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NUTMEG VOLUME 5 is Nancy Drew by way of Scarface

“Spring: The Good Dine Young” collects the series finale of NUTMEG.

NUTMEG VOLUME 5
Writer(s):
James F. Wright
Artist Name(s): Jackie Crofts (art, colors), Josh Eckert (colors), James F. Wright (lettering)
Cover Artist(s): Jackie Crofts
96 pgs./ T / FC
$11.99
Action Lab Entertainment brings you NUTMEG VOLUME 5! This collection includes the previously digital only NUTMEG #13-15, which sees, at long last, the saga of Poppy and Cassia and their illicit brownie-baking empire comes to its bittersweet end here in the series finale.

This is where the journey ends. But with that in mind, it’s still worth picking up if you haven’t been following. Because you can start from the beginning and won’t have to wait or wonder when it all wraps up. 🙂

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Action Lab: Danger Zone’s AWRY launches digital first this week! 

AWRY VOLUME 1
Writer: Wes Locher
Artist: Graeham Jarvis
Cover Artist: Graeham Jarvis

T+ pgs./ 98 / FC
(Pre-Order Here)
An intimate tale about the dangers of space and the importance of family.

The latest in a line of Action Lab: Danger Zone digital-first titles, AWRY is an intergalactic story starring a captain everyone hates and a nervous crew. In the 10 years it took the Phyllos to reach the black hole Formax-C, the crew of four came to loathe one another. But when the mission suddenly goes awry, the astronauts must overcome their differences and work as a team if they hope to survive an unforgiving alien world and make it back home. Fans of Lost in Space or Stargate are sure to enjoy AWRY’s alien worlds, dark humor, and rich characters.

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THIS LOVE SO BRIEF

Written and Illustrated by FRED CHAO

SYNOPSIS: Comics creator Fred Chao put together a small collection of humorous short stories from his love life. Starting off as comical reflections of elementary school crushes, house party hook-ups, and first relationships, these stories delve into themes of the responsibilities that come with age, inevitable life changes, nostalgia, and home. – COMIXOLOGY

This book is a collection of 5 short stories dealing with the authors various bloopers and blunders in his love life. There are a plethora of emotions weaving in and out of these stories, from humor to cringe-worthy awkwardness to deep sadness. I personally relate to some of these stories quite a bit.

The artwork leaves a bit to be desired. It’s not my favorite art...

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Powers in Action #1-2

Created by Art Baltazar
Written by Art Baltazar
Art by Art Baltazar
Letters by Art Baltazar
Cover by Art Baltazar

As shocking as it may be after reading the above credits, Powers in Action is the brainchild of multi-award winning cartoonist and writer, Art Baltazar. An easy way to describe his work for readers without young children would be to compare his style to Genndy Tartakovsky’s work on Power Puff Girls and Dexter’s Laboratory.

The backgrounds are equal parts dynamic and simplistic, but always very colorful. Similarly, both the heroes and villains are slightly goofy in that way only something aimed at kids can be.

The plot in issue #1 is even less relevant than the first issue of most teamup books, but we are introduced to The Hero Squadron and it’s members...

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ZOMBIE TRAMP VOLUME 15: Come pay your respects to “The Death of Zombie Tramp”!

ZOMBIE TRAMP VOLUME 15: THE DEATH OF ZOMBIE TRAMP
Writer(s): Dan Mendoza

Artist Name(s): Celor, Marco Maccagni
Cover Artist(s): Celor
128 pgs./ M / FC
$14.99
ZOMBIE TRAMP VOLUME 15 collects the epic “Death of Zombie Tramp” event. Janey Belle, the eponymous Zombie Tramp and literal voodoo queen, has lost control of her inner monster. Now, her friends and allies must come together to defeat her! Will they be able to save her soul, or has Janey already been lost to her inner demons? This four year anniversary storyline will leave longtime fans surprised and newcomers intrigued!

The story of ZOMBIE TRAMP is not for the feint of heart as it includes grindhouse horror with heart (and skin)...

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