July 17, 2013
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics and graphic novels.
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.
A modern girl (Katherine), an 18th century dandy (Charles Varnay), a hyper-intelligent dog (Rousseau), seven metal urns that contain recordings of the voice of Christ with an urgent message for the world, and a movie (The Goddess of Enlightenment) in which Katherine must appear nude - underground comix legend Kim Deitch returns with an epic graphic novel.
Black Kiss II
by Howard Chaykin
Chaykin revisits is 25 year old, dark, erotic thriller, masterpiece Black Kiss with Black Kiss II - with all the sex and violence that made the original controversial.
Walrus: Brandon Graham's All Bum Album
by Brandon Graham
This art book serves to pull back the curtain to give us a look at how one of the most unique talents in comics puts together is wholly original worlds.
Questions, concerns, comments or gripes – e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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other Atomic Books Comics Preview lists (weekly new comics & graphic novel highlights)
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)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)