Atomic Robo & the Dawn of a New Era #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Having been around since 2007, the latest mini-series in the Atomic Robo series is off to a promising start. The series follows protagonist Atomic Robo. He is a robot that possesses “automatic intelligence,” and was created by a fictionalized Nikola Tesla. He is extremely self-aware of the world around him and knows exactly what he is. Throughout […]

Scrimshaw Vol. 2 #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Sometimes, you open a new book and instantly know that it’s going to be unlike anything you have ever seen before. Everything seems new and fresh, from the artwork to the setting. This was the case when I started to read the first issue in the new volume of Scrimshaw. Set in the far future, the world […]

Movie Review: Mary Poppins Returns

By Kevin Hoskinson Disney had a lot to live up to when it was announced that the studio was moving forward to a sequel to their classic 1964 film “Mary Poppins”. It’s almost reasonably certain that the pressure was on for the studio, and everything had to be perfect. The casting, music and pure magic that made the first one […]

The Freeze #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson In the newest offering from Image Comics and Top Cow Productions, a strange phenomenon is happening on a global scale. People across the world are frozen in time, and there is only one guy who can help them. But the question is, can he save them all? Or, more importantly, will he? Ray used to be a […]

Middlewest #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Middlewest is a new ongoing series from writer Scottie Young and artist Jorge Corona. It’s about life in a small town, the town you grew up in, and can’t wait to get out of. It’s also about the inner demons you must face and come to terms with. Abel lives in a trailer park with his father. […]

Lodger #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Young Ricky Toledo fell in love with the wrong person. She fell in love with a killer. After killing someone close to her, she develops complicated feelings within her head. A mixture of lust and anger, she can’t help how she feels. She isn’t sure what to feel, but she does know one thing, she must catch […]

Sex Death Revolution #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Everyone has a story. Esperanza’s is being rewritten. And she must figure out what is going on before her whole world falls apart, and she becomes someone else entirely. That’s the set up for the latest Black Mask Studios series, Sex Death Revolution. After her coven falls apart, Esperanza is trying to get her life back together. […]

The Maxx / Batman: Arkham Dreams #1 Review

Like some others out there, I was introduced to The Maxx through the short-lived MTV animated series of the same name. For a series that only ran 13 episodes, it stuck with me. The animation was cool, the character of the Maxx was unique and different, and the story was unlike anything I had ever seen before. It was dark […]

Songs for the Dead Review

Created by Andrea Fort and Michael Christopher Heron with art by Sam Beck, Songs for the Dead is a unique book from Vault Comics. It’s full of action, adventure and some truly funny moments. It’s also full of people rising from the dead, which is bound to happen when the main hero is a necromancer. The story follows Bethany, a […]

Lost in Space Episode 1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson One of the latest offerings in the modern Hollywood reboot craze is a Netflix reimagining of the 1965 series Lost in Space. For those unfamiliar with the series, it follows the adventures of the Robinson family, who are, well, lost in space. In the year 2046, an object known as “The Christmas Star” crashes into earth and […]

Super Troopers 2 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Almost 20 years ago, Super Troopers was released in theaters. The comedy, starring members of the Broken Lizard comedy team, wasn’t initially a hit, but it eventually found its audience when it was released on VHS and DVD, becoming a cult classic. The troopers finally return to theaters this year in Super Troopers 2, a crowd funded […]

The X-Files Case Files: The Florida Man #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Even after all these years, the X-Files still knows how to do it. Whether it’s hunting down mysterious monsters, unraveling government cover-ups, or going after aliens, it still knows how to bring humanity and humor into the mix. On those fronts, this first issue of Mulder and Scully’s latest adventure does not disappoint. Agents Dana Scully and […]

Cowboy Ninja Viking Deluxe Edition Review

By Kevin Hoskinson “If you can’t trust a Cowboy, Ninja or Viking, who can you trust?” Duncan is a triplet. He suffers from MPD (Multiple Personality Disorder). Years ago, the SPP (Special Projects Program), gathered people long thought useless to society, ones who share Duncan’s affliction, and trained them to be deadly assassins. Through experimental psychiatric conditioning and treatment, psychotropic […]

