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Review time! with San Hannibal

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  • Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 12:00 PM EST
“Where no one seems to mind if you string your words together with Kool cigarettes and sparkling wine; keep the conversation light, wait until the girls get under-dressed and then the talk gets less polite” I read the first three issues of San H …

Review time! with Jem and the Holograms #4

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  • Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 6:53 PM EST
Why yes, I do keep reviewing these the day before they come out. That’s because the awesome Kelly Thompson keeps sending them to me! We won’t stop until everyone is buying Jem and Kelly can take over the world!!!!! As always, I start with the  …

Review time! with The Fiction #1

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  • Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 9:42 AM EST
It’s not fiction, you fools, it’s THE fiction!!!! Curt Pires was nice enough to send me a digital copy of his new series, The Fiction, the first issue of which comes out this week. It is published by the fine folk at Boom! Studios, and it costs …

Review time! with Fatherland: A Family History

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  • Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 8:52 AM EST
“If you voted for the man you’re wasting time, he’s got his fingers dipped in everyone’s pie” There are people in this world, if you can believe it, who find history boring. I KNOW, IT’S CRAZY!!!! They believe that because history is simply a  …

Review time! with Starve #1-5

I mentioned a few weeks ago that Brian Wood had sent me digital copies of both Rebels and his other new comic, Starve, but I didn’t have time to get to the second one. Well, I still don’t have a lot of time (I’m still having issues with my Internet co …

Review time! with The Wizard

Hey, it’s another comic I received in the mail! As always, I love getting these and giving them some publicity, so let’s check it out! Brandon Lehmann sent me a copy of his comic The Wizard, as he’s running a Kickstarter for it to get a printed …

Review time! with Amiculus: A Secret History volume 1

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  • Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 10:41 AM EST
On the back of this comic, we get the intriguing question: “Did Rome fall … or was it pushed?” Well, of course it’s more complicated than that, but that’s not what fiction is all about, right? I was recently sent Travis Horseman’s comic and a …

Review time! with Jem and the Holograms #2

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  • Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 7:33 PM EST
You guys do know that Kelly writes for our blog, right? So of course we’re going to give her publicity in the form of advance reviews! That’s just science!!!! [caption id="attachment_186888" align="alignnone" width="495"] I’m getting this cover, b …

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 …


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