Comic Review – Quantum & Woody Must Die! #3 from Valiant Comics

Q&Wmd3-feature

Quantum And Woody Must Die! #3 (Of 4)  A $3.99 Comics, 32pgs Rated T Written by James Asmus Art by Steve Lieber Cover A by Mike Hawthorne Variant by Kano   The Skinny: Two crazy maniacs are in the center of the pages of a comic book named after them. Quantum & Woody are crazy, ignorant, lucky and sometimes funny waste for an excuse human beings.  They also have a goat as a sidekick, a pregnant goat as a sidekick… I have nothing else to say about this. My Take: Continuing this chapter in the adventures of Quantum & Woody, the reader … Continue reading

Comic Review – The Valiant #4 from Valiant Comics

VAL4FI

  THE VALIANT #4 (of 4) A $3.99 Valianr Prestige Comic Rated T+ Written by Jeff Lemire & Matt Kindt Art And Cover by Paolo Rivera Interlocking Variant Cover by Jeff Lemire & Matt Kindt ( Variant Cover by Francesco Francavilla The Good The writing There has been no doubt about the quality of this series because of the sheer talent involved. But it should be again be emphasized on how good an issue this is. Although this series had most of the major players in the shared universe involved, the focus remains on Gilad, Kay and Bloodshot against the Immortal Enemy. … Continue reading

Comic Review – Ivar, Timewalker #3 from Valiant Comics

ivar3

IVAR, TIMEWALKER #3 A $3.99 Comic, 32 pgs. Rated T+Written by Fred Van Lente Art by Clayton Henry Cover A by Raul Allen  Cover B by Brian Level  Variant Cover by Michael Walsh  Variant Cover by Ramon Villalobos    The Skinny: Ivar Anni-Padda, the Timewalker and Dr. Neela his companion, continue their time travel adventures, stepping into a world of adventure, mystery, drama and moral dilemmas. This time, Dr. Neela step into the past and encounter an old/new friend, Gilad Anni-Padda the Eternal Warrior at the same time that Neela ask why not kill Hitler if you have the chance. … Continue reading

Comic Review – Divinity #2 from Valiant Comics

Valiant-preview318

DIVINITY #2 (of 4) A $3.99 Valiant Prestige Comic, 32 pgs. Rated T+ Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Trevor Hairsine Cover A by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic Cover B by Tom Muller Variant Cover by Rafa Sandoval Variant Cover by Diego Bernard Variant Cover by Lewis Larosa  The Good The writing Divinity continues to play with nonlinear story telling narrative structure as the first book. But this second issue is a bit more comprehensible as this has a different narrator who is a little more grounded and thus provides more contexts to what is happening. Plus familiar faces from the larger Valiant universe … Continue reading

Arrow and Flash Sizzle in Back Half Trailers

ArrowFlash

The DC TV universe has rocked hard this year, with both Arrow and The Flash bringing both the noise and the funk hard, and neither shows any sign of slowing down as they head into the second half of their 2014-15 seasons. Wanna peak?  Here ya go Arrow Arrow always seems to be running from his past, and now it looks like it may finally have caught up with him.  Is his only escape in the arms of his greatest foe?  Who will Oliver Queen be, if he’s not the hero? The Flash Grodd, the Trickster,  the Atom, and some … Continue reading

Sherlock Special Set in 19th Century

The Adventure Of The Blue Carbuncle

So it’s been over a year since we last saw the good fellows of 221B Baker Street, Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman) together, in The Last Vow.  Fans have waited patiently to return to the story of Holmes, his best friend, and his best friend’s wife  (played by Freeman’s longtime partner, Amanda Abbington) but series 4 is still a ways off.  But there will be a Sherlock holiday special this year to look forward to. But if you were expecting things to pick up where they left off, you will be a bit disappointed.   It seems … Continue reading

Community’s Best Tags

Community-Tags

Dan Harmon’s sit-com Community makes it’s debut on Yahoo Screen on Tuesday 3/17, but it ran for 5 seasons on NBC as part of it’s Thursday night line up.   Almost every episode would end with credit tag.  Sometimes they would tie into the episode, other times they were just inspired insanity. They were practically mini episodes that delivered more laughs than full episodes of other so called sit-coms.  They also tended to feature the bromance between Troy Barnes (Donald Glover) and Abed Nadir (Danny Pudi) In honor of the show’s sixth season premiere, we look back at our favorite tags. … Continue reading

DC’s Heavy Hitters All Sporting New Looks Post Convergence

JLA-new-look

DC’s Spring event Convergence is all about looking back, but when DC returns to Earth 0 this June (still not used to that, btw) several of the comic book company’s big guns will be sporting new duds, some are just tweaks, others well… Drastic comes to mind. Superman seems to have reverted, back to his too cool for school t-shirt and jeans, and Wonder Woman has gone for the full cover.  Batman,  well,  whoever it is wearing the combat suit is a pretty wild choice, especially with the high caliber persuation he seems to be carrying. Flash and Arrow both … Continue reading

A Homemade Remote Control Imperial Speeder Bike That Flies!

Speeder-Bike

Drones and hovercraft models have become extremely popular of late, and this young man took an old 12″ Speederbike from the 90’s Power of the Force line, and add a FPV Quad Copter. Check it out, about a minute in, the view switches to first person view, so you can feel like you’re on patrol the forest moon of Endor!

Comic Preview – Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1

Doctor-Who-9th-Doc

  Since gaining the Doctor Who license in 2014, Titan Comics launched 3 ongoing series, based on the hit BBC TV series, about the crusading Time Lord known only as the Doctor.  They currently publish comics starring the 10th (David Tennant), 11th (Matt Smith) and the 12th and current Doctor (Peter Capaldi). This week a fourth series joins them, as Titan releases Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1.   Unlike the other three series, The Ninth Doctor is a 5 issue miniseries, not an ongoing.    It will be the first of a series of miniseries to feature the other nine … Continue reading