Category: Articles

Five Independent Super Hero Titles you should read by Jake Pierce

February 9, 2020 Articles
Read More

When most people think of super heroes and comics they think of Marvel and DC, which makes total sense seeing how both companies have been around for decades. I’d say most of us grew up with Marvel and DC and…

Continue Reading

The Unnerving Works of Junji Ito by Phil Tilecky and Julio Manzano

February 2, 2020 Articles, Reviews
Read More

“I am writing this under an appreciable mental strain”. -- H.P. Lovecraft Back in my adolescent days, my older brother handed me two books to lessen the boredom of an in-school suspension. Coated in black with red lettering, read the…

Continue Reading

HELP US HELP YOU (HELP US)! by Kevin H.

January 27, 2020 Articles

HELP US HELP YOU (HELP US)! We have one job-helping you get the comics you want. There are lots of branches on that tree, but if we start with the one main goal, we’ll all be moving in the right…

Continue Reading

Why issue numbers haven’t mattered to me and maybe you can be free too…by Rick B.

January 19, 2020 Articles
Read More

I know, I know how can you possibly start reading a comic book today if you don’t start with issue number 1. How will you know who’s who and what’s what? How, how, how? If I don’t start at the…

Continue Reading

Top 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS of 2019

January 11, 2020 Articles
Read More

A quick look back at the absolute best selling GRAPHIC NOVELS from 2019. Note: this isn't based on our opinions, it's based on the sheer number of copies that were purchased throughout GCComics 12 store chain. In other words customers…

Continue Reading

Options for Television by Nick L.

January 7, 2020 Articles
Read More

For me, there’s nothing better than seeing your favorite comics and characters come to life on the big and small screen. We’ve all been lucky to be living in this era of the Mega Marvel hit movies. Comics are everywhere,…

Continue Reading

Street Geek: A Take on Geek Culture in Hip-Hop Music By Luis Barajas

December 31, 2019 Articles
Read More

My parents, at least when it came to music, were very divided. My mother listened to 80’s rock and my father stopped listening to metal before I was born and started listening to Hip-Hop. Now I know that Bon Jovi,…

Continue Reading

BACK ISSUE TO THE FUTURE: Green Lantern: The New Corps #1-2 (1999) Commentary by Sam S

December 17, 2019 Back Issue to the Future, Reviews
Read More

DC in the 1990’s was filled with legacy characters, generally more hip, youthful and contemporary replacements for some of the company’s most iconic characters. Outside of Wally West as the Flash, no character exemplified this trend like Kyle Rayner, the…

Continue Reading

COMIC SHOPS SAVE LAST MINUTE SHOPPERS! By Chris in Downers Grove

December 15, 2019 Articles
Read More

There is no better place to finish all of your holiday shopping than at a comic book store! They have everything you need to cross those last few people off your list; from your weird uncle, coworker and neighbor. Even…

Continue Reading

BY CROM! By Mike Wall

December 9, 2019 Articles, Managers
Read More

I could not figure out what to write for my blog entry this time. So, I asked Dawn (my associate) what I should do and she said write something about the resurgence of Conan the Barbarian by Marvel. We did…

Continue Reading

Send this to friend