Comics

Movie Review: Justice League: Gods and Monsters

Justice League: Gods and Monsters Director: Sam Liu Writers: Bruce Timm and Alan Barnett Run Time: 72 Minutes Release Date: July 28th, 2015 Studio: Warner Brothers Home Video Penned and produced by fan-favorite Bruce Timm, Justice League: Gods and Monsters is a re-imagining of the beloved (and sometimes maligned) superhero super team as a darker, […]

Comic Book Review: Postal #5

Postal #5 Bryan Hill, Matt Hawkins, Isaac Goodhart, Betsy Gonia Top Cow Productions/Image Comics July 13th, 2015 Having earned his mother’s trust in the first arc, Postal #5 finds Mark Shiffron faithfully carrying out his official (and unofficial) duties as Eden’s post master. Although not much is said about the events connecting this chapter to […]

Comic Review: Thors #1

Thors #1 Jason Aaron, Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, Marte Garcia & Joe Sabino Marvel Comics June 17, 2015 There’s a new police force in Marvel Comics and it’s one mighty group. They’re known as the Thors Corps and they serve their All-father, the omnipotent Dr. Victor Von Doom! Yeah, you know, that Dr. Doom of […]

Comic Book Review: Postal TPB Vol.1

Postal TPB Vol.1 (Postal Issues 1-4) Bryan Hill, Matt Hawkins, Isaac Goodhart, Betsy Gonia, Linda Sejic Top Cow Productions/Image Comics June 24th, 2015 Read Postal #1 – for FREE! Postal, a title that speaks both to our protagonist’s occupation and to greater threats looming on the horizon, takes place in a fictionalized version (I hope) […]

8 Best Things About Tate’s Comics

  8. I have NEVER been to Tate’s and not found what I was looking for. Seriously if it exists they’ve got it.   7. Employees at comic book stores are not always the easiest or nicest of folks to deal with. Lucky for you the staff at Tate’s are courteous and surprisingly patient no matter […]

Marvel Comics is coming to an end

Well kind of… The Marvel Comics universe as we know it is in flux! Worlds are literally colliding! Marvel’s latest comic book crossover event, Secret Wars, is at hand. In order to keep all of their stories succinct and in line, they’ll be eliminating all of their stories, continuities and universes that will lead things to […]

The five worst live action anime adaptations

In my last article on the subject, I explored what I felt were some of the very best live action anime adaptations available today. We continue our exploration of live action adaptations by taking a look at the flip side of that coin. So, without further ado, here are my picks for the five worst […]

Comic Book Review: Batman #40

Batman #40: Endgame Part 6 Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, FCO Placencia DC Comics May 5th, 2015   I did not love it. Perhaps my disappointment is the result of too much speculation. In the months that I spent eating up the brilliantly written Endgame arc, my mind swirled with limitless possibilities. Scott Snyder […]

Comic Book Review: Descender #1 and #2 (Heavy Spoilers)

Descender #1 and #2 Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen Image Comics 2015 Written by Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth) and penciled by Dustin Nguyen (American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares), Descender is Image Comics’ newest blockbuster. Space-operatic in nature, Descender defies precise categorization only two issues in as it is quite grand in scope. Sony has already optioned it […]

TV Review: “Daredevil”

The Netflix Series, Daredevil, is exactly what Marvel needs to counter successful DC television shows like Arrow, The Flash, and Gotham. I’m not about taking sides in the war between DC vs. Marvel, rollerblades over skateboards, Nintendo against Sega, but I do like an alternative once in a great while to the things that I […]

Comic Book Review: The Tithe #1

The Tithe Review Matt Hawkins Co-Creator and Writer Rashan Ekedal Co-Creater Artist Bill Farmer Colorist April 15, 2015  From the minds of Matt Hawkins and Rashan Ekedal comes The Tithe, a book about Robin Hood inspired thieves that rob corrupt churches and give the money to charities that need them, all while being hunted down by two […]

The five best live-action anime adaptations

Whenever I find myself on the verge of being overwhelmed by adulthood (a malady I’ve fought hard to stave off ), I often seek comfort in the sweet, heroin addled claws of anime. Over the last quarter century, our tentacle loving brothers and sisters to the east have helped shape my sensibilities in a way […]

Event Review: Megacon 2015

This past weekend, I attended Megacon 2015 at the Orlando County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida and boy, was it a show not to have been missed! Held annually, Megacon is a pop culture convention. As always, there was something for everybody, ranging from comic book artists, television and film stars and tattoo artists to gaming […]

Comic Book Review: Batman #39

Batman #39: Endgame Part 5 Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, FCO Placencia DC Comics March 10th, 2015 Well, here we are boys and girls, the penultimate issue of Endgame has released and an infected Gotham finds itself in the alabaster clutches of the Joker. With little recourse left and in desperate need of his […]

Comic Book Review: Star Wars #1

Star Wars #1 Jason Aaron, John Cassady, Laura Martin Marvel Comics January 14, 2015   I picked up Star Wars #1 by Marvel Comics reluctantly but was pleasantly surprised. Set in the Star Wars universe between Episodes IV (A New Hope) and V (The Empire Strikes Back), it’s an interesting addition to the stories that we all know […]