Anatomy of the Modern Comic Book Barcode

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The comic book barcode is a funny thing.  Some books have them and some don’t.  Those that do can be confusing as they might have 13, 14, or 17 digits contained in them.  In some cases you could even have two copies of the same issue which have entirely different barcodes on them.  Oh the insanity!!!  This article gives a …

Recent Favorite Comic Book Covers 6-13-2018

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Here’s an all Image Comics Edition of my favorite comic book covers from this week’s new comic book haul: The Weather Man #1 Cover by Nathan Fox Ramen, guns, and a dog paw.  Just another day on Mars. Oblivion Song #4 Cover by Lorenzo De Felici The Magic Order #1 Cover by Olivier Coipel with Dave Stewart A tale of …

Recent Reads: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

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Ok, ok.  So it took me 20+ years to do it, but I’ve finally read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling.  Yes, I’ve seen all the movies (and loved them!).  Yes, my girlfriend is a full on Harry Potter nerd.  And yes, I’ve even been to the absolutely amazing Warner Brother’s Harry Potter Studio Tour in England. …

Recent Favorite Comic Book Covers 5-30-2018

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Here are a handful of my favorite comic book covers from the past couple of weeks: American Gods: My Ainsel #3 Cover by David Mack Mr. Mack knocks it out of the park with every cover he does. The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Wonder Woman #4 Cover by Liam Sharp and Romulo Fajardo Jr. Barrier #5 Cover by …