Category Archives: Hermes Press

FCBD 2016: Costumed Heroes & Anti-Heroes

I was not allowed to talk about the Marvel books until their official release date, FCBD May 7th, so the Gold book from Marvel (Civil War II/Avengers) had to wait until today instead of getting reviewed along with the other … Continue reading

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FCBD 2014: Kids – Part 3: Teen Titans GO! / MegaManX-Sonic / Top Shelf Kids Club / Scratch9

There were quite a few comics targeted at younger readers this year.  I won’t hit all of the kid-centered ones but I’ll highlight 12 of what I thought were the best in 2 parts; the 1st 4 are in Part … Continue reading

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Buck Rogers #1 (Hermes Press)

Rating: 4/5 – A fresh new “old” take on Buck I’ve seen a lot of different incarnations of Buck Rogers, from the 1939 Buster Crabbe serials (no, I’m not that old, I saw them on video tape, but the fact … Continue reading

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FCBD 2013: 29 Kid-Friendly Comics (Part 3 of 3)

I’m finishing my quick look at all 29 of these kid-friendly books with books #21-29 in alphabetic order by title, giving a short “What’s Cool About It” that jumped out at me for each one. I’m not going to give … Continue reading

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FCBD 2013: 29 Kid-Friendly Comics (Part 1 of 3)

Of the 52 comics offered up in this year’s Free Comic Book Day on May 4th there were 29 that were kid friendly.  Some were targeted squarely at kids, like Sesame Street/Strawberry Shortcake (Ape) & the Smurfs (Papercutz).   Some were … Continue reading

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