Stefani Sloma

Feathers #1: Second to the Right. Wait, Wrong Flying Boy.

Feathers #1: Second to the Right. Wait, Wrong Flying Boy.

Feathers #1 is an all-ages adventure for fans of Peter Pan or fairy tales. FEATHERS #1 WRITER: Jorge Corona ARTIST: Jorge Coelho PUBLISHER: BOOM! Studios RELEASE DATE: January 7, 2015 Try Feathers #1 for a for a dark and quirky modern fairy tale. Poe is a young boy living in “The Maze” – a sprawling […]

 Stefani Sloma

Who let the creatures out?! Capture Creatures #1 Review

Who let the creatures out?! Capture Creatures #1 Review

Capture Creatures #1 from BOOM! Studios is a quite young all-ages comic featuring barely any creatures in the first issue but lots of exaggerated fun! CAPTURE CREATURES #1 WRITER: Paul Gibson ARTIST: Becky Dreistadt, Kelly Bastow COLORIST: Tracy Liang LETTERER: Brett Wilson PUBLISHER: BOOM! Studios RELEASE DATE: November 26, 2014 Know a kid in your life […]

 Stefani Sloma

Fairy Quest Outcasts #1: Little Red Riding YES

Fairy Quest Outcasts #1: Little Red Riding YES

Fairy Quest Outcasts #1 from BOOM! Studios takes some well-known fairy tale characters and turns them on their head–and it is awesome.   FAIRY QUEST OUTCASTS #1 WRITER: Paul Jenkins ARTIST: Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba COLORIST: Leonardo Olea LETTERER: Jim Campbell PUBLISHER: BOOM! Studios RELEASE DATE: November 5, 2014 Want to follow along with the happenings […]

 Stefani Sloma

Manga + Superheroes = Wayward from Image Comics

Manga + Superheroes = Wayward from Image Comics

Well, this was…unexpected. Image’s Wayward #1 is a strange but lively one.   WAYWARD #1 WRITER: Jim Zub ARTIST: Steve Cummings COLORIST: John Rauch and Jim Zub LETTERER: Marshall Dillon PUBLISHER: Image Comics RELEASE DATE: August 27, 2014 Feel like exploring Tokyo with Rori Lane? Pick up Wayward #1 (2nd Printing), Wayward #2 , Wayward […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Bodies #5 – Dropping All the Bombshells

Comic Review: Bodies #5 – Dropping All the Bombshells

Remember in my review of Bodies #4 when I said I basically just get more confused with each issue? Yeah, well, this issue drops a bomb (both literally and figuratively) and I am on the edge of my seat waiting to find out what happens next.   Bodies #5 WRITER: Si Spencer ARTIST: Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tula […]

 Stefani Sloma

Zenescope’s Neverland is a Dark Twist on Peter Pan and a Grim Take on Female Characters

Zenescope’s Neverland is a Dark Twist on Peter Pan and a Grim Take on Female Characters

While an interesting and dark take on the story of Peter Pan, Neverland contains offensive, highly-sexualized female characters that pull you out of the story. Grimm Fairy Tales Present: NEVERLAND WRITER: Joe Brusha ARTIST: Jean-Paul Deshong COLORIST: Jason Embury LETTERER: Jim Campbell PUBLISHER: Zenescope Entertainment RELEASE DATE: March 2011 Feel like giving Grimm Fairy Tales […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Deep State #1 – CONSPIRACIES!

Comic Review: Deep State #1 – CONSPIRACIES!

An X-Files inspired but totally unique comic about conspiracies, Deep State’s first issue intrigued me.     DEEP STATE #1 WRITER: Justin Jordan ARTIST: Ariela Kristantina COLORIST: Ben Wilsonham LETTERER: Ed Dukeshire PUBLISHER: BOOM! Studios RELEASE DATE: November 12, 2014 Will you get sucked into the conspiracy of Deep State #1? Pick up your own […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Drifter #1 – I’m Awesome, But Am I?

Comic Review: Drifter #1 – I’m Awesome, But Am I?

