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NEW COMICS – 13/04/2011

Dark Horse Hellboy: Buster Oakley Gets His Wish DC Comics Adventure Comics #525 All New Batman The Brave And The Bold #6 Batgirl #20 Batman And Robin #22 Birds Of Prey #11 Booster Gold #43 Cinderella Fables Are Forever #3…

THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

Orc Stain #6 by James Stockoe Image Tom says: If I were Image I would be really bloody proud to be putting out Orc Stain. Lazy reviewers might use phrases like ‘enjoyable romp’, ‘visual feast’ and ‘like Moebius on LSD’.…

EPISODE 17

This week the Orbiting Pod crew review Fish Police Vol. 1, Pinocchio and Caligula #1, interview Rich Johnston and Gary Erskine about their recently released Royal Wedding comics, and discuss newly announced Kapow! guests, Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis’s upcoming relaunch of…

NEW COMICS – 06/04/2011

Dark Horse Axe Cop Bad Guy Earth #2 (of 3) BPRD Dead Remembered #1 (of 3) Conan Legacy Frazetta Cover #7 (of 8) Dollhouse Epitaphs One Shot King Conan Scarlet Citadel #2 Let Me In Crossroads #4 (of 4) Solomon…

THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

Jimmy Olsen #1 by Nick Spencer and RB Silva DC Liz says: Book of the week? Book of the year is more like it! This double-sized issue which collects the Action Comics back-up strips and completes the story, epitomizes the…

KALEIDOSCOPE: A NEW LOOK AT BRITISH COMICS

The alternative comics scene in the UK is currently experiencing a true golden age, with young publishers such as Blank Slate, Nobrow and Self-Made Hero and anthologies like the wonderful Solipsistic Pop shining a light on the work of new…

EPISODE 16

In this thrilling episode we discuss both sides of horror with Hellraiser #1 and Neonomicon #4 before moving on to the surprisingly good Captain America and Batroc: The Leaper. We also touch on Marvel’s C2E2 announcements, Greg Capullo’s dilemma and…

NEW COMICS – 30/03/11

DC Comics Action Comics #899 American Vampire #13 Detective Comics #875 Gotham City Sirens #21 Green Arrow #10 (Brightest Day) Green Lantern Emerald Warriors #8 (War Of Gl) Jack Of Fables #50 Jimmy Olsen #1 JLA The 99 #6 (Of…

THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

The Finder Library vol. 1 by Carla Speed McNeil Dark Horse Simon says: Carla Speed McNeil’s fantastic ‘aboriginal science fiction’ series from the late ’90s finally gets the omnibus treatment in this nice thick paperback which collects the series’s originally…