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Indie Comics Review: Sparks

Indie Comics Review: Sparks

August 10th, 2015 | by Chris Barnes

Here at ComiConverse we love reviewing Indie comics. Our Chris Barnes is here to give everyone the lowdown on a cool new book called Sparks. When I stumbled upon a tweet where a writer was looking for someone to review his indie comic, Sparks, I...

Review: The Fiction #2

Review: The Fiction #2

August 6th, 2015 | by ComiConverse

Boom Studios! The Fiction #2, by Curt Pires and drawn by David Rubin, immediately picks up where the first issue left off. Summary: Childhood sweethearts Kassie and Max, have decided to re-enter The Fiction (the term to describe the fantasy world they escaped to in...

Image Comics And The Female Experience

Image Comics And The Female Experience

August 6th, 2015 | by Magen Cubed

Image Comics is home to some of the most compelling female-centred content in comics and our Magen Cubed is here to take a deep dive into their latest offerings. There has been a great deal of discussion in the last few years about the role...

Review: Superman/Wonder Woman #19

Review: Superman/Wonder Woman #19

August 4th, 2015 | by Kyle King

DC Comics’ Truth story arc, in which Superman’s secret identity is revealed to the world, is a tale so big, it takes four titles to tell it. Superman/Wonder Woman takes us through Clark Kent and Princess Diana’s investigation of mysterious disappearances in Smallville in the...

Review: We Are Robin #2

Review: We Are Robin #2

August 3rd, 2015 | by Ryan Mayer

DC’s We are Robin #2 is here and we have all the angles covered for you here at ComiConverse! Although the “DC You” campaign has released some very interesting new series, such as Doomed #1/#2 and Dr. Fate #1/#2, We are Robin remains to be one...

Review: Superman #42
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Review: Superman #42

August 2nd, 2015 | by Kyle King

DC Comics’ Truth storyline continued this week with the release of Superman #42, in which Gene Luen Yang and John Romita, Jr., showed us the powerful and controversial moment when Lois Lane learned for certain that Clark Kent was secretly the Man of Tomorrow. While...

Approbation Comics: An Indie Success Story

Approbation Comics: An Indie Success Story

August 2nd, 2015 | by Dean Carls II

Indie comics, what does this mean to you? Does it mean creator owned titles, or maybe that the book itself is self-published? To B. Alex Thompson it meant writing, drawing and lettering all of his stories onto 8.5 x 11 copy paper, then scanning them...

How Starve Explores America’s Relationship with Food

How Starve Explores America’s Relationship with Food

July 31st, 2015 | by Magen Cubed

Starve from Image Comics is a sharp character drama that examines America's increasingly bizarre relationship with food. The creative team, consisting of writer Brian Wood, artist Danijel Zezelj, and colorist Dave Stewart, do so by lampooning the melodrama of competition cooking shows. Taken on face-value,...

Review: Grayson #10

Review: Grayson #10

July 31st, 2015 | by Chris Barnes

Grayson is one of the most interesting stories in comics and we have all the angles covered for you here on ComiConverse! If you haven't been reading DC Comics Grayson, you should be!  You can check out the main reasons why in a previous article...

We ComiConverse With Valentine Barker & Lela Gwen
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We ComiConverse With Valentine Barker & Lela Gwen

July 28th, 2015 | by L. K. Roberts

Lydia K. Roberts interviews Valentine Barker & Lela Gwenn on their webcomic Raconteuse, right here on ComiConverse. Earlier this year at Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), during the hours that I spent wandering the packed aisles of Artist Alley, wishing that I could multiply both the...

Review: Doomed #2

Review: Doomed #2

July 25th, 2015 | by Ryan Mayer

DC’s Doomed #2 is here and we have all the angles covered for you here at ComiConverse! “DC YOU” campaign continues to pump out their titles including their new series. Doomed the story of a student in Metropolis who accidentally contaminates himself with the “Doomsday...

