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Retro Review: Power Man #48-49

It is easy to see why Marvel decided to make Iron Fist and Power Man a team. Blaxsploitation and Kung Fu films of that era share the common themes of standing up for the little guy, state supported injustice, and [...]

January 16, 2015
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Retro Review: Giant Size X-Men # 1

To call the X-Men popular would be a massive understatement. They have collectively sold millions of issues and had various titles with various adjectives attached to their name ranging from “Uncanny” to “X-treme.”  The Claremont era of X-Men is considered [...]

January 9, 2015
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Retro Review: Luke Cage, Hero for Hire #1

With the rise of great comic book movies, interest in comics has increased. The comic world can be extremely intimidating for new readers considering that there is over eighty years worth of content. It can be hard to find a [...]

January 3, 2015
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Shocktoberfest Finale: A Retrospect

Now that Shocktoberfest has come to an end, I wanted to write one more piece as look back on the month-long journey I took as I profiled 30 famous monsters from the popular consciousness. I can safely say that I [...]

October 31, 2014 Features
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Box Office Retrospective: Guardians Passes Captain 2 in Domestic

Labor Day brings an end to the summer. The Star-Lord and his crew have taken over the season from Captain America: Winter Soldier. [...]

September 1, 2014 Movies and TV
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Retro Review: Mad Max and Preview: Fury Road

Here at Comic Booked, we cover more than comics. Any movie, TV show, or video game is also fair… well, game. Sometimes going back and watching old movies just for fun gives you an interesting perspective of movie making and [...]

July 28, 2014 Movies and TV
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Retro Review: Giant-Size X-Men #1- Spoiled

Giant Size X-Men #1 Cockrum, Wein, Costanza SPOILER ALERT I will most certainly be SPOILING! With the recent resurrection of Nightcrawler in the pages of Amazing X-Men, and the onset of the blue skinned teleporter’s solo title that starts this [...]

April 5, 2014 Reviews
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Marvel Retro Review: Marvel Premiere #15

Marvel Retro Review: Marvel Premiere #15 Roy Thomas, Gil Kane In 1974 , Marvel comics used their Marvel Premiere comic series to start a martial arts epic that would ensnare and enervate fans for four decades and continues to do [...]

March 27, 2014 Reviews
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Marvel Retro Review: Werewolf by Night #32

With the upcoming Moon Knight relaunch, we take a look back at his first appearance in Werewolf By Night #32. Take a trip down memory lane on Comic Booked! [...]

March 4, 2014 Features
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Dial H Retrospective

I’ll probably be the first to say it, but DC hasn’t been in a place this good since the era of Infinite Crisis. While much of the early New 52 (why are we still calling it that?) books were a [...]

September 22, 2013 Reviews
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The Boys: A Retrospective Part 2

Dynamite Comic’s The Boys has been one of my personal favorite comics since the first time I read issue #1. This book takes place in a pessimistically realistic universe where superheroes are created and backed by a major corporation known [...]

July 23, 2011 Reviews
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The Boys: A Retrospective Part 1

Dynamite Comic’s The Boys has been one of my personal favorite comics since the first time I read issue #1. This book takes place in a pessimistically realistic universe where superheroes are created and backed by a major corporation known [...]

July 15, 2011 Reviews
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Wizard World Madison 2015 – Massive Media Welcome Party 5 Feb

MONSTROUS PARTY WIN – WIZARD WORLD!!! Wizard World put on a massive Media Welcome Party shin-dig in Madison 5 Feb. Cosplay, interviews, celebs, photo-ops! Party ‘On Wisconsin!’ To celebrate the launch of Wizard World Madison 2015, they held the party [...]

February 8, 2015 Features
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Tuesday Trailer Park: January 6, 2015

Another Tuesday, so another trip to the Trailer Park. This week I have an assortment of tasty movie morsels for you. Some good, some bad, and even a retro flashback for a film that I watched this week. Let’s get [...]

January 6, 2015 Movies and TV
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Star Wars Rebels: Two-Part Episode Review

Well, this reviewer stepped away from Rebels for a time. As it turns out, catching up with Rebels would be an absolute joy to behold, as the two episodes that I missed actually comprised a single two-part story, one that [...]

December 12, 2014