Review | Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1
Nov07

Review | Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1

The melding of the Alien and Predator franchises was one of the most successful crossovers to date, so much so that 2010’s Predators was notable for not involving the alienss at all. Despite this, up until 2004’s Alien vs Predator, it was a melding mostly done in the margins, in comic books and video games of surprising quality. Now in 2014, the franchise is bring the sorta Alien prequel Prometheus into the fold with the Fire and...

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The Amazing Spider-Man #1 Review
May03

The Amazing Spider-Man #1 Review

As strange and incredible of a ride The Superior Spider-Man was, we all knew that Doc Ock couldn’t be Spider-Man forever and Peter would eventually return to his rightful place in the Marvel Universe. Now, The Amazing Spider-Man is back with an all new issue #1, just in time for the American release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in theaters. Who didn’t see that coming? Thankfully, unlike all of the other Marvel #1 comics, this isn’t...

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Collider #1 Review
Aug20

Collider #1 Review

 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 Physics.  From this first issue I’ve gathered that it deals with various...

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Regular Show #1 Review
May31

Regular Show #1 Review

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 today where only a few comics are based of shows, such as Bravest Warriors and...

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Ten Grand #1 Review
May10

Ten Grand #1 Review

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 world that is interesting and keeps the reader interested in what...

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Johnny Red: Angels Over Stalingrad Review
Apr01

Johnny Red: Angels Over Stalingrad Review

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 him to Russia where he’ll have to dodge the brother of the officer he...

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