We shouldn’t just collect or flip books, we should also read them. A good story can make your purchase well worth the money spent if you ask me. After all, we buy books to read for entertainment right? Even if you can’t flip them, reading is just as rewarding.
It’s that time again, where I tell you what’s really grinding my gears for the week of May 29th, 2019.
Some weeks it’s mostly likes, other weeks it’s dislikes.
So what’s grinding my gears this week?
Fifty-Two years ago, long before a majority of us were even born, a girl joined forces with one of the most well known and earliest superheroes.
You want to know what really grinds my gears?
Phoenix Comic Fest (formerly Phoenix Comicon) took place over the Memorial Day weekend. 2017 was a rough year for the event: staffing issues, near shooting incident, and taking on SDCC over the use of ‘comic con’ name. That’s all in the past now and they have revamped the con for 2018 in many ways. Now wristbands are mailed in advance, far more security checkpoints/entrances, and a slew of minor improvements throughout the convention center. Continue reading “Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 Wrap Up”
It’s tax day here in America, actually by the time this posts, it’s almost too late so I hope everyone paid their taxes on time or the taxeth man a cometh for you! Hopefully you all overpaid throughout last year and will use your refunds all on new comics, cause that’s what I’d do if I was getting a refund.
Continue reading “Poyo’s Spec and Drek for April 18th, 2018”
You read that right. Batman and Deathstroke Go to War Over Damian Wayne in DC Entertainment’s 6-Part Deathstroke Event, “Deathstroke Vs. Batman” according to the latest Previews press release.
Continue reading “February's PREVIEWS Features the Long-Awaited Battle Between Batman and Deathstroke”
It’s that time again. When we spend our hard earned cash on new comic books. Sure Christmas is this coming Monday but that’s not going to stop us from stopping by the ‘ol local comic shop to pick up some goodies for ourselves.
Continue reading “Poyo's Spec and Drek for Dec. 20th, 2017”
Hopefully everyone survived their family this past Thanksgiving week. If you went shopping on Thursday, shame on you. If you went shopping on Friday morning, you’re brave and also stupid at the same time but hopefully you had enough turkey and food to last a few more days. The best thing about Thanksgiving is the leftovers.
Continue reading “Poyo's Picks for Wednesday November 29th, 2017”
Alan Moore’s classic Batman story, The Killing Joke, is getting made into an animated film. The some times over the top Joker story is really considered one of the seminal Joker stories. SO why not get one of the most famous voices for the Joker to voice act him. Continue reading “Mark Hamill to voice Joker in Killing Joke”
Thanks to my friend Patrick Hood, aka phood, for doing this for us. It is a little different than what we have done in the past but I love the way it turned out. Full list of books follows:
Continue reading “Batman Endgame spec”
A twitter poster named Filming in Chicago tweeted that he had come across a trailer with the word “Knyazev” on the door. Could this mean The KGBeast, whose alias is Anatoli Knyazev, could be in the film? Continue reading “KGBeast in Batman Vs. Superman? Clues might suggest so.”
The cover of the return of the Joker has been bouncing around on the cover to Batman #37. But it looks like he has been here the whole time. Continue reading “Return of the Joker to Scott Snyder's Batman, already happened”
Newsarama ran this story earlier, that there may be a new female Robin coming. And no! it is not Harper Row.
Continue reading “Detective Comics #30, hinting at a new female Robin?”