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5 Creepy Comics That You Should Read!

In Comic Books by Iron Squid0 Comments

Good morning, evening and night everybody! Yes, for the first time in a long time I am actually going to write an article that is more of a list than anything else, we all need a little creepy in our lives, and since Halloween isn’t even close to now, I’m going to release a really random list: 5 Creepy Comic …

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Creepy New Coloring Book From IDW!

In Comic Books, Featured, IDW by Duff0 Comments

The Beauty of Horror, creator and Life of Agony bassist/songwriter Alan Robert releases his followup; The Beauty of Horror 2: Ghouliana’s Creepatorium – Another GOREgeous Coloring Book. Dubbed the creepiest coloring book ever, Robert continues to explore the dark side this 88 page DIY horror book. Out this September, published by IDW. Please follow and like us:

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Comic Book Review: The Circle #5

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Yes, I did skip the 4th issue…due to time constraints last month and finals and all that jazz I had to take a break, but I am back to review a series that has been knocking it out of the park at each and every turn and now with the final issue #5 here and ready to go…what will Christian …

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COMIC REVIEW: Bane: Conquest #1

In Comic Books, DC Comics by Garret Tumey0 Comments

Out today is the first installment of Bane: Conquest, issue one in a twelve part series, written by Chuck Dixon (Robin, Detective Comics) with art by Graham Nolan (Hawkworld, Power of the Atom). The legendary team that have worked together to release dozens of hit titles across the comic world, come back to write another chapter of one of their greatest …

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COMIC REVIEW: Extremity #1

In Comic Books, Image by Garret Tumey0 Comments

Extremity #1, from Skybound by Image Comics is a Sci-fi tragedy is created, written and illustrated by Daniel Warren Johnson (Space Mullet). With some additional help with coloring from Michael Spicer (Horizon) with the perfect palette. In a world of futuristic space vikings, war becomes a means of survival. It’s a classic tale of royal revenge, that’s been completely spun into …

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Comic Book Review: Rock Candy Mountain #1

In Comic Books, Image, REVIEW by Regan Lorie0 Comments

References to and versions of the old classic folk tune “Big Rock Candy Mountain” have surfaced in many forms over the decades. Many of us grew up on sanitized versions of the song, the “cigarette trees” and “alcohol springs” of the hobo heaven depicted in its lyrics revised into kid-friendly “peppermint trees” and “lemonade streams.” Anne Hathaway made me love …

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Comic Book Review: Suicide Squad/The Banana Splits Annual #1

In DC Comics by Iron Squid0 Comments

WHY!? Our story begins with our ragtag band of bubble gum pop musicians getting pulled over by cops for speeding in a military grade jeep, and if you learned anything from the title then sure enough your worst nightmares appear as the Banana Splits pop out of their vehicle and decide to get themselves arrested for some reason, meanwhile we …

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Comic Book Review: FireBrat: The True Meaning of Christmas

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Alright everyone, yes we have been covering a lot of independent stuff lately and I’m excited to announce that we get an exclusive first look review of the upcoming Christmas Graphic Novel…yes, Christmas. Graphic. Novel. In the middle of March, Firebrat: The True Meaning of Christmas, and sadly it is not about the bug. Firebrat starts off with a lovely …

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Comic News: Marvels Edge of Venomverse

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With the announcement of Eddie Brock returning and Marvel going back to their Legacy Numbering system, we are getting a new addition to the Marvel Lineup, we are going for a wild ride coming soon to the Marvel Universe, as you know Marvel can have some rather bizarre story lines, from Punisher Killing the Marvel Universe, Deadpool killing Classic Literature …

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COMIC REVIEW: Grass Kings #1

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Out tomorrow is Grass Kings from Boom! Studios, written by Matt Kindt (Ether) and illustrated by Tyler Jenkins (Snow Blind). The pair also created the series that is lettered by Jim Campbell (Giant Days). The team builds a picture of a town closed off to the rest of the world, where the land was fought for. The people protect it, …

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Comic Book Review: The Circle #3

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Just remember kids if you ever decide to make new friends…make sure you take the time to find out if they are a part of some crazy psychotic cult ritual, that way you can take out a life insurance policy. The Circle #3 brings our hero back to school after the massive beating he received from the bullies from the …

