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RIP Good Books, Hello Crap

The loss of Jennifer Blood from my pull list has rocked me to the core.  Couple that with the All-Star Western scare of ’14 and the announcement of Fatale coming to a close and and I’m a near mess with the idea that all my good books are dryin’ up.  All this in the middle…

Afterlife With Archie

Afterlife With Archie

Writer:  Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Art:  Francesco Francavilla Published by: Archie Comics. After four issues and numerous verbal jabs from my co-hosts, I felt it was time to formally address the fact that I am reading an Archie comic. I imagine many of you are now remembering the old familiar magazine racks at the grocery store and picturing Archie sharing a…

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Evil Empire?

Despite having a strong distaste for most comic book reviews, I seem to have no problem ignoring the hypocrisy and attempting to write them myself. As such, please consider any inadequacy you find in this article my personal form of protest. It can be almost impossible to find a negative review online as the various websites…

Daves I Know

These Are The D4VE’s I Know

Writer/Letterer: Ryan Ferrier Artist: Valentin Ramon Publisher: Monkeybrain Comics Available at Comixology If you came to the Graphic Novice website looking for a legitimate review of a comic book, I apologize.  Instead, I am going to share a link to a fantastic YouTube video and my opinions about some stuff.  As I am not really…

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Who The Hell is The Joker’s Daughter?

As I peered over an over-sized bowl of Hamburger Helper, I thought to myself, “Damn, this is some delicious hamburger helper…” Then I wished I would have bought more Fanta to wash the hamburger pasta noodles down with.  Then I wondered how much hamburger helper and Fanta I could consume before starting to feel really…

How do you read?

One of the internal discussions over here at Graphic Novice is how you actually read your books.  Do you stock ’em up or tear through your pull like a kid on Christmas?  We have a bit of a mixed bag, and I’ve personally done both. When I first got into comics a few years ago,…