The X-Files Vol. 4: Resistance Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer Over its original 9 season run (and even during its current revival seasons), The X-Files captivated the minds of sci-fi fans, but it didn’t stop there. It also appealed to fans of horror, drama, and everything in between. The show made an impact because it fed on our fears, it made the impossible, possible. […]

Goosebumps: Monsters at Midnight #2 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Reviewer The Goosebumps series has been going strong since it hit shelves in the summer of 1992. Shortly after the books were introduced, a television show was produced, PC games followed, as well as comic books and toys. A couple years ago saw the release of the “Goosebumps” movie, which was a huge hit and introduced […]

Spencer & Locke #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Spencer and Locke are detectives working the beat in a seedy side of town. The town is full of crime and debauchery, plenty of stuff to keep them busy. Night by night, they patrol the streets, finding bad guys, investigating murders, and ridding the streets of crime. They are a crime solving duo, the best of friends. […]

Bulletproof Coffin: The 1,000 Yard Stare Review

The Bulletproof Coffin One-Shot is brutal and brutally honest By Kevin Hoskinson Years ago artist Shaky Kane and his writing partner, David Hine, gave in and sold out by selling their comic creation to a huge publisher. They made a lot of money, were living the dream, but quickly went broke. Over the years, their friendship ended and they went […]

Arclight Volume 1 Review: A Whole New World

Image Comics Collects the First Arc of Arclight By Kevin Hoskinson Arclight is the story of a young noble woman, Lady Kanga, and the strange entity that takes over her physical body. The actual Lady Kanga is trapped inside the body of a monster, and lives on the outskirts of the kingdom. Alone and exiled, she is visited by her […]

Blood Blister #1 Review

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 him to take care of […]

An Assassin’s Creed Series: Locus #1 Review

Titan Comics Revisits the Assassin’s Creed world with Locus By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer Anyone familiar with the Assassin’s Creed series of games can easily jump into this story. Set in the world of “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate,” it follows the basic formula of the games. Assassins and Templars are fighting a secret war over the fate of humanity. Where […]

Monstress Vol.1 Review- A Modern Classic

Review by Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer “Monstress” is about the things that make us different, but also keep us the same. It is about the demons that live inside of all of us. It is about a world that once knew peace, but no longer believes in it. It is about finding out who we really are, and how […]

Bounty #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer Sisters Nina and Georgie steal money from the most evil corporations in the universe. They dispense that money among themselves and the poor. Like Robin Hood, they find the utmost joy in what they do. Five years later, in 2205, they find themselves the most sought after bounty the universe has even known. With […]

UFOlogy TPB Review

UFOlogy keeps mystery at its core By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer Although not the most original story told on the subject of alien encounters and UFO’s, UFOlogy does bear a striking resemblance to some of the best stories ever told. Becky is a regular high school student, just trying to get through school and live her life. She has […]

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #2 Review

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #2 continues the nostalgic momentum By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer High school angst and teenage drama is front and center. Billy, like all awkward teens, is trying to figure out where he fits in with the world, particularly with the Power Rangers in general. While they all have the skills to fight, his skill is […]

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1 Review

It’s Morphin Time with the Power Rangers #1 Debut By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer Being a semi-fan of the series, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started reading this book. After reading it, it is clear that this is a must read series, one that is getting more interesting with every issue. There is something fresh and […]

Snowfall #1 Review: Winter Wonderland

By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer Mixing the mystical with the futuristic, Snowfall is an interesting twist on what happens when our climate goes to hell, and big corporate has control of the government. Upon first glance, it feels like a fairy tale world, with its bright artwork and very first words promising such. But upon reading past the first […]

Supernatural Review- Baby

Review by Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer It’s about time Baby got her own episode! At least once every other season, there is an episode that doesn’t take itself too seriously. There are times when the writers of Supernatural go off and do something completely out of left field. Much like “The X-Files”, it’s clear that the creative team likes […]

Supernatural Review- “The Bad Seed”

Supernatural Review- “The Bad Seed” Supernatural Review- “The Bad Seed” Supernatural — “The Bad Seed” — Image SN1101B_0107.jpg – Photo: Diyah Pera /The CW –© 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved. By Kevin Hoskinson Contributing Guest Reviewer It is three episodes in its newest season, and already the Winchester boys are right where we expect them to be. […]