Angry Birds Obsession

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I have to be honest: I don’t get why Angry Birds is so big. It’s a perfectly enjoyable video game, and I can enjoy slingshotting birds across the screen as much as the next guy. But is it really worthy of the incredible superstardom it’s achieved? To find out, let’s look at some of the […]

Classic Comic Books Look Stunning as Stained Glass

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Comic books are tremendous, classic comic books even more so.  Comics still hold a soft spot in the hearts of many with films featuring comic book characters released seemingly every month, the recent conclusion of another Comic-Con, and new methods for sparking comic cravings.  The books themselves (the good ones) are works of art, with […]

Spontaneous Flesh Crawling

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Many comics billed as horror comics simply fail to elicit that clammy, sweaty response that one would expect from the genre. The same cannot be said for one of the latest offerings from Oni Press, now into its second issue. Spontaneous deals with the story of Melvin, a boy cursed from childhood with the ability […]

25 Hacked Road Signs

They flew out of Mike Myers' butt.

A recent fad almost as popular as planking is the art of hacking electronic road signs. It’s remarkably easy to sneak up to these things when nobody’s looking and input your own message for passersby to read. A quick Internet search will turn up instructions on how it’s done; here are 25 of the most […]

Quick! To-Fu: The Trials of Chi is FREE.

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Don’t you just love it when you refresh your iPad’s store “Top” category and scroll down to find something you’ve been iffy about buying but now it doesn’t matter because it’s free? Well, you can say that for To-Fu the Trials of Chi, a best of show in the App store since its debut last […]

What’s a store to do?

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On Saturday at San Diego Comicon, a panel gathered to discuss the effects of the digital market on the comics industry. It is amazing that in one breath a statement can be made that is both abhorrent to long time devotees of the medium yet is perfect common sense at the same time. As a […]