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

Strange Fruit and Fast Enough Creator Joel Christian Gill Announces Next Book with Oni Press

By Staff Reports Oni Press is proud to announce the publication of the next book by Strange Fruit: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History creator Joel Christian Gill, detailing his upbringing and relationship to the violence that surrounded it. Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence is Joel Christian Gill’s visceral and deeply affecting memoir chronicling his youth and coming…Read moreRead more

Explosive Sneak Peek at Mirka Andolfo’s Mercy

By Staff Reports Image Comics is pleased to reveal a pulse-pounding excerpt from the forthcoming six-issue miniseries, Mirka Andolfo’s Mercy. This sneak peek at interior pages from the debut issue packs an explosive punch and teases at the possible origins behind the mysterious Lady Hellaine. Mercy was recently released in Italy by Panini Comics and…Read moreRead more

Folklords #1 Review: Stand Out

By Nolan P. Smith BOOM! Studios are owning 2019. No joke, look at the titles they have released so far: Something is Killing the Children, Once & Future spring to mind as runaway hits lately. I have another title to add to the list, and it is Folklores. From Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT, Grass Kings)…Read moreRead more

Undiscovered Country #1 Review: New World Order

By Nolan P. Smith This is one of the most anticipated releases of the year when it comes to comic books. Scott Snyder, the man behind Wytches, A.D. After Death and one of the best Batman writers I have seen, has come together with one of my personal favorites, Charles Soule (27. Curse Words) to…Read moreRead more

Going To The Chapel #3 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Things are about to explode as the story continues in the third issue of Action Lab Danger Zones Going To The Chapel.  Things haven’t been going so well at Emily and Jesse’s wedding. The wedding party has been held up by the Bad Elvis Gang, and to add a new wrinkle, there…Read moreRead more

Nomen Omen #1 Review

By Vexx Alitory The Ninja rise Again for Greatest Battle! “TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART,” Part One No matter how fast you run, sooner or later your past will catch up with you. Enter Becky Kumar, a geeky twenty-year-old from New York City who is about to cross the veil between our reality and a…Read moreRead more

SCOTT SNYDER, CHARLES SOULE & GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI SERIES—UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY—IMAGE COMICS’ HIGHEST ORDERED LAUNCH IN NEARLY FIVE YEARS, RUSHED BACK TO PRINT SAME DAY AS RELEASE

By Staff Reports (New York Times bestselling writers Scott Snyder (Batman, Justice League, American Vampire, Wytches) and Charles Soule (Curse Words, novels The Oracle Year, Anyone) and artist Giuseppe Camuncoli’s (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer) new ongoing series Undiscovered Country has launched as the highest ordered Image Comics debut in nearly five years with…Read moreRead more

The Last God #1 Review: The Past Won’t Die

By Nolan P. Smith DC Comics Black Label has brought us some fantastic, mature readers stories featuring Batman, Harley Quinn, Joker, and more. With The Last God, we get a book that takes the wonders of a mystical old world and infuses it with elements of pure horror. Talk about a recipe for success. From…Read moreRead more

Snow White Zombie Apocalypse Review

By Nolan P. Smith Sometimes you order a book strictly off the cover and title. That was the case for me when I saw Snow White Zombie Apocalypse from Scout Comics. I order the book by only the cover and title and having faith in Scout’s ability to deliver fantastic indie books. What I got…Read moreRead more

Joker: Killer Smile #1 Review: Smile on the Inside

By Nolan P. Smith The Joker is the villain of the moment right now. With the fantastic film starring Joaquin Phoenix, as well as a trove of comics on the stands, it is good to be funny right now. Do you know who else is on fire right now? Jeff Lemire. The writer who brought…Read moreRead more

Wild Strawberries at the World’s End Review

By Nolan P. Smith So this is how the world ends? Not with the Apocalypse, not with fire, but with the strawberries sitting at the edge of the world. Source Point Press brings the world a gripping story of loss and regrets with Wild Strawberries at the World’s End. By Bruce Kim and Katia Vecchio,…Read moreRead more

Image/Top Cow Counts Down to New Series the Clock Set to Launch This January

By Staff Reports Image/Top Cow Productions is pleased to announce the forthcoming Matt Hawkins (Think Tank) and Colleen Doran (A Distant Soil) collaboration—The Clock—a new dystopian, four-issue miniseries timed to launch this January 2020. In The Clock, within three weeks, hundreds of millions of healthy people worldwide contract various forms of aggressive cancer and its…Read moreRead more

Going To The Chapel #2 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson The story of Emily’s disastrous wedding continues in Action Lab Danger Zones Going To The Chapel #2. The wedding from hell started last issue when Emily was preparing to walk down the aisle, getting married to her loving fiance Jesse. She had her doubts, but she knew she loved him and that…Read moreRead more

