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10 Issues In: Harrow County

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Harrow County tells the story of Emmy, a young girl who’s on the eve of her eighteenth birthday in the early 1900’s when she discovers there are monsters in the woods surrounding her home, monsters that she learns she’s connected to. Written by Cullen Bunn (The Sixth Gun, Deadpool Killogy) and drawn by Tyler Crook (B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth, Bad Blood), Harrow County is currently being developed by the cable … Read More →

Grown Man Reads Kids Comics: Free Comic Book Day Edition!

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Free Comic Book Day 2016 has come and gone, serving as a pretty exciting time for us comic book readers. For those that don’t know Free Comic Book Day is an annual event in which comic book stores all across North America give away free comics to everyone who comes out. This event always takes place on the first Saturday of May (May 7th this year) and as usual Big … Read More →

Hero Cats: Midnight Over Stellar City

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I’ve noticed that the Big B blog doesn’t cover as many cat related books as I would like so I figured I’d do my part to add more into the [meow] mix. Bad puns aside let’s talk about Hero Cats: Midnight Over Stellar City! Midnight is a spinoff based on the character from the pages of Hero Cats Over Stellar City, which just released its tenth issue so look forward … Read More →

10 Issues In: Batman Beyond

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Has it really been 2 months since my last post? Yikes. I’d totally be fired if the folks at Big B Comics weren’t so awesome. Anyways, they keep giving me a platform so I’m going to continue talking out of turn, even when you whine and groan (yes I know you’re doing it right now!). As usual this post will contain some minor spoilers (we are, after all, going through … Read More →

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review, we’ve got all kinds of new stuff from a slew of different publisher. From Marvel, the new and highly anticipated Black Widow series kicks off. Over at Boom!, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers kicks into action. Finally, Image Comics launches The Discipline.

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review we take a look at The Worst X-Man Ever, Daredevil teaming up with the old Captain America, and another exciting chapter of “The Darkseid War” in Justice League.

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review, we take a look at two of the biggest comics coming out of DC and Marvel this week. On the DC side of things we take a look at Batman #49, a pivotal chapter in the fan favourite series. From Marvel we take a look at the best Avengers book on the market in All-New, All-Different Avengers. Batman #49 Mister Bloom’s grasp on Gotham … Read More →

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on The Wal-Tor Weekly Review, I knock it down to a quick look at two Marvel comics in Deadpool & The Mercs For Money and Doctor Strange.   Deadpool & The Mercs For Money #1 For Deadpool, it has always been about the money.  It should come as no surprise that money is the motivating factor behind Deadpool hiring a group of fellow money-loving mercenaries for a mission from a secret … Read More →

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review, we’ve got a sampling from your three biggest comic publishers.  We take a peek at the dramatic conclusion of Secret Wars from Marvel Comics, the new adventures of the Green Lantern Corps in Green Lantern Corps: Edge Of Oblivion from DC, and a surprisingly human tale in The Violent from Image Comics.   Secret Wars #9 It all comes down to this, as … Read More →

10 Issues In: Batman and Robin Eternal

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Hey folks, I realize this is a little late seeing as though issue #13 just came out as of this writing but the holidays have been happening. So without further ado let’s look at the first ten issues of Batman and Robin Eternal…wait! There will be some minor spoilers here not only regarding this series but series that the lead characters feature in as well like Batman, Grayson, and Batman … Read More →

The Wal-tor Weekly Review!

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Back by unpopular demand, it’s the Wal-Tor Weekly Review.  This week we start the year off right by looking at three Marvel Comics from this week.  We’ve got the team up book that everyone’s been dying for in Spider-Man/Deadpool, an all-new villainous X-Men team in Uncanny X-Men, and perhaps the weirdest comic about a robot you’ll ever get the pleasure of reading in The Vision.

Batman/TMNT #1

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I’d like to start off this post by apologizing for my lack of content recently but alas life is constantly changing and with that comes the realization that I must change with it. I’m not getting at a point where I stop reading comics, au contraire, these stories and this community is one of my constant highlights so afraid to say I’m not going anywhere anytime soon. Let’s just hope … Read More →

Watchmen – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Alan Moore (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work.  Well here it is, the “grand finale” of this weekly challenge.  The 52nd writer, the 104th post, and I most certainly saved the best for last.  My girlfriend is … Read More →

The Amazing Spider-Man – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: J. Michael Strazynski (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. J. Michael Straczynski In 2001, J. Michael Straczynski received a major break in the comic book world when he signed an exclusive contract with Marvel Comics.  His first, and … Read More →