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Helena Crash #1

From writer Fabian Rangel Jr (Space Riders) and artist Warwick Johnson-Cadwell (Tank Girl) comes a new pulse pounding, caffeine fueled, sword swinging, machine-gun firing, car crashing sci-fi adventure comic! In a future where coffee is illegal, Helena is a courier, delivering black market goods to anyone who can afford her services. When Rojo, a ruthless crime boss, asks her to assassinate his rival, the alien mobster known as White Demon, Helena finds herself in the middle of a gang war! To survive, Helena must use all of her skills, and seek help from her friends to stay ahead of her enemies!

 Helena Crash is the bomb!

I’ve seen this art style before, but never in a comic; it gives a freshness and an endearing quality to the proceedings that I haven’t seen in a while...

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Flight of the Raven

Jean-Pierre Gibrat’s lushly colored graphic novel is one of the most stunningly beautiful comics of the 21st Century. The story takes place in Paris during the German occupation and stars a memorable heroine in the French Resistance fighter named Jeanne. With the help of an apolitical cat burglar named François, she tries to save her comrades, including her missing sister Cécile, from the Gestapo. They walk in the places between shadows, as Gibrat uses the evocative Paris rooftops and river barges on the Seine almost as separate characters. The book also includes a portfolio of pin-ups featuring its heroine.

Flight of the Raven is a beautiful graphic novel, and a romantic thriller in the grand French style.

The gorgeously rendered watercolors here remind me of Juanjo Guarnido’s work i...

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Funko Comic Book Universe Is Born At IDW

Funko Universe Month Launches with Ghostbusters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The X-Files, Strawberry Shortcake, and Judge Dredd

San Diego, CA  – Get your FUNKO on this May! The insanely popular Pop! vinyl figures have successfully reshaped the collectibles landscape and are now primed to take comics by storm in a special month-long event from IDW Publishing. FUNKO and IDW are combining forces to bring fans FUNKO-ized versions of some of the most recognizable and beloved characters in all of pop culture.

FUNKO UNIVERSE MONTH will feature some of the most sought after Pop! vinyl figures coming to life in five off–the-wall one-shots courtesy of IDW’s creative stable: GHOSTBUSTERS, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, THE X-FILES, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, and JUDGE DREDD.

“FUNKO’s popularity i...

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The X-Files: Origins TPB

Before the FBI, before the X-Files, they were just two teenagers in search of the truth. On Martha’s Vineyard, a young Fox Mulder investigates something strange happening on the island, while in San Diego, 13-year-old Dana Scully looks into the shocking murder of her teacher. Two kids, two mysteries, one conspiracy that threatens the future of humanity.

Easily one of the most popular shows of all time, it’s no wonder it continues still in comics. Admittedly I faded out towards the end, but still appreciate the series as a whole regardless. Now, with The X-Files: Origins, it’s time to see how it all began for Mulder and Scully.

Even though the story is split across both coasts, it is all connected from within the shadows...

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Dungeons & Dragons: Frost Giant’s Fury #1

Mighty giants stir across the land and, before their crushing might, nothing is safe. Badly injured after their encounters in the Demiplane of Dread and now lost in the frozen northern reaches of the Forgotten Realms, the Baldur’s Gate heroes will be tested like never before. Roll for initiative, a new Dungeons & Dragons adventure begins!

I never got into playing D&D; between the constant dice rolling and my fellow questers’ short attention spans, I couldn’t immerse myself in the role-playing. That being said, I do like the game as a story: the formula of different characters with different abilities, all struggling toward a goal while maintaining their own motivations, is a great storytelling vehicle. D&D: Frost Giant’s Fury uses this to good effect, while being fun to boot.

The ...

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