REVIEW: ‘Zombie B.C.’ #1

(Self Published)

Story – Stephen Vold
Lead Artist – Steven Williams
Cover Artist – Malcom McClinton

Most people I know, over 30 geeks, hate to admit they’re part of a trend. It is abhorrent to admit that you follow the “in” crowd, especially when you’ve spent a good part of your life socially ostracized because of your passion for geeky things. Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ #120

(Image Comics, 2014)

Review by Galen Garner

Written by Robert Kirkman
Artwork by Charlie Adlard
Inks by Stefano Gaudiano & Cliff Rathburn
Lettering by Rus Wooton

I still like The Walking Dead. Take it that my love for this comic over the past 120 issues has weakened tremendously, but there is still this bitter sweetness to the relationship I have with this comic. Continue reading

REVIEW: “Afterlife With Archie” #2

(Archie Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

Written by Roberto Aquirre-Sacasa
Artwork by Francesco Francavilla
Lettering by Jack Morelli

Let me preface this review by saying that the first issue of this series was the very first Archie comic book I have ever read. I always thought of Archie and his Riverdale gang as a sort of Happy Days meets Saved by the Bell teeny-bopping high school romance thing, just something I would never in a million years have any interest in reading. Continue reading

REVIEW: “Afterlife With Archie” #1

(Archie Comics, 2013)

Review by Cory Thrall

WRITTEN BY: Roberto Aquirre-Sacasa
ARTWORK BY: Francesco Francavilla
COLOR ARTWORK BY: Francesco Francavilla
LETTERING BY: Jack Morelli

Archie and zombies.  Zombies and Archie.  Riverdale in the midst of an approaching zombie apocalypse.  Who would have thought – even with the Zombie craze that has become a growing epidemic of it’s own – that we’d see these words together outside of some weird Fan Fiction? Continue reading

REVIEW: “The Mocking Dead” #2

(Dynamite Entertainment, 2013)

Review by Cory Thrall

WRITTEN BY: Fred Van Lente
ARTWORK BY: Max Dunbar
COLOR ARTWORK BY: Aikau Olivia
LETTERING BY: Simon Bowland

Humor in comics are making a big splash, whether it be an indie or major publisher, and I think it’s a great thing.  The comic world as a whole suffers when creators and publishers take their entire line of books too seriously, and for a long time this was the case. Continue reading