Rebirth Begins – First Issue Reviewed May25

Rebirth Begins – First Issue Reviewed

For a few years now when I talk comics with my friends, Dan and my sister Jennifer in particular, when we talk about DC comics the observation we seem to agree on more than anything else is that what has been missing is the fun, this light and the hope. From all indication Rebirth will be addressing this. Now I have been reading comics since the late sixties, buying them with my own money since the early seventies. I’ve gone through any number of crisis events and reboots. Through it all I usually end up enjoying the comics DC has put out. Sure there were some that left me dropping books from my pull list, but overall I kept on reading....

Unfollow, Wonder Woman and Grayson Reviewed May20

Unfollow, Wonder Woman and Grayson Reviewed

UNFOLLOW Vertigo Comics Vertigo has over the years put out some amazing comics. Some of them don’t make the big splash I would expect them too and seem to fall through the cracks for some reason. I’m hoping this one really grabs people because it’s a great idea and a lot of fun. Using the popularity of social media this story has the founder of a Twitter like network messing with people on his deathbed. Eighteen million dollars will be dived between 140 randomly picked people. If any of them die, their share goes to the survivors. Human nature being what it is of course the 140 are all on a hit list, because who wants to share when you can...

Me; In Transition May18

Me; In Transition

A little something from the heart from our friend and brother Todd ~ Jon   “We’re all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one.” —Doctor Who Change is hard. I’ve been in the story game, in one capacity or another for about thirteen years total. Most of you know me (if you know me at all) as the creator and editor of THUGLIT magazine. We’ve won a shit-ton of awards over the last eleven years, and have played a small part in getting some of your favorite writers onto bookshelves. And now I’m ending it. I’ve tried being a writer, with a limited amount of success—in the sense that I’m...

Goodbye Tony Dinozzo

Goodbye Tony Dinozzo For thirteen years and 305 episodes Michael Weatherly came into our living room on a regular basis and left us smiling. As Very Special Agent Tony Dinozzo he was part of an investigative unit on NCIS that always got their man, at least eventually. In season 8 of Jag they had two episodes which introduced us to the players in what would become NCIS. This is a device producer Donald P. Bellisario would later use on NCIS to introduce spin-offs, and a possible spin-off. While it was obvious that Gibbs was the hard liner lead Tony was always there to keep things from getting to serious. Wise cracking a flirting Tony always...

Lost And Gone Forever Reviewed

LOST AND GONE FOREVER by Alex Grecian Publisher G. P. Putnam Sons It has been a year since we have last seen the Murder Squad of Scotland Yard and much has happened. Nevil Hammersmith is no longer with the squad, due to a combination of a dogged persuit of Walter Day and several decisions that didn’t agree with the head of the squad. No one has seen Day for a year, but his friends and family haven’t given up hope. Worst of all, no one has sighted the infamous Jack the Ripper in the same amount of time, leaving the greatest villian of the Murder Squad roaming the streets. The stage is set for another amazing thriller by Alex...