REVIEW: ‘Deadpool VS. X-Force’ #2

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written by Duane Swierczynski
Artwork by Pepe Larraz
Color Artwork by Nolan Woodard

Let’s face it no one has ever accused Deadpool of being too cerebral, in fact he can be downright goofy at times but hey that’s why we love the Merc with the Mouth so much. DP has a gift for irreverence, a knack for sarcasm and a blatant disregard for convention Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘Rai’ #1

(Valiant Entertainment, 2014)

Written by Matt Kindt
Art by Clayton Crain
Letters by Dave Panphear

The tech bug was one that didn’t bite me.  I never had a need to know how things worked, never had that wonder when looking at a computer as to how the words I typed showed on the screen.  Facebook and Twitter are a constant mystery to me.  This bewilderment with technology also seems to have extended to my interests in reading Continue reading

‘Lost in the Longbox’ Episode 19: “Sin City” #1

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Sin City #1
(Dark Horse, 1991)
Reprinted in Dark Horse One for One in 2010

Story & Art by: Frank Miller

Greetings from the Wasteland!

There are names in the history of comics that will forever be lauded. Lee, Kirby, Schuster, Kane…and so many more helped to form the foundation of the industry, as we know it today. But atop that foundation there must be a structure, and others moved in to build on it. Continue reading

REVIEW: “Cable and X-Force” #6

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

Reviewed by Cory Thrall

WRITTEN BY:  Dennis Hopeless
ARTWORK BY:  Salvador Larroca
COLOR ARTWORK:  Frank D’Armata

When the original X-Force title was pulled from the ashes of ‘New Mutants’, I was in my mid-teens and had been a big Marvel Comics fan for quite some time at this point already.  Sure, it was mostly in the Spider-Man and X-Men universe of titles, but the beginning of X-Force caught my attention enough to buy and read the first chunk of issues. Continue reading