Ryan Thomason

Conan The Avenger #21 – Comic Review

Conan The Avenger #21 – Comic Review

Ah, the good ‘ol nail a dude to the cross routine. This is CONAN, I think he’ll be just fine. See my previous Conan the Avenger reviews starting with the first issue here and the previous issue here. CONAN THE AVENGER #21 Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Jose Luis Cover Artist: Paul Renaud Publisher: Dark […]

 Ryan Thomason

Conan The Avenger #20 – Comic Review

Conan The Avenger #20 – Comic Review

Conan The Avenger #20 – Comic Review It’s a whole new ARC in Conan the Avenger with A Witch Shall be Born: Part 1 Following the titanic events at the Oasis of Akrel, Conan and Natala parted company as Natala joined Janissa’s (The Widowmaker) band of warrior she-devils, and Taramis, beloved queen of Khauran, made […]

 Ryan Thomason

Conan The Avenger #18 – Comic Review

Conan The Avenger #18 – Comic Review

What happens when Conan confronts Janissa The Widowmaker at the Tower of Silence? Well, let’s just say they don’t go quietly into the night. See my previous Conan The Avenger reviews here, here and Conan The Avenger #1. Conan The Avenger #18 Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Brian Ching Cover Artist: Jasen Felix Publisher: Dark […]

 Ryan Thomason

Conan The Avenger starts a new Arc in THE DAMNED HORDE

Conan The Avenger starts a new Arc in THE DAMNED HORDE

With his new group of warriors, “Amra’s Bastards” that comprised of Royal Guard defectors from Shambalia. Conan is in search of a horde of treasure, but to find it they must rescue from the city of Nippr the slave sister of a tongue-less girl and her drawn map. A simple snatch and grab goes a […]

 Adrienne Fox

Fred Van Lente’s Ressurectionists is Coming Your Way in November

Fred Van Lente’s Ressurectionists is Coming Your Way in November

Ressurectionists is the new creator-owned title by Fred Van Lente and Dark Horse Comics. By the sound of it is a book you’ll want on your pull list. When I atteneded FVL’s spotlight panel at Phoenix Comic Con this summer, he spoke about this title–it’s been a long wait for me, but the release date […]

 Sarah Eitelberg

Book Review: Make Comics Like the Pros

Book Review: Make Comics Like the Pros

Make Comics Like the Pros: The Inside Scoop on How to Write, Draw, and Sell Your Comic Books and Graphic Novels  Writers: Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente Publisher: Watson-Guptil Release date: September 9, 2014 Buy a copy for your own library! Pick up Make Comics Like the Pros: The Inside Scoop on How to […]

 Ryan Thomason

Conan the Avenger: Shadows of Kush, Issues #2 – #5, reviewed

Conan the Avenger: Shadows of Kush, Issues #2 – #5, reviewed

Gronk….Gronk When I last talked about this new run, it was the inaugural first issue. Which was tremendously good. Now that I’ve gotten myself all caught up (hey, it happens) I’ve been able to get more of a feel for the story and what Van Lente is up to. Conan the Avenger: Shadows over Kush […]

 Kara O'Connor

Comic Review: Howtoons [Re]ignition #1

Comic Review: Howtoons [Re]ignition #1

Howtoons have been giving kids fun with engineering projects for ten years. Continuing the adventure, they have now released a new comic through Image, Howtoons [Re]ignition. Howtoons [Re]ignition #1 Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Tom Fowler Colorist: Jordie Bellaire Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 6, 2014 Grab your own copy of Howtoons Reignition #1 […]

 Adrienne Fox

Dark Horse Comics Announced New Fred Van Lente Ongoing Title at Phoenix Comicon

Dark Horse Comics Announced New Fred Van Lente Ongoing Title at Phoenix Comicon

I attended the Fred Van Lente Spotlight panel at Phoenix Comicon last weekend. It was an exciting time because Dark Horse just announced a new Van Lente continuing series in addition to his Project Black Sky work. It’s called Resurrectionists. Van Lente said he explores themes about identity and fate—like if you can escape it—in […]

 Adrienne Fox

Phoenix Comicon 14: Convention Report, Plus Deadpool

Phoenix Comicon 14: Convention Report, Plus Deadpool

So Phoenix Comicon 14 happened last weekend! Despite the 105 degree heat and my air conditioner driven sinus issues, I had a really good time at PHXCC. It was my first time in Arizona, ever. I am so glad I braved the heat for this con. Lots of things made PHXCC 14 a great experience […]

 Ryan Thomason

Conan the Avenger #1: Shadows over Kush, a comic book review

Conan the Avenger #1: Shadows over Kush, a comic book review

Dark Horse builds a new Conan adventure from the bones of a Robert E Howard unpublished original. Howard began working on the story sometime in the 1930s, but never finished it before his tragic and untimely death. With untitled synopsis and a draft of a few chapters of the piece to work from, we have […]

 Ryan Thomason

Conan and the People of the Black Circle #2 – REVIEWED

Conan and the People of the Black Circle #2 – REVIEWED

The black wizard Khemsa steps into the game to plot against Conan while Conan hides in the Himelian Mountains with unsteady allies. Oh, and lots of people die. What more can you ask for in People of the Black Circle #2?

 Ryan Thomason

Conan and the People of the Black Circle #1 – Review

Conan and the People of the Black Circle #1 – Review

Nothing pleases me more than princess stealing, Sword and Sorcery.

 Sarah Eitelberg

Brain Boy #2: Read the Wrong Mind and Lose Your Head!

Brain Boy #2: Read the Wrong Mind and Lose Your Head!

“Agent Price will certainly get inside your head!”

 Ryan Thomason

Marvel to the Real World: Puck is back!

Marvel to the Real World: Puck is back!

Woops sorry, for that image on the front page, but I couldn’t resist an early 90’s MTV reference that probably 3 of us “old” guys got.