Review: IDW’s Greatest Hits Star Trek #1

(IDW 2016)

Writer: Mike Johnson

Art: Stephen Molnar

Colors: John Rauch

Letters: Neil Uyetake

Cover Art: Tim Bradstreet Trek #1 IDWís Great Hits Edition

Get ready for warp speed with the introduction of IDW’s Greatest Hits Editions, special one-dollar versions of significant issue featuring popular storylines and iconic moments from IDW Publishing’s major comic book titles. March sees the release of Star Trek #1 IDW’s Greatest Hits Edition, where IDW’s comic book series followed on from the events of the 2009 Star Trek film, and continued the adventures of the crew of the USS Enterprise as they embark on their  five year mission to boldly go where no man has gone before. Continue reading

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Review: Danger Girl: Renegade #1

(IDW 2015)

Written by Andy Hartnell

Art by Stephen Molnar

Colors by John Rauch

Created by J. Scott Campbell and Andy Hartnell

My history with Danger Girl is a little strange. I found the comic about an issue into the run in 1997, when it was released. Continue reading

Review: Toe Tag Riot #1

(Black Mask Studios, 2014)

Toe Tag Riot #1
Written by Matt Miner
Pencils and Inks by Sean Von Gorman
Colors by John Rauch
Lettered by Sean Von Gorman

Matt Miner, king of the Kickstarter komics, extra “k” for dramatic effect, is back, and with a hunger that can only be satiated by human flesh and punk rock.  Toe Tag Riot #1, the much-anticipated first issue of Miner’s latest series, is on shelves Wednesday, and it is everything that you’d expect from Mr. Miner.

Along with longtime collaborator Sean Von Gorman, Miner drops his newest offering to the comic gods in the form of a zombie punk band, ready to chew up the competition and gnaw through the mores established by rock and roll icons.

Toe Tag Riot is not only the name of the comic but also that of the featured players in the story.  They are a band formed of various long-timers, those who stood out from other bands and couldn’t handle the b.s. that goes with working with musicians.   Continue reading