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 […]

 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

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

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: […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Edward Scissorhands #1

Comic Review: Edward Scissorhands #1

IDW’s new comic Edward Scissorhands, written by Kate Leth, will take fans back to one of their favorite movies from their teenage years. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS #1 WRITER: Kate Leth ARTIST: Drew Rausch LETTERER: Travis Lanham EDITOR: Sarah Gaydos PUBLISHER: IDW Publishing RELEASE DATE: October 22, 2014 Don’t miss this comic! Buy Edward Scissorhands #1 (of 5) or get […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Bodies #3 – Shahara Explodes and So Does a Car

Comic Review: Bodies #3 – Shahara Explodes and So Does a Car

After two really interesting and intriguing issues, Si Spencer’s Bodies, published by Vertigo, is beginning to come together. Sort of. The four timelines are starting to connect in ways that I was definitely not expecting. BODIES #3 WRITER: Si Spencer ARTIST: Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay, Phil Winslade COLORIST: Lee Loughridge LETTERER: Dezi Sienty […]

 Stefani Sloma

Comic Review: Thor #1 – Thor is a woman! Or is (s)he?

Comic Review: Thor #1 – Thor is a woman! Or is (s)he?

Thor is a woman. The person wielding Mjolnir, the hammer forged by Dwarven blacksmiths to be possessed by only him who is worthy, is a woman! My first Marvel comic, written by Jason Aaron, did not disappoint. THOR #1 WRITER: Jason Aaron ARTIST: Russell Dauterman COLORIST: Matthew Wilson LETTERER: VC’s Joe Sabino PUBLISHER: Marvel RELEASE […]

 Stefani Sloma

Oddly Normal #1: How a Girl with Green Hair is Completely Relatable

Oddly Normal #1: How a Girl with Green Hair is Completely Relatable

Otis Frampton’s Oddly Normal, published by Image, will delight kids and adults alike! ODDLY NORMAL #1 WRITER: Otis Frampton ARTIST: Otis Frampton COLORIST: Otis Frampton, Thomas Boatwright PUBLISHER: Image Comics RELEASE DATE: September 17, 2014 If you want to have a copy delivered to your doorstep, buy Oddly Normal #1. Today is Oddly Normal’s birthday, […]

 Stefani Sloma

Here Be Monsters…and Dead Gods in Ragnarok #1

Here Be Monsters…and Dead Gods in Ragnarok #1

Walter Simonson’s first creator-owned comic in 20 years published by IDW, Ragnarok, is full of epic art, but leaves a little to be desired when it comes to the writing. RAGNAROK #1 WRITER: Walter Simonson ARTIST: Walter Simonson COLORIST: Laura Martin LETTERER: John Workman PUBLISHER: IDW RELEASE DATE: July 23, 2014 Try Ragnarok #1 for […]

 Stefani Sloma

JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: WITCHES #1 is the Prettiest Childhood Storybook in a Comic

JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: WITCHES #1 is the Prettiest Childhood Storybook in a Comic

S.M. Vidanni has created a beautiful fairy tale full of gorgeous illustrations in Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches #1 published by BOOM! Studios. JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: WITCHES #1 WRITER: S.M. Vidaurri ARTIST: S.M. Vidaurri COLORIST: S.M. Vidaurri LETTERER: S.M. Vidaurri PUBLISHER: BOOM! Studios – Archaia imprint RELEASE DATE: September 17, 2014 Get your own copy ofn […]