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Comic Book Review: Extremity #1

In Comic Books, Image by Iron Squid0 Comments

Blood, guts, destruction, evil destructive power, more blood and guts. Is there any restrictions on what Image will not allow to slip through the cracks? Well, I’m glad they don’t yet because Extremity #1 is another book that Image comics fans can add to their pull! Thea, is her tribes greatest artist…or was until they were attacked by a Tribe …

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10 Best Movies Based Off Comic Books

In Comic Books, Movies by Duff0 Comments

With the release of Logan today, I thought it was fitting to relay my favorite comic book adapted films. I haven’t seen Logan yet, (plan on it this weekend), but I can say I hope it makes my top 10. Wolverine has always been my favorite Marvel character and honestly I think it’s easily top 5 characters of all time. …

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Book Review: The Wayward Astronomer

In Comic Books, Pretty Cool, REVIEW by Iron Squid0 Comments

Hello everyone, I’d like to take a moment to inform everyone that this is a book review…yes…I can read other things besides just comics and graphic novels. I DO read regular books, and this time I’m taking a look at Wayward Astronomer. Written by Geoffrey Thomas, a man who literally wings the entire book, dives into a colorful and vibrant …

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DC/Looney Tunes Mashup vol 2017

In Comic Books, Comics R Cool, Podcasts by Just Bob0 Comments

We all know that there have been DC/Looney Tunes mashups before and up until this point, they, for the most part, have just been variant covers. Coming “Sometime” this year.  We are not exactly sure when, but sometime this year, DC and Looney Tunes will join forces to entertain and astonish us all.   So far the information is slim, …

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COMIC REVIEW: Savage Things #1

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Out today from Vertigo and DC Comics is Savage Things #1. Writer Justin Jordan (The Legacy of Luther Strode) tells the brutal tale. While artist Ibrahim Moustafa (High Crimes) illustrates the new eight-issue miniseries. Colored by Jordan Boyd (Deadly Class) and lettered by Josh Reed. This is both gruesome and intriguing with twist and turns that will hook you into wanting …

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COMIC REVIEW: The Dregs #2

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Out on Wednesday March 1st. Nadler and Thompson kick paranoia into high gear with, The Dregs #2, from Black Mask Studios. With the dastardly duo of Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson writing the ongoing nightmare that is Arnold’s life. Eric Zawadzki (Headspace) and Dee Cunniffe (Revival) continue to supply the art for the series. With Arnold having just OD’d and been …

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COMICS REVIEW: Quantum Teens Are Go #1

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In case you missed it, out this week from Black Mask Studios is Quantum Teens Are Go! From the writer Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim) and illustrated by Eryk Donovan (Constantine, Memetic).  Colorist Claudia Aguirre joins Visaggio again (Kim & Kim) in their second Black Mask series. This one stars two teens who love science, danger, and stealing experimental quantum …

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COMIC REVIEW: Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #1

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Out tomorrow from Archaia and published by Boom! Studios from legendary Jim Henson, It’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #1, the first of twelve from writer Simon Spurrier (Crossed). Illustrated by Kelly and Nichole Matthews (Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy), and lettered by Jim Campbell (MMPR, WWE). This comic takes place 100 years after the film The Dark Crystal and is a direct sequel. …

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COMIC REVIEW: Super Sons #1

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Out today from DC is Super Sons #1, featuring everyone’s favorite Justice League Junior’s, Damian Wayne and Jonathon Kent. Story and words by Peter J. Tomasi (Superman), illustrated by Jorge Jimenez (Earth 2: Society). With colors done by Alejandro Sanchez (Injustice: Gods Among Us) and letters by Rob Leigh (Jonah Hex). [SPOILERS AHEAD] This issue begins with a prologue where …

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COMIC REVIEW: Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #12

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Out today is Saban’s, Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #12 from Boom! Studios. Written by Kyle Higgans (Hadrian’s Wall) and letters done by Ed Dukeshire (SOA: Redwood Original). Illustrations by Hendry Prasetya (Star Trek) with colors by Matt Herms (Sonic Universe). Including the usual short starring everyone’s favorite Bulk & Skull, written by Steve Orlando (Midnighter & Apollo). Art by Corin Howell (X-Files) …

