Comic Reviews

Comic Books, graphics novels and general comic book culture with a focus on Horror

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 … 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 … Continue reading

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‘DEAD MOON’ Comic: Joins Horror Vets Jason Craig, Tom Towles and Gia Nova

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ANGRY ART PRESS Announces ‘DEAD MOON’ Comic: Project Joins Together Horror Vets Jason Craig, Tom Towles, Gia Nova and More 

WARWICK, R.I., Aug. 27 /Angry Art Press/ — This week Angry Art Press released the first promotional art for “Dead Moon,” the premiere comic in a planned horror mini-series created/written by R.A. Dowaliby Jr., with co-writing credits from Jason Craig (Freddy vs. Jason vs. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Satans 3 Ring Circus TPB – Author Robert Steven Rhine

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Written by Robert Steven Rhine
Artwork by WILLIAM STOUT, TIM VIGIL, JOHN CASSADAY, HILARY BARTA, JIM SMITH, FRANK FORTE, TONE RODRIGUEZ, FRANK DIETZ, VINCENT WALLER, ERIC PIGORS, STEVEN MANNION, SHANNON WHEELER, TOMMY CASTILLO, BRYAN BAUGH, JOHN HOWARD, DAVID HARTMAN, MIKE SOSNOWSKI, ALEX PARDEE, DAVID PALEO, JOHN WATKINS CHOW, STEPH DUMAIS, JEFF GAITHER, JAMES HELKOWSKI, CLAY HENSS, MATT HOWARTH and more.
Cover by Frank Forte.
Published by Asylum Press

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Book Review: Gene Simmons House of Horrors TPB

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written by “various”
Art by “various”
Published by IDW Publishing

Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 192 pages
Price: $27.99

A wonderful collection of haunting, macabre and eerie tales brought to you from the demon himself, Gene Simmons. Straight off the IDW production line we have the graphic novel “Gene Simmons – House of Horrors”. This packed edition contains all the contents of the series by the same … Continue reading

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Book Review: Driver for the Dead – Issue 1

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Radical Publishing always put a smile on my face as they constantly introduce new and exciting titles. The latest which I’m looking over is 1 of 3 on a new series titled ” Driver for the Dead”. Now to quickly describe what Driver for the dead is too take bits of “Constantine”, “Supernatural TV series” and Transporter and role them into a tale about a man who deals with life’s dirty work. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rising – premiere issue

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The Rising premier issue. This new series is kept short and sweet at least on it’s debut issue. Right off the bat, readers will be blown away by the top notch artistry in this one.

The issue is light on text so much will have to be understood thru visuals. It appears that the military are at war wit the DRACS but back at home, there is a peace treaty being negotiated. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hotwire – Deepcut – Issue 1

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Looks like Alice Hotwire is back!  After living a recluse for 6 months and recovering from her spout with the “blues”, she is needed back on the force to deal with these ramped ghosts and specters. It also seems she has been keeping company with an old boyfriend  “blue” who really is against all she stands for.

Being super smart has been somewhat of a curse for Alice … Continue reading

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Book Review: Arkham Asylum – Author Grant Morrison

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Since his creation, the Batman has undergone a variety of radical reassessments. From the camp parody version of the sixties, to the dark vigilante of the seventies, to the big-budgeted merchandising exercises of the nineties, finally to arrive in this new century with a film adaptation that seems to please both Batman fans and mainstream audiences alike. But the character was taken to new extremes by innovative Scottish writer Grant Morrison with the 1989 release … Continue reading

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