Comics

Cimarronin #1 – Action-packed historical fiction at its finest

It’s one of those nights. I have so many things in my to-do list that I’m having trouble figuring out what to do first. And all of a sudden, while casually browsing Comixology, one of their sales piqued my interest. A series titled “Cimarronin”, with the catchphrase “A Samurai in New Spain” and a synopsis that promised samurai, Jesuit priests, Spanish dukes, African slaves and Manchu princesses on adventure from Manila to Mexico (New Spain).

Are you kidding me? That sounded like Django Unchained meets Samurai Champloo on steroids! I had to check it out immediately! And so, I did. I  tried to find out if this odd book had been printed, but that wasn’t the case, so I purchased the digital collected edition without losing another minute. And it was quite the deal too, at only $1.99 USD for the 3 issues.

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Comics

This week’s haul

It’s not all about super-heroes in spandex. There’s a whole universe out there, outside from Marvel and DC. I’ll be recommending some of these series relatively soon-ish.

Nailbiter – Hack/Slash (One-Shot)
Image Comics
Writers: Tim Seeley / Joshua Williamson
Art: Mike Henderson / Emilio Laiso

Blackcross #1
Dynamite Comics
Writer: Warren Ellis
Art: Colton Worley

Nameless #2
Image Comics
Writer: Grant Morrison
Art: Chris Burnham / Nathan Fairbairn


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Hello!! World

Contrary to what you might be thinking, this post is not a test.

It’s a post about posts. A post about the posts in a blog, which in turn is about me. Are you confused yet? That’s a good sign.

To write a post for a blog (read: to be a “blogger”) might sound like a somewhat archaic concept, specially in the days of facebook statuses and tweets. But it only takes a look around the more specialized communities on the Internet to discover that there is a whole world out there, full of blogs that work, satisfying needs of all kinds. That is ideally how the web should work, don’t you think? With the primary objective of satisfying people’s needs. Everything else, everything secondary, is pure banality.

This site pretends to satisfy the needs of one person: me. What are those needs, you ask? Nothing too complicated:

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