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Image Comic Review: Stray Bullets Killers #4 – spoiled

Stray Bullets Killers #4 David Lapham SPOILER ALERT I will most certainly be SPOILING! Okay. I may be a little dense but this issue is the first time that I realized that the 18 year old Eli in this series [...]

July 1, 2014 Reviews
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Image Comic Review: Stray Bullets Killers #1 – Spoiled

SPOILER ALERT! I will most certainly be SPOILING! For fans of gritty, true crime style stories, I would highly suggest Stray Bullets written by David Lapham. Even amongst the first few panels, the reader gets a sense of the setting, [...]

March 30, 2014 Reviews
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Review: Dial H #6

That China Miéville would take on the superhero comic’s most base qualities just six issues into his first ongoing title takes balls. That he does so with deft humor and skill shows he is hitting his stride. That it was [...]

November 12, 2012 Reviews
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Review – The Ride: Southern Gothic #1

There is something undeniably cool about an anthology focused on murder, sex, and cars.  It’s a very American set of themes, particularly the last third of that equation:  the car’s the symbol of freedom in the ol’ U.S. of A., [...]

September 14, 2012 Reviews
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Review/Recap: The Strain #1-4

From the imaginative mind that brought you the popular cult favorites Pan’s Labyrinth, Blade 2 and the Hellboy movies, comes filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro’s comic adaptation of his and novelist Chuck Hogan’s best-selling novel trilogy The Strain.  Like the novels, [...]

May 28, 2012 Reviews
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Music To Read By: We Are Young by fun.

Music means something different to everyone. A song may be meaningless to one, but for someone else, that same song may become irreversibly tied to a person or an event, conjuring up wonderful memories each time the first few bars [...]

March 26, 2012 Reviews
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The Strain #3 Comic Review

The third issue of Dark Horse Comics‘ adaptation of Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s trilogy of vampire novels The Strain dropped this week. While some here at Comic Booked have mixed-feelings about the the novel itself (I’m lookin’ at [...]

February 10, 2012 Reviews
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ROCKETEER ADVENTURES Vol. 2 #1 Coming in March From IDW

IDW returns to The Rocketeer Adventures and they’re not alone. A virtual who’s who in comics will contribute to the new series. The second all-new, all-fantastic Rocketeer Adventures series launches into stores in March! Each extra-long issue—boasting 25 pages of [...]

January 24, 2012 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #45: Spider-Man, Avengers, Prophet and More!

Each week, we at Comic Booked like to offer some quick reviews of the previous week’s books in hopes of introducing fellow readers to new books, especially if you’re having a small week! Amazing Spider-Man #678, Avengers #21, Caligula #6, [...]

January 24, 2012 Reviews
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Review – The New Comic Series “Ferals” Debuts With a Roar!

This last week a new horror series titled Ferals from Avatar Press roared into comic shops.  Ferals is a horror story in the most conventional sense, with lycanthropes (or werewolves in the popular vernacular) taking center stage in a way [...]

January 9, 2012 Reviews
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Review – Crossed: Badlands Opening Salvo

As I reported in our Stitched Comic Series Review and Garth Ennis News here on Comic Booked, Avatar Press will be starting a new Crossed: Badlands series that will be kicked off by the original creative team of Garth Ennis and Jacen [...]

December 29, 2011 Reviews
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“They have always been here.” – The Strain; Sneak Review

“They have always been here.” The opening page offers hauntingly. “VAMPIRES.” They have always been here, haven’t they? For us special fans of darkness and night. We grew up with them stalking in the back of our minds. Vampires from [...]

December 6, 2011 Reviews
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Avatar Press Announces a “Feral” New Werewolf Series

Just as we approach the obligatory Halloween horror-fest, Avatar Press has announced a new comic titled Ferals, to put some monsterrific fright into the fall season.  Ferals is going to be a werewolf story written by Eisner Award winning horror [...]

October 24, 2011 Reviews
Will Point One mark the return of the Phoenix?

Marvel Gives Unprecedented Retailers Incentive for Point One

With Marvel’s new Point One issue, slated for a release in early November, being so integral to the publisher’s character and story development throughout 2012, it would be in their best interest to ensure that retailers have enough copies for [...]

October 20, 2011 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #32: Green Arrow, Secret Avengers, Red Lanterns and More!

This installment is a short one. There were lots of other things going on and it was a pretty small week, but there’s something extra at the end for you! Annihilators: Earthfall #1, Caligula #4,  Green Arrow #2, Red Lanterns [...]

October 10, 2011 Reviews