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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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Anime Fest 2014: Part 1: The Con

Posted  August 29, 2014  by  Kristin

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. It was still held in downtown Dallas at the Sheraton, which despite a 30% […]

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Dark Horse Comics Signing & Panel Schedules for San Diego Comic Con 2014!

  SIGNING SCHEDULE   DARK HORSE COMICS | SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2014 | BOOTH #2615 All creators signing in our booth offer their autographs for FREE. FREE prints, comics, or posters are provided for most of our signing...
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Ye Olde School Café: X-Men Classic #63 (Uncanny X-Men #159)

  Hello and welcome to another edition of Ye Olde School Café! This time around we’ll be taking a look at a story that has always been on my radar, and when you look at the creative team involved, you’d be cra...
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Image Reviews: Rat Queens #7

Rat Queens #7 Publisher: Image Writer: Kurtis J. Wiebe Artist: Roc Upchurch Cover: Roc Upchurch The Queens are finally back, and if you thought the poop was perpetually hitting the fan before then you haven’t seen anythin...
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Exclusive ‘Lumberjanes’ Merchandise at San Diego Comic Con 2014!

Line of Merchandise Launches at San Diego Comic-Con with ‘Lumberjanes’ Exclusive SDCC Design and More July 18, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA - What the junk?! New and unique apparel featuring your BOOM! Studios favo...
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Tales From The Water Cooler #172

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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All-New Uncanny X-Piles #175

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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Top Cow Reviews: Aphrodite IX/Cyberforce #1

Aphrodite IX/Cyberforce #1 Publisher: Top Cow Writer(s): Matt Hawkins & Joey Cruz Artist(s): Stjepan Sejic & Carlos Rodriguez Cover: Stjepan Sejic There’s been an ongoing connection between Cyberforce and Aprho...
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Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #1 Preview!

  Twenty years in his future, Miyamoto Usagi fights as a general for Lord Noriyuki, against the treacherous Lord Hikiji. In the fury of the final battle, a metal rocket crashes to earth—and inside is an enemy that neithe...
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Dark Horse Reviews: Ghost #6

Ghost #6 Publisher: Dark Horse Writer: Chris Sebela Pencils: Jan Duursema Inks: Dan Parsons Letters: Richard Starkings & Comicraft Cover: Jenny Frison We return to the land of Ghost, and we left it with Elisa in some real d...
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Infinite Man & Aron Fist: Who Shot Ya?!: ‘Original Sin’ Edition pt 8

We’ve got a huge batch of Original Sin to catch up with in this installment! Jason Aaron finally decided to let us know the specifics of the The Unseen, Avengers are still traveling in time, Deadpool is still letting Inf...
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Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 7/09/14

All-New Invaders #7 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: A nice little flashback tale but not much to do with Original Sin. All-New X-Men #29 (Marvel) Infinite Speech: The quality of this title almost makes up for those lackluster X book...
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews 07/09/14

Batman Eternal #14 Writers: Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, and Tim Seeley Artists: Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson Cover Artists: Dustin Nguyen Publisher: DC As the weeks press on, the pieces to the puzz...
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