Comic Book Review: Unborn #1

By Nolan P Smith Editor Unborn is a surprise, to be sure. From Source Point Press, the book is created by Frank Gogol, of Dead End Kids and Power Rangers fame. Given the writer’s love for the Power Rangers and the cover artwork, one might think the colorful Rangers inspired Unborn. Design-wise, I would say so. Mix Power Rangers with […]

Grendel Explores the Line Between Hero and Villain in All-New Netflix Series

By Staff Reports Netflix has greenlit Grendel, an all-new, eight-episode series based on the masked vigilante from the popular, award-winning Matt Wagner/Dark Horse comic books. Based on Matt Wagner’s groundbreaking comic book series, Grendel follows Hunter Rose, a gifted fencer, writer and assassin as, seeking to avenge the death of a lost love, he goes to war with New York’s criminal […]

Return to the Wastelands of Old Man Logan in Brand New Series of Wastelanders Comics

By Staff Reports This December, return to the post-apocalyptic Wastelands of OLD MAN LOGAN in five all-new stories set in the Marvel future where heroes have fallen, villains have won, and your favorite characters defy all odds to survive. Brought to you by all-star creators including writers Steven S. DeKnight, Ethan Sacks, Rich Douek, and Torunn Grønbekk, these five one-shots […]

Marvel Launches All-New Marvel Unlimited App

By Staff Reports Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s award-winning digital comics subscription service, just got a huge refresh! Today, Marvel relaunched the fan-favorite app that offers members access to over 29,000 issues of classic and newer titles. From the roots of Marvel’s iconic characters to the ever-evolving universe behind its blockbuster films, games, and TV shows, the app houses over 80 years […]

Wave Two COMIC TAGS Are Now Available! – A Collectible Card AND Digital Graphic Novel All-In-One

By Staff Reports COMIC TAGS is a  way to both distribute and collect digital comic books that addresses some of the biggest problems that comic publishers and comic collectors face. COMIC TAGS are a hybrid of comic books and trading cards. These limited edition collectible cards each have a unique scratch off code to download a PDF copy of the graphic […]

HERO TRADE: PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE Is Secretly TWO Books — FINAL FIVE Pre-Order Sticker Details & FAQ Inside!

By Staff Reports What a day! HERO TRADE: PASSIVE/AGGRESSIVE is actually TWO books.Stores only received copies of one or the other. And BAD IDEA managed to keep this whole shebang a secret the entire time! What’s more, you lucky FINAL FIVE pre-order sticker holders get direct access to a second copy. Let’s unpack all that with this handy-dandy HERO TRADE: PASSIVE/AGGRESSIVE FAQ: What do […]

Vault Announces FOX AND HARE by Jon Tsuei and Stacey Lee

By Staff Reports Vault is thrilled to announce FOX AND HARE, a thrilling new cyberpunk series co-created by writer Jon Tsuei (Sera and the Royal Stars, Run Love Kill), and artist Stacey Lee (Marvel’s Silk, The Unstoppable Wasp, Gwenpool). When black market coder Aurora Yi uncovers top secret data that has tapped into the past lives of the citizens of Mazu Bay, her […]

Where music meets sci-fi: Seven Dead Stars #0

By Staff Reports Seven Dead Stars, created by Grammy-nominated producers Unsecret and DJ Form, invite comics readers and music lovers to an exciting new world of audio-visual consumption! Featuring a star-studded cast of creators with art by Cliff Richards (Batman, Justice League, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), colors by Michael Bartolo (Captain America, Iron Man, Star Wars), and letters and layout by Kathryn […]

Throw your hand and Kickstart…Final Gamble!

By Staff Reports Band of Bards is proud to announce its debut release, Final Gamble, a dark social commentary about the grip of predatory society, created and written by Bobby Singer (Flame Angel, Paul) with art by Jorge Santiago Jr. (Spencer and Locke), colors by Harry Saxon (The Miracles, Vagrant Queen), and letters by George Gant (Beware of Toddler). Just think, […]

A Graphic Novel Review: Remember Andy Xenon?

By Rebecca Benson We all know the saying, Things aren’t always what they seem. And “Remember Andy Xenon?” is no exception. Brought to readers by its creators, “Remember Andy Xenon?” is an action-packed and beautifully pieced-together story. Take the first pages; for example, we find our superhero chasing–make that leaping and bounding–after his foe; that is until time catches up […]

2021 Mad Cave Studios Talent Search Is Back!

By Staff Reports Having trouble breaking into the comic book industry? Well, you’re in luck! Mad Cave Studios is thrilled to announce for the fourth year in a row, they will be hosting another Talent Search; Participants can enter starting July 10th, 2021! To recap, in 2019 Shane Connery Volk and David Hazan, both Talents Search winners, created Nottingham, currently […]

