Review: Holliston: Friendship is Tragic

(SourcePoint Press – 2016)

Created by Adam Green

Concept by Gary and Josh Sobek

Written by Greg Wright

Edited by Travis Mcintire

Pencils and Inks by Stephen Sharar

Colors, letters, and Design by Joshua Werner

During the turbulent 2000’s of the entertainment industry, when networks were born, sold, dissolved, renamed, rebranded, and sold again, a young writer was swimming against the current, tying to makes his bones in the business.  This writer was Adam Green, and with partner Joe Lynch, they created a show called Holliston, which ran for two seasons in 2012 and 2013, before the death of Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus of GWAR), a divorce, and the merger of Time Warner and Comcast again dissolves a network.  Holliston went off the air.  It stayed in the shadows while Green rebuilt his life, all the while writing movies.  In 2016, Green paired with SourcePoint Press and resurrected the title, this time in comic book form. Continue reading

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At Second Glance: Up The River #1

(Source Point Press 2015)

Writer – Travis McIntire

Artist – Stephen Sharar

Colorist – Sean Seal

Letterer – Joshua Werner

There is a lot to say about Up the River #1. First off, it’s a Kickstarted indie title. It is most definitely a labor of love by those involved. Continue reading

REVIEW: TetherMen #1

Written and Drawn by Matt Bellisle

2014

Over the last couple of years I’ve become increasingly interested in the indie comic market. I go into comic shops whenever I’m traveling and look for their “indie title” or “local author” section. Sometimes there are none, but increasingly, you find that each and every little town has a dedicated cadre of comic enthusiasts, willing to put the effort into creating a book.

I found TetherMen at a shop in Wisconsin, and immediately picked it up and slapped it (lovingly of course) on top of the pile I was in the midst of purchasing. Matt Bellisle, the author and artist, has delivered a unique book in a clever package.

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REVIEW: “Noctua” #1

(Alterna Comics, 2013)

Review by Jose Sagastume

WRITTEN BY: Andrew M. Henderson
ARTWORK BY:  Orlando Baez
COLOR ARTWORK BY:  Eagle Gosselin
LETTERING BY:  David Paul

In issue one of Noctua writer Andrew Henderson introduces to a universe where vampires, known as transhumans, co-exist with humans. Instead of running with a very supernatural setting the story takes place in the year 2051 after a virus has mutated 5% of Earth’s population into transhumans. Continue reading