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Gotham: 1st Season Retrospective

I noticed a very strange contradiction after watching the first season finale of Gotham, a contradiction that maybe a lot of viewers could relate to. Here it is: I loved watching this final episode, and was I was pretty close [...]

May 23, 2015

Retro Movie Review: Valentine

I know, it is a little late for a Valentine’s Day article, but this is a good movie. What do you watch when you are feeling romantical and want to scared at the same time? There are several horror movies [...]

April 2, 2015
Puppet Master

Retro Movie Review: Puppet Master

With the release of Puppet Master from Action Lab Comics, I wanted to begin a review of all the movies of the Puppet Master franchise and contrast these movies against the overarching storyline. The premise of these movies is interesting and [...]

April 2, 2015

Retro Review: The Forever People #1

The Forever People is the most outlandish title in the Fourth World Saga and is easily the most flavorful. While New Gods set the stage for the main conflict between New Genesis and Apokolips, The Forever People details the lore a bit further, [...]

March 18, 2015

Retro Review: H.P. Lovecraft’s Re-Animator

With the upcoming comic book launch of a Re-Animator 4-issue limited series from Dynamite Entertainment, I thought I would take the time to watch and review the campy horror movie of the same name. Released in 1985, H.P. Lovecraft’s Re-Animator [...]

March 9, 2015
New Gods 1

Retro Review: New Gods #1

Jack Kirby is a name that everyone into comics, either on the fan or industry side, has heard at least once. It seems that many wouldn’t dispute that he is “King of Comics,” but what does this title actually mean? [...]

March 8, 2015

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

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

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

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
Guardians of the Galaxy

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
Mad Max

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

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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