23rd Feb2018

‘Star Wars: Thrawn #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Luke Ross | Published by Marvel Comics Star Wars: Thrawn #1 brings with it a different set of expectations than some of the other Marvel Star Wars title. Unlike those Thrawn is not a character created in the films, nor he is like Doctor Alpha and created in […]

22nd Feb2018

‘Infinity Countdown: Adam Warlock #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Gerry Duggan | Art by Michael Allred Gerry Duggan has quietly been reshaping the Marvel cosmic universe into its past glory. Back when series like Annihilation, Nova, and Guardians of the Galaxy where some of the best books in comics. Marvel must have noticed the success he was having as they have given […]

21st Feb2018

‘Doctor Strange #385′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Gabriel Hernandez Walta With Jason Aaron’s run and now Donny Cates, Doctor Strange has finally had a continuously great series. Cates and artist Gabriel Hernandez Walta came in at just the right time as Aaron’s run was coming to its natural conclusion.They have not completely abandoned what Aaron […]

20th Feb2018

‘Captain America #698′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Mark Waid, Chris Samnee | Art by Chris Samnee Chris Samnee and Mark Waid’s run on Captain America has been everything it needed to be up to this point and more. Taking the character of Captain America and reminded the world the type of inspirational figure he can be when used right by […]

19th Feb2018

Panel Discussion #46 – Bloomin’ MARVEL-ous!

by Dan Clark

Welcome back to another installment of Panel Discussion – this time featuring a round-up of the Marvel titles that have been peaking our interest recently… The Amazing Spider-Man #795 Written by Dan Slott, Christos Gage | Art by Terry Pallot, Mike Hawthorne With Dan Slott ending his epic run on Spider-Man soon, The Amazing Spider-Man […]

16th Feb2018

‘Armstrong and the Vault of Spirits #1′ Review (Valiant)

by Dan Clark

Written by Fred Van Lente | Art by Cafu | Published by Valiant Comics Valiant does a lot of things right as a comic company. On the top of that ever-growing list is finding ways give new readers a starting point to get into their classic characters without retconning everything that came before. Armstrong and […]

15th Feb2018

‘Oblivion Song #1′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Lorenzo De Felici | Published by Image Comics One of the downsides of having success as a comic book creator is the level of expectations that come when you try to launch a new series. Certainly, it can be a good problem to have when people have a […]

15th Feb2018

‘Twisted Romance #1′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Alex de Campi | Art by Katie Skelly | Published by Image Comics Twisted Romance #1 suffers from a problem you often see with first issues. In an attempt to do too much you end up having an issue that does not do much at all. It opens up with a plotline that […]

14th Feb2018

‘VS #1′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Ivan Brandon | Art by Esad Ribic | Published by Image Comics Vs is a good example of how great art and a good premise can only take you so far. Opening up we see these striking images of the vastness of space immediately causing the stage of this story to feel large. […]

13th Feb2018

‘Swamp Thing Winter Special’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Tom King, Len Wein | Art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Kelley Jones, Jason Fabok | Published by DC Comics Well, that will take some time to get over. Swamp Thing Winter Special is comic storytelling at its best. One that celebrates a comic legend and the work he has gifted the world. Even […]

13th Feb2018

‘No.1 With a Bullet #4′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Jacob Semahn | Art by Jorge Corona | Published by Image Comics Considering the timely story of No.1 With a Bullet it is surprising, not more attention has been paid towards it. It is this story about a woman facing off against a culture that is so eager to demonize her even though […]

12th Feb2018

Panel Discussion #45: Indie Comic Round-Up

by Dan Clark

Welcome back to another installment of Panel Discussion – this time featuring a round-up of the indie comic books that have been peaking our interest recently… Rock Candy Mountain #8 Written by Chris Schweizer | Art by Chris Schweizer They say a hobo’s life is measured by his friends. That makes you wonder what a comic […]

08th Feb2018

‘Moon Knight #191′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Max Bemis | Art by Jacen Burrows | Published by Marvel Comics Moon Knight is one of the few characters that can have great runs by different creative teams where each version feels very distinctive yet they all still remain as an overarching hole. Max Bemis and penciler Jacen Burrows have already made […]

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06th Feb2018

‘Avengers #678′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Mark Waid, Al Ewing, Jim Zub | Art by Pepe Larraz | Published by Marvel Comics It is good to read crazy fun Avengers stories again. For some time now the Avengers comic brand has been hurting. A large number of titles in varying degrees of quality had watered down the excitement of […]

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05th Feb2018

‘Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey #5′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Matthew Rosenberg | Art by Joe Bennett, Leinil Francis Yu | Published by Marvel Comics Weekly comic book events rarely work out well. It is one thing to have a story that crossover from series to series, but when you have a self-contained book with one writer and a group of artist the […]

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19th Dec2017

Movies to Show My Son: ‘Star Wars’

by Dan Clark

Welcome to another installment of Movies to Show My Son. This is the blog series where I discuss movies I can’t wait to show my son in the future. I’ll be covering my own personal experience with the movie, movie and life lessons I hope he will learn, and lastly my concerns about showing said […]

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23rd Nov2017

‘Doomsday Clock #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Geoff Johns | Art by Gary Frank | Published by DC Comics For many comic book fans Watchmen should be an untouchable work of art that is not interfered with by anyone. So the simple concept of Doomsday Clock will be too much to get beyond. DC has already shown they do not […]

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17th Nov2017

‘The Punisher #218′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Matthew Rosenberg | Art by Guiu Vilanova | Published by Marvel Comics With the launch of Marvel Legacy and his upcoming Netflix series, this is the perfect time for The Punisher to become a big deal again in the world of comics. Not since Garth Ennis penned the title was Punisher a major […]

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09th Nov2017

‘Captain America #695′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Mark Waid | Art by Chris Samnee | Published by Marvel Comics Captain America #695 is everything this new Marvel Legacy relaunch should be modeling itself after. First and foremost it is a great issue that encapsulates everything that is great about the character of Steve Rogers. For those who would argue a […]

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06th Oct2017

‘Batman: White Knight #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Writing and Art by Sean Murphy | Published by DC Comics The world of comics has long been filled with different versions of Batman. He is basically the Madonna of comics reinventing himself for each new generation from Adam West’s campy portrayal to Frank Millers’ Dark Knight to Christopher Nolan’s Batman in the real world. […]

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10th Jul2017

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The Death of Stalin’

by Dan Clark

Written by Fabien Nury | Art by Thierry Robin | Published by Titan Comics What happens when one of the most powerful men in history passes away? Who is left to pick up the pieces? Does society fall into chaos or erupt into celebration over the news that one of history’s most vicious tyrants has succumb […]

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06th Jul2017

‘Clue #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Paul Allor | Art by Nelson Daniel | Published by IDW When the mysterious Mr. Boddy turns up dead at his own dinner party, everyone’s a suspect! Miss Scarlett, Colonel Mustard, Mrs. Peacock, Professor Plum—all the familiar faces from the famous board game are back, with a couple new twists. But will Boddy’s Body be […]

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