May 16, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

My favorites... A Walk Through Hell #1 (cover art by Jose Villarrubia) Cold War #4 (cover art by Hayden Sherman) Gideon Falls #3 (cover art by Greg Smallwood, Andrea Sorrentino) Infinity Countdown: Daredevil #1 (cover art by Clayton Crain) The Mighty Thor: At The Gates of Valhalla #1 (cover art by Nick Derington) The Punisher…

May 13, 2018: Our day at the Toronto Comics Art Festival!

Yesterday, Akemi and I checked out one of my favorite events in the city - the annual Toronto Comics Art Festival. It was quite a turn-out at the Toronto Reference Library for the free general admission event showcasing artists, creators and publishers, both mainstream and independent. Well this was a pleasant surprise, coming across artist…

May 12, 2018: 10 Times Richie Rich Was A Dick!

Look, as a foodie, I'm the last person who is going to criticize someone's menu selections.  If you want to shell out an extra $50 to top your scallops with Osetra caviar or spend $150 to finish that risotto with white truffle shavings, why not? Who am I to say anything?  On my first trip…

May 9, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

These were my favorites... Amazing Spider-Man: Venom Incorporated (cover art by Ryan Stegman) Darth Vader #16 (cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli) Domino #2 (cover art by Greg Land) Old Man Logan #39 (cover art by Mike Deodato Jr.) Resident Alien: An Alien in New York #2 (cover art by Steve Parkhouse) You Are Deadpool #2…

April 25, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

A lot of beautiful artwork this week.  These were my favorites... Avengers #690 (cover art by Mark Brooks) Babyteeth #10 (cover art by Garry Brown) Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, vol. 2 (cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli) Darth Vader #15 (cover art by Elia Bonetti and Giuseppe Camuncoli) Doom Patrol #11 (cover…

April 18, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week! And all those Action Comics #1000 variants!

My favorites... The Amazing Spider-Man #799 (cover art by Alex Ross) Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1 (cover art by Dean Ormston) Dark Age vol. 1 (cover art by Juan Doe) Mister Miracle #8 (cover art by Nick Derington) Prison Ship (cover art by Estebean Maroto) Red Dog (cover art by W. Scott Forbes) Superman…

April 11, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

My favorites... Captain America #700 (cover art by Chris Samnee) Crude #1 (cover art by Garry Brown) Despicable Deadpool #298 (cover art by Mike Hawthorne) Domino #1 (cover art by Greg Land) Falcon #7 (cover art by Jay Anacieto) Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps (cover art by Tomeu Morey, Rafa Sandavol, Jordi Tarragona)…

April 10, 2018: #ILoveComics

I've always been an avid reader.  One of my most prized possessions during my elementary school years was a leather-bound copy of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.  I recall sitting down in my basement, writing up summaries of each act of every play, carefully recording them in a dedicated spiral-bound notebook.  As an early…

March 28, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

My favorites... Abbott (cover by Taj Tenfold) I can't decide whether they're snapping a pic as evidence or for instagram. Breathless #1 (cover art by Renzo Rodrigues) Always a big fan of starkly contrasted minimal color palettes. Days of Hate #12 (cover art by Tom Muller, Danijel Zezelj) Love the pencils and the overwhelming ornangeness that…

March 21, 2018: Best Comic Book Covers of the Week!

These were my favorites ... Doctor Strange: Damnation #3 (of 4) Cover art by Rod Reis Monstress #15 Cover art by Sana Takeda, Yoshi Yoshitani Spider-Men II Cover art by Sara Pichelli Star Wars: Poe Dameron #25 Cover art by Phil Noto The Adventures of Captain Cosmic #1 Cover by Andy W Clift The Mighty…

March 17, 2018: Toronto Comic Con!

That big Dalek, Baby Groot, Winter Soldier Irish jib crossover is finally here!!! Yes, today, we hit Toronto Comic Con - or "Geek Festival" as Akemi refers to it. Like most cons, much of the fun is in checking out the people in costume.  Or at least I assume they were in costume. When in…

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

My favorites... Darth Vader #13 (cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli) Falcon #6 (cover art by Jay Anacleto) Infidel #1 (cover art by Aaron Campbell, Jose Villarrubia) Mister Miracle #7 (cover art by Nick Derington) Sink #5 (cover art by Alex Cormack) Star Wars: Thrawn #2 (cover art by Paul Renaud) Beauty #20 (cover art by…

March 7, 2018: The Battle For Stargate Heats Up! Week’s Best Comic Book Covers!

We're only going to have one shot at this, Stargate fans, so let's make it count. This Friday night (in North America) and Saturday night (in the rest of the world), we'll be sending a message to MGM and the more people that participate in the tweet-storm, the louder the call. Do you want a…

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…