‘Odd Schnozz and the Odd Squad’ Is a Rock ‘n’ Roll Adventure

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I first discovered Oni Press through the works of Jim Mahfood and Chynna Clugston, creators who painstakingly weave music (and musical subcultures) into their comics. So when I learned that Oni was also to be the publisher of a new project from Jeffrey Burandt, AKA: Jef UK of incomparable synth-punkers the Americans UK, it only made sense. Continue reading

‘Powers’ Comes to Blu-Ray and DVD

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If you are a fan of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s ‘Powers’ comic book series, you’ve no doubt at least heard of the ‘Powers’ show. If you missed it, the wait is over as ‘Powers Season 1′ was released on Blu-Ray and DVD yesterday! Continue reading

‘Enemy Ace: War Idyll,’ a Comic on the Subject of All Wars

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There are lots of war hero buffs out there, who know their First and Second World Wars, and also, many who now know a lot about another terrible war: Vietnam. Enough time has passed in order to better understand these conflicts, to read about them and discuss them. Continue reading

Make Mine (Ms.) Marvel

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The lack of female superhero merchandise isn’t news. In fact, it feels like we’re beating a dead horse at this point. Yet the issue persists, and there’s no sign that the mainstream licensing landscape is going to change anytime soon. Characters such as Ms. Marvel and Black Widow continue to be almost entirely absent from store shelves, despite the obvious demand from consumers. Continue reading

Worlds Collide as Johnny Boo Meets Dragon Puncher!

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If you’ve got young kids and you’re not familiar with James Kochalka’s fantastic kids series, you should fix that right away. To date, there are six Johnny Boo books and two Dragon Puncher titles. All are quirky, cute, imaginative, and endlessly re-readable. Now, his two series collide in ‘Johnny Boo Meets Dragon Puncher!’ and sees the most fearsome robot-kitty-warrior teams up with the best little ghost in the world to take on a terrifying Ice Dragon! Continue reading

My DC Comics Essentials

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When DC Comics rebooted its universe a few years ago with an entirely new continuity called “The New 52,” I took to calling it the anti-Corrina reboot because every decision made tended to be the exact opposite of what I wanted to read.

But now that DC has basically rebooted again, their universe looks different. Continue reading

GeekDad Interviews ‘Batman Beyond’ Creative Team

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GeekDad has caught up with the writer/artist team of Dan Jurgens and Bernard Chang to get some insight into their ongoing. There’s also a preview of the first issue included for your reading pleasure. Continue reading

It’s Time to Get Things Started With a Most Sensational Humble Comics Bundle

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This week’s Humble Comics Bundle is, thanks to fine folks at Boom! and Archaia, chock full of Jim Henson-inspired greatness. Humble Bundles are usually fantastic deals, but this week is something special indeed. Continue reading

Marvel Announces Jon Bernthal to Star as The Punisher

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Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ is arguable the best super hero show on the small screen and many might even say it’s the best screen version of a superhero period. Marvel’s announcement today that Jon Bernthal will join the cast in season two just makes me all the more excited for what’s next. Continue reading

That Time My Four Year-Old Schooled Me on Representation

And the casual references? Ugh.
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Our coverage of Marvel’s latest teaser images has brought some snarky comments about “Minority Comics.” Don’t worry, I’m not going to rant about who the real minority of comic fans are again. Instead, I’m going to make a confession: I was once one of those snarking. Continue reading

“All-New, All-Different” Marvel Universe Reboot Revealed (Updated!)

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Marvel has revealed that they will be rebooting a “All-New, All-Different” comic universe hot on the heels of the ‘Secret Wars’ summer event. Continue reading