Reviews

05 Apr. 2014

FCBD Sneak Peek Review


Here is a sneak look at a selection of books you might like to snag this May 3rd from your local comic retailer. The list is broken into four sections that are pretty self explanatory; for everyone, for kids, for adults and hidden gems which just highlights a couple books worth picking up that might …

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03 Feb. 2014

Thunderbolts Annual #1


Conventional storytelling on TV has evolved from single episode stories in the eighties to more complex season long, and in some cases show enduring plots than employ deeper characters and rich relationships that you see in almost any show you tube into nowadays. The medium of comics has evolved in a similar fashion. Where once …

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01 Feb. 2014

Force of Execution


One of the more entertaining of Steven Seagal’s DTV era productions due to it’s varied range of genre and cast. Rather than the usual Seagal fare of CIA guy who is the shadowing one man army against his foes with bored an monotone deliveries of uninspired dialogue, this flick has the chop sockey Aikido master …

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31 Jan. 2014

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1


  If you’re a fan of Firefly and the Serenity movie then you know there just simply isn’t enough of it to go around. There have been only three other comic books that have come out and every dyed-in-the-wool Firefly fan has them and was slightly disappointed. They weren’t bad, but they didn’t give us …

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29 Nov. 2013

The Croods


A star studded cast of voice actors helps to make this CG movie a little more fun than the bare bones of its plot mechanics alone. Emma Stone is perfect casting as Eep; a young cave woman whose family must come to terms with the changing world around them and try to evolve like her …

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19 Jun. 2012

Batman: Court of Owls HC Vol.1


Secret societies, elite assassins and conspiracies… it sounds like a Dan Brown novel, but in this case it’s actually the center of the new Batman series and these are the first seven issues that launch Bats into the new 52! Writer Scott Snyder is fast becoming one of DC’s biggest guns with his history steeped …

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Any Empire HC
08 Jun. 2012

Any Empire HC


Both nostalgic and haunting, Nate Powell’s slice of American life shows us the fragility of youth and the pain of losing our innocence. Despite it’s thickness, the pages can be turned with lightning speed due to the sparse dialogue -some of which are literally and intentionally unintelligible scribbles, (the way you only half hear things …

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GI Combat #1
14 May. 2012

GI Combat #1


When DC cancelled Men at War and Blackhawks, did they really think a new War book would good idea? How about one that is pretty flat and dull, pandering and derivative? So there are two stories. The first is about combat troops facing dinosaurs for unknown reasons and the second is yet another version of …

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