Batman: Night of the Monster Men

Batman: Night of the Monster Men

The following is a review for Batman: Night of the Monster Men (Rebirth). Spoiler level: mild. Diving into the Rebirth Bat-verse you might expect to come across a heavy hitter or two in the Dark Knight’s rogues gallery. How about giant nightmarish monsters instead? Authors Tom King and Steve Orlando take readers on a Bat-crazy, monster-riddled romp through Gotham. In his first crossover since Rebirth, Batman teams up with Nightwing and Batwoman after Hugo Strange’s dastardly deeds…

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Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps: Rebirth (Review)

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps: Rebirth (Review)

The following is a review for Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps: Rebirth (#1-7). Spoiler level: mild. I had no idea what Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps were up to. It’s been years since I’ve caught up with the Emerald Crusader. As it turns out, the universe has been without Hal Jordan, as well. Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps: Rebirth was the perfect way to dive back in to the DC…

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Game of Thrones: 5 Favorites On Death Watch

Game of Thrones: 5 Favorites On Death Watch

Who will be the next to meet a tear-filled or cheer worthy demise in Westeros?  The ten-episode penultimate 7th season won’t drop on HBO until this summer (release TBA) but emotionally numb fans are tossing out ideas on who will be the next to die. Game of Thrones is known for shocking deaths, starting with Ned Stark’s head loss in season 1 causing unsuspecting fans to piss their collective pants. So, let me join the…

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Busting Ghostbusters

Busting Ghostbusters

To say all of those sliming corners of the internet with fanboy vitriol surrounding the Ghostbusters reboot are springing forth from the depths of misogyny is lazy. Are some of them anti-woman? No doubt. I’m sure some are pro-Bigfoot, believe the Da Vinci Code is real, and/or wear Crocs outdoors. The stream-crossing point of contention is not female Ghostbusters. Fans are remiss to welcome any Ghostbusters suiting up not named Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd, Harold…

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Darth Maul: Apprentice Review

Darth Maul: Apprentice Review

Darth Maul is a bright spot in the Star Wars prequel trilogy that’s snuffed out far too soon. The badassery potential in Maul was evident as soon as the double-bladed lightsaber came to life in The Phantom Menace trailer and fanboys collectively lost their minds. Hollywood ninja Ray Park brought the character to life and changed saber duels forever. Sadly, once Maul was split in half, the villainous prequel replacements consisted of a salty old…

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Predator: Life and Death #1 A Heck of a Preview/Review

Predator: Life and Death #1 A Heck of a Preview/Review

A Heck of A Preview/Review PREDATOR: LIFE AND DEATH #1 (CHRIS WARNER VARIANT COVER) Colonial Marines, Predators, and a taste of what’s to come in Predator: Life and Death #1. Spoiler: there’s plenty of death. The first of a four part series from Dark Horse, P:L&D has our favorite Alien-fighting marines sent to investigate a relatively mundane planetary environmental concern. All should go according to plan, right?  

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Welcome, Jessica Jones

Welcome, Jessica Jones

The origin story. We’ve come to expect a full-fledged transcendence of a former average Joe who’s suddenly bestowed with special abilities. They dawns a mask or cape and decides to fight the good fight. What happens if your soul is compromised out of the gate and you barely escape, ruined but alive, haunted by the memories of a waking nightmare perpetrated by a villain with a penchant for purple? Enter Jessica Jones, private detective. The Netflix series…

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