Comic Review: Amazing Spider-Man #9

| November 6, 2014


Spider-Verse is a story that seems like it’s been going on for a while already. There’s been no shortage of build-up to it in the pages of Spidey’s main title and the other Spider-Adjacent books, plus the five-issue Edge of Spider-Verse miniseries that introduced a slew of new Spider-characters. Amazing Spider-Man #9, though, officially kicks […]

Review: Lazarus #12

| October 23, 2014


Welcome back to our ongoing coverage of Greg Rucka and Michael Lark’s Lazarus. As before, if you’re keen on an insight into the creative process, you can find our interviews with the creators of Lazarus here, here and here. When we started this project we said that we would, at least, cover a year with […]

Urbance Kickstarter: Adult Anime of Sex, War and Hip Hop

| October 10, 2014


Steambot, the Canadian concept art studio behind X-Men: Days of Future Past and Tron Legacy, have taken to Kickstarter to make their 2013 viral animated teaser a reality. Written and Directed by Joel Dos Reis Viegas and Sébastien Larroudé, Urbance takes place in a dystopian future where a widespread fatal disease transmitted by sexual contact has caused a dangerous […]

Interview: Greg Rucka and Michael Lark

| October 8, 2014


If you’ve been following our regular coverage on this title, you know that we’ve been taking our time with the issues of Rucka and Lark’s sci-fi of an all too real future, Lazarus. In the lead up to the release of the first hardcover, and at the commencement of a new story arc, we took some […]

Comic Review: Alive

| September 10, 2014


Alive Story and Art by Taguchi Hajime Review by Mara Wood “I want to see a miracle…the kind that makes you want to be alive.” This statement the character on the cover of Taguchi Hajime’s short story collection Alive makes sums up the theme of the diverse stories. Alive is a refreshing manga that celebrates […]

Comic Review: Hayate the Combat Butler Vol. 24

| September 9, 2014

Hayate the Combat Butler Vol 24

Hayate the Combat Butler Vol. 24 Story and Art by Kenjiro Hata Review by Mara Wood Poor Hayate. It’s bad enough that his parents owe money to the yakuza. To avoid drastic measures to pay off their debt, Hayate becomes a butler for a wealthy young lady, Nagi. In Kenjiro Hata’s series from Shonen Sunday […]

Comic Review: 07-Ghost Vol. 12

| September 9, 2014

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07-Ghost Vol. 12 Story and Art by Yuki Amemiya and Yukino Ichihara Review by Mara Wood 07-Ghost is a manga series that uses extensive world building and religious allegories to create a sweeping story of good versus evil. In the twelfth volume of this unique fantasy series, Yuki Amemiya and Yikino Ichihara continue the story […]

BOOM! Studios Weekly News Wrap Up

| September 5, 2014

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When it comes to fun and innovative titles, BOOM!’s got some great books to offer. BOOM Teases New Series from kaboom George Pérez to Embark on Signing Tour for Sirens From BOOM!: Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to announce that comics’ legend George Pérez will be embarking on his first nationwide signing tour to promote his new […]

Image Comics Weekly News Wrap Up

| September 5, 2014


Looking for Image news and upcoming books? Look no further. Five Ghosts Starts New Arc and Has a TV Show in Development From Image: Co-creators Frank J. Barbiere, Chris Mooneyham, and colorist Lauren Affe return for the beginning of an all-new story arc for FIVE GHOSTS. “Monsters & Men” begins on 10/15 with issue #13, […]

VIZ Media Weekly News Wrap Up

| September 5, 2014

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Stay on top of what’s new from VIZ Media with our wrap up. Sailor Moon Online Slumber Party Celebrates Release of English Dub Ok, Sailor Scouts, get ready: the English dub of the classic Sailor Moon series debuts on Hulu and Neon Alley TODAY, September 5th. The first four episodes will be available on the 5th with English dubs […]

Dark Horse Weekly News Wrap Up

| September 5, 2014

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Get your Dark Horse fix right here! Criminal Macabre: The Third Child #1 Preview From Dark Horse: CRIMINAL MACABRE: THE THIRD CHILD #1 | Steve Niles | Christopher Mitten Cal’s changed . . . and maybe not for the better. Locked away and drowning himself with booze and aspirin, Cal feels the evil consuming him. […]

Comic Review: Anomal

| September 3, 2014

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Anomal Story and Art by Nukuharu Review by Mara Wood If you’ve never tried manga, give Anomal a shot. Anomal is a collection of short stories from mangaka Nukuharu published by indie manga company Gen Manga. Nukuharu’s short story manga collection focuses on tales incorporating yokai (Japanese folk tale monsters) and their interactions with the […]