REVIEW: Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #3

(IDW Publishing / Boom! Studios, 2015)

Written by Scott and David Tipton
Art by Rachael Stott
Colors by Charlie Krichoff
Lettered by Tom B. Long

I was never a Trekkie. I never had that fanboy appreciation for the series or films that ensnares half of the geek culture. (because let’s face it, you’re either a Trek fan or a Star Wars fan.) I came to Star Trek by a much longer route, through the films, Wrath of Kahn is still my favorite, and eventually through my children. Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘The Humans’ #1

(Image Comics, 2014)

Created by Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely
Written by Keenan Marshall Keller
Drawn by Tom Neely
Color by Kristina Collantes

Motorcycle movies are mostly a thing of the past.  Not since Chopper Chicks in Zombietown have I had this much fun with a motorcycle story.  (Alas, I’ve not started Sons of Anarchy yet.) Continue reading

BrainTrust: Following Monkeybrain Comics, Ep.3

This week I’ve decided to focus again on some of the fantastic and original work coming out of Monkeybrain Comics. It’s a beautiful thing to see a small company backing creators as they produce their original work. Those are the kinds of business practices that are redeeming in this country, a chance for us to see what can happen when creators are given free reign. And with that kind of business you attract the kinds of people you want in that business. Continue reading