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best of 2014

Comic Booked Best of 2014: Justin Padgett’s Picks

My top 10 comic book series for our Best of 2014 article series   Hi Everyone, It’s the end of the year and that means it’s time for a top 10 list.  Here’s my top 10 list of comic book [...]

January 1, 2015 Features
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How Ody-C and Bitch Planet Empower Women

Award-winning husband-and-wife writing duo Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick have made their share of waves in the comic book industry. From the critically acclaimed smash success of Fraction’s Sex Criminals to DeConnick’s highly buzz-worthy ongoing Captain Marvel, this pair [...]

December 21, 2014 Features
Roche Limit #1 Cover

Image Comics Review: Roche Limit #1

Writer: Michael Moreci Artist: Vic Malhotra Roche Limit #1 begins with narration by Langford Skaargred, the billionaire responsible for constructing the titular space colony. He speaks of a future among the stars and how he worked toward that, but in [...]

September 26, 2014 Features
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Image Comics Review: Supreme Blue Rose #3

Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Tula Lotay Minor spoilers ahead. As with the previous two issues, Supreme Blue Rose #3 opens with Diana Dane in a dream. She rides in the back of a limo that is travelling along a road between [...]

September 19, 2014 Features
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Review: Deadly Class #7

Being a teenager at any point in time is weird and confusing as hell. Your perspective on things starts to take shape, molding itself into something concrete. Sometimes you begin to hate yourself, and subsequently humanity. You get looked at [...]

September 18, 2014 Features
Dark Engine

Dark Engine: An Interview With Ryan Burton

Dark Engine is a grizzly story of a dark world that will do anything to change the past. The alchemists of this world created a “tool” to solve their problem, and engine… a dark engine. A woman named Sym is [...]

September 9, 2014 Features
Wayward

Review: Wayward #1

From Image Comics publishing and the writer of Figment comes a new comic series. Wayward, by Jim Zub, was a new release on Wednesday, August 27th. It is an interesting new storyline that uses two very different, and at the [...]

September 1, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
Alex+Ada

Alex+Ada #8: Human Vs. Android

Alex + Ada issue #8 has been sitting on my desk for review for a few weeks now and I have finally had a few minutes to tell you all about it. Sarah Vaughn and Jonathan Luna keep the tension [...]

August 31, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
New Comic Releases

New Comic Releases: August 20, 2014

Welcome to the new and improved Comic Booked and this week’s New Comic Releases for August 20, 2014. It has been a lot of work over the last two weeks to get our new website up and running, but, you [...]

August 18, 2014 News
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Image Comics Review: Fatale 24

    Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips Fatale 24 begins with a fable. A young Nicolas Lash is being told the story of a white owl that may have been a god and wrapped the Earth in a ribbon. Many [...]

August 2, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
The Wicked + The Divine

Review: The Wicked + The Divine #2

There’s a question that’s been running through my mind as a quasi-professional critic as of late: where is the creativity coming from in the superhero/cape comic section of the industry? I’m not saying they’re not exciting, and I’m also not [...]

July 16, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
top 10 tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Patriotic Comic Characters

Happy (almost) Fourth of July to all of our American friends and readers!  In order to properly celebrate such a fantastic Independence Day, we here at Comic Booked thought it would be nice to revel in our patriotism and label [...]

July 1, 2014 Features
Alex + Ada

Review: Alex+Ada #1

Ever wonder what it would be like to just give a thought and have your household objects respond? To think to the toilet “flush” and it would flush or to your tooth brush “speed three” and it would set to [...]

May 30, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
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Advance Review: MPH #1

It’s hard to see where MPH #1 is tonally. It’s not super-gritty and overtly violent like Nemesis and Kick-Ass but it’s not exactly a light-hearted affair like Superior or more recently Starlight. I guess it could be said it falls [...]

May 20, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
Southern Bastards #1 review

Southern Bastards #1 Spoiler-Free Review

Southern Bastards #1 Review Jason Aaron (w), Jason Latour (a) Jason Aaron is a writer I’ve always had trouble warming up to.  His work tends to be great at evoking a strong atmosphere and sense of place, but it often [...]

April 30, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE

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