Jun 29

Nereus

The Wake #2 Company: Vertigo Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Sean Murphy I have a saying in life; any comic that starts off with a megalodon is going to be good.  Thus by the basic megalodon makes shit awesome theory, The Wake #2 is good.  Scott Snyder smartly starts off the second issue with some back …

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Jun 29

Super-Powered Day Jobs for Super-Powered Teens

Kieron Gillen and guest artist Kate Brown take a break from the ongoing adventures of their Young Avengers to catch up with two fan-favorite characters – Speed, Wiccan’s sort-of-twin-brother, and Prodigy, a de-powered mutant. Does Young Avengers #6 provide enough fun and mystery to keep readers interested? Thankfully, the answer is yes.

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Jun 24

New Avengers Begins a New Arc

New Avengers #7 by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato picks up one month after the last arc. The Illuminati deal with the fallout of their actions, internal conflicts arise, and seeds are planted for the future. But does Hickman’s companion to Avengers pose the same obstacles to new readers? Hit the jump to find out.

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Jun 24

ComixBrew Episode #3

Download File | Subscribe to us on iTunes Episode #3: Recorded on 6/22/13. Josh welcomes a guest host while Chris is away, and for the first time ever on ComixBrew, the guys get to use ACTUAL MICS. The two cover some nerdy news, two new drinks, four comics that hit shelves last week, and take …

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Jun 23

I’ve Got a Six Pack

Company: Magic Hat Style: Pale Ale Availability: Year Round I have found my new party beer, and it breaks my heart it is an IPA.  I tried in the past to bring Black Butte Porter or even Irish Death to parties, but always ended up drinking most of them.  Everyone has their go to beer, …

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Jun 23

I Love Living in the City

This review will be different from the couple I have done. This review will be a review of various beers from the Naked City Brewing Company. Recently we went to the Puyallup River Alehouse for their local brewer’s spotlight (various Thursdays they have a different local brewery in to showcase beers and give prizes away) and …

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Jun 22

A Farewell to Oa

You’ve seen me praise Geoff Johns as the reason I have such a passion for the Green Lantern set of heroes and villains – and comic books in general. John effectively surrounded himself with like-minded artists to produce a coalition of creators responsible for the biggest – and perhaps best – stories ever told concerning …

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Jun 22

Maybe It’s Worth a Second Look

My major problem with Marvel is that their all build up with a poor finish. When I say this, I’m referring to the amazing potential of cross-overs like X-Men: Second Coming, Siege, Fear Itself, Shadowland, and Avengers vs. X-Men. Each of these stories left a sour taste in their wakes. And I think it’s the …

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Jun 20

Some Mid-Week Shelf Porn

It’s been a slow week for me as far as comics go, and while I will have some reviews later this week, I thought it would be good for some of you to see where I’m coming from. My collection has grown steadily since 2008, so much so that I had to build a bookcase …

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Jun 17

ComixBrew Episode #2

Episode #2: In our second episode – recorded on 6/15/2013 –  Josh and Chris rant about some of the news of the previous week. Josh saw Man of Steel and has a nice little story to tell, and Chris reveals something new hitting the shelves from Boom! and tells us about E3. They also get …

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