Review: Richard Corben’s THE CONQUEROR WORM from Dark Horse


Rightly speaking, the title of this review should read, “Richard Corben’s Edgar Allen Poe’s THE CONQUEROR WORM”, but that seemed particularly wordy for an article header.  It introduces the nature of Richard Corben’s latest works, however, to have layers of authorship and titling. Based on Corben’s notes provided in the back of THE CONQUEROR WORM, […]

Rose City Con and Emerald City Con team up


Maybe a teeny bit of Con Wars fall-out as it’s been announced that Seattle’s biggest comic-con—Emerald City Comicon—is teaming up with Portland’s emerging con—The Rose City Comic Con. You’ll note both shows have matching logos now—which is totes adorbs. Reading the press release, it reads as if the very well established and growing ECCC is […]

News and Notes; Blair Butler good-bye, Dark Horse $1 #1s, Michael Emerson voices The Joker


§ In case you missed the news, G4’s geek-oriented programming is going away, to replaced by an upscale “GQ” type channel which, we predict, will devolve into endless close-ups of motorcycle engines, eel-eating contests and women on trampolines shows in about 6 weeks. That means an end to “Attack of the Show,” the nerd-culture staple. […]

First Look: The Fabulous Killjoys comic finally coming out in June – UPDATED


One of the great comics from the Plane of Limbo, The Fabulous Killjoys is finally coming out this June, with a Free Comic Book Day preview. You may recall this collaboration between My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way, writer Shaun Simon and artist Becky Cloonan is the print component of MCR’s 2010 SF concept album, Danger […]