Tag: Comic Book

Aug 21

PR: Escape From Jesus Island parodies sexist Spider-Woman #1 cover

The horror comic book series Escape From Jesus Island weighed in on the Spider-Woman #1 cover controversy by releasing a parody image featuring illustrator Mortimer Glum in the Spider-Woman pose. On a statement on their official site, JesusIsland.com, the creators wrote: “The over-the-top objectification of women in comics is hardly a new issue, but every …

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May 14

‘Escape From Jesus Island’ Issue 2 – Review

On Friday (May 16th 2014) the Phantom Variant of “Escape From Jesus Island” Act I, Episode II will be released to select comic book stores nationwide. I was lucky enough to get an advance copy of the second issue and as with the first issue I was not disappointed. The issue begins with a brief …

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Jan 27

Powerpuff Girls Variant Cover Controversy

As most everyone knows by now there has been controversy over the upcoming issue of “Powerpuff Girls” and its variant cover done by Mimi Yoon. It started when Dennis Barger (co-owner of Wonderworld Comics) took issue with the cover. Angered by IDW’s and Cartoon Network’s decision to publish the cover he did what most people …

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Jan 22

App Review: Comic Books Collector

Comic Books Collector by Sweet Lime Solutions is a mobile app that will keep track of the comics you own or want. It can be downloaded off of the Google Play store, it is a little over 500k in size and needs Android 2.2 or higher installed on your handheld device. Below are some of …

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Jan 02

Comics and Graphic Novels to Look Forward to in 2014

2014 is shaping up to be a great year for comic fans of all genres. Below is a list, in no particular order, of titles to be on the lookout for at your local comic shop. Escape From Jesus Island Act 1, Episode 1 – I know technically it has already been released as a …

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Dec 29

‘Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia’ – A review

“Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia” is a graphic novel written by Greg Rucka. Before I get to far into the review I should mention that this is the first Wonder Woman title I have read. Everything else I have read with her in it was in a team setting such as her with the Justice League …

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Dec 28

Comic Book Unboxing

Dec 18

‘Escape From Jesus Island’ A Monster Hit Before it is Even Released

Two days from today, December 20th 2013, the independent comic series “Escape From Jesus Island” makes its debut in a limited released at selected stores in the United States and United Kingdom that carry Phantom Variants. For those that are unaware Phantom Variants are special releases of comic books with a limited alternate cover from …

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Dec 10

‘Escape From Jesus Island’ Act One, Issue One: A Great Introduction

The other day I was lucky enough to receive an advanced copy of the digital version of “Escape From Jesus Island” a comic book created by Shawn French. Not only did he come up with the concept but he wrote the story, the artwork in was done by Mortimer Glum, the lettering was done by …

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