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The WORST of 2016

screen_shot_2016-08-03_at_11-08-01_am-0I think a lot of us can agree that by and large, 2016 was a pretty bad year all around. Nearly every major blockbuster movie disappointed, the country showed us how terrible it can be, and we lost a ton of great performers and celebrities to the man upstairs. That’s what makes this installment of my annual ‘Worst of” lists so much more difficult. In a year as crappy as this one, how can you choose the absolute crap of the crap? Well my friends, I’ve thought long and hard about this one, and after much deliberation, I give you my absolute WORST of 2016. Read the rest of this entry

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Comic Reviews: Daredevil and Harley’s Little Black Book!

COMIC REVIEWS!!!

Daredevil-1-Cover-1e977Daredevil #1 (Marvel Comics)

The Man Without Fear is back in a monthly book, and it’s definitely got more in common with his recent Netflix series than Mark Waid’s run. Charles Soule and Ron Garney’s Daredevil is darker in both tone and style, and it’s one of the more impressive debuts in the All New All Different Marvel line up. Read the rest of this entry

Comic Reviews: Harley Quinn and The Illegitimates!

COMIC REVIEWS!!

HARLEY_Cv1_R1_tk051e3bb3_ Harley Quinn #1-DC Comics

 After last month’s #0 issue, Harley has a new lease on life, and more importantly, the artist for her ongoing series. That artist is Chad Hardin, who’s penciling the script by Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner. Harley Quinn #1 is nothing like the previous issue. There’s no fourth wall breaking humor or jabs at the creative team. That doesn’t mean that it’s not fun though. Ms. Quinn’s first solo ongoing in the New 52 is full of surprises, and the characterization of Harley is particularly strong. Read the rest of this entry