29 August 2014

Jaegir: Strigoi Hunts For U.S. Readers [REVIEW]

By: Clarence at 11:32 am | Start the conversation! | Email the author

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It’s curious that Rebellion publishes Jaegir: Strigoi for the U.S. market as it’s based on a pre-existing universe that American comic book readers aren’t familiar with. Jaegir spins off of Rogue Trooper, but Trooper failed to make an impression in the States. The story is about a soldier, the Nordland’s Atalia Jaegir, transitioning from warrior to monster hunter. … Continued »

28 August 2014

Eight Confessions About Enjoying Saved By the Bell & TNBC

By: Clarence at 8:29 pm | 3 responses! We'd like your thoughts, too! | Email the author

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Twenty-one years after the graduation episode, someone decided it’s a good time to revisit Bayside through Lifetime’s Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Movie. Like many impressionable kids, I was a big Saved By the Bell fan. Not only did I like SBtB, I liked shows that were like it at the time.

Since I’ve never made my feelings about SBtB public, I’ve lined up eight confessions about my fascination with Saved By the Bell, creator Peter Engel, and TNBC. … Continued »

19 August 2014

Introducing IronLantern2814 Custom Figures

By: Clarence at 11:35 pm | Start the conversation! | Email the author

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You may have enjoyed reviews written by our own Roshawn Rochester (Go ahead and read; the reviews won’t bite.). Now, Roshawn has established his custom figures business. IronLantern2814 Customs can be found on Facebook where Roshawn offers action figures “made to order.” … Continued »

17 August 2014

The Triumphs and Trouble of Trillium [REVIEW]

By: Clarence at 11:58 pm | Start the conversation! | Email the author

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Jeff Lemire delves into science fiction in Trillium, published by Vertigo. Originally, Trillium was a monthly limited series; as a complete graphic novel, I really respect Lemire’s ambition. However, the tale of two people from totally different places meeting up is only decent in execution. … Continued »

11 August 2014

A Positive Look at the Ninja Turtles Movie [REVIEW]

By: Roshawn at 9:15 pm | Start the conversation! | Email the author

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I am going to try and tackle this one from all sides. Mirage, Nickelodeon, IDW…you name it. If you are a fan of the Mirage Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) you will walk out of the movie liking the teamwork and violence in it.

If you are a Nickelodeon comic fan, then you will like Michelangelo… that’s it. If you are an IDW fan, this is as close to perfect as you can ever hope to imagine. With that in mind, I will explain the reasons why I absolutely loved this movie. … Continued »

8 August 2014

Man vs. Rock Comic Review

By: Roshawn at 1:40 pm | Start the conversation! | Email the author

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One thing I want to add before getting into my review is that this book has mature language and scenes. In no way is it for kids. This is definitely a “mature audiences” only book. With that in mind, please read on! … Continued »

5 August 2014

The Birth of Korean Cool: Euny Hong Provides South Korea-in-a-Book [REVIEW]

By: Clarence at 10:05 am | Start the conversation! | Email the author

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The Birth of Korean Cool, Euny Hong’s book about the Korean Wave or hallyu, which only appeared to take place overnight. It seems that all of a sudden we’re aware of Samsung phones and Psy galloping his way to gazillions of YouTube hits. However, Hong describes how South Korean’s influencing world culture, not just pop culture, was a few decades in the making.

In just over 250 pages, Hong documents developments in South Korean music, movies, technology, and food. Ms. Hong, a Korean-American who has also lived in France and Germany, is our tour guide through modern South Korea. She maintains a balancing act where she shares her experiences living in Seoul’s Gangnam district as a teenager and reporting South Korea’s aspirations of worldwide cultural dominance. … Continued »

4 August 2014

Smiling Rocket Raccoon Co-Creator Will Make Your Week

By: Clarence at 11:31 pm | Start the conversation! | Email the author

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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy kept the positive momentum for its Cinematic Universe making over $160MM worldwide in its first weekend. My friend, Roshawn Rochester, thinks Guardians is the “movie of the summer.” Now there’s further reason to delight in Marvel’s spectacle: Bill Mantlo “thoroughly enjoyed” the movie according to his brother. … Continued »

1 August 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy May Be “Movie of the Summer” [REVIEW]

By: Roshawn at 9:59 pm | 3 responses! We'd like your thoughts, too! | Email the author

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Guardians of the Galaxy is the wildest and most fantastic Marvel movie yet! If you are looking for an out of this world, drag you by the seat of your pants, sci-fi action comedy, look no further!

THE movie of the summer is out now and it is amazing! Even with all the fantastic jumps we’ve made in technology, this movie is teeming with the 80’s, and the amalgamation of old and new school is mind blowing. … Continued »

30 July 2014

Top 10 Moments From Penguins vs. Possums Volume 1

By: Roshawn at 8:26 pm | Start the conversation! | Email the author

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I can’t believe we’re up to the paperback collection now! This TPB by Sebastian Kadlecik, John Bring, and Lindsay Calhoon Bring is so exciting! With this momentous occasion locked down, I want to share a few of my favorite moments throughout this hilarious, violent clash between the Penguins and Possums. … Continued »