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Review: The Manhattan Projects #1

Jonathan Hickman and Nick Pitarra’s new creator owned series has a relatively simple premise. What if the Manhattan Project, the government program to produce an atomic bomb, was in fact a cover for much weirder and more intriguing super science? [...]

March 7, 2012 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #50! Now Bi-Weekly!

No, you didn’t miss Bullet Reviews last week and, no, I’m not discontinuing the column. Because there is so much going on, both on Comic Booked and in the ‘real world’, I decided it would be easier to make this [...]

March 6, 2012 Reviews
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Ross and Hitch on America’s Got Powers

So we all know someone who loves reality TV, that person who can’t wait to vote for your favorite singer on American Idol or talks to their co-workers about the horrible performer on X-Factor.  Well, the idea of reality TV [...]

March 1, 2012 Reviews
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Marvel Graphic Novels Now Available On iBooks

Hot on the heels of Image Comics announcement that their hit series The Walking Dead will be made available through Apple’s iBooks store, Marvel has revealed that readers can now purchase many of their titles from the platform as well. [...]

February 28, 2012 Reviews
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What Wasn’t Said At The Image Comics Reunion (News)

The main founders of Image Comics, minus Jim Lee plus Robert Kirkman, sat in on a special panel at the first Image Expo. Though the founders’ relationships with each other and the business have often been contentious, this discussion was [...]

February 27, 2012 Reviews
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So Many Exciting New Comic Titles Announced at Image Expo!

The Image Expo has kicked off in Oakland, and there is certainly no shortage of big and exciting comic announcements. As many creators have been hinting at for months, 2012 is indeed shaping up to be the year of creator-owned [...]

February 25, 2012 Reviews
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Escape the Comic Straightjacket

More and more I have started to notice a painful truth as of late– many of the comics that I think are the most innovative and exciting, struggle to find an audience. No, I’m not just talking about lesser-known underground [...]

February 23, 2012 Features, Reviews
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Review: Prophet #22

I was extremely impressed with the first issue of the relaunched Prophet series from Image Comics, and this second issue has convinced me that this is a comic too awesome to miss.  Prophet is a character that was created by [...]

February 22, 2012 Reviews
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Kody Chamberlain gets Comic Booked!

Kody Chamberlain is an artist, writer and creator.  He created Sweets: A New Orleans Crime Story a comic book series from Image Comics.  Sweets came out in July 2010 and is now available in graphic novel form anywhere comic books are sold.  [...]

February 20, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Glory #23

I know nothing about Glory. I’m aware that she began as a pastiche of Wonder Woman when Rob Liefield created her as a part of the Extreme Studios comic book line, but beyond that, I’m completely oblivious to any of [...]

February 18, 2012 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #48: Adventure Time, Scarlet Spider, Haunt and More!

Each week at Comic Booked we like to offer Bullet Reviews of the previous week’s books in hope of introducing fellow readers to books you might not generally think about trying. This comes in handy, especially if you’re having a [...]

February 14, 2012 Reviews
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Image Expo Announces Exclusive Variant Covers

Celebrating 20 years in publishing, Image Comics gets it’s very own convention! And what’s a convention without exclusive variant covers? In this press release Image shares a first look at the variants available later this month! The star-studded event is [...]

February 11, 2012 Reviews
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Thief of Thieves – A Review of Kirkman and Spencer’s New Comic Series

This week saw the debut of a promising new series titled Thief of Thieves from Image Comics and Robert Kirkman’s Skybound imprint. Thief of Thieves is unique, because not only is the story from Robert Kirkman (who writes an obscure [...]

February 10, 2012 Reviews
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The Week In Comics: Party Like It’s 1985

Watchmen The week’s top story was the impending Watchmen prequels, which dominated coverage on Wednesday as DC deployed five contributors to interview with eight major outlets. Intense debate about the rights and wrongs of the project was inevitable, and Alan [...]

February 5, 2012 Reviews
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Drawing Dead: A Requiem For The Image Comics That Was

Image Comics celebrated its 20th anniversary this week, but the “Image Era of Comics” died quietly in its sleep long ago. Let’s be clear about that. The comic-book world is generally a better one for having had Image in it. [...]

February 3, 2012 Reviews

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