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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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KISS/ARMY OF DARKNESS #2 (OF 5)

KISS/ARMY OF DARKNESS #2 (OF 5)

WRITERS

CHAD BOWERS AND CHRIS SIMS

ART

RUAIRí COLEMAN

COLORS

TIMOTHY C. BROWN

LETTERS

TROY PETERI

EDITOR

KEVIN KETNER

ON SALE DATE: 3/28

Ash Williams is late to the party. And by party, we mean traveling back in time to fight the Army of Darkness. Things look pretty bleak for the Chosen One until he finds out he has some new allies…the rock’n’roll warriors known as KISS!

Kiss and Evil Dead (or I guess technically Army of Darkness) have different pedigrees when it comes to their stories and adaptations and for me that colors my expectations and enjoyment of this comic.

The biggest issue is right now Ash Vs Evil Dead is on it’s 3rd Season on Stars and it’s so much fun in it’s crude and gory way.

That means the bar is raised high for the comic to ca...

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Titan Comics To Publish Bloodborne Comics – Based On The Critically Acclaimed Videogame Series!

TITAN COMICS TO PUBLISH BLOODBORNE COMICS – BASED ON THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED VIDEOGAME SERIES!

New original comic adventures based in the eldritch world of the best-selling video game!

Discover the terrifying secrets of Old Yharnam in a brand-new Bloodborne comic series from Titan Comics, which spins out of JAPAN Studio and Fromsoftware’s critically-acclaimed Bloodborne videogame!

The Bloodborne videogame series debuted on PlayStation®4 in late March 2015. As announced at the SCEJA Press Conference 2015, Bloodborne went on to sell more than 2 million copies, as well as expanding the game world with an expansion DLC, “The Old Hunters” which launched on November 24, 2015. Nominated for eight Golden Joystick Awards, the blood-chilling videogame won “PlayStation

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