Motro Volume One – A Comic Review

Okay, I honestly have no idea where to even begin with the hot-mess that was Motro Volume 1 by Ulises Farinas and Erick Frietas. Mind you, I’ve read some pretty awful titles in my life, but it has been a very long time since I’ve come across something of this calibre. This comic is not…

Britannia by Peter Milligan – A Comic Review

When I initially saw the cover for Britannia–written by Peter Milligan and illustrated by Juan José Ryp–I knew that I absolutely had to read this trade paperback graphic novel. It screamed “Imperial Rome,” which is a subject that I’m immensely fascinated by. It’s actually pretty hard not to be intrigued by something that explores the Roman…

Siberia 56 by Christophe Bec – A Comic Review

Siberia 56, written by Christophe Bec and published by Insight Comics, is a graphic novel about a small group of scientists that get stranded on a planet with sub-zero temperatures. The crew was supposed to land at a designated research base, but due to malfunctions in their ship, they crash-land approximately 150 miles from their…

The Vault: Lacklustre Creature Feature

“All our stories and legends and religions have roots in some form of reality. As scientists, we are trained to believe that it was man’s primitive way of explaining nature…We have seen something that is behind all stories…We may argue over whose god is the real God but no one will argue when they meet…

Who Killed Kurt Cobain – An Intimate Exploration of an Iconic Artist

Recently a very good bookish friend of mine, who also happens to be a passionate music enthusiast, read and reviewed a graphic novel about the famed musician, Kurt Cobain. He normally doesn’t post reviews on any specific platform, keeping his thoughts to himself, however. He felt that this particular narrative provided a fascinating look into…

Devolution: Meh Writing & Poor Portrayal of PoC Protagonist

Devolution, written by Rick Remender (Low, Black Science) is a post-apocalyptic story about a world that was purposefully infected with a virus designed to de-evolve humans. But the virus gets out of hand and ends up affecting creatures of all walks of life as well, turning them all into a prehistoric state. There is one…

Arkham Asylum: Provocative, Introspective Tale on Madness

For some reason, as of late, I have been craving damn good stories in the Batman universe. I have been wanting to read a title that would, not only satisfy this craving, but simultaneously blow my fucking mind. I want to be left with this amazing feeling deep inside of my chest that just fills…

Review: The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks

The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks written by Igort is a graphic novel that tells two distinct stories. The first one is of a forced famine in Ukraine that was shepherded by the USSR between 1931 and 1932. The reason behind such a course of action was due in part to the people of Ukraine not…