Adrienne Fox

Comic Review: Apocalypse Al #4

Comic Review: Apocalypse Al #4

Apocalypse Al #4 concludes the story of our indomitable investigator on her mission to save the world, again. However, this is not quite the epic conclusion I had hoped it to be. See my reviews of the other issues: Apocalypse Al #1, Apocalypse Al #2, Apocalypse Al #3. Apocalypse Al #4 Writer: J. Michael Straczynski […]

 Adrienne Fox

Comic Review: The Squidder #1

Comic Review: The Squidder #1

It’s another end of the world tale—this time with tentacles. Ben Templesmith presents The Squidder: Hitchins is quite possibly the last of his kind, a seasoned solider turned mercenary and skilled in the ways of fighting and destroying any and all opponents, especially those with more than two arms. Once he had a mission to […]

 Adrienne Fox

Marvel Announces Sam Wilson as New Captain America on The Colbert Report

Marvel Announces Sam Wilson as New Captain America on The Colbert Report

Yesterday, Marvel chose the morning talk show The View to reveal the plans for a new female Thor will be on comic shop shelves this October. Tonight, Marvel announced on The Colbert Report that new Captain America will be Sam Wilson, The Falcon. This change is strictly in the comics, not in the films per Marvel […]

 Adrienne Fox

Comics You Crave: Comic Book Releases for July 9, 2014

Comics You Crave: Comic Book Releases for July 9, 2014

COMIC BUUUUUHKS! Here are your comic book releases for July 9, 2014! (AR= Ask Retailer) Forgot to check last week? See what you missed here. More Info at Boom Studios: WEBSITE AND TWITTER Adventure Time Banana Guard Academy #1 (Of 6)(Cover A Aimee Fleck), $3.99 Adventure Time Banana Guard Academy #1 (Of 6)(Cover B Michele […]

 Adrienne Fox

Tammy Delivers an Array of Female Characters Along with the Laughs

Tammy Delivers an Array of Female Characters Along with the Laughs

Tammy stars Melissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon in a granddaughter-grandmother road trip flick through diners, BBQ joints, and national forests on the way to Niagara Falls. It is Sarandon’s best road trip since Thelma and Louise. Tammy has a few good laughs, some funny lines (“Thanks Obamacare!”), and lots of female characters. Yay! McCarthy does […]

 Adrienne Fox

Yancey’s Monstrumologist Series Will be Adapted for Film

Yancey’s Monstrumologist Series Will be Adapted for Film

Today, Variety reports that Warner Bros. plans to bring Rick Yancey‘s series The Monstrumologist to the big screen. According to Variety, Jessica Postigo will adapt the script. Postigo also adapted Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. If you aren’t familiar with Yancey’s series, here is the synopsis: The young-adult horror story centers on Dr. Pellinore Warthrop […]

 Adrienne Fox

Interview with Validation’s Christian Beranek and Kelci Crawford at Phoenix Comicon 14

Interview with Validation’s Christian Beranek and Kelci Crawford at Phoenix Comicon 14

A few weeks ago at Phoenix Comicon, I had the opportunity to chat with the creators of the webcomic Validation, Christian Beranek and Kelci Crawford. We chatted about webcomics and women working in the comics industry. I had a set list of questions. Truly, I did. Once the three of us got going though, the […]

 Adrienne Fox

Dark Horse Comics Announced New Fred Van Lente Ongoing Title at Phoenix Comicon

Dark Horse Comics Announced New Fred Van Lente Ongoing Title at Phoenix Comicon

I attended the Fred Van Lente Spotlight panel at Phoenix Comicon last weekend. It was an exciting time because Dark Horse just announced a new Van Lente continuing series in addition to his Project Black Sky work. It’s called Resurrectionists. Van Lente said he explores themes about identity and fate—like if you can escape it—in […]

 Adrienne Fox

Phoenix Comicon 14: Convention Report, Plus Deadpool

Phoenix Comicon 14: Convention Report, Plus Deadpool

So Phoenix Comicon 14 happened last weekend! Despite the 105 degree heat and my air conditioner driven sinus issues, I had a really good time at PHXCC. It was my first time in Arizona, ever. I am so glad I braved the heat for this con. Lots of things made PHXCC 14 a great experience […]

 Adrienne Fox

Crypticon Seattle: Growing a Girls’ Club

Crypticon Seattle: Growing a Girls’ Club

I went to Crypticon Seattle for the horror and came home hopped up on “grrrl” power! How does that happen at a con for a genre that so often trades on the brutalization and torture of women? Well, with guests like Tristan Risk, Jen and Sylvia Soska, and Jessica Cameron plus panelists like the Horror […]

 Adrienne Fox

Apocalypse Al #3: Hexes, Exes, and One Angry Troll

Apocalypse Al #3: Hexes, Exes, and One Angry Troll

And, we’re back. Back to some killer dialogue and kick-ass detective work, that is, in Apocalypse Al #3. Straczynski and Kotian deliver both monsters and wisecracks—a few of my favorite things.   Apocalypse Al #3 Writer: J. Michael Straczynski  Artist: Sid Kotian Colors: Bill Farmer Publisher: Image Comics Release date: April 2, 2014 Apocalypse Al […]

 Adrienne Fox

Prepare Yourself: The Squidder is Coming!

Prepare Yourself: The Squidder is Coming!

Great news from IDW Publishing! This summer a new title from Ben Templesmith hits your comic store–The Squidder. Maybe you were one of the many that made The Squidder a successful Kickstarter project. Even if you are just hearing this for the fist time, you are bound to be as excited as I am. Read […]

 Adrienne Fox

WPR First Look Comics: Dark Horse’s Eye of Newt by Michael Hague

WPR First Look Comics: Dark Horse’s Eye of Newt by Michael Hague

Exciting news from Dark Horse Comics! Coming June 18th, Dark Horse releases Eye of Newt from iconic fantasy artist Michael Hague. Hague writes and illustrates a classic fantasy tale to please genre fans. Dark Horse calls this four-part miniseries “a must for young readers and new fans.” You can read the Dark Horse blog post […]

 Adrienne Fox

Veil #2: Something Powerful is Brewing Inside Veil

Veil #2: Something Powerful is Brewing Inside Veil

In Veil #2, Greg Rucka is setting up something big. With more mystery around Veil and introduction of a few new shady characters, I am more curious than ever about who Veil is and how she came to be. Veil #2 Writer: Greg Rucka Artist: Toni Fezjula Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release date: April 2, […]

 Adrienne Fox

Apocalypse Al #2: One Small Step for Humankind

Apocalypse Al #2: One Small Step for Humankind

In Apocalypse Al #2, Al visits with her dead mom, faces down some angry imps, and shows off her defensive driving skills to save the world. This woman’s work is never done! Apocalypse Al #2 Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Sid Kotian Colors: Bill Farmer  Publisher: Image Comics Release date: March 5, 2014 Pick up […]