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Comic Booked Best of 2014: Kara Zor-El’s Picks

‘Tis the season for looking back at the year that was! As 2014 passes into history & 2015 looms large, we at Comic Booked get to create “Best of 2014″ lists for whatever we feel like & try to come [...]

December 21, 2014 Features

Archie Comics Review: Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina #1

Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Artist: Robert Hack Remember Sabrina Spellman? Archie Andrews friend from Greendale who lived with her Aunts Hilda & Zelda & pet cat Salem? She was an orphan with platinum blonde hair & a boyfriend named Harvey. Her [...]

October 13, 2014 Reviews
Harvey Awards

And the Harvey Nominees Are…

The 2013 Harvey Awards Nominees have been announced.  This year Marvel led all nominees with 12, mostly thanks to Hawkeye.  Image was next with 11, behind the one-two punch of Saga and  Revival.  DC and Fantagraphics both had six nods.  IDW Publishing [...]

July 15, 2013 News

Archie Goes Undead

OK, just when we thought we had seen everything possible to do with zombies, this takes the cake. Yes, The Walking Dead is killing it in both comics and TV right now, and Marvel has had a successful zombies run in [...]

March 5, 2013 Reviews
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Comic Releases for February 20, 2013

It’s that time of the week again! Yes, the time when we all open up our wallets and figure out what we want to spend our hard-earned cash on all the new releases at the comic store tomorrow. Are we [...]

February 19, 2013 Reviews
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Comic Releases for December 5, 2012

We’re coming up on the end of the year, but that’s not stopping our favorite comics from being released! As we’ve been doing recently, you can find a list of the new issues being released below. I don’t include any [...]

December 4, 2012 Reviews
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Comic Releases for November 21, 2012

November 21, 2012, was the new comic book day for this week. In order to help you find some items that may be of interest to you, is trying out something new. Instead of us just posting reviews of [...]

November 22, 2012 Reviews

DC Comics to Out a Previously Straight Character

When DC relaunched its line with the New 52,  they made several changes to many long standing characters;  costumes changed, history changed– but at the time it was announced that no character would suddenly change their sexuality. DC’s position on [...]

May 22, 2012 Features, Reviews
Mega Man #13

Review: Mega Man #13

Spiritus Ex Machina Part One (Written by Ian Flynn, Drawn by Jonathan Hill, Published by Archie) After going through a series of titles that consisted of shootings, stabbings, and other forms of grievous bodily harm, it’s a nice change of [...]

May 16, 2012 Reviews
Do we Take Comic Books for Granted?

Do we Take Comic Books for Granted?

Being closer to South America than I was to the United States, while searching through the Caribbean for a comic book shop, I wondered if we take this four color hobby of ours for granted. For one moment let’s forget [...]

April 13, 2012 Reviews
Official seal for an Eisner nominee.

2012 Eisner Award Nominations Announced

It’s that time of year again, folks: time to vote for your favorite comics, comic books, writers, artists, letterers and many others in the comics industry as part of the ferocious battle that is the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry [...]

April 5, 2012 Reviews

New Digital Comics on ComiXology, February 29th!

Comic Booked is pleased to spread the news that ComiXology is making the most of leap year, using the last day of February to unleash an incredible amount of quality reading material. Many of these offerings are going on sale [...]

February 29, 2012 Reviews
A Rebuttal: The Politics of Archie

A Rebuttal: The Politics of Archie

All comics are liberal. All comics are conservative. Yesterday, Comic Booked ran an essay whose thesis was that Archie Comics, unlike other mainstay publishers in the direct market, was clearly pushing a liberal “agenda,” that “Archie and his Riverdale gang [...]

February 24, 2012 Features, Reviews
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Editorial: Archie Comics’ Liberal Agenda

Archie Andrews has been around since 1941, and during that time, his greatest concern has been whether Archie will finally choose between Betty or Veronica. After all these years of dealing with the issue of blond or brunette, the comic-book [...]

February 22, 2012 Features, Reviews
Justice League, New 52, DC

“Justice League #1 (2011)” #7 (News)

That’s right, seven printings. It’s nice to see expectations exceeded so drastically, but one has to wonder if all the expectations are the ones DC would want to exceed. Justice League #1 (2011) was the most successful of the “New [...]

February 22, 2012 Reviews

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