Comics

ROWANS RUIN Review

The following review contains spoilers for Rowans Ruin #1-4. Have you ever seen the movie The Holiday? You know, the one where Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet decide to swap houses for a while in the hopes of gaining a new lease on life? Well, the recently concluded miniseries Rowans Ruin is a bit like […]

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BROKEN MOON Review

The following review contains spoilers for Broken Moon #1-4. Spooky, spooky spoilers. Beware. What would happen to our world if monsters were to take over? What if the things that went bump in the night found a way of ensuring that day never broke again? How would a torn and fractured human race survive, and […]

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I, MAGE #0 Review

I had a dream about I, Mage last night. I dreamt about a world in which science and magic were both unlike I had ever seen them before. I dreamt about a universe in which the difference between them was important. I dreamt about struggle, about conflict, and about the stresses of being a hero. […]

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THE PRECINCT #1 Review

WARNING: The following review contains mild spoilers for Dynamite Entertainment’s The Precinct #1. In our current day and age, it seems as if everyone’s a critic. So it’s unfortunate that every critic, whether or not they like to admit it, will inevitably struggle with certain biases that can make it difficult to write an honest […]

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GARFIELD’S CHEESY HOLIDAY SPECIAL Review

  Dude, relax. You’re getting a positive review. And it’ll be mostly spoiler-free, provided you choose to ignore the large number of spoilers that I intend to include. In Garfield’s Cheesy Holiday Special, the popular Jim Davis character gets two holiday-themed outings. The first is entitled “Holly’s Holiday Hope,” and the second is “The Lasagna […]

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STAR WARS: DARTH VADER ANNUAL #1 Review

The following contains spoilers for Star Wars: Darth Vader Annual #1. In my recent review of Star Wars Annual #1, I noted that a good annual can subvert our expectations while still delivering a self-contained story that provides excellent entertainment. As far as self-contained stories are concerned, the new Darth Vader Annual is a success. […]

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STAR WARS ANNUAL #1 Review

The following review contains mild spoilers for Star Wars Annual #1. Most comic book annuals strive to deliver big stories, often crossing over several characters from other franchises. You might see Spider-Man and Dr. Strange on the pages of Astonishing X-Men, and it isn’t surprising to see the Green Lantern make an appearance in a […]

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Lamenting the Death of the STAR WARS Expanded Universe

The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was highly anticipated, but many dedicated fans of the franchise were also somewhat shaken by the announcement that the Star Wars Expanded Universe would be rebranded as Star Wars Legends. It wasn’t the rebranding itself that caused a fuss, but rather the news that the former EU […]

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Know Your Lightsabers with These Cool Infographics

If there’s one thing as exciting as the new release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s the notion of living in a Star Wars universe ourselves. More specifically, it’s exciting to play with the idea of wielding our own lightsabers. We could strike down bad guys (and occasionally good guys), we could cut through […]

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