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March 6, 2014

Atomic Books Comics Preview - March 6, 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.


Hell Yeah: A Classic Wrestling Coloring Book

Hell Yeah: A Classic Wrestling Coloring Book
by Mike Coley

This title is pretty appropriate as it's something you'll be saying to yourself a lot as you thumb through this art/coloring book - one side comes colored and the other is there for you to color in. The Macho Man, Koko B.Ware, Mankind, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, and more - all for your enjoyment! Hell yeah!


Henry Speaks for Himself

Henry Speaks for Himself
by John Liney

Reprinted for the first time since these strips ran in the 1940s/1950s, you can now enjoy the pranks of this oddball looking kid, Henry.


Nijigahara Holograph

Nijigahara Holograph
by Inio Asano / Matt Thorn (editor/translator)

Fantagraphics drops some gorgeous manga - Asano's artwork is just fantastic, and the story - well it involves the legend of a murderous beast, the possible end of the world and separate timelines. Complex, yes. But that complexity is earned.


Questions, concerns, comments or gripes – e-mail benn@atomicbooks.com. 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
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (weekly new book highlights)


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