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Pacific Rim Review

Opening on July 12th, Guillermo del Toro’s next big movie. Set in the not too distant future, giant monsters called Kaiju begin attacking our coasts from deep within the Pacific Ocean. In an attempt to fight back, our greatest nations [...]

July 11, 2013 Movies and TV
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Review: Saucer Country #8

More intellectually curious than it is viscerally satisfying, Saucer Country (from Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly) continues in its eighth issue to pick away at great American myth-making. UFOs, aliens, and government cover-ups are on the brain, certainly, but Cornell [...]

October 19, 2012 Reviews
How I Spent My Summer Invasion #1

Review: How I Spent My Summer Invasion #1

As far as indie comics go, ​the expanded release How I Spent My Summer Invasion​ (from publisher We Comics) really tests the limits of what it means to be precious and cutesy.  Child protagonists, the ‘wacky’ cast of extraterrestrials, cartoon-style [...]

October 5, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Saga #6

What’s been especially interesting about ​Saga​ thus far is watching Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples find their groove.  Most of this has been achieved by Vaughan weening himself off direct references to real life, though they still exist, and [...]

August 22, 2012 Reviews
Dinosaurs Vs. Aliens

Review: Dinosaurs Vs. Aliens

As far as comics go, Dinosaurs Vs. Aliens appears at first glance to be a checklist of everything wrong in the industry.  A comic that serves as a glorified storyboard for a movie pitch?  Check.  Big name Hollywood director, Barry [...]

June 29, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Extermination #1

There’s a central conflict to the start of BOOM! Studios‘ latest high-concept series Extermination involving the ‘no killing’ rule of superheroes.  In it, boy scout Nox–and you know he’s a boy scout ‘cuz he don’t like curse words, even censored [...]

June 9, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Vitruvian Underground #1

I found the cool indie comic Vitruvian Underground when I stumbled on the amazing artwork of Ramon Villalobos.  Villalobos’ work has been featured on Project Rooftop, and his incredible illustration of the new Captain Marvel compelled me to look through [...]

June 1, 2012 Reviews
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Webcomics Wednesdays – Space!

Space, the ‘final frontier’. Or as I like to say, spaceships and aliens and lasers, oh my! This weeks’ comics are full of delicate inter-species relationships, space battles, galactic politics and other fun stuff. Read on and prepare to be [...]

May 30, 2012 Reviews
Dark Horse Presents #12 features a new Aliens story and the return of Nexus

Return of Nexus – Interview With Mike Baron!

The return to print of Nexus is one of the highlight stories of Dark Horse Presents #12, and we got a rundown from writer Mike Baron himself!  Anthologies like this are some of the easiest comics to recommend; for fans [...]

May 24, 2012 Reviews
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“HEY GEEK GIRL!” Art Exhibit Opening

The HEY GEEK GIRL! art exhibition opened this weekend at Ltd. Art Gallery in Seattle, Washington. The show is guest curated by author, journalist, crafter, and goddess of geekiness, Bonnie Burton. HEY GEEK GIRL! showcases the work of over 25 [...]

May 7, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Smallville Season 11 – Chapter 3

The Smallville saga continues in chapter 3 of Guardian! I’ve got the recap, the spoilers, and the analysis all in my latest review!  Last week’s issue was stellar, can issue three keep up the pace?  Read on to find out: [...]

April 29, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Smallville Season 11 – Chapter 2

Chapter 2 of the digital smash hit Guardian has hit the net, so let’s see what the eleventh season of Smallville has in store for us next! Things are really heating up, and I promise you that by the end [...]

April 20, 2012 Reviews
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Kickstarter Spotlight: FLEE-The Graphic Novel

By now pretty much everyone has heard of Kickstarter, if you haven’t it’s a great new way to fund pretty much anything you feel you want to create. This opens the doors for many aspiring creators out there-whether it be [...]

April 15, 2012 Reviews
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Comic Review: Prophet #23

We’re in the third issue of the relaunched Prophet series from Brandon Graham and Simon Roy, and the end of the first story arc is sure to blow your mind.  I went into this series ignorant of the world of [...]

March 21, 2012 Reviews
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Exclusive First Look at Dark Horse Presents #12 Cover Art

Dark Horse Presents is an awesome eighty-page anthology series that features great stories, first looks at new titles, and a cornucopia of other surprises. DHP was actually the first title that Dark Hose Comics published back in 1986.  After a couple [...]

February 1, 2012 Reviews