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COMIC REVIEW: Assassin’s Creed: Reflections #1

In Comic Books, Titan by Garret Tumey0 Comments

On sale March 8th from Titan Comics is Assassin’s Creed Reflections. The brand-new comic book series, features four stand-alone adventures starring assassins from the Ubisoft video game franchise Assassin’s Creed. Starting off the series with Ezio  from Assassin’s Creed II, and including many others. Written by Eisner-nominated Ian Edginton (Last Descendants) and illustrated by Valeria Favoccia (Assassin’s Creed Uprising), Reflections goes beyond the the main story lines of the video game, with …

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Review: John Carter: The End

In Comic Books, Dynamite by Duff0 Comments

It never occurred to me that John Carter and Batman would have much in common, but I hadn’t read John Carter The End yet… I’ll explain… Brian Wood and Alex Cox’s narrative finds John Carter and his love, Dejah Thoris living in peaceful exile on the planet Titan. Carter and Thoris are far removed from their run on Mars. They …

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COMIC REVIEW: Black #4

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Out today is Black #4 from Black Mask Studios, written by Kwanza Osajyefo with designs by Tim Smith 3 (Deadpool: Too Soon?). Illustrated by Jamal Igle (Firestorm) plus a slew others contributing to the art. Publisher Matt Pizzolo (Young Terrorists) keeps Black Mask right on track with another series that taps into current social issues. Our story continue’s, with Kareem …

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COMIC REVIEW: Death be Damned #1

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Out today, is Death be Damned from Boom! Created and written by Ben Acker (Deadpool v Gambit), Ben Blacker (Thunderbolts) and Andrew Miller. Illustrated by Hannah Christenson (Mouse Guard) and colored by Juan Useche (Sombra) with letters by Colin Bell (Mayday). Set in the old west, it’s a tale of death, magic rituals and some good old spaghetti western style …

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Comic Book Review: Sink #1

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Have you ever took a step back and realized your horror collection wasn’t complete until you watch a guy wearing a fox mask murder a bunch of gang members with a shovel? No? Well I got news for you… We met Allan who lives in the Glasgow, Scotland, which is the knife capital of Europe. Allan and his friends are …

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COMIC REVIEW: The Flintstones #8

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Out this week is another rock solid Issue of DC’s The Flintstones. The eighth issue of Mark Russell (Prez) and Steve Pugh’s (Animal Man) amazing homage to the classic animated family we all love. The Flintstones is only one of DC’s amazing new comic series based on classic Hanna Barbera cartoons. Others include a post-apocalyptic Wacky Raceland (Wacky Races), the Resident …

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COMIC REVIEW: Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern #1

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Out today, on February 1st, comes a legendary team-up from Boom! Studios and DC Comics. It’s Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern #1, the first of six in total, written by Justin Jordan (Spread, Green Lantern:New Guardians). Story by Robbie Thompson (Silk, Venom:Space Knight) with art by Barnaby Bagenda (The Omega Men) and Alex Guimarães (Lord of the Jungle). These two …

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COMIC REVIEW: Vampirella #0

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Another 25 cent introductory issue from Dynamite Comics, this time it’s Vampirella #0! Written by Paul Cornell (Dr. Who)and art by Jimmy Broxton (The Unwritten), with letters by Travis Lanham. Cornell and Broxton team up again (Knight & Squire) to welcome back Vampirella. This issue is the perfect reintroduction to a character that built an empire off ancient folklore and …

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Comic Book Review: The Circle #2

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I know this is late, The Circle issue 2 was released on January 24th and written by Damon Clark, as you know it made my favorite indie comic of last year and I’m excited to dive into issue #2. We are back with the usual teen antics of Christian and the rest of the Breakfast Club, going to school, passing …

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Review: Joe Hill: The Graphic Novel Collection

In Comic Books, IDW by Duff0 Comments

Joe Hill, like is father, Stephen King is a horror storytelling master. Unfortunately, he also looks like him. Seriously, King, based on his looks, was destined either to be the lead of a singer of Eddie Money cover band or transmit creepy stories onto paper. Luckily, for us, he choose the later. (I Love You Mr. King! Don’t Curse Me!) …

