Comic Book Review: Inkblot #4: That Darn Cat!

By Daniel Schwartz When I was looking for a comic to review, Inkblot #4 caught my eye. I had not read the first three issues, but the premise looked interesting, and the artwork really grabbed my attention.  I am so glad I followed my gut. This was an excellent read. Without knowing what had happened…Read moreRead more

Transformers Back to the Future #1 Review: This is Heavy…Metal

By Daniel Schwartz Peanut Butter and Jelly. Macaroni and Cheese. Pineapples and Pizza (yes, I said it). Some things are just meant to be together. So, imagine my excitement when I heard that IDW was putting my two favorite 80’s properties together! I had to read it, and it did not disappoint.  My favorite Back…Read moreRead more

Bass Reeves Season 1, Episode 2 Review: Tomahawks and Dynamite

By Daniel Schwartz Imagine a legendary lawman who could bring any 19th-century villain to justice. Imagine he was a former slave and worked his way up to a US Marshal. Imagine that he brought almost all of his criminals alive. Now imagine if all of that actually happened. Well, it did! The story is brought…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Bass Reeves Episode 1-The Lawman Cometh

By Daniel Schwartz To be honest, before I read this comic, I had never heard of Bass Reeves. I am a little embarrassed to say that because I consider myself a bit of a history buff. After reading this comic, I looked him up, and I was shocked. He had an amazing career as a…Read moreRead more

Snowpiercer Season 1 Review: All Aboard the Crazy Train!

By Daniel Schwartz During the early Spring and Summer, TNT aggressively advertised their new action-drama series Snowpiercer. This turned out to be a great move. With the pandemic shuttering production on most fan-favorite shows, Snowpiercer offered a new, exciting series to fill the void. Not only did they fill the void, they knocked the ball…Read moreRead more

Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Review- Make It So!

By Daniel Schwartz There has been a lot of anticipation surrounding CBS All Access’ new series Star Trek: Picard. First of all, it continues the story of everyone’s favorite Captain (that was not killed by a falling bridge). Secondly, it takes place after the events of Star Trek Voyager. The Chis Pine movies and Star…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #4 -Rangers in a Half Shell

By Daniel Schwartz Crossovers can be tricky, especially when it comes to properties that most people would never think to put together. TMNT/MMPR is one of those. While they both fight super-powered villains with their ninja skills and color-coordinated outfits, most fans would never have seen them together. That said, I have to say that…Read moreRead more

Argus #1 Review: Me, Myself, and I, and Me Too!

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: Action Lab Writer: Mark Bertolini Artist: Darryl Knickrehm Imagine if you could travel back in time and visit your younger self. How would you treat them? Would you only see every bad decision you have made and try to change your mind? What if you needed your younger self’s help? This…Read moreRead more

Star Trek Voyager 25th Anniversary Special Review

By Daniel Schwartz  It is hard to believe that it has been 25 years since Voyager set a course back home and into the hearts of fans around the world. I was a teenager when the series aired, and it quickly became my favorite Trek series. It had returned Star Trek to exploration and did…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Ghostbusters Year One #1- The Rise of Zedmore!

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: IDW Writer: Erik Burnham Artist: Dan Schoening Who is Winston Zedmore? What did he do before donning his proton pack? How did he get brought into the fold as an outsider and join the other three friends? Ghostbusters Year One #1 answers all of those burning questions that the movies have…Read moreRead more

Rai #1 Review: Mad Maximum Effort

By Daniel Schwartz The quest of many cyborgs or machines in Science Fiction is to become more human. Rai is no exception. He was created for combat but longs to live a peaceful, human existence. But before he can do that, he has to tear through a post-apocalyptic world to prevent his malevolent father AI…Read moreRead more

Four Questions Following the Season Premiere of The Flash

By Daniel Schwartz  The Season 6 premiere of The Flash was fast-paced (pun intended, you should always intend your puns) and fun. While setting up the new season, it also introduced some interesting plot points that will take time to develop. Following the latest episode, the are four questions that I hope to be answered…Read moreRead more

Catalyst Prime: Seven Days #1 Review: The End of the World As We Know It…Again

By Daniel Schwartz Imagine a world that has recently dodged a near-apocalyptic bullet. Certain that the planet was doomed, humanity falls into chaos and nearly destroys itself before the extraterrestrial threat (meteor) arrives. Now, imagine that the meteor did not have the expected cataclysmic result, and life continued on. The world is suffering from collective…Read moreRead more

Power Rangers: Shattered Grid TPB Review: The Gang’s All Here

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Daniele Di Nicuolo and Diego Galindo Following to conclusion of the largest, most ambitious Power Rangers event to date, Boom! Studios has united the Shattered Grid story into one fantastic collection. The story follows several incarnations of the team. They are up against the villainous…Read moreRead more

Transformers Ghostbusters #1 Review: I Ain’t Afraid of No Robot Ghost!

