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Comic Review: The Killing Jar – Dirty White Boys TPB

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Issue: The Killing Jar: Dirty White Boys TPB Writer/Creator/Inks/Letters/35mm Photos: Justin Zimmerman Pencils: Russell Brown Additional Design: Shannon Zimmerman Intertitle Inks & Tones: Tom Jacobs Colors: Harold Mackinnon Publisher: Bricker-Down Productions Release Date: April 2010 Pages: 82 Price: $10.00 ” If Sam Peckinpah directed Night of the Living Dead, if a particularly bloody Old Testament story was ghost written by …

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Comic Review: The Killing Jar – Issue 4

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Issue: The Killing Jar #4 Writer/Creator/Inks/Letters/35mm Photos: Justin Zimmerman Pencils: Russell Brown Additional Design: Shannon Zimmerman Back Cover Colors: Harold Mackinnon Publisher: Bricker-Down Productions Release Date: August 2010 Pages: 32 Price: $4.00 ” If Sam Peckinpah directed Night of the Living Dead, if a particularly bloody Old Testament story was ghost written by Kathryn Bigelow and John Carpenter, if God’s …

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Comic Review: Yuck – Issue 2

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Issue: Yuck #2 Creators: Johandson Rezende, James Andre, J Marc Schmidt, Dexter Cockburn, Ben Hutchins, Jacek Zabawa, Frank Candiloro, Matt Emery, Ed Kearsley, Antonia Glavic Cover Artist: Jacek Zabawa Editor: Mr. Slime Publisher: Milk Shadow Books Release Date: 2009 Pages: 36 Price: $4.00 “Like the undead cat, it came back…the second issue of undergound comic anthology, Yuck! returns! Featuring art …

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Comic Review: Wire Hangers – Issue 1

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Issue: Wire Hangers #1 Created, Written & Illustrated: Alan Roberts Letters: Robbie Robins, Chris Mowry Edits:Chris Ryall Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: April 2010 Pages: 36 Price: $3.99 “Wire Hangers uses nightmarish visuals and graphic storytelling to depict a wave of abductions plaguing New York City. Pill-popping detectives, corrupt secret agents, and a mysterious, disfigured homeless man are all inter-connected …

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Comic Review: Hellsing – Vol 3

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Issue: Hellsing Volume 3 Creator: Kohta Hirano Translator: Duane Johsnon Lettering: Wilbert Lacuna Editors: Tim Ervin, Fred Lui Publisher: Dark Horse Release Date: May 2004 Pages: 192 Price: $13.95 “VAMPIRES! NAZIS! BLOODSHED! ACTION! Add to that a healthy helping of sleek style and an exotic locale, and you have Hellsing Vol. 3. Our scant troop of vampire-killing vampires and mercenaries …

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Comic Review: Priest – Volume 3

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Issue: Priest Volume 3 Writer & Artist: Min-Woo Hyung Translator: Lauren Na English Adaptation: Jake Forbes Cover Artist: Raymond Swanland Editor: Jake Forbes Publisher: Tokyopop Release Date: November 2002 Pages: 176 Price: $9.99 “While railroad men and pioneer familes expand into the frontier of the old west, a secret war is being waged between two factions: the followers of Temozarela, …

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Comic Review: Creepy – Issue 7

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Issue: Creepy #7 Writers: Various Artists: Various Publisher: Dark Horse Release Date: Jan 2012 Pages: 48 Price: $4.99 “Hope your New Year’s resolution was to be terrified, because Creepy is back to start 2012 with a scream! Featuring the latest from bone-chilling scribes Joe and Keith Lansdale, Christopher Taylor, and Dan Braun, this installment of the abominable anthology is sure …

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Comic Review: Nightmare World – Volume 3: Demon Days

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Issue: Nightmare World Volume 3: Demon Days Writer: Dirk Manning Artists: Various Artists Publisher: Image Comics – Shadowline Release Date: October 2011 Pages: 128 Price: $16.99 “The Armageddon is over and The Devil has won. In this latest collection of stories culled from the hit Shadowline Web comic series, learn how the previous NIGHTMARE WORLD tales of Irish fairy-folk, vengeful …

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Comic Review: A Very Zombie Christmas – Issue 3

