Kaitlyn Booth

S.H.I.E.L.D. #3 Brings In Spider-Man But Still Hasn’t Found Its Footing

S.H.I.E.L.D. #3  Brings In Spider-Man But Still Hasn’t Found Its Footing

S.H.I.E.L.D. #3, written by Mark Waid and drawn by Humberto Ramos, is suffering from the same problem the inaugural season of the television show it’s based on with a “monster of the week” format and no overarching story. S.H.I.E.L.D. #3 WRITER: Mark Waid ARTIST: Humberto Ramos COLORIST: Edgar Delgado LETTERER: VC’s Joe Caramagna PUBLISHER: Marvel […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Spider-Gwen #1 Continues Gwen Stacy’s Revival From Dead Love Interest To Hero

Spider-Gwen #1 Continues Gwen Stacy’s Revival From Dead Love Interest To Hero

Spider-Gwen #1, written by Jason Latour and drawn by Robbi Rodriguez, is the second spin off to come from the Spider-Verse event and continues the story of Gwen Stacy: Spider-Woman in a new ongoing series. Spider-Gwen #1 cover by Robbi Rodriguez from Marvel.com Spider-Gwen #1 WRITER: Jason Latour ARTIST: Robbi Rodriguez COLORIST: Rico Renzi LETTERER: […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Silk #1 Shows Cindy Moon Adjusting To Being Human Not Her Powers

Silk #1 Shows Cindy Moon Adjusting To Being Human Not Her Powers

Silk #1, written by Robbie Thompson and drawn by Stacey Lee, is the introduction to Cindy Moon AKA Silk from the Spider-Verse event and how she is adjusting to her new life. Silk #1 WRITER: Robbie Thompson ARTIST: Stacey Lee COLORIST: Ian Herring LETTERER: VC’s Travis Lanham PUBLISHER: Marvel Comics RELEASE DATE: February 18, 2014 […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Operation S.I.N. #2 Delves Deeper Into The Mindset Of The Cold War

Operation S.I.N. #2 Delves Deeper Into The Mindset Of The Cold War

Operation S.I.N. #2, written by Kathryn Immonen and drawn by Rich Ellis, continues the story of Peggy Carter and Howard Stark as they travel into Soviet Russia, post World War II, to save the world. Operation S.I.N. #2 (of 5) WRITER: Kathryn Immonen ARTIST: Rich Ellis COLORIST: Jordan Boyd LETTERER: VC’s Joe Sabino PUBLISHER: Marvel […]

 Kara O'Connor

Comic Review: Creeple Peeple #1

Comic Review: Creeple Peeple #1

IDW introduces a new sci-fi tale showcasing 1960s action figures with Creeple Peeple #1.  Creeple Peeple #1 Creator: Patrick D. Pidgeon Writer: Matt Anderson Artist: Tim Lattie Publisher: IDW Release Date: January 21, 2015 Try Creeple Peeple for yourself and pick-up Creeple Peeple #1 (of 3), Creeple Peeple #2 (of 3), and Creeple Peeple #3 (of […]

 Adrienne Fox

Comic Review: Graveyard Shift #1

Comic Review: Graveyard Shift #1

Graveyard Shift #1 delivers all the basics of a great vampire tale: fangs, blood, and conversion of humans. Jump in now and see where Jay Faerber and Fran Bueno take the story from a solid start in the first issue.   Graveyard Shift #1 Writer: Jay Faerber Artist: Fran Bueno Letters: Ed Dukeshire Publisher: Image […]

 Adrienne Fox

DeConnick and Fraction Won’t (or Can’t) Stop Creating Excellent Comics

DeConnick and Fraction Won’t (or Can’t) Stop Creating Excellent Comics

What mash-up or nickname do you prefer? DeConniction? Or, the Fractonnick? (Just don’t call her Mrs. Matt Fraction, please.) Any way you look at their recent works, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction are turning the comics world on its ear through creativity, skill, bravery, and trust—that is, trust in us, their readers. Both writers […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Let’s Sit Around the Camp Fire and Talk About Lumberjanes

Let’s Sit Around the Camp Fire and Talk About Lumberjanes

Lumberjanes is a series written by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis with art by Brooke Allen that any scout, former or current, of any age will adore.   Lumberjanes #1-#8 WRITER: Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis ARTIST: Brooke Allen COLORIST: Maarta Laiho LETTERER: Aubrey Aiese PUBLISHER: BOOM! Studios Lumberjanes is the perfect holiday gift for […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Avengers & X-Men: Axis #5: Not Even A Little New Reader Friendly

Avengers & X-Men: Axis #5: Not Even A Little New Reader Friendly

Avengers & X-Men: Axis #5, by writer Rick Remender and artist Terry Dodson, might be one of the least new reader friendly events in years that makes so little sense even seasoned fans might not understand what is going on. Avengers & X-Men: Axis #5 cover by Jim Cheung via Marvel.com Avengers & X-Men: Axis […]

 Sarah Eitelberg

Comic Review: Birthright #1

Comic Review: Birthright #1

Birthright #1 Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Andrei Bressan Publisher: Image Release date: October 8, 2014 Try out Birthright #1 for yourself. When I was just a wee lass, I loved to daydream. I’ve lost count of how many fantasy stories I had thought up staring out my classroom window; everything from a hole appearing beneath […]

 Sarah Eitelberg

Comic Review: Copperhead is an Action-Packed Space Western from Image Comics

Comic Review: Copperhead is an Action-Packed Space Western from Image Comics

Copperhead is a crappy town on a crappy planet with crappy civilians and it’s in need of a new sheriff, desperately. Can law and order be restored in this world. Check Image’s new title Copperhead.     Copperhead #1 and #2 Writer: Jay Faerber Artist: Scott Godlewski Colors: Ron Riley Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: […]

 comicseditor

Sneak Peek at Deep State from BOOM! Studios out in November

Sneak Peek at Deep State from BOOM! Studios out in November

The BOOM! Studios press release is right. Who doesn’t enjoy a good conspiracy story? To satisfy that part of your brain, BOOM! Studios brings us Deep State with story by Justin Jordan and art by Ariela Kristantina. Direct from BOOM! Studios: October 16, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory. […]

 Kara O'Connor

Comic Review: Wild’s End #1

Comic Review: Wild’s End #1

Guardians of the Galaxy creator Dan Abnett invents a world of anthropomorphic animals who encounter an out-of-this-world threat in BOOM! Studios’ new Sci-Fi fantasy, Wild’s End.   Wild’s End #1 Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: I.N.J. Culbard Publisher: Boom Studios Release Date: September 10, 2014 Try Wilds End #1 if you need more anthropomorphic animals in […]

 Kara O'Connor

Comic Review: Pop #1

Comic Review: Pop #1

Dark Horse delivers its new series Pop that boasts a fun premise but falls short of backing it up with a solid story. Pop #1 Writer: Curt Pires Artist: Jason Copland Colorist: Pete Toms Publisher: Darkhorse Release Date: August 27, 2014 Will you agree? Check out POP #1. If Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus were merely […]

 Sarah Eitelberg

Manga Review: Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 4 from Dark Horse

Manga Review: Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 4 from Dark Horse

Vash the Stampede also known as the Humanoid Typhoon, the expert gunslinger classified as a localized disaster finally comes face to face with his brother Knives. Tensions are high as the two super powers face off in the epic battle that’s been decades in the making. The city around them trembles at their immense power […]

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