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Comic Review: Zombie Tramp GN

Issue: Zombie Tramp GN Writer: Dan Mendoza Artist & Colors: Dan Mendoza Letters& Edits: Jason Martin Publisher: Super Real Graphics Release Date: October 2010 Pages: 112 Price: $11.99 “Janey Belle is on her path for revenge, for those who are responsible for her death. with a little help from the Zombie Queen, who has a common enemy.“ Artwork: 4.5 out …

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Comic Review: Green Wake – Issue 2

Issue: Green Wake #2 Writer: Kurtis Wiebe Artist: Riley Rossmo Publisher: Image Release Date: May 2011 Pages: 28 Price: $3.50 “Green Wake claims another mutilated victim and the disfigured body leaves little evidence behind. The secrets of this sleepy town begin to creep through the blood filled cracks when Morley Mack confronts one of its oldest residents. Is the key …

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Comic Review: The Complete Clive Barker’s Great And Secret Show

Issue: The Complete Clive Barker’s Great And Secret Show Writer: Clive Barker Adapted: Chris Ryall Artist: Gabriel Rodriguez Colors: Jay Fotos Letters: Neil Uyetake, Robbie Robbins Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: December 2007 Pages: 300 Price: $55 – hardcover, $35 – Softcover “Collected here in one deluxe edition is the complete 12-part saga that comprises the comic book adaptation of …

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Comic Review: Skullkickers – Issues 3-4

Issue: Skullkickers #3 & 4 Writer: Jim Zubkavich Line Art: Edwin Huang, Chris Stevens Colors: Misty Coats Cover Artist: Chris Stevens Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November & December 2010 Pages: 32 Price: $2.99 “ONE THOUSAND OPAS AND A DEAD BODY,” Part Three—A pilfered poison pabulum has pickled pieces of our protagonist’s paunch while portentous poetic prophecies proudly parade apace, …

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Book Review: Rod Espinosa’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Author Washington Irving

ROD ESPINOSA’S THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW – ISSUE#1 (COMIC) Writer: Washington Irving Artist: Rod Espinosa Editors: Doug Dlin, Wes Hartman Publisher: Antarctic Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 28 pages Price: $3.99 “Gather ’round, all! Antarctic’s master storyteller, Rod Espinosa (Courageous Princess, Neotopia, Dracula, Tell-Tale Heart), will put a pleasant chill in your veins this Halloween as …

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Book Review: Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge – Author Roman Dirge

Book: Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge HC Writer: Roman Dirge Artist: Roman Dirge Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: September 2011 Pages: 112 Price: $34.95 “A stunning full-color celebration of the eye-catchingly original artwork creator Roman Dirge, the first anthology of his work available anywhere. This lavish hardback includes an introduction and background commentary information on the imagery by Dirge …

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Comic Review: Hellsing – Volume 1

Issue: Hellsing Volume 1 Creator: Kohta Hirano Translator: Duane Johsnon Lettering: Wilbert Lacuna Editors: Tim Ervin, Fred Lui Publisher: Dark Horse Release Date: December 2003 Pages: 208 Price: $13.95 “There’s a secret organization somewhere in England created to defend the Queen and country from monsters of all sorts. Yes, it’s hard to believe in this day and age….but really, isn’t …

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Comic Review: Frankenstein Alive, Alive! – Issue 1

Issue: Frankenstein Alive, Alive! #1 Writer: Steve Niles Artist: Bernie Wrightson Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: May 2012 Price: $3.99 “Few works by comic-book artists have earned the universal acclaim and reverence that Bernie Wrightson’s illustrated version of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein was met with upon its original release in 1983. Nearly 30 years later, Wrightson returns to his passion …

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Comic Review: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Book 1 – Helldiver

Issue: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Book 1 – Helldiver Creator: Michael Mendheim Writers: Michael Mendheim, Mike Kennedy, Sean Jaffee Artist: Simon Bisley Publisher: Heavy Metal Release Date: April 2012 Pages: 76 Price: $14.95 “The End is Here – Welcome to the Apocalypse! Raised by the Order of Solomon, Adam Cahill is one of a rare handful of highly trained …

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Comic Review: Family Bones – Vol 1

Issue: Family Bones Vol. 1 Writer: Shawn Granger Artists: Orlando Baez, Kenneth Landgraf, Benito Olea Bellido, Mannie Abeleda, Pablo Agustin Lordi Letters: Richard Nelson Cover Artist: Kerem Beyit Publisher: King Tractor Press Release Date: 2007 Pages: 176 Price: $14.95 “FAMILY BONES is based on the TRUE STORY of the oldest couple of serial killers, as experienced one summer by their …

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Comic Review: Drop Dead Dangerous – Issue 2

Issue: Drop Dead Dangerous #2 Writer: Chad Cabrera Artist: Mike Banting Publisher: Happy Lockjaw Release Date: Feb. 2012 Price: $1.99 (digital) “Jack and Alice find themselves at an impasse when their client is found dead and their own personal demons start to emerge. The Raven continues his prowl and ominous signs accompany his return. Meanwhile, new players reveal themselves and …

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Comic Review: Dream Keepers Vol 2: Flight to Starfall

Issue: Dream Keepers Vol 2#: Flight to Starfall Story & Artwork: Liz Thomas, David Lillie Publisher: Vivid Publishing Release Date: 2008 Pages: 104 Price: $19.95 “The dreamworld is a mysterious reality that parallels our own. Humans cannot enter this plane – we can only catch fleeting glimpses of it through our dreaming minds. Dark things lurk in this fantasy world, …

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