Category Archives: Comics

Book review: The Completely Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green

The Completely Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green By Eric Orner Published by Northwest Press ISBN 978-1928720826 Review copy provided by the publisher (Thanks, Zan!) Review by Ginger Mayerson I liked The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green comics. … Continue reading

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Movie review: “Stripped” the comics documentary

So I went to the premiere of Stripped at the ArcLight in Hollywood last night and liked it a lot. If you’re into comics, syndicated or web, comics history, a man whose job title is Comics Historian (what great job), … Continue reading

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Come back, Frank and His Friend

What happens when beloved fictional characters go away? I’ve been thinking about how much I miss fictional characters when they’re gone – and it all started because some of those lost characters are kind of coming back.

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Convention Report: BENTcon 2011

I was only able to attend BENTcon 2 at the Bonaventure Hotel in downtown LA on Sunday December 4th. It was, I’m told in full swing from Friday night, and I’m sure I missed some good events and panels but … Continue reading

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Comic Con 2011 Flickr set

I’m working on the CCSD reports. Here’s the Flickr set to amuse you while I write.

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MoCCA 2011 – Saturday Here I am!

On Saturday, I had a couple of events to attend, but the first thing I was able to head to was the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival, otherwise known as MoCCA. People who weren’t able to come to … Continue reading

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Convention report: BENTcon 2010

BENTcon 2010 4232 Melrose Los Angeles CA 12-7PM, December 5, 2010 This was the first BENTcon, a select group of GLBT comics creators in a nice little space on Melrose. According to Charles “Zan” Christensen, this is the first ever … Continue reading

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Comic Con 2009

Ummmmmmm…….

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Book review: Iron Man: Beneath the Armor

Iron Man stormed into theaters in 2008 introducing him to a world that may have never known him otherwise. This history into Iron Man fills in the gaps and lets you know how the original story went down. Continue reading

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Manga Review: Wolverine Prodigal Son 1

The story follows young Logan as he trains in a secluded, Canadian dojo. He was left there several years earlier with no memory of who he was or where he came from. At the school, Logan must master his martial arts skills without falling back on his incredible healing factor. Like most schools, Logan doesn’t get along with everyone but has a few very close friends.
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Comic review: Fables 75

Fables #75 (War and Pieces 3 of 3) Story: Bill Willingham Art: Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Andrew Pepoy Coloring: Lee Loughridge Letters: Todd Kline Cover: James Jean Publisher: Vertigo (2008) ASIN: B001F26WQI Review by Budd Black Fables #75 is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Batman Unauthorized

Batman Unauthorized: Vigilantes, Jokers, and Heroes in Gotham City Edited by Dennis O’Neil with Leah Wilson Published by Benbella Books, Inc. ISBN10: 1933771305 ISBN13: 9781933771304 Review by Linda Yau With the New York Comic Con approaching in several more weeks, … Continue reading

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iPhone comics from iVerse Media

Comics ought to be a great type of content to read on a hand-held computer, but I haven’t been really excited about comics on a hand-held device until now. iVerse Media has created a great reading experience on the iPhone with their iVerse Comic Reader. This app could be a case study on how to make digital comics work well on the small screen. Continue reading

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Comic Review: World of Warcraft: Ashbringer #1

World of Warcraft: Ashbringer #1 Written by Micky Neilson Art by Ludo Lullabi and Tony Washington Published by WildStorm Review by Jilly Gee The first of a four-part miniseries titled Ashbringer, this comic shows readers the life of Alexandros Mograine, … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Korgi: The Cosmic Collector

Korgi: The Cosmic Collector Story and Art: Christian Slade Published by Top Shelf Productions ISBN-10: 1-60309-010-x ISBN-13: 978-1-60309-010-0 Review by Kris Korgi Hollow is the home for many magical creatures, namely Mollies and Korgis. Mollies are fairy-like creatures and they … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Johnny Boo: The Best Little Ghost in the World

Johnny Boo: The Best Little Ghost in the World Story and Art: James Kochalka Published by Top Shelf Productions ISBN-10: 1-60309-013-4 ISBN-13: 978-1-60309-013-1 Review by Kris Johnny Boo is not only the best little ghost in the world, but he’s … Continue reading

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