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New Comic Releases: March 12, 2014

New Comic Releases - for March 12, 2014. There are some great new comics out this week, so take a look and let us know what you are reading. [...]

March 10, 2014 News
Ballistic, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Darick Robertson

Review – Ballistic #2

Ballistic #2 from Black Mask Studios, by Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson, has the not so envious task of following up issue one’s flawless debut. This review aims to be spoiler free as possible, but there are a few [...]

September 10, 2013 Reviews
Liberator Matt Miner and Javier Sanchez Aranda

Review: Liberator #3

Liberator #3 from Black Mask Studios, by Matt Miner and Javier Sanchez Aranda, takes readers on a dramatic roller coaster ride full of twists and turns. This review aims to be spoiler free, so don’t expect too many morsels of [...]

September 10, 2013 Reviews
Twelve Reasons to Die

Review: Twelve Reasons to Die #3

Black Mask Studios‘ Twelve Reasons to Die, written by Matthew Rosenberg and Patrick Kindlon with art by Breno Tamura and Gus Storms, creates a unique niche in comics. Split between two stories, Twelve Reasons to Die blends thug life, horror, [...]

September 4, 2013 Reviews
Occupy Comics Black Mask Studios

Review: Occupy Comics #3

Black Mask Studios‘ Occupy Comics #3 continues its examination of the Occupy movement through its series of illustrated essays on aspects of the movement. This installment of Occupy Comics opened with two strong pieces. The first is an illustration by [...]

August 28, 2013 Reviews
Liberator Matt Miner

Review: Liberator #2

Liberator #2 from Black Mask Studios, written by Matt Miner and drawn by Javier Sanchez Aranda, kicks things up a notch with the stakes rising for Damon. Issue one of Liberator introduced Damon and his solitary life rescuing animals under [...]

July 30, 2013 Reviews
Ballistic Adam Egypt Mortimer Darick Robertson

SDCC ’13: Mortimer and Robertson Hit the Mark With Ballistic

Ballistic’s creators, writer Adam Egypt Mortimer and artist Darick Robertson, may not have realized what a strong connection it has made with readers. An intellectually dense, but accessible 5-part story set in a future where the ruthless are set at [...]

July 25, 2013 Reviews
Ballistic Adam Egypt Mortimer Darick Robertson

Review: Ballistic #1

Black Mask Studios continues its formidable entry into comics with Ballistic #1 from writer Adam Egypt Mortimer and legendary artist Darick Robertson. Due out on Wednesday, July 10th, this review comes in advance with a few spoilers. Don’t read on [...]

July 5, 2013 Reviews
Occupy Comics Black Mask Studios

Review: Occupy Comics #2

Black Mask Studios‘ Occupy Comics #2 picks back up where it left off by continuing the ongoing discussion about the Occupy movement and what it means. For readers who are expecting a comic book saga, Occupy Comics is not that. [...]

June 19, 2013 Reviews
Liberator Matt Miner

Review: Liberator #1

Writer Matt Miner‘s Liberator #1 from Black Mask Studios, with art by Javier Sanchez Aranda, hits hard in his unique story about animal rights and justice. Narrated in a gritty, Punisher-style POV in an opening sequence that grabs the reader’s [...]

June 18, 2013 Reviews
Occupy Comics

Review: Occupy Comics #1

Black Mask Studios‘ release of Occupy Comics #1 features the art and illustrated essays of luminaries including Alan Moore, Molly Crabapple and Art Spiegelman. As expected with an anthology focused on political discourse regarding the Occupy protests, there are varied [...]

May 15, 2013 Reviews
Black Mask Studios

Black Mask Studios Launches!

Black Mask Studios, a new comic book company from Steve Niles, Matt Pizzolo, and Brett Gurewitz, has officially launched with their first publishing slate. Ambitious in scope, but long on smarts, Niles, Pizzolo, and Gurewitz represent the pinnacle of the [...]

February 15, 2013 News, Reviews
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Music & Comics: How They Influence Each Other

There are countless examples throughout the last 50 years of music and comics influencing one another. When I initially started thinking about this topic (yes, I spend more time than I care to admit pondering such things) quite a few [...]

October 18, 2012 Features, Reviews
Matt pizzolo

Comic Revolt with David Gillette: Halo 8’s Matt Pizzolo

In this week’s installment of Comic Revolt, I had the opportunity to chat with Halo 8 president Matt Pizzolo. Some of his work includes writing Godkiller, organizing Occupy Comics, and being a partner in the upcoming Black Mask Studios with [...]

August 9, 2012 Reviews
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Comics Go Punk Rock: Black Mask Studios News

For a while now, I have been suggesting (in a round-about way) in my articles here at ComicBooked.com, that comics are kind of punk rock. Not the mainstream comics from the “Big 2 Publishers,” but the smaller publishers and creator-owned [...]

March 21, 2012 Reviews