Long Beach Comic Con Impresses, A Fitting Summer Send Off

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith The Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) shined in the Southern California sunlight for a weekend full of comics, cosplay, and good old-fashioned professional wrestling. Taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center on one of the last weekends of summer, the convention…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con Takes Place September 8-9

By Nolan P. Smith September is best known for bringing the change of seasons, from summer to fall. In Southern California, September is also known for one of the best comic book conventions on the West Coast, as the Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) returns to the Long Beach Convention Center on September 8th  and…Read moreRead more

Comic Con Revolution Ontario Ramps Up the Excitement for Year Two

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith This past weekend, Comic Con Revolution Ontario once again invaded the Ontario Convention Center and had everyone from superheroes to celebrities knowing that the Inland Empire was the place to be for pop culture in May. Expanding from one day to two…Read moreRead more

Comic Con Revolution Returns to Ontario, Expands to Two Days

By Nolan P. Smith This weekend, the Inland Empire will see the return of Comic Con Revolution, the comic book and pop culture convention that debuted their Ontario show last year. This year aims to be bigger and better as the show has expanded to two days, running from May 19th-20th at the Ontario Convention…Read moreRead more

Her Infernal Descent #1 Review- Won’t Back Down

By Nolan P. Smith As I was going through my local comic shop, trying to catch up on weeks of missed books, I realized that AfterShock Comics’ Her Infernal Descent had been released. I immediately picked it up, as I have been waiting on this book since it was first announced. Let me say right…Read moreRead more

Backways #1 Review: Through the Rabbit Hole

By Nolan P. Smith The world of magic and the unknown has been a huge topic for pop culture as of late. From Harry Potter to Doctor Strange and the Chronicles of Narnia, there are so many excellent tales that explore the world of magic. We might be adding Backways to that list soon.

Monstro Mechanica #1 Review: Man Made Madness

By Nolan P. Smith If there is one thing I can say about AfterShock Comics, is that they deliver in the form of diverse books. From the animals rule the world story of Animosity to a Teddy Roosevelt super group with Rough Riders, they know how to create diverse, high quality books. With their latest…Read moreRead more

Babyteeth #1 Review


By Amie Macias AfterShock Comics has brought the world a variety of books: from a legendary historic hero team up to a world overran by talking animals. Now, AfterShock brings us the beginning of the end with Babyteeth. When earthquakes announce the arrival of little baby Clark, his naive mother of 16, Sadie, has no…Read moreRead more

Rough Riders: Riders on a Storm #1 Review: The Boys Are Back in Town

Rough Riders: Riders on a Storm

AfterShock Comics historical super team is back with Rough Riders: Riders on a Storm By Nolan P. Smith Last year, AfterShock Comics brought the world a very unusual superteam, with the likes of Teddy Roosevelt, Annie Oakley, Harry Houdini, Jack Johnson, and Thomas Edison. Rough Riders was a fun, historical romp with a Steampunk flare,…Read moreRead more

Blood Blister #1 Review

Blood Blister

AfterShock Comics Releases New Series Blood Blister By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Reviewer Who is Brand Hull? Well, Brand Hull is a fast talking city lawyer. He has brains, money and a family, but only has time for two of those things, and family isn’t one of them. His current client, petroleum giant WPB, has hired…Read moreRead more

AfterShock Comics Announces World Reader from Jeff Loveness and Juan Doe

World Reader

Loveness and Doe launch sci-fi series World Reader By Nolan P. Smith AfterShock Comics, the company that has brought the world exciting titles like Rough Riders and my personal favorite, Animosity, has announced a new addition to their 2017 lineup, and it’s a big one. Writer Jeff Loveness (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Groot) and Juan Doe…Read moreRead more

AfterShock Comics Announces New Series Eleanor & The Egret by John Layman and Sam Kieth

Eleanor & the Egret

The AfterShock grows in 2017 with Eleanor & The Egret By Nolan P. Smith The news broke today that two more major comic book creators have joined AfterShock Comics- John Layman (Chew) and Sam Kieth (The Maxx) with their new series debuting in April, Eleanor & The Egret.

AfterShock Comics Set to Expand Titles After Successful 2016; New Series in the Works with Garth Ennis

AfterShock Comics

With a new Garth Ennis Book on the way, AfterShock looks to shake up 2017 By Staff Reports Since its official debut in April 2015, AfterShock Comics has launched 16 titles from some of the world’s most celebrated creators. With hits including Animosity from Marguerite Bennett, Alters from Paul Jenkins, Rough Riders from Adam Glass…Read moreRead more

Rough Riders Volume 1 Review: History is Alive and Kicking

Rough Riders

AfterShock Comics collects the first series of their historical super team Rough Riders By Nolan P. Smith Take a former President of the United States, a markswoman, the world’s greatest illusionist, one of the most controversial inventors, and one of the hardest hitting boxers in history, put them together, and what do you get? An…Read moreRead more

Best of 2016- Comic Books

Animosity, Love: The Lion,  Black Hammer and more round out the Top 5 Comic Books of 2016 By Nolan P. Smith 2016 is now just a memory, but for the comic book world, it holds plenty of great books to enjoy. The year saw DC take control of the market with Rebirth, Marvel went to…Read moreRead more

Animosity #1 Review: Awakening

AfterShock Comics Animosity Pulls off a Frightening Scenario in Grand Fashion By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—AfterShock Comics have released quite a few diverse books since their inception, and Animosity is the next series to shock and awe readers. Written by Marguerite Bennett with art by Rafael De Latorre, this inaugural issue pulls no punches…Read moreRead more

Black Eyed Kids #1 Review- Eerily Entertaining

Black Eyed Kids

AfterShock’s Black Eyed Kids Debuts Strong By Nolan P. Smith AfterShock Comics rang in its one year anniversary with a bang, releasing diverse, yet outstanding titles. One of these books is Black Eyed Kids, from AfterShock Publisher Joe Pruett and artist Szymon Kudranski. This title is extremely different from anything AfterShock currently publishes. This is…Read moreRead more

Rough Riders #1 Review: That’s How Rough Riders Roll

Rough Riders assembles a historic, action packed romp through the end of the 1800’s By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Super teams are all the rage right now- with movies based on the Avengers having ruled the box office and a looming Justice League flick on the horizon, who doesn’t love to see heroes come together…Read moreRead more

Strayer #1 Review: Killing It

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)— The fairly new company Aftershock Comics has released some impressive titles thus far, including Dreaming Eagles and American Monster. With Strayer #1, Aftershock brings us a series of action, swords, monsters, and an interesting end of the world as we know it scenario. Created by Justin Jordan, creator…Read moreRead more

American Monster #1 Review: Bloody Beginnings

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—The new comic book publisher, Aftershock Comics, have garnered quite a bit of buzz already, with solid releases from well known names in the industry. With American Monster, the company has a creative team that just about every comic fan should know, as Brian Azzarello (DK III, 100 Bullets)…Read moreRead more