Archive for the ‘Pop Culture’ Category

Grim_Noir Watches a Studio & a …Witch’s Flower Bloom

January 21st, 2018 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 1 Comment
  Title: Mary and the Witch’s Flower (movie) Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Script: Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Riko Sakaguchi Based on the Novel The Little Broomstick by: Mary Stewart Animation Director: Takeshi Inamura Character Design: Akihiko Yamashita Art Director: ...

Grim_Noir Is Overrun By Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

December 27th, 2017 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
  Title: Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Volume 1 Story: Makoto Fukami Art: Seigo Tokiya Military Advisor: Naoya Tamura Translation: Christine Dashiell Adaptation: Tom Speelman Lettering & Retouch: James Adams Editor-in-Chief: Adam Arnold Publisher: Square Enix Licensed by: Seven Seas Entertainment, ...

Grim_Noir Hangs Out with the Regulars at the Black Crown

October 29th, 2017 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Black Crown Quarterly #1 Story and Art: (various writers and artists) Editor: Shelly Bond Letterer: Aditya Bidikar Publisher: IDW Publishing Reviewed by Grim_Noir As I have written about before, reviewing comic book anthologies is considered ...

Grim_Noir: Hail! Hail! The Lupin Gang’s All Here

September 10th, 2017 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Lupin the 3rd: Italian Game (anime TV movie) Chief Director: Kazuhide Tomonaga Director: Yuichiro Yano Script: Yuuya Takahashi Character Design: Hisao Yokoborii Art Director: Yasuhiro Yamako Based On The Characters Originally Created By: Monkey Punch Music: ...

Grim_Noir …and The Holograms: Infinite(ly) Outrageous

July 10th, 2017 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Jem and The Holograms/The Misfits: Infinite Parts 1& 2 Writer: Kelly Thompson Artists: Stacey Lee, Jen Hickman, Jen St-Ange Colorists (and Lyric Lettering): Sarah Stern, M. Victoria Robado Letterer: Shawn Lee Editor: Sarah Gaydos Published ...

Grim_Noir: With the Lois Lane Novels, the Third Time Is the Charmer

June 18th, 2017 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
  Title: Lois Lane: TRIPLE THREAT Writer: Gwenda Bond Jacket and book design: Bob Lentz Published by Capstone/Switch Press Reviewed by Grim_Noir Sixteen-year-old army brat Lois Lane is back and once again itching for a fresh ...

Grim_Noir Explores the (K)Night with Batman & The Shadow #1

April 30th, 2017 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
  Title: Batman/The Shadow #1 Writers: Scott Snyder & Steve Orlando Artist: Riley Rossmo Colorist: Ivan Plascencia Letterer: Clem Robins Published by DC Comics and Dynamite Entertainment Reviewed by Grim_Noir It’s all fun and games talking about Batman ...