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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 →

Resurrectionists – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Fred Van Lente (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. Fred Van Lente Fred Van Lente, along with artist Ryan Dunlavey, co-founded Evil Twin Comics, producing their non-fiction comics and Van Lente’s most notable work, Action Philosophers.  This is … Read More →

MIND MGMT – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Matt Kindt (Part 1)

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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. Matt Kindt Matt Kindt is perhaps best known for his comic works largely involving spies and general espionage.  Back in the 90’s, Kindt worked in the local mini-comics scene, … Read More →

Star Wars: Agents Of The Empire – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge – John Ostrander (Part 2)

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John Ostrander is no stranger to writing for the world of Star Wars comics. Having penned many well loved Star Wars series for Dark Horse, such as Star Wars: Legacy, Star Wars: Dawn Of The Jedi, and even greatly contributing to Star Wars: Republic, Ostrander has shown time after time that he is a great candidate for writing anything Star Wars related. Read More →

Harrow County #1

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Harrow County follows the small community by the same name, years ago they had a witch in their midst. A witch they shot and hung from an old oak tree before eventually setting her on fire. As the flesh burned the witch had one final warning to issue, that she would be back in one form or another and that she would have vengeance. Read More →

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review, we’ve got a whole bunch of different number one issues to look at! Fight Club 2 makes its jump over to the comic book world, something wicked starts to brew in Sons Of The Devil, and Old Man Logan returns for one last trip through the dystopian future-scape! Read More →

Archie vs. Predator

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The writing in this first issue is much more Archie than Predator. The Gee-Whiz catchphrases and silly plot devices are happily intact, except with a blood-thirsty space hunter waiting in the wings. It really is an Archie comic through and through, which makes the inclusion of the Predator that much more entertaining in a perverse “I’m feeding my pet boa constrictor, wanna come over and watch it eat a live rat?” sort of way…but instead of a rat, it’s Mr. Weatherbee. You get the idea. Read More →

Comics You Should Know For FCBD 2015

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I’ve come up with five books that you should grab at Big B on May 2nd (AKA Free Comic Book Day 2015). Now these aren’t the books you’d expect, both Marvel and DC use FCBD to launch their newest events, in this case Marvel is releasing a zero issue of the upcoming Secret Wars and DC is releasing Divergence, a sneak peek at Superman, Batman and the Justice League post the ongoing Convergence event. Now that we got those sure-fire grabs out of the way, here’s five more picks. Read More →

Fire and Stone Review Pt. 1: Aliens

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The idea of large franchises and cinematic universes is hardly new. James Bond films have enough continuous elements to consider them a lose association of sequels. Godzilla is probably a better example – as far back as 1954, a string of films following Godzilla and fellow Tokyo-crushing monsters have been so prevalent as to be almost ubiquitous. Read More →