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  1. Trust in Science: The Atomic Robo Hardcover Reprints

    atomic robo hardcoversAs of this article’s publishing there’s a mere 48 hours left to get in at the ground level of action science history.

    Atomic Robo is the synthetic intelligence in a ruggedly handsome robotic chassis created by Nikola Tesla, and Atomic Robo is the comic book about him, created by Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener. Since robots can’t die in a conventional sense, Robo has been around since the 1920s and each volume of his 100% historically accurate funnybook takes place in different eras. Read ’em in any order! The series is beloved by legions of fans and well-known comic creators alike. If you haven’t, you should totally read it! You don’t even have to pay money to do it – the Atomic Robo recently reinvented itself as a webcomic, and all past volumes are free to read at Atomic-Robo.com! It also features a criminally insane talking dinosaur.

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    Now that we’ve excited you about all the free stuff you can read… Have you considered buying volumes of Atomic Robo? And even is the answer is “yes”, have you considered doing it… in style? Don’t get me wrong, your vintage WWII bomber jacket and fuschia pumps are very fashionable, but I’m talking about the stylishness of the books themselves. Since Robo is now a webcomic, the book is out of print, and it’s never been in hardcover. Now it is! Or rather, it will be (more…)

  2. A Mayhem-Filled Fight Club 2 Review

    fight club 2 thumbWake up, Space Monkey. It’s been almost two decades since Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club novel was released and 16 years since the film. Now, its time to rize or die as the long awaited sequel comes back to punch you square in the ear. This review will contain some spoilers to the original Fight Club, but we promise not to spoil Fight Club 2. Just keep in mind, we’re reviewing the first issue here, so some secrets need to be shared… And remember rule #1. (more…)

  3. Spoiler-Free Review: Letter 44 Volumes 1 & 2

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    Imagine if House of Cards made beautiful love-babies with Independence Day. That’s right: Cold-hearted political schemes intermingling with the threat of alien invasion. Welcome to the troubled and awesome world of Charles Soule’s Letter 44.

    The graphic novel opens with newly inaugurated president, Stephen Henry Blades, receiving a letter from outgoing president Francis T. Carroll. In this letter, President Carroll defends going to war in the Middle East, stating it was a means to increase military size and strength in preparation for a greater threat. This threat is from a mysterious extraterrestrial race, currently building an unknown object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. They’ve been there for seven years, have yet to make contact, and NASA is still unsure about their intentions. (more…)

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