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Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Johanna Draper Carlson runs ComicsWorthReading.com, where she has provided independent reviews of graphic novels, manga, all kinds of comic books, and related media since 1999.

Twitter: @johannadc

Jul 27, 2014

Star Trek Beer?!? Klingon Warnog Launches

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Indiana-based Tin Man Brewing Company, under license by CBS Consumer Products, has launched the first in a line of Star Trek-themed alcoholic beverages in the US. Klingon Warnog, “a high-quality...

Jul 25, 2014

ComiXology Allows Publishers to Provide DRM-Free Digital Comics

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We knew, when Amazon acquired ComiXology, that changes would be in order. However, I wouldn’t have guessed that this particular, much-requested one would come so quickly. ComiXology announced yesterday that,...

Jul 25, 2014

Batman: The Complete Television Series Image, Details Released

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In conjunction with their panel at the San Diego Comic-Con this week, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released the above image of the Limited Edition Blu-ray set of Batman: The...

Jul 25, 2014

Lucy Opens — The Black Widow Movie That Should Have Been?

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Fans have been asking for a Black Widow movie after loving Scarlett Johansson’s performance as the superspy in The Avengers movie. Marvel’s been resistant, perhaps because they have so many...

Jul 22, 2014

Good Comics at the Comic Shop July 23: Doctor Who and the Avengers

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Here’s what I recommend appearing today at your local comic shop. I’ve been impressed by how well Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 10 is turning out with the creators, Christos...

Jul 22, 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #5

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The “New Rules” storyline concludes in Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #5 quite satisfactorily. Cover by Steve Morris Writer Christos Gage has managed to lay out clearly for readers...

Jul 21, 2014

Bats Bats Bats Bats: The History of Batman’s Costumes

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The same group that put out an infographic on the history of Spider-Man’s costumes is back with a look at Batman’s outfits over the years. Smartly, they’ve titled it “The...

Jul 20, 2014

All You Need Is Kill (Digital Manga Review)

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Publishing decisions don’t always make sense to me. To tie into this summer’s release of Edge of Tomorrow, Viz put out an abbreviated comic version of the original story titled...

Jul 16, 2014

Good Comics at the Comic Shop July 16

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Here’s what I recommend appearing today at your local comic shop. Seconds The book of the week, in terms of overall anticipation, is Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Seconds (Ballantine Books, $25)....

Jul 15, 2014

Bryan Lee O'Malley's Seconds: A Graphic Novel a Terrific Read

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Not everyone can create a popular six-graphic-novel series that’s the basis for a major motion picture and still being reprinted ten years later. So it’s not surprising that the next...