Review: I Hate Fairyland #8

(Image 2016)

Story and Art by Skottie Young

Guest Artist – Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz

Colors by Jean-Francois Beaulieu

Letter by Nate Piekos of Blambot

Logo and Design  by Rian Hughes

So if you’ve missed anything…Gertrude is a little girl who has been trapped in Fairyland for thirty years.  She nearly made it home in the first story arc, only to kill the Queen and become Queen herself, which she made a complete mess of.  She’s been fired and now roams the sugar-sweet countryside once again, with an ax in her hand and murder in her tiny heart. Continue reading

Review: I Hate Fairyland #5

(Image Comics #5)

Story and Art by Skottie Young

Colors by Jean-Francois Beaulieu

Lettering by Nake Piekos

I’ve strayed from the path.  I was behind on reading I Hate Fairyland.  But I’m back now and all is right with the world.  Continue reading

Review: I Hate Fairyland

(Image 2015)

Story and Art by Skottie Young

Colors by Jean-Francois Beaulieu

Lettering by Nate Piekos of Blambot

Logo and Design by Rian Hughes

I was just explaining to my 9 year old how art is subjective. How everything is in the eye of the beholder, and how art’s value to me is dependant wholly on the originality and skill behind said art. Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘Rocket Raccoon’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written & Artwork by Skottie Young
Color Artwork by Jean-Francois Beaulieu
Lettering by Jeff Eckleberry

Skottie Young and Jean-Francois Beaulieu could have gone for an obvious cash grab when given the opportunity to work on a Rocket Raccoon solo series; a character that many see as the next Deadpool or Harley Quinn in terms of his popularity among non-comic readers who are nevertheless obsessed with t-shirts, action figures and every species of propaganda featuring the likeness of a comic book character. Continue reading

THINGS TO COME for January 2014

Things to Come for January 2014
with Kenneth Kimbrough

Welcome to 2014, the year we first get attacked by kaiju and the year when Solid Snake grows a pretty rad stache. As a part of the new year, I’m introducing a feature to the site in which I highlight new releases, reprints, relaunches and just about anything else that tickles me. All of this information can be found in the retailer catalog—PREVIEWS—which your local comic store should carry. Continue reading

NEWS AND MORE! December 20th, 2012

Bag-and-Bored-Wordbal2-1Not much news going around the comics world the past couple of days, but here’s some stuff we here at the B&B Crew found interesting, news or not! :)

– Mark Millar & Frank Quitely’s “Jupiter’s Legacy” is coming this April!  –> http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/JoshWildingNewsAndReviews/news/?a=71578

– Complex’s 10 Best Comic Books of 2012  –> http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2012/12/the-10-best-comic-books-of-2012/

– Vote for your favorites on Comic Monster’s “Horror Comics Awards”!  –> http://www.comicmonsters.com/horror-comic-awards.html

– Samuel L. Jackson won’t be in the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie, but wants in on Star Wars!  –> http://comicbook.com/blog/2012/12/20/samuel-l-jackson-will-sit-out-guardians-of-the-galaxy-wants-star-wars/

– Kickstarter for Matt Miner & Joel Gomez’s “Liberator” only has 40+ days left to reach their goal of $18,000!  Help this really interesting premise (4-issue series about heroes ‘risking it all’ to protect animals) get published!  I think it’ll be awesome.  –> http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mattminer/liberator-4-issue-comic-series-by-matt-miner-and-j

– Happy 200th Anniversary of the first printing of “Grimm’s Fairy Tales”!  Not comics, but awesome all the same, and it’s influence can be felt all over Pop Culture – including comics!  Check it out:  –> http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/dec/19/grimm-brothers-anniversary-german-culture

– IGN released their “Best Comics of 2012” awards, with award categories from many areas of the comic book universe:  –> http://www.ign.com/wikis/best-of-2012/Comics

– IDW picks up the rights to ‘T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents’ and a few others!  –> http://www.comicsalliance.com/2012/12/20/idw-acquires-thunder-agents/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

– Graphic Novel Reporter’s “Best Graphic Novels of 2012” list!  –> http://graphicnovelreporter.com/content/best-graphic-novels-2012-feature-stories

 

AND AS USUAL, SOME AWESOME ART TO GO WITH YOUR NEWS!

Skeletor – drawn by the awesome Skottie Young!

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