Review: The Adventures of Archer and Armstrong #1

(Valiant 2016)

Writer – Rafer Roberts

Penciler – David Lafuente

Inker – Ryan Winn

Colorist – Brian Reber

Letterer – Dave Lanphear

I’ve heard for years about how great Valiant comics are.  For a kid who grew up in the 80’s, and who learned to love comics “the Marvel way”, these books were always ones that I bypassed.  It wasn’t anything agains the books themselves, it was just a preconceived notion that big two books were better.  In later years, I found that there were other companies that were making good books, sometimes great books.  And now we’ve come to a time when the market share, though by no means equal, has begun to tip in the favor of indie books.  Continue reading


REVIEW: ‘Magnus: Robot Fighter’ #1

(Dynamite Entertainment, 2014)

Writer – Fred Van Lente
Artist – Cory Smith
Colorist – Maricio Wallace
Letterer – Marshall Dillon

There’s something magical about finding a thing you like where you didn’t expect it to be. It’s happened to me at various times with films, mostly because I had Continue reading