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Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1

So, an interesting thing I learned today. While it is not a practice that is exclusive to them, Dark Horse the only publisher that regularly numbers a story arc within a series exclusively with the story arc number as if it were its own miniseries. So Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1 is actually issue #166 in the regular monthly series. [It is also “Number 232 in a series” and it is awesome that Dark Horse recognizes Usagi’s serialized nature going back through previous publishers.]

However you want to number it, this is still the start of what should be a fascinating 7-part story. One of the biggest reasons that Usagi Yojimbo has been so successful over the past three decades is Stan Sakai’s dedication to integrating legitimate Japanese history and legends into his anamorphic universe.

The st...

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Kickstarter Spotlight – LADY DEATH: APOCALYPTIC ABYSS #1

I admit that as a teenager during the 90s I enjoyed what was called the “Bad Girls” trend in comics.

There was Everette Hartsoe’s Razor –

There was Joseph Michael Linsner’s Cry for Dawn –

Vampirella came back from the 1970s.  Witchblade was leader of the pack from a whole host of bad girls from Image.

Billy Tucci’s indie hit, Shi also came out during this craze

A big one that came out during those grim and gritty times was Brian Pulido’s Lady Death

Born from Brian’s comic Evil Ernie and part of the Chaos Comics brand, Lady Death was a symbol of 90’s comics...

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Life Of Agony’s Alan Robert Draws Up a Monster Mash-Up You Won’t Soon Forget

Life of Agony’s Alan Robert Illustrates a
Monster Mash-Up You Won’t Soon Forget
Download FREE Coloring Pages From the Best-Selling ‘Beauty of Horror’ Artist

San Diego, CA (October 13, 2017) – What better way to celebrate Friday the 13th than by coloring in your favorite horror icons? Life of Agony’s Alan Robert, creator of the best-selling Beauty of Horrorcoloring books, has illustrated two FREE coloring pages for you to get your creep on! One drawing features a wild combo of Twisty the Clown (American Horror Story), Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm St.), Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th), Negan (The Walking Dead), Leatherface (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), and a Xenomorph (Alien). To get you inspired, check out a colored-in sample of the mash-up by colorist Nicole ...

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SLOTS #1 rushed back to print

PORTLAND, OR, 10/13/2017 — Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment is pleased to announce that the debut issue of writer/artist Dan Panosian’s SLOTS will be rushed back to print in order to keep up with customer demand.

In SLOTS, former fighter Stanley Dance is on a rocky road to redemption, but he just might have to settle for going down swinging.

SLOTS #1 will remain available for purchase across all digital platforms, including the Image Comics website (, the official Image Comics iOS app, Comixology’s website (, iOS, Android, and Google Play.

SLOTS #1, 2nd printing (Diamond code: AUG178960) and SLOTS #2 (Diamond code: SEP170779) will arrive in comic book shops Wednesday, November...

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Project Superpowers: Hero Killers #5

Project Superpowers: Hero Killers #5 is the last issue of this beautifully snarky mini-series from Dynamite. There’s a little bit of everything here. Ray guns, retaliation, retribution, resurrection, re-killing, redemption, and a bunch of weird creatures.

Actually, that’s all I’m going to give you. If you weren’t already convinced by my last four issues worth of reviews, giving you more details won’t change your mind now. In fact, you don’t even get another random clickbait link, so there. Ryan Browne and Pete Woods have kept me entertained for the last five months, I have no doubt they will do the same for you.

Last month I threatened to give this issue only a single star just for ending, but honestly I can’t give it less than the 4 out of 5 stars that it has been sitting at ...

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