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Straightjacket Johnny the Homicidal Maniac

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
Kody Chamberlain

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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Image Comics Turns 20

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since superstar artists Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Marc Silvestri, Erik Larsen, Jum Valentino and Whilce Portacio, along side “Uncanny X-men” writer Chris Claremont got fed up with the way Marvel [...]

February 1, 2012 Reviews
Ed Brubaker will be appearing at Image Expo in February

Ed Brubaker Appears at Image Expo; Fatale #2 Sells Out

There’s a lot of news coming out of the Image Comics camp today, and much of it concerns hit writer Ed Brubaker. First up, Image announced that, in addition to all-star talent like Robert Kirkman, Marc Silvestri and Whilce Portacio, [...]

January 31, 2012 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #46: It’s An All Independent Column!

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 books you might not generally think about trying. This comes in handy especially if you’re having [...]

January 31, 2012 Reviews
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Image To Capture The Second Volume Of Moriarty

Press release from Image Comics: Writer Daniel Corey returns in March with more adventures of the nefarious Professor Moriarty, arch nemesis of Sherlock Holmes, in MORIARTY: THE LAZARUS TREE VOL 2 TP from Image Comics. Collecting issues #5 through #9 of the ongoing series, MORIARTY: [...]

January 30, 2012 Reviews
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Indie Insider: Interviewing Chris Houghton

  This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Houghton, Co-creator of the bear-riding cowboy comic known as Reed Gunther. We shot the breeze and talked about working with family, the process behind making the comic, tips for Indie comic [...]

January 27, 2012 Reviews
ComiXology will come preloaded on Amazon's Kindle Fire

Catch Up With ComiXology At Macworld

How big are digital comics? Well, get this…comiXology, the number one retailer for digital comics on the iPhone, iPad, and Android OS has recently been selected to be one of the pre-loaded apps on Amazon’s Kindle Fire, right there next [...]

January 26, 2012 Reviews