Mann About the Racks: Green Lantern #24

Green Lantern Relic
As I have often described, it is quite difficult to recommend comic books to the new reader that are so entrenched in history. Green Lantern is one of those books but this may be the best time to see what our emerald heroes are all about. Up till this year there was one leading voice to the Green Lantern books, a man named Geoff... more →
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Mann About the Racks: X-Men Battle of the Atom

X-Men - Battle of the Atom Banner
The first time I ever ventured into a comic shop, it was because I adored the X-Men cartoon. So I will always be an X-Men fan first and foremost no matter what. It recent times it has not been easy being a mutant, and it is no spoiler if I tell you that Professor X has died at the hands of a Phoenix possessed Cyclops and the X-Men... more →
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Mann About The Racks: REVIVAL #12

revival
Revival is a creator owned book published by Image comics, and is about the undead in a small rural town in Wisconsin. I am so tempted to say, “If you like zombies then you will love this book” but it does not quite fit that category. Revival is actually a book about the no longer dead that are sentient and not necessarily violent,... more →
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Mann About The Racks: Batman #21 ZERO YEAR

Batman #21
Given the principle of this post is on introducing new readers to the genre, then you may wonder how can you possibly find somewhere to start with Batman? If you ask any comic fan or casual superhero moviegoer their favourite character, Bruce will often figure high on that list. So much so, that this is the reason why there are so... more →
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Mann About The Racks: The Wake #1

The Wake #1 thumbnail
There is an enigma about the deep sea that makes it a wonderful environment for horror and mystery. The darkness and silence of depth gives an eerie feel to any adventure. This is the world in which this book resides and it takes full advantage of its surroundings. Welcome to The Wake. The story begins in the future and shows a city... more →
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Mann About The Racks: Morning Glories #26

Morning Glories 026 (2013) (Digital) (Darkness-Empire) 01
You are about to sit down and watch the new season of your favourite sci-fi drama, and it begins with a new scene interspersed with old season flashbacks. It excites you and helps you remember why you loved it so much in the first place, building the anticipation. This is how Morning Glories begins and it focuses on just one well-known... more →
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Mann About The Racks: Guardians of the Galaxy #1

Rocket
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Well just outside earth and…er… in the present day, there are aliens, called the Badoon ready to attack. It’s not just a single race that is interested in Earth but many others, because the King of the Spartax has decided it needs to stand-alone, unprotected. It was not always this... more →
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Mann About The Racks: Avengers Assemble #12

Avengers Assemble #12 team shot
Editor’s Note:  This is the first of what will be a monthly column by Kulbir, in which he highlights a comic that he thinks is a great entry point for new readers.  Special thanks to Mr. William B. West for the title.  Agree, disagree, have a suggestion, or just want to call us names?  Leave your feedback in comments at... more →
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