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Drinking Quest #1

On A Quest, Part III: The Drinking Quest Comic Review

By now you’ve read my interview with Drinking Quest creator, Jason Anarchy, and you’ve read my review of the game itself. We’re on Comic Booked though, so what about some comics? Well as fortune would have it, the first issue of the Drinking Quest [...]

June 30, 2014 Features
final fantasy xiv

Review: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

It’s been a little under three years since the first Final Fantasy XIV was released and recalled by Square Enix. After negative reception towards the game Square decided to rebuild the whole system from the ground up for a whole [...]

April 14, 2014 Reviews
Immortal Lycanthropes, by Hal Johnson

Immortal Lycanthropes

I didn’t know what expect when I picked up Immortal Lycanthropes, by Hal Johnson. This is the story of Myron Horowitz. Myron is a pretty typical 13-year-old. He’s starting high school.  He likes adventure stories.  Of course there is the [...]

November 14, 2012 Reviews
Oswald Chronicles cover

Kickstarter Spotlight – The Oswald Chronicles

Kickstarter is a tool that has helped many comic creators make their dreams become reality. It’s a place where creators can eschew conventional publishers and find an outlet for their bold visions and far-out concepts. With as little as a [...]

September 29, 2012 Features, Reviews
Saga #6

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
Night of 1,000 Wolves #3

Review: Night of 1,000 Wolves #3

Okay, I’ve already done this twice before.  I’ve made it abundantly clear that ​Night of 1,000 Wolves​ hasn’t exactly been what I consider good horror, or even good fiction, what with its lumpy, paint-by-numbers plot and complete and total indifference [...]

July 20, 2012 Reviews
Night of 1,000 Wolves #2

Review: Night of 1,000 Wolves #2

For the first issue, I didn’t have many kind things to say about Night of 1,000 Wolves, on account of the characters being nonexistent, the plotting less than that, and the horror being of the cheaply-done haunted house variety.  On [...]

June 17, 2012 Reviews
Demon Knights #10

Review: Demon Knights #10

Upon finishing up Demon Knights #10, it’s occured to me just how much this series could have gone awry.  Look at the whole span of DC’s New 52 launch–with characters redesigned to have permanent gritted-teeth and shepherded by Geoff Johns’ [...]

June 14, 2012 Reviews
I love Geek & Sundry!

Celebrate 100 With Geek & Sundry!

Popular and revolutionary YouTube channel Geek & Sundry reached its milestone one hundredth upload!  This network’s programming easily rivals my television for attention time and anticipation of shows, and despite Felicia Day being in Europe, the content keeps on coming.  [...]

May 30, 2012 Reviews
Damsels and Dragons logo

Damsels and Dragons: An Interview with Writer Eric Campbell

Full disclosure: Interviewing your friends can be a lot of fun, especially when they’re longtime friends who you share many of the same hobbies with. Eric Campbell and I have been gaming buddies for more years than I care to [...]

May 9, 2012 Reviews
Saga #1 cover

Review: Saga #1

Saga #1 (written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Fiona Staples, published by Image) One of the most admirable qualities of Saga is its playful nature.  Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples experiment with form quite a bit in this [...]

April 27, 2012 Reviews
Geek & Sundry

Review: Geek & Sundry – Sword & Laser

Sword and Laser hosts Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt have crossed the bridge from audio to video as they take their four-year-old podcast and turn into a new series for the new Geek & Sundry YouTube channel. I’ve never heard [...]

April 14, 2012 Movies and TV
Webcomics Wednesday - Is This the Real Life?

Webcomics Wednesday – Is This the Real Life?

Or… is it not quite the real life? Welcome back to another installment of Webcomics Wednesday! This week we’re taking a look at five webcomics that, rather than being pure fantasy, may appear to be firmly rooted in reality, at [...]

March 7, 2012 Reviews
By Nate Piekos

Web Comics Wednesday – Fantasy

There are no set rules to the FANTASY genre. Basically, if you can think it, it fits. Whether it’s swords and sorcery, an enchanted guitar, or a boy dressed like a cat, the idea of fantasy can encompass nearly anything. Today’s Web [...]

February 1, 2012 Reviews
Elric art

Review: Elric – The Balance Lost #5

Chris Roberson and Francesco Biagini’s  Elric – The Balance Lost continues its whistle-stop tour of Michael Moorcock‘s Multiverse, with nominal ‘star’ Elric joining forces with a motley crew of heroes and tricksters hoping to save the day. Existence itself is [...]

December 7, 2011 Reviews