Category: Books & Comics


The History of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Part 1: The Comics

30 years ago, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird created a comic that not only started the black-and-white indie comic boom, but also grew into a global phenomenon that has consistently managed to succeed. And with a brand new film coming, […]


Fanime 2014: Viz Media Panel

Viz Media Panel at FanimeCon 2014 Camerawork by Ahmed Al-Sheikh


C2E2 Cosplay Highlights

There was just too much coplaying goodness to capture in its entirety, so here are a few of my favorites. My personal best in show goes to the Bumblebee cosplayer featured in the video. Bumblebee Transformer Cosplay at C2E2 from […]


Review: Blue Exorcist (Manga)

Blue Exorcist has an interesting story about a boy, Rin Okumura, who discovers that he is the son of Satan. This is a pretty intense series that is heavily based on dark themes. I haven’t read a story like this […]


Batman Month: The Dark Knight’s Greatest Loves

When you’ve been a billionaire playboy philanthropist superhero since 1939, you probably build up quite a little black book. While Bruce Wayne’s may not be as populated by actual named characters as Tony Stark’s, that just makes it more interesting. […]


Book Review: Doctor Who

Recently, BBC released three brand new novels based on its incredibly popular franchise, Doctor Who. I could have easily reviewed each book from Broadway Paperbacks separately, but there is a reason all three are being reviewed together. We have three […]


VIZ Media Invites You to Celebrate Free Comic Book Day

As a Gold Level sponsor, VIZ Media is inviting you to visit your local comic book store to pick up two free comic books. They have contributed the following: Uglydoll and Hello Kitty graphic novels. A fun video featuring a few […]


Batman Month: The Legacy of Joe Chill

People tend to forget the name. Often, it works to simply say he was just a random guy with a gun, looking to score some cash when he shot a young boy’s parents. It’s easy to associate him with the […]


Prepare for Splinter Cell Blacklist with Splinter Cell Echoes Comic

Splinter Cell is returning in a big way next year with Blacklist, following up the events of Conviction with the closing of the Third Echelon and the founding of the Fourth Echelon, with series protagonist Sam Fisher at its head. […]


Batman Month: A History of The Robins

For years, we’ve always associated one other character with Batman, regardless of medium or storyline. We always argued as kids, who would be Batman and who would be Robin? But Robin has become more than just a character, or even […]