• Q&A With Kiersten White Author of The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

    Q&A With Kiersten White Author of The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein0

    In The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, Kiersten White refocuses Mary Shelley’s original narrative structure on Elizabeth Lavenza and conjures a much darker and more cunning vision of Victor Frankenstein’s devoted wife-to-be.

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  • Made Men #1 Lumbers to its Feet

    Made Men #1 Lumbers to its Feet0

    Made Men #1 Paul Tobin (writer), Arjuna Susini (art), Gonzalo Duarte (colors), Saida Temofonte (letters) Oni Press September, 2017 Made Men #1 would have felt like fun progressive pulp in the late 50s, early 60s, but feels dated now. It tells the story, largely in first-person captions, of a young woman calling herself Jutte Shelley.

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  • BOOM! Bar: Rangers, Revenge, Regret

    BOOM! Bar: Rangers, Revenge, Regret0

    Hi-Fi Fight Club (BOOM! Box) develops its sweet and fresh central girl/girl romance, and starts to open up some of the secrets under the record shop. I don’t know how this story is gonna wrap up in only four issues, but it’s a very pretty book with an affirmational, welcoming perspective. We’ve got a longer feature

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  • Real Life Horror Inspiring Fiction: Comic Review of Destroyer by Victor LaValle

    Real Life Horror Inspiring Fiction: Comic Review of Destroyer by Victor LaValle0

    Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #1 Victor LaValle (Writer), Dietrich Smith (Artist), Micaela Dawn (Cover Artist) Boom! Studios May 24, 2017 Victor LaValle’s horror comic Destroyer is a six-issue series that is a new take on the Frankenstein mythos. The story is about a grieving mother and scientist who lost her son to a police shooting, who is now

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  • Going Back to Sci-Fi Roots with The OA

    Going Back to Sci-Fi Roots with The OA0

    When The OA debuted this past December, it was heavily measured against fellow Netflix original show Stranger Things (which premiered only five months earlier). The comparison between the two programs is not unjustified; both are science fiction shows that deal with the concept of alternate dimensions and feature doctors experimenting on unwilling test subjects. Stripped of all

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  • News & Things: Mad Science Throwdown0

    • November 14, 2013

    Welcome back to News & Things! Tonight we have the Young Avengers season finale, Rachel Maddow on March, Princess Bubblegum vs. Frankenstein, and more! Read of the Week The Dissolve talks about what Marvel’s shared universe means for movies: “But the longer the MCU continues, the more I’m struck by the sameness of all the

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