Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: No Mercy #1 –

Comic Review: No Mercy #1 –

No Mercy #1, from Alex De Campi, Carla Speed McNeil, and Jenn Manley Lee, has a lot of potential but its first issue didn’t quite live up. NO MERCY #1 WRITER: Alex De Campi ARTIST: Carla Speed McNeil COLORIST: Jenn Manley Lee PUBLISHER: Image Comics RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2015 Have A LITTLE mercy and […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: UFOlogy #1 – There may or may not be aliens involved

Comic Review: UFOlogy #1 – There may or may not be aliens involved

UFOlogy #1, the first in a six-part miniseries from James Tynion IV and Noah J. Yuenkel (published by BOOM! Studios), may have a strange look but the story is a lot fun! UFOlogy #1 WRITER: James Tynion IV, Noah J. Yuenkel ARTIST: Matthew Fox COLORIST: Adam Metcalfe LETTERER: Colin Bell PUBLISHER: BOOM! Studios RELEASE DATE: April […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Descender #1 — Living up to the Hype!

Comic Review: Descender #1 — Living up to the Hype!

The first issue of Jeff Lemire’s Descender from Image Comics deserves the hype it has received as it’s an imaginative and interesting comic that knows what it’s doing. DESCENDER #1 WRITER: Jeff Lemire ARTIST and COLORIST: Dustin Nguyen LETTERER: Steve Wands PUBLISHER: Image Comics RELEASE DATE: March 4, 2015 Get a copy of Descender here! Descender has […]

 Stefani Sloma

Book Review: Me Being Me Is Exactly as Insane as You Being You by Todd Hasak-Lowy

Book Review: Me Being Me Is Exactly as Insane as You Being You by Todd Hasak-Lowy

Me Being Me Is Exactly as Insane as You Being You by Todd Hasak-Lowy is written exclusively in lists, and unfortunately the format mixed with a lot of pointless lists made for a book that I couldn’t finish. ME BEING ME IS EXACTLY AS INSANE AS YOU BEING YOU AUTHOR: Todd Hasak-Lowy PUBLISHER: Simon Pulse RELEASE […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Bodies #8 – Know You Are Loved

Comic Review: Bodies #8 – Know You Are Loved

Just as the whole series had done, Bodies #8 by Si Spencer and Vertigo left me wanting more, but only because I loved it so much. BODIES #8 WRITER: Si Spencer ARTIST: Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay, Phil Winslade COLORIST: Lee Loughridge LETTERER: Dezi Sienty and Taylor Esposito PUBLISHER: Vertigo RELEASE DATE: February 25, 2015 Order a the last copy […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: D4VE #1 – Are you there, God? It’s me, D4VE.

Comic Review: D4VE #1 – Are you there, God? It’s me, D4VE.

Writer Ryan Ferrier and artist Valentin Ramon have created a hilarious, dark, quirky comic in D4VE #1, and I can’t wait to see more. D4VE #1 WRITER: Ryan Ferrier ARTIST: Valentin Ramon LETTERER: Ryan Ferrier PUBLISHER: IDW Publishing RELEASE DATE: February 25, 2015 Order a copy of D4ve #1 (of 5) to be delivered to […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Nameless #1 is a Tornado

Comic Review: Nameless #1 is a Tornado

Grant Morrison’s Nameless #1, from Image Comics, is a convoluted, crazy mess of a first issue, but that’s the best part. NAMELESS #1 WRITER: Grant Morrison ARTIST: Chris Burnham COLORIST: Nathan Fairbairn LETTERER: Simon Bowland PUBLISHER: Image RELEASE DATE: February 4, 2015 Nameless #1 is in its second printing! Order yours here: Nameless #1 (2nd […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Bodies #7 – Humanity Is Broken

