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Review - Batman #33

Review – Batman #33

Batman 33 coverWriter: Scott Snyder
Pencils: Greg Capullo
Inker: Danny Miki
Colorist: Fco Plascencia
Letterer: Dezi Sienty
Publisher: DC Comics
Release Date: 7/23/14

Batman’s Zero Year has its grand finale this week as Batman finally faces off Riddler in a battle of witsto determine the fate of Gotham as several bombers are on their way to level the city. For a year, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo have taken us on a…

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Wallpaper of the Day

Wallpaper of the Day

Rebecca Buck is one heck of a woman that of the members of staff at Word of the Nerd adores. She’s loud, crude, and is prone to random acts of violence, flatulence and nose picking. Her first word was “Cauliflower penis” and she is a collector of pencil sharpeners. Tank Girl is a British Comic created by Jamie Hewlett and Alan Martin.
Thanks to Wallpaper Abyssfor providing today’s wallpaper. This…

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ComiXology Signings, Giveaways, and More

ComiXology Signings, Giveaways, and More


From ComiXology—

“Take Comics Further” with ComiXology

July 23rd – 27th

Booth #2547

Come celebrate with comiXology at Comic-Con International as they give away $10,000 worth of $5 Amazon Appstore credits toward comiXology content, host 8 panels where they will not only make and break news but also giveaway a handful of Kindle Fire HD and HDX devices, put a new graphic novel on sale every day…

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Review - Storm #1

Review – Storm #1

I hope somebody at Marvel Comics is kicking themselves for hooking up Storm and the Black Panther. Their nuptials  may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but in hindsight, we can all probably agree it was pretty foolish. They tied the knot back in 2006, and Storm’s character hasn’t recovered since. Black Panther has been fine, what with his connection to the Avengers, but Storm has done…

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Zenescope Present Grimm Fairy Tales News at SDCC

Zenescope Present Grimm Fairy Tales News at SDCC

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From Zenescope Entertainment—

It all began with Sela Mathers, the Guardian of the Nexus, a woman tasked with teaching misguided humans right from wrong. But Sela’s struggles, her ups and downs, and the effects of those she’s helped and those she’s lost to darkness will all culminate in this epic 100th issue! Sela will take on the biggest threat she’s ever faced as the Dark Queen looks to…

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Jennie Wood and Flutter at SDCC

Jennie Wood and Flutter at SDCC

215 Ink

From 215 Ink—

215 Ink’s Jennie Wood, creator of Flutter, is coming to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014. You can meet her at the Flutter booth, located at M-06 in the small press section.

Chuck Dixon (Batman, The Punisher) and Jeff McClelland (The Tick, Tedy and the Yeti) will be joining Wood at the Flutter booth for a FUBAR signing. FUBAR is the award-winning, New York Timesbest-selling…

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Days Til DragonCon - Halfway There

Days Til DragonCon – Halfway There

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1”][vc_column_text] Hey there cosplay fans – we are entering the home stretch of our Days ‘Til DragonCon event, and boy the stress is starting to show. With my initial summary, I noted that the cosplayers were pretty stress free and confident in their plans for cosplay domination – and as time has gone on, the stress…

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Exclusive Game of Thrones Items at SDCC

Exclusive Game of Thrones Items at SDCC

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From Dark Horse Comics—

Following up on last week’s announcement of the first wave of Dark Horse’s 2014 Comic-Con exclusives comes the full slate of exclusive items based on the massively popular HBO series Game of Thrones! We have created not one, not two, but all three of Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons, an exclusive new map marker, and a new shield wall plaque! These items will make their…

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Army of BOOM! Studios Artists at SDCC

Army of BOOM! Studios Artists at SDCC

BOOM! Studios, founded in 2005

From BOOM! Studios—

Award-winning comic book publisher BOOM! Studios and its imprints, KaBOOM!, BOOM! Box, and Archaia, announced today it will return to exhibit at Comic-Con International in San Diego (San Diego Comic-Con, as it’s commonly called, or SDCC), to be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California July 23-27, 2014.

BOOM! and its imprints can be found at Booth…

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2000AD Signings, Exclusives and Panels at SDCC

2000AD Signings, Exclusives and Panels at SDCC

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From 2000 AD—

This year’s list includes exclusive DREDD: Underbelly signed prints and T-shirts by the movie’s concept artist, Jock, as well as posters and prints of a brand new image by critically-acclaimed Judge Dredd artist Henry Flint pitting comic Dredd against movie Dredd!

There’s also a zarjaz retro Judge Death T-shirt by his co-creator, the legendary Brian Bolland, as well as exclusive

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Review - Zombie Tramp #1

Review – Zombie Tramp #1

Zombie Tramp #1

Created & Written by Dan Mendoza Co-Written, Colored & Lettered by Jason Martin Artwork by TMChu

A hot zombie hooker and an undead Elvis…what more could you ask for?  I’ve been a fan of Zombie Trampfor a while now and was delighted to hear it was getting an ongoing.  I am generally not a fan of the big boobs and blood type comics, but it is done without so much fanfare and the humor overshadows…

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Diamond’s 2014 SDCC Booth and Panel Events

Diamond’s 2014 SDCC Booth and Panel Events

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From Diamond Comics—


During Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC), Diamond Comic Distributors will be at the Diamond PREVIEWSworld booth #2401 presenting exclusive items and showcasing products and merchandise for attendees to get a better understanding of WHAT’S@COMICSHOPS for the Fall and Holiday season. Diamond will also be promoting Free Comic Book Day and Halloween ComicFest events…

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Game Review - Crimsonland

Game Review – Crimsonland

Crimsonland is a “top-down shooter with a hint of rpg” developed by indie studio 10tons.  This is an indie title available through the Playstation Store for PS4; you can also purchase the game on Steam.  This is another jump into the vast ocean of indie developed games, but they have potential to be a contender with some of the bigger fish.  That’s not saying that Crimsonlandis a mega success,…

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Marvel Joins Cosplayers at SDCC

Marvel Joins Cosplayers at SDCC

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From Marvel Comics—

Marvel Method: Cosplay is the first Marvel Original Video Series to go inside the process of building a Marvel costume, culminating in its big reveal at San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Debuting July 8th on and on Marvel’s YouTube Channel, every Tuesday and Thursday,fans will get an inside look at the process of character selection, wearable design and fabric…

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