Michael Lark Lazarus #7 Interview, Part 1

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A great comic series is as much a product of the breathtaking artwork as it a product of stellar writing. When the two blend together into a seamless story, the story carries much more weight than if only one factor carried the series. Fans of Lazarus know that the partnership between Greg Rucka and Michael Lark […]

(P)Review: Jason Tagmire’s Storyteller Cards and SC: Fantasy

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When I heard that Jason Tagmire, designer of the retro-pixelly deckbuilding card game Pixel Lincoln, was doing a new Kickstarter for a fantasy-themed deck of Storyteller Cards with art by Campbell Whyte (the Australian artist behind 8-Bit Dreams, a series of 365 daily drawings inspired by old Nintendo games), the combination of factors seemed so perfect for […]

Comic Review: Lumberjanes #1

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Lumberjanes is pretty much a perfect cocktail of everything you could love between the covers of a monthly comic book issue.  Not only is the writing top notch from Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis, but Brooke Allen’s art is also sophisticated and sharp, with panel after panel of verbal cues that support the jokes and […]

Mark Morris’s Noah: Vegetarians, Giants, and the Hollywood Revival

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After decades of turning away from The Ten Commandments and The Greatest Story Ever Told, Hollywood is having a good old fashioned revival in 2014, with numerous biblical and faith-oriented movies both in the theatre now and upcoming. The most successful this year so far is Noah, which definitely isn’t grounded in your great grandmother’s […]

This Week’s Releases- 4/9/2014

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This Week’s Releases (4/9/2014) It’s no secret that we love our X-men here in Conway, and there is plenty of reasons to be stoked this week: All New Doop and All New X-Men to name a few. Check in with Matt, Brian and Mara to see what else is coming out this week!

Thought Bubbles: Trade-Waiting for Grant Morrison

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I’m about three months behind on reading new comics. I’m collecting a lot of books I’m really excited about right now, with concepts that I’m intrigued by or by creators whose work I consistently enjoy. But none of that has changed the fact that I’m about three months behind on reading new comics. There’s only […]

Comic Review: Detective Comics #30

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Of late, it seems that DC Comics has been working on paring down their Bat-titles. Gone are Batman Incorporated and Batman: The Dark Knight, leaving only three solo Bat-books on stands. Much of that paring is likely in anticipation of the soon-to-launch Batman: Eternal weekly series, but the fact remains that there are now fewer […]

Captain America’s “To Do List” Around the World

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Different region-specific versions of Steve Rogers’ to do list from Captain America: The Winter Soldier have popped up online.

Bonus Stage: League Of Legends, WoW, Pokemon and More

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Welcome to Bonus Stage: issue 31! Bonus Stage is your regular dose of gaming goodness, where we bring you the finest game inspired art, videos , cosplay, music and more!

McNamara, Hinkle crowdsource The Rattler

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  Jason McNamara and Greg Hinkle are turning to Kickstarter to crowd fund their hardcover graphic novel, The Rattler. At its core, the tale told over 96 mostly black and white pages is a love story, but with a classic horror twist. McNamara describes the book as “It’s a tragic love story about the moments that […]

This Week’s Releases- 4/2/2014

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This Week’s Releases (4/2/2014) There is a lot to like this week. Sure we’re excited by out ol’ go-tos, She-Hulk and Earth 2, but there are also some new things to look forward to like the Marvel Original Graphic Novel- The Amazing Spider-Man: Family Business! Did we mention that chump, TJ, is back?

Batman at 75: The Psychology of Why the Dark Knight Endures

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Batman debuted 75 years ago. Why has this figure that can be both campy Caped Crusader and brooding Dark Knight captivated imaginations so consistently for most of a century? Batman ranks among the world’s best known fictional characters because he is the superhero with no superpowers.