Author Archives: Dan Royer

Book Review: Blokes Tomb of Horror – Issue 2

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BLOKES TOMB OF HORROR #2 (COMIC) Writer: Eric Schock Writers: Jason Crawley, Enrico Teodorani,Francesca Paolucci,Andrea Teodorani,Maurizio Ercole Artists: Ju Gomez,Andrea Bulgarelli,Fernando Ignatius,Matteo Fioramonti,Alessio Nocerino,Manolo,Maurizio Ercole Cover Artist: Silvano Cover Colors: Maximilian T.Plissken Publisher: Virus Comix Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 52 pages Price: $4.99 “Featuring 7 tales of terror, Virus Comix is proud to present the second issue of its anthology series, bringing together a collection of art styles from around the world … Continue reading

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Book Review: Biomega – Vol 2

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BIOMEGA Vol 2 (COMIC) Writer & Artist: Tsutomu Niehi Translator: John Werry English Adaptation: Stan! Editors: Mike Montesa, Andrew McKeon Publisher: Viz Media Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 216 pages Price: $12.99 “After capturing Eon Green, DRF forces are amassing around Toa Heavy Industry headquarters and have taken Dr. Kurokawa and his daughter into custody. Zoichi must attempt a rescue–Dr. Kurokawa’s laboratory may yield critical information on Eon Green. Elsewhere, Toa Heavy Industry … Continue reading

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Book Review: Billy The Monster Hunter – Issue 1

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BILLY THE MONSTER HUNTER #1 (COMIC) Written By R. Rusef Art by Shawn Surface Published by Scare Tactix Graphix Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 24 pages Price: $3.00 Billy the Monster Hunter is a new property from Scare Tactic Graphix, most famous for Bubba the Redneck Werewolf. Billy the Monster Hunter, written by R.H. Rusef, is a charming comic that does a good job exploring childhood fantasy involving things that go bump in the … Continue reading

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Comic Review: A Very Zombie Christmas

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A VERY ZOMBIE CHRISTMAS (COMIC) Writers: Joseph Wight, Fred Perry, David Hutchinson Artists: Joseph Wight, Fred Perry, David Hutchinson Editor: Doug Dlin, Wes Hartman Cover: Lee Duhig Publisher: Antarctic Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 32 pages Price: $3.50 “Remember that classic holiday film about what the world would’ve been like if someone had never been alive? Well, this isn’t quite the same… This winter, the weather outside isn’t the only thing that’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Channel Evil – Issue 1

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CHANNEL EVIL – ISSUE#1 COMIC) Written by: Alan Grant Artist: Shane Oakley Letters: Jamie Grant Ink Assist: Suzanne O’Brien Editor: Alexander Finbow From: Beserker Comics Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 24 pages Price: $3.99 “A slick and sleazy chat show host gets more than he bargained for when he channels an ancient source of evil, unleashing terror and carnage upon the world.” I really like the idea of this book. A scum bag … Continue reading

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Book Review: Church of Hell – Issue 3

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CHURCH OF HELL – ISSUE#3 (COMIC) Writer: Alan Grant Pencils & Inks: Glen Fabry Covers: Clint Langley, Rich Buckler Letters & Colors: Ryan Brown From: Beserker Comics Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 24 pages Price: $3.99 “Dom Ragnar hoped that his troubles were almost over, that his horrific nightmare was at last coming to an end. But Satan takes a personal interest in every sinner, and his boast is that he’s never lost … Continue reading

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Book Review: Driver for the Dead – Issue 2

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Issue: Driver for the Dead #2 Created, Written: John Heffernan Pencils, Inks: Leonardo Manco Paints: Kinsun Loh, Jerry Choo Letters: Todd Klein Editor: Renae Geerlings Publisher: Radical Publishing Release Date: September 2010 Pages: 56 Price: $4.99 “After successfully retrieving the body of Mose Freeman, Alabaster Graves and Mose’s great-grandaughter Marissa Freeman are headed back to New Orleans to give the renowned witch doctor a proper burial. Unfortunately for them, the undead patchwork necromancer Uriah Fallow … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 5