Amalgama Space Zombie #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson There are times in life when you see something so crazy, ridiculous, and awe-inspiringly insane that you can’t help but fall in love with it a little bit. Action Lab Danger Zone’s ‘Amalgama Space Zombie’ left me with that feeling, and also a little bit of “WTF did I just read?” The…Read moreRead more

Money Shot #1 Review

By Nolan P. Smith This is a strange one to review. Vault Comics once again comes out with something unlike what you see on the shelves already. Enter Money Shot #1- a book about a bunch of scientists that turn to interstellar porn stars as a way of making money to fund their research. Totally…Read moreRead more

Mezo #1 Review

By Nolan P. Smith One of my favorite parts of the comic book industry is the vast amount of independent publishers. There are so many amazing, high-quality titles being released every month. Yet, many readers will never try them- maybe they don’t know they exist. So when I saw my local comic book shop had…Read moreRead more

First Bloodshot Trailer is HERE!

By Nolan P. Smith Being a long time fan of Valiant Comics, I was excited beyond belief for this day. Here it is, the trailer for Bloodshot, starring Vin Diesel! Personally, I think it looks amazing! With a February release date to boot? Perfect time to release this action packed film! Check it out below,…Read moreRead more

Battlecats Goes Ghoulish – Pickup Your Free Copy at Halloween ComicFest

By Staff Reports Halloween ComicFest (HCF) is this week! This is the comic book industry’s premiere fall event – a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away specially published comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. HCF is the perfect event…Read moreRead more

Something is Killing the Children #2 Review

By Nolan P. Smith In my review of the first issue of Something is Killing the Children, I raved about the new series that introduces a mysterious monster hunter who comes to a small town being haunted by a monstrosity. With the second issue, we continue to dive into this world of monsters, mystery, and…Read moreRead more

Power Rangers: The Psycho Path Review

By Vexx Alitory The sinister Psycho Rangers have been revived once again with even greater abilities as they confront siblings Andros, the former Red Space Ranger, and Karone, the former Pink Galaxy Ranger, in a battle that could decide the fate of the universe. Today we’re talking Comics!!!! pastrami nation: http://pastramination.com/ Twitter:@vexxalitory Instagram: @vexxalitory Facebook:…Read moreRead more

Los Angeles Comic Con Amazes in 2019

By Nolan P Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith I have been covering the Los Angeles Comic Con since it was named Comikaze. I have seen it grow and transform each year. With 2019, I feel the show has hit its stride and has become one of the best West Coast comic book conventions you…Read moreRead more

The Marked #1 Review

By Nolan P. Smith When it comes to books I have been hyped for, The Marked from Shadowline/Image Comics is one of the top 3 of the year. Everything I have read and seen about it has it as one of my most anticipated books of 2019. Well, this is the week, and The Marked…Read moreRead more

Over the Ropes #1 Review: Squared Circle Living

By Nolan P Smith  I love professional wrestling. Anyone who knows me knows this. I grew up on the WWF: the spectacle, the storylines, the characters- it’s a work of art. Even to this day, I still follow several promotions, excited to see how the business continues to evolve. So when I saw Mad Cave…Read moreRead more

Wolvenheart #1 Review: Take a Stab

By Nolan P. Smith  Mad Cave Studios has brought us some fantastic comics in the past years. From Honor and Curse to Battlecats and Show’s End, I have been impressed with their diverse lineup of genres. With Wolvenheart, we jump into a world of time-traveling monster hunters lead by Van Hellsing: tell me that doesn’t…Read moreRead more

Los Angeles Comic Con Celebrates its Ninth Year This Weekend with Special Guests, Artists, Cosplay and More

By Nolan P. Smith On October 11th-13th, the Los Angeles Convention Center will once again host the Los Angeles Comic Con. Now in its ninth year, this year’s convention has plenty for fans to be excited for: from a reunion of “The Office” cast, a Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Cosplay Contest, and guests including…Read moreRead more

Dungeons & Dragons: A Darkened Wish #3 Review

By Jeremiah Gagnon  Starting out, we see a battered and bruised lady with red hair being rescued, by what I believe to be a Kenku, from the wreckage of a ship. We then cut to a dock full of people with more being placed from rowboats after what looks like a battle in the harbour….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

Comic Book Reviews: Image Comics’ SFSX #1 and IDW’s Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary TPB

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NYCC 2019: His partner was imaginary… but the reckoning is all real.

By Nolan P. Smith Action Lab and writer David Pepose have dropped one heck of a teaser in preparation for the New York Comic Con. Check out the image, and let’s get ready for the return of Spencer & Locke!!! By looking at the graphitti, I wonder if we are gettting a Garfield or Heathcliff…Read moreRead more