Media Release — Valiant is proud to present your first look inside BLOODSHOT REBORN #18 – a blood-stained epilogue to “BLOODSHOT ISLAND” from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Moon Knight, Old Man Logan) and Valiant’s latest exclusive superstar, Tomas Giorello (4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER)! Before BLOODSHOT U.S.A. #1 grips New York with infection, fear, and panic on October 26th, jump on board the series nominated for Best Writer, Best Artist, Best Continuing Series, and much more at the 2016 Harvey Awards with a searing standalone tale perfect for new readers!

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BLOODSHOT REBORN #18 is about to dive into the deep end

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Media Release — Start your engines, True Believers – this one is going to be a scorcher! You heard right – Robbie Reyes is back! Hell on wheels comes to Marvel NOW! as the Spirit of Vengeance returns to comics in an all-new GHOST RIDER #1! Robbie Reyes co-creator Felipe Smith (All-New Ghost Rider) is back to pen the ongoing adventures of this high-octane hot-head, and he’s bringing artist Danilo Beyruth (Deadpool v Gambit) along for the ride!

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New ongoing GHOST RIDER series launches November 2016

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Dark Horse Comics celebrate their 30th anniversary with a Humble Bundle

Media Release — Humble Bundle and Dark Horse Comics have teamed up to launch the Dark Horse Comics 30th Anniversary Bundle today. Starting at 11 a.m. PDT, fans of the legendary publisher can pay what they want for over $400 worth of digital comics, all while supporting a great cause.

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The Comixalaxy Reviews: ALL-NEW X-MEN #12

Eric Bradach’s The Comixalaxy

All-New X-Men #12
Writer: Dennis Hopeless
Artist: Mark Bagley
Colorist: Nolan Woodard
Letterer: Cory Petit
Publisher: Marvel
Release Date: 08/10/2016

After the meaningless Apocalypse Wars crossover where a completely missed opportunity to develop Evan, Kid Apocalypse, All-New X-Men gets back to what the opening arc promised us. Focusing on the relationships between this team of young mutants, developing the characters, allowing them to grow, and having fun. In the spirit of the New X-Men Academy X and Wolverine and the X-Men series. Writer Dennis Hopeless tries to turn the attention back to building the team dynamic, putting Laura Kinney (X-23/Wolverine) and her relationship with Warren Worthington (Angel) in the spotlight. However, this book demonstrates how when a character whose in two different series simultaneously can cause inconsistencies.

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The Comixalaxy Reviews: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #12

Eric Bradach’s The Comixalaxy

Invincible Iron Man #12
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Artist: Mike Deodato
Colorist: Frank Martin
Letters: Clayton Cowles
Publisher: Marvel
Release Date: 08/03/2016

In the shadows of event comics, it can sometimes become easy to overlook and forget about the current ongoing series of the crossover’s main protagonists/antagonists. As is the case with Marvel’s Civil War II and the flagship title of one of its central characters, the Invincible Iron Man.

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Comics

BLOODSHOT REBORN #18 is about to dive into the deep end

Media Release — Valiant is proud to present your first look inside BLOODSHOT REBORN #18 – a blood-stained epilogue to “BLOODSHOT ISLAND” from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Moon Knight, Old Man Logan) and Valiant’s latest exclusive superstar, Tomas Giorello (4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER)! Before BLOODSHOT U.S.A. #1 grips New York with infection, fear, and panic on October 26th, jump on board the series nominated for Best Writer, Best Artist, Best Continuing Series, and much more at the 2016 Harvey Awards with a searing standalone tale perfect for new readers!

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  • New ongoing GHOST RIDER series launches November 2016
  • Dark Horse Comics celebrate their 30th anniversary with a Humble Bundle
  • The Comixalaxy Reviews: ALL-NEW X-MEN #12
  • The Comixalaxy Reviews: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #12
  • The Comixalaxy Reviews: ALL-STAR BATMAN #1
  • ComicList: New Comic Book Releases List for 08/24/2016 (2 Weeks Out)
  • ComicList Preview: BLUE HOUR #1
  • ComicList Preview: WEAVERS #4
  • ComicList Preview: JOHNNY RED #8
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    Stamps

    Indore stamps of 1904/08 – engraved, litho, or both?

    I’m not the easiest kind of collector to get confused but the below Indore stamps with portrait of young Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar III have got me perplexed. In 1904 Perkins Bacon won the contract for printing of Indore stamps from Waterlow, and from there onwards all Indore stamps were printed in recess by Perkins Bacon until 1940. Simple and sweet, except when going through my recent acquisition I noted that a couple of these stamps did not feel engraved to tweezer tip, but they had the appearance of genuine stamp. This marked the beginning of another trip down the rabbit hole. My first step was to do the “kitchen foil test” to confirm whether or not the stamps were engraved. I placed the stamps one at a time below a piece of aluminium foil, and then rubbed the foil with soft eraser on top of the stamp. And presto! The […]

  • Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Winners Stamps
  • Summer Olympic Games has begun. New issue of 4 stamps introduced by Romfilatelia!
  • The canonization of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. One new stamp introduced by Vatican Post
  • Dom Mintoff as the leading Maltese politician. One special commemorative stamp released by Malta Post
  • Stamp collections of famous singers are to go on display. John Lennon and Freddie Mercury’s philately posessions are to your attention at Stampex
  • Sports of Rio 2016 Olympic Games Brazil
  • A special book on history of Omani postal services. A must have piece of literature for each stamp collector!
  • 1854 4 annas pair to auction in Singapore stamp sale. Latest auction news to your attention
  • Long-awaited Olympic Games 2016 – Rio De Janeiro. Malta Post joins other Postal Services in celebrating Rio 2016 with 4 special stamps!
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