Tag: comics

Girl Genius Webcomic

I must have been living under a rock to explain how I missed such an amazing story for so long.  Girl Genius is a long-running web comic featuring the plucky hero Agatha Clay, a student at the somewhat sinister Transylvania Polygnostic University. The Girl…

The Middleman

I enjoyed Javier Grillo-Marxuach’s short-lived TV show The Middleman but never got around to reading the graphic novels they were based on. Recently I rectified that oversight and I couldn’t have been more delighted. The Middleman centers around a main character of the same…

I Hate Fairyland Review

I Hate Fairyland is a new comic book by Scottie Young that launched in October from Image Comics. Fairyland features an off-beat heroine and an art style that’s equal parts creepy and cute. It feels a little bit like if Angelica from the Rugrats…

Star Wars: Shattered Empire Spoiler Free Review

Launched as part of the “Journey To The Force Awakens” multimedia campaign, Shattered Empire begins in the final moments of Return of the Jedi and takes off from there. A fast-paced space battle kicks the story off before the familiar post-Death Star celebration begins….

Deadpool Is The (Anti)Hero We’ve Been Waiting For

The red band Deadpool trailer was released this week to a cacophonous explosion of fan love. It’s every bit as foul-mouthed and fun as long-time fans could have hoped for, and more than makes up for the limp noodle of disappointment that was Wolverine‘s…

George Lucas Sells Lucasfilm to Disney for 4 Billion

George Lucas sold off the Star Wars universe to Disney to the tune of 4 billion dollars. If that announcement isn’t shocking enough, Disney has already set a very approximate date for the next Star Wars film: 2015. (Also, I vote Nathan Fillion for…

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