• Snowpiercer: Extinction: A Lacklustre Prequel in Meltdown

    Snowpiercer: Extinction: A Lacklustre Prequel in Meltdown0

    Snowpiercer The Prequel Part 1: Extinction Lauren Bowes (letters), Jean-Marc Rochette (writer and artist), Matz Rochette (writer), José Villarrubia (colours) Titan Comics 25 September, 2019 Humanity is tearing itself apart and taking the rest of the planet with it. Climate change is out of control; the rich are practically eating the poor. There is devastation

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  • Kingdom Has Great Production Values, But Little Else

    Kingdom Has Great Production Values, But Little Else0

    Kingdom Shinsuke Sato (director), Tsutomu Kuroiwa, Shinsuke Sato and Yasuhisa Hara (screenplay), Kento Yamazaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Kanna Hashimoto, Masami Nagasawa, Kanata Hongō and Takao Osawa (cast) Sony Pictures Japan/Funimation Films April 19, 2019 (international)/2020 America In ancient China, two orphaned slaves, Li Xin and Piao, dream of becoming the world’s greatest generals. They train each

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  • Cracking Open the Egg: William Gibson’s Alien 3

    Cracking Open the Egg: William Gibson’s Alien 30

    William Gibson’s Alien 3 Tamra Bonvillain (colorist), Johnnie Christmas (writer and artist), William Gibson (original screenplay), Nate Piekos (letterer) Dark Horse Comics August 7, 2019 In his author(ish) foreword, William Gibson relays the story of how he, an Alien/s fan, supposes he surprised and dismayed the studio by delivering a script for Alien 3 that

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  • Riverdale Season 3 #4: Family Intrigues

    Riverdale Season 3 #4: Family Intrigues0

    Riverdale Season 3 #4 ‘Strangers at a Bus Stop’ Micol Ostow (Writer), Thomas Pitilli (Artist), Andre Skymanowicz (Colours), John Workman (Letters) ‘Dead Calm’ Janice Chiang (Letters), Joe Eisma (Artist), Matt Herms (Colours), Micol Ostow (Writer) Archie Comics 26 June, 2019 After a particularly strong third issue focusing on secondary and tertiary characters, Riverdale Season 3

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  • Spring IDW Pubwatch Returns!

    Spring IDW Pubwatch Returns!0

    Welcome to the IDW Pubwatch! I’ve taken over from Christa this month and I couldn’t be more excited. Fun fact: I joined WWAC exclusively on the IDW account, so it’s fun to be back in the IDW saddle. This month we have some interesting news coming out of IDW Publishing and I’ve also reviewed my

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  • Riverdale Season 3 #3: Secret Admirers, Secret Letters

    Riverdale Season 3 #3: Secret Admirers, Secret Letters0

    Riverdale Season 3 #3 “You’ve Got Mail” Micol Ostow (Writer), Thomas Pitilli (Artist), Andre Skymanowicz (Colours), John Workman (Letters) “Funny Games” Janice Chiang (Letters), Joe Eisma (Artist), Matt Herms (Colours), Micol Ostow (Writer) Archie Comics 22 May, 2019 Riverdale Season 3 #3 is, by far, the strongest issue of the series. The characters highlighted here

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