Fall TV is coming quickly, which is a real problem for my DVR because I’m still catching up on last season’s Arrow, Supernatural, and this summer’s Falling Skies. What can I say? I’ve been having really torrid affairs the past few months with The Strain, The Leftovers, Defiance, and Silicon Valley. As much as my […]
Did you think The Wicked and the Divine could’ve used less idol worship? Did you think Stray Bullets could’ve used more weirdness? Did you like the art in both, but your tastes go more to the Matt Kindt side of things? Curt Pires and Jason Copland cooked up some mad science, and Pop #1 might be the book you’ve been waiting for.
In all likelihood, if you’re under twenty-five years of age, you have likely never seen a comic like Dark Horse Presents at your comic shop. You’ve seen lots of samplers, freebies distributed from the publishers with a few pages of this comic and a few pages of that one, but a true anthology comic is […]
Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie have a proven track record. Their multiple Phonogram miniseries, about a world in which music is a form of magic, have been critically-acclaimed, and their run on Marvel’s Young Avengers were some of this reviewer’s favorite comics of 2013. Their current series, The Wicked + The Divine, is another high-concept […]
When Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez made Grindhouse in 2007, they linked the two movies within it with 70′s style adverts for fake exploitation B-movies. One of these was Machete, which proved so popular that Robert Rodriguez ended up making the film in 2010. Now, Machete returns once again in Machete Kills…
Looking for Image news and upcoming books? Look no further. New All-Ages Comic Coming This November A new comic by Michael Stock and Sina Grace featuring a curious young girl will join the Image line-up November 5th. Penny Dora and the Wishing Box is a retelling of the Pandora myth that reimagines the box as a […]
Stay on top of what’s new from VIZ Media with our wrap up. Art of Princess Mononoke Book Available August 26th Studio Ghibli is known for beautiful and innovative worlds that capture the imagination of audiences of all ages. Fans can enjoy the art of Princess Mononoke in a gorgeous hardcover book. From VIZ: This new hardcover […]
When it comes to fun and innovative titles, BOOM!’s got some great books to offer. George Perez’s New Comic Sirens Debuts September 17th Living legend George Perez is debuting his first original title in over decade with BOOM! Studios. This six-issue mini-series features a unique team of female superheroes that spans space and time. From BOOM!: […]
In the first five pages of Starlight #5, we hear Space-boy narrate his economical origin story. When a hovercraft pileup claimed the life of one of the Brotean royal family, Space-boy’s parents were the attending physicians, and when they could not save their patient, the Broteans were sorely disappointed. In lieu of a malpractice suit, […]
There’s a good side and a bad side to doing consistently good work. There are three things you probably know already about Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ books: they’ll be good, they’ll have crime, and it’s on your pull list / trade order. There’s a consistency to their work that fans have — rightfully — come to expect. The Fade Out #1 shows that there are, again, advantages and disadvantages to this.
From Dark Horse: PROMETHEUS: FIRE AND STONE #1 | PAUL TOBIN | JUAN FERREYRA When the Prometheus never returned from her fateful journey to LV-223, the questions surrounding the origins of man went unanswered. Now a new team of explorers seeks to uncover the dark mystery that holds not only the fate of theoriginal mission, […]