INTERVIEW: Shooting the shit with Joe R. Lansdale

Joe R. Lansdale may be the most prolific writer you haven’t heard of. Champion Joe (as his fans call him) has written everything from novels (The Drive-In), short stories (Bubba-Ho-Tep), screenplays (the animated Son of Batman film) and comic books  (DC/Vertigo’s Jonah Hex: Two-Gun Mojo).   Lansdale even dipped his pen into a few episodes of the classic Batman: The […]

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Marvel characters that need to be on TV/film: Part 2

As Netflix has just released the first of five new television series set in the Marvel cinematic universe, I began to think about other characters that are not currently featured in a film or television show and not currently in pre-production. This is my second part of a three-part series. (To find part one click HERE.)   Nova Richard Rider, also known […]

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Marvel characters that need to be on TV/film: Part 1

With Netflix’s recent release of the first of five new television series set in the Marvel cinematic universe, I began to think about other characters who aren’t currently featured in a film or television shows and those not currently in pre or post-production. My list does not discriminate between which film studios currently have the rights to characters. It’s just a simple […]

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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 persistent detectives.  The story starts […]

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COMIC REVIEW: The Death of Wolverine #3 & #4 [SPOILER HEAVY]

The Death of Wolverine #3 Charles Soule, Steve McNiven, Jay Leisten, Justin Ponsor Marvel Comics October 1, 2014 The last we saw of Wolverine, he was on the fictional island of Madripoor and had just been saved from Lady Deathstrike by Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat. Sabretooth had wounded him in his eye in an earlier attack and found out that someone is […]

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COMIC BOOK REVIEW: Wynter — Issues 1 & 2

The tech of Minority Report meets the grit of Robocop meets Dark Knight Returns’ allegory of 24/7 news coverage are what comes to mind with the first two issues of Wynter. Named after its staunch female protagonist Liz Wynter, this science fiction story goes places mainstream books dare not tread. Wynter is a “name your own price” series from publisher New Worlds […]

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You Cannot Censor Art – A Call To Ban Marvel Comics

Art is not meant to be censored. Here’s why I’m calling for a ban on Marvel Comics. Marvel Comics has pulled artwork by famed Italian illustrator Milo Manara from their upcoming variant covers for Thor #2 and Avengers and X-Men: AXIS #1 due to accusations of “sexism,” in what has been called “Spider-Butt-Gate” for another variant Manara did for Spider-Woman #1 by the press […]

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COMIC REVIEW: Chronicles of Hate — Book #1

Chronicles of Hate Book 1 Adrian Smith Top Cow Productions/Image Comics September 24, 2014 British artist/creator Adrian Smith — who cut his teeth in the early ‘90s working for independent publishers Apocalypse Comics and Iron Hammer Graphics before moving on to provide artwork for Warhammer 40K and Magic: The Gathering — isn’t a household name yet, but if he keeps turning […]

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