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Artifact One

ARTIFACT ONE issues 1 and 2

Written and Created by: J.T. Krul & Vince Hernandez

Illustrations by: Romina Moranelli

Colors by: Enrica Eren Angiolini

Letters by: Dez Sienty

Edited by: Gabe Carrasco

Published by: Aspen Comics

Set on Adenia, a world where science is illegal; and to question the gods may cost you your life, Artifact One follows the story Remi as she seeks to uncover the lost history of her people and the truth of a strange artifact bestowed upon her by her father. After Remi and her father are discovered by the Akolouth, the ruling order of religious clerics, she is forced to go on the run. Left with more questions than answers, Remi searches for the truth above all else…even happiness. Her most pressing of which: What is Artifact One, and what do the markings NASA stand for?

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Badassical #3

Susan, Kate and Pandora are trapped in a futuristic reality television show on a city wide scale. There’s evil ninjas, giant robots and liberal amounts of awesome.

Issue one had the three dealing with the loss of a super-science device to the bad guys, and issue two saw Susan facing off against a giant robot.

This is where we pick up.

Pardon me while I shake the rust off and poke my head in briefly for a review on a comic that I personally adore quite a bit. We’ve been together on this crazy ride since early on and look forward to staying on the roller coaster as it continues to barrel forward. Put your hands in the air if you dare, but I might suggest holding on for issue three of Badassical.

Following the events leading up to this point, we rejoin Kate and Susan as they begin their next...

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / Usagi Yojimbo (Extended Edition)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / Usagi Yojimbo, The Expanded Edition. If it feels like you’ve seen this cover before, it’s because you have. The ‘expanded’ edition is now the third printing of this one-shot. First, there was a regular printing, then a hardcover with a few extras, now the expanded edition. Since this is a reprint, let’s reprint my initial review and move on from there.

TMNT and Usagi have a long and storied past.  Both creations first appeared in 1984 as black and white, creator owned, anamorphic characters, with asian influences. By 1989, the Turtles’ franchise was picking up steam, and a conversation between Usagi Creator Stan Sakai and TMNT co-creator Peter Laird resulted in Usagi being released as part of the TMNT Playmate Toys line...

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Vampironica #1 – First Blood

Story: Greg and Meg Smallwood
Lettered: Jack Morelli
Art: Greg Smallwood
Published: Archie Comics Publications 

In another story of the Archie gang for the horror lovers, Veronica is a vampire. After Archie passes on a date night with Veronica for Betty, Veronica pushes Reggie into a date. When she walks into her study to say goodbye to her parents, she sees that they are dead. A stranger emerges (who eerily looks like Spike from Buffy) and attacks Veronica biting her neck. He means to kill her but she escapes. Any person familiar with vampire lore knows that if a vampire bites you but doesn’t kill you, you will become one. Now Veronica is a vampire, what will become of her social life?

These Archie horror series are promising to be really good...

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Dulce: The New Guy

Dulce - Comic Review - Geek-o-Rama

Co-writer/Creator: Eric J Cockrell

Co-writer/Creator: Gene Hoyle

Pencils/Inks: Greg Woronchak

Colors: Avery Ferdinand

Letterer: Michael Waggoner

Editor: Chuck Pineau

Release Date: Currently on Kickstarter

Strange things are said to occur two miles below the surface of the Archuleta Mesa in Dulce, New Mexico at the mysterious Dulce Base. Is it everything they say, or is it worse?

Marcus begins his first day at the mysterious base. With reptilians, fear deities, chimera, monsters, and a variety of races of aliens as friends; who needs enemies? Well, of course there’s one of those too!

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If you know either of the creators of this comic, you’ll have seen all of the hype that they’ve been building up over the past few months...

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