Daily Archives July 3, 2017

The Power of the Dark Crystal #4

While Jen and Kira deal with the chaos the Skeksis have wrought on the castle, Thurma and Kensho are out in the wilds of Thra on the run from the Crystal Guard, unaware that something far more treacherous followed their trail: the Chamberlain.

I’d say pretty much everyone has a movie, cartoon or something of the sort from their childhood that they still adore. Of the many for myself, Dark Crystal was one of those I’ll never stop loving. Now four issues in of the dozen for The Power of the Dark Crystal, my love for it only grows.

Alongside Thurma as she tries to find her way home with the shard, Kensho begins to question whether it’s wrong or not. After telling him an inspirational story from her people, he is reassured and soon must act as a decoy from their pursuers...

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Kid Sherlock #1

John Watson doesn’t feel like he really fits in as the new student at Baker Elementary. If it wasn’t bad enough being the only dog, it seems he has already gained the attention of the class bully, Kyle. Out in the play yard, Watson feels even more alone until he meets a young boy named Sherlock Holmes. While quite clever, Sherlock is often so lost in his own thoughts that he is oblivious to the people around him. However, when Watson shows an interest in Sherlock’s work it sparks the beginning of an adventure Sherlock never expected: friendship. Their first mission, identify the bad smell that has been afflicting their classroom.

Some characters throughout fiction find themselves the object of many a reimagining or retelling...

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