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Comic Spotlight: Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter #1
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Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter #1
Written by Dan Abnett
Art by Tom Mandrake
Colors by Sian Mandrake
Letters by Simon Bowland
Cover by Mike Perkins and Andy Troy, Tom Mandrake and Sian Mandrake
Titan Comics
Release Date: September 27, 2017
Cover Price: $3.99

These days it is zombie this and zombie that. But once upon a time, vampires were a far bigger deal and horror fans would pack movie theaters and buy the books like crazy. And I do not mean those sparkly little pansy vampires, either. They should never have existed! Anyway, in Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter #1 we get a glimpse of those fiends of yesteryear.

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Comic Review: Ignition, Vol. 1
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Ignition Vol. 1
Written by Various
Penciled by Various
Colors by Various
Edited by Andrew DelQuadro
215 Ink
Release Date: Available for Pre-Order
Cover Price: $29.99

So, there’s a review in here, promise, and it’s going to be about the new collection from 215ink called Ignition Vol. 1. The lede is just, as people who call writing a profession say, buried. First, I need a moment to qualify what I mean and give a frame of reference. So, sorry, but: you can always circumvent that by skipping to the end if you’d like.

There’s been something of a renaissance of creator owned content lately, with a bevy of titles being announced from creators like Grant Morrison, Steve Niles, Brian K Vaughan, and other industry heavyweights. Although artistic control has been a high profile issue in the comics world at least since the early 90s -what with the Creator’s Bill of Rights in 1988, and the creation of Image Comics in 1992- the past calendar year has seemed like something of a watershed moment for the publicity and frequency of creator owned projects. Every major publisher, I believe, has an imprint dedicated to these projects, and the whole thing smacks of a cash-in. That sounds cynical.

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Comics Deal: The Stand: Captain Trips Premium HC
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The comic book deal of the day over at Things From Another World today is Stephen King‘s The Stand: Captain Trips Premium Hardcover for only $4.99 (that’s 80% off the list price of $24.99).

Note – This deal is valid only for today, Tuesday, November 1, 2011, til 11:59PM PST while supplies last.

This premium hardcover edition collects the Marvel comic book series The Stand Captain Trips #1-5 from the creative team of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Mike Perkins.

Visit the TFAW’s Deal of the Day page to view the hours left in the sale as well as quantities left on the item. Also, the sale version is a “nick and dent” so if it does sell out before the end of the day, there’s also the brand new version on sale for only $14.99.

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Comics Deal: The Stand: Captain Trips Premium HC
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The comic book deal of the day over at Things From Another World today is Stephen King‘s The Stand: Captain Trips Premium Hardcover for only $4.99 (that’s 80% off the list price of $24.99).

Note – This deal is valid only for today, Saturday, October 1, 2011, til 11:59PM PST while supplies last.

This premium hardcover edition collects the Marvel comic book series The Stand Captain Trips #1-5 from the creative team of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Mike Perkins.

Visit the TFAW’s Deal of the Day page to view the hours left in the sale as well as quantities left on the item. Also, the sale version is a “nick and dent” so if it does sell out before the end of the day, there’s also the brand new version on sale for only $14.99.

...continue reading »
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