Ivan Brandon and Nic Klein’s Drifter #1 is a contradictory yet interesting first issue of a western/sci-fi series.   DRIFTER #1 WRITER: Ivan Brandon ARTIST: Nic Klein COLORIST: Clem Robins LETTERER: Ed Flagg PUBLISHER: Image Comics RELEASE DATE: November 12, 2014 You can add Drifter #1 (Klein Cover) to your collection today! Or pick up […]

 Stefani Sloma

Gotham: Season 1, Episode 10 “Lovecraft”

Gotham: Season 1, Episode 10 “Lovecraft”

Gotham’s season 1 finale aired this week and it is…well, ridiculous. But we do get to see Bruce Wayne hopping from roof to roof. As Selina teaches Bruce to balance (and continues to be obsessed with kissing him), an assassin makes her way into the Manor. Alfred attempts to subdue her as Selina and Bruce […]

 Stefani Sloma

Gotham Season 1, Episode 9 “Harvey Dent” – Even Cobblepot can’t save this episode

Gotham Season 1, Episode 9 “Harvey Dent” – Even Cobblepot can’t save this episode

Gotham’s latest episode titled “Harvey Dent” was really just a filler episode that set up some major events for next week. Barbara left Gordon at the end of the last episode because she is unable to handle his life. I won’t go into how I feel about her because I know it would get too […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Rasputin #1 is full of Murdered Main Characters and Bear Fights

Comic Review: Rasputin #1 is full of Murdered Main Characters and Bear Fights

Rasputin #1, written by Alex Grecian and published by Image Comics, is a strange start to a series and reads more like a movie pitch than a comic.   RASPUTIN #1 WRITER: Alex Grecian ARTIST: Riley Rossmo COLORIST: Ivan Plascencia LETTERER: Thomas Mauer PUBLISHER: Image Comics RELEASE DATE: October 29, 2014 Pick up Rasputin #1 the […]

 Stefani Sloma

Gotham: Season 1, Episode 8 “The Mask” – Nananana…Woah, Too Soon!

Gotham: Season 1, Episode 8 “The Mask” – Nananana…Woah, Too Soon!

Gotham’s eighth episode “The Mask” continued to irritate me in regards to Bruce Wayne. Remember how I’ve mentioned that Gotham is developing Bruce Wayne’s character way too early on? Well, they didn’t listen to me (how rude) and his character took a huge step towards becoming Batman. Now that Bruce has returned to school after […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Fiction Squad #1 – Knick-Knack Paddywhack, Can You Give the Dog a Bone?

Comic Review: Fiction Squad #1 – Knick-Knack Paddywhack, Can You Give the Dog a Bone?

I’ve completely fallen in love with BOOM! Studio’s Fiction Squad, written by Paul Jenkins. It is so unbelievably clever. FICTION SQUAD #1 WRITER: Paul Jenkins ARTIST: Ramon Bachs COLORIST: Leonardo Paciarotti LETTERER: Jim Campbell PUBLISHER: Boom! Studios RELEASE DATE: October 1, 2014 Pick up Fiction Squad #1 (of 6) and gain a whole new perspective on […]

 Stefani Sloma

Book Review: The Young Elites by Marie Lu

Book Review: The Young Elites by Marie Lu

Marie Lu’s new book The Young Elites was my first book by her, but I am ridiculously impressed. It’s incredible. THE YOUNG ELITES AUTHOR: Marie Lu PUBLISHER: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers RELEASE DATE: October 7, 2014 GENRE: Young Adult, Fantasy LENGTH: 355 pages Get a copy of The Young Elites for your bookshelf now! […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Bodies #4 – The Longharvest Is Coming!

Comic Review: Bodies #4 – The Longharvest Is Coming!

After I finish each issue, I think that I’ve almost got Bodies, published by DC’s Vertigo, figured out. Then I get the next issue and writer Si Spencer has me wrinkling my brow in confusion yet again. In a good way. BODIES #3 WRITER: Si Spencer ARTIST: Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay, Phil Winslade COLORIST: Lee Loughridge LETTERER: […]