COMIC BOOKS

Inubaka Vol. 6 (Viz Media)

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Written by J. Bowers Thursday, 03 July 2008 17:00

inubaka6-header.jpgA girl who is "crazy for dogs" meets her match in a dashing, sarcastic pet store owner in this canine-related dramedy.

 

 

Negima! Magister Negi Magi Vol. 17 (Del Rey)

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Written by Elizabeth Schweitzer Thursday, 03 July 2008 17:00

negima17-header.jpgWizards! Mechas! Magical cat girls! It's a battle to the finish and boy magician Negi has to fight them all in this fanservice-laden harem series.

 

   

Marvel Comics 07.02.07 | The end of Dark Tower's long road home

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Written by Jason Green Wednesday, 02 July 2008 09:56

darktower-header.jpgThe second miniseries adapting and expanding Stephen King's Dark Tower series reaches its conclusion in Dark Tower: The Long Road Home #5, on sale now. We have a 7-page preview.

 

La Perdida (Pantheon)

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Written by Jaffa Aharonov Thursday, 26 June 2008 17:00

laperdida-header.jpgA young American woman heads to Mexico to find her roots, only to collide with the language barrier and a myriad of missteps in this new edition of Jessica Abel's first long form work.

 

   

Gargoyles: Clan Building Vol. 1 (SLG Publishing)

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Written by Gabe Bullard Thursday, 26 June 2008 17:00

gargoyles-header.gifThe uniquely dark-toned Disney cartoon returns in comics form with its creator at the helm, but can it live up to its animated legacy?

 

 

Water Baby (DC/Minx)

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Written by Byron Kerman Thursday, 19 June 2008 17:00

waterbaby-header.gifRoss Campbell aims for the Suicide Girls demographic with this tale of a hot, bald, tattooed, punker bisexual amputee whose biggest problem isn't her missing leg, it's her deadbeat ex-boyfriend.

   

Image Comics/Shadowline 09.10-17.08 | Vampires n' Aliens!

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 19 June 2008 17:00

deardraculaheader.jpgA young horror movie buff is in for a surprise when he writes a fan letter to his favorite vampire in Dear Dracula, while the army takes on alien invaders in the new pulp sci-fi adventure M-Theory #1.

 

 

My Heavenly Hockey Club Vol. 4 (Del Rey)

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Written by Elizabeth Schweitzer Thursday, 19 June 2008 17:00

mhhc4-header.jpgTomboy Hana is a field hockey player with a big problem: she's flunking her classes, and could be barred from playing her beloved sport forever! Can the gorgeous guys of the Grand Hockey Club help their teammate pull through?

 

   

Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman (Knopf Books)

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Written by Greg O'Driscoll Thursday, 19 June 2008 17:00

bos-header.gifBefore Metropolis, Smallville, and Krypton, Superman came from Cleveland.

 

 

Marvel Comics 07.16-23.08 | He loves you (yeah, yeah, yeah!)

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 19 June 2008 17:00

shehulk_header.jpgA special Secret Invasion tie-in finds Shulkie facing off with Strong Guy and more merry mutants in the 3-part crossover He Loves You, and we've got 5-page previews of the first two chapters in X-Factor #33 and She-Hulk #31. Plus, Iron Fist enters a new era with writer Duane Swierczynski (I can't pronounce it either) and artist Travel Foreman in Immortal Iron Fist #17 and it's Moon Knight vs. Werewolf By Night in Moon Knight #20.

 

   

More Marvel Comics 07.08.08 | War! Good God, Y'all!

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 19 June 2008 17:00

universalwarone_header.jpgMarvel continues their partnership with French publisher Soleil to present this tale of interstellar civil war in Universal War One #1, and we've got a whopping eight preview pages to share. Plus, get the lowdown on Marvel's shapeshifting alien baddies in the guidebook Skrulls!

 

 

Toto! The Wonderful Adventure Vol. 1 (Del Rey)

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Written by Jason Green Friday, 13 June 2008 01:58

toto-header.gifThe tale of a young boy whose name means "scarecrow," his dog Toto, and a girl named Dorothy. Gee, that sounds awfully familiar...

