of survivors onto a rickety mining vessel. They hope to escape the creatures overrunning their colony—but they’ll fac...
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Monsters & Metal Episode #23

Welcome to Monsters & Metal Episode #23, the internet’s hardest hitting, in your face mix of Horror Comics and Heavy Metal! Join Decapitated Dan and F(r)iends each month as they keep you up to date on what is going on...
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BOOM! Studios Reviews: Cloaks #1

Cloaks #1 Publisher: BOOM! Writer: Caleb Monroe Artist: Mariano Novarro Cover: W. Scott Forbes First and foremost, Cloaks is just plain fun! It’s got magic, mischief, and attitude, but at its core there’s a lot of h...
by InfiniteSpeech
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Infinite Man & Aron Fist: Who Shot Ya?!: Original Sin Edition pt 15

The people have cried out for help in keeping up with the many-issued madness of comic company event books! Well, that call has been answered by two guys who have answered a call or two in their lives! Infinite Man and Aron Fi...
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