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Review: Original Sin #5

Jason Aaron steps on the brakes, slowing the brisk pace of his revelation filled narrative in this current issue that trades dynamic character interaction and up-tempo timing for meticulously detailed exposition and historic flashbacks - all in the cause of more fully examining the character of … [Read More...]

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Review: Original Sin #5

Jason Aaron steps on the brakes, slowing the brisk pace of his revelation filled narrative in this current issue that trades dynamic character interaction and … [Read More...]

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Review: Rocket Raccoon #1

Skottie Young and Jean-Francois Beaulieu could have gone for an obvious cash grab when given the opportunity to work on a Rocket Raccoon solo series. It's a … [Read More...]

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Original Sin #1 Review – Jason Aaron & Mike Deodato

Right off the bat, Original Sin doesn't feel like a normal event. This superhero story occupies a space where the stakes aren't clearly defined, the culprit could … [Read More...]

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Review – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I waited months to see Captain America: The First Avenger. I was worried that they would take one of Marvel's great characters, and make a film that took his title … [Read More...]

Press Releases / Industry News

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Sunglasses After Dark Collected Edition

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vampire Cult Classic Sunglasses After Dark Gets Collected  Nancy A. Collins’ Celebrated Comic Book Series Becomes Her First Graphic … [Read More...]

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Star Trek Meets Planet of the Apes

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Star Trek™ Meets Planet Of The Apes! IDW Publishing Partners With Boom! Studios For Epic Crossover San … [Read More...]

Other Companies

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Sunglasses After Dark Collected Edition

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vampire Cult Classic Sunglasses After Dark Gets Collected  Nancy A. Collins’ Celebrated Comic Book Series Becomes Her First Graphic … [Read More...]

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Star Trek Meets Planet of the Apes

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Star Trek™ Meets Planet Of The Apes! IDW Publishing Partners With Boom! Studios For Epic Crossover San … [Read More...]

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Deadly Class: Heavy And I Like It

I have an evolving monthly pull list of only four or five titles, and one of them for the past six months has been Deadly Class. Co-created by Rick Remender and … [Read More...]

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Political Cartoons Collection: The Story of Puck

What Fools These Morals Be: The Story of PUCK! The Most Important U.S. Political Satire and Cartoon Magazine Gets Collected San Diego, CA (June 26, 2014) – … [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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Review: Moth City Season 3 Part 1 – Tim Gibson

Moth City is almost completely unrecognisable from where it began. While writer/artist Tim Gibson warned us, introducing this series as a blend of film noir, horror and the Chinese manhua, but nothing could prepare fans for how much horror it would manifest. … [Read More...]

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Oz Comic-Con Year 2: Onwards and Upwards

It's only a week or so until 2013's series of Oz Comic-Cons commence. I attended last year's Melbourne show and personally had a good time, but there were some fairly significant organisational issues (here's a piece I wrote last year for Bleeding Cool on it). … [Read More...]

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Non-Canonical’s 150 Milestone Event

It's a regular wish of mine to live in Melbourne - for a whole range of reasons, one of which is it has one hell of an active comics community. One very prominent example are the guys who run the Non-Canonical Comics Podcast (here's a piece I wrote over at … [Read More...]

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Mini-Reviews: Daredevil, Judge Dredd and Todd The Ugliest Kid

Having completed reading all my monthly pull list, here's some brief thoughts on each: Daredevil End of Days #6: Dreading this series ending in two issues. Is there one good reason you haven't bought this yet? Daredevil #24: The current story arc could … [Read More...]

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2013 Comics Highlights

It's the time of the year where we look back on the previous 12 months and the highlights and lowlights. Kimberley Griffiths and I dragged ourselves off our respective summer couches to throw some bouquets and brickbats: Kimberley's take 1. /Hawkeye … [Read More...]