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September 20, 2015

Atomic Books Comics Preview - September 20, 2015

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 BuzzFeed's Great American Bookstores, as well as one of Flavorwire's 10 greatest comic and graphic novel stores in America.

Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World's Finest Actor

Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World's Finest Actor
by Robert Schnakenberg

It's a compendium of all things Bill Murray - one of America's national treasures.

Mixtape #1

Mixtape #1
by Brad Abraham / Jok / Gervasio

If you're tired of hearing about Millennials (let's face it, they are dangerously close to becoming the new Boomers), Mixtape might just be your fix. It's the GenX era of alt-rock and friends and the scene start coming apart.

Paybacks #1

Paybacks #1
by Donny Cates / Eliot Rahal / Geoff Shaw

This fun new Dark Horse series reads like Repo Man meets The Mystery Men. Fun, funny and just weird enough.

Terror Assaulter: O.M.W.O.T.

Terror Assaulter: O.M.W.O.T.
by Benjamin Marra

Marra delivers a hyper-graphic satire of American foreign policy and masculinity in this hilarious new, full color graphic novel.

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, Mutant Funnies

also at Largehearted Boy:

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

Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
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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