REVIEW: Tumor by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Noel Tuazon

By James Ristig on December 18, 2014

If you have ever enjoyed a good detective novel or are a fan of film noir, Tumor will feel like an old story that got lost in the 1930s. Tumor follows Frank Armstrong, a private detective with a terminal brain tumor. If you want to see how well thought out art and writing can make a comic something special, Tumor is definitely for you. Click to read the review by guest poster James Ristig.

PREVIEW: The Valiant #1 – A Great Jumping on Point for Valiant Entertainment

By Trevor Van As on December 8, 2014

With the top-notch creative team of Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth, Animal Man) and Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and art by the kinetic Paolo Rivera (Daredevil), this four part miniseries aims to be a great jumping on point for those who have never read any Valiant comics before. Take a look inside to find out more about this series and read a lengthy preview of the first issue.

Marvel’s Civil War Reading Order Guide

By Trevor Van As on November 30, 2014

With the announcement of the third Captain America film, subtitled “Civil War”, there has been a new found interest in the classic event. This Civil War Reading Order Guide aims to help make sense of this event – listing all the preludes, tie-ins and trade paperbacks.

REVIEW: Toe Tag Riot #1 – When Zombies Meet Punk Rock

By Trevor Van As on November 26, 2014

The concept of the zombie has been done to death. That wasn’t an intentional pun, but it’s true. Zombies have become the new vampires and there has been so many interpretations that it’s hard to come up with a new twist. Although, writer Matt Miner and art Sean Von Gorman’s Toe Tag Riot has found a new angle – mixing it up with a punk rock attitude and LGBTQ positivity.

REVIEW: Universe! #1 by Albert Monteys and Panel Syndicate

By Trevor Van As on November 23, 2014

Panel Syndicate has been a outlet for Brian K Vaughan and Marcos Martin to release digital comics at a “pay what you want” price, but this week sees them open the site to other creators. The first to join is cartoonist Albert Monteys, who has crafted a great science fiction time travel story in Universe! #1. Read a review inside.

Who are the Inhumans?

By Trevor Van As on November 18, 2014

With a movie announced as part Marvel Studio’s Phase 3 there are plenty of people who are asking “who are the Inhumans?” Though this guide you will be enlightened on everything you need to know about the Inhumans including major characters, concepts and reading recommendations.

When are Comics and Graphic Novels Released?

By Trevor Van As on November 11, 2014

If you can’t wait to dive into more comics but not sure when new comics and graphic novels are released then this article is for you. I cover when comics are released in comic book stores as well as digitally to cater to all kinds of readers.

The Prologue for ODY-C by Matt Fraction and Christian Ward Looks Amazing

By Trevor Van As on November 5, 2014

ODY-C has been slowly become one of the most anticipated and cosmicly surreal series coming out of Image Comics. Written by Matt Fraction (Hawkeye, Sex Criminals) and art by Christian Ward (Infinite Vacation), ODY-C is a psychedelic, gender-bent, science fiction adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey. Recently a prologue for this issue was made available online and it is pretty amazing. Click to read it here.

Free Comic Round Up #3: Supernatural and Horror Edition

By Trevor Van As on October 28, 2014

With Halloween later in the week I thought I would share some of the great horror and Supernatural comics that are freely, and legally, available to read. This list of free horror comics has a lot of variety with large range of different kinds of scares. There are vampires, demons, zombies, swamp creatures, home invaders and even Batman. Just don’t blame me if you can’t sleep at night.

PREVIEW: Sonic Boom #1 – Racing into a Comic Store Near You

By Trevor Van As on October 26, 2014

With the a new video game and animated series that aim to revamp Sonic the Hedgehog for a new era, Archie Comics will release Sonic Boom #1 this week. This fun new comic series will be in the approach of the revamped Sonic the Hedgehog, which will still feature plenty of action but also have a comedic bend to it. Take a peek at the humour filled preview for this debut issue.

REVIEW: Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1

By Trevor Van As on October 14, 2014

Its time for the Twelfth Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, to make his debut in comics with Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1. Written by Robbie Morrison and art by Dave Taylor, this new Doctor Who series is an interesting story which fans of the new Doctor will enjoy.