Kara O'Connor

Trees #1: Warren Ellis’ Trees Sprouts Deep Roots

Trees #1: Warren Ellis’ Trees Sprouts Deep Roots

They’re heeeere! In Image’s new title Trees by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, the “trees” don’t seem to care that we humans are here too. Trees #1 Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Jason Howard Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 28, 2014 Trees #1 – $2.39 Retail Price: $2.99 You Save: $0.60 In Warren Ellis’ latest sci-fi […]

 Kara O'Connor

Darth Maul–Son of Dathomir #1: A Dark Son

Darth Maul–Son of Dathomir #1: A Dark Son

In the midst all the concern over which expanded universe plots will remain part of J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars canon, Dark Horse gives us a new gem with Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir Star Wars Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #1 Writer: Jeremy Barlow Illustrator: Juan Frigeri Publisher: Darkhorse Release Date: May 21, 2014 Order […]

 Hayley Knighten

Book Review: Awesome Jones

Book Review: Awesome Jones

Imagine a fairy tale read by Stan Lee: romance and magic combined with high-flying, comic book action. The result is Awesome Jones. you have to start believing that you can be the man you want to be. Awesome is a regular guy living in an extraordinary world where superheroes patrol the city and wield incredible […]

 Kara O'Connor

Amelia Cole and the Hidden War: At War With Herself

Amelia Cole and the Hidden War: At War With Herself

IDW releases the second trade in the adventures of a teenage mage and her ever growing responsibilities in Amelia Cole and the Hidden War. Amelia Cole and the Hidden War Volume 2 Writer: Adam P. Knave and D.J. Kirkbride Artist: Nick Brokenshire Publisher: IDW Release Date: May 7, 2014 Get your own copy of Amelia Cole […]

 Hayley Knighten

Buffyverse Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Vol. 1

Buffyverse Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Vol. 1

The Story so Far: I am reading and reviewing the Buffyverse comic series’ that are canon with the television shows they are based on. I will post a final reading list when I’ve caught up to season 10. I’ve included links to my previous posts in this reading marathon at the bottom of the page. […]

 Kara O'Connor

Nailbiter #1: One Dirty Habit

Nailbiter #1: One Dirty Habit

Image Comic’s Nailbiter is quite the chiller and cuts to the bone.     Naibiter #1 Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Mike Henderson Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 7, 2014 Order your copy of Nailbiter #1 (MR) from us today! Maybe it’s the constant rain or cloudy skies, but something about the Pacific Northwest has […]

 Hayley Knighten

Buffyverse Comics Marathon: Conclusion of Angel After the Fall

Buffyverse Comics Marathon: Conclusion of Angel After the Fall

The Story so Far: I am reading and reviewing the Buffyverse comic series that are canon with the television shows they are based on, including Buffy Season 8, Fray, Spike, Angel & Faith and Angel: After the Fall among others.  I will post a final reading list when I’ve caught up to season 10. I’ve included links to my previous posts […]

 Kara O'Connor

Southern Bastards #1: Deep Fried Crime

Three things frequently come to mind when thinking about the deep south: church, football, and home cookin’. Throw in a bit of immoral lawlessness and you have your recipe for Jason Aaron’s latest from Image Comics, Southern Bastards. Southern Bastards #1 Writer: Jason Aaron Artist: Jason Latour Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: April 30, 2014 […]

 Hayley Knighten

Buffyverse Comics: Fray, Angel, and Spike: After the Fall

Buffyverse Comics: Fray, Angel, and Spike: After the Fall

With new seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel & Faith just beginning, it seems like a good time to reread the Buffyverse comics so far. I will be reading and reviewing the series’ that are considered canon with the television shows they were based on including Buffy Season 8, Fray, Spike, Angel & […]

 Adrienne Fox

Lazarus #8: Family is Forever

Lazarus #8: Family is Forever

This week the team of Rucka, Lark, and Arcas give us Lazarus #8: Part Four of the “Lift” arc. Forever and Johanna make progress on tracking down the terrorist cell called Free. The Barrett family continues on their way to Denver and demonstrates how special they are along the way. By then end of Lazarus […]

 Ryan Thomason

WPR First Look: Mighty Avengers #7

WPR First Look: Mighty Avengers #7

Note to self: Never, piss off White Tiger. Will you be picking this up next month? MIGHTY AVENGERS #7 Written by AL EWING Art by VALERIO SCHITI Cover by GREG LAND On-Sale – 02/26/2014 Buy a physical copy to be delivered to you here: Mighty Avengers #7 Synopsis: For years, Ava Ayala has shouldered a […]

 Adrienne Fox

Bad Blood #1 – Comic Review

Bad Blood #1 – Comic Review

All is not well for best friends, Jared and Kyle. Jared is dying of cancer and tired of fighting. No pep talk will change his mind. Yet, an encounter with one seriously freaky vampire inspires him to start fighting—and kill the undead. Bad Blood #1 (of 5) Writer: Jonthan Maberry Artist: Tyler Crook Publisher: Dark […]

 Ryan Thomason

WPR First Look – Marvel Preview MEGAPOST: The Punisher, Amazing Spider-man, Ms Marvel #1 plus All-New Invaders #2!

WPR First Look – Marvel Preview MEGAPOST: The Punisher, Amazing Spider-man, Ms Marvel #1 plus All-New Invaders #2!

The emails are piled up, so, you get Marvel Preview MEGAPOST. Honestly, I’m looking forward to all of these, mostly Frank Castle returning in The Punisher. THE PUNISHER #1 Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON Art & Cover by MITCH GERADS Variant Cover by SALVADOR LAROCCA Animal Variant by CHRIS SAMNEE and Young Variant by SKOTTIE YOUNG […]

 Ryan Thomason

WPR First Look: Loki: Agent of Asgard #1

WPR First Look: Loki: Agent of Asgard #1

Is it just me, or is it hard to think of Loki and only see Tom Hiddleston? Regardless, we’re looking forward to checking out this new Loki run. I love the first page of Thor, drinking in solitude. LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD #1 (DEC130663) Written by AL EWING Art by LEE GARBETT Cover by JENNY […]

 Ryan Thomason

An Interview with Colleen Coover writer for Adventure Time’s Flip Side!

An Interview with Colleen Coover writer for Adventure Time’s Flip Side!

Flip-Side #1 is out tomorrow from Boom! Studios, we thought it would be fun to have a quick chat with one of the writers to get things started.