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Review time! with Rebels #1-3

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  • Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at 5:49 PM EST
“For every freedom fighter, I wanna hold on tighter to the hope and will you gave – you were the brave, you were the brave” Brian Wood has some new comics coming out, one tomorrow and one that you can pre-order from Previews right now. He was n …

Review time! with Old Wounds #1

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  • Monday, April 6th, 2015 at 1:35 PM EST
“They will bury your empty coffin, they will raise for you a stone, they will know you fell in glory in the corner of some lonely foreign field” [caption id="attachment_185548" align="alignnone" width="620"] Come on, Pj – why would I want to resell  …

Review time! with Jem and the Holograms #1

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  • Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 6:48 AM EST

…  them. So I have no idea if Thompson (I’m shifting into “reviewer” mode, so I hope she doesn’t mind if I switch to last name referral) …

Review time! with Munchies

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  • Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 1:35 PM EST
Yes, it’s what you think it is! Recently, Katie Longua got in touch with me about her comic Munchies and the fact that she’s running a Kickstarter to expand the original story – such as it is, as I’ll get to – and make a bigger print run. Instead o …

Review time! with Storyville: The Prostitute Murders

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  • Monday, March 16th, 2015 at 2:43 PM EST
“You don’t have to wear that dress tonight, walk the streets for money” The second Caliber book I bought recently is Storyville: The Prostitute Murders, which is written by Caliber Grand Poobah Gary Reed, drawn by Wayne Reid (with a short sequen …

Review time! with Strange Detective Mysteries

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  • Monday, March 9th, 2015 at 6:57 PM EST
“Gangster lean, feelin’ so mean, I try to take more than their share / ‘Cause all they saw was ruling it all, the scent of blood was in the air” Strange Detective Mysteries was apparently published digitally first, but the collected edition came …

Review time! with Six-Gun Gorilla: Long Days of Vengeance

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  • Sunday, March 8th, 2015 at 2:22 PM EST
It’s always fun to get comics in the mail! You might recall Six-Gun Gorilla, the Boom! series, the trade paperback of which came out in 2014. The character of Six-Gun Gorilla, though, was first published in 1939 in Wizard (here’s a bit about …

Review time! with Scarlett Couture #1 and Surface Tension #1

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  • Monday, February 16th, 2015 at 11:34 AM EST
“I’m a model, you know what I mean, and I do my little turn on the catwalk” When I took a look at the latest Previews, I mentioned that Titan Comics was offering Scarlett Couture, which is a world of fashion-meets-world of espionage mash-up cour …

Review time! with Nocturne: The Walled City Trilogy volume 2

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  • Sunday, February 15th, 2015 at 12:36 PM EST
“I’ll give you television, I’ll give you eyes of blue, I’ll give you a man who wants to rule the world” A few years ago, I read His Dream of the Skyland, the first book in the so-called “Walled City trilogy.” I didn’t review it on the blog because  …

Review time! with Family Portraits #1-3

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  • Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 3:29 PM EST
You know who’s the perfect person to write about a comic about people who AREN’T boring heterosexuals? A BORING HETEROSEXUAL, THAT’S WHO!!!!! I mentioned back in September that while I was at the Rose City Comic Con, I met Sam Orchard (read a …

Review time! with No’Madd: City of Empty Towers

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  • Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 3:37 PM EST
Here’s another comic I’ve had for a few months, and I’m finally getting around to reviewing it! Hooray for free time! While I was wandering (like, indeed, a nomad) around the Rose City convention in September, I saw many wondrous comics, and I  …

Review time! with Gilgamesh

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  • Friday, January 2nd, 2015 at 11:08 AM EST
The creator of this graphic novel sent it to me back in August. Yeah, I’m slow. Let’s see what’s what! Gilgamesh is by Andrew Winegarner (with some assistance from April F.M. Rasmussen), and it was published by Soft Skull Press (an imprint of  …

Review time! with Bigfoot: Sword of the Earthman

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  • Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 8:38 AM EST
I’m seriously behind on reviewing stuff, but I hope to catch up in the next few weeks, beginning with this fun comic! Josh Henaman has been nice enough to send me every issue of Bigfoot: Sword of the Earthman, and I’ve been reviewing them as I g …

Review time! with Lady Killer #1

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  • Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 at 4:59 PM EST
Jamie S. Rich, who’s a cool dude, asked me if I’d like an advance copy of Lady Killer #1, which he co-wrote with Joëlle Jones (according to Rich, she did the main plotting). As I am a fan of both Rich and Jones, I said sure! So let’s take a look …

Review time! with Thanatos Diver #1

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  • Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 5:54 PM EST
I usually don’t review books that don’t come out for two months, but I’ll tell you why I’m doing it under the cut, if you dare read on! I mentioned Thanatos Diver (from Th3rd World Studios) in my latest Previews run-down, because I enjoyed Nick  …

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