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I was born at an early age. It didn't last. I once was almost punched by one of Jackie Chan's bodyguards - which probably means I wasn't ready for the Final Boss. I was also an extra in two episodes of LOST. The catering was phenomenal.

Artist Spotlight … Dean Yeagle!

Recently, we had the honor of interviewing Dean Yeagle, a dynamic artist whose work is so influential, you may not even realize all the ways you’ve been exposed to it. Spoiler alert: he designed the Cheerios Bee! Yeagle’s style is exceptionally animated with clients ranging from Disney, to Warner Bros., …

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Let’s Review: The Last Jedi

  Star Wars: The Last Jedi is here and the #WaitForVIII is finally over. Clocking in at 2 hours and 32 minutes, this movie works to embrace its epic status in pop culture with the continuing growth of Rey’s Force abilities, Kylo Ren’s inner struggle against what’s left of Ben …

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Justice League’s Chance for Redemption.

I feel bad whenever I start a review like this, but: I went into this movie with low expectations. It may seem a bit harsh to say, but, to be fair, the DCEU has earned their reputation of not having a clear focus and well-received vision of their films since …

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My Time at Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2017!

This past weekend, August 25-27, the Honolulu Convention Center played host to the city’s 3rd major fandom convention of the year, the Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2017. The island has been on a roll of excellent shows with high-end guests and this one was no exception! I knew I’d be …

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REVIEW: Mech Cadet Yu #1

  BOOM! Studios has given us Mech Cadet Yu, a sci-fi tale written by Greg Pak with art by Takeshi Miyazawa of an underdog boy and his equally underdog giant robot. Let’s get to it!   Review in a word: FUN! Review in two words: WEEEEEEEEEEEEE ZZZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMM!!!   OK, let’s …

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Aloha, Comic Con Honolulu!

Hawaii is experiencing a boom in comic book conventions and just this past weekend, July 28th through 30th, fans were treated to the guests and fun of Comic Con Honolulu.   For having only been around a few years, Comic Con Honolulu has been steadily growing and building an impressive …

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REVIEW: The Chair #1 from Alterna Comics

Before we begin discussing The Chair #1, let’s get into the mood: find a person who loves you enough to deliver a swift kick to your lower stomach. I’ll wait…   Done? Good. Now you’re ready for a story of humanity being stripped away in a cold cell while waiting …

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REVIEW: Scrimshaw #1 from Alterna Comics

Alterna Comics has been showing up in my social media feeds, recently, and I’ve been looking forward to reviewing a couple of the titles that grabbed my attention. Let’s take a look at Scrimshaw #1 from Eric Borden (creator & writer) and Dave Mims (artist & colorist). Scrimshaw is set …

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MARVEL AND COMIXOLOGY ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE NEW TITLES

During the Next Big Thing Panel at San Diego Comic Con, MARVEL announced its partnership with ComiXology to introduce exclusive, digital-only titles. Kicking off these exclusives will be Immortal Iron Fists, designed to be a jumping-on point for new readers of MARVEL comics as well as those looking to test …

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PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1

Review: PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1 Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Adam Kubert Color Artist: Jordie Bellaire My Review: So I guess there’s a new Spider-Man movie coming out? And a new animated TV show? Marvel entirely owns up to this being a “landing pad” for new fans in the pages …

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