Comic Review: Bodies #7 – Humanity Is Broken

Yet again, my mind was absolutely blown with Si Spencer and Vertigo’s Bodies #7. Not sure if I can handle that there’s only one more issue. BODIES #7 WRITER: Si Spencer ARTIST: Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay, Phil Winslade COLORIST: Lee Loughridge LETTERER: Dezi Sienty and Taylor Esposito PUBLISHER: Vertigo RELEASE DATE: January 28, 2015 If you are reading along […]

 Stefani Sloma

Interview with Si Spencer the Comic Book Author of Bodies

Interview with Si Spencer the Comic Book Author of Bodies

As the Bodies mini-series from Si Spencer and Vertigo is ending soon, I talked to Si about how he got into comics, where Bodies came from, and how crazy it made him. If you’ve been following my reviews of Bodies, you probably know that I’m a little obsessed, so I really enjoyed getting to talk to Si about […]

 Stefani Sloma

Book Review: This Is the Life by Alex Shearer

Book Review: This Is the Life by Alex Shearer

Parts of This Is the Life by Alex Shearer were interesting and poignant, but it felt forced and awkward at times, so overall, it wasn’t a hit. This is the Life AUTHOR: Alex Shearer PUBLISHER: Atria Books GENRE: Fiction, Contemporary, Illness LENGTH: 240 pages RELEASE DATE: February 3, 2015 Want to give This is the Life […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Creature Cops #1 – Maybe It Was Me?

Comic Review: Creature Cops #1 – Maybe It Was Me?

Creature Cops #1 from IDW and Rob Anderson wasn’t for Stefani but it might’ve just been her. CREATURE COPS #1 WRITER: Rob Anderson ARTIST: Fernando Melek COLORIST: Juan Romera LETTERER: E.T. Dollman PUBLISHER: IDW Publishing RELEASE DATE: January 28, 2015 Creature Cops Special Varmint Unit #1 (of 3) – $3.19 At least twenty years in […]

 Stefani Sloma

Reyn #1: Dude, That Guy’s a Lizard

Reyn #1: Dude, That Guy’s a Lizard

Reyn #1, from Image Comics, is an accessible, fun fantasy comic with a self-sufficient, awesome female character and some lizard men. That interest you? Read on! REYN #1 WRITER: Kel Symons ARTIST: Nate Stockman COLORIST: Paul Little LETTERER: Pat Brosseau PUBLISHER: Image Comics RELEASE DATE: January 21, 2015 Pick up your copy of Reyn #1 and […]

 Stefani Sloma

Memetic from BOOM! Studios has Killer Memes and Psychedelic Sloths

Memetic from BOOM! Studios has Killer Memes and Psychedelic Sloths

Memetic from BOOM! Studios teaches us that internet memes are going to kill us all. It’s terrifying and realistic and very, very good.     MEMETIC #1-3 WRITER: James Tynion IV ARTIST: Eryk Donovan COLORIST: Adam Guzowski LETTERER: Steve Wands PUBLISHER: BOOM! Studios RELEASE DATE: October – December 2014 Pick up Memetic #1 (of 3), […]

 Stefani Sloma

Cutter Mini-Series Was Like a Bad Slasher Film

Cutter Mini-Series Was Like a Bad Slasher Film

Robert Napton and Seamus Kevin Fahey’s Cutter mini-series was an ode to slasher films that didn’t quite live up. CUTTER Mini-Series WRITER: Robert Napton, Seamus Kevin Fahey ARTIST: Christian DiBari LETTERER: Troy Peteri PUBLISHER: Top Cow Productions / Image RELEASE DATE: October 2014 Try Cutter #1 for yourself. Order Cutter #1 through WatchPlayRead. Cutter was a […]

 Stefani Sloma

Bodies #6: WHAT IS HAPPENING?

Bodies #6: WHAT IS HAPPENING?

Every time I pick up a new issue of Bodies, I get sucked right back in to its crazy, confusing, amazing world and it leaves me ready for more. Why are there only two issues left? BODIES #6 WRITER: Si Spencer ARTIST: Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay, Phil Winslade COLORIST: Lee Loughridge LETTERER: Dezi Sienty and Taylor Esposito PUBLISHER: Vertigo […]