Comic Review : Groo vs. Conan #2

| September 2, 2014

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One learns, ideally, by the Socratic method. If one is a genius, one can even talk to oneself and achieve a dizzying intellect. If one is an idiot, like Groo, one talks to oneself and ends up sinking a ship, destroying a village, and slaying those one pledged to save. Groo vs. Conan #2 is […]

Comic Review: Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 13

| September 2, 2014

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Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 13 Review Story and Art by Rei Toma Review by Mara Wood The thirteenth and final volume of Rei Toma’s Dawn of the Arcana series wraps up the epic fantasy with both heartbreak and hope. For years, fans have been following Nakaba’s journey as a pawn in a political game. […]

Comic Review: Wayward #1

| August 29, 2014

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Being advertised as the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer for a new generation,” Wayward #1 from Image Comics certainly has the right elements in place to grab that title. Written by Jim Zub and art by Steve Cummings, Wayward promises to explore the fascinating folklore of Japan. The first issues provides a good taste of what’s to come from the […]

BOOM! Studios Weekly News Wrap Up

| August 29, 2014

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When it comes to fun and innovative titles, BOOM!’s got some great books to offer.   BOOM! Titles Shipping in November Get ready for Fall with these new and ongoing series from BOOM! DEEP STATE #1 Retail Price: $3.99 Author: Justin Jordan Artist: Ariela Kristantina Cover Artists: A: Matthew Taylor B: Artyom Trakhanov (INCENTIVE) WHY WE LOVE IT: You know all those […]

Image Comics Weekly News Wrap Up

| August 29, 2014

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Looking for Image news and upcoming books? Look no further. The Wicked + The Divine #4 Features Variant by Kevin Wada Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s new series from Image The Wicked + The Divine has been taking the comic world by storm. This powerhouse team is known for fun series that feature young protagonists. The Wicked […]

VIZ Media Weekly News Wrap Up

| August 29, 2014

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Stay on top of what’s new from VIZ Media with our wrap up. Blood Lad Anime Blu Ray and DVD Set Coming September 2nd VIZ Media, home of some of the most popular manga and anime, will debut the paranormal anime series Blood Lad in a special edition Blu Ray set as well as a Standard DVD collection. […]

Comic review: Pop #1 by Curt Pires and Jason Copland

| August 26, 2014

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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.

Comic Review : DARK HORSE PRESENTS #1

| August 26, 2014

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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 […]

Comic Review: The Wicked + The Divine #3

| August 26, 2014

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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 […]

Image Comics Weekly News Wrap Up

| August 22, 2014

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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 […]

VIZ Media Weekly News Wrap Up

| August 22, 2014

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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 […]

BOOM! Weekly News Wrap Up

| August 22, 2014

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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!: […]