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January 14, 2017

Atomic Books Comics Preview - January 14, 2017

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

Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. He also runs the Mutant Funnies Tumblr.

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.

Get Out Your Hankies

Get Out Your Hankies
by Gabrielle Bell

Any time there's a new book by Bell is a cause for excitement. This mini diary comic deals with subjects like technology, small towns, pickling, mushrooms, spider webs, and, of course, bears.

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation
by Damian Duffy / Octavia E. Butler / John Jennings

Here Butler's sci-fi masterpiece has been adapted into a stunning graphic novel.

Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead: Color the Ace of Spades

Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead: Color the Ace of Spades
by various

It's been over a year ago now that we learned that Motorhead's frontman Lemmy Kilmister was killed by death. This coloring book let's us all celebrate the life of a hard living rock icon.

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

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

Online "Best of 2015" Book Lists

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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