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Comic Review: Orion the Hunter – Issue 1


Issue: Orion the Hunter #1 Writer: Cliff VanMeter Artist: Joe Querio Guest Artist: Guy Davis Publisher: Arctos Comics Release Date: 2010 Pages: 24 Price: $3.99 “In the years following a devastating interplanetary war, a half-breed Marshall tries to keep peace on the fringes of Federation space while coming to terms with his own identity and heritage. If you’re a fan ...

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Comic Review: Peter Panzerfaust – Issue 1


Issue: Peter Panzerfaust #1 Writer: Kurtis Wiebe Artist: Tyler Jenkins Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: Feb. 2012 Pages: 32 Price: $3.50 “THE GREAT ESCAPE, Part One: The city of Calais is the first city in France to fall to the Ger¬mans in the spring of 1940. A mys¬te¬ri¬ous Amer-i¬can boy named Peter ral¬lies a hand¬ful of plucky French orphans and ...

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Comic Review: Hellsing – Vol 3


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


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: One Model Nation OGN


Issue: One Model Nation OGN Writer: Courtney Taylor-Taylor Artist: Jim Rugg Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: Jan 2012 Pages: 160 Price: $24.95 “From US rock band The Dandy Warhols’ frontman Courtney Taylor-Taylor comes an original graphic novel illustrated by indie super star Jim Rugg. A work of historical fiction set in Germany in 1977, it follows four young men who ...

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Comic Review: Creepy – Issue 7


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: Corey the Zombie Killer – Issue 1


Issue: Corey the Zombie Killer #1 Writer: Michael R. Carr Artist: Kevin Steward Publisher: Czkworld Studios Release Date: 2011 Pages: 28 Price: $4.00 “The story starts 1 year after the infection has taken place. This is where we find Corey (young human man). He learns his survival depends on finding someone to trust in a corrupt zombie ruled planet. Every ...

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Comic Review: Nightmare World – Volume 3: Demon Days


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


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


“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


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


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


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


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


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


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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Comic Review: Careful – Issue 1


Issue: Careful… #1 Writer: Victor Carungi, Gentry Smith Art & Inks: Adam Markiewicz Gray Tones: Roderic Rodriguez, Marc Lewis Letters: Brant Fowler Cover Artist: Gentry Smith Publisher: Paper Street Comics Release Date: July 2010 Pages: 28 Price: $3.50 “What if you could wish revenge on everyone who makes your life hell, and someone (or something) would do the dirty work ...

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Comic Review: Bomb Scares – Issue 1


Issue: Bomb Scares Vol. 1 Writers: Gary Crutchley, Steve Tanner, Chris Young, Scott D. Harris, Jonathan Darque, Gordon Robertson, Alec Robertson, Dino Caruso, Richmond Clements, GM Jordan Artists: Shane Oakley, John Cahill, Katja Lindblom, Mantos, Rachelle Aragno, Andrew Dodd, Mc Carper, Anglada KaMarasa Editor: Steve Tanner Cover Artist: Andrew Dodd Publisher: Time Bomb Comics Release Date: 2009 Pages: 52 Price: ...

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Comic Review: Bob Howard: Plumber of the Unknown – Issue 1


Issue: Bob Howard: Plumber of the Unknown #1 Writer: Rafael Nieves Artist: Dan Dougherty Publisher: Nieves + Dougherty Printer: Silver Phoenix Entertainment Release Date: August 2010 Pages: 32 Price: $5.00 “His mission: to save the world (and sewers and pipes) from things that go ‘shlurp’ in the night!“ Artwork: 4.0 out of 5 Have you ever wondered what a Vignoctop*ssy ...

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