Berserker Unbound #1 Review: Modern Day Mongrel

By Nolan P. Smith When you have two well respected and talented creators like Jeff Lemire and Mike Deodato Jr. come together for a creator-owned series, the world should take notice. Berserker Unbound is a brand new series from Dark Horse Comics that takes a dangerous warrior and flings him into the modern-day. The Berserker…Read moreRead more

Advance Review: Black Hammer/Justice League #1

By Nolan P. Smith One team is the premier supergroup in the DC Universe; the other is a universe displaced shell of the world’s greatest heroes. Thanks to DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics, we get the crossover I never thought would happen: Black Hammer/Justice League comes together for the Hammer of Justice. From Jeff…Read moreRead more

The World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia Hits Stores This July

By Staff Reports If you’re a fan of the Eisner Award-winning series but have questions about the weird and wonderful world filled with Golden Age pulp heroes and alien warlords then you won’t want to miss this! Critically acclaimed writer and Black Hammer co-creator Jeff Lemire is teaming up with writer Tate Brombal to explore…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Comics and DC Universes Collide with Black Hammer/ Justice League

By Staff Reports Dark Horse Comics and DC Publishing present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019 in Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! Black Hammer co-creator Jeff Lemire (Essex County, Descender, Green Arrow, Sweet Tooth) and artist Michael Walsh (Spider-Man, Star Wars) join forces to bring the heroes of Metropolis to the Black Hammer…Read moreRead more

Black Hammer ’45 #1 Review: War Never Ends

By Nolan P. Smith The Black Hammer universe has been growing and expanding at Dark Horse. Each spin-off brings it’s own flare, it’s own heart and soul, yet retains ties to the heroes of Black Hammer. With Black Hammer ’45, we are transported to the past as the Black Hammer Squadron flew the skies fighting…Read moreRead more

ECCC 2019: Sword And Sorcery Meets Urban Sprawl in Berserker Unbound

By Staff Reports Writer Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer), artist Mike Deodato Jr. (Thanos), and colorist Frank Martin (East of West) are joining forces once again, this time to bring a modern twist to an epic fantasy in Berserker Unbound. Dark Horse Comics is excited to release this action-packed new series, with covers by both Mike…Read moreRead more

Doctor Star and the King of Lost Tomorrows #4 Review: What Matters

By Nolan P. Smith I have loved every issue of this four book mini-series, but with the final issue of Doctor Star, I am left with a loss of words, as this mini-series might be the best mini-series I have ever read. Spoilers in case you haven’t read it. From Dark Horse Comics, the book…Read moreRead more

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #2 Review- Dance with the Devil

By Nolan P. Smith It’s that time again, time for the latest issue of Dark Horse Comic’s Black Hammer series as Age of Doom #2 hits shelves. Last issue, we saw Lucy Weber, daughter of the lost hero Black Hammer, become lost herself in a hellish place that lacks any common sense. Does she make…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse to Publish Library Edition of “Black Hammer”

By Staff Reports Black Hammer fans will have another opportunity to visit their favorite superhero farm in the Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1! Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1 collects the first chapter of the highly acclaimed, Eisner Award-winning superhero saga in a deluxe, oversized hardcover format from Jeff Lemire (Gideon Falls, Descender) and…Read moreRead more

Black Hammer-Age of Doom #1 Review: Back to Life, Back to Reality

By Nolan P. Smith It’s been awhile since we visited the team in the Black Hammer universe, as we have seen the world from Sherlock Frankenstein’s view, and we have seen what the forgotten hero Doctor Star has been struggling with, but what about Abraham Slam? Col. Weird? Golden Gail and the rest? And the…Read moreRead more

First Look: Bloodshot Salvation #10 Travels to the 41st Century with Jeff Lemire & Doug Braithwaite

By Staff Reports As revealed at Multiversity today, Valiant is proud to present your first look inside BLOODSHOT SALVATION #10 – the FIRST ISSUE of “THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS,” A SHOCK-INDUCING JUMPING-ON POINT from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer, Animal Man) and dazzling artist Doug Braithwaite (X-O MANOWAR, Journey into Mystery)!…Read moreRead more

Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #2 Review: Tackling Life’s True Villain

By Nolan P. Smith With the first issue of this Black Hammer mini-series hit, we met Doctor Star and saw how he became the hero he is. We also saw that his hero days were ages ago, yet the aging, sick person he is visiting at the hospital is his son. How? What? Hold on,…Read moreRead more

C2E2 2018: Jeff Lemire and Wilfredo Torres Explore the Future of Superheroes

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is excited to announce the next adventure in Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s beloved Black Hammer universe, The Quantum Age: From the World of Black Hammer. The Quantum Age follows Sherlock Frankenstein & The Legion of Evil and Doctor Star & The Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows as the latest installment…Read moreRead more

Gideon Falls #1 Review: Old Town

By Nolan P. Smith Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino are back with another awesome collaboration, this time on a creator-owned project through Image Comics. The duo brought the world an amazing run on Green Arrow and brought back a fan favorite in their run on Old Man Logan. Now, with Gideon Falls, we get a…Read moreRead more

Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #1 Review: Look to the Sky

By Nolan P. Smith I have said it numerous times in my reviews: Dark Horse Comics’ Black Hammer is one of my favorite books in recent memory. The exploration of the superhero archetypes we know and love become grounded and humanized, with fantastic results. With Doctor Star, we get another spin-off that introduces a new…Read moreRead more

Bloodshot Salvation #5 Review

By Mychal Fabela What’s up guys? Mychal Fabela here, back with a new audio review for Pastrami Nation! This time, I check out the latest issue of Bloodshot Salvation with Bloodshot Salvation #5. Check it out!

