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Ever since he first joined Top Shelf with the 2006 autobiographical collection Please Release, Nate Powell has been one of the most fascinating cartoonists we've had the pleasure to publish. Longtime fans have joined us in watching his career unfold: winning the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel, speaking at the United Nations and on The Rachel Maddow Show,
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Self Defense with Solid Snake is exactly what you think it is... Solid Snake teaching self defense class. What makes this actually pretty funny is Snake's dialogue. The other lines are just set up for his jokes, but man do they make his jokes work. If you like it check out more of Beat Down Boogie's videos.
There sure is a lot going on in this story mode trailer for Mortal Kombat X . While I'm a fan for the series there's something that just seems off here. Perhaps it's the pacing, or maybe it's the fact that it just looks boring? Oh and I hope you like the idea of you favorite "kombatants" making babies because they did!
It's an ambitious project that was a game, an animated movie and a graphic novel! That's a lot of cool stuff. Forge Animation has released some gameplay footage for Windwalkers so check that out.
Over at Beat Down Boogie they've put together a couple of videos from the resent Katsucon.
Original Comic Bastards Podcasts
CBMFP 174 here, after some delay we've got your episode for you. Go ahead and lower your expectations... like a lot. We're discussing Sex Criminals heading to your TV! YAY! Right? After that there's a lengthy convo about Supergirl... on your TV! Also an age-old question about The New Adventures of Lois and Clark. Runaways... coming back to comics again. And we discuss Aaron's article on reimagined body images of superheroes.
What? That's not a movie? Nope that's the unaired Justice League of America TV pilot that CBS ordered way back in 1997! Yeah what the fuck were you doing back then? Not watching this I'll tell you that much. Sit back and enjoy a trip down terrible lane as Kevin and Dustin review one of comic fandoms lost treasures.
Today on the CBMFP (our comic book podcast) we're going to talk about the reveal of the aquatic man... Aquaman that is. Don't worry we spend more time on the now confirmed Alien moving coming from Neill Blomkamp... and there's a side rant there. Dark Horse shuffles some books to digital and we discuss the pros and cons of that. Along with a discussions about who has boned in the Marvel U. (picture at the bottom).