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Review time! with Scarlett Couture #1 and Surface Tension #1

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  • Monday, February 16th, 2015 at 11:34 AM EST
“I’m a model, you know what I mean, and I do my little turn on the catwalk” When I took a look at the latest Previews, I mentioned that Titan Comics was offering Scarlett Couture, which is a world of fashion-meets-world of espionage mash-up cour …

Review time! with Nocturne: The Walled City Trilogy volume 2

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  • Sunday, February 15th, 2015 at 12:36 PM EST
“I’ll give you television, I’ll give you eyes of blue, I’ll give you a man who wants to rule the world” A few years ago, I read His Dream of the Skyland, the first book in the so-called “Walled City trilogy.” I didn’t review it on the blog because  …

Review time! with Family Portraits #1-3

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  • Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 3:29 PM EST
You know who’s the perfect person to write about a comic about people who AREN’T boring heterosexuals? A BORING HETEROSEXUAL, THAT’S WHO!!!!! I mentioned back in September that while I was at the Rose City Comic Con, I met Sam Orchard (read a …

Review time! with No’Madd: City of Empty Towers

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  • Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 3:37 PM EST
Here’s another comic I’ve had for a few months, and I’m finally getting around to reviewing it! Hooray for free time! While I was wandering (like, indeed, a nomad) around the Rose City convention in September, I saw many wondrous comics, and I  …

Review time! with Gilgamesh

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  • Friday, January 2nd, 2015 at 11:08 AM EST
The creator of this graphic novel sent it to me back in August. Yeah, I’m slow. Let’s see what’s what! Gilgamesh is by Andrew Winegarner (with some assistance from April F.M. Rasmussen), and it was published by Soft Skull Press (an imprint of  …

Review time! with Bigfoot: Sword of the Earthman

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  • Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 8:38 AM EST
I’m seriously behind on reviewing stuff, but I hope to catch up in the next few weeks, beginning with this fun comic! Josh Henaman has been nice enough to send me every issue of Bigfoot: Sword of the Earthman, and I’ve been reviewing them as I g …

Review time! with Lady Killer #1

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  • Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 at 4:59 PM EST
Jamie S. Rich, who’s a cool dude, asked me if I’d like an advance copy of Lady Killer #1, which he co-wrote with Joëlle Jones (according to Rich, she did the main plotting). As I am a fan of both Rich and Jones, I said sure! So let’s take a look …

Review time! with Thanatos Diver #1

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  • Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 5:54 PM EST
I usually don’t review books that don’t come out for two months, but I’ll tell you why I’m doing it under the cut, if you dare read on! I mentioned Thanatos Diver (from Th3rd World Studios) in my latest Previews run-down, because I enjoyed Nick  …

Review time! with POP #1

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  • Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 4:58 PM EST
“You want to be the song, the song that you hear in your head” I’ve been keen to read POP for a while now, because Jason Copland is a cool dude and I’ve been reading his comics for eight years and I’m glad he’s finally getting a higher profile.  …

Review time! with Displaced Persons

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  • Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 4:03 PM EST
“In the wind we hear their laughter, in the rain we see their tears” Derek McCulloch is one of those writers who ought to be more widely known, but he isn’t. Maybe it’s because he doesn’t write comics too often, but he’s written some really goo …

Review time! with Shattered with Curve of Horn

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  • Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 4:54 PM EST
“I travel the world and the seven seas – everybody’s looking for something” Max Miller Dowdle was nice enough to send me a copy of his debut graphic novel, Shattered with Curve of Horn, which he published through his Artagem Graphic Library. It …

Review time! with Under the Flesh #1

“She’s a lady, she is mine – brush back your hair, and let me get to know your flesh.” A while back, Gilbert Deltres contacted me about reviewing his web comic, Under the Flesh. I always like reading seriously independent comics, so of course I …

Review time! with Funrama #1-3

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  • Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 4:40 PM EST
“Strange voices are saying – what did they say? – things I can’t understand; it’s too close for comfort, this heat has got right out of hand” Ryan Kelly was nice enough to send me the three issues of his self-published comic, Funrama, which I’ …

Review time! with San Hannibal #2

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  • Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 3:29 PM EST
I never get tired of receiving comics in the mail! Pj Perez, the mastermind behind Pop! Goes the Icon, is a swell dude, and he likes sending me his comics even though I’d be perfectly happy spending money on them. Last year he sent me the first …

Review time! with weird Westerns and zombie comics!

I was sent a couple of DIY comics in the mail (both snail and digital) recently, and I’m going to review them both! Buckle up! Tall Tales from the Badlands #3 is first up. Sean Fahey, the editor and founder of Black Jack Press, has assembled a …


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