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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Wealth Gap Heroes

cost of being batman
Money can’t buy me love? That’s no problem for Batman, who says, “It bought me gadgets, cars, property, and influence.” It doesn’t bother Iron Man either, who reminds us, “Money paid for this fancy, high-powered armor.”   So, maybe those aren’t direct quotes, but money has been... more →
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Mann About The Racks: The Wake #1

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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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Give Comics a Chance

It’s like reading’s best kept secret or something.  It’s like two storytelling mediums got married one afternoon, only you missed the reception. I don’t read comics because I think it makes me cool, but it does in fact make me cool. Where were you when Reed Richards was put on trial, when Batman caught the... more →
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HERO PICKS: May 15, 2013

dream merchant #1
Doomsday.1 #1 Writer/Artist:  John Byrne The Earth may have dodged a bullet on 12/21/2012, but there are worse things in store for our little blue planet. Seven adventurers aboard the International Space Station watch in horror as most of the world is decimated by a monster solar flare. And their only choice is to return to the... more →
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HERO PICKS – May 08, 2013

Uber #1
Here are the books we are looking forward to the most this week.   Avengers #11 Written by Jonathan Hickman Art by Dustin Weaver   Two words, Hickman, Jonathan       Batman #20 Written by Scott Snyder Art by Greg Capullo   The finale to a small two part tale.  A nice change of pace from the long stories we... more →
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Mann About The Racks: Morning Glories #26

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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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Let me start by being a little blunt. Collecting has become integrated into the nature of comics and most readers don’t want to part with their comics. We don’t like asking or begging for donations that often. We would rather people see our site, tweets, or read our content and then donate because they like what we are doing... more →
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HERO PICKS: Week of May 1, 2013

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All-New X-Men #11 Writer:  Brian M. Bendis Artist:  Stuart Immonen   If you aren’t reading this already, WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?  The best X-Men book in a long time.  It can be read alone, without a need to read the other X-Books.         Hawkeye #10 Writer:  Matt Fraction Artist:  Francesco Francavilla   The... more →
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