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Issue: A Very Zombie Christmas #3 Creators: Joseph Wight, Fred Perry, David Hutchinson, Rod Espinosa, Ben Dunn Publisher: Antarctic Press Release Date: December 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.50 “Antarctic Press presents another chilling and thrilling collection of ho-ho-horror tales for the ho-ho-holidays! Go walkin’ (or better yet, running) through a nuclear winter wonderland once again!.“ Dying Breath: 4.5 out of …

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Book Review: The Hammer Vault – Author Marcus Hearn

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“This remarkable journey through the Hammer vault includes props, annotated script pages, unused poster artwork, production designs, rare promotional material and private correspondence. Hundreds of rare and previously unseen stills help to create a rich souvenir of Hammer’s legacy, from the X certificate classics of the 1950s to the studio’s latest productions. Written and compiled by the official Hammer Films …

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Comic Review: Daffodil – Issue 3

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Issue: Daffodil #3 Writers: Frederic Brremaud Artist: Giovanni Rigano Colors: Paolo Lamanna Adaptation: Marc Sumerak Translation: Stephanie Logan Letters: Joe Caramagna Editors: Olivier Jalabert, Cory Levine, Joe Quesada, Jean Wacquet, Jeff Youngquist Publisher: Soleil (Marvel) Release Date: March 2010 Pages: 48 Price: $5.99 “Daffodil, Achilles and Globuline continue to hunt the mysterious and bloodthirsty Nosferatu who is running rampant, leaving …

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Comic Review: Death Walks the Streets – Issue 0,1

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Issue: Death Walks the Streets #0 and #1 Writer: James Zahn, Ben Brezinski Pencils:Guilherme Balbi Inks: Alex Silva Colors: Javier Tartaglia, Milen Parvanov Letters: Kurt Hathaway, Jason Moser Publisher: The Scream Factory Release Date: Digital Editions March 2010 “DEATH WALKS THE STREETS is a genre-bending tale of good and evil that combines horror, action, and crime drama set in the …

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Comic Review: Diabolo – Vol 1

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Issue: Diabolo Volume 1 Creators: Kei Kusunoki, Kaoru Ohashi Translator: Beni Axia Hirayama English Adaptation: Jackie Medel Cover Artist: Raymond Makowski Editor: Bryce P. Coleman Publisher: Tokyopop Release Date: October 2004 Pages: 208 Price: $9.99 “Something extra-wicked this way comes! Ren and Rai play with fire when they sell their souls to the demon Diabolo to save Ren’s cousin. Diabolo …

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Comic Review: Dingo – Issue 3

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Issue: Dingo #3 Creator & Writer: Michael Alan Nelson Artist: Francesco Biagini Colors: Stephen Downer Letters: James Dashiell Editors: Matt Gagnon, Dafna Pleban Cover Artists: Francesco Biagini, Paul Harmon Publisher: Boom Studios Release Date: February 2010 Pages: 24 Price: $3.99 “On the brink of a watery grave, Dingo must gather his strength, his wits and his daring to recover the …

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Comic Review: Daffodil – Issue 1

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Issue: Daffodil #1 Writers: Frederic Brremaud, Stephanie Logan, Marc Sumerak Artist: Giovanni Rigano Colors: Paolo Lamanna Letters: Joe Caramagna Editors: Olivier Jalabert, Cory Levine, Joe Quesada, Jean Wacquet, Jeff Youngquist Publisher: Soleil (Marvel) Release Date: January 2010 Pages: 48 Price: $5.99 “Addio-Colonnello is a distant town, a port beyond the oceans, many moons away from our Bohemian lands. Tragedy strikes …

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Comic Review: Contagion – Issue 1

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Issue: Contagion #1 Writer: Z.M. Thomas Pencils: Cliff Richards Colors: Mike Bartollo Letters: Zach Matheny Cover: Chris Bolson Publisher: Trepidation Comics Release Date: February 2010 Pages: 24 Price: $4.99 “TREPIDATION COMICS’ brand new Zombie graphic novel featuring a brand new story from Z.M.Thomas, artwork from Cliff Richards and colors from Mike Bartolo.” Artwork: 3.5 out of 5.0 This is good …

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