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January 2, 2014

Atomic Books Comics Preview - January 2, 2014

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.

Batman / Judge Dredd Collection

Batman / Judge Dredd Collection
by Alan Grant / John Wagner / Simon Bisley / various

Now available in paperback - all of Batman's run-ins and team-ups with Judge Dredd. Brutal vigilante vs. fascist cop!

Brooklyn Quesadillas

Brooklyn Quesadillas
by Antony Huchette

A new father with a mid-life crisis set in a surreal Brooklyn-scape that feels a lot like a '90s underground comic.

I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You

I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You
by Yumi Sakugawa

Yumi's adorable book explores friend-love - that sort of platonic crush you can sometimes get on another person.

Pick-A-Plot Book 2: You Are A Cat In The Zombie Apocalypse

Pick-A-Plot Book 2: You Are A Cat In The Zombie Apocalypse
by Sherwin Tjia

It's another cat-based, illustrated, Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style story - this time with a zombie apocalypse!

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)

Online "Best of 2013" Book 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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