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Monthly Archives: April, 2011

Star of the Week (4-27-2011)

Kirkman Homers Again!

I just finished reading Super Dinosaur, the latest Robert Kirkman book, and it is spectacular. Chock-full o’ action and made especially for a younger audience, Super Dinosaur combines several genres into one story. I’ve always been fascinated by the “world inside the Earth” motif (see also: Warlord and Marvel’s Savage Land stories) so that drew […]

Star of the Week (4-20-2011)

Not Bad At All

Quite happy to see the Hellblazer: Bad Blood 4 issue series from 2000 collected into this wonderful 100 page spectacular. For those of you who don’t have it, I highly recommend picking it up. The story takes place in the year 2025 and John is an old geezer now. He can’t much use the magic […]

Star of the Week (4-13-2011)

My Pal

The recently released Jimmy Olsen special is mega. Collecting all four of the Action Comics backups with an additional 30 new pages, creators Nick Spencer, RB Silva and DM have brought me back to my days of salivation over Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen. I’m not old enough to have bought those old books when they […]

Super Hero Summer

The summer of 2011 could well be remembered as Super Hero Summer. Thor in May, X:Men First Class and Green Lantern in June, and Captain America in July. Throw in the Harry Potter finale, Transformers, and more of those damn, dirty Apes and it’s going to be one helluva good time. My money for the […]

Star of the Week (4-6-2011)

Stretch Your Mind

Far too many people in our country, actually the whole world, don’t think when they experience art. Many go out of their way to NOT think when they take in their entertainment. If that’s the case with you, The Source Code is not for you. But if you are like me, you will love the […]