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Graphic Novel Review: Creepy Archives Vol. 26 Brings Black-and-White Scares

The Comics Code Authority was established in 1954 to stop comic books from melting children’s brains into juvenile delinquency. With its myriad and unclear rules, the CCA did away with the EC Horror c...

Demonic Toys

Comic Review: Dollman Kills the Full Moon Universe #1

During the total 25 issue run of Puppet Master at Action Lab Danger Zone, there were also several miniseries expanding the corners of the larger Full Moon universe, the most recent of them being Culle...

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Comic Review: Buffy Season 12: The Reckoning #2

Unbelievably, as of this second issue, we are now halfway through the final comic book season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Luckily, though, the comic book still feels big and still delivers in an impr...

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 Kidnap...

Alisik

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

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 problem. I’m dead” (8). A pretty big p...

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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 this new “season” will cons...

Subspecies

Comic Review: Subspecies #1 is a Strong Start to Radu’s Comeback

Action Lab proved to be able to take the reigns of a B-Movie franchise and completely reinvigorate it with Puppet Master. Their other Full Moon-related titles have brought on some of the comic world’s...

Giles #1

Comic Review: Buffy Season 11: Giles #1

Things have not been easy for Giles since his resurrection at the end of season nine. Angel, remorseful for what he had done under the influence of Twilight, sought to bring Giles back by any means ne...

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 de...