Author Archive

As soon as you walk into our shop, you’ll see the giant table of back issue bins. We’ve got the essential stuff, Batman, Superman, X-Men, Avengers and even a few bins of Silver Age comics. But occasionally you’ll come across some rather strange/odd/funny issues that you wouldn’t necessarily expect to be in our bins. Follow

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How many of you read or have read The Walking Dead, raise your hand. Now take that hand and grab your machete and/or shovel. Because what you thought you could only experience (rather vividly, if I might add) in comic books and television is now a reality. Wait, let me rephrase that. You can now

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Becky Cloonan, most recently the artist on Dark Horse’s Conan The Barbarian, is an Italian born girl with a pencil and the talent to use it. With a beautiful style that at times evokes images of Penny Arcade, Mike Mignola, and scratchboard, she’s continuing to dazzle with her self published comics and a consistent quality

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For those who love books, there’s nothing more satisfying than a nicely bound edition. Image has recently put out a hardcover edition of their title Severed. As far as hardback graphic novels go, this one is supreme. Featuring an extremely detailed, creepy image on the cover, Severed catches your attention right off the bat. The

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The New 52 of DC Comics has produced many a beautiful cover thus far. Wonder Woman, Justice League and Batgirl have all had covers that never get old to look at, for me at least. But did you know that some of the new DC covers have a strange similarity to each other? Over the

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Down and Dirty: Amazing Spider-Man #683 Ends of the Earth:  Spidey and the Avengers against the Sinister Six.  Marvel crossover event DONE. Avengers Academy #28 War with the Runaways Part 2/2:  I had fallen out of love with AA around the trip to the future – sprawling story, inconsistent and lesser quality art, forced crossovers.

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Week One Has Begun! We hit the ground running with our First Day at our new shop and our Second Anniversary as owners on Sunday. Monday got us a little caught up on rest and comics and I’m glad to be back! Issues #1 Avengers VS X-Men #0 – The Scarlet Witch nearly wiped out

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This week  is unlike any other.  Although it is an exciting experience moving The Shop has left little time for anything else and my weekly comics have been knocked out of priority. I know. Take a moment. I can’t believe it either. So when faced with a stack of 25+ books from, for clarity’s sake,

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Hey, folks! That’s right, our blog is back in action. Or at least, it will be soon. In the mean time, the blog will be under construction and will soon be all shiny and new. Much like our new shop! We’re all a little crazy right now, as the shop is moving 1/4 mile down

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It’s time for our next installment of Meet the Geeks!  This time, let’s talk to man whose superpower is the ability to summarize 60 years of comic history in 3 sentences or less! DUFFY! TCBS:  So Duffy, how long have you been a Comic Book Geek? DUFFY:  In some form or another I’ve been a

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