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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic “A Hearth’s Warming Tail” Review

Christmas stories are commonplace in most shows. My Little Pony had the solid “Hearth’s Warming Eve” back in Season 2 and “Hearthbreakers” in Season 5. Today’s episode is sort of a sequel to the former. I think “A Hearth’s Warming Tail” should have been saved for much later in the year, but that’s a minor […]

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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic “The Crystalling” Review

Short breaks between seasons are rare, but certainly welcome. My Little Pony concluded its fifth season back in November. Just four months later and #6 has begun. The last major hiatus was almost a whole year, so this was shocking but no one’s complaining. Season 5 ended rather peculiarly: the redemption of Starlight Glimmer and […]

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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #34 Review

The big, new arc of the MLP saga has begun! How does ‘Siege of the Crystal Empire’ Part One fare? Let’s take a look. Here’s the official description from IDW: ‘Siege of the Crystal Empire’ Part 1! A enigmatic new foe brings together some of the most villainous characters in Equestria to attack the Crystal […]

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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic: “Canterlot Boutique” Review

Mid-season hiatuses are never fun. The last episode, “Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?,” aired back in July. Thankfully, we’ve had many quality comics to read in the meantime. “Canterlot Boutique” deserved pre-hype for a few reasons. Obviously the primary one is that it’s the mid-season premiere. Secondly, Rarity episodes are usually very good. No, […]

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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic “Amending Fences” Review

One of the greatest things about My Little Pony is its reliance on character development and continuity. Unlike shows like Spongebob or Uncle Grandpa, the characters mature as they learn life-retaining lessons. Most episodic cartoons don’t have any kind of continuity, but things that happen in MLP have an effect later on. “Amending Fences” is […]

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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #31 Review

“Ponyville Days” concludes! How does the second and final part fare? Let’s take a look. Here’s the official description from IDW: ‘Ponyville Days’ Part 2. The town struggles to mend a major divide, while hordes of tourists descend on Ponyville and threaten to overwhelm the populace! “Ponyville Days” is quite an interesting story. It’s definitely […]

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My Little Pony: Friends Forever #17 Review

Twilight enters the mind of Big Mac in the latest issue of Friends Forever! How does it fare? Let’s take a look. Here’s the official description from IDW: Twilight Sparkle is feeling overworked and stressed out! She decides to visit the most Zen pony she knows-Big Mac! But Mac is feeling less than communicative, so […]

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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #30 Review

Ponyville is in a civil war in the latest issue My Little Pony! How does Part 1 fare? Let’s take a look. Here’s the official description from IDW: ‘Ponyville Days,’ Part 1. A massive event celebrating Ponyville’s founding is nearing but an argument between friends splits the town into two argumentative factions! Ponyville is always […]

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #13 Review

Has love turned Spike into a psychotic killer? Or is his nightmares nothing more than an inner sense of guilt? Read on to find out. The official description from Dark Horse: Some suspiciously supernatural murders have Spike, Xander, Willow, and Giles in a conundrum. They have to talk to Buffy, but there’s something about the […]

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My Little Pony: Friends Forever #14 Review

Writer Jeremy Whitley returns for Friends Forever’s 14th installment! Does it reach the greatness of the previous issue? Let’s take a look. Here’s the official description from IDW: When a dragon problem in Fillydelphia threatens to get out of hand, Luna enlists Spike’s help to find a peaceful solution. There are many suspects and no […]

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