Book Reviews · Graphic Novels

Crowded Vol. 1 Soft Apocalypse

Author: Christopher Sebela Artists: Ro Stein  (Artist),Ted Brandt (Artist), Triona Farrell (Color Artist), Cardinal Rae (Letters) Summary: Ten minutes in the future, the world runs on an economy of job shares and apps, while crowdfunding has evolved into Reaper: a platform for assassination that's trickled down from politicians, celebrities and CEOs to everyday life and all its petty resentments.… Continue reading Crowded Vol. 1 Soft Apocalypse

Book Reviews · Graphic Novels

Sweet Tooth Vol. one Out of the Woods

Author/Artist: Jeff Lemire Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Summary: With the death of his father, he's left to fend for himself . . . until he meets a hulking drifter named Jepperd, who promises to help him. Jepperd and Gus set out on a post-apocalyptic journey into the devastated American landscape to find 'The Preserve,' a refuge for… Continue reading Sweet Tooth Vol. one Out of the Woods

Book Reviews · Graphic Novels

The Adventure Zone Vol one. Here There be Gerblins

Based on the podcast by Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy, Adaptation by Clint McElroy & Carcy Pietsch Artist: Carcy Pietsch Genre: Fantasy, Humor Review: A bunch of newbies get together and play Dungeon and Dragons. The Dungeon master keep interrupting them with sarcastic advise like: I fill a dungeon with creatures and… Continue reading The Adventure Zone Vol one. Here There be Gerblins

Movie Reviews

Tintin: Movie review

Genre: Action, adventure Rated: PG Director: Steven SpielbergYear of Release: 2011 Summary: Having bought a model ship, the Unicorn, for a pound off a market stall Tintin (Jamie Bell) is initially puzzled that the sinister Mr. Sakharine (Daniel Craig) should be so eager to buy it from him, resorting to murder and kidnapping Tintin - accompanied by… Continue reading Tintin: Movie review

Book Reviews · Graphic Novels

Birth Right Vol one: Homecoming

Author: Joshua Williamson, Artistes: Andrei Bressan & Adriano Lucas  Genre: Fantasy, Action Age: Adult Summary: For the Rhodes family, losing their son was the most devastating thing that could have occurred...but it couldn't prepare them for what happened when he returned. Review: Okay...I thought I review book. I love the blend of the real world and… Continue reading Birth Right Vol one: Homecoming

Movie Reviews

Inception: Movie review

Genre: Sci-fic, action Rated: PG-13 Year of Release: 2010 Director: Christopher NolanSummary: Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him… Continue reading Inception: Movie review

Book Reviews · Graphic Novels

The Deep: Here Be Dragons

Author: Tom Taylor Artist: James Brouwer Summary:  After an earthquake, a sea monster begins haunting the ocean. The daring aquanauts, the Nekton family is on the hunt to investigate. Meanwhile an island is completely not hit by a tsunami. Danger, secrets, peril, ancient messages, and shocking revelations well all be revealed.  Review: The art style is… Continue reading The Deep: Here Be Dragons

Book Reviews · Graphic Novels

Usagi Yojimbo: Yokai

Author/artist: Stan Sakai Genre: Fantasy Summary: Usagi has been lead into the forest. He has to find his way out while fighting yokai. Review: This graphic novel seen to be more of an introduction to the characters and world than an over arching story to a series. Looking into this series it appears to be… Continue reading Usagi Yojimbo: Yokai