HACKVIST #1 Apr17

HACKVIST #1

Hacktivist #1 Achaia Comics It’s something we could all use. It’s definitely something we all want. A social network that’s totally unhackable. YourLife is the way to connect to everyone that is revolutionizing the entire world. Two brilliant young men have created this all for us. So we can be in together even just online. Ed Hiccox and Nate Graft are the minds that have broken crafted this incredible system. Beyond the shareholders and “likes” they are Hacktivists. People who use their considerable knowledge and technology to create uprisings. They are the good guys behind a glowing computer screen changing the world. But no matter how...

NEW CRUSADERS: RISE OF THE HEROES Apr13

NEW CRUSADERS: RISE OF THE HEROES

Publisher: Archie Comics Publication date: 2013 Listen up, folks! It’s time you all check out the new and resurgent RED CIRCLE COMICS. Red Circle Comics may to not be a household name to the non-comics crowd, it’s a fair bet even your Aunt Alice has heard of Red Circle’s parent company. You know, Archie Comics? You heard me right. The Riverdale Gang and the heroes of Red Circle are really one big family. While publishing tried and true superhero fair for decades, their capes have never been as big a hit for them as Archie has been. The last time we saw a major push by Red Circle was during the 90’s boom, when DC comics licensed the...

RICHARD STARK’S PARKER by Darwyn Cooke Apr12

RICHARD STARK’S PARKER by Darwyn Cooke

RICHARD STARK’S PARKER Adapted and Illustrated by Darwyn Cooke   The Hunter – Vol 1 Richard Stark’s (Donald Westlake) classic anti-hero Parker is brought alive in this series of graphic novels by Darwyn Cooke. In the first volume, THE HUNTER, Parker is double-crossed by his wife and his partner. Once Parker tracks his wife down, she kills herself. Parker then seeks to exact his revenge, by hunting down his money, and the others who did him wrong. THE OUTFIT – Vol 2 Parker is looking for jobs, but the Outfit is still looking for him. Parker realizes that even with a new face, he is going to be dogged by the Outfit until he finally puts...

Why we love C2E2 (April 25th-27th)

We’ve been going to C2E2 since the first one and every single year we have a great time. For me the minute I walk in the building it starts, you hear a buzz that gets louder as you approach the exhibitor hall. You start to see more and more people, some dressed up in cosplay gear, some just wearing t-shirts with their favorite geeky stuff on it. The thing that stands out the most is that everyone looks happy. They are all excited to be there, We make a whole weekend out of it, we drive down with other members of our Crimespree crew, we stay with some really good friends in Chicago and we look forward to it all year. When we hit the...

ARKHAM KNIGHT wraps up the Arkham game series Apr11

ARKHAM KNIGHT wraps up the Arkham game series

About a year ago, I had a chance to pick up ARKHAM ASYLUM (1st in the series) for a steal. The game won me over in less than 30 minutes and I have been loving the Arkham games ever since. Now Rocksteady is preparing to wrap things up with ARKHAM KNIGHT. In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to destroy The Dark Knight forever. Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady’s uniquely designed version of the Batmobile, which is drivable for the...

KATE (AND DAN) READ FLASH GORDON #1 Apr10

KATE (AND DAN) READ FLASH GORDON #1

  K: Dan? Dan! DAAAN…? It’s dark, I can’t see anything. Where am I? D: ::speaks into tin-can space-phone, with string stretching off into forever:: Don’t panic, Red. I’m sure you’ll be ok. It’s just… K: JUST WHAT? D: Just that it seems you may be stuck in another dimension/planet/timespace. K: oh D: It’s not like I didn’t tell you not to use that break-room microwave! The damn thing had a manual dial, for god’s sake! Spill a can of ginger ale on the science oven, and who knows what could happen. Never trusted those damn things. K: Wait, I think it’s starting to get lighter. Yeah, kind of murky, but I think I OUCH SONOVA GOD DAMMIT I...