Comic Review – Unity #16 from Valiant Comics

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Unity 16 (Ongoing) A $3.99 Comic, 32 pages, Rated T+ Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Pere Perez Cover Artist: Cover A by Glenn Fabry, Cover B by Juan Jose Ryp Alternative Covers by Antonio Fuso Publisher: Valiant Comics The Skinny: Continuing the recently started Valiant tradition of giving time and space after a big fight to each characters in its Unity group title, this is the turn for The Eternal Warrior – Gilad Anni-Padda the immortal “Fist and Steel” of Earth to share a story or in this case a memory of his past. In other words, in this issue, Gilad … Continue reading

Comic Book Review – X-O Manowar #34 from Valiant Comics

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X-O MANOWAR #34 A $3.99 Comic, 32 pages, Rated T+ Written by Robert Venditti Art by Deigo Bernard Cover A (Cover Overlay) by Lewis Larosa Cover B (Wraparound) by Jorge Molina Variant Cover by  Das Pastoras Character Design Variant by Jorge Molina Artist Variant by Butch Guice The Good The Writing X-O Manowar has been the longest running ongoing series from this incarnation of Valiant comics. Because of the long-term investment of Robert Venditti it also has been one of the books most consistent in tone. This issue also shows the (final?)fate of two planets and occupants featured earlier in the series (Loam … Continue reading

Twelve’s Night – Doctor Who: Deep Breath

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  Over the last 3 weeks, Peter Capaldi, the actor playing the Twelfth Doctor met the world.  Now the world has met Peter Capaldi’s Doctor. Before tonight, maybe 10,000 lucky people in the world had gotten to see the Series 8 première in its final form during the Doctor Who World Tour. (Plus bunch more folks who downloaded an unfinished black and white version sent out to for translation purposes internationally).  But now, its aired simulcast around many parts of the world.  And the internet is buzzing with fan reactions for the new Doctor. Everybody always remembers an entrance and … Continue reading

Comic Book Review – Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

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Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 Writers: Nick Abadzis Artist:  Elena Casagrande with Michele Pasta Cover Artist: Alice X. Zhang Alternative Covers by Elena Casagrande, Rob Farmer, Warren Pleece, & Alice X. Zhang Publisher: Titan Comics Quick Take: A new era of begins, as Titan Comics takes over the Doctor Who license and launchs not one but two new Doctor Who series this week, each featuring a different Doctor. (A third series featuring the incoming 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi debuts in October). This series features the 1oth Doctor (David Tennant) in new adventures set between the end of Series 4, and … Continue reading

Video Game Review – Watch Dogs

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When Watch Dogs was announced at E3 in 2012, all eyes in the gaming world were on this new IP from Ubisoft. On track to launch with the new consoles, Watch Dogs was at the top of everyone’s list for game of the year. Then delays hit pushing it back to a much later release. Finally the game has come out, and now we find out if  the push back was worth the wait. The short answer is yes…  but only just. Graphically the game looks good enough.  The only game I’d compare it to was Grand Theft Auto V, … Continue reading