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Steampunk Known as TICK: Celebrated in Top 2012: Ten UK Small Press Comics You Need to Own

Canterbury, GB
“Bagley presents a layered and captivating tale here, brought to visual life with an exquisite eye for detail and a remarkably assured and confident storytelling style. If you don’t instantly fall in love with Tick after a first reading then, quite frankly, you have no soul…” Small Pressganged soundbite

Rebecca Bagley’s steampunk fable Tick is a 36-page colour small press comic. Its starting point centers on a new homeowner’s discovery of a curious, kettle-headed, mechanical creature hidden away in the house she has just purchased. Obviously sentient, but forlornly uncommunicative, it soon becomes obvious that this hi-tech-yet-retro homunculus’ original function has been lost to the mists of time.

TICK now is heralded as being one of 10 of the “best” small press ...

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The Waking: Dream’s End #2

The hit series that redefined the zombie genre continues…

Vanessa and her partner continue their search for the serial killer who has found a way to beat “the Waking” as the body count continues to rise. Meanwhile, Madison continues to stalk Vanessa from the shadows with a message from beyond. From the writer and creator of FLY and the Theater comes a new chapter in the horror tale that never sleeps.

Moving forward from where we left off, the second issue finds Vanessa on another sleepless night, still plagued by what she had done in the first volume.  Meanwhile, more details about this new killer are revealed.  This guy must be trouble if he’s willing to risk dozens of zombies coming back for vengeance...

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Merry Geekmas!

Merry Christmas from all of us to all of you!
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A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’s holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, is given a fresh twist—with a female Scrooge! Rod Espinosa (The Courageous Princess) adapts and illustrates this story of the miserly Eliza Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of the past, present, and future on one fateful Christmas eve.

The Good
Out of all the Xmas classics, A Christmas Carol has always been my favorite, and The Night That Changed the Life of Eliza Scrooge is a great variation.  The story is very well paced and does a wonderful job of including all the key points you’d expect to see.  I really felt that everything which needed to be included to make this a good adaptation was there.

The Bad
All in all I really could not find anything that I wasn’t pleased with in this book.

The Summary
Anyone that enjoys ...

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Zenescope Entertainment’s Diamond Releases for February 2013

Zenescope Entertainment’s current comics available for pre-order through Diamond: February 2013 Releases

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*Madness of Wonderland #1
The mind-bending follow up to Call of Wonderland is here!
Following the events of Call of Wonderland, Detective Legrasse is still trying to make sense out of what happened to the two murder suspects who disappeared, seemingly in thin air, from a locked basement.  But when she’s called in on a disturbing and brutal murder case, she realizes that there is a connection to be made somewhere. Meanwhile, the back-story that follows HP Lovecraft Lovecraft’s journal continues as Lovecraft’s disturbing dreams are becoming more and more real to him.

*GFT Jungle Book: Last of the Species #1
Mowglii has recovered from her wounds after defeating the ferocious Shere Khan...

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