• The Golden Age Clashes with the Modern Age in Black Hammer [Review]

    The Golden Age Clashes with the Modern Age in Black Hammer [Review]0

    Black Hammer Jeff Lemire (Writer), Dean Ormiston (Artist), Dave Stewart (Colorist), Todd Klein (Letterer) Dark Horse Books September 20, 2017 It’s a weird feeling, to be disappointed by a comic. I mean, I’ve read plenty of bad comics, reviewed them a few times now, but it’s always harder when the books you’re hoping to be good

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  • Rebirth Roundup: Dark Nights: Metal #3

    Rebirth Roundup: Dark Nights: Metal #30

    Dark Nights: Metal #3 Scott “Sledgehammer” Snyder (Writer), Greg “Chaos Bringer” Capullo, Jonathon “Grim Reaper” Glapion and FCO “Overkill” Plascencia (Artists) DC Comics October 11, 2017 Scott Snyder continues to up the stakes, and to up the absurdity of the references he brings into this book. This continues to be everything I really want out

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  • Rebirth Roundup: Everything from October 11

    Rebirth Roundup: Everything from October 112

    This week has several books that look back at the long history of the DC Universe. Detective Comics gives us a look back at Tim Drake’s past and into his future. Ragman brings back a long missing character. And our Rebirth Royalty, New Super-Man, takes us back to the very beginning. ????Rebirth Royalty???? New Super-Man

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  • Gerald’s Game Is A Harrowing Survivor’s Story

    Gerald’s Game Is A Harrowing Survivor’s Story1

    Gerald’s Game Mike Flanagan (director and editor), Michael Fimognari (cinematography) Adapted from Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game by Mike Flanagan Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Henry Thomas (cast) Released September 24th (Fantastic Fest), September 29th (internet release) Content Warning: Sexual abuse. I went into Gerald’s Game having not read the book (I shouldn’t be allowed to call

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  • Kid Sherlock #3: “Missing Equipment” by Justin Phillips and Sean Miller is Light and Fun

    Kid Sherlock #3: “Missing Equipment” by Justin Phillips and Sean Miller is Light and Fun0

    Kid Sherlock #3 Justin Phillips (writer and letterer), Sean Miller (pencils and inks), Lesley Atalansky (colors) Action Lab Comics August 23, 2017 In the third issue of Kid Sherlock, the playground equipment for classroom 221 at Baker Elementary has gone missing, and the eponymous kid Sherlock and his faithful pal Watson solve the mystery of

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  • Angel City: Starlets and Crime

    Angel City: Starlets and Crime0

    Angel City Janet Harvey (writer), Megan Levens (illustrator), Nick Filardi (colorist), Crank! (letterer) Oni Press October 2016-March 2017, collected August 2017 The studio-era Hollywood noir thriller mystery is a very entrenched, narrow genre. Noir as an American prose and film genre originated in that time and place with books like Double Indemnity and its film remake.

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