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Fatale 24

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
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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 Features, ZDONOTUSE
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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Image Comic Review: Stray Bullets: Killers #3 – spoiled

Stray Bullets: Killers #3 Lapham SPOILER ALERT! I will most certainly be SPOILING! So, this is kind of an odd issue. Not odd because something in it was shocking. Far from it, Stray Bullets: Killers has thus far been a [...]

May 23, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
mph #1

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
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Image Comic Review: Rat Queens #6 – spoiled

Rat Queens #6 Wiebe, Upchurch SPOILER ALERT! I will most certainly be SPOILING! Yes! The wait is over! Rat Queens #6 opens with a page of morning-afters, to cap off the end of the party from last issue. Apparently Dee is [...]

May 12, 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
fiveweapons8

Image Comic Review: Five Weapons #8 – spoiled

Five Weapons #8 Robinson, Little SPOILER ALERT! I will most certainly be SPOILING! The Story So Far: Welcome to the school of Five Weapons. In this world, Assassins are something like aristocracy, and the country, most likely America has at [...]

April 26, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
top 10 tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Intercompany Crossovers

Why don’t the comic publishers get on the ball and go crazy with their crossovers?  Think about it: It’s easy money.  And with a constant renumbering, rebranding, relaunching, and rebooting being the new go-to for marketing gimmick nonsense, it’s not [...]

April 22, 2014 Features
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Image Comics Review: Stray Bullets Killers 2 – Spoiled

Stray Bullets Killers 2 Lapham, Ramos, Hoyt SPOILER ALERT! I will most certainly be SPOILING! I was pleasantly surprised to see that Lapham’s new run of Stray Bullets is a series of short stories. Not being familiar with the original [...]

April 21, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
New Comic Releases

New Comic Releases: April 16, 2014

Welcome to our Mid-April edition of the New Comic Releases. This week your comics should be delivered to your local comic shop on April 16, 2014. I’m gonna keep this short this week. There are quite a few new comics, [...]

April 14, 2014 News
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Shutter #1 Spoiler-Free Review

Shutter #1 Review Joe Keatinge (w), Leila Del Duca (a), Owen Gieni (c), Ed Brisson (l) Depression can hit pretty hard, and it can make life seem impossible.  Not even necessarily in a suicidal way; often merely in a day-to-day, [...]

April 9, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
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Image Comic Review: The Field #1 – Spoiled

The Field #1 Roy, Brisson, Gough SPOILER ALERT! I will most certainly be SPOILING! As you might have guessed, Image Comic’s Field starts in a field. The first page shows three men, at least one of them armed, walking over [...]

April 3, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE

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