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Comic Review Special: The Sixth Gun Vol 1: Cold Dead Fingers

the-sixth-gun-vol-1-9781620104200_lg.jpgThe Sixth Gun, Vol 1: Cold Dead Hands (Oni Press)

To mix it up a little, this week I want to shine the spotlight on a title that I always meant to check out, but didn’t get around to until recently: The Sixth Gun. Written by Cullen Bunn and drawn by Brian Hurtt, The Sixth Gun is a Western/Horror hybrid that mixes both genres in new and clever ways, and it grabbed my attention unlike any other series has in a long time. Read the rest of this entry

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Comic Reviews: Venom The First Host and Rick and Morty vs Dungeons and Dragons!

COMIC REVIEWS!

687306._SX360_QL80_TTD_Venom: The First Host #1 (Marvel Comics)

The current Venom run is doing some pretty incredible things with the character, exploring the history of the symbiote and it’s long connection with the universe. Which makes Venom: the First Host, a new miniseries from Mike Costa and Mark Bagley, a weird one. While it’s showing off a new part of the history of Eddie Brock’s “other”, the fact that we’re getting some additional “never before seen” history behind the creature at the same time as the current run on the character makes The First Host seem repetitive, and if I’m being honest, a little boring too. Read the rest of this entry

Comic Review: Birthright and Rick and Morty!

COMIC REVIEWS!!

STK671541Birthright #7 (Image Comics)

Image Comics’ Birthright is one of the best books on the stands, period. The Joshua Williamson and Andrei Bressan series absolutely nails that feeling of being a child and pretending to fight off orcs, goblins, and other monsters in the woods. The catch here though is that Mikey, the lead in Birthright, has actually fought goblins and other ghouls. At a young age, he wandered off and was transported to Terrenos, a mythical land filled with danger. Mikey was destined to be their savior, and returns to Earth. While he looks like a gigantic Conan the barbarian to his shocked family, he’s actually only been gone a year in Earth time…and has been possessed by the evil spirit he was destined to destroy. Read the rest of this entry