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The Flash / Speed Buggy Special #1

Speed Buggy has an interesting place in Hanna-Barbera’s history. Depending on who you talk to the show was amazing and inspirational, or repetitive and derivative. It directly recycles plots from Josie and the Pussy Cats, it’s often compared to the Scooby Doo gang (or at least the Mystery Machine), and not much more than H-B trying to ride on the popularity of Speed Racer with Herbie the Love Bug. It’s just one of the many, many, vehicles to cross the small screen.

So in this version, the Speed Buggy was created by Dr. M. Blanc, one of the original founders of S.T.A.R. Labs, to allow non-metas to access the Speed Force. Flash eventually agrees to help him test the vehicle, not because he wants to help but because he wants the scientist meddling with the Speed Force alone even less...

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Marvel Reveals New CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 Variant Art by John Cassaday!

An all-new story for Steve Rogers begins this summer, from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Leinil Yu!

New York, NY— Marvel is excited to celebrate CAPAIN AMERICA #1 from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Leinil Yu with a new variant cover from superstar artist John Cassaday!

Fans got a sneak peek at the creative team’s story in the Avengers/Captain America Free Comic Book Day issue and praise is already high for the new series, with Adventures In Poor Taste claiming “the story presented here is almost dreamlike and should pique readers’ interest.”

Don’t miss the opportunity to dive into this fresh new adventure July 4th, when CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 hits comic shops!

To see all Captain America #1 variants, visit Marvel.com.

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CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 (MAY180773)

Written by TA-NEHISI COATES

Art by LEIN...

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HACK/SLASH VS VAMPIRELLA: THE HEART IS A LONELY KILLER TRADE PAPERBACK

HACK/SLASH VS VAMPIRELLA: THE HEART IS A LONELY KILLER TRADE PAPERBACK

Price: $19.99

Cover: Jenny Frison

Writer: Shawn Aldridge

Art: Rapha Lobosco

Page Count: 136 pages

The Vegas strip heats up as Cassie Hack and her companion Vlad are on the trail of a deadly slasher and meet the lovely, yet lethal Vampirella. The team-up event you’ve been waiting for is a high stakes game of chance when they have to take on The Queen of Hearts!

This Volume collects the complete, 5-issue series by Shawn Aldridge (The Dark and Bloody) and Rapha Labosco (James Bond), and features all of the covers by Jenny Frison, Carli Ihde, Jen Vaughn, Kyle Strahm, Chrissie Zullo, Goran Sudzuka, Michael Dooney, Bully Tucci, and more!

Fair warning now that I will probably damning this book with faint praise as the saying ...

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It’s Alive! Proudly AnnouncesAztec Ace: The Complete Collection

The First-Ever Graphic Novel of Doug Moench’s Seminal Comic Book Work,
Supported by Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign

SAN DIEGO, CA – IDW Publishing’s It’s Alive! imprint has announced plans to publish the first-ever collection of the time-traveling Indy cult comic book hit from the 1980s, Aztec Ace! In support of the project, It’s Alive has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, which can be found at:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/922494658/aztec-ace-the-complete-collection-by-doug-moench

Aztec Ace: The Complete Collection will be a 500+ page, action-packed, intellectual, time-travel adventure starring a citizen of the original Aztec Empire named Caza (AKA Ace)...

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Demi-God #1 and #2

Writer: Ron Marz

Artist: Andy Smith

Lettering: Steve Dutro

Publisher:  IDW Publishing

Synopsis:  What happens when a former wuss suddenly becomes transformed into a hero figure with Herculean kind of strength? Jason McAndros can tell you becoming a demi-god is definitely a boost to the old ego. How did it happen and what happens next as Jason deals with the Tirrus Corporation? These are a few of the answers you will find in Demi-God #1 and #2.

Review:   This comic is what comics should be. Amazing fun! After Jason’s change he doesn’t shy away from letting everyone, including the reader know how special he is, as he reminds you it’s all about him. This story made me laugh, while also having a moment of sadness...

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