SOLO #2

Written by Gerry Duggan and Geoffrey Thorne Drawn by Paco Diaz Published by Marvel Comics PREVIOUSLY: SOLO #1 Solo prepares for his new mission for S.H.I.E.L.D. Out in some desert there’s a biker gang calling themselves The Zoo Family, who have gotten a hold of a large batch of various high-tech extraterrestrial weapons, which they…

MOSAIC #2

Written by Geoffrey Thorne Drawn by Khary Randolph Published by Marvel Comics PREVIOUSLY: MOSAIC #1 Picking up not too long after the previous one left off. Morris is still in the body of Beto, the Latino thug who tried to rip off some Russians gangster last issue, only to get to bullets in the back…

HALLOWEEN MAN #14

Written by Drew Edwards Drawn by John Sowder Edited by Russell Hillman Published by Sugar Skull Media PREVIOUSLY: HALLOWEEN MAN #13 Just a week after the previous issue, we get a new one! That’s the good news. The bad news is that the main story does not continue from last issue’s opening story, WELCOME TO…

SOLO #1

Written by Gerry Duggan and Geoffrey Thorne Drawn by Paco Diaz Published by Marvel Comics With all of the pre-publicity for the new series MOSAIC, this little series, which is co-written by Geoff Thorne, and is debuting the same day as that series, has been a bit overlooked. I’ll confess that I had never heard…

MOSAIC #1

Written by Geoffrey Thorne Drawn by Khary Randolph Published by Marvel Comics PREVIOUSLY: MOSAIC prelude Alright, so here we are with the first issue of this new ongoing series. We’re introduced to Morris Sackett, pro-basketball player for the New York Stride, in the midst of a championship game where he makes the winning shot. We…

HALLOWEEN MAN #13

Written by Drew Edwards Edited by Russell Hillman Published by Sugar Skull Media PREVIOUSLY: HALLOWEEN MAN #12 It’s been a long wait since the last issue (and a longer than planned wait since this issue came out a week and a half ago for me to be reviewing it, sorry Drew), but fans of our…

MOSAIC prelude

Written by Geoffrey Thorne Drawn by Khary Randolph Published by Marvel Comics In a few months Marvel will be debuting an ongoing title of a new Black superhero. Mosaic is created by Geoffrey Thorne and Khary Randolph, and the idea is that he’s a new Inhuman. For those of you new to the Marvel Universe,…

POTENTIAL VEEPS

Save So, over the weekend, Donald Trump picked his running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, who is extremely right-wing. I must say that I’m only slightly surprised. First, I knew that Trump was going to pick an established politician. Despite the caricature of Donald Trump, one thing he is not is stupid. So although his…

BOOK SNOBS part 2

PREVIOUSLY: BOOK SNOBS Please read the link, if you haven’t before, as it says all I really have to say on this topic of Book Snobs, which is what I call people who are serious readers and/or writers, that take a particular delight in mocking certain books and those who read them. Personally, I hate…

PROMPOSALS

Warning: Potential Grumpy Old Man Rant So a couple of weeks ago some teenage guy posted a question on the dating advice forum on Reddit. Honestly, I usually just avoid even answering questions from teenagers, sometimes it’s hard for me not to sound like a condescending adult (which I am), because they’ll act like everything…

Startup #1.2

Written by Darin Henry Drawn by Craig Rousseau Published by Sitcomics PREVIOUSLY: STARTUP #1.1 Picking up later that same night from the events of the first issue, Renee makes it back home and wakes up her son Malcolm, to tell him all about her transformation and new superpowers. Through concentration, Renee is able to transform…

Superman: American Alien #6

Written by Max Landis Drawn by Jonathan Case Published by DC Comics PREVIOUSLY: SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN #5 Max Landis continues his rewrite of Superman’s origin. It’s a year since the previous issue, with Clark firmly established in his duel-identity of Superman, who has become quite a citywide sensation. Clark’s childhood best friend Pete Ross and…

Strange Fruit #3

Written by J.G. Jones and Mark Waid Drawn by J.G. Jones Published by Boom! Studios PREVIOUSLY: Strange Fruit #2 SIX MONTHS LATER, the third issue of this 4 issue miniseries has finally been published. I wish I could say that it was worth the wait but…well, that would be lying. Like I said last time,…