Month: July 2016

Simon Oliver (writer), Moritat (illustrator), Andre Szymanowicz and Moritat (colorists), Sal Cipriano (letterer). DC Comics. 2016.

Review: The Hellblazer #1

The Hellblazer #1 Simon Oliver (writer), Moritat (illustrator), Andre Szymanowicz and Moritat (colorists), Sal Cipriano (letterer) DC 2016 Disclaimer: This review is based on an advance review copy from DC Comics. The latest character that DC’s Rebirth has brought back from an all-too-brief spell (no pun intended) in publication limbo is John Constantine — or as this comic calls him, The…

Artwork by Kiku Hughes, Michelle Ngyuen, Sara DuVall, and Der-shing Helmer. Image courtesy Taneka Stotts.

We Need Diverse Creators! An Interview with Elements Anthology Editor Taneka Stotts

Unless you live under a comics rock made only of select Big Two back issues, you’ve probably heard buzz about the Elements Anthology Kickstarter. Elements: Fire creates a space to showcase the incredible talent of the POC comics community, specifically those with a penchant for speculative fiction. After fully funding within a week, the book has now…

Star Trek Beyond: Clean Summer Fun

Star Trek Beyond Director: Justin Lin Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, and Sofia Boutella Screenplay: Simon Pegg & Doug Jung Paramount Pictures July 22, 2016 As existing media canons are mined for new franchises, there’s a tough balance for these reboots to strike. There’s…