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Comic Book Review: Loose Ends #1

In Comic Books, Image by Regan Lorie2 Comments

Lately, Image Comics seems very into the Dirty South; they’ve been cranking out the gritty, dusty, Southern Gothic tales left and right with a vengeance. And I’m here for that 100%, especially if it’s a good old-fashioned lovers-on-the-run-plus-guns type of story. The latest of these high-quality offerings is the Jason Latour-penned/Chris Brunner-illustrated crime story Loose Ends, which moseys its way …

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Comic Book Review: Dante, One Shot

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Today we will be taking a look at a One-Shot book, Dante…I’ve got nothing today. Dante opens up with your average fancy Spanish night club, we get a rather charming narration from our main character Dante, he talks about how he is the best assassin and a legend at that, but by day he is a family man who works …

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COMIC REVIEW: The Dregs #1

In Comic Books by Garret Tumey2 Comments

“I believe no gentleman would repine to give ten shillings for the carcass of a good fat child, would, as I have said, will make four dishes of  excellent nutritive meat, when he hath only some particular friend or his own family to dine with him.”  – Jonathan Swift, A Modest Proposal Dark, gritty, and brutally unforgiving, welcome to The …

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Comic Book Review: Curse Words #1

In Comic Books, Image, REVIEW by Regan Lorie0 Comments

You have to be at least a little weird to be a fan of Ryan Browne’s work, I’m convinced. I speak from experience. So naturally I was geeked to hear of a new post-God Hates Astronauts Browne-Charles Soule collab. Fresh from his stint as narrator of Browne’s absurdist, surreal-as-fuck superhero epic, writer Soule rejoins forces with the artist for a …

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Review: REVOLUTIONARIES #1

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I’m cheating a bit here because I still have a few issues left to droll over to finish up the epic Revolution event, that Revolutionaries jumps off from, but if I don’t get a review out Bub won’t tell me where my family is… So here we go… I don’t want to spoil the end of the Revolution for those …

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Comic Book Review: God Country #1

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As we all know, swords and devastating, life-changing storms aren’t exactly anomalies in the world of comics. But what happens when, by way of said storm, the sword falls into the hands of a dementia-stricken elderly man who fully regains his mental and physical faculties any time he wields it? Normally fantasy/superhero stories tend to approach themes of mental and …

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Comic Book Review: Cannibal #4

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If you’re a zombie fan and aren’t reading Image Comics’ new series Cannibal, you are doing yourself a serious disservice. That said, Cannibal transcends the basic zombie story we all know and love, delving into the more complex, emotional and moral side of cannibalism–the human side, if you will–through an ensemble cast of characters residing in the sleepy, Southern Gothic …

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CRK Top 10 Comics of 2016!

In Comic Books by Iron Squid0 Comments

It is that time of the year again, we are back and ready to cause havoc for those fans that stay true and loyal, and those forced to listen to us by means of torture. Bob and I have constructed our Top 10 Comics of 2016, all for all of you to check out and share! We know these are …

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Comic Book Review: The Circle #1

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A few weeks ago I got a chance to sit down with Damon Clark and discuss his Action Lab Comics: Danger Zone, book, The Circle. Now that it is out it is time for me to give you my personal opinion on this adventure. The Circle follows the story of a young boy named Christian as he gets himself settled …

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INTERVIEW: Dan Hill writer of Go Home

In Alterna, Comic Books, Interviews by Iron Squid0 Comments

I hope everyone’s Thanksgiving was wonderfully fattening, now that your tummies have been filled up, check out this interview from the awesome writer Dan Hill, he is here to talk about Alterna Comics: Go Home!   For those of us reading this, can you explain Go Home to everyone? Sure thing. Go Home follows a young sailor, Husk, as he washes …

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Comic Book Review: Go Home #1

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Every veteran has a story to tell, whether you listen or not is up to you, but one thing is for certain….not every story is told. Dan Hill from Alterna Comics writes a beautifully dark side of war that not a lot of stories touch on..the lone soldier. This is Go Home. We follow the story of a soldier with …