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Thursday Comic Review: Carbon Grey

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Carbon Grey is a beautifully presented comic. The simplicity of the narrative blends in a poetic way with the detailed art. Orange, red, and peach hues tint the world through their reflection of the colors present in the vast amounts of fire, blood, and bare skin.  Though the narrative was well-done and the art was amazing, [...]

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Thursday Comic Review: Marvel’s .1 Initiative – Fantastic or Flopping Attempt to Draw in New Readers?

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Back in October, Marvel announced its Point One Initiative. The basic idea behind the initiative is to provide a clear and easy “jumping on” point for new readers to several long-running series. These special issues would be clearly marked with .1 after the regular issue number (ex. The Amazing Spiderman 654.1). For continuing readers, the .1 [...]

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Read Critically Acclaimed Echoes #1 online for FREE

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I’ve been singing the praises of this comic since its debut. Now you can see for yourself. Comic Book Resouces brings you Echoes #1 for free, with optional commentary by Josh Fialkov. If you like what you read, definitely check out the Lytherus interview with author Josh Fialkov. [...]

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Spider-Man joins the FF

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Spider-Man joins the Fantastic Four?  Well, not quite. Check out this news release from Marvel, explaining the new FF. There is no more Fantastic Four, so just what is the FF? This March, the creative team of Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting present the over-sized FF #1, introducing the biggest new super hero team of the century! [...]

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Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire to be made a comic

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Bantam Books has announced today, February 2, 2011, that they have acquired the comic book and graphic novel rights to George R.R. Martin’s bestselling fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire. The novels will be adapted into a monthly comic book series to be published by Dynamite Entertainment. This adaptation will be written by Daniel Abraham [...]

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Black Panther Movie in the Works

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Undeniably, the comic book series Black Panther would translate spectacularly to the big screen. Apparently Marvel is of the same opinion. This movie idea has been tossed around the table for decades now, and finally it looks to be within reach of coming to fruition. Marvel Studios is again considering bringing the T’Challa, king of the [...]

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TCR – Age of X: Alpha

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Age of X: Alpha premiered yesterday, January 27. X-men fans have been waiting and speculating to find out if this universe crossing story arch is just going to be the new version of the Age of Apocalypse for this decade. While admittedly here and there I experienced similar feelings induced by this introduction to Age of [...]

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Peter & Max: A Fables Novel (Sample first 2 E-Book chapters free!)

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PETER & MAX: A FABLES NOVEL by Bill Willingham and with spot illustrations by Steve Leialoha is available today as an E-Book from Vertigo priced at $9.99. (Also available for Kindle at Amazon.com priced at $7.99.) This book, originially published in hardcover in December 2010, was based off of the extremely popular Fables comic book series published by Vertigo. [...]

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Captain America: A Little Help (Raising Suicide Prevention Awareness)

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The classic image of Captain America is being used to battle more than just imaginary bad guys. I got to be honest with this one. It made me tear up a little. I have already done my new release review for the week, but I have to write up something on this short, 12 page comic. [...]

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Infinite Vacation: Review

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As many comics have done before it, The Infinite Vacation explores the concept of alternate realities. Writer Nick Spencer and Artist Christian Ward offer a rather different take of the topic than anything I have seen done in a comic book format, though several movies immediately popped to mind. Think Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind meets Total Recall meets the Sims, [...]

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