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  • DC Comics Harley Quinn Volume 1 Hot in the City review
    DC Comics Harley Quinn Volume 1 Hot in the City review
    With villains being all the rage thanks to the Forever Evil storyline at DC sometime back, it came as no surprise that out of the shadows one of them got their own monthly series. Harley Quinn has been an instant fan favorite character since her...
  • Gotham by Midnight #1 review
    Gotham by Midnight #1 review
    There has been a ton of new Batman comics coming out from DC Comics. This is the last of the crop, for now anyways. Focusing not so much on Batman, but on Precinct 13 of GCPD. Precinct 13 deals with the supernatural crimes that go on in Gotham,...
  • 'The Kitchen' is cooking with danger
    'The Kitchen' is cooking with danger
    Vertigo Comics recently launched the new limited series “The Kitchen,” set in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood during the late ‘70s. This tale of the wives of Irish gang leaders was created by writer Ollie...
  • TOP: Dorothy, Rusty, and Toto float through the air with the greatest of ease. BOTTOM: Dandy, the Wizard, Toto, Dorothy, Rusty, and Socrates.
    Oz on Film, Part Fifty-two: The First Television Series of Oz, Part Five
    The opening scene of “The Balloon Buzz” shows Dorothy and the Wizard back outside the hat, with no explanation of how they managed it, nor what happened inside it, just the Wizard flipping it around and catching it on his head. He and...
  • TOP: The Wizard as the Giant(ish) Head. BOTTOM: Socrates and the Wizard talk brains.
    Oz on Film, Part Fifty-one: The First Television Series of Oz, Part Four
    Actually, the first several episodes of Tales of the Wizard of Oz did form a consistent story, constituting a rather disordered retelling of L. Frank Baum's Wonderful Wizard, but no moreso than some, and a good deal more cohesive than others--...
  • Marvel offers first look at Avengers & X Men Axis # 9
    Marvel offers first look at Avengers & X Men Axis # 9
    The highly anticipated Avengers & X-Men: Axis continues to shake things up in the Marvel Universe and now creators Rick Remender, Jim Cheung, Terry Dodson and Leinil Yu are bringing the finale with Act III: New World Disorder.In this issue...
  • Spider-Woman #1 (2014)
    Spider-Woman #1 (2014)
    Spider-Woman has a new series again, and the premiere issue is a crossover story from "Spider-Verse." This issue is written by Dennis Hopeless, pencils by Greg Land, inks by Jay Leisten, and colored by Frank D'Armata. As the summary...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man #10 (2014)
    The Amazing Spider-Man #10 (2014)
    The Amazing Spider-Man #10 titled "Superior Force," is part two of "Spider-Verse," and the main story continues from issue #9. Last issue left off with Miles Morales and Jessica Drew (of Earth-1610), being attacked by Verna and...
  • Care Bears advent calendar
    Care Bears advent calendar
    Come along with the Care Bears for a very magical countdown to Christmas in The Care Bears Advent calendar app from American Greetings. Packed with all of the fun sights and sounds of the holiday season children can start the countdown by &lsquo...
  • Civil War Trinity
    Comic Books: All Hail the King of Wakanda!
    Hello Comic book fanatics, aficionados, and friends. Examiner would like to start this little exercise in journalistic self-satisfaction with hail and hardy "I told you so!" That statement is in reference to a story your Detroit Comic...
  • Harley Quinn #12 review
    Harley Quinn #12 review
    We left off last issue with Power Girl and Harley hanging out in the mall when these bad guys show up. Being the superhero Power Girl is and the superhero Harley Quinn is trying to be they took on the bad guys, The Clock King and Sportsmaster,...
  • IDW Publishing Transformers: Drift Empire Of Stone #1
    New comic book releases 11/26/14.
    New comic book releases 11/26/14. Here we are, on the verge of the great turkey apocalypse! Do you have your pull list ready to grab those ever important post Turkey/Turducken/ Tofurky reads to help the “itis” settle in just right?...
  • 'Earth 2 Wonder Woman' is a figure of grace and strength
    'Earth 2 Wonder Woman' is a figure of grace and strength
    Continuing their line of “Earth 2” themed figures, DC Collectibles recently released the “DC Comics The New 52 Earth 2 Wonder Woman” action figure. Appearing early in the “Earth 2” comic book series, Earth 2...
  • Actor Eddie McClintock
    More guests added to Phoenix Fan Fest event
    With just a few weeks to go before the first Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest begins in Glendale, Ariz., the convention staff have announced additional guests who will be in attendance. Joining previously announced celebrity fan favorites are:·...
  • Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
    Comedic Romance in Ink. Review of Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
    When you read or watch anything that has the premise of romance, most guys dread the slow development of emotions and the overemphasized hesitating kissy face. Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun doesn’t play to that tune thankfully. The opening...