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Chuck’s Raw Reviews: Killing Wirth

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Krampus Is My Boyfriend

It’s December 5, do you know what that means? IT’S KRAMPSNACHT! What? You don’t know Krampus or Krampusnacht? Fair enough, his notoriety in North America still limited, but steadily growing. Krampus is a figure from pre-christian, Central European, folklore with the appearance of a demonic satyr. He traditionally comes on Dec 5, Krampusnacht (literary: Krampus Night, but no one actually uses the translation.) to punish bad kids ahead of Saint Nicolas’s arrival on Dec 6.

I like to think of him as more aggravating to the #WarOnChristmas crowd than Starbuck cups, less problematic than Zwarte Piet, and as good a transition from Halloween to Christmas as Jack Skellington. Everyone needs a little more Krampus.

Anywho, when I can I like to review a Krampus comic every year...

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Chuck’s Raw Reviews: The Eynes Anthology

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Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor Holiday Special #1

Writer: Jody Houser

Artist: Roberta Ingranata

Colorist: Enrica Eren Angiolini

Flatter: Shari Chankhamma

Letterers: Comicraft’s Sarah Hedrick & Richard Starkings

Publisher: Titan Comics

For the first year in several years, Whovians around the world will not be gathering ’round their television set in their Christmas pajamas to watch another Doctor Who Christmas Special. They only have to wait a few more days for New Years Day, but still…

HOWEVER, there is a solution that does not involve real-life time travel. That solution is Titan Comics’ Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor Holiday Special #1!

The issue opens as The Doctor and her three companions realize they all have different memories of one particular planet, or even what that planet is called...

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Chuck’s Raw Reviews: Astropunk #1

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