February 28, 2018: The Stargate Initiative Gaining Steam and Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

Less than 10 days out from our scheduled tweet-storm, the Stargate Initiative is gaining steam!  The @StargateNow twitter account is inching towards 9k followers with a number of familiar faces boarding the drive including: @MichaelShanks, @dhewlett, @martingero, @cpbinder, @Ivonbartok, @redTamsen, @JeffTeravainen, @dopudmike, @Ayisha_Issa, @PatrickGilmore, @mikamckinnon, @marksavela, @PeterKelamis, @MichaelMoreci, @MichaelWelchAct, @SamMaggs, @actualApophis, @ranthonylemke, @SuanneBraun, @cliffsimon, @PaulyMcGillion, @imcorinnemec,…

February 21, 2018: Stargate Update and the Week’s Best Comic Book Covers!

This morning, Stargate enthusiasts Rita and Rebekah forwarded me a list of some 30 more fan sites to go with the 40 or so sites you've all been kind enough to send my way.  These Stargate fan communities boast a combined membership of just under 4 million.  Of course when you account for crossover, attrition, Russian…

February 14, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

Some of my favorites... Amazing Spiderman Annual #42 (cover art by Alex Ross) Cold War #1 (cover art by Hayden Sherman) Darth Vader #11 (cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli) Shade the Changing Girl/Wonder Woman Special # (cover art by Frank Quitely) Planet of the Apes: Ursus #2 (cover art by Paolo Rivera) So, what are…

February 7, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

After watching Logan last night, I'm all about the comics today.  Incidentally, I usually hate kids in movies, but this character - like Kick-Ass's Hit-Girl was an exception.  A gleefully murderous exception. Anyway, onto my picks... Clue (cover art by Nelson Daniel) Love the fact that the color palette here offers a quick character reference…

January 31, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

In what's become a weekly Wednesday tradition, here are my favorites... Elephantmen #80 (cover art by Boo Crook) Brings all the feels, no? The Flash Annual #1 (cover art by Hi-Fi, Howard Porter) I became a fan of the Flash during Mark Waid's magnificent run on the series, so this intriguing cover pushes all the…

January 29, 2018: Hit me with your comic book recommendations!

I've been reading comic books, on and off, for most of my life.  I would go months, sometimes years without reading and then, one day, stop by my local comic shop, pick up every title on the stands and start reading - and keep reading the ones that kept my interest, dropping the ones that…

January 24, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

Holy smokes!  What a terrific week for comic book covers! Here are my favorites... Battle Angel Alita: Mars Chronicle (cover art by Yukito Kishiro) The contrast of innocence and incendiary is pretty powerful here.  The two young girls react to the destruction: bewilderment, sorrow, acceptance. The Amazing Spiderman #794 (cover art by Alex Ross) I'm…

January 17, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

My favorites... Giant vol. 2 Cover art by Mikael Ice Cream Man #1 Cover art by Frazer Irving, Martin Morazzo, Chris O'Halloran Punchline #4 Cover art by Matthew Weldon Strangers in Paradise XXV #1 Cover art by Terry Moore Super Sons #12 Cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli, Jorge Jimenez, Adriano Lucas, Alejandro Sanchez

January 10, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

My favorites... Allies #8 (cover art by Denis Popov) I'm a sucker for sci-fi and this cover is all kinds of intriguing in its premise of discovery.  We are on the inside looking out of...what?  A stasis pod, a ship, some sort of future medical iso unit?  Who are we?  WHAT are we? Coyotes #3…

January 3, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

These were my favorites... Arctica, vol. 4: Revelations (cover art by Manchu) This one has a bit of a  Stargate vibe.  What do you think? Black Panther Adventures (cover art by ?) These Black Panther covers have been consistently great.  Wish they were equally good at giving credit where credit is due. Vortex #3 (cover…

December 27, 2017: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

My favorites... Spiderman #793 (cover by Alex Ross) Black Panther: Long Live the King #2 (cover art by André Lima Araújo) Captain Marvel #127 (cover art by Phil Noto) Doomsday Clock #2 (cover art by Brad Anderson and Gary Frank) Fantomah #4 (cover art by Djibril Morissette-Phan) Gasolina #4 (cover art by Mat Lopes and…

December 13, 2017: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

My favorites - Lady Killer vol. 2 (cover art by Joelle Jones) Black and white and read all over.  With a shock of green in those gorgeous eyes.  Joelle Jones is fast becoming my favorite artist working in comics.  Bloody sexy. Mr. Miracle #5 (cover art by Nick Derington) I'm a sucker for these atypical…

December 6, 2017: Awesome Comic Book Covers – Week of December 6th, 2017!

Join us tonight for a Dark Matter/Stargate tweetfest - 10/9c! And while you rev up for the big event, check out my favorite comic book covers of the week... Batman #36 (cover art by Jordie Bellaire) What a great mid-action shot of two of the biggest badass BFF's.  A celebration of friendship, sure, but look…

November 29, 2017: Awesome Comic Book Covers – Week of November 27th, 2017!

In what has become a weekly Wednesday tradition, here are my favorite comic book covers of this week's newest releases: Batman: Creature of the Night #1 (cover art by John Paul Leon) At the heart of the Batman story is Bruce Wayne, an orphan forever driven by the deaths of his parents and this cover…

November 22, 2017: Awesome Comic Book Covers – Week of November 20th, 2017!

Another Wednesday brings us another vast selection of great comic books to discover and, with it, a slew of fantastic comic book covers worth noting.  These were my favorites - Black Panther #167 (cover art by Brian Stelfreeze) The Klaw's sonic emitter offers a simultaneous yet alternating glimpse at both the murderous master of sound…