For fans of metal and one of the most brutal speed metal thrash bands on the planet, SLAYER, there is not also a comic book based on the band’s album “Repentless” and videos that accompany it in the brand new (more…)
Just announced from Dark Horse Comics, one of my favorite modern-day comic books is getting its own library edition. This is great news for readers and even greater news for collectors of the series. Great, too, if you have (more…)
For those of you in the Michigan-area and the surrounding Midwest, you might want to check out the GRAND RAPIDS COMIC-CON in Grand Rapids, Michigan from November 21-23, 2014 at the DeltaPlex. SHU-IZMZ ran into the guys from Grand Rapids this year at C2E2 and because they were so cool, we decided to help spread the word about their convention. After all, Michigan is not THAT far away from the Chicagoland area and is part of the Midwest family. Here are the first few press updates with some guest announcements and info about the convention. So far, they have (more…)
I came across this comic book while attending C2E2 last year and talked with the publishers, TPub, and they sent me some digital comic books in .pdf form to read and review. I interviewed the creator of the comic book line, Neil Gibson, whom writes the stories for many, if not all of the comic books, and he seemed like a very driven and passionate writer and creator. So, here is one of the darker comic books he created called TABATHA.
Tabatha is about (more…)
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Releases Authoritative Manga Guide for Librarians and Educators with Dark Horse!
JUNE 26 (New York, NY)—This summer, Dark Horse is proud to publish CBLDF Presents Manga: Introduction, Challenges, and Best Practices, an authoritative yet accessible handbook designed to help librarians, educators, and parents navigate the vast and popular field of manga. Prepared by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the freedom to read, CBLDF Presents Manga provides what you really need to know about manga from those who really know it! The book will premiere at (more…)
Okay, it is that time of the year when one can go in to their local comic book shop and grab a free comic or, better yet, comics! It also is a great opportunity to drag along non-readers of America’s Favorite Pastime (after Baseball for sports fans and after drinking booze for alcoholics—which may also be categorized under “Sports Fans”) and get them introduced to the wonderful world of comic books and art at no expense. After all, who can pass up on something FREE?!?!?! (more…)