Horror Comic MIDNIGHT HIGHWAY #2 launches with Tiers Paying Homage to 80s Horror

By Staff Reports Comic book writers Mike Tener and Alex Maday (the creators of Midnight Highway) are returning to Kickstarter on July 14th for MIDNIGHT HIGHWAY #2. Joining them for another round of ceremoniously weird horror is artist Alexander Malyshev, colorist Hedwin Zaldivar and letter Dave Lentz. MIDNIGHT HIGHWAY #2 is perfect for fans of the type of creepy horror […]

Comic Book Review: Canto III: Lionhearted #1

By Nolan P Smith Editor When Canto first hit shelves, I knew it was something special. The story of a clockwork slave knight without a name or heart was an instant hit for IDW, spawning a sequel series- The Hollow Men. But the story isn’t over yet, as a third part is here with Canto III: Lionhearted. From David M. […]

Comic Book Review: Bountiful Garden #1

By Nolan P. Smith Editor Being stranded in space has to be one of the most terrifying thoughts one could imagine. No way to call home, no idea what surrounds you or inhabits the strange planets you see. That’s what happens in Bountiful Garden #1, the latest book from Mad Cave, which hits stores this September. From Ivy Noelle Weir, […]

TITLE BOX TUESDAY Is Here! This Week’s Title Is… IT EATS WHAT FEEDS IT!

By Staff Reports Scout Comics & Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is proud to announce a new weekly imitative called TITLE BOX TUESDAYS! Every Tuesday for the foreseeable future, Scout will release a limited edition box set of one of the many amazing titles in their catalog.  This Tuesday’s title box is…IT EATS WHAT FEEDS ITIn this grimy horror romp, Francois, a stunning middle-aged woman, has […]

Graphic Novel Review: Djeliya

By Nolan P. Smith Editor in Chief I will go ahead and lead with something I have said repeatedly: you can tell any story in the comic book medium. Anything. From superheroes to horror, romance to daring rescues, biopics to PSA’s. With TKO Studios’ latest graphic novel Djeliya, we dive into West African lore with monsters, mayhem, and destiny. From […]

The Philosophy of Venom Review

By Craig Timchak The Philosophy of Venom, a collection of writings and images from around the globe and throughout the years.  What I would define as the perfect summarization of Eddie Brock and his Symbiote over the last 23 years since the dynamic duo was released upon the world by Todd McFarlane and David Michelinie. With the current conclusion of […]

A Graphic Novel Review: Scales & Scoundrels Book 2: The Festival of Life

By Rebecca Benson TKO Studios has offered comic book readers a beautifully crafted continuation of Luvander’s journey. A journey that brings forth danger, heartache, hope, self-discovery, and friendship. Oh, and let’s not leave out dragons! Scales & Scoundrels flows from Book One to Two incredibly well. With much goings-on but I will try my best to recap without giving away […]

Kickstart Slums of the Empire City

By Staff Reports Picture it, the seedy streets of 19th century New York teeming with vagrants, scoundrels and ‘ne’er do wells’ all hell bent on making a buck at any cost, including murder! Based on actual events, Slums of the Empire City, written by renowned Hollywood Visual Effects Supervisor, Ryan Curtis (Superman and Lois, Van Helsing, Lucifer), with art and letters by […]

Jeff Lemire’s New Series ‘Mazebook’ to be Published by Dark Horse

By Staff Reports The Only Way Out Is In. From Jeff Lemire, the creator of Sweet Tooth and New York Times bestselling and Eisner award-winning Black Hammer, comes Mazebook, an ambitious and haunting comic series about family, grief, and loss.       A lonely building inspector still grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter receives a mysterious phone call one night from a girl claiming to be her, […]

COMIC TAGS – A New Way To Collect Comic Books Has Launched In Partnership With SCOUT COMICS

By Staff Reports COMIC TAGS is a  way to both distribute and collect digital comic books that addresses some of the biggest problems that comic publishers and comic collectors face. COMIC TAGS are a hybrid of comic books and trading cards. These limited edition collectible cards each have a unique scratch off code to download a PDF copy of the graphic […]

Indie Comics Spotlight: Jason Orfalas- Octopus Cowboy

By Nolan P. Smith Editor and Chief  Welcome to Pastrami Nation’s Indie Comics Spotlight! We hope to help spread the word of amazing independent works with our comics and creator spotlights! With this installment, we shine the spotlight on Jason Orfalas and his project, Octopus Cowboy. Pastrami Nation: Tell us about yourself and your current project.  Jason Orfalas: “My name […]

SUPER MAGIC FOREST out next week

By Staff Reports Revival House Press is proud to announce the release of Super Magic Forest by Ansis Puriņš, the Xeric Award-winning writer and artist of Zombre. This all-new, 88-page full-color graphic novel invites readers, old and new, even deeper into the series and the lives of the creatures who inhabit the Magic Forest! Twit Leaf the Elf’s day job is picking […]