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This is what a Batman comic should be Batman exploding?  A damsel in distress?  A guy proclaiming to be the modern incarnation of King Tut?  No, I’m not describing an episode of the 60’s Batman television series, that featured Victor Buono as the villain, but rather King Tut’s introduction into the Batman family of comics 33 years after first being introduced on TV.

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IDW PublishingReview

It’s so much more fun, when you just open your mind… The first issue of Locke & Key: Head Games was a prologue meant to ease readers back into the groove of the weird happening in Lovecraft, Mass. Issue #1 featured Lucas Caravaggio (under the guise of Zack Wells) reveal his master plan – he plans to kill all those who did him wrong all those years ago.  And while Joe Hill kept the Locke kids out of the picture last go around, they take center stage once again.

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Dark Horse ComicsReview

Have fun storming the castle! By Crom! The final installment of the first arc in the newly launched Conan the Cimmerian series from Dark Horse Comics has arrived!  All those flashbacks, featuring Conan’s grandfather, readers have been reading since May 2008 finally play out as readers discover how hungry, lonely, and fearsome the wolf can be.

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Wait, I’m still reading this? Don’t know how it got into my pull pile this week, but Batman Confidential once again slipped into my weekly bag of goodness, which means I buy it, I read it.  And in many cases, I review it on this site.  The most recent arc in Batman Confidential features The Joker causing all sorts of hijinks and giving no end of trouble to the police and to the Batman.  In this concluding chapter, we not only find out how Batman keeps the Joker at bay, but also the point of this Confidential arc.

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MarvelSideshow Collectibles

Holy Moley!  I thought my Rogue comiquette was huge.  Check out the latest statue release from Sideshow Collectibles.  This two foot – TWO FOOT – tall statue features the Hulk’s adversary in a pretty dramatic pose that would scare the crap out of my one-year old. Sideshow doesn’t have a set release date, but it is expected to ship in 2009. Take the jump for more images, plus the side by side with the Hulk comiquette.

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DCReviewVertigo

War is Over, Now The story that has preoccupied the pages of Fables for at least the last two years, was the buildup and invasion of the homelands by the Fables, who were sick and tired of The Adversary threatening their way of existence in the Mundy world.  After last month’s stunning conclusion to the war, we’re left wondering, “What’s next?”

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