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Writer: Michael Alan Nelson Artist: Marek Oleksicki Colors: Nick Filardi Letters: Ed Dukeshire Editors: Ian Brill, Matt Gagnon Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips Publisher: Boom Studios Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 24 pages Price: $3.99 “They are trapped among The Infected. They have no supplies. Most of their crew has been killed. Selena, Clint and Derrick must get to London, but will they make it? Selena knows how to survive, but that … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 4

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Writer: Michael Alan Nelson Artist: Declan Shalvey Colors: Nick Filardi Letters: Ed Dukeshire Editors: Ian Brill, Matt Gagnon Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips Publisher: Boom Studios Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 24 pages Price: $3.99 “Selena and her new comrades have faced the Infected, but how will they fare against all the firepower used to enforce the U.K. quarantine? The pulse-pounding conclusion to the first story arc ends here, and the crew … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 3

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Writer: Michael Alan Nelson Artist: Declan Shalvey Colors: Nick Filardi Letters: Ed Dukeshire Editors: Ian Brill, Matt Gagnon Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips Publisher: Boom Studios Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 24 pages Price: $3.99 “The film that changed horror forever continues here! It doesn’t matter who you are or what you did; if you are infected, Selena will give no mercy. Selena teaches the rest of her team the cold, hard … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 2

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Writer: Michael Alan Nelson Artist: Declan Shalvey Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips Publisher: Boom Studios Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 24 pages Price: $3.99 “A new ongoing series! 28 DAYS LATER comes to comics as an ongoing series, connecting the film 28 DAYS LATER to its sequel 28 WEEKS LATER! Focusing on Selena, one of the three survivors of the first film, as she embarks on an epic journey of her return … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Celebrity Zombie Killers

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Writer: Rick Copp Artist: Mikhail Drujic Colors: Jacinto Guerrero Letters: David Hedgecock Cover Artist: Sanford Greene Publisher: Ape Entertainment Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 96 pages Price: $12.95 “The clueless young celebrities that rule Hollywood have a new adversary in town—ravenous cannibal zombies!!! Can our self-absorbed, dumbass celebutants dig down deep enough to emerge as heroes or will the zombies win out?!?! Rick Copp (TV’s Teen Titans) has created a twisted, hilarious mash-up … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skullkickers – Issue 1

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Issue: Skullkickers #1 Writer: Jim Zubkavich Line Art: Edwin Huang, Chris Stevens Colors: Misty Coats Cover Artist: Chris Stevens Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: Sept. 2010 Pages: 32 Price: $2.99 “No one knows where these two warriors came from. The only thing that’s clear is that they’re two of most ornery, trouble-making $%@# that have ever lived. SKULLKICKERS is a fantasy action-comedy: Two mercenaries are entangled in a high-class assassination plot and nothing—werewolves, skeletons or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zombies Vs. Cheerleaders – Issue 1

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Issue: Zombies vs. Cheerleaders #1 Writer: Steven L. Frank Artists: Ben Glendenning, Jessica Hickman, Frankie B. Washington Colors: Anthony Hochrein Letters: Josh Aitken Cover Artists: Justin Ridge, Jessica Hickman, Jason Worthington, Andy Black, Mark Bloodworth Editor: Steven L. Frank Publisher: Moonstone Release Date: 2010 Pages: 32 Price: $3.99 “Morbid or funny, and sometimes morbidly funny, top talent bring eclectic tales of Zombies vs Cheerleaders. Based on the hit trading card series from 5FINITY Productions, read … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ginger-Stein premier edition

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Issue: Ginger-Stein: SAC Horror Con Preview Ed. Creator/Writer/Illustrator: Dennis M. Willman Publisher: Comic Book Divas Release Date: 2010 Pages: 14 Price: $8.00 “Two months after the outbreak of an ancient necromonic disease in Detroit, Michigan, the US Government is longer able to maintain control of contagion. Panic has slowly gripped the unwitting populace. The politicians are unable to decide an effective course of action. The best doctors and scientists have given their very best, only … Continue reading

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Interview: Josh Howard – Comic Artist (Dead@17, WitchQueen)

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Hey everyone. I recently had a chance to chat with Josh Howard, the creator/writer/artist for Dead@17, about the newest chapter in the series debuting in March 2010. If you have not had a chance to check out any of the Dead@17 stories I highly recommend doing so. The books have good depth and are very original. Josh’s art style is very attractive to the eye as well. I recently became a fan of this book … Continue reading

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