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

Chopping Block Review: FF #1

So with the Fantastic Four being relaunched, so was its sister title, the Future Foundation (or FF for short). When the Human Torch died a few months back, the team donned black and white uniforms and became the Future Foundation, with Spider-Man as a member. The book was top-notch, but with Marvel NOW comes change,…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: It Girl and the Atomics #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Jamie S. Rich Artist: Mike Norton Release Date: August 8th, 2012 Publisher: Image Comics Website: www.imagecomics.com Mike Allred’s Madman is an independent staple in the comic industry. The zany world of Frank Einstein is one of the most original, colorful worlds seen on the four-color page. The Atomics…Read moreRead more

Marvel NOW: Fraction Talks Fantastic Four and FF + Covers For the Two New Series!

The family’s all here. Marvel.com has an interview up with writer Matt Fraction, the new writer for both Fantastic Four and FF come this November. Fraction will be teaming with legendary comic artist Mark Bagley for Marvel’s first family, and with off the wall sensation Mike Allred for FF. As you can see in the…Read moreRead more