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SOPA Dies, PIPA Stalls

It’s official, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is dead! Following a wave of online protests on Wednesday, including the unprecedented blackouts of websites ranging from Wikipedia to Imgur, Congress has wasted no time in backing away from a bill [...]

January 20, 2012 Features
Credit to Paul Tassi, Forbes contributor

What’s Wrong With SOPA?

“Everything,” if you prefer the flippant answer. And sadly, that’s not as far from the truth as we might like to believe. If you’re unfamiliar with SOPA (that’s the Stop Online Piracy Act), it’s a piece of anti-piracy legislation currently [...]

January 18, 2012 Features
Kieron's "Serious Creator Pose"

Kieron Gillen Gets Comic Booked at NYCC!

While at New York Comic Con last weekend, I was lucky enough to sit down with a number of creators to discuss their work both past and present. The rest of these interviews will trickle out over the course of [...]

October 21, 2011 Reviews
Arm the homeless!

Tom Morello Squashes The First Amendment at NYCC!

Opening night of a con is always an exciting prospect. One can usually expect thinner crowds then will be seen the rest of the weekend, rare merchandise and back issues to abound and a full blown concert from the legendary [...]

October 14, 2011 Reviews
Angel & Faith #2 Cover

Review: Angel & Faith #2

Angel & Faith #2 “Live Through This, Part Two” Executive Producer: Joss Whedon Script: Christos Gage Art: Rebekah Isaacs Colors: Dan Jackson   Summary After Faith and some other Slayers take down a demon and retrieve a briefcase of… something, [...]

October 7, 2011 Reviews
Buffy Season 9 #1 Cover

Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #1

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #1 “Freefall, Part 1” Script: Joss Whedon Pencils: Georges Jeanty Inks: Dexter Vines Colors: Michelle Madsen   Summary Though it both introduces new characters (Buffy’s new roommates) and re-introduces the core group of Scoobies, [...]

September 23, 2011 Reviews
SWTOR 4 cover

Review – The Old Republic: The Lost Suns #4

As I mentioned before in my Mass Effect: Conviction review, I’m a BioWare fanboy. I’m also a Star Wars fan, though I’m one of those “original trilogy” purists who complain ceaselessly about every new change that goes into the movies [...]

September 19, 2011 Reviews
Spider-Island

Amazing Spider-Man #668 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #668 “Spider-Island Part Two: Peter Parker, The Unspectacular Spider-Man” Writer: Dan Slott Pencils: Humberto Ramos Inks: Victor Olazaba Colorist: Edgar Delgado   Summary Last issue’s cliffhanger is resolved in the space of two pages by Wolverine’s nose. The [...]

September 5, 2011 Reviews
Amazing Spider-Man 667 Cover

Amazing Spider-Man #667 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #667 “Spider-Island Part One: The Amazing Spider-Manhattan” Writer: Dan Slott Pencils: Humberto Ramos Inks: Carlos Cuevas Colors: Edgar Delgado   Summary Carlie reveals to Peter that she now has spider-powers. The Jackal hosts a gathering of mobsters (who [...]

August 15, 2011 Reviews
Dollhouse Epitaphs 2 Cover

Dollhouse: Epitaphs #2 Review

Dollhouse: Epitaphs #2 Story: Andrew Chambliss, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen Script: Andrew Chambliss Pencils: Cliff Richards Inks: Andy Owens Colors: Michelle Madsen   Summary As the issue opens, we see the Wielder’s efforts come to fruition as the remote imprint [...]

August 10, 2011 Reviews
Amazing Spider-Man 666 Cover

Amazing Spider-Man #666 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #666 “Spider-Island Prologue: The One and Only” Writer: Dan Slott Artist: Stefano Caselli Colors: Marte Gracia   Summary Spider-Man’s life is awesome. More and more New Yorkers are manifesting spider powers. Meanwhile, the Jackal lurks in the background, [...]

August 2, 2011 Reviews
Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 Review

Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 Review

Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 Story: Andrew Chambliss, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen Script: Andrew Chambliss Pencils: Cliff Richards Inks: Andy Owens Colors: Michelle Madsen   Summary Picking up from the end of April’s one-shot, we are re-introduced to Trevor, a young boy [...]

July 13, 2011 Reviews
Preview: Captain America & Bucky #620

Preview: Captain America & Bucky #620

As Marvel launches a new Captain America title to coincide with the upcoming movie, the existing series will be re-titled Captain America & Bucky. Beginning with August’s issue #620, this series will transition from its present focus on the present [...]

July 2, 2011 Reviews
SCOTUS Seal

Brown v. EMA: From the Beginning

Continuing Comic Booked’s coverage of the Supreme Court’s historic ruling in Brown v. EMA, I thought it appropriate to take a look back on the case and its seven year journey to the Supreme Court. As you may already know, [...]

June 29, 2011 Features
SCOTUS Seal

SCOTUS Deems Video Games Protected Speech

Earlier today (June 27th), the US Supreme Court announced its historic ruling in the case of Brown v. EMA (formerly Schwarzeneggar v.  EMA). Thanks to this ruling, as of now, video games are officially protected speech, with the weight and [...]

June 27, 2011 Features