Matt Johnson

MAYDAY #3 (of 5) – Comic Review

MAYDAY #3 (of 5) – Comic Review

MAYDAY #3 marks the midpoint of the 5-part series.  The issue pulls us further into the complicated world of international politics and then pushes into some lucid personal stories.  Does it hold up to the previous two issues?  Will I ever get a review up before publish date?  Read on to find out. See my […]

 Matt Johnson

MAYDAY #2 (of 5) – Comic Review

MAYDAY #2 (of 5) – Comic Review

MAYDAY #2 (of 5) came out a few weeks back.  The first issue took me by surprise as a random pick and hooked me right away.  How does part 2 fare?  Read on to find out. See my MAYDAY#1 review here. Title: MAYDAY #2 Writer: Alex de Campi Artist: Tony Parker, Blond Cover Artist: Tony Parker Publisher: […]

 Matt Johnson

RUMBLE #14 and #15 – Comic Review

RUMBLE #14 and #15 – Comic Review

More RUMBLE occurred, and here’s me behind the curve again.  I just caught up to the end the current arc.  Have you?  Is it worth it?  Read on to find out. See my previous comic reviews here. Title: Rumble #14/15 Writer: John Arcudi Artist: James Harren Cover Artist: James Harren Publisher: Image Release Date: Rumble […]

 Matt Johnson

DEMONIC #1 (of 6) – Comic Review

DEMONIC #1 (of 6) – Comic Review

DEMONIC is a new series from Christopher Sebela (Hellraiser, the excellent High Crimes, Captain Marvel, more), Niko Walter (The Accelerators), and Dan Brown (Lobo, Punisher, X-men, tons of others).  It’s a gritty hard-boiled style detective story that easily sheds the yoke of noire standards and proves itself to be excellent in its own right.  This […]

 Matt Johnson

RUMBLE #10-13 – Comic Review

RUMBLE #10-13 – Comic Review

What?!  More RUMBLE happened and I didn’t even know.  How can this be possible?  This is a recap of RUMBLE #10-#13 which I missed during my sojourn into some sort of space-time vortex.  Does the series retain the greatness of the previous run?  Should you take the time catch up the way I did?  Read on to […]

 Matt Johnson

Klaus #6 and #7 (of 7) – Comic Review

Klaus #6 and #7 (of 7) – Comic Review

The return of Klaus.  THE FINALE OF KLAUS.  The end of the series (for now).  Is it triumphant or does it fall flat?  Read on to find out. See my review of previous issue of Klaus here (includes links to reviews of all other issues). Title: Klaus #6/#7 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Dan Mora Cover […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Kubo And The Two Strings Is Heartwarming, Heartbreaking And Beautiful

Review: Kubo And The Two Strings Is Heartwarming, Heartbreaking And Beautiful

Title: Kubo and the Two Strings Director: Travis Knight Screenwriter: Marc Haimes (screenplay and story by), Chris Butler (screenplay), and Shannon Tindle (story by) Principal Cast: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei, and Matthew McConaughey Summary: A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father […]

 Brian West

Comics You Crave – Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens #1

Comics You Crave – Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens #1

Judge, jury, prey. Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens #1 Writer: John Layman Artist: Chris Mooneyham Colorist: Michael Atiyeh Cover Artist: Glenn Fabry Genre: Science-Fiction Publication Date: July 27, 2016 Format: FC, 32 pages; Miniseries Price: $3.99 This week on Comics You Crave Brian and Ryan review a comic that you never knew you needed, […]

 Matt Johnson

Klaus 5 of 6 – Comic Review

Klaus 5 of 6 – Comic Review

Klaus returns to the present in another action-packed and beautifully illustrated epic.  All of the final pieces fall into place and the stage is set for a tense finale. See my previous Klaus reviews Issue One, Issue Two, Issue Three, and Issue Four.   Title: Klaus #5 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Dan Mora Cover Artist: Dan Mora Publisher: […]

 Matt Johnson

Klaus 4 of 6 – Comic Review

Klaus 4 of 6 – Comic Review

Klaus returns in another excellent release from BOOM! Studios.  The series holds strong and continues to scratch all the itches the previous 3 issues did. See my previous Klaus reviews Issue One, Issue Two, and Issue Three   Title: Klaus #4 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Dan Mora Cover Artist: Dan Mora Publisher: BOOM! Studios Release Date: 3.23.16 […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 29, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 29, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics and Vertical Comics. My “Pick of the Week” goes to Kodansha Comics’ release of The Seven Deadly Sins Volume 13. The Seven Deadly Sins Volume 13 by Nakaba Suzuki Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $10.99 The Seven Deadly Sins fight against Hendrickson in his new form as […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

VIZ Media Announces New Publishing Acquisitions at 2016 Anime Boston

VIZ Media Announces New Publishing Acquisitions at 2016 Anime Boston

VIZ Media detailed its new manga publishing acquisitions during its panel at 2016 Anime Boston. VIZ Media previewed each of the new titles, which include the latest box set release of One Piece, as well as the print launch of Platinum End, the new dark fantasy series by the creators of Death Note. Additional manga releases joining the […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Marvel Teases ‘Death Of X’ In Fall 2016

Marvel Teases ‘Death Of X’ In Fall 2016

Marvel sent out an image teasing the ‘Death of X’ event that is taking place in fall of 2016. The image doesn’t have any characters on it and there are currently rumors that Marvel is in the process of ‘phasing’ the X-Men out of the comics to bring the Inhumans to the forefront. This would […]

 Ryan Thomason

Comics You Crave: Comic Book Releases for March 23rd, 2016

Comics You Crave: Comic Book Releases for March 23rd, 2016

COMIC BUUUUUHKS! Here are your comic book releases for March 23rd, 2016! (AR= Ask Retailer) Forgot to check last week? See what you missed here. More Info at BOOM! Studios: WEBSITE AND TWITTER Buy These Comics at Things From Another World to be delivered to your doorstep! Bill And Ted Go To Hell #2 (Of […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 22, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 22, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics, Vertical Comics, and Yen Press. My “Pick of the Week” goes to Yen Press’ release of Akame ga KILL! ZERO Volume 1. Akame ga KILL! ZERO Volume 1 by Takahiro Yen Press – MSRP: $12.99 Get it from Amazon for $8.72 Before becoming Night Raid’s deadliest […]

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