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REVIEW: Hen Kai Pan by Eldo Yoshimizu

Hen Kai Pan (which translates to “One and All”) by Eldo Yoshimizu is a surreal, abstract experience that concerns itself largely with the philosophical nature of man’s existence and the question, “does man deserve...

REVIEW: Rush #3 by Simon Spurrier

The tension gets seriously cranked up in The Rush #3 from Simon Spurrier and team. Things are going all kinds of crazy in the boomtown of Brokehoof for the intrepid Nettie as the search...

REVIEW: Blade Runner 2019: Vol. 1 Los Angeles

Blade Runner 2019 Vol. 1 Los Angeles is the first volume of the successful award-winning series by Titan Publishing. It is by Michael Green, Mike Johnson, and illustrated by Andres Guinaldo. As a long-time...

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REVIEW: Slaughterhouse-Five, or the Children’s Crusade by Ryan North (adaptor), Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Albert Monteys (Illustrations)

Kurt Vonnegut is one of the American masters. Wry, tragicomic, simple yet constantly evocative. There are reasons for his enduring popularity, and reasons to be worried when posthumous adaptations such as Slaughterhouse Five are announced....

REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 1 by Mike Mignola

In the beginning (IE, 1994), there was Hellboy. And even before publication, some of the first sketches by his creator Mike Mignola had him as part of a team. Then, the first storyline –...

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #2

Vampire: The Masquerade the comic is a new series by Tim Seeley and published by Vault comics that is set in the World of Darkness setting. The World of Darkness is the setting for...

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #1

Vampire: The Masquerade is one of the seminal tabletop RPGs, ranking up there with Dungeons and Dragons or Call of Cthulhu for cultural influence among geeks. It created the Gothic Punk setting known as the...

REVIEW: Blacksad by Juan Díaz Canales & Juanjo Guarnido

Blacksad by Juan Diaz Canales might be one of the most perfect noir graphic novels I have ever read. It is a blend of noir and the 1940s and 1950s aesthetic with the “Sam...

REVIEW: 100 Months: The End of All Things by John Hicklenton

100 Months: The End of All Things is John Hinkleton’s final brutalist farewell to the world, and it is by far the hardest book I have ever had to review. I have spent the...