Michael Lark Lazarus #7 Interview, Part 1

| April 14, 2014

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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 […]

Comic Review: Lumberjanes #1

| April 10, 2014

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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 […]

This Week’s Releases- 4/9/2014

| April 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

| April 8, 2014

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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

| April 7, 2014

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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

| April 7, 2014

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

McNamara, Hinkle crowdsource The Rattler

| April 2, 2014

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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

| April 1, 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

| March 30, 2014

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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.

New Digital Manga Available from VIZ Media

| March 28, 2014

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VIZ Media continues to offer first-class digital manga offerings, from fantasy to food. These digital volumes are available on the VIZ Manga app and typically carry a price of $6.99 or higher, with the first Chapter available for preview. From VIZ: FOOD WARS!: SHOKUGEKI NO SOMA, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens · […]

VIZ Media and WeLoveFine Announce Bleach Design Contest

| March 27, 2014

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  Tite Kubo, Bleach manga creator, his editor Yujiro Hattori, and representatives of WeLoveFine, Hot Topic, and Crunchyroll.com are banding together to pick a fan’s design for new WeLoveFine merchandise based on the hit manga and anime series Bleach. Artwork submissions are accepted through  Tuesday, April 8th, at midnight. The Grand Prize winner will receive an all […]

Key Issues : The “Jumping-On Point,” or Fearlessly Entering the Black Hole of Continuity

| March 27, 2014

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In 1999, DC Comics released special millionth issues of all of their comics as part of a crossover event. Obviously, as DC Comics releases monthly comics and has only been in existence since the 1930s, their main titles were only celebrating issues in the 700 numbers at the time. Releasing these fictional millionth issues was […]