Book Reviews

Does Samit Basu’s ‘Turbulence’ Diversify The Superhero Gene Pool As We Know It?

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An Indian superhero novel – those were three words I had never approached before in conjunction. I have to admit I was a bit baffled. I may be a newcomer to comics and graphic novels, but I do... more

Does Fringe: The Zodiac Paradox Transcend A TV Series Cash-In?

Does Fringe: The Zodiac Paradox Transcend A TV Series Cash-In?
I am a lack-lustre television viewer at the best of times, so perhaps it is unsurprising that I missed the foray surrounding FOX Entertainment’s science-fiction series Fringe. Created by J. J.... more

Is Danie Ware’s Ecko Rising More Of A Literary Descent?

Is Danie Ware's Ecko Rising More Of A Literary Descent?
Upon its release in September 2012, Danie Ware’s debut novel, Ecko Rising was lauded as a sophisticated juxtaposition of science fiction and fantasy. Indeed, the hype surrounding the book’s... more

The Art Of The Croods Reviewed

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  “The Art of The Croods” by Noela Hueso   Review Anyone who read my review of The Croods knows how much I loved the cinematography of this film, so when the opportunity to... more

FLASH GORDON: THE TYRANT OF MONGO Review

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Writer: Don Moore Artist: Alex Raymond   Synopsis:   Continuing the comprehensive library of the greatest science fiction hero of all time, this brand new collection of... more

ANOMALY Graphic Novel Review

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Writer(s) Skip Brittenham, Brian Haberlin Art: Brian Haberlin, Geirrod Van Dyke   Anomaly Graphic Novel Review: Generally, when a book comes along that has quotes on the cover from... more

Review: TARZAN: THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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 Author: Scott Tracy Griffin . . Synopsis: . Celebrating one hundred years of Tarzan, Titan Books presents the only official commemorative illustrated history of this worldwide... more

CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY? Review

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Edited by: Lincoln Crisler Contributors: Weston Ochse, Jeff Strand, Joe McKinney, Cat Rambo, A.D. Spencer, A.S. Fox, Andrew Bourelle, Anthony Laffan, Edward M. Erdelac, Jason Gehlert, Jason M.... more

THE GREAT SHOWDOWNS Review

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To quote Artist Scott Campbell: Since the beginning of time, there has been struggle. The epic clash of being against being. Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Triceratops. Giant Squid vs. the Sperm Whale. The... more

ANNO DRACULA – DRACULA CHA CHA CHA Review

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Author: Kim Newman . . Synopsis: Written by award-winning novelist and movie critic Kim Newman, this is a brand-new edition, with additional never-before-seen novella, of the popular third... more

THE COCKTAIL WAITRESS Review

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 Writer: James M. Cain ..  Synopsis: Following her husband's death in an accident, beautiful young widow Joan Medford is forced to take a job serving drinks in a cocktail lounge to make ends... more

THE TWENTY YEAR DEATH Review

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Writer: Ariel S. Winter   Synopsis: In three separate short novels that recall the styles of crime novelists Georges Simenon, Raymond Chandler, and Jim Thompson, The Twenty-Year... more

SUPERNATURAL: RITE OF PASSAGE Review

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Author: John Passarella     Synopsis: As young children, Sam and Dean lost their mother to a mysterious supernatural force. In the years that followed, their father taught them about... more

Review: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ARMY OF DR MOREAU

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Author: Guy Adams     Synopsis:   Following the trail of several corpses seemingly killed by wild animals, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson stumble upon the experiments... more

FIREPROOF Review

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Author: Gerard Brennan   Synopsis:   Hell hath no fury for Mike Rocks. He's fireproof; an anomaly caused by a slip-up in afterlife bureaucracy. Lucifer bundles him off as an... more

Review: FALSE NEGATIVE

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Author: Joseph Koenig   Synopsis: Adam Jordan wrote the best and worst articles of his journalistic career on the same day. The worst was bad enough to get him fired – but the best landed... more

Review: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Novelization

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Author: Greg Cox     Synopsis:   It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the... more

Review: The Art Of Luke Chueh: BEARING THE UNBEARABLE

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 Illustrator: Luke Chueh     Synopsis: The Art of Luke Chueh – Bearing the Unbearable, published by Titan Books, depicts Luke’s signature artworks and details his career and... more