Once & Future #1 Review It's nice to see a Boom! Studios book on shelves getting some hype behind it. I don't get to review Boom! Studios books enough, and Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora's Once & Future is deserving of attention. Kieron Gillen is no stranger to hype. We're talking the co-creator of The Wicked + The Divine, Phonogram, and the latest hot book Die. So … [Read more...]
Mercury Heat. Hot in Herre.
Mercury Heat #1 review Ah yes, good ol' Avatar Press is bringing you something that isn't Uber or Crossed for a change. Mercury Heat #1 doesn't fall far from their typical fair though, there's still plenty of blood and destruction to go around. Mercury Heat #1 is coming from Kieron Gillen who most of you may know has written some fantastic books like The Wicked and the … [Read more...]
Star Wars Darth Vader #1. Sith Failure.
Darth Vader #1 review Marvel continues to put it's partnership/ownership of the Star Wars franchise in high gear with the newest Darth Vader #1. Coming in hot off the heals of A New Hope, Darth Vader #1 lets you see Vader at his lowest. With the destruction of the Death Star and his failure to capture the rebels responsible, Vader is on the Emperors shit list. Still, Darth … [Read more...]
The Wicked + The Divine #1. 1-2-3-4.
The Wicked + The Divine #1 review I spent maybe 15 minutes staring at the blog screen thinking of how I could describe The Wicked + The Divine #1. How I could make sense of young immortal gods who don't actually live forever. Gods who don't have any actual powers or that are believed to have powers. Powers that could be nothing more than parlor tricks or the ability to inflict … [Read more...]
Young Avengers, The Newest Hit Teen Drama
Young Avengers #1 Review "Style > Substance" Marvel NOW!'s newest Avengers book from Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton isn't short on drama. In fact, I'd say it's on par with many teen drama's on television right now. One night stands, gay lovers, a young Asgardian god, a Hispanic Miss America (not the pageant), and a Maximoff who unsurprisingly can't … [Read more...]