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CBF Quick Picks #144 : February Comic Book Shout-Outs

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

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No news is good news….so I’m going to share some shout-outs instead to some books that have caught my eye in the last couple of weeks.

Injustice Year Two is still going strong off the heels of last year. And Charles Soule hit another one out of the park amidst his heavy workload with She-Hulk #1. This Hawkeye template is really working for Marvel.

Hit the Play and get more of the juicy details!

CBF Quick Picks #143 : Injustice Prevails

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Injustice Gods Among Us
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I am loving the Injustice Gods Among Us comic right now and apparently so are you what with DC reporting excellent sales for the digital series. This is what they need to offset what didn’t work in the New 52.

Why is the series working so well and what else could DC do to keep interest going into the new year? Let’s find out and hit the Play.

CBF Quick Picks #142 : Image Keeps on Chugging

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

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They may not show it in market share, but Image Comics has become the place where big and fresh ideas get their fresh starts. This year’s Image Expo re-enforced that idea grabbing key talent for the long-run to headline the new year with big names like Scott Snyder, Ed Brubaker, and Grant Morrison.

What will this mean for the industry and will it represent a changing of the guard in the market that has so long seen Marvel and DC trade leads? Hit the Play and find out.

CBF Quick Picks #141 : The Dark Horse Dilemma?

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Star Wars
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We all knew it was coming. Disney is giving Marvel the keys to the Star Wars comic book kingdom in 2015. The question to ask though is if this is a serious enough affair to threaten Dark Horse’s business.

Hit the Play button and we’ll see if Dark Horse’s catalog is still enticing enough to make it a key player.

CBF – 2013 Year in Review

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

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Time to dust off those Fury awards – it’s the 2013 year in review for comics!

Too much good stuff this year, but we did narrow down a winner for best series, writer, artist, and publisher in the world of sequential storytelling. Hit the Play and find out who.

Have a great Christmas and New Year’s!

CBF Quick Picks #140 : DC Comics Proving A Point

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Batman #26

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Last week, we talked about why DC should still be a publisher to talk about despite the New 52 lacking in execution. This week, I give you some new releases that showcase why they should be still talked about.