Posts Tagged ‘Grim_Noir’

Grim_Noir’s “Tekken” is strong

July 27th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
“You will believe a panda can fly!” Okay, as taglines go, that one is pretty terrible. But we are talking about Namco’s “Tekken” here. The new CG movie “Tekken: Blood Vengeance ...

Grim_Noir Gets Lost In The “AMNESIA LABYRINTH!”

July 25th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
When the ol’ interwebs lit up that the original author of the “Haruhi Suzumiya” novels, Nagaru Tanigawa, was writing a dark, psychological manga, I was intrigued. And why why not? His ...

Grim_Noir Sends “ALPHAS” Back to Beta Testing

July 17th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 2 Comments
Since “Heroes” fell apart and “The Cape” was a mess, I was rooting for Syfy’s “ALPHAS”┬áto be the cure for my new weekly superhero jones. In the immortal words of Dr. ...

Grim_Noir Conducts a Controlled “BURN (NOTICE)!”

June 24th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 1 Comment
When I hear the words, “My name is Michael Westen. I used to be a spy until…,” in front of the first episode of a new season for Burn Notice, ...

Grim_Noir reviews AVENGERS ACADEMY #14.1! So NOT the “throw-away” issue you’d expect!

June 7th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 2 Comments
Title: Avengers Academy #14.1 Writer: Christos Gage Pencils: Sean Chen Inker: Scott Hanna Reviewed by Grim_Noir I knew I was going to enjoy Avengers Academy #14.1 because the creators of this book never take the ...

RetroPop: Grim_Noir Revisits George Alec Effinger and The Audran Sequence, 30 Years Later…

May 17th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 1 Comment
George Alec Effinger should have been a god among Geeks. There: I said it. He was everything we are and everything we aspire to be. In a different time and different place, ...

Grim_Noir’s POp/Ed: FCBD – FTW!

May 1st, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Every year, like the changing of the seasons, when I am about to despair that all comic books are about muscular people beating each other up to prove that their ...