Archive for the ‘Pop Culture’ Category

Grim_Noir Gladly Does A Bid With Doctor Who: Prisoners Of Time

April 12th, 2014 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Doctor Who: Prisoners Of Time Writers: Scott and David Tipton Cover(s): Francesco Francavilla (floppies and trade paperbacks) and Dave Sim (Hardcover) Variant Covers (individual floppies): Simon Fraser, Lee Sullivan, Mike Collins, Gary ...

Grim_Noir’s Audience With The Godfather (of British Comics), Pat Mills

February 21st, 2014 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Upon Titan Comics’ release of their collected The Complete Accident Man hardback, Pat Mills sat down and answered a few questions for us. The “Godfather of British Comics” talks about ...

Pop/Ed: Grim_Noir’s Top 13 Pop Culture Moments From 2013

January 3rd, 2014 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Wow. This year whipped by like freefall with an unpacked parachute, didn’t it? As 2013 draws to a close, it is traditional to sit back and take stock of the events ...

Grim_Noir’s Off-Kilter Filter Movie Club: Summer Wars (2010)

December 13th, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Summer Wars Director: Mamoru Hosoda Screenplay by: Satoko Okudera Story by: Mamoru Hosoda Animation by: MADHOUSE Distributed by: FUNimation Reviewed by Grim_Noir At midnight every Saturday night/Sunday morning in December 2013, Cartoon Network will be showing ...

Grim_Noir Watches The Kings Watch Men

September 15th, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Kings Watch Writer: Jeff Parker Covers: Marc Laming & Chris Sotomayor Variant Cover: Ramon K. Perez Art: Marc Laming Colorist: Jordon Boyd Letterer: Simon Bowland Published by Dynamite Entertainment Reviewed by Grim_Noir Mandrake The Magician. Flash Gordon. The ...

Grim_Noir Crunches the Numbers on Numbercruncher #2

August 21st, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Numbercruncher #2 (of 4) Writer: Si Spurrier Artist: P.J. Holden Colorist: Jordie Bellaire Letterer: Simon Bowland Title & Original Layout: Simon Parr Publisher: Titan Comics Reviewed by Grim_Noir Quick: Which would you rather have? One more day ...

Grim_Noir Entertains Doubt (and Doubt Entertains Him, Too)

July 4th, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
  Title: Doubt – Volume #1 Storyteller: Yoshiki Tonogai Cover Art: Yoshiki Tonogai Translation and Letterer: Alexis Eckerman Publisher: Square Enix Licensed by: Yen Press Reviewed by Grim_Noir Swimming through the chum-laden waters of Saw wannabes (like Avengers ...