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Comic Review: Green Wake – Issue 2

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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

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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: The Grimm: Caelum Simianus – Issue 1

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Issue: The Grimm: Caelum Simianus #1 Writer: Michael Beazley Artist: Michael Beazley Letters: Michael Beazley Colors: Michael Beazley Publisher: General Jack Cosmo Productions Release Date: 2010 Pages: 28 Price: $4.00 “An unidentified flying object is the source of a disturbance in a small farm town bringing in the Centers of Disease control and Special Missions Unit 13. No communication. Cattle ...

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Comic Review: Skullkickers – Issues 3-4

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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

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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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Evel Knievel vs. Snake Monsters

Daredevil Evel Knievel, who literally soared to fame with death-defying motorcycle stunts, will be battling snake monsters and other evil-doers in a comic book series to be launched late this year. The comic books, along with a graphic novel, will be published by Bluewater Productions of Vancouver, Washington, in both paper and digital form. Written by Michael Dorman and Darren ...

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Book Review: The Simon and Kirby Library: Science Fiction – Authors Joe Simon | Jack Kirby

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The Simon and Kirby Library: Science Fiction spans more than 20 years, beginning with the first stories Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ever produced together (beginning in June 1940)–their ten-issue run of Blue Bolt adventures. Then the Cold War years will be represented by Race For the Moon, featuring pencils by Kirby and inked artwork by comic book legends Reed ...

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Book Review: Flash Gordon: The Fall of Ming

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SYNOPSIS: Continuing the comprehensive library of the greatest science fiction hero of all time, this brand new collection of library editions feature all new restorations that will preserve these legendary adventures for generations to come. Starting with revered writer-artist Alex Raymond, this volume continues the adventures of pulp hero Flash Gordon on the planet Mongo and his ongoing battles with ...

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Comic Review: Vampire Guardian Angels (Dominion) – Issue 3

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Lia Scott Price’s Vampire Guardian Angels comes to us again, this time issue number three also known as Dominion is now available. The creativity and originality of this series is what catches the reader’s attention. The way Lia is able to make vampires scary again, is enough to make us interested. In a time where vampires have been known to ...

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Comic Review: Everybody Loves Tank Girl – Authors Alan Martin | Jim Mahfood

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SYNOPSIS: Everyone’s favorite outback anarchist is back to blow things up, swear profusely and offend the elderly in your household! This time, Monsieur Alan Martin teams up with wunderkind Jim Mahfood to bring you Tank Girl as you’ve never seen her: wild, raw, foul-mouthed and forever rockin’ but rendered in a style that will bring pleasure to thine eyes. REVIEW:

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Comic Review: Hellraiser: The Road Below – Issue 1 (Boom Studios)

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Just when we thought the ride was over, emerges another horrific Hellraiser offshoot in this 4-part comic book series from Boom Studios. Written by Brandon Seifert, with artwork by Haemi Jang, we begin a new tale titled: “Hellraiser: The Road Below” Issue #1. Leaving off with Kirsty Cotton who has since joined the ranks of hell sporting a fine crown ...

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Comic Review: Lackluster World – Issue 1

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Issue: Lackluster World #1 Writer: Eric Adams Artist: Eric Adams Creative Assistant: Angela Young Publisher: Generation Eric Publishing Release Date: March 2004 Pages: 28 Price: $3.95 “Lackluster World is a humorous and somewhat disturbing dark satire about newspaper journalist and albino, Fahrenheit Monahan. At his own birthday party, his aggressively fundamentalist brother and sister, Kelvin and Celsius, thrust him past ...

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Comic Review: House of the Wolfman – Issue 1

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Issue: House of the Wolfman #1 Writer: David Gruba Artist: Rene Castellano Publisher: Instant Press Comics Price: $3.00 “”Home repairs can be scary, especially with a Wolfman in charge.” Dying Breath: 4.5 out of 5 OMG!!! OMG!!! SPOILER ALERT….. There is a MUMMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can’t even start breaking down this issue without starting by saying it is hilarious. If you ...

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Comic Review: Hellsing – Volume 1

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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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