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December 21, 2011

Atomic Books Comics Preview - December 21st, 2011

In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics and graphic novels.

Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. The Mobtown Shank is his blog, and his comic Said What? is syndicated weekly in the Baltimore Sun's B-Paper.

Atomic Books has been named one of Bizarre Magazine's 51 geekiest places on the planet, as well as one of Flavorwire's 10 greatest comic and graphic novel stores in America.

500 Portraits
by Tony Millionaire

The name Tony Millionaire is usually associated with drunken, suicidal crows. But here he collects his portrait work of the famous and infamous alike which he did for magazines like The Believer, The New York Times, The New Yorker and more.

Jason Conquers America
by Jason

This one-shot celebrates the 10 year anniversary of the Norwegian master cartoonist Jason's comics being published in America.

by Nick Maandang

This comic is about a streakers' club who are on the quest to create the perfect streak.

Tales Designed to Thrizzle #7
by Michael Kupperman

This new issue of Kupperman's hilarious serious features Quincy in "Quinception", Twain and Einstein, Reservoir Dogs 2 and more.

Questions, concerns, comments or gripes – e-mail If there’s a comic I should know about, send it my way at Atomic, c/o Atomic Books 3620 Falls Rd., Baltimore, MD 21211.

Atomic Books & Benn Ray links:

Atomic Books website
Atomic Books on Twitter
Atomic Books on Facebook
Benn Ray's blog (The Mobtown Shank)
Benn Ray's comic, Said What?

also at Largehearted Boy:

other Atomic Books Comics Preview lists (weekly new comics & graphic novel highlights)

the list of online "best books of 2011" lists

52 Books, 52 Weeks
Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
guest book reviews
Largehearted Word (weekly new book highlights)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)

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