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EGOs #6 Review

And with the sixth issue in, is this really a comic series worth following? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: Continuing the new storyline CRUNCHED: Meet the Cubers—forgotten soldiers from a longago war, now starving to death on a planet full of food. But are they the key to the galactic […]

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EGOs #5 Review

Is this worth a buy? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: Beginning “CRUNCHED,” the EGOs’ biggest storyline yet! The narcissistic super-team of the future returns to battle an invisible threat to the galactic economy. Featuring the erratic Prisoner Seven; The Commander, aged hero of the Crunch War; and a few cruel […]

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Danger Club #6 Review

It’s been nearly two years since the last issue, so should you even bother with this indie title? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: As all of reality collapses, Kid Vigilante travels through the land of the dead in search of salvation. Have you ever closed a comic book and took […]

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Jupiter’s Legacy #5 Review

Does this make up for the delay? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: Meet BARNABAS WOLFE–a former supervillain with Sherlock Holmesian instincts who hunts heroes for the U.S. government. While Brandon and Uncle Walter struggle with their utopian vision for America, Chloe and family live under the radar in Australia. But […]

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CIVIL WAR #1 in 2015?!! WTF MARVEL

Yep you read that right! Hot off their recently announced all-new all-improved Secret Wars, the House of Ideas has seen fit to pull out another gem from their arsenal of popular events. I give you the return of Civil War. So what do we know? Absolutely nothing! All we have is that nifty cover image with no […]

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Black Market #4 Review

Can this amazing series end on a high? Or will it fizzle out on the final hurdle? Read on to find out. The official description from BOOM! Studios: Everything’s looking up for Ray—he’s off the hook for the murder of Hotspot, the crooked cops aiming to blackmail him have been framed and incarcerated, and he […]

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6 Video Games All Comic Book Nerds Should Play At Least Once

One of the best parts of modern day video gaming is the ability to really immerse yourself in an escapist fantasy where you’re strong, agile, intelligent, and good looking, with perfect teeth, no zits, and things always work out in your favor. You’re the hero (or sometimes the villain, whatever works for you) and the […]

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Black Market #3 Review

What will Ray and Denny do when some crooked police find out about their operation? Read on to find out. The official description from BOOM! Studios: The worst thing you can do in the black market business is get sloppy, and Ray has found himself at the beck and call of two very crooked cops.With […]

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EXCLUSIVE! Ken Kristensen talks INDESTRUCTIBLE

While attending this year’s Comic-Con International I was able to sit down with an outstanding scribe, Ken Kristensen. You know him best for Todd, the Ugliest Kid but he’s also the current writer for Indestructible. And there’s more because Jeff Kline, the man behind Darby Pop, chimes in as well. UTF: So Ken [Kristensen], how did you get involved […]

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ADVANCE REVIEW! Black Market #2

Can Black Market continue to change the way we see superheroes? Read on to find out. The official description from BOOM! Studios: Under Denny’s coercion, Ray has successfully procured and sold his first batch of Super DNA on the black market. The scary part? He’s a natural, so much so that he and Denny need […]

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COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: Cosplay Gallery, Part Four

There’s no denying that when the dust settled, the dedicated fanboys and fangirls that graced Comic-Con International in their cosplay finest absolutely rocked it. From beginning to end this multiple day extravaganza oozed with pure awesomeness accentuated by these enthusiasts. What always strikes me about them is that no matter their age, height or shape they’re […]

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ADVANCE REVIEW! Black Market #1

Is this unique twist to the superhero genre a must have or does it fail to impress? Read on to find out. The official description from BOOM! Studios: Ray Willis is a broken man, a disgraced medical examiner making ends meet by preparing corpses at a funeral parlor. His scientific genius is being wasted—that is, until […]

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UTF PODCAST 44: UNCANNY DISAPPOINTMENTS

Welcome to another episode of the Unleash The Fanboy podcast. This week the Comic Book Jerk and I discuss how we as a community have had to deal with some amazing disappointments. From things that no one ever wanted to awkward interpretations of Wonder Woman and Dragon Ball there’s plenty of options out there. So by all means sit […]

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T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #8 Review

Does the arc close out on a high note, or does it fail under its own narrative weight? Read on to find out. The official description from IDW: The battle between S.P.I.D.E.R. and .T.H.U.N.D.E.R. comes to an unforgettable climax. Friends become foes! Foes become friends! As the mysterious Menthor makes his move, the fate of […]

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Indestructible #6 Review

Six issues in: does this new property remain relevant? Read on to find out. The official description from IDW: Greg’s warm welcome into the fraternity of superheroes is a process that –like Rush Week — results in a wicked hangover and foggy memories. While raising a glass to morality, Greg struggles to conceal three bodies […]

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The Bounce #12 Review

Does the latest issue manage to live up to the momentum gained from #11? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: GET READY FOR THE END OF THE WORLD! Nothing you’ve seen so far could prepare you for the event that occurs in this issue! And the Bounce is at ground zero! […]

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