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ADVANCE REVIEW: “Sundowners #1” Superheroes Anonymous

Writer: Tim Seely Artist: Jim Terry Publisher: Dark Horse There’s a familiar refrain in Batman comics that you’d have to be absolutely crazy to perform the types of superheroics that Bruce Wayne More »

REVIEW: “Genius #2″ Art Colliding with Life

Writers: Adam Freeman, Marc Bernardin Artist: Afua Richardson $3.99 Publisher: Top Cow Productions / Image Comics I did not come to understand my brownness until I was staring down the barrel of More »

REVIEW: “Zero #10” Welcome to The Twilight Zone, Mr. Bond

Writer: Ales Kot Artist: Michael Gaydos Publisher: Image Comics I’m ashamed to say that twelve pages into “Zero #10,” the Image Comics series about an ex-secret agent from Ales Kot and a More »

In the Wasteland: Interview with Victor Gischler

This week Capeless Crusader’s Lindsey Bass caught up with writer Victor Gischler (Clown Fatale, Noir) and talked with him about his latest upcoming project Sally of the Wasteland from Titan Comics. Lindsey Bass: You More »

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Black Science #7″ A New Leaf

Written by: Rick Remender Art by: Matteo Scalera and Dean White $3.50 Published by: Image Comics Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera and Dean White are back after a short break, and “Black Science More »

Comic Book Market Maven: DC Ends July with Bang

The Big Two The fifth Wednesday of a five week month is usually pretty quiet in terms of sales, with all but a few lingering titles already released earlier in the month. More »

After Wednesday: Pure Imagination and The Incal

Of the possibilities that the medium of comics holds for creators, presenting stories of great imaginative depth is high up there. Just the thought of it makes me want to put on More »

 

Last Issue of Joe Quinones Big Trouble in Little China Covers On Sale Sept. 3rd!

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By Elicia Sanchez

If you are a collector of rare variant covers, more specifically a collector of the limited connecting covers series comic artist Joe Quinones has designed for BOOM! Studios‘ title Big Trouble in Little China, you may want to mark September

Dynamite Entertainment Debuts New DRM-Free Digital Comics Program

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By Elicia Sanchez

Last Wednesday Dynamite Entertainment launched their new “DRM-Free” (DRM stands for Digital Rights Management) digital comic program in which some of their more popular titles are now available for direct day-of download. The selection as of launch day on August

BOOM! Studios Partners with Fox to Bring Comic Titles to Television

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By Elicia Sanchez

After announcing last October they had partnered with 20th Century Fox to create feature films based off their popular comic titles, BOOM! Studios has announced they have recently partnered with Fox TV to bring certain comic titles to the small

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Dream Thief: Escape #3″

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By Lindsey Bass

Writer: Jai Nitz Artist: Tadd Galusha Publisher: Dark Horse WARNING: There are small spoilers in regard to the plot of this issue ahead. You’ve been warned. Dream Thief: Escape has continued to intrigue me, which is probably why I’m reviewing

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Sundowners #1” Superheroes Anonymous

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Sundowners #1” Superheroes Anonymous

By Dave Buesing

Writer: Tim Seely Artist: Jim Terry Publisher: Dark Horse There’s a familiar refrain in Batman comics that you’d have to be absolutely crazy to perform the types of superheroics that Bruce Wayne engages in on a daily basis. The Joker

REVIEW: “The Empty Man #3” Creatures of the Mind

REVIEW: “The Empty Man #3” Creatures of the Mind

By Dave Buesing

Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Vanesa R. Del Rey Publisher: BOOM! Studios Through its first two issues, The Empty Man has been one of my favorite new comics. Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey have crafted a tightly-wound, believable world

Dark Horse Releases Free Comic Book About Earthquake Safety

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By Elicia Sanchez

In order to promote earthquake safety in their home state, Dark Horse Comics (located in Milwaukie, OR) has teamed with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management to release a comic book featuring information on how to handle such natural disasters.

ADVANCE REVIEW: “The Delinquents #1” Most Exciting Valiant Book This Year

ADVANCE REVIEW: “The Delinquents #1” Most Exciting Valiant Book This Year

By Dave Buesing

Writers: James Asmus and Fred Van Lente Artist: Kano $3.99 Publisher: Valiant When word got out a short while back that Archer & Armstrong would be starring in their very own film, my initial reaction was both excitement and curiosity. Since

BOOM! Studios’ Two-Week Humble Bundle Offer Ends Tomorrow

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By Elicia Sanchez

Just under two weeks ago, BOOM! Studios announced via their website that they would be partnering with Humble Bundle to offer an exclusive Humble BOOM! Bundle in which fans pay any amount to download digital comics of select BOOM! titles while also donating

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Adventure Time: Banana Guard Academy #2″

ADVANCE REVIEW: "Adventure Time: Banana Guard Academy #2"

By Lindsey Bass

Writers: Kent Osborne & Dylan Haggerty Artist: Mad Rupert $3.99 Publisher: Kaboom! Adventure Time never disappoints me. There is always something unexpected. Princess Bubblegum’s orders to have non-bananas join the academy was certainly unexpected. And we followed Captain Root Beer

Kirkman’s and Azaceta’s Outcast Goes to 4th Printing

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By Joshua Epstein

The latest offering from Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman has been an instant hit for publisher Image Comics. The first issue narrowly missed out on a Top 10 finish for the month of June, and the second finished with a

Microwave Review: “The Field #3″ Delivers On Series’s Promise

Microwave Review: "The Field #3" Delivers On Series' Promise

By Asaph Bitner

Artist: Simon Roy Writer: Ed Brisson Cover Artist: Simon Roy Image Comics $3.50 (Print), $2.99 (Digital) NOTE: as usual with non-advanced reviews, there are SPOILERS.  When reading issues #1 and #2 of The Field, I became a bit concerned that

REVIEW: “Genius #2″ Art Colliding with Life

REVIEW: "Genius #2" Art Colliding with Life

By Jesse Quick-Rincon

Writers: Adam Freeman, Marc Bernardin Artist: Afua Richardson $3.99 Publisher: Top Cow Productions / Image Comics I did not come to understand my brownness until I was staring down the barrel of a gun held by a police officer. What

Comic Book Market Maven: Debuts from DC & Image Look to Make Splash

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By Austin Gorton

The Big Two It’s another relatively quiet week for the Big Two, with both companies mostly releasing a wave of mid-tier titles rather than many top sellers. The big book of the month will likely come from DC : “Multiversity #1,”

Alex de Campi To Pen Follow-Up to Gindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight

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By Elicia Sanchez

Darkhorse Comics confirmed this week that writer Alex de Campi (Smoke/Ashes, Lady Zorro) will be penning a follow-up mini-series to his Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight release last year. The original limited, eight-issue series contained eight different exploitation-style story lines

REVIEW: “Zero #10” Welcome to The Twilight Zone, Mr. Bond

REVIEW: “Zero #10” Welcome to The Twilight Zone, Mr. Bond

By Dave Buesing

Writer: Ales Kot Artist: Michael Gaydos Publisher: Image Comics I’m ashamed to say that twelve pages into “Zero #10,” the Image Comics series about an ex-secret agent from Ales Kot and a rotating cast of artists, I was furious. “I’m