The noir genre has one dynamic at its center that repeats so often it’s hard to tell if it’s a cliche or an archetype — a man searching for something more in life encounters a woman who brings danger and mystery. And at heart, that is all Tumult is about. But though it draws thematically […]
British cartoonist Kristyna Baczynski makes her graphic novel debut with Retrograde Orbit, a sweet little meditation on upending roots and reclaiming them. Flint’s family comes from the planet Doma, but they fled to Tisa following a disaster there. Living in exile for safety reasons, they survived, largely through Flint’s mom’s work in the mines, which […]
Plus, the Superior Octopus is back in action and Shatterstar is a landlord!
Lucien, Dora, and the Pumpkinhead are back, baby!
Tom Hardy’s sweaty, unhinged performance as Eddie Brock can’t quite save this movie.
What is it like to be of the most despised nationality in modern history? I’m not talking about being an American, though it’s not outrageous to think our history of slavery and treatment of Native Americans would qualify us for that dubious honor. It’s Germany that is so reviled in history, maybe deservedly, maybe not, […]
A solid, almost great action sci-fi comics with incredible colours!
Since moving back to the Midlands last August, I’ve been working part-time at my local comics shop. They just moved to a new location, and I’m using my bookselling, librarian, and organizational skills to help get their backstock in order, and to sell more comics! In the process of filing multiple variant covers of the […]
2015’s commercial and critical surprise, Life Is Strange, captivated an audience and built a fanbase on its story-driven mix of the supernatural and relatable down to earth relationships. Original developer, Don’t Nod is out to tell a brand new story using fresh characters that expand upon the world in Life Is Strange 2. LIFE IS STRANGE […]
The title of Robert Sergel’s Bald Knobber isn’t just a silly word juxtaposition but actually refers to a historical group of vigilantes from the late 19th Century that operated in the Missouri Ozarks. In the context of this diminutive book — diminutive only in page count and size, though, not concept or execution — it refers […]