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Wollongong Comic Shop: Make It A Reality

For those living in the Illawarra region of NSW, you may be interested that there's a crowd funding campaign underway. Berkeley resident Shane Mason is opening a comic chop, The Comic Cafe, in the Wollongong Central on the 16th May to coincide with the Comic Gong extravaganza the same day. The … [Read More...]

Marvel and DC

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Review: Darth Vader #1 and #2

Marvel had lots to live up to when they took over the reins from Dark Horse in telling Star Wars stories in comics. The first two issues of Darth Vader prove they've … [Read More...]

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Review: Sandman Overture #4

I’ll admit. I read issue 4 and was confused. There has been a long wait between issues, even on top of the gaps for the Sandman Overture Special Editions. (Which I’m … [Read More...]

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Batman # 38 Review – Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo

Since I started writing for The Comics Herald I've learned a lot about comics, both in the way the proverbial sausage is made and how I tackle reviewing them. I'd … [Read More...]

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Daredevil TV Series Trailer: Watch It Here

It's not long until April 10th. I have to keep telling myself that. So what do you think? Looking good? … [Read More...]

Press Releases / Industry News

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IDW Releases Disney Monthly Titles

Pree release below in full. I can see this going starkly one way or the other - they'll sell gangbusters or flop spectacularly based on the remaining level of public … [Read More...]

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Image Goes Mail Order

Well here's a bit of news I didn't expect. Image Comics have gotten themselves into the direct subscription and mail order business big-time, offering dozen of … [Read More...]

Other Companies

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Review: Usagi Yojimbo Senso #6

Not a dream, not a hoax, not an imaginary story. Well, actually, it’s kinda one of those. (Warning. This review is from a long-time Usagi Yojimbo fan. He tried to … [Read More...]

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50-Word Review: Deadly Class #10

I don't read comics for laughs, expecially Deadly Class. Issue #10 keeps a frenetic pace, but still manages to add a scene that had me laughing big time. It's … [Read More...]

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Review: Red Baron Book 2 – Rain of Blood

Red Baron Book 2 Rain of Blood By Pierre Veys and Carlos Puerta Published by Cinebook Warning: Review with major spoilers Red Baron on first impression is an … [Read More...]

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IDW Releases Disney Monthly Titles

Pree release below in full. I can see this going starkly one way or the other - they'll sell gangbusters or flop spectacularly based on the remaining level of public … [Read More...]

Webcomics

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Gold Humour: Texts From Superheroes

Thanks to a friend letting me know about the site Texts From Superheroes, I can pass it on to you to enjoy as well. Here's one example: Now go check out the … [Read More...]

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Webcomic Wednesday – Moth City Part 4

You can never have too much of a good thing. That's why this week, for Webcomic Wednesday, I return through the digital space to look at Tim Gibson's Moth City, as … [Read More...]

Random Goodness

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50-Word Review: Daredevil #36

Waid finishes Daredevil's superhero life in New York, makes a nice transition to the new series set in San Francisco. Foggy's fate is left hanging, but everything else is tied up neatly as you'd expect. One of the better plots for the east to west coast … [Read More...]

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Review: Todd, The Ugliest Kid On Earth – Perker and Kristensen

This new release from Image comics is something a little outside the superhero schtick to say the least. The central character, Todd (surprise!), is a kid who's constantly bullied and is considered so ugly by his mother that he's forced to wear a bag on his … [Read More...]

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Comic Gong – 2nd Year and Growing

As a Wollongong local, I'm a bit excited by this, but that aside, Comic Gong is shaping up to be one hell of a day. Organised by Wollongong City Council's Library Services, Comic Gong had its inaugural outing in 2013 and it's back in a much expanded form … [Read More...]

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Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 ep. 2: 0-8-4

After the cliché laden clunker that was the pilot episode of SHIELD, you can imagine my trepidation going into the second episode. Despite my concern, however, I do like to give every new series three episodes before deciding whether or not I'll continue … [Read More...]

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New X-Men Movie: It’s Dinklage Time

In case you didn't know, the next X-Men movie is Days of Future Past, likely covering the iconic issues 141 and 142 of Uncanny X-Men. The film's director Bryan Singer has tweeted that Peter Dinklage is on board as a cast member, without saying which … [Read More...]