Review: Super Sikh and the Atma Defenders #0

Super Sikh and the Atma Defenders, created by Jai Nitz with the artistic team of Jethro Morales and Marie Enger, offers something familiar but unique. The Story Imagine a story that works between the state of reality and deep reality. Raj the protagonist, is your average, everyday American Sikh. He sports a Chicago Cubs baseball cap and lives at home with his family. But when he’s not living this ordinary, average life, he’s doing battle on a deeper plane of existence with the death embodiment of Kaal who is supported by Kaam (Lust), Krobh (Anger), Lobh (Greed), Moh (Attachment), and … Continue reading

Comic Review: Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #1

Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #1 (Mini Series) Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Juan Jose Rip, Jordie Bellaire Publisher: Valiant Comics The Skinny: Probably the most controversial Valiant Comic of this era.  This is the comic that either you hate because is not in your collection, or you love because you are one of the lucky few that have it, and enjoy every minute reading it. By lucky few, rumors say that the print run of this comics is a little over 3,200 copies only the publisher know.  Valiant took a risk on this promotional comic book, many … Continue reading

Comic Review – Ballistic, Volume 1 from Black Mask Studios

Ballistic – Vol 1 A $14.99 Trade Paperback, Written by Adam Egypt Mortimer Art by Darick Robertson From Black Mask Studios Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson’s Ballistic from Black Mask Studios is now out, collecting the 5-issue mini-series as a fully realized trade. The Premise Ballistic focuses on an HVAC repairman whose heroes are classic gangsters and an organic living weapon, respectively known as Butch and Gun. Knowledgeable but lacking street smarts, Butch envisions himself and Gun as partners ready to plunge into the big time underworld of Repo City State, a place that has been genetically engineered into … Continue reading

Comic Review – Rai #8 from Valiant Comics

  Rai #8 A $3.99 Comic, 32 pgs, Rated T+ Written by Matt Kindt Art by Clayton Crain Cover Artists: Clayton Crain, David Mack, Bart Sears The Skinny: The war is coming!  Rai is going against his father in an all or nothing effort to stop his tyranny. The Take: Continuing the adventures of Rai, Matt Kindt tell the story of what could be Valiant best title as of today.  The story is simple and to the point, more than in previous issues. The cover say it all: The Fall or Rai! Silk is narrating the story, re-telling us the … Continue reading

Comic Review – Imperium #3 from Valiant Comics

  Imperium #3 From Valiant Comics, builds on the complex narrative of Toyo Harada. A $3.99 Comic, 32 pgs, Rated T+ written by Joshua Dysart Art by Doug Braithwaite colorist Brian Reber Cover A by Raul Allen Cover B by Doug Braithwaite Variant Cover by Cary Nord Character Design Variant by Doug Braithwaite Be warned that there may be minor spoilers if you haven’t read the current issue of Imperium. The Writing Dysart has been crafting Harada into one of the most interesting and intricate characters in the Valiant Universe but not by crafting a narrative that is up close … Continue reading