ComicBook Countdown for the Week of August 31

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 31, 2015. There’s nary a week when great comics, movies, or television shows aren’t all vying for our attention. It can be hard to keep up with it all, but that’s why we’re here. Each Monday at ComicBook.Com, we take a look at the five most […]

Fastball Feedback: Comic Book Reviews for August 26

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 26, 2015. The word “monster” is used in a lot of different ways. There are literal monsters with horns and bulging eyes, designed to fill us with terror or awe. There are also those who are monstrous through their actions, losing their humanity and separating themselves from […]

FF VII: Entry Two: Freaking Scorpions with Freaking Laser Beams

The second round of Final Fantasy VII landed on Saturday night under the worst possible circumstances. I was half-way between fine to drive and blackout drunk (it’s a broad range) with my girlfriend and her older brother at this apartment. They are both very familiar with the game and had me airplay my experience from […]

ComicBook Countdown for the Week of August 24

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 24, 2015. There’s nary a week when great comics, movies, or television shows aren’t all vying for our attention. It can be hard to keep up with it all, but that’s why we’re here. Each Monday at ComicBook.Com, we take a look at the five most […]

FF VII: Who Needs a Second Fist?

I don’t play video games. That’s not an absolute rule, but I generally don’t play video games. Between the day job, comics, writing, holding onto some semblance of a social life, and simply trying to survive, I just don’t have time to sit down and play a video game by myself. Yet the medium is […]

Fastball Feedback: Comic Book Reviews for August 12

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 19, 2015. Despite endless drama, awkwardness, and general anxiety, being a teenager is actually a lot of fun. You get to discover what makes you you, fall in and out of love as quickly as a pop single plays, and experience so many things for the […]

Robert Venditti Discusses the Future of X-O Manowar

Robert Venditti and X-O Manowar have been an integral part of Valiant Entertainment since its relaunch in 2012. For more than three years, Venditti has written X-O Manowar and two of the company’s big crossover events. As the company’s longest-running writer, Venditti begins X-O’s next major story in X-O Manowar #39 with  “Exodus”. It is both an excellent jumping […]

ADVANCE REVIEW: House of M #1

  This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 17, 2015. Secret Wars has presented a unique opportunity for all of its tie-ins. Rather than mandating a core plot to which every mini-series must relate, it provides a setting that allows for a wide variety of unique superhero tales. In that way, it’s a […]

ADVANCE REVIEW: Plutona #1 Introduces Your New Favorite Artist

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 17, 2015. I’m not going to bury the lede. You should check out Plutona #1, even if it’s just so you know who Emi Lenox is, because she is the breakout North American comics artist of 2015. Seriously, she’s really good. Plutona is a five-part mini-series […]

ComicBook Countdown for the Week of August 17

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 17, 2015. There’s nary a week when great comics, movies, or television shows aren’t all vying for our attention. It can be hard to keep up with it all, but that’s why we’re here. Each Monday at ComicBook.Com, we take a look at the five most […]