Category Archives: Comics

A Brief History of Steve Ditko’s Contribution to Comics

By | July 9, 2018

 Legendary comic book artist Steve Ditko passed away at the end of June at the age of 90, after a prolific and influential career. He is best known for co-creating Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with Stan Lee, but Ditko’s contributions to the comic book field go way beyond that as he started out in the early 50’s and… Read More »

New in Comics: John Carpenter Tales of Sci Fi – The Standoff

By | June 25, 2018

 New in comics this week from John Carpenter Tales of Sci Fi: The Standoff #1 (of 5) By: David Schow, Andres Esparza, Tim Bradstreet Tattersall Prison. Max lock. The baddest of the bad. Until something from the night sky crashes into the complex, trapping cons and guards on the inside, cops on the outside, and the escapees… Read More »

New in Comics: Proxima Centauri #1

By | June 11, 2018

 New in comics this week from Proxima Centauri #1 (of 6) By: Farel Dalrymple Publisher: Image Comics ‘PROXIMA CENTAURI,’ Part One-4.243 light-years from Earth, the teenage wizard adventurer Sherwood Breadcoat is stuck in the confounding spectral zone on the manufactured dimensional sphere, Proxima Centauri, looking for escape and a way back to his brother while dealing with… Read More »

The Infinity Gauntlet on Sale from Amazon in Kindle Edition

By | May 29, 2018

 The Infinity Gauntlet started the story that inspired Avengers: Infinity War and the kindle version is currently on sale.  This discounted price is only for a short time, so be sure get yours today! The Infinity Gauntlet Description: Collects Infinity Gauntlet (1991) #1-6. The Mad Titan Thanos has seized control of Infinity Gauntlet and with it near-omnipotent power!… Read More »

New in Comics: Black Lightning Hong Kong Phooey Special, Judge Dredd Under Siege, and More

By | May 28, 2018

 New in comics this week from Black Lightning Hong Kong Phooey Special #1 By: Bryan Hill, Denys Cowan Publisher: DC Comics Description: Back from Viet Nam, kung fu master Hong Kong Phooey has set up his own detective agency in the inner city. Meanwhile, Jefferson Pierce (a.k.a. Black Lightning) has uncovered a plot by three assassins to… Read More »

Kickstarter: Illegal Alien (Indie Comic)

By | May 21, 2018

 Overview: Illegal Alien is a new, twelve-issue miniseries created and written by Paul Axel and illustrated by Megan Fitts. Currently, five scripts are completed, and art for issue one is currently in production. This Kickstarter campaign is to raise the funds to produce and publish the first issue, both digitally and in print. Illegal Alien is a hard science fiction miniseries… Read More »

Get Ready for the New Bill & Ted Movie with Their Most Excellent Comic Book Adventures!

By | May 9, 2018

 Yesterday, the righteous news broke that Bill & Ted Face the Music, the third movie in the franchise, is in the works. So what better way to prepare for that than to re-watch the first two movies and also to revisit their most excellent comic book adventures? Description: Spend some time with your old friends Bill and Ted in… Read More »

Aftershock SHOCK Anthology

By | April 9, 2018

 AfterShock Comics continues to push boundaries by presenting its very first anthology collection featuring a slew of today’s top writers and artists. Presented in the European Album format (same as the recent Animosity: the Rise hardcover for LCSD), this handsome hardcover features the creative talents of Neil Gaiman, Michael Zulli, Charles Vess, Michael Gaydos, Andy Clarke, Andrew Robinson,… Read More »

The Realm: Trade Paperback Vol 1

By | March 28, 2018

 Fifteen years ago, our world was overrun by creatures of myth; orcs, dragons, and other nameless horrors threw the entire planet into total chaos. Today, the shattered remnants of civilization must fight just to survive in a deadly new era of violence and mayhem. While a powerful sorcerer marshals his forces, a group of warriors embark on a… Read More »

Marvel Masterworks Kindle Editions 99 Cent Sale at!

By | March 14, 2018

 A fair number of the Marvel Masterworks collections are on sale in Kindle format at for 99 cents.  We don’t know how long this sale will last, so we recommend grabbing them while you can.  Here are a few of the highlights we have seen so far: Golden Age Marvel Comics Masterworks Vol. 1: Marvel Mystery Comics… Read More »