 

   

Marvel Comics 07.09.08 | Ultimate Eternal Origins, Part the Second!

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 12 June 2008 17:00

eternals2-header.jpgIt's second issue time for two of Marvel's hottest new miniseries, as Thena and Ikaris rally the troops in Eternals #2 and the secret of the Cap's Super Soldier serum is revealed in Ultimate Origins #2.

 

 

Marvel Comics 07.02.08 | Hellcat bares her claws

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 12 June 2008 17:00

patsywalkerhellcat.jpgFollowing on her appearance in Marvel Comics Presents, the former Avenger takes the spotlight in Patsy Walker: Hellcat, Agent of the Initiative #1. Plus, Iron Man battles Ezekiel Stane (the son of Obadiah, a.k.a. the big bad in this summer's Iron Man movie) in Invincible Iron Man #3 and the famed superteam returns with Ultimate Nick Fury in tow in Squadron Supreme 2 #1.

 

   

Marvel Comics 06.25.08 | Gambit returns, Whedon wraps up, and Hulk smashes!

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 12 June 2008 17:00

gambit.jpgIs that headline not clear enough? Okay, first, the X-Men's most famous Cajun returns to aid Xavier's quest in X-Men: Legacy #213. Then, Joss Whedon wraps up his fan favorite run on Marvel's hottest teen superteam in Runaways #30. And lastly, it's finally time for the big throw down between the Red Hulk and the Green Hulk in Hulk #4...expect lots of smashing.

 

 

Proof Vol. 1: Goatsucker (Image Comics)

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Written by Greg O'Driscoll Thursday, 05 June 2008 17:00

proof-header.jpgA bigfoot in a business suit works as the mediator between the human world and the things that go bump in the night.

 

   

Golgo 13 Vol. 12: Shadow of Death (Viz Signature)

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Written by Byron Kerman Thursday, 05 June 2008 17:00

golgo12-header.jpgAnother collection of smooth, suave '70s super-assassin Duke Togo's greatest hits.

 

The Wallflower Vol. 13-14 (Del Rey)

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Written by Elizabeth Schweitzer Thursday, 05 June 2008 17:00

wallflower-header.gifFour very hot (and very broke) guyshave struck the deal of a lifetime with their landlady: turn her reclusive niece, Sunako, into a "lady," and they can live rent free. There's only one problem; Sunako's going to fight to the death to keep her creepy Goth lifestyle!

 

   

Marvel Comics 06.25 and 07.02.08 | Ultiamtes 3 returns, plus Dark Tower Almanac

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 05 June 2008 17:00

ultimates3header.jpgMarvel brings you your guide to the Stephen King universe in Dark Tower: End-World Almanac, plus Ultimates 3 #4 is (finally!) on its way, and we have a look at covers from superstar artists Joe Madureira and David Finch.

 

 

Angel: After The Fall #1-7 (IDW Publishing)

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Written by J. Bowers Thursday, 29 May 2008 17:00

angelheader.jpgJoss Whedon continues his unfairly cancelled vampire-detective spinoff of Buffy the Vampire Slayer in comic book form, showing what would have happened had there been a season 6.

 

   

North World Vol. 1: The Epic of Conrad (Oni Press)

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 29 May 2008 17:00

northworld-header.jpgNorth World plays like the unholy union of Lord of the Rings and Garden State, but what's surprising is how well the combo works.

 

 

Marvel Comics 06.04.08 | Ultimate Origins

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 29 May 2008 17:00

ultorigin-header.jpgMarvel prepares to shake the Ultimate universe to its very core in Ultimate Origins #1, due on stands in less than a week. We have a 6-page preview, plus some special promotional art. Then, Incredible Hercules #117 gets a second printing, and we have the new cover.

 

   

Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 (Villard)

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Written by Jim Ousley Thursday, 22 May 2008 17:00

mouseguardfall-header.jpgLavishly illustrated, beautifully detailed, and smartly paced, this tale of a legendary band of mouse warriors is more than satisfying.

