Category Archives: Comic books

Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Grayson’

“A Spy Reborn.” The older Boy Wonder is back, and he is ready to rock in the latest DC Comic title “Grayson.”

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Comic Book Wednesday: “Not the Israel my parents promised me”

Are you in need of a long summer read? Do you like history, but have a hard time concentrating while reading line after blurry black-and-white line? I have a great comic book for you to read: Harvey Pekar’s “Not the … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘The Saviors’

Do you need a dose of alien horror fiction added to your comic subscription list? Despite its unassuming title, “The Saviors” is your latest choice.

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘The Woods’

The first few pages of “The Woods” are like the scenes from “Glee” minus the singing, but the rest of the story takes a horrific turn worth reading.

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From Page to Projector: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

I love superhero movies. The “Avengers” movies, the bevy of Batman films, the Spider-Man franchise (both of them!) — the genre is filled with exciting, engaging and occasionally thought-provoking films. One of the first big modern superhero franchises was Marvel’s … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Umbral’

“When the bards sing songs of my life, they probably won’t mention this part. The part where I fell into the Umbral and couldn’t get out.” This is the beginning of a new horror fantasy comic titled “Umbral.”

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Pretty Deadly’

I’m not sure how to begin describing the opening scenes of the comic “Pretty Deadly” because so much happens to set up the story in the first few pages.

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Alex + Ada’

Feel lonely? Just got your heart broken? Fill the void with an android boyfriend or girlfriend, which is the premise of Image Comics’ “Alex + Ada.”

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Autism awareness comic book creators to hold “Face Value Comics” signings

Dover resident David Kot started off with an idea to create a handbook to help with his autism spectrum research — and now he created a comic titled “Face Value Comics.”

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Rat Queens’

It’s a woman’s world for Dee, Hannah, Violet and Betty, a rowdy foursome of fearless fighters in Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch’s “Rat Queens.”

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