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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

Apr 21, 2014

Spider-Man’s Costumes Through the Years

By Comics Worth Reading

I don’t normally link to infographics, but I thought this one was well-done, full of actual information, and not obnoxious about the source promotion. I had no idea there had...

Apr 21, 2014

The Marvel Encyclopedia (2014)

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Review by KC Carlson Last revised in 2009, DK’s The Marvel Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the Marvel Universe was long overdue for updating, as the Marvel...

Apr 20, 2014

Nijigahara Holograph

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Continuing Fantagraphics’ program of bringing notable manga to English in deluxe presentations — titles so far include important historical shojo The Heart of Thomas and Moto Hagio’s Drunken Dream as...

Apr 19, 2014

DayBlack #1-2

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DayBlack by Keef Cross is a distinctively designed digital comic with a similarly unusual premise. A slave, picking cotton, is set upon by a vampire and turned. Now, Merce is...

Apr 18, 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailers Build Excitement

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The first trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, released last fall, focused on closeups of the many stars populating the mutant film — Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ellen Page,...

Apr 18, 2014

Son of Batman Video Clips and Images

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Son of Batman The next original DCU animated movie, Son of Batman, will be available for home video purchase on May 6. Can you believe this is the 20th!?! original...

Apr 08, 2014

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Want to Ride Captain America Movie’s Coattails

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It’s no surprise that Captain America: The Winter Soldier had a dynamite opening weekend, setting a new box office record for April with a $96+ million take. Internationally, it’s also...

Apr 04, 2014

Angel and Faith Season 10 #1

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To tie into the new Buffy Season 10, the Angel and Faith series has also been relaunched with a similar title (although it makes less sense here, since there was...

Mar 30, 2014

IDW Launches Cartoon Network Crossover While Boom! Announces CN First Look Deal

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Cartoon Network now has two major comic publishers working with their properties. Now available for ordering from IDW Publishing is Super Secret Crisis War!, the first issue in a six-issue...

Mar 30, 2014

The Simon & Kirby Library: Horror

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The latest entry in the Simon & Kirby Library reprint series — following Science Fiction, Crime, and Superheroes — is Horror. The Simon & Kirby Library: Horror This volume reprints...