Archive for the ‘Pop Culture’ Category

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 ...

Grim_Noir: “Punching Cancer” (Right In The Junk)

May 30th, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 1 Comment
Title: Daredevil #26 (back-up story) Storytellers: Mark Waid & Chris Samnee Cover Art: Chris Samnee & Javier Rodriguez Variant Cover Art: Paolo Rivera Color Art: Javier Rodriguez Letterer: VC’s Joe Caramagna Publisher: Marvel Entertainment Reviewed by Grim_Noir It ...

Grim_Noir Sinks His Teeth Into Underwood and Flinch

March 30th, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
  Title: Underwood and Flinch Writer/Producer/Narrator/Aural Artist: Mike Bennett Title Theme: Amad Amma by Farid Farjad Published at UnderwoodAndFlinch.com Reviewed by Grim_Noir “The road to Hell…begins with the first step…” How’s that for a mash-up? This is ...

Grim_Noir Reviews AND Previews DC’S New(er) Universe

March 2nd, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Ame-Comi Girls Writers: Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray Covers: Amanda Conner, Sanford Greene, Ted Naifeh, Emanuela Luppacchino Variant Wonder Woman Cover by Dustin Nguyen Art: Amanda Conner, Tony Akins, Sanford Greene, Ted Naifeh, ...

Grim_Noir Crosses Paths With… The Skull Man

January 26th, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: The Skull Man (DVD set) Original Story: Shotaro Ishinomori Series Composition: Yutaka Izubuchi Director: Takeshi Mori Animation Production: studio BONES DVDs Produced By: Sentai Filmworks Viewable at www.hulu.com (*subtitled only) Reviewed by Grim_Noir When you find something ...

Grim_Noir Joins the Free Mark Waid Movement

December 22nd, 2012 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 8 Comments
Title: Insufferable (ongoing weekly) Writer: Mark Waid “Cover”: Peter Kause Art: Peter Krause Colorist: Nolan Woodard Letterers: Troy Peteri Published by www.Thrillbent.com Reviewed by Grim_Noir Hey, Kids! What if I told you that you could have a FREE ...

Grim_Noir Hails The Returning (Sym-Bionic) Titan

October 20th, 2012 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
“Sym-Bionic Titan returns to Toonami…where it belongs!” When Tom, the robot, said those words last Saturday night on Toonami Midnight Run, I sat up in my metaphorical footie pajamas and began ...