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Collider #1 Review

Collider #1 Review

Aug 20, 2013

 Fringe was a television show that was a cross between a police procedural and hard sci-fi.  The show slowly became one of my favorite shows of all time.  The reason I’m bringing this up is because Collider by Simon Oliver reminds me heavily of the best episodes of Fringe. Collider brings us in to the world of Adam Hardy and his time in the Federal Bureau of...

Regular Show #1 Review

Regular Show #1 Review

May 31, 2013

When I was growing up most of the comics based off of shows were pretty reasonable to say the least. Comics based off of Nickelodeon and Disney shows appeared in their respective magazines but those died like most magazines is the early two thousands. While the stories would often be hit or miss they still maintained the feel of the show.  Flash-forward to...

Ten Grand #1 Review

Ten Grand #1 Review

May 10, 2013

I watched Constantine twice. I got over Keanu’s acting about an hour in, but the concept a guy who battles the forces of heaven is pretty interesting.  That’s what I think drew me to the new series by writer J.Michael Straczynski. The former writer of Amazing Spiderman brings us to the world of Ten Grand. It’s Alive!!! For a first issue Ten Grand gives a...

Johnny Red: Angels Over Stalingrad Review

Johnny Red: Angels Over Stalingrad Review

Apr 1, 2013

Battle Picture Weekly, or Battle, was a British war comic magazine that ran through the 70s and 80s, and Johnny Red was one of the more notable ongoing stories. Johnny Red was a Royal Air Force pilot who was disgraced after killing an officer and joined the Merchant Marines with a stolen Hurricane to continue fighting the Nazi scourge. Now the battle has taken...

Everybody Loves Tank Girl Review

Everybody Loves Tank Girl Review

Feb 27, 2013

I’ve never been a huge fan of Tank Girl. That’s not a knock against the series at all, but I don’t think I quite got it when I first read it in middle school. I just didn’t get it. Nothing about the plot, setting or characters seemed to make any sense and neither did all the praise I heard about it. Now that I’ve given Tank Girl another chance, especially after...

Seduction of the Innocent Review

Seduction of the Innocent Review

Feb 20, 2013

Historical fiction is usually not my forte. If I’m going to read a newly published book that is set more than 20 years ago, there has to be a very compelling plot reason for it. Though if you’re going historical fiction, I do love the 40′s and 50′s. There’s just something about that era, where men wore suits, women wore cocktail dresses and everyone...

Dead Space: Liberation Review

Dead Space: Liberation Review

Feb 19, 2013

Dead Space: Liberation gives the backstory of Dead Space 3’s new playable co-op character John Carver and exactly why he’s tangled up in Isaac Clarke’s web of insanity. While that sounds interesting, after Salvage I can’t say I was too excited for another Dead Space comic. They also managed to get the now only remaining good part of the comics, Antony Johnston,...

Dead Space: Salvage Review

Dead Space: Salvage Review

Feb 18, 2013

After the first Dead Space comic and in spite of Downfall, I was excited for more tie-in content. There is a decent span of time between the two games, so setting something in that time sounds like a great idea. Even though Ignition wasn’t great, it filled in some good plot details for Dead Space 2. What Dead Space: Salvage tries to do is give you the story of...

Dead Space Review

Dead Space Review

Feb 17, 2013

Before the Titan Books rerelease, I had never actually read the Dead Space comic. I did watch the motion comic version that released on Xbox Live leading up to the first game, but those were unfortunately censored. Now I finally get to see all the swearing where it was supposed to be in its explicit glory as I read what happened down on Aegis VII prior to the...

Batman #17 Review

Batman #17 Review

Feb 15, 2013

Two years ago there was this study done that was reported by Science Daily with the title: “Spoiler Alert: Stories Are Not Spoiled by “Spoilers”. One of the PhD students quoted in the article had this to say: Once you know how it turns out, it’s cognitively easier — you’re more comfortable processing the information — and can focus on a...