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Comic Review – Hungry Ghosts #1
2 months ago

Comic Review – Hungry Ghosts #1

By  •  Comics
Cover of Hungry Ghosts #1

Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef perhaps best known for his travel and food shows No Reservations and Parts Unknown has joined forces once again with Joel Rose, his collaborator on New …
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Comic Review – Anno Dracula 1895
2 months ago

Comic Review – Anno Dracula 1895

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In 1992, British author Kim Newman released the first novel in his alternate history universe, Anno Dracula, in which Dracula marries Queen Victoria, making vampirism socially acceptable and, from the …
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Comic Review – Sleepless #1
2 months ago

Comic Review – Sleepless #1

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Cover of Sleepless Issue 1

The idea of court intrigue within a fantasy world did not start with Game of Thrones, but as fans prepare themselves for the final season of the television adaptation of …
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Comic Review – Imaginary Fiends #1
2 months ago

Comic Review – Imaginary Fiends #1

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Cover of Imaginary Fiends #1

In Vertigo’s Imaginary Fiends introduces us to eighteen-year-old Melba Li, who’s been held in institutions for the last six years, with no foreseeable end. According to her, it’s because of …
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Comic Review: The Dark Crystal Tales
3 months ago

Comic Review: The Dark Crystal Tales

By  •  Books, Comics
Cover of The Dark Crystal Tales: various characters from the movie gather around a campfire listening to a story

A few months ago, I was lucky enough to be contacted by Cory Godbey, whose book Labyrinth Tales I reviewed last September. He kindly sent me his new book, The …
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Comic Review – Black Cloud Vol 1
3 months ago

Comic Review – Black Cloud Vol 1

By  •  Comics
Cover of Black Cloud Volume 1. Zelda stands on a cliff edge in armor holding her lightning sword at the ready

Black Cloud has been lauded as “the love child of Labyrinth and Inception” and “Jessica Jones meets Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”, but I don’t think that praise does it justice. …
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Comic Review: Rat Queens Vol 4
3 months ago

Comic Review: Rat Queens Vol 4

By  •  Comics
rat queens

Rat Queens has been a critical darling and fan favorite since its start in 2013- barring the brief hiatus and on-again/off-again conversion to webcomic in late 2016. BUT, we finally …
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Comic Review: Lady Castle #1
3 months ago

Comic Review: Lady Castle #1

By  •  Comics
Lady Castle

Lady Castle is… interesting.

A brief synopsis would be that all the men in a small, medieval kingdom are killed, leaving the women to take over. This however, is not …
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Comic Review – Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil #1
3 months ago

Comic Review – Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil #1

By  •  Comics
Cover of Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil #1: Sherlock Frankenstein and his mechanically tentacled contraption stand atop a pile of defeated heroes

Spinning off of Lemire and Rubin’s ongoing series Black Hammer, in which a team of superheroes is left stranded in an alternate dimension after staving of an apocalypse in their …
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COMIC REVIEW – The Family Trade Issue 1
3 months ago

COMIC REVIEW – The Family Trade Issue 1

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Justin Jordan claims that what became the new series The Family Trade was started as a joke between him and Nikki Ryan about her family all being international assassins. The …
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Comic Review: Adventure Time 2017 Spooktacular
3 months ago

Comic Review: Adventure Time 2017 Spooktacular

By  •  Comics
Cover of Adventure Time Spooktacular 2017, Peppermint Butler sits reading a huge spell book surrounded by eldritch creatures

Adventure Time is, on average, not drawn to be scary.

I said on AVERAGE.

So my expectations of the Adventure Time 2017 Spooktacular were more “spoopy” than scary. I …
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Comic Review: Mr Higgins Comes Home
4 months ago

Comic Review: Mr Higgins Comes Home

By  •  Comics
Cover of Mr Higgins Comes Home: a black silhouette stands in a red doorway with a gray gargoyle over it

Mike Mignola is best known for his Dark Horse creations, a collection of different series sharing the same universe, including Hellboy and B.P.R.D. His latest work, set for release later …
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