 

 

Too Cool to Be Forgotten (Top Shelf)

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Written by Gabe Bullard Thursday, 22 May 2008 17:00

tctbf-header.jpgThe creator of Box Office Poison easily dodges clichés in this story of a middle aged man who tries to quit smoking and winds up back in high school.

 

   

Blackgas (Avatar)

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Written by Byron Kerman Thursday, 22 May 2008 17:00

blackgas-header.jpgAcclaimed author Warren Ellis ventures into splatter-porn with this zombie-horror collection that doesn't skimp on the gore or the depravity.

 

 

Hercules: The Thracian Wars #1-2 (Radical Comics)

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Written by Elizabeth Schweitzer Thursday, 22 May 2008 17:00

herc-header.jpgNew publisher Radical Comics enters the fray with this brutal retelling of a classic Greek myth.

 

   

Marvel Comics 06.11.08 | The Eternals Return

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 22 May 2008 17:00

eternals-header.jpgOn the heels of Neil Gaiman's hit series, the Knaufs and artist Daniel Acuña some of Kirby's finest in The Eternals #1, while an Alexandre Dumas classic gets a comics spin in Marvel Illustrated: The Three Musketeers #1.

 

Marvel Comics 06.04-11.08 | Judge a Book by its Cover

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 15 May 2008 17:00

skrull.jpgI know "they" say you shouldn't do that, but that's all the Marvel preview gods have for us to share this week! Check out upcoming covers, variants, and second prints of Invincible Iron Man, Iron Man: Viva Las Vegas, Ultimate Origins, and a whole heap o' Secret Invasion tie-ins. Covers can't be all we have to offer, can it? Ah, we'll throw in a 5-page preview of the Stephen King adaptation Dark Tower: The Long Road Home as a special bonus. Just for you.

 

   

Black Hole softcover (Pantheon)

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Written by Nick Main Thursday, 15 May 2008 17:00

bh-header.gifCharles Burns' haunting, Harvey Award-winning series is collected in a new, more affordable format.

 

 

Image Comics/Shadowline 08.06.08 | A Tale of Two Serial Killers

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Written by Jason Green Tuesday, 13 May 2008 09:28

roberts.jpgThey may look like doddering old men, but they're really psycho killers, qu'est-ce que c'est? The Boston Stranger and the Zodiac Killer live out their golden years in The Roberts #1.

   

Nodame Cantabile Vol. 11-12 (Del Rey)

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Written by Elizabeth Schweitzer Thursday, 08 May 2008 17:00

nodame-header.jpgParis is a city for lovers and musicians, but what happens when you're both? Megumi Noda struggles to balance her love life and conservatory studies, but it's not easy when your conductor boyfriend becomes a star and starts touring all over Europe!

 

 

Therefore Repent! (IDW Publishing)

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Written by Byron Kerman Thursday, 08 May 2008 17:00

repent-header.jpgWhat if the religious right, are right? This post-Rapture graphic novel tries to answer the question without playing out like "Bible camp for heathens."

   

Marvel Comics 05.28.08 | King Hulk

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 08 May 2008 17:00

kinghulkheader.jpgThe not-so-jolly, not-so-green-these-days giant takes on all comers in King-Size Hulk #1, with art from Art Adams, Frank Cho, and classic 70s Hulk artist Herb Trimpe.

 

 

The Clouds Above (Fantagraphics)

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Written by Jaffa Aharonov Thursday, 01 May 2008 17:00

cloudsabove-header.jpgJordan Crane's not-quite-children's book—now available in a new softcover edition—is so enjoyable it's almost good enough to eat.

 

   

Fairy Tail Vol. 1-2 (Del Rey)

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Written by Jason Green Thursday, 01 May 2008 17:00

ft-header.jpgA young sorceress joins the leagues of an elite wizards' guild in this new action/adventure series from the creator of Rave Master.

 

 

Mamotte! Lollipop vols. 1-4 (Del Rey)

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Written by Elizabeth Schweitzer Thursday, 01 May 2008 17:00

mamotte-header.jpgNina is looking for the perfect boy, but she better be careful what she wishes for! When handsome novice wizards Zero and Ichi literally fall from the sky, they bring along the whole wizarding world and a host of problems.

 

   

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