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Wayne Hall

Wayne Hall creates the Wayne's Comics Podcast. He’s interviewed Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, John Layman, Kyle Higgins, Phil Hester, Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray, David Petersen, Christos Gage, Mike Grell, and Matt Kindt. Each episode also includes reviews, news and previews. On this site each week, he writes his "Comics Portal" column (general comics comments and previews) and reviews comics.

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There’s nothing bigger this week than the yearly return of Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) on the first Saturday of May, this time on May 7!

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Almighties, Amass, Ms. F, Mike Gagnon, Sam Johnson, Avengers, parody, R-rating, President Barack Obama, Maxi-Tron, Mason, Nite Fang, Stefanos, Deadpool, Joe Cyborg, White House, Agent Coleslaw, Wayne Winston, Joey-Anne the Hooker,
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Almighties Amass! This week’s episode features the return of indie comics creators Sam Johnson and Mike Gagnon as they update us on their Almighties series, including a new R-rated version of one of their books now available!

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Batman, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Commissioner Gordon, Bruce Wayne, Dark Knight, DC Comics, New 52, Court of Owls, Alfred
BatmanDCFeaturedNew 52Review

I count myself fortunate to have not only read Batman issues 1 through 51, but to be able to review many of those books here at MajorSpoilers.com! All good things must come to an end, however, so let me share my thoughts about the final Snyder/Capullo issue with you.

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In the last several days, there’s been quite a bit of discussion online about a difficult subject – sexual harassment in the comics industry.

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Solar Flare, James Haick III, Branko Jonanovic, Song Ye, science, Jamestown Publishing,
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Solar Flare #5 is another excellent example of how a team of comics creators can keep one at the edge of his or her seat from issue to issue. Take the jump for a review of the issue!

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This week, I talk with creators Brian Demeter and Josh Geoghagan about their terrific 40-page one shot graphic novella A Graveyard For Whales.

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There’s been a lot of discussion online recently about autographs and what fans should pay to obtain them. Some comics pros have begun charging a pretty penny for their autographs. And some fans aren’t all that happy about it.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Alethea, Moonlit Dawn, Mythical Tale, wolves, Alaska, James Munch, Insane Comics, prologue, webcomic, conventions,
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For this week’s episode, I have a special interview with Alethea, the creator of a fascinating Indie series from Insane Comics called Moonlit Dawn: A Mythical Tale.

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Batman, Robin, Damien Wayne, Batcave, Alfred, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, DC Comics, IDW Publishing, Michaelangelo, Star Trek, Flash, Supergirl, CBS, James Tynion IV, Freddie Williams, Leonardo, Donatello, Shredder, Splinter, Gotham City,
BatmancrossoverDCFeaturedFreddie Williams IIIDW PublishingReviewTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

I love crossovers! I mean, Star Trek and anything else sci fi? I’m there! Flash and Supergirl on CBS? Loved it! But, when I heard about Batman teaming up with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I was skeptical. VERY skeptical. After all, it’s the Dark Knight working with what is often considered a kids franchise. I mean, talking turtles and Batman? I wasn’t all that enthusiastic about it. However, I’ve grown to be a big fan of James Tynion IV, who can turn a great tale with the best of them. So I signed up for them. And I’m glad I

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This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the SPACE (Small Press & Alternative Comics Expo) convention at the Northland Performing Arts Center in Columbus, Ohio.

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Fix, Image Comics, Mac, The Shield, Captain America, Nick Spencer, Steve Lieber, Ryan Hill, Pretzels, crooked cops,
FeaturedImage ComicsNick SpencerReview

Being an anti-hero has a lot of appeal to many today. After all, the politicians are crooked, the system’s rigged against us, the cops are no good … all that good stuff. Most comics deal with the good guys, so it makes sense to have Nick Spencer, who also writes – count ‘em – TWO Captain America titles to want to go a different route. Hence The Fix.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Nadja Baer, Nathan Lueth, Impure Blood, Melting Down, Abomination, Roan, Dara, Ancients, Elnor, Benjamin, Asperger’s Disorder, Round Table Comics,
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I first discovered Impure Blood and Melting Down at this year’s C2E2, and after reading their great books, I knew I had to interview creators Nadja Baer and Nathan Lueth.

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Comics PortalDarkseidDCDeathstrokeDoctor DoomFeaturedGalactusJokerMagnetoMarvelOpinionThanos

It’s long been said that what makes good movies are the bad guys. If that person is not challenging the main character of the film, then it’s dull as dishwater. If he or she is, then we often feel for the “good guy” of the film, want that person to win! I think comics have that same element to them. When the villain rises up and we worry that the hero or heroine will not be victorious, we’re anxious to turn the page and see what happens next. Our perception of villains has changed over the years. We used to

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Ruben Romero, Richard Rivera, Bob Salley, Three Swords, Kickstarter, Salvagers, Think Alike Productions, Stabbity Bunny, Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas, George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones, Athos, Porthos, Aramis.
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Ruben Romero from Think Alike Productions is back, and he’s got a hot Kickstarter going on for his Three Swords project at this link!

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