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The Dungeon #1

Deep within the bowels of the Dungeon, paradise bred. It was a place where the rejected were welcomed, safe, isolated, yet highly exclusive. If there were a place where sin could live in heaven, it would be called Castle Deyshaud. Possessed by an evil supernatural entity, protected by a fascist security force of werewolves known as the Ookami, the structure whose walls granted men the most amazing talents, gifts and abilities to anyone inside could make the weakest man strong, the fattest man fit, and change the most hideous to the most desired. That was until the impossible happened. One dark soul mastered the magic of the Dungeon against its most powerful warriors and killed them while masquerading as one of their own...

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Very Near Mint Vol. 1

Sam Jones and Colin Turner own the Splash Page, a pretty rad comic shop. They have a new employee, Nate, and Colin’s ex-girlfriend, Mackenzie, is back in town. Everything seems like it’s pretty great. That is, until this week’s new comics don’t show up, and a rival comic book shop opens across the street, and all hell breaks loose.

The Good
How could I not enjoy a book like this as a comic fan and all around geek?  It’s practically a graphic novel of “a day in the life of comic shop owners”, but with an interesting fictional book twist.  I personally appreciated what I felt was a Clerks influence, in both characters and humor.  I also like that it does a good job of taking stereotypes from comic fandom but not overdoing it.

The Bad
It’s too soon to make any overall op...

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Venditti & Hairsine Enter PLANET DEATH in X-O MANOWAR #9

The most ambitious X-O Manowar event EVER – Planet Death – kicks off this January with a two-part prologue beginning in X-O Manowar #9 by New York Times best-selling author Robert Venditti and comics superstar Trevor Hairsine!
Jump on board one of the most buzzed about books of the year as X-O Manowar ignites an interstellar war and changes the landscape of the Valiant Universe forever.

It has all led to this. Abducted from his time and enslaved by an alien race known as the Vine, Visigoth warrior Aric of Dacia has escaped into the modern day with the universe’s most feared weapon – the all-powerful X-O Manowar armor...

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Dark Horse Publishes Exile to Babylon Digital Comic Adaptation!

MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse announces the thrilling digital comic adaptation of Exile to Babylon, soon to be a major motion picture from the mind of creative director Domagoj Mazuran and producer Helen Darras!

The four issue digital comic written by Eisner Award–winning writer David Lapham (Kull: The Hate Witch, Stray Bullets), with artwork from Patric Reynolds (SerenityLet Me In), Exile to Babylon melds key elements of cult classics such as Mad MaxBlade Runner, and contemporary hits like Call of Duty all into one!

In the year 2040, the world’s precious resources are in high demand, and security is found on the streets. A private military operative of reeducated gang members—the Blackshield Angels—is the only hope of liberating a vital fuel supply from a criminal overlord...

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Brian Belanger Black Friday Surprise!

Hey guys, check this out! Our very own Brian is having his very first Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale! We’re so dang proud of him! He’s a talented artist and we cannot tell you enough to go and buy goodies from him. Some of you were lucky enough to receive his prints in our giveaway. For the rest of you,…enjoy!

Joining the ranks of countless other online stores, Brian ‘Scar’ Belanger will be offering all minimalist prints at lowered rates this weekend.  Featured sets include Avengers, Justice League and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic at $10 off the regular price!  Individual prints will also be at a buy two get one free discount...

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