Monthly Archives May 2018

Portal Bound #0-2

One of my more recent comic discoveries is Aspen Comics. (Which is fairly embarrassing, since we often review them here at Geek-o-Rama.) This year marks their 15th anniversary and they show no sign of slowing down. So when the opportunity to review their newest title, Portal Bound, I was quite excited.

Portal Bound takes us into a new world, or more accurately two new worlds. One, is the earth as we know it, as seen through the eyes of a young teenage boy, Eli. Eli is hardly hero material, he’s quiet, nerdy, and as unassuming as a teen can get. The second is Havos. In theory, Havos and Earth are the same, like two sides of a coin. The colours are wrong, the technology is wrong, and the people are wrong, but they remain inexorably bound together...

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Kickstarter/Indiegogo Spotlight: Touching Evil Vol. 2

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For those new to this award-winning supernatural thriller, the premise is simple: there is a curse that grants its bearers immortality and the power to kill people with a mere touch of the hand…if the person is evil. Sounds great, except for one little catch: the souls you kill live on in a prison inside your head. As if that wasn’t bad enough, what if the person you kill happens to be someone you care about? And what defines evil anyway?

In volume one we followed Ada Mansfield: a single mom and hard working attorney who stumbled upon the curse and had her whole life turned upside down as she learned who her friends and enemies were…the hard way.  Now in volume two she discovers there may be someone who can break the curse once and for all, but it comes at a price...

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Warhammer 40000 Deathwatch #1

Warhammer 40000 Deathwatch #1

Written By  Aaron Dembski Bowden

Art By  Tazio Bettin

Color By Kevin Enhart

Written by Black Library superstar Aaron Dembski Bowden! The best of the best and the most dangerous space marines from every chapter are called to the Deathwatch! They alone have the strength of mind and body to wield alien weapons and battle the enemy across the universe, manning the wall to defend humanity from the Xenos that would destroy them. When a tide of savage Orks sweeps across the galaxy, a Deathwatch squad is dispatched to stem the flow… Whatever the cost!

FORCES OF DEATHWATCH

At the very edges of space, unknown forces amass, with Mankind in their sights. There, the Deathwatch hold the line against the Xenos hordes...

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More DC/Looney Toons Specials Coming This Summer

SUFFERIN’ SUCCOTASH!

MORE DC/LOONEY TUNES SPECIALS COMING THIS SUMMER!

Following the sales and critical success of titles like Batman/Elmer Fudd, more of Warner Bros classic cartoon characters will get the DC Universe treatment this August as DC revealed new quartet of DC/Looney Tunes special one-shot issues, written and drawn by some of the top names in the DC talent family. Each 48-page issue hits comic book retailers on Wednesday, August 29, includes both a main and bonus story featuring the title characters and will sell for $4.99.

This zany title lineup includes:

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CATWOMAN/TWEETY AND SYLVESTER SPECIAL #1

Written by GAIL SIMONE, with art by INAKI MIRANDA

Backup story written by SHEA FONTANA, with art by WALTER CARZON

Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

In his relentless pursuit of Twee...

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Grimm Tales of Terror Vol. 4 #3

Writer: Ben Meares

Artwork: Jason Muhr

Colors:  Marco Lesko

Letters:  Pablo Amelia

Publisher:  Zenescope Entertainment

Synopsis:  Cautionary tale meets twisted horror in this modern urban legend tale that begins with four friends — Richie, Ginny, Alexis, and Adam — traveling through Texas on their way to California for what is supposed to be a  Spring Break. When they stop to get gas they are told about another way to get to their destination by traveling down Route 66, as well as the Tale of the Phantom Toll Booth that leads travelers onto the road to Hell.

Review:  If you enjoy dark horror movies that leave you overthinking the details, Grimm Tales is the one for you. The artwork is dark and rigid, which adds well to the darkness of the story...

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