Robin Through The Ages: Part 5

Robin Through The Ages: Part 5

July 25th, 2015 | by Chris Barnes

Welcome back to our fifth and final installment of Robin Through The Ages!  If you missed the previous entries, I looked at Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake and a few short-term Robins. You might want to go back and start there.  This week I'll...

Review: Batgirl Vol 1: The Batgirl Of Burnside

Review: Batgirl Vol 1: The Batgirl Of Burnside

July 25th, 2015 | by Chris Barnes

Back in the summer of 2014 Batgirl got a huge make-over.  This re-imagining took shape not only with a new art style and costume, but also with a new writer for her book.  DC kept the issue numbers running, but as it has come out...

Wolf #1: The Spirit of Film Noir

Wolf #1: The Spirit of Film Noir

July 24th, 2015 | by Magen Cubed

Wolf #1 from Image Comics promises a city full of monsters and the pulpy swagger of crime noir. The creative team, consisting of writer Ales Kot, artist Matt Taylor, and colorist Lee Loughridge, deliver on that promise with bravado. Theirs is an otherworldly Los Angeles...

Marvel Week In Review

Marvel Week In Review

July 24th, 2015 | by Louis Waldron

Each week here at ComiConverse we are going to be reviewing our top three favourite comics coming out of Marvel. No. 1:  Old Man Logan #3 Mark Millar’s, Old Man Logan was a sensational hit when released back in 2008 and with Brian Michael Bendis...

Review: Bayani And The Old Ghosts #1

Review: Bayani And The Old Ghosts #1

July 23rd, 2015 | by Nicholas Bennett

Bayani and The Old Ghosts #1 (first issue is free) by Travis McIntire of Caliber Comics is the coming of age story of a young boy named Bayani and his quest to save his village. It’s the first installment of the series, which is called...

We ComiConverse With Author Travis McIntire

We ComiConverse With Author Travis McIntire

July 23rd, 2015 | by Nicholas Bennett

The Michigan Comics Collective is telling great stories and we have it covered in a special interview here on ComiConverse! In 2014, Travis McIntire helped Co-Found the Michigan Comics Collective (MCC). Their goal was to give new creators with no previous experience in the comic...

Review: Secret Wars #2

Review: Secret Wars #2

July 22nd, 2015 | by Louis Waldron

Marvel’s Secret Wars is one of the biggest comics events in recent memory. Fortunately, we have our very own user guide for you, right here on ComiConverse. In Issue 1 we were left ominously with the heroes awaiting the final incursion and the end of...

Review: Mad Max #1

Review: Mad Max #1

July 19th, 2015 | by Nicholas Bennett

Fresh from the Nux and Immortan Joe and Furiosa one shots, Mark Sexton, Nico Lathouris and Director George Miller are back with Mad Max #1.  The story serves as a prequel to the events of Fury Road.   It depicts Max’s attempt to build the famed Interceptor....

Ant-Man: The Tiny Details

Ant-Man: The Tiny Details

July 17th, 2015 | by Dale Martin

With the release of Marvel's Ant-Man mere days away, we here at ComiConverse are going to be taking a look at eight things that you didn't know about the Ant-Man character. Of course, if your just interested in the movie itself, you can always check out...

Robin Through The Ages: Part 4

Robin Through The Ages: Part 4

July 17th, 2015 | by Chris Barnes

Robin Through The Ages is back with its fourth instalment. We love bringing you the best comics content around right here on ComiConverse! Over the last few weeks we've reviewed the three longest tenured Robins.  Dick Grayson, Jason Todd and Tim Drake; all held the...

Negative Space #1: The Monster Of Mental Illness

Negative Space #1: The Monster Of Mental Illness

July 16th, 2015 | by Magen Cubed

Negative Space #1 from writer Ryan K. Lindsay and artist Owen Gieni is a book about monsters. The horror its cover promises is one of subterranean nightmares, where fleshy pink tendril creatures stand at the ready outside lavish stone altars. Hooded figures loom in the...

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