Comics

Herb Trimpe, Comic Artist Died at 75

Herb Trimpe, a prolific veteran comic book artist whose illustration credits include the first appearance of Marvel’s massively popular Wolverine, has passed away at age 75 as first reported by a Facebook post from a family member. Trimpe is survived by his wife, Patricia, and four children. With a career that spanned more than 45 …

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Names Have Power: A Fan Annotation of Imperium #3

Writer: Joshua Dysart Pencils: Doug Braithwaite Colors: Brian Reber (w/ Ulises Arreola) Letters: Dave Sharpe   The “superpeople” genre can often get stuck up in all the wondrous and fantastic ideas it creates that works can sometimes lose sight of the connective tissue of humanity necessary for the story to work. Not saying one requires …

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Harley Quinn Convergence #1 Review

 Harley Quinn Convergence came out this week. Harley Quinn fans rejoice as we are brought back to Harley’s roots and the new 52 Harley seems to disappear for at least a little bit. Harley Quinn fans for a while have been screaming to see the classic Harley Quinn back into the comics. Harley came into …

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Buildabear Releases Avengers Bears

I was inside a Build a Bear the other day, mostly because I really wanted to pick up the Batman bear (I didn’t I used restraint and decided I didn’t need another stuffed animal). I got overly excited when I saw all the new bears they had in particular all the Avengers Bears. I wanted …

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Finding Humanity in Inhumanity: Uncanny Inhumans #0

There seems to have been a dominating form of storytelling for the last decade where plot is the most important focus with characterization taking a backseat. Hell, one of my favorite quotes for when incredibly stupid character decisions happen is “Because the Plot says so”. Now, I don’t think every big, bombastic, blockbuster piece of …

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Geek Meet at the Slidebar in Fullerton

On Sunday night, I hit up the Geek Meet with SkullDouggary over at the Slidebar in Fullerton. It was an interesting event with a lot of things for people to geek out on. The bar has a really interesting set up so there were multiple rooms designed to fulfill each of your geeky needs. There …

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