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The Wolverine Memorial Karaoke Jam

#WolverineMemorialKaraokeJam After months of teasing this monumental podcast episode we finally managed to get a bunch of our friends together in Episode 40, to pay our final respects to The Wolverine following his tragic comic book death this past October in “The Death of Wolverine”. Writer Charles Soule and Artist Steve McNiven put together a 4-part story over…

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The Unfinished Symphony That Was Episode 25

Thanks for stopping by.  Nickel here, co-host of the Graphic Novice Comic Book Podcast.  You might remember me from episodes like “Coffee and Comics: A Very Special Graphic Novice Engagement” and “Back to the Future Past”.  If you’ve listened to our humble little podcast before, you know that I try to read a few comics every week.  The…

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Graphic Novice Episode 20 Preview

On Monday June 9, 2014, the Graphic Novice super-team will show up in the studio with beverages at the ready, to celebrate their 20th episode.  While the concept of a celebration might seem a bit self-indulgent, no one thought the three miscreants that host this show would have the follow-through to record even 1 hour, never mind the 40…

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Wynter #1 Review

When the good folks at New Worlds Comics asked us to take a look at Wynter #1, we were honored and a little apprehensive.  So apprehensive, that we almost turned down the preview copy.  I was sure that the publisher would appreciate our reviews, but it would seem like poor form if we ended up…

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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…

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Magneto Was Alright

Writer:  Cullen Bunn Artist: Gabriel Hernandez Walta Color Artist: Jordie Bellaire Letter: VC’s Cory Petit Publisher: Marvel Why is every superhero t-shirt I’ve bought in the past three years form fitting?  Are there statistics published somewhere that claim the average height and weight of an avid comic book reader are similar to that of a marathon runner?  Don’t get me…

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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…