Category Geek-O-Rama

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’s holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, is given a fresh twist—with a female Scrooge! Rod Espinosa (The Courageous Princess) adapts and illustrates this story of the miserly Eliza Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of the past, present, and future on one fateful Christmas eve.

The Good
Out of all the Xmas classics, A Christmas Carol has always been my favorite, and The Night That Changed the Life of Eliza Scrooge is a great variation.  The story is very well paced and does a wonderful job of including all the key points you’d expect to see.  I really felt that everything which needed to be included to make this a good adaptation was there.

The Bad
All in all I really could not find anything that I wasn’t pleased with in this book.

The Summary
Anyone that enjoys ...

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Zenescope Entertainment’s Diamond Releases for February 2013

Zenescope Entertainment’s current comics available for pre-order through Diamond: February 2013 Releases

*Madness of Wonderland #1
The mind-bending follow up to Call of Wonderland is here!
Following the events of Call of Wonderland, Detective Legrasse is still trying to make sense out of what happened to the two murder suspects who disappeared, seemingly in thin air, from a locked basement.  But when she’s called in on a disturbing and brutal murder case, she realizes that there is a connection to be made somewhere. Meanwhile, the back-story that follows HP Lovecraft Lovecraft’s journal continues as Lovecraft’s disturbing dreams are becoming more and more real to him.

*GFT Jungle Book: Last of the Species #1
Mowglii has recovered from her wounds after defeating the ferocious Shere Khan...

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Sanctuary #1

The arrival of a panda bear at an island research/game reserve threatens to change life for both the animals and the researchers living there.

The Good
I had no idea what to expect from this story about wild animals, but was very pleasantly surprised. It was a lot fun following all of the Sanctuary characters introduced in the first book.  I also really liked howthe animals were designed and the art was nice and clean.

The Bad
I’d love to have seen a book like this in color, but I enjoyed it regardless of that minor detail.

The Summary
This story about the inhabitants of an animal reserve certainly gives us something very interesting to read. The topic itself is also one of its strengths in that pretty much anyone could get into this series...

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The Wait is Over! The True Lives of The Fabulous Killjoys Launches in June 2013!

MILWAUKIE, OR, —In 2009, when Dark Horse first announced a new project from Grammy-nominated frontman turned Eisner-winning comics writer Gerard Way (The Umbrella Academy), the response from music and comics fans alike was overwhelming. Now, Dark Horse is thrilled to announce that Gerard Way, Shaun Simon, and Becky Cloonan’s highly anticipated sci-fi epic will finally see publication in 2013!

Welcome to Battery City, where the disease is the cure!

In My Chemical Romance’s critically acclaimed album Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, the Killjoys fought against the tyrannical megacorporation Better Living Industries. It cost them their lives, save for one—the mysterious Girl...

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Dark Horse Announces Special $1 First-Issue Reprints of Brian Wood’s The Massive and Matt Kindt’s Mind MGMT!

MILWAUKIE, OR—In 2010, when Dark Horse launched the One for One program, making the first issue of select titles available for the low cover price of $1, the response was overwhelmingly positive from fans and retailers alike. Now, Dark Horse is making two of the biggest launches of 2012 available for less than the price of a cup of coffee!

Brian Wood’s postapocalyptic, eco-conscious epic The Massive has been a critics’ darling since before the first issue even hit stands. The thought-provoking series has garnered consistent praise issue after issue, and will see its first collection released on March 20, 2013.

Similarly, MIND MGMT, Matt Kindt’s electrifying tale of psychic spies and the journalist who stumbles upon their incredible secrets, is expected to make many critics’ top-ten ...

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