Minky Woodcock

Graphic Novel Review: Minky Woodcock Beautifully Renders a New Theory About Houdini’s Death

Harry Houdini escaped death, slipping into the collective imagination of popular culture. Like Robert Johnson, Annie Oakley and Agatha Christie (who also appears in Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who...
Alisik

Graphic Novel Review: The Most Disturbing Part of Alisik is Its Sexualization of Teenage...

The first volume of Alisik opens with the lead character, a teenage girl, asking the reader, “Do you believe in love at first sight?” She says, but, “There’s one...

Comic Review: Buffy Season 12: The Reckoning #1

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is back for its final comic book season. The end is bittersweet. While everything is clearly planned, it feels more like a cancellation, given that...
Beautiful Death

Graphic Novel Review: The Beautiful Death is Depressing and Gorgeous

Mathieu Bablet’s graphic novel The Beautiful Death combines the desolation of Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend with the bleak pessimism of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. It starts following an...

Advance Comic Review: She Could Fly #1 Is a Realistic Portrait of Mental Illness

Luna is beginning her sophomore year of high school and, very early on in Dark Horse's She Could Fly #1, shows her neuroses. When her school therapist asks her if...
Pumpkinhead

Comic Review: Pumpkinhead #1 is the Sequel You’ve Been Waiting For

Full disclosure, Pumpkinhead has long been one of my favorite horror movies, dating back to childhood. It’s something that I immediately gravitated to because of the jaw-droppingly horrific monster...
Puppet Master

Comic Review: Puppet Master: Curtain Call #3 – The Final Chapter!

Spoilers Ahead. The final chapter is here. After three years, the Puppet Master comic series has come to a close. I’m sad to see it go, I wish I could...
Puppet Master Curtain Call

Comic Review: Puppet Master Curtain Call #2

Warning up front: We’ll be discussing some pretty major spoilers. The previous issue of the climactic miniseries Curtain Call teased a massive fight between Toulon’s puppets and Anapa’s. This issue...

Review: Chuck Palahniuk’s Legacy is a Novella that Incorporates Coloring and Fun

Chuck Palahniuk’s Legacy: An Off-Color Novella for You to Color is a hardcover book that posits the rather interesting concept of having a story unravel besides full-page illustrations that...
Puppet Master Curtain Call

Comic Review: Puppet Master: Curtain Call #1

After a break of nearly a year, the Puppet Master comic series is back. For reasons we can mostly only speculate, the series needed to be reconfigured after issue...

Review: Mr. Higgins Comes Home HC Is A Quirky Read Perfect For The Fall...

Mr. Higgins Comes Home HC is a quirky graphic novel that puts you right in the mood for the fall season. The story revolves around a professor and his assistant who are in search...

Comic Review: Sherlock Frankenstein & the Legion of Evil: From the World of Black...

Sherlock Frankenstein & the Legion of Evil: From the World of Black Hammer #1 revolves around Lucy Weber, the daughter of superhero Black Hammer, and her quest to find her...

Harrow County Volume 6: Hedge Magic Turns Friends Into Foes

Harrow County Volume 6: Hedge Magic comprises issues 21-24 of Harrow County, a horror-drama comic revolving around a small southern town and its residents, who are plagued by supernatural forces. Harrow County Volume 6: Hedge Magic takes place...
Angel season 11 #4

Comic Review: Angel Season 11 #9

In a series of misadventures ranging from the prehistoric demon age to a nineteenth century ship, with both Angel and Illyria encountering and confronting their past selves, this issue...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Comic

Comic Review: Buffy Season 11 #11

Buffy Season 11 is racing toward its conclusion and at this point, pretty much all of the cards on the table. The Slayer and her friends are gearing up...