Hidden Gems - Rai (2014)

Hidden Gems – Rai (2014)

Valiant's recent reimagining of their first original character deftly combines classic sci-fi elements and samurai overtones with a gripping mystery story . ... [more]
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Op/Ed - "Moon Knight is a Divisive Masterpiece

Op/Ed – “Moon Knight is a Divisive Masterpiece

Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey are wrapping up one of the most interesting runs on a comic I’ve read in years, and it’s a real ... [more]
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Wrestling School: Samoa Joe Vs. Kenta Kobashi

Wrestling School: Samoa Joe Vs. Kenta Kobashi

For one night in 2005, fans didn't care about workrate or storylines. They wanted to be transported back to a time when men fought to ... [more]
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Rereading Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern’ Part 4: The Sinestro Corps War

Rereading Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern’ Part 4: The Sinestro Corps War

The Sinestro Corps War is a prime example of event comics done right. In this edition of the Green Lantern Reread we look at five ... [more]
Jul 21, 2014 | 1 comment | View Post
Sweet Suite 2014

Sweet Suite 2014

Sweet Suite is an event where bloggers, press, and toy industry professionals gather together to drink, socialize and play with the latest toys and video games to hit the market.

Review: 'Super! Volume 1'

Review: ‘Super! Volume 1′

A book that was not seen as the best in the world during the #CS100 has a chance at a second impression. Have things improved or is all hope lost for this book ever being any good? You can find out right here!

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Listening To Fear" / "Into The Woods")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Listening To Fear” / “Into The Woods”)

Joyce Summers learns the truth about Dawn, and Riley and Buffy’s relationship reaches a major crossroads in these two key Season Five installments.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SDCC 2014 Exclusives

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SDCC 2014 Exclusives

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SDCC 2014 Exclusive: For this year’s “Running of the Exclusives” at SDCC there are many goodies that fans will be pushing young children out of the way for. Here is my Top 6.

Op/Ed: The Best and Worst of Recent DC News

Op/Ed: The Best and Worst of Recent DC News

DC has had a couple of big announcements over the past could of weeks. Kelly Harrass breaks down the best and the worst of DC’s news including the new creative teams of Wonder Woman and Batgirl.

Make It So! Valiant and Valiant, the Comic Book

Make It So! Valiant and Valiant, the Comic Book

While a film prequel of WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? is quite unlikely, a comic series detailing the past adventures of Eddie Valiant and his brother solving crimes in Toon Town would be a worthy substitute.

Rereading Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern’ Part 3: Prelude to War

Rereading Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern’ Part 3: Prelude to War

The Green Lantern Reread keeps on rolling as Kelly Harrass looks at the adventures leading up to the epic Sinestro Corps War. I hope you’re ready for some Cyborg Superman, lost Lanterns, and Star Sapphires.

Hidden Gems - Nailbiter

Hidden Gems – Nailbiter

Image has another potential hit on its hands in this unorthodox horror comic about a town that spawned over a dozen serial killers.

Review: 'The Bargain vol 1: Hellhounds On My Trail'

Review: ‘The Bargain vol 1: Hellhounds On My Trail’

The Bargain is one of many Kickstarter success stories – a humble book that wound up beating the snot out of its goal. After reading the end result, Panels on Pages can say it earned every bit of its funding and then some. Come take a look at how well the final product turned out.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Fool For Love" / "Shadow")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Fool For Love” / “Shadow”)

Spike’s origin is finally revealed and an unseen menace plagues Buffy’s mom as Season Five continues to enthrall.

Wrestling School: The First Appearance of Kishin Liger

Wrestling School: The First Appearance of Kishin Liger

Japanese wrestling legend, Jushin Liger, has a little known alter ego named Kishin Liger. What made Liger take a more violent road in a match with the Great Muta? Find out in the first installment of Wrestling School.

Outside The Longbox - GRAND PIANO

Outside The Longbox – GRAND PIANO

This tense Hitchcockian thriller starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack is an entertaining throwback to a bygone era in cinema and is one of the best films of 2014 so far.

Rereading Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern’ Part 2: The Comeback

Rereading Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern’ Part 2: The Comeback

What happens when Green Lantern fights the Manhunters, a super evolved shark, the Black Hand, Gremlins, Mongul, and Mongul’s sister? You get the first nine issues of Geoff Johns run on the ongoing series.

Figure 8 - The Zeo Zords

Figure 8 – The Zeo Zords

Four years in, the Power Rangers got their first name change and some awesome new costumes. Kids got some sweet new toys. It was a good time.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("No Place Like Home" / "Family")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“No Place Like Home” / “Family”)

The truth behind the mysteries surrounding both Dawn and Tara are finally revealed, as is the main villain of Season Five. Plus, a future multiple Oscar nominee pops by for a guest appearance.

A Special Independence Day Message from Captain America

A Special Independence Day Message from Captain America

Be safe tonight, folks. It’s all fun and games until someone loses a finger.

Better Late Than Never - LOCKE & KEY, Volume 1: Welcome To Lovecraft

Better Late Than Never – LOCKE & KEY, Volume 1: Welcome To Lovecraft

Bestselling novelist Joe Hill conquers another literary medium with the first volume of his universally acclaimed IDW series .

Hidden Gems: Nevada

Hidden Gems: Nevada

A showgirl and her ostrich are the stars of this overlooked Steve Gerber classic.

Rereading Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern’ Part 1: Rebirth

Rereading Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern’ Part 1: Rebirth

Kelly Harrass is rereading Geoff Johns’ Green Lantern run and he’s giving you his thoughts on all of it, starting with the six issues that kicked off the run; Green Lantern: Rebirth.

Old-School Comic Review - Incredible Hulk #271

Old-School Comic Review – Incredible Hulk #271

Before he became everyone’s favorite Guardian of the Galaxy, Rocket Raccoon was first seen having a bizarre adventure in space with the Hulk in his 1982 comics debut.

Review: 'TenState'

Review: ‘TenState’

What looked to be an excellent concept and story falters under closer examination. Or: How a ComiXology favorite could have been great.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Replacement" / "Out Of My Mind")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Replacement” / “Out Of My Mind”)

Xander and Riley both experience distinct and unusual identity crises and Spike uncovers some deep dark truths about his feelings toward the Slayer.

Review: ‘Superman’ #32

Review: ‘Superman’ #32

This is the start of a new run on Superman by the all star team of Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr. How is the first issue of JRJR’s work for DC? Clink the link and find out!

Outside The Longbox - Helix

Outside The Longbox – Helix

Helix is intense. It’s kind of insane. It’s a great take on “apocalypse virus” stories. It’s executive produced by Ronald D Moore. Take a gander at why you should check this show out on DVD and Blu-Ray next week.

Language Learning With Comics - Comic Strips!

Language Learning With Comics – Comic Strips!

In part 2 of Language Learning With Comics, we’re going to forego comic books for something a little easier — comic strips! Find out how to find and translate your favorite comic strips.

Figure 8 - Botcon 2014

Figure 8 – Botcon 2014

It’s the biggest Transformers convention in the country and it always makes our wallets cry. Let’s take a look at some standouts from this year’s Botcon.