Brian West

Comics You Crave – Black Hammer #1

Comics You Crave – Black Hammer #1

Black Hammer #1 Publisher: Dark Horse Comics >Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Dean Ormston Colorist: Dave Stewart Genre: Superhero, Science-Fiction, Action/Adventure Publication Date: July 20, 2016 Format: FC, 32 pages; Ongoing Price: $3.99 This week on Comics You Crave, Ryan and Brian check out the new superhero themed comic from Dark Horse Comics, Black Hammer #1. […]

 Kara O'Connor

Comic Review: Casanova: Acedia #1

Comic Review: Casanova: Acedia #1

Matt Fraction returns to an old favorite and breaths new life into Casanova Quinn, in Casanova: Acedia #1 Casanova: Acedia #1 Writer: Matt Fraction Story: Michael Chabon Artists: Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 28, 2015 Get to know this great series and order Casanova Acedia #1! Or get the […]

 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

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

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: 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 […]

 Kara O'Connor

Comic Review: God Hates Astronauts #1

Comic Review: God Hates Astronauts #1

Ryan Browne finally gets his chance to shine with an ongoing series of God Hates Astronauts from Image Comics. God Hates Astronauts #1 Writer and Artist: Ryan Browne Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: September 3, 2014 Visit your local shop for the collection of webcomics and issue #1 of God Hates Astronauts. But you can […]

 Kara O'Connor

Sex Criminals #6: Faking It

Sex Criminals #6: Faking It

Jon and Suzie return after a short hiatus from their sex crimes and settle down into domestic bliss in Sex Criminals # 6. Maybe.   Sex Criminals #6 Writer: Matt Fraction Artist: Chip Zdarsky Publisher: Image Comics Release date: June 25, 2014 Pick up Sex Criminals #6 now! Catch up with the Sex Criminals TPB Vol. […]

 Kara O'Connor

Eye of Newt #1: A Magical Mystery Tour

Eye of Newt #1: A Magical Mystery Tour

A throwback to ’70s RPG games makes for a thickly clichéd first issue of Eye of Newt. Eye of Newt Writer/Artist: Michael Hague Publisher: Dark Horse Release Date: June 18, 2014 Pick up Eye of Newt #1 today and see if you agree! The fantasy laden Eye of Newt #1 from Dark Horse Comics harkens back to […]

 Kara O'Connor

The Wicked & The Divine #1: Gods Just Wanna Have Fun

The Wicked & The Divine #1: Gods Just Wanna Have Fun

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie create a companion piece of sorts to their fan favorite Phonogram, when they move the focus from the artist’s fans to the artists themselves in The Wicked & the Divine #1.   The Wicked + The Divine #1 Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Jamie McKelvie Colorist: Matt Wilson Publisher: Image Comics […]

 Kara O'Connor

Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland #7 – Desperation Highway

Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland #7 – Desperation Highway

The concluding issue of Joe Hill’s limited series Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland tells the story of the man that helped create Charlie Manx. Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland #7 Author: Joe Hill Artist: C.P. Wilson III Publisher: IDW Release Date: June 11, 2014 Pick up Wraith Welcome To Christmasland #7 (of 7) or Wraith Welcome To […]

 Kara O'Connor

Star Wars Rebel Heist #2: Riot Girl

Star Wars Rebel Heist #2: Riot Girl

Dark Horse and Star Wars take us to other worlds in the second issue of Star Wars: Rebel Heist.   Star Wars Rebel Heist #2 Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Marco Castiello Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: May 28, 2014 Get a copy of Star Wars: Rebel Heist #2 (Matt Kindt variant cover) […]

 Kara O'Connor

Weird Love #1: Oh, Woman!

Weird Love #1: Oh, Woman!

IDW reminds us how strange dating used to be with its throwback compilation Weird Love.   Weird Love #1 Writer: Joe Gill, Various Artist: Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Vince Colletta, Various Publisher: IDW Release Date: May 14, 2014 Pick up a copy of Weird Love #1 Remember those old pulp fiction comics from the 1960’s where […]

 Kara O'Connor

Think Tank Fun With PTSD #1: It’s Some Stressful Science

Think Tank Fun With PTSD #1: It’s Some Stressful Science

Dr. David Loren has been searching for a way to use his genius for good. In the current issue of Image’s on going science chronicle,Think Tank: Fun With PTSD, he may have found his cause.   Think Tank: Fun With PTSD #1 Writer/Co-Creator: Matt Hawkins Artist/Co-Creator: Rahsan Ekedal Publisher: Image Comics/Top Cow Release Date: May […]