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Grim_Noir Awards Lois Lane: DOUBLE DOWN with “Most Improved”

May 28th, 2016 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Lois Lane: DOUBLE DOWN Writer: Gwenda Bond Jacket and book design: Bob Lentz Published by Capstone/Switch Press Reviewed by Grim_Noir There is a great dichotomy to Ms. Lois Lane: Her sly cynicism toward those ...

370 – Spoiler Alert – Vision 7, Action Comics 52, Black Panther 2, The Fix 2, and a look back at Darwyn Cooke’s New Frontier!

May 17th, 2016 | Posted by JD (Host) | 1 Comment
On this episode: Johnny Destructo, Ambush Bug and Optimous Douche review this week’s books: Vision 7, Action Comics 52, Black Panther 2, The Fix 2, and a look back at ...

Grim_Noir Likes Shiki A (Salem’s) Lot

October 29th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Shiki (anime series) Series Composition: Kenji Sugihara Director: Tetsuro Amino Script: Asami Ishikawa, Jun’ichi Shintaku, Kenji Sugihara, Noboru Takagi, Sawako Hirabayashi Chief Animation Director: Shinji Ochi Art Director: Ichirou Tatsuta Based On The Novel By: ...

Grim_Noir Stumbles Onto An International Incident Called Master Keaton

July 10th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Master Keaton (volumes 1-3; more to follow) Story and Art: Naoki Urasawa Story: Hokusei Katsushika (a.k.a. Hajime Kimura); Takashi Nagasaki Editor: Amy Yu Lettering: Steve Dutro Translation & English Adaptation: John Werry Publisher: SHOGAKUKAN Licensed by: ...

Grim_Noir Checks The FALLOUT From A New Lois Lane

May 29th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 1 Comment
Title: Lois Lane: FALLOUT Writer: Gwenda Bond Jacket and book design: Bob Lentz Published by Capstone/Switch Press Reviewed by Grim_Noir Lois Lane may be the most malleable character in all of superhero lore and that ...

Grim_Noir Takes One Last, Long, Strange Trip With Satoshi Kon’s OPUS Manga

December 15th, 2014 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Opus Story and Art: Satoshi Kon Editor: Carl Gustav Horn Lettering and Retouch: IHL Translation: Zack Davisson Publisher: Tokuma Shoten Publishing Company, Ltd Licensed by: Dark Horse Comics Reviewed by Grim_Noir “OPUS (noun): 1. a piece of ...

Grim_Noir Gets INFECTED With a Bad Case of the “Sigler-verse”

October 24th, 2014 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Infected Writer/Producer/Narrator/Aural Artist: Scott Sigler Reviewed by Grim_Noir So, are you looking for something scary this Halloween? ‘Cause if you are, then I should warn you, you’re gonna see all sorts of ...