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.

PREVIEW: New Suicide Squad #1 – New Team, New Series

By Trevor Van As on July 9, 2014

With new team members – including Deathstroke, Black Manta and The Joker’s Daughter – along with a government focus, Suicide Squad has been relaunched with a new series. Find out more and take a look at a preview of the debut issue.

REVIEW: Death Sentence TPB by Montynero and Mike Dowling

By Trevor Van As on July 8, 2014

I review Death Sentence TPB, which follows those infected by a virus that gives you super powers but will also kill you in six months. With this concept, Montynero and Mike Dowling shows the path of three infected individuals and how they deal with this through sex, drugs and violence.

PREVIEW: Rocket Raccoon #1 by Scottie Young

By Trevor Van As on July 1, 2014

Written and illustrated by the wonderful Skottie Young, Rocket Raccoon #1 looks like it will be a fun series that will be full of action and humour. For anyone excited for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy movie this will be a great introduction to the character. Take a look at the covers, as well as a 4-page preview inside.

REVIEW: Unfabulous Five by Jerry Frissen and Bill

By Trevor Van As on June 30, 2014

I review Unfabulous Five by Jerry Frissen and Bill, which is a big fun French comic about Mexican wrestlers who fight all kinds of odd gangs in East Los Angeles. Full of wild ideas Unfabulous Five is an entertaining read, that still manages to have some quieter moments that add to it’s emotional core.