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The Black Sinister

A pitch-black tale of a city that lives in fear—not of crime or gangs, but the billionaire vigilante sworn to protect them.

Emerson Black’s superhero identity is no secret: patrolling the night skies as the Black Sinister, he enforces his own brand of psychotic justice, no matter the cost. Joined by his unhinged butler Danby, Emerson protects the citizens of Coal City from kidnappers, gangs, and jaywalkers alike. But who will protect the city from the Black Sinister? And what happens when the mayor hatches a plan to finally rid Coal City of its deranged antihero?

Compared to a lot of hardcore comic fans, I can’t say that I read a lot of comics, but I do read a good amount. From time to time there’s going to be a comic you aren’t a fan of, but could be great for others...

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Hatsune Miku: Acute TPB

Acute, like the three angles of a triangle. Acute, as in the three sharp points. Acute is the tragic relationship between three Vocaloids: Miku, Kaito, and Luka! Once they were all friends making songsbut while Kaito might make a duet with Miku or a duet with Luka, a love song all three of them sing together can only end in sorrow! Based on the song with over 4.4 million combined views on YouTube and Niconico.

As I mentioned in another trade for it, my knowledge of this still hugely popular Japanese phenomenon is pretty vague. That being said, I had no idea what I’d be in for going into this manga adaptation of the music video. Having read this, I’m actually quite curious about the origins of Hatsune Miku: Acute.

For those not in the over 4 millions viewers, this adaptation tells of the...

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The Art of Prey

A dark force is tormenting Talos I, and survival depends as much on wit as strength. Now, journey alongside Morgan Yu to discover the mysteries within Prey. Arkane Studios and Dark Horse Books are proud to present a comprehensive collection of art from the development of this long-awaited and hotly anticipated game!

This is one of those games that I both have and haven’t been interested in playing. It looks amazing from the trailers, but it also looks like it will scare the bejeezus out of me. For the time being, I think I’ll just spend some time checking out The Art of Prey and save the game for another day.

Nearly half of the pages in this book is comprised of content focusing on the environment in and around the setting, Talos I...

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Buffy: The High School Years Parental Parasite TPB

Buffy struggles to deal with her mom Joyce’s newfound interest in spending time with her. Balancing that with her schoolwork, her friends, and her regular vampire-slaying duties is a challenge. However, when Joyce becomes hypnotized by a childlike demon that craves motherly care, Buffy experiences a new kind of sibling rivalry—except in Buffy’s case, her “sibling” is actually a monster!

Lately I’ve been enjoying the experience of sharing one of my all time favorite shows with my daughter. After admittedly not reading any of the comics in ages, it’s nice to pick another one up. Set back in year one, it’s another book for Buffy: The High School Years with Parental Parasite.

It’s sure not easy being Buffy, trying to be both a vampire slayer and a highschooler and handling everythin...

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Frigates of EVE Online: The Cross Sections

Featuring detailed images of twenty-eight of the most iconic ships in EVE Online, this beautifully illustrated guide offers an unprecedented look into frigates from each faction with intricate cutaways and complex lore. Dark Horse Books is proud to partner with CCP Games to present Frigates of EVE Online: The Cross Sections!

If I had to guess, my fascination with things like cross sections or blueprints probably came from The Way Things Work. I could just sit and read all the details about layers and tech specs of robots, ships and others for hours. While the game is foreign to me, Frigates of EVE Online: The Cross Sections appeals to that interest.

The Frigates of EVE Online: The Cross Sections book is both simple and complicated at the same time...

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