Category Archives: Books

Jake’s Take: Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” Review

Is This A New Twist Or Is It Just Twisted

Netflix has never been shy about picking up shows, some are amazing, some are bland, and others just float around. “The Umbrella Academy” seems to fit into all these categories but none all at the same time. It adds a new take on the superhero genre while also introducing casual audiences to something other than Marvel or DC heroes. I can without a doubt tell you I had never heard of this comic series until the show dropped on Netflix, but I’m glad it did and it is an incredible thing for it’s creator Gerard Way has made.

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Has Netflix Found a Replacement for Marvel???

Will Netflix Go All In On Dark Horse Comics???

February 15th marked the release of a new Netflix original show, “The Umbrella Academy”. Inspired by the comic series of the same name and published by creators Gerard Way and Dark Horse Comics, this show offers a somewhat different feel than products given to us by the big two (Marvel and DC comics). Which brings up the question, where did this come from?

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The Legend Of Mercy Brown “America’s Last Vampire”

AMERICA’S LAST VAMPIRE

Everyone loves a good urban legend, e.g. the vanishing hitchhiker, alligators in the sewers, the babysitter and the man upstairs.  There’s nothing like sitting around a fire with some friends and freaking each other out with a spooky story.  We love urban legends too, and one of the things we love most is how popular legends have their own little twists depending on the region and who’s telling the story.

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SGM: ‘The Joker’ Matthew Reed Talks Cosplay And Technique Wizard World Chicago 2018

Love That Joker…

The Joker

Cosplayer Matthew Reed (surprised2cosplay) talks to Nick Kelley about what it takes to become one of the most infamous villains, The Joker, during Wizard World Chicago 2018! Continue reading SGM: ‘The Joker’ Matthew Reed Talks Cosplay And Technique Wizard World Chicago 2018

Interview: ‘Cyanide & Happiness’ Artist Shawn Coss @ Wizard World Chicago 2018

It’s All In Your Head…

Nick Kelley & Shawn Coss

At Wizard World Chicago 2018, Cyanide & Happiness artist Shawn Coss took the time to chat with Nick Kelley about his artwork, his interesting career, and the journeys his talents have brought him through. Continue reading Interview: ‘Cyanide & Happiness’ Artist Shawn Coss @ Wizard World Chicago 2018

Latest News: Check Out The Top Artists & Writers At Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2018

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Diana Gabaldon, Dan Brereton, Gene Ha, Tom Cook Headline Creators At Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 23-26

Artist Alley Headliners Also Include Bob Camp, Andrew Pepoy, Kurt Lehner, Dan Dougherty, Jose Delbo, Jonathan Glapion, Arthur Suydam At 20th Anniversary Event At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

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Wizard World Comic Con Chicago Rings In Its 20th Anniversary With ‘Outlander’ Cast, Tom Welling, And More This August

Anyone who has been to Wizard World Comic Con Chicago know that every year is even more amazing than the last. This is one show that is constantly outdoing itself to give the fans everything they want, and the one major factor is that Wizard World listens to the fans. This year as we head into the 20th Anniversary of Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2018, we are so excited to see the venue! Check it out below and be sure to order your tickets today! Let’s CELEBRATE!!!

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C2E2 2018: Interview With Author Caleb Roehrig

This Rabbit Hole Is A Little Too Real…

Caleb Roerhig is definitely an author that likes to follow the beat of his own drum and his soon to be released second book (his first was “Last Seen Leaving“) “White Rabbit” shows exactly that. A thriller aimed at young readers featuring muder, mayhem, and heroic LGBTQ characters, “White Rabbit” follows modern day narratives while staying completely original.

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Shallow Graves Coverage of C2E2 2018’s Exclusive Interview With Sandy King Carpenter

From “They Live” To “Rumble Fish”, This Legend Has Done It All!!

Of course every one in entertainment wants to be in front of the camera for their “15 minutes”, but in order to bring out the best in every actor or story, there has to be a mastermind behind the scenes running the show. Sandy King Carpenter is undeniably a master mind. Whether it is respectfully branding the John Carpenter name or reinventing traditional sci-fi and horror, this pro knows how to work her magic and only settles for the best.

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