REVIEW: ‘Herobear and the Kid: Saving Time’ #1 (of 5)

(BOOM! Studios / KaBOOM!, 2014)

Written & Illustrated by Mike Kunkel

My wife often mentions that I am immature.  It may certainly be true.  I like Saturday morning cartoons, at least the ones from my youth that are reruns.  When watching said cartoons I like to eat sugary cereal, preferably something with marshmallows or chocolate flavoring that will change the remaining milk in the bowl. Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘Iron Fist: the Living Weapon’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written & Drawn by Kaare Andrews

Kaare Kyle Andrews is the kind of comicbook (one word as per Stan Lee) writer/artist I most respect; he is a fan turned creator. Andrews writes with the kind of passion that only someone truly in love with the medium could muster and he knows his continuity cold. I recently listened to an interview with Andrews on the Word Balloon podcast and it was Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘Loki: Agent of Asgard’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Writer: Al Ewing
Art: Lee Garbett
Color: Nolan Woodard
Cover Art: Jenny Frison

I found myself having mixed feelings about Loki: Agent of Asgard #1. On the one hand, I loved all the mythological references when it came to trickster and mother gods/goddess. On the other hand, I felt that Ewing and Garbett were trying to put too much information in one comic. Ultimately though Continue reading

REVIEW: “Saltire” Volume 1

(Diamondsteel Comics, 2013)

Review by Brad Gischia

Created by John Ferguson
Art by Tone Julskjaer & Gary Welsh
Cover by Jim Devlin

One of the core ideas of the comics world, especially that of the Marvel U, is the insistence that heroes can come from anywhere. One of the key points that made me fall in love with the X-Men was that they were a truly international group, with members coming from countries across the globe. And I always wondered…could they manage to survive in a book of their own? Continue reading