Bloodshot Salvation #4 Review

By Mychal Fabela Here is my latest review, in audio format, for Valiant Entertainment’s Bloodshot Salvation! The Valiant wave of books has been impressing the heck out of me, listen to hear my thought’s on Bloodshot Salvation #4!  

Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil- Why You Should Be Reading This Black Hammer Spin Off

By Nolan P. Smith If you are like me, you love superhero books. If you are really like me, you like different takes on said superheroes. With Black Hammer from Jeff Lemire, we have seen a very different, very humanized look into the world of superheroes. As the title is on a break, the stories…Read moreRead more

Bloodshot Salvation #1 Review

By Mychal Fabela Valiant Entertainment has brought us the latest in the Bloodshot saga, and the first Bloodshot book I have ever read! Check out my review of Bloodshot Salvation #1!

A.D.: After Death Hardcover Review: What’s Death?

A.D.: After Death

Image Comic’s A.D.: After Death gets collected By Amie Macias A.D.: After Death is unlike any comic book I have ever seen or read.

Bloodshot: Reborn #0 Review: Nothing Gold Can Stay

Bloodshot: Reborn #0

Valiant’s resident tough guy gets a status quo shake-up in Bloodshot: Reborn #0 By Nolan P. Smith Ray Garrison, aka Bloodshot, is one of the most no nonsense, kick ass, ask questions later kind of heroes you will ever see. With Bloodshot: Reborn #0, we get an issue that wraps up the loose ends from…Read moreRead more

Black Hammer #7 Review: What ever happened to the Earth mightiest hero?

Black Hammer #7

Dark Horse’s superhero epic shows the fate of Black Hammer By Nolan P. Smith For the last six issues, we have seen glimpses and piece of the life and untimely death of the Black Hammer, the crux of the super hero community. With this issue, we see not only how the Black Hammer came to…Read moreRead more

Royal City #1 Review- Ghosts of Our Past

Jeff Lemire Creates a Relatable Masterpiece with Royal City By Nolan P. Smith Jeff Lemire is no stranger to amazing, character driven comics. His work on Black Hammer, A.D., Descender, and more show that he knows how to humanize a character, and connect to the strings of our pasts to make a story that resonates…Read moreRead more

Snyder and Lemire’s Poignant AD: After Death Hardcover Will Hit Stores This May

Image Comics Collects the Acclaimed AD: After Death By Staff Reports Image Comics is pleased to announce the hardcover edition of A.D.: AFTER DEATH by New York Times bestselling and award-winning creators Scott Snyder (WYTCHES, Batman) and Jeff Lemire (DESCENDER, PLUTONA, ROYAL CITY) will hit stores this May. It will collect the complete trilogy.

Black Hammer Annual #1 Review: Throwback to Greatness

Dark Horse Comics Black Hammer series celebrates its annual in grand fashion By Nolan P. Smith One of my favorite series of 2016 was Black Hammer. The series, by Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston, pays homage to some very familiar super hero roles, and examines them thoroughly. We see what makes each hero tick, and…Read moreRead more

Valiant Previews: Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot #1, Savage #2 and Generation Zero #5

Valiant Komandar Bloodshot

Valiant Releases Previews for next week’s titles By Nolan P. Smith As an early Christmas present, Valiant Entertainment has released previews for their books dropping next week. Those titles include Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot #1, Savage #2 and Generation Zero #5. For me, I am eagerly awaiting the chance to read Komandar Bloodshot and Savage….Read moreRead more

A.D. After Death Book 1 Review: A Surreal Experience

Snyder and Lemire craft a reading experience with A.D.: After Death By Nolan P. Smith Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemire are easily two of the biggest names in the comic book industry. Snyder helped bring the Dark Knight to back to prominence, all while creating a name for himself with horrific tales like American Vampire,…Read moreRead more

Bloodshot U.S.A. #1 Review: One Nation Under Blood

Bloodshot takes on a threat far too big for one person to handle By Nolan P. Smith Bloodshot is easily one of the most popular characters in the Valiant Universe. The nanite infused former assassin turned anti-hero, the pale skinned warrior has been through a lot in his life, and it doesn’t look like life…Read moreRead more

Jeff Lemire & Clayton Crain Invade the Stalinverse with DIVINITY III: KOMANDAR BLOODSHOT #1 – Coming in December

This December, the Valiant Universe you once knew is no more… Only the Stalinverse remains! By Staff Reports Valiant is proud to present your first look at DIVINITY III: KOMANDAR BLOODSHOT #1 – the first of four essential specials revealing the worldwide Communist regime behind the winter’s most startling comics event! On December 28th, out…Read moreRead more

Plutona Fans Will Enjoy a Limited Edition Hardcover This July

Lemire and Lenox’s Plutona Gets Collected in July Master storyteller Jeff Lemire (Descender, Sweet Tooth) and critically-acclaimed artist Emi Lenox (EmiTown) bring readers a heartfelt and heartbreaking coming-of-age tale exploring friendship and loss in PLUTONA. Image Comics is pleased to announce that PLUTONA will be available as a limited edition hardcover as well as in trade…Read moreRead more