Thursday 27th November 2014,
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All posts by David Gillette

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps

Review: Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #14

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #14 from Valiant Comics, written by Christos Gage and Joshua Dysart with art by Emanuela Lupacchino, flips the script. The Harbinger Wars brought some serious fallout for Bloodshot from Harada and the Harbinger Foundation with him [...]

September 18, 2013 Reviews
The Heroes Club

Review: Madefire’s The Heroes Club #2

The Heroes Club #2 from Ben Abernathy and Ile Wolf, using Madefire‘s Motion Book tool, brings another fun, humorous episode to the all-ages crowd. Sitting in on this review with me was my six-year-old daughter who is a ringer for [...]

September 18, 2013 Reviews
Ballistic, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Darick Robertson

Review – Ballistic #2

Ballistic #2 from Black Mask Studios, by Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson, has the not so envious task of following up issue one’s flawless debut. This review aims to be spoiler free as possible, but there are a few [...]

September 10, 2013 Reviews
Liberator Matt Miner and Javier Sanchez Aranda

Review: Liberator #3

Liberator #3 from Black Mask Studios, by Matt Miner and Javier Sanchez Aranda, takes readers on a dramatic roller coaster ride full of twists and turns. This review aims to be spoiler free, so don’t expect too many morsels of [...]

September 10, 2013 Reviews
Twelve Reasons to Die

Review: Twelve Reasons to Die #3

Black Mask Studios‘ Twelve Reasons to Die, written by Matthew Rosenberg and Patrick Kindlon with art by Breno Tamura and Gus Storms, creates a unique niche in comics. Split between two stories, Twelve Reasons to Die blends thug life, horror, [...]

September 4, 2013 Reviews
Houses of the Holy Madefire Mike Carey Dave Kendall

Review: Madefire’s Houses of the Holy Episode 5

Madefire‘s Houses of the Holy, episode 5 by writer Mike Carey and artist Dave Kendall maintains its place as one of the best horror comics of the year. Great horror stories deserve not being spoiled, so this review aims to [...]

August 29, 2013 Reviews
Station to Station Corinna Bechko Gabriel Hardman

Review: Station to Station

Station to Station from Dark Horse Comics, by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman, combines elements of horror and sci-fi in this 50s cinema style tale. One of the key strengths of this story is the way Bechko and Hardman use [...]

August 28, 2013 Reviews
Madefire Star Trek

Madefire Debuts Motion Books for Star Trek and More

Madefire, in partnership with IDW Publishing, has released the properties My Little Pony, Transformers, and Star Trek as Motion Book titles. Originally announced prior to San Diego Comic Con, Madefire and IDW have an opportunity to add to the reader [...]

August 28, 2013 Reviews
Occupy Comics Black Mask Studios

Review: Occupy Comics #3

Black Mask Studios‘ Occupy Comics #3 continues its examination of the Occupy movement through its series of illustrated essays on aspects of the movement. This installment of Occupy Comics opened with two strong pieces. The first is an illustration by [...]

August 28, 2013 Reviews
Frenzy Kickstarter

Kickstarter Spotlight: Frenzy – An Illustrated Novel

Writer Andrew E.C. Gaska’s Frenzy Kickstarter has only a short period of time before it ends while boasting a number of great artists including menton3. The illustrated story focuses on the ever terrifying predator of the ocean – sharks. “With [...]

August 28, 2013 Reviews
The Engine Madefire Guy Adams Jimmy Broxton

Review: Madefire’s The Engine – Episode 5

The Engine #5, scripted by Guy Adams and drawn by Jimmy Broxton, hits an upswing in its pace with this latest, thrilling episode from Madefire. The first four episodes of The Engine have been building towards episode five with a [...]

August 14, 2013 Reviews
Moth City Tim Gibson

Chinese Whispers: Tim Gibson Talks Comics and Moth City

Tim Gibson’s Moth City, a riveting mystery tale of suspense set during the Chinese Civil War, marks a strong debut comic for the first-time author. To date, he’s put out four installments of Moth City for purchase through comiXology while [...]

August 13, 2013 Reviews
Moth City Tim Gibson

Review: Moth City Season 2 – Part 2

Moth City, written and drawn by double threat Tim Gibson, offers an unusual mystery narrative with the visual enhancements of the digital format. To bring new readers up to speed, Moth City is set on an island off the coast [...]

August 7, 2013 Reviews
Liberator Matt Miner

Review: Liberator #2

Liberator #2 from Black Mask Studios, written by Matt Miner and drawn by Javier Sanchez Aranda, kicks things up a notch with the stakes rising for Damon. Issue one of Liberator introduced Damon and his solitary life rescuing animals under [...]

July 30, 2013 Reviews
Dave McKean Pictures That Tick 2

SDCC ’13: An Artist That Ticks – A Chat with Dave McKean

Dave McKean paid a visit to the Dark Horse Comics booth at San Diego Comic Con to sign books and talk about his forthcoming Pictures That Tick: Volume 2. A follow-up to the award-winning first volume released in 2009 which [...]

July 30, 2013 Reviews