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Dusty Rhodes

The Death of a Dream – Dusty Rhodes Passes Away

Deaths in professional wrestling come way too early and way too often. Today the world lost the legendary “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. Unfortunately I was born a little too late and in the wrong part of the country to really [...]

June 13, 2015 Movies and TV
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Stir the Pot Saturday: Who Should Marvel Kill Next

Welcome back to Stir the Pot Saturday!  Forget the rules?  Check them out here and here. And remember, stirring the pot is, simply put, an old idiom that means agitating a situation to cause a reaction, trouble, unrest, or even dissent.  Kinda like what Loki does. [...]

March 15, 2014 Features
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Top Ten Tuesday: Marvel Characters Who Need to Die

In this week's Top Ten Tuesday, a Comic Booked writer chooses ten Marvel characters who deserve a dirt nap. Care to disagree? [...]

March 11, 2014 Features
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Stir the Pot Saturday: Who Should DC Kill Next

In this week's Stir the Pot Saturday, Comic Booked asks you to pick the next character DC Comics should kill off. For good. Or until next time. [...]

March 8, 2014 Features
Uncanny Avengers #15

Review: Uncanny Avengers #15

Spoilers! Very few comics have this big of an impact on the Marvel Universe.  If death really doesn’t matter in the Marvel U (or DC for that matter), what is to prevent people from killing characters off left and right? [...]

December 26, 2013 DO NOT USE
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Stir the Pot Saturday: Week 10

Welcome back, everyone! Just a quick reminder of what our goal for each and every Saturday is: Stirring the pot is the act of causing trouble for the sake of your own amusement. So we here at Comic Booked would [...]

March 9, 2013 DO NOT USE
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NYCC 2012 – How to Spend Your Paycheck: DC Collectibles Edition

It’s the end of the convention season. New York Comic Con is the last major con for the year, and the last chance for the companies to show off what they have coming up before the holiday season (and new year). [...]

October 12, 2012 DO NOT USE

Review: Avengers vs. X-Men #11

There is no way for me to talk about this issue without giving away some spoilers.  It’s completely impossible for me to review this issue without doing so.  You have been warned!   Avengers vs. X-Men has all led up [...]

September 14, 2012 DO NOT USE

Big Spoiler for Avengers vs. X-Men #11

Leave it to Marvel to give me a heads up before I even read the damn comic… Oh well. It’s a dirty job but someone’s gotta do it.  Big spoilers ahead so if you don’t want to ruin Avengers vs. [...]

September 12, 2012 DO NOT USE
Alabaster: Wolves #5

Review: Alabaster: Wolves #5

Killing comes naturally to Dancy Flammarion.  Not that she’s an unstoppable monster hunter like Buffy or Blade – in fact she’s not particularly good at it – it’s just that the act seems as normal to her as breathing and [...]

August 24, 2012 DO NOT USE

Maurice Sendak Dies

(Header image by Chris Eliopoulos.) Maurice Sendak, the celebrated children’s book cartoonist, is dead at 83. Yet it feels like he left us at a much younger age. The last few years have seen something of a renaissance for his [...]

May 8, 2012 DO NOT USE
Eduardo Barreto

Eduardo Barreto Passes Away at Age 57

Today, acclaimed comic book artist Eduardo Barreto passed away at the age of 57, young by today’s standards. I have to admit that I am a Marvel fan and have been so throughout my youth. To my admittance I have [...]

December 16, 2011 DO NOT USE, Features
Joe Simon

Losing a Legend: Joe Simon Passes Away at 98

I sit in somber remembrance for a creator I never knew about until only recently. If they didn’t create comic books as I was growing up I didn’t take notice of them. As I got older this aspect changed. The first one [...]

December 15, 2011 DO NOT USE, Features
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What Grinds My Gears? Unnecessary Comic Deaths and Manufactured Events!

Something has been nagging at me for some time now: gimmicky comic book marketing ploys.  We all saw the damage this practice did to the industry in the 90’s.  I thought that everyone had learned their lessons, and that the [...]

October 15, 2011 DO NOT USE, Features

San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive! Darksiders 2

Hey everybody!  I do apologize for being away from Twitter, Facebook, and all the other places that you know me at.  I’ve been on hiatus due to the fact that I was at San Diego Comic-Con, and boy are there [...]

July 26, 2011 DO NOT USE

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