AMC Networks' Acorn TV has cast its lead in the upcoming detective drama, Signora Volpe, with Emilia Fox playing the main sleuth Fox's character is named Sylvia, a woman who has a history with M16 as an operative The story follows her journey to see her sister, Isabel, in the village of Umbria, but soon she becomes[...]
When a harrowing case brings him back to the force, Rhyme partners up with an ambitious young detective, Amelia Sachs, to take down some of the most dangerous criminals in the U.S. Grand Central Publishing Lincoln Rhyme was once a brilliant criminologist, a genius in the field of forensics — until an accident left him physically and[...]
The story thus far has been primarily a detective tale centering on nerd culture, B-movies, and the film industry in general Now, we have an action issue focused upon our heroes fighting off the eponymous Headsman. It's a good issue, and the change of pace is welcome It gives a quicker pacing and a cathartic release[...]
Lady Mechanika is back, and she has been charged with tracking down a stolen mechanical arm. Plus, Mr. Lewis is at his lowest point. Is it a good read?
Incognegro: Renaissance reaches its ending as Zane and Bette receive a threatening letter, and they work to expose Van Horn. Is it a good read?
Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Freeform and Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon are teaming up to develop another female-led series for the network — but half-hour dark comedy series Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective is just a little bit different from the others The project originates from creators Siobhan Thompson and Rebecca Drysdale; with Whedon and[...]
Abbott is at the mercy of Bellcamp and his dark powers. Her friends are looking for her, but they may not make it in time. Will Abbott survive? Is it a good read?
I say this because I want to make it clear that this isn't me holding some grudge against either creators or the premise of Abbott. The premise, lead character, and many elements of Abbott are the hallmarks of a good reporter detective book There is social and racial strife, the main character is complex and compelling,[...]
The pacing is quick, the visuals are good, and the overall comic is a more fun yet grounded take on the detective Its version of Sherlock isn't fresh, but it is entertaining As such, this one gets a recommendation Feel free to check it out. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"] A man goes missing on the way[...]
The X-Files team heads down to Florida to investigate the infamous Florida Man who causes so much havoc. Is it a good read?
Batwoman nears a showdown with Alice and Tahani for the fate of Kate's twin sister, Beth. Can she go it alone? Is it a good read?
The comic itself is a rather dull detective story with a quirky amateur-investigator protagonist and an unabsorbing mystery. The comic should work better than it does It centers around a surprisingly grounded mystery, the protagonist acts like the lead of Sunset Boulevard even though the world looks more like Hotline Miami with significantly less bloodshed. However, I[...]
Incognegro: Renaissance continues with Zane meeting an actress named Bette, learning her life, and how she connects to the murdered Xavier. Is it a good read?
Abbott narrowly escapes another bizarre attack and is put on a fluff piece from her worried editor. She's also contacted by her mystic friend once again. Is it a good read?
Jessica Jones takes on a case from a strange Texan woman who claims to be the girlfriend of the Armadillo. Does it make for a good final issue from Bendis and Gaydos?
Nightwing finally comes face-to-face with the Judge. This is the final showdown. Can Nightwing bring the villain down? Is it a good read?
It also looks at the nepotism inherent in it all and more on how cutthroat it all can be. The detective angle of the comic is expanded upon in this issue, as much of its run time is spent on investigating the backstory and history of the actors and production behind the titular film franchise. This does[...]
This allows Zane to enter the whites patrons-only (the performers and dishwashers can be black) Cotton Club to interview a woman about the death of Xavier. Incognegro: Renaissance #2 cover by Warren Pleece Incognegro: Renaissance #2 continues off the critical concept-rich first installment with a more traditional noir reporter-detective narrative The idea and implication of passing is[...]
Batman and Catwoman must decide what Poison Ivy has done and how she accomplished this world takeover. Can they figure out how to break their hold? Is it a good read?
There is unrest between the realms of the living and the dead, and Morning Star intends to discover its origins. Morning Star #1 cover by Paskal Millet Morning Star mixes mysticism and Western-esque detective stories to weave a low-key tale of supernatural investigators It certainly takes some notes from B.P.R.D and Hellblazer for its premise and measures[...]
Abbott #2 Review: A Potentially Beautiful Noir Story Held Back by Supernatural Themes and Text Walls
Abbott barely escapes the shadowy masked man, and she begins to chase down new leads that may be able to explain this. Is it a good read?
Nightwing has been captured by the Judge, and Dick Grayson relives the second time encountered this rogue. Is it a good read?
However, Azrael and Batwing take Batwoman's side. Later, Spoiler confronts Red Robin on the destructive behavior he is fostering by remaining with Batman. Batman: Detective Comics #974 cover by Guillem March and Jason Wright Detective Comics #974 delivers a cathartic aftermath issue to the events of "Fall of the Batmen." Batman, Orphan, and Red Robin lash out at[...]
Nightwing closes in on the Judge after tracking down Guppy and contacting Lucy once again. Meanwhile, the Judge himself hires on some more muscle. Does it make for a good read?
Incognegro: Renaissance brings the tale of Zane Pinchback, a black journalist who is invited to the party of a white Harlem Renaissance writer known for novels about African-Americans. Unfortunately, the party isn't what he expects. Is it a good read?
Nightwing visits an old friend and crimefighting partner in the hopes of finding some leads on the Judge. The two reminisce about their first meeting. Does it make for a good read?
Batman is called to investigate the grizzly murder of a child billionaire's parents. Needless to say, this case connects with Bruce Wayne on a very personal level. Does this make for a good read?
Even before it's arrived in North America by way of HBO, Strike, the BBC series based on author J.K. Rowling's series of books following the adventures of
Though NBC is developing the property for broadcast, it appears CBS Television Studios will remain attached to produce. In this version, the author of the famous female teen detective book series finds herself caught up in the middle of a real-life murder mystery When the situation becomes more than she can handle, she turns to her two[...]
And at a table full of people, Tommy became the center of attention telling story after story and making us all laugh. Career wise I can tell you that Tommy worked on a heck of a lot of titles: Batman Detective; Legends of the Dark Knight; Toetags, with Horror legend George Romero; Evil Ernie; Tales From the[...]