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Wolfenstein: The New Order review

Wolfenstein: The New Order Review

Wolfenstein: The New Order Review First-person shooters have existed in some form for forty years, and have been a staple of mainstream video games for 20 of them.  Indeed, it was 1992’s Wolfenstein 3D that helped create the genre as [...]

June 3, 2014 Games and Gaming
Doctor Spektor Master of the Occult #1 review

Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1 Review

Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1 Review, Mildly Spoiled Mark Waid (w), Neil Edwards (a), Jordan Boyd (c), Marshall Dillon (l) Roger Ebert once said, “A movie is not about what it is about. It is about how it [...]

May 29, 2014 Reviews
Magnus: Robot Fighter #3

Magnus: Robot Fighter #3 Review

Magnus: Robot Fighter #3 Review Fred Van Lente (w), Cory Smith (a), Mauricio Wallace (c), Marshall Dillon (l) I tend to hate issue-long fights.  I have a good reason for this – most of them are awful.  Padded well beyond [...]

May 22, 2014 Reviews
The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1 review

The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1 Review

The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1 Review Mike Benson (w), Tan Eng Huat (a), Craig Yeung (i), Jesus Aburtov (c), VC’s Joe Sabino (l) You know, I’m actually kind of surprised the James Bond format – suave super spy, [...]

May 18, 2014 Reviews
Agents of SHIELD finale

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, “Beginning of the End” Review

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., “Beginning of the End” “Beginning of the End” is far from the most exciting episode of the series, but it brings Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD to a reasonably respectable conclusion.  For every clumsy moment, there are [...]

May 14, 2014 Movies and TV
Futures End #1 review

The New 52: Futures End #1 Review

The New 52: Futures End #1 Review (w): Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen (a): Patrick Zircher, w/ Hi-Fi (c) and Dezi Sienty (l) Futures End #1 (as I will be shortening it here, because really?) picks up [...]

May 8, 2014 Reviews
Southern Bastards #1 review

Southern Bastards #1 Spoiler-Free Review

Southern Bastards #1 Review Jason Aaron (w), Jason Latour (a) Jason Aaron is a writer I’ve always had trouble warming up to.  His work tends to be great at evoking a strong atmosphere and sense of place, but it often [...]

April 30, 2014 Reviews
Elektra #1 Review

Elektra #1 Spoiler-Free Review

Elektra #1 Review W. Haden Blackman (w), Michael Del Mundo (a), Marco D’Alfonso (c), VC’s Clayton Cowles (l) So, let’s get this out of the way first: Elektra #1 is a gorgeous comic book. Like, seriously, unconscionably pretty.  It seems [...]

April 23, 2014 Reviews
Sinestro #1 cover

Sinestro #1 Spoiler-Free Review

Sinestro #1 Review Cullen Bunn (w), Dale Eaglesham (a), Jason Wright (c), Dezi Sienty (l) Books following outright villains tend to be a tough sell on a monthly basis.  Sure, comic fans love a power fantasy, but part of that [...]

April 16, 2014 Reviews
Shutter #1 cover

Shutter #1 Spoiler-Free Review

Shutter #1 Review Joe Keatinge (w), Leila Del Duca (a), Owen Gieni (c), Ed Brisson (l) Depression can hit pretty hard, and it can make life seem impossible.  Not even necessarily in a suicidal way; often merely in a day-to-day, [...]

April 9, 2014 Reviews
Aquaman and the Others #1 review

Aquaman and the Others #1 Review

Aquaman and the Others #1 Review Dan Jurgens (w), Lan Medina (p), Allen Martinez (i), Matt Milla (c), Rob Leigh (l) I suppose I should preface this by saying that I am coming into Aquaman and the Others #1 blind.  While [...]

April 3, 2014 Reviews
Silver Surfer #1 review

Silver Surfer #1 Spoiler-Free Review

Silver Surfer #1 Spoiler-Free Review Dan Slott (w), Michael Allred (a), Laura Allred (c) From the moment I saw the two* covers for Silver Surfer #1, I was sold.  The cover above, by series artist Michael Allred and his colorist [...]

March 26, 2014 Reviews
All-New Ultimates #1 Cover

Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview: All-New Ultimates #1

Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview: All-New Ultimates #1 It makes a lot of sense that, in the light of Cataclysm, Marvel would be relaunching its Ultimate Universe in a big way.  Fittingly, these relaunches seem to be building off the back of [...]

March 25, 2014 News
All-New Doop #1 Cover

Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview: All-New Doop #1

Who is Doop? What is Doop? I don't know, but this Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview for All-New Doop #1 is enough to get me interested. Check it out! [...]

March 19, 2014 News
Survive #1 Cover

Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview: Survive #1

Check out the latest Marvel Comics Sneaky Preview: Survive #1, which promises to continue to shake up Marvel's Ultimate Universe in major ways. [...]

March 13, 2014 News