More than just an art book [Guest Book Review]

Title: The Art of Amanda Conner Edition: Hardcover // Published by: IDW // Forward by: Jimmy Palmiotti // Edited and Designed by: Joe Pruett Review by: Archie Easter There aren’t many artists out there who can make viewers crack a smile one minute and create stunning visual art the next, but Amanda Conner is one such person. From her gorgeous female characters and runs on books like Vampirella and Power Girl to the hooker-turned-superhero The Pro — and all manner of quirky and fun creations in between — if there’s one thing her work has shown, it is that she Continue reading More than just an art book [Guest Book Review]

A fantastic look at the art of a fantastic series [Books Guest Review]

Title: The Art of Dead Space Edition: Hardcover // Published by: Titan Books // Commentary by: Martin Robinson Review by: Eric Stuckart The first thing that really draws one’s attention to The Art of Dead Space was the feel of it’s book cover — a velvety, matte finish surface that belies the fantastically horrific artwork found within. Personal preferences aside — the Dead Space video game franchise remains one of my more beloved series this console generation — this is a  great art book from front to back. Covering the artistic foundations of pretty much every aspect of the video Continue reading A fantastic look at the art of a fantastic series [Books Guest Review]

Parasite causes Super-host to run out of steam [Comic Guest Review]

Title: Superman: Earth One Volume Two Publisher: DC Comics // Written by: J. Michael Straczynski // Illustrated by: Shane Davis, Sandra Hope Rating: Review by: Matt Peters Superman: Earth One Volume Two picks up a short while after the events of the first volume. Clark is now a member of the Daily Planet team, and things seem to be settling into the Superman status quo. Lois is wondering how the hayseed from Smallville got an exclusive interview with Superman, while Perry yells and Jimmy snaps photos. Fortunately, this is where writer J. Michael Straczynski is at his best. When everything Continue reading Parasite causes Super-host to run out of steam [Comic Guest Review]