By Daniel Schwartz Warning: Spoilers for Transformers/Ghostbusters #1 below. Peanut Butter and Bananas. Pineapple and Pizza. Some things seem like they should not go together, but end up being really good when they are. Welcome to the world of IDW’s Transformers/Ghostbusters. Two childhood favorite franchises that seem like they should never come together are combined…Read moreRead more

Six Predictions For the New Seasons of the Arrowverse Shows

By Daniel Schwartz Summer is finally here. For fans of the CW’s Arrowverse, that means no more new episodes until October. There were major revelations, deaths, and a lot of foreshadowing that took place across the four connected shows (5 with Batwoman coming soon). The future looks pretty bleak as all of our favorite heroes…Read moreRead more

Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor Volume 1 Review

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: Titan Comics Writer: Jody Houser Artist: Rachael Stott Tired of waiting through another long hiatus between seasons of Doctor Who? No problem! Titan Comics has you covered. Continuing the tales of the current Thirteenth Doctor, this collection brings together the first four issues of the new comic series. Featuring the Thirteenth…Read moreRead more

Transformers #1 Review: The Beginning of the End!

By Daniel Schwartz How did Cybertron fall into civil war and eventual ruin? How did Megatron become the leader of the Decepticons? How did Orion Pax ultimately become Optimus Prime? Fans of the Transformers have been asking these questions for years. There have been several different explanations to these questions, and they have all left…Read moreRead more

Knights of the Golden Sun Review: Dark Angels

By Daniel Schwartz To be honest, I did not know what to expect when I read the first few issues of this series. This is the first Mad Cave Studios title that I have read. I usually review more well-known properties such as Doctor Who and Transformers. I thought I would give this new publisher…Read moreRead more

Game of Thrones: Predicting Who Will Live, Who Will Die, and How. Part 1: The Starks

By Daniel Schwartz It has been a long journey from King Robert’s visit to Winterfell in Season 1. More beloved heroes and terrifying villains have met their end than in any other TV series. Season 8 should be no different. With no book to use as a reference, fans are left to speculate how the…Read moreRead more

Questions and Observations From the Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer

By Daniel Schwartz This week saw the release of the first trailer for the new Tom Holland led Spider film, Spider-Man Far: From Home. This trailer was bursting with revelations, spoilers, and amazing visuals. What did we learn about Spider-Man and the MCU post Thanos? 1. Spider-Man is ALIVE! No big surprise there. While Peter’s…Read moreRead more

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – The Official Movie Special: Digging Even Deeper Into the Spider-Verse

By Daniel Schwartz Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a smash hit! Many people believe it is the best Spider-Man movie to date. The fantastic animation, compelling characters, and stunning storyline are a love letter to Spider-Fans that have been searching for a definitive take on the character. On the heels of the fantastic movie, Titan…Read moreRead more

The 5 Best and 5 Worst New to Doctor Who Episodes

Most Whovians can remember when they were first introduced to The Doctor. Many were hooked after their first episode, while others took longer to warm up to the series. Like most Whovians, we want our friends and family to be as addicted to the Time Lord as we are. The key is to introduce them…Read moreRead more

Spoiler Free Manifest Review: High Altitude Intrigue

The first time I heard of the new series Manifest was at Comic-Con in July. They had an interesting offsite exhibit. It was an oxygen bar where you could relax, breathe in some flavored air and watch the trailer for the new series. It had a fascinating premise. I have to say; I was sold….Read moreRead more

Transformers: Unicron #4 Review, The Gang’s All Here!

Cybertron’s fate appears to be sealed. The ravenous destroyer has the Transformers’ home world on his menu as his next entree. Optimus Prime and his rag-tag team of Autobots barely have time to lick their wounds from having just been defeated before they have to make another critical decision that could save or destroy their…Read moreRead more

Doctor Who: Road to the Thirteenth Doctor- The Tenth Doctor #1 Review

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: Titan Comics Writer: James Peaty Artist: Iolanda Zanfardino The Thirteenth Doctor (portrayed by Jodie Whittaker) is coming. Her new season of the international sci-fi phenomenon will be released later this year. For all of the Whovians eagerly awaiting 13’s first adventure, Titan Comics has you covered. Titan has released a new…Read moreRead more

Transformers: Unicron #1 Review: Maximal Carnage!

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: IDW Writer: John Barber Artist: Alex Milne I am of the opinion that the 1980’s Transformers movie was a pinnacle of science fiction. It had wonderful characters, an emotional storyline, and one of the greatest villains of all time (robo-stache and all!). I was hoping that the Michael Bay movies would…Read moreRead more

Go Go Power Rangers #11 Review: Kimberly Squared

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: Boom! Studios Writer: Ryan Parrott Artist: Dan Mora Warning: Spoilers below for Go Go Power Rangers #11 and the entire Shattered Grid event. Shattered Grid started with an unlikely death and has been a wild roller coaster ride since. With doppelgängers, multiple Ranger teams, and the Morphin Grid itself at risk,…Read moreRead more

Star Trek The Next Generation Through the Mirror #1 Review: Attack of the Goatees!

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: IDW Writers: David and Scott Tipton Artist: Marcus To If you are a fan of the Star Trek multi-verse, IDW has you covered with great stories from the Prime, Kelvin, and Mirror universes. Through the Mirror is the latest venture into the multi-verse that sends the Next Generation crew on a…Read moreRead more

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #26 Review

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Daniele Nicuolo The epic crossover event “Shattered Grid” continues in Power Rangers #26 from BOOM! Studios. A comic event so big Jason David Frank starred in an online trailer as the fallen Ranger Lord Drakkon. Warning: Spoilers for issues 25 and 26 below. Issue 25…Read moreRead more