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Comic Review: SOUTHERN BASTARDS #4

The first arc of Jason Aaron’s Alabama epic concludes with the full-speed-ahead force of a freight train in this week’s Southern Bastards #4. The issue is a dark, balmy action tale rife with firecracker dialogue, brutal violence, and the stifling, claustrophobic energy of a small town gone bad wrapped around each panel. The breathtaking issue […]

The Kabooooom! Pull List, 8.27.14 Edition

Here at Kaboooooom we live and breathe comic books, but if you’re new to the game or just don’t frequent the local comic shop it can be hard to know where to start. For that, we’re here to help. Every week we’ll share with you our recommendations for what you should checking out and what […]

10 Best Marvel NOW! Comics

In October 2012, Marvel Comics relaunched several of their ongoing titles under the banner of Marvel NOW!  They also began introducing new titles into the mix.  Today, Marvel NOW! is in its second wave, and with so much flux, how do we know what’s good and what’s bad?  Here’s a list of what we think […]

Woman to Wield Mjolnir! Marvel Announces New Female Thor

“Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.” Those are the words inscribed on the fabled hammer, Mjolnir – chosen weapon of the Thunder God, Thor. Over the years, there have been a few who’ve been found worthy to hold that hammer – Beta Ray Bill, Captain America, Storm […]

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Comic Review: ORIGINAL SIN #3

Original Sin just might be the weirdest summer crossover Marvel has ever produced. In lieu of blockbuster action and large-scale gatherings of heroes and villains typical of such events, writer Jason Aaron and artist Mike Deodato unfold a slow-boiling superhero noir, filled with rising tension, terse character moments, and a lot of eyeballs. The last […]

COMIC REVIEW: Southern Bastards #1

Southern Bastards marks the return of the Scalped creative team, Aaron and Latour in another dark collaboration. The first issue in this new ongoing series finds a nice balance between back story and forward progression to create an intriguing foundation to build on. The story centers on Earl Tubb, a middle-aged man from Birmingham, Alabama. […]