Book Review: Batgirl volume 1: The Darkest Reflection

by Gail Simone, Ardian Syaf, and Vincente Cifuentes DC, 2012 ISBN: 978-1-4012-3465-1 DC’s Batgirl reboot is only a partial one. We pick up sometime after The Killing Joke, where the Joker brutalized Barbara Gordon and broke Barbara’s back. Babs is recovered, thanks to tons of physical therapy and a spinal implant. But she’s still a […]

Book Review: Black Canary and Zantanna: Bloodspell by Paul Dini and Joe Quinones

DC Comics, 2014 ISBN: 978-1-4012-1054-0 A year ago Black Canary helped bust an all-feme cat burglar gang targeting a casino. Now the members of that gang are mysteriously dying–no, committing suicide. Is it really guilt driving them, or something else? Canary enlists the help of sorceress supreme Zantanna, but in the process risks giving a […]

Book Review: Injection, Volume 1 by Warren Ellis, art by Declan Shalvey

Injection, Volume 1 by Warren Ellis, art by Declan Shalvey Image Comics, 2015 ISBN: 9781632154798 Available:  Paperback, Kindle edition, and comiXology ebook Injection centers around five eccentric geniuses dealing with the paranormal, and the consequences they must face after inflicting The Injection on the planet. Years earlier, Maria Kilbride founded the Cross Culture-Contamination Unit (CCCU), funded through […]

Book Review: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound and Other Stories, adaptation and art by Gou Tanabe, translated by Zach Davisson

H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound and Other Stories, adaptation and art by Gou Tanabe, translated by Zach Davisson Dark Horse, 2017 ISBN: 9781506703121 Available: print Gou Tanabe, known in Japan for using manga to adapt literary works, has adapted three tales of the macabre in H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound and Other Stories. This volume includes “The Temple,” “The […]

Book Review: Buffy: The High School Years: Parental Parasite by Kel McDonald, art by Yishan Li

Buffy: The High School Years: Parental Parasite by Kel McDonald, art by Yishan Li Dark Horse Comics, 2017 ISBN: 9781506703046 Available: print, Kindle, and comiXology ebook Into every generation, a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. So begins the story of Buffy, Angel, Giles, Willow, and Xander chasing down a […]

TV Review: iZombie season 1

Liv Moore (*rimshot*) was an overachiever headed straight for a prestigious career as a heart surgeon and a wonderful life as the wife of perfect, sweet heart throb Major Lilywhite. (Yup, enjoy the puns, folks.) And then, after being encouraged to loosen up, Liv attends a party that ends in a zombie mini-pocalypse. Liv is […]

Interview with David Gallaher, Author of High Moon

Reviewer Lizzy Walker had the opportunity to interview David Gallaher, author of  the werewolf Western graphic novel series High Moon, just in time for the full moon… Look for our review of volume 1 of High Moon, coming soon! You’ll definitely want to check it out after you read what David has to say!   LW: I’m familiar with […]

Book Review: High Moon, Volume 1: Bullet Holes and Bite Marks by David Gallaher, art by Steve Ellis

High Moon Volume 1: Bullet Holes and Bite Marks by David Gallaher, art by Steve Ellis Super Genius, 2017 ISBN: 9781629918419 Available: print High Moon, the horror adventure webcomic from Zudacomics.com, full of werewolves, hoodoo, and supernatural mystery, is now in graphic novel form. In the first chapter, set in the Old West, bounty hunter Matthew Macgregor […]

Book Review: Calexit #1 by Matteo Pizzolo, art by Amancay Nahuelpan

Calexit #1 by Matteo Pizzolo, art by Amancay Nahuelpan Black Mask Studios, 2017 ASIN: B07146NKY6 Available: Kindle ebook and comiXology   Calexit #1, a new comic series from indie publishing house Black Mask Studios, presents a frightening world not far off from the current political climate. A fascist, autocratic president takes control of the United States, […]