Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: A Discovery Adventure Review

By Amie Macias “Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered…” There isn’t a woman around who hasn’t seen Labyrinth, who can’t recite that passage from memory – or truthfully, any fan of the cult classic that won’t recite back with you the lyrics of Magic Dance. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Well, all I can say is you remind me […]

Ice Cream Man #1 Review

By Amie Macias I scream you scream we all scream for the Ice Cream Man! – Image Comic’s newest release. I love ice cream, and I love horror put them together and ice cream for more (I scream for more) – you see what I did there?  But who doesn’t love ice-cream? Add a murderess spider along with a mysterious […]

The Evil Within: The Interlude Review

By Amie Macias Staff Reporter The thought of playing it either intrigued you, or scared the sh*t out of you. Of course, I’m talking about the Evil Within, Bethesda’s gruesome, psycho survival-horror video game. It’s been compared to other horror game Resident Evil and even been referenced it a Freddy Krueger meets the Matrix by none other than its creator. […]

Angelic #1 Review

Flying Monkeys and More Abound in Angelic By Amie Macias Flying monkeys meet rocket dolphins in a battle royal of the imagination of Mr. Simon Spurrier (Judge Dredd) & Mr. Casper Wijngaard (Limbo) in Angelic from Image Comics.

Extremity Vol.1 Review: Give Her a Hand

Image Comics/Skybound Original Series Extremity is Violently Artful By Amie Macias Daniel Warren Johnson’s imagination has everything in this comic at its extremity!  From the intense artwork with colorist Mike Spicer’s work jumping off the page and in your face to the fiery storyline, the first collection of the hit series Extremity is a sight to see.

By Chance or Providence Review

Image Comics Releases Cloonan’s By Chance or Providence By Amie Macias Image Comics and Eisner Award winner Becky Cloonan team up in By Chance or Providence. Cloonan has beautifully sculpted fiction into three stand alone tales. Not only does she warn her audience with the cover that this book is going to be dark, but in the first pages she […]

Advance Review: Redlands #1

By Amie Macias I don’t know about you, but I have been waiting for this book to come out since I first heard mention of it months ago. Let me tell you, it does not disappoint. Image Comics brings us another astounding debut with Redlands #1, which is set to be released on August 9th.

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 idea what she’s unleashed. She […]

Winnebago Graveyard #1 Review

Winnebago Graveyard Rides in Style By Amie Macias Wow, this book took me back! Reminiscent of the cult classic horror movies of my youth, right down to the satanic, hooded figures. We are introduced to the quaint town of Acton, where on the welcome sign it states, “for an hour or a lifetime,” leaving us to wonder if they are […]

Plastic #1 Review: Guilty Pleasure

Plastic astounds in its own way By Amie Macias Lucky for me, my editor picked me to read and review this sick comic, Plastic #1 from Image Comics. I mean sick in the good ‘ol fashioned dark comedy, perverted and gory sort of way; my favorite type of stories. Of course it’s also the sort of book that you glance […]

AFAR Review: Fantasy Greatness

Image Comics brings another strong debut with AFAR By Amie Macias Image Comics definitely found another talent belonging to artist, Leila del Duca, (known for drawing Shutter), as a writer.  She does an amazing job of bringing the reader into not one, but several different fantasy worlds within this one story.

Rowans Ruin Vol. 1 Review: Super Natural

Boom! Studios Collects the Limited Series Rowans Ruin in Time for the Holidays By Amie Macias Contributing Reviewer Boom! Studios captivates us with Mike Carey’s Rowans Ruin, and with this trade paperback, we get the whole limited series. We are introduced to our heroine, Katie, by way of blog and video chats.  She has agreed to house swap with the […]

Echoes Review: If I Could Turn Back Time

Mike Richardson and Gabriel Guzman Ask “what would you do?” in Echoes By Amie Macias Contributing Reviewer Dark Horse Comics Echoes has an Outer Limits/Twilight Zone vibe to it, which, when you think of it, is a great vibe to have. We are first introduced to our main character, Freddy, as we watch how one tragic event and abuse molds […]

Creatures of the Night Review: Perfectly Dark

Creatures of the Night should be on your must read list Review by Amie Macias Contributing Reviewer Dark Horse Comics once again brilliantly paired Neil Gaiman’s dark and beautiful storytelling with Michael Zulli’s elegant artwork in this graphic novel collection, Creatures of the Night.  This book contains two amazing yet creepy short stories from Smoke and Mirrors:  Short Fictions and […]

Mayday #1 Review

Alex de Campi and Co Make Mayday an Experience By Amie Macias Alex de Campi, known for works like Semiautomagic, does an amazing job bringing this tale of espionage to life, along with artist Tony Parker and inker Blond. Issue one of this five part mini series takes us through a fast paced story about a spy known only as […]

Graphic Novel Review: Troll Bridge

Gaiman and Doran Bring Troll Bridge to Life By Amie Macias Contributing Guest Reviewer Colleen Doran and Neil Gaiman team up and do an amazing job with Dark Horse Comics of bringing a delightfully dark graphic novel to life in Troll Bridge.  Doran’s attention to detail and artful use of layering gives each page the feel of an old children’s […]