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Growing up, Nick White dreamed of a career with the Chicago Bulls. This is because he was young and stupid, and his parents were of the "you can do ANYTHING" mentality. When he was older, and probably not a whole lot smarter, Nick purchased Alan Moore's From Hell on a whim (that in itself probably says a lot). He was astounded to find that comics were as bizarre and twisted as his beloved Twin Peaks. After that he bought Batman: The Black Mirror strictly on the cover's aesthetics (Who the hell is Scott Snyder?" he said) and hasn't looked back since. Except, of course, in situations that necessitate such. When he's not "busy" playing Castlevania or harassing Zander about what he ought to be reading, Nick continues to work on his makeshift shrine to Jeff Lemire.



Robin Rises #1

August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

When any DC Comics issue crawls past the $2.99 threshold, which was proudly touted as one of the signature promises of the “New 52,” I ask myself a simple question: just what is my extra...

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The Mercenary Sea #6

August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

In my book, there’s one cardinal rule when it comes to the “serial” genre, it’s the delivery of a solid cliffhanger ending whenever possible. Thank goodness that The Mercenary Sea, just in time for the...

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Justice League United #0-3 Review

July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pop Quiz: since the inception of the (not really) “New 52,” how many Justice League series has DC Comics sent off to the presses? For those snarky assholes who “need” to have this put into...

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Braving a Bruce-Free Batbook

July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

I think, in some way, everybody remembers the first Batman story they read. Granted, the plot points, Rogue’s Gallery members, or just who happened to be “on deck” in the all-too-rotational position of Robin may...

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The Mercenary Sea #5

June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ahoy, my fellow Venturites (provided “ahoy” is actual maritime lingo, and not something concocted to lure landlubbers like myself into a false sense of belonging), I can safely say that the fifth installment of The...

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A Review of Batman Eternal #1-#8

June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chances are, being a well-adjusted individual, you don’t have the most fond memories, be they from high school or college, of the dreaded “group project.” Best case scenario: you got to “pick your group,” which...

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The Mercenary Sea #4

May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dear readers, to avoid dancing around a “reveal” (which takes place only a page or two into the issue), I hereby invoke the heralded “Rite of Spoilerage.” If you’re the sort of person that can’t...

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May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

With more than 50 titles being offered up for the grand total of “FREE” on the unsurprisingly titled “Free Comic Book Day,” you might find yourself at a loss over what to pick up. Sure, if you’re...

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The Mercenary Sea #1-3

April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WARNING: while this comic book may take place during the events of World War II, possess an American protagonist whose jaw could dice diamonds like an onion on Top Chef, and a submarine, NO Nazis...

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