In this Week’s Best New Comics, Jocks Are Legendary Warriors and Nerds Rule the World

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We all wear different hats throughout life that we change as circumstances require. The person you are with your loved ones is not the person you are with your enemies, and that person is different than the person you are when you’re all by yourself. The heroes in this week’s best new comics all have fairly solid…

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Who Reviews the Reviewer?

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Writer Paul Constant made a career out of reviewing books. Now his very first comic, Ahoy’s timey-wimey high school drama Planet of the Nerds, is hitting shelves today—and it has him thinking about the relationship between being a critic and a creator. Check out his thoughts below, as well as a preview of Planet of…

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Travel back to an eccentric period of comics in this Bronze Age Boogie exclusive

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The Bronze Age of comics, typically considered the early ’70s through the mid ’80s, was a fascinating period that saw superheroes evolving while pulp genres regained popularity. Books like Conan The Barbarian, Master Of Kung Fu, and Swamp Thing brought epic fantasy, dynamic martial arts, and chilling horror to…

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A Familiar Vampire Gets a Delightfully Gothic Origin in This Preview of Edgar Allen Poe’s Snifter of Terror

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Dracula, the Count, Lestat, even Angel and Blade—we know the origin stories of these iconic vampires from across the pop culture landscape. But one beloved vampyr has been long overdue in getting a backstory, and this exclusive look at a quirky new horror comic anthology is finally doing it.

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