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The Art of Marc Silvestri

For a long time in the world of comic books, DC Comics and Marvel reigned supreme with little competition other than with each other to challenge their rule. While the two companies undisputedly remain titans of the industry, the world of comics has grown and

Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review

Thor: Ragnarok Year 2017 Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins Directed by Taika Waititi Tagline Let the games begin. Synopsis The goddess of death, Hela, plots to rule Asgard as the mighty

31 Days of Dreatober(2017): The New Mutants

Day 18 Does your nerdy, horror-loving heart swoon at the thought of a horror movie set in the superhero genre? Well have no fear, The New Mutants trailer is here! After the disappointing returns of 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, 20th Century Fox has been looking for ways

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): The Sordid History of Vampirella

Day 15 From the minute you laid eyes on her, you could tell she was trouble.  Frank Frazetta’s cover to Vampirella #1 has her posed with one hand on her fleshy hip and one finger in her mouth.  She’s wearing black boots and her iconic

Trade Table #3 X-men: God Loves, Man Kills(Graphic Novel)

This X-men Graphic Novel (GN) is from 1982, way back in the glory days of Marvel.  The Graphic Novel was a new format that Marvel was trying out, and like everything else Marvel touched with X-men mutant pixie dust, it turned to gold. Chris Claremont’s

Trade Table #2 Harbinger: Children of the Eighth Day TPB

The second Trade Paperback (TPB) I would like to recommend is from Valiant Comics. Valiant was founded in 1989 by Jim Shooter and Steven Massarsky amid controversy and critical acclaim.  Despite the controversies, Jim Shooter continues to be an exceptional writer that continues to demonstrate

Adam West: The Quintessential Batman

When I first found out about Adam West’s death, I couldn’t help but be sad. Childhood idols grow old and pass away.  With their passing, a sense of our own innocence shrivels and is lost, forcing us to confront our own mortality once again. As

Trade Table #1 Batman and Dracula: Red Rain TPB

As a former owner of a comic shop, I feel fortunate to own numerous comics (numbering in the thousands), cards (numbering in the tens of thousands), memorabilia, toys, clothing, books, graphic novels, magazines, and trade paperbacks (numbering in the hundreds). One of the features I