PREVIEW: Dark Horse Presents #1 – The Award Winning Anthology Returns

By Trevor Van As on August 19, 2014

Dark Horse Presents has always showcased the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists along with up-and-coming creators through a wide variety of genres. After a few months away, the award winning Dark Horse Presents returns with a new format which hopes to get these creators into the hands of more people. Discover all of the stories involved, with preview pages, inside.

PREVIEW: The Fade Out #1 by Superstar Creative Team Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips

By Trevor Van As on August 17, 2014

Drenched in hard-boiled noir over a backdrop of post-WWII Hollywood, The Fade Out is the new series by superstar creative team Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. Exploring the gritty side of Hollywood in the late 40s, this new crime series from Image Comics weaves an edge of your seat narrative that is set to be the teams’ most ambitious work to date. Take a look at a preview inside.

Spider-Man: Spider-Verse Reading Order Checklist

By Trevor Van As on August 6, 2014

Spider-Verse is a huge Spider-Man event which will include every version of Spider-Man as possible in the one big story. Featuring many different tie-ins, I have created a Spider-Verse reading order checklist so you can keep track of the entire story. Additionally, I have included all the release dates and creative teams.

PREVIEW: Nightworld #1 by Adam McGovern and Paolo Leandri

By Trevor Van As on August 4, 2014

Through horror, humour, tragic romance and action Nightworld follows the sad demon Plenilunio who makes a risky bargain in order to reconnect with lost love. Usually we are not meant to sympathise with demons, but through this four issue miniseries published by Image Comics this could easily be the case. Take a look at a preview inside.

REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 1: Cosmic Avengers

By Trevor Van As on July 31, 2014

Through big action, character moments, humour and even politics, Brian Michael Bendis and an array of wonderful artists give the series a solid start. Working as a great introduction to the team and its members, this release is a great place to start for those interested in this galactic team.

BATMAN WEEK REVIEW: Batman: The Killing Joke

By Trevor Van As on July 25, 2014

In 1988 Alan Moore and Brian Bolland created a story that focused on The Joker, going into his origins and exploring his relationship with Batman. With Moore’s unnerving script, in addition to Bolland’s fantastic art, Batman: The Killing Joke is not an easy read. But it is rewarding.

Free Comic Round-Up #2: Batman Week Edition

By Trevor Van As on July 24, 2014

Celebrate Batman Day with these free Batman Comics. There are a great mix of comics here from Batman’s very first appearance to comics based off the classic television series Batman: The Animated Series. Also included in this list are stories by some of the greatest names in comics such as Neil Gaiman and Brian Bolland, just to name a few.

REVIEW/PREVIEW: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1

By Trevor Van As on July 23, 2014

Writers Al Ewing and Rob Williams, along with artist Simon Fraser, bring a series that is true to the Matt Smith rendition of Doctor Who while bringing their own personal touches. Whovians will be very happy with Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1, which is full of touching moments, humour and a new companion. And for those who are still unsure I have included a preview.

REVIEW/PREVIEW: Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1

By Trevor Van As on July 22, 2014

I review Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1, which continues stories starring the David Tennant portray of the character. Whovians wont be disappointed by this début issue from Nick Abadzis, Elena Casagrande and Titan Comics. And for those who are still unsure there is also a preview.

Artist of the Week #7: Batman Week Edition

By Trevor Van As on July 22, 2014

For Batman Week I have decided to have all Batman edition, featuring some of the amazing artists that have worked the Dark Knight. All of these Batman artists have contributed the character in one way or another, pushing him forward and adding their own personal touch. As normal, I will include reading recommendations so you can go on to read these artist work on Batman.

INTERVIEW: Talking Howtoons: (Re)Ignition with Fred Van Lente

By Trevor Van As on July 21, 2014

When Celine and Tucker wake up to find that their parents are missing they must use all their DIY know-how to find them in this strange new world, ravaged by a ecological disaster. I had a chat with Howtoons: (Re)Ignition writer Fred Van Lente about this miniseries including how he got involved and how DIY science projects will be incorporated into this all-ages narrative.

PREVIEW: Dark Engine #1 by Ryan Burton and John Bivens

By Trevor Van As on July 15, 2014

This week sees the début of Dark Engine, a dark fantasy series by writer Ryan Burton and artist John Bivens. Set a world full of horrible Lovecraftian style monsters, Dark Engine isn’t your traditional fantasy series. Expect plenty of dark imagery, gore and twisted magic. Take a look at a preview inside.