• Action Figure Review: Dark Horse Direct Exclusive Hellboy

    Action Figure Review: Dark Horse Direct Exclusive Hellboy1

    If you’ve known me online at all, it’s hard to miss the fact that I might kind of enjoy action figures. Some. A little bit. So hard to miss, in fact, that the folks at Dark Horse have agreed to let me review one of the newer products they’re offering. From Dark Horse Direct (as in,

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  • Xena: Warrior Princess #5 Gets Batty

    Xena: Warrior Princess #5 Gets Batty0

    Xena: Warrior Princess #5 Vita Ayala (writer), Paulina Ganucheau (covers), Vasco Georgiev (art), David Mack (covers), Ariana Maher (lettering), Rebecca Nalty (colors), Rachel Stott (covers) Dynamite Comics August 14th, 2019 Xena: Warrior Princess #5 continues to delight me in an amazing number of ways. From its art to its storytelling to its series-accurate sense of

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  • Tales from Behind the Window: A Bleak Tale of Lost Opportunities

    Tales from Behind the Window: A Bleak Tale of Lost Opportunities0

    Tales from Behind the Window Edanur Kuntman (Writer and Artist), Veli Okulan (Letters), Cem Ulgen (Translation) Marmara Cizgi (Turkish), Europe Comics (English) August 20, 2019 In Tales from Behind the Window, writer Edanur Kuntman splices together her grandmother Süreyya’s story about her early life in Çarşamba, Turkey, and her reluctant marriage to her neighbour, Selami.

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  • Who’s Waid Writing For Anyway? Invisible Woman #2

    Who’s Waid Writing For Anyway? Invisible Woman #22

    Invisible Woman #2 Joe Caramagna (letterer), Adam Hughes (cover artist), Mattia de Iulis (artist), Mark Waid (writer) Marvel Comics August 7th, 2019 I like to think of myself as a fairly friendly audience, relatively speaking, especially when it comes to serial narrative. Serial narrative requires a certain amount of suspension of disbelief, since if the

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  • The Necromancer’s Map #1 Takes a Wayward Path

    The Necromancer’s Map #1 Takes a Wayward Path0

    The Necromancer’s Map #1 AndWorld Design (letterer), Sam Beck (artist), Andrea Fort (writer), Michael Christoper Heron (writer), Ellie Wright (colourist) Vault Comics 28 August 2019 Songs for the Dead was a four-issue 2018 mini-series that followed Bethany, a necromancer navigating a world that distrusts those who can raise the dead. Along the way, she meets

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  • Graduation, Friends Forever: Giant Days #54

    Graduation, Friends Forever: Giant Days #540

    Giant Days #54 John Allison (writer), Jim Campbell (letterer), Whitney Cogar (colorist), Max Sarin (artist) BOOM! Studios September 4, 2019 As we go on, we remember, all the times we spent together… remember that song? Well, it’s time to bid goodbye to Sheffield. The Giant Days community dons robe and mortarboard for that passage of

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