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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 …

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  …

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