Category Geek-O-Rama

It’s Alive! Proudly AnnouncesAztec Ace: The Complete Collection

The First-Ever Graphic Novel of Doug Moench’s Seminal Comic Book Work,
Supported by Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign

SAN DIEGO, CA – IDW Publishing’s It’s Alive! imprint has announced plans to publish the first-ever collection of the time-traveling Indy cult comic book hit from the 1980s, Aztec Ace! In support of the project, It’s Alive has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, which can be found at:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/922494658/aztec-ace-the-complete-collection-by-doug-moench

Aztec Ace: The Complete Collection will be a 500+ page, action-packed, intellectual, time-travel adventure starring a citizen of the original Aztec Empire named Caza (AKA Ace)...

Read More

Demi-God #1 and #2

Writer: Ron Marz

Artist: Andy Smith

Lettering: Steve Dutro

Publisher:  IDW Publishing

Synopsis:  What happens when a former wuss suddenly becomes transformed into a hero figure with Herculean kind of strength? Jason McAndros can tell you becoming a demi-god is definitely a boost to the old ego. How did it happen and what happens next as Jason deals with the Tirrus Corporation? These are a few of the answers you will find in Demi-God #1 and #2.

Review:   This comic is what comics should be. Amazing fun! After Jason’s change he doesn’t shy away from letting everyone, including the reader know how special he is, as he reminds you it’s all about him. This story made me laugh, while also having a moment of sadness...

Read More

Riverdale Goes to War in New ARCHIE 1941 Mini-Series by Waid, Augustyn, and Krause

Archie 1941 - Press Release - Geek-o-Rama

Archie is going back to where it all began — 1941!

Archie Andrews and the gang have seen it all since the characters made their comics debut in 1941, and this fall they’re going back to their roots in a five-issue mini-series set in Riverdale during World War II – ARCHIE 1941.

Written by comics legend Mark Waid (ARCHIE, Captain America) with longtime collaborators co-writer Brian Augustyn (The Flash, JLA) and artist Peter Krause (Insufferable, Irredeemable) with colors by Kelly Fitzpatrick (ARCHIE) and letters by Jack Morelli (VAMPIRONICA), ARCHIE 1941 finds Riverdale dealing with the impact of the impending conflict on the small town and in the personal lives of Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, and Reggie Mantle.

“Deep-diving into the characters and their parents from a whole...

Read More

Super Sons / Dynomutt Special #1

Ever since Hanna-Barbera penned the new deal to let DC play in their sandbox there have been a bunch of random, odd, crossover specials, just as there was with Looney Toons before this. It’s not a bad thing, but it’s usually weird. Some of the crossovers have used iterations of the Hanna-Barbera character that are appearing in their own reboot series, Like Johnny Quest and Space Ghost from the Future Quest series. Others, like the duo of Dynomutt and Blue Falcon, are standalone reboots on their own. I’m actually a bit curious to see if this version of Blue Falcon will show up in the pages of Future Quest Presents at some point. He’s a bit dark, but would otherwise potentially fit in well.

But, back to the story at hand...

Read More

Black Lightning / Hong Kong Phooey Special #1

DC and Hanna-Barbara are back with yet another crossover special. This time they are taking us back to 1976 to bring together a character I have no recollection of before his current CW series (which I actually thought was a Netflix exclusive, just to show how much attention I’ve paid) and a character I recognize, grew up around, but also have no recollection watching or reading. This should be interesting.

So my memory may not be amazing, but my Google-Fu is decent. Black Lightning was developed by Tony Isabella, after his work on Marvel’s Luke Cage. He became DC’s second African American superhero, and their first to be featured on television. He first appeared in 1977, a year after this story takes place, which amuses me to no end...

Read More