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Uncanny Very Near Mint

Uncanny Very Near Mint is a tie-in series to the graphic novels. It features origins! Break-ups! And even more junk! 24+ pages of all new material not found anywhere else!

The Good
I definitely appreciated getting some history on the main characters of Very Near Mint.  The geeky humor and amusing character interaction I enjoyed in the first book is strong even in this short extra book.

The Bad
After reading Volume 1 of the main series, this one just left me itching for more.  But to be fair this is just a tie-in, so I can get past that by picking up Volume 2.

The Summary
This is a fun little supplement to the full graphic novels that’s worth grabbing for the quick read. It did its job well in giving some neat background info to characters I’ve already grown to love.

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Neil Gaiman Falls in Love with Dark Horse’s Husbands!

A “smart and loving romp through genre,” says Gaiman in his introduction to the hard-copy collection of Husbands, a gay-marriage sitcom turned Dark Horse comic series.

MILWAUKIE, OR—Amidst glowing reviews and a growing fan base, Dark Horse Comics is thrilled to announce that the digital comic series Husbands has found a fan in literary legend Neil Gaiman, who penned an introduction for the Husbands hardcover collection.

Written by Husbands creators Jane Espenson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Once Upon a Time) and Brad Bell (VH1’s Pop Up Video), Dark Horse’s Husbands is a comic-book continuation of the sitcom phenom, which tells the story of accidental gay newlyweds Brady and Cheeks...

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Zenescope Entertainment to Unveil Jungle Book Sequel

Dec. 7, 2012 — Zenescope Entertainment has announced a sequel to its hit mini-series The Jungle Book, which was first published in March, 2012. The #1 issue of Jungle Book: Last of the Species will hit shelves February 27th, 2013.   Zenescope is best known for its dark and provocative re-imaginings of literary classics such as Wonderland, Sinbad and Neverland. After receiving strong sales and critic reviews for The Jungle Book, the top 10 publisher has green-lit another go around.

Writer Mark L Miller and will continue writing the epic and beautifully illustrated story that takes place on the mysterious but dangerous Kipling Isle.

In this five part series, the strong-willed and beautiful Mowglii has just recently recovered from her wounds after defeating a ferocious foe, but her peace...

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Robyn Hood: Good Enough to Make One Merry!

Reviewed by Jim Smith

“I know what they’re going to do. What they’re going to try to do.  I won’t let them.  People don’t do things to me.” (Robyn Hood)

SYNOPSIS:  In the lands of Myst a tyrant rules the city of Bree with an iron fist leaving its citizens living in fear and terror. But all hope is not lost when one man takes the first steps to finding the one person who might save them all. Meanwhile on Earth Robyn has had a troubled life for many years since her mother’s death. In and out of foster homes Robyn now finds herself transferred to a high class high school filled with the rich and over privileged. But when Robyn crosses one of the popular kids she will learn first hand the extent of torture they are willing to go to against those who transgressed against them.

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Sleepy Hollow #1

In the small town of Tarry Town, New York the story of the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow has become something of Myth and Legend.

A legend that is about to become all too real. When a prank goes deadly wrong those responsible will learn the truth behind the legend as the Headless Horseman returns to exact a horrifying revenge that none will ever forget. From the writer of Salem’s Daughter: The Haunting comes a tale of horror and terror that will leave you on the edge of your seats. Hold on to your hats…and your head.

Sleepy Hollow starts off in the true Grimm Fairy Tales fashion, rather violently.  This is the story of the Headless Horseman, so one can expect a great deal of decapitation throughout...

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