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Lincoln: NBC Orders Jeffery Deavers Bone Collector Books to Series Pilot

'Lincoln': NBC Orders Jeffery Deaver's "Bone Collector" Books to Series Pilot

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.[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="622"] Grand Central Publishing[/caption]Lincoln Rhyme was once a brilliant criminologist, a genius in the field of forensics — until an accident[...]

Lord of Gore #5 Review: Headsmen Everywhere

Lord of Gore #5 Review: Headsmen Everywhere

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[...]


Incognegro: Renaissance #5 Review &#8211 Closure and Small Victories

Incognegro: Renaissance #5 Review – Closure and Small Victories

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Zane and Bette plan to expose Van Horn as a fraud and having plagiarized Xavier's manuscript. Bette receives a threatening invitation to meet at the Waldorf Astoria. She must go alone, so she helps Zane put together a disguise to get in as well. She meets with the perpetrator of it all, and […]

Joss Whedon to EP Dark Comedy Series Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective for Freeform

Joss Whedon to EP Dark Comedy Series 'Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective' for Freeform

[caption id="attachment_755224" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]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[...]

Abbott #5 Review: A Disappointing Ending to an Unfulfilled Series

Abbott #5 Review: A Disappointing Ending to an Unfulfilled Series

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Abbott is at the mercy of Bellcamp now. She is tied up and witnessing all the monstrosities he has and is willing to commit. He has plans for Elena Abbott. Her friends search for her and want to help, but this is a fight that Abbott must handle alone. Abbott #5 concludes the […]

Abbott #4 Late Review: Something Great is Hidden in this Comic

Abbott #4 Late Review: Something Great is Hidden in this Comic

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,[...]


X-Files Case Files Florida Man #1 Review: The Mystery Investigated at Last

X-Files Case Files Florida Man #1 Review: The Mystery Investigated at Last

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Scully and Mulder arrive in Ocala, Florida to investigate the infamous case of the "Florida Man." The trail leads them to an encounter with an open-air artist, an unhelpful local sheriff, an alligator-filled pawn shop, and a meth-ridden trailer park community. The trail becomes more treacherous when they stumble across a domestic situation. […]

Batwoman #14 Review: Dont Drink the Tea

Batwoman #14 Review: Don't Drink the Tea

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Batwoman goes after Tahani and Beth. Beth has been made into Alice once again, and she and Tahani have killed the Many Arms of Death. However, their sights are now set on burning Gotham City to the ground as an act of revenge towards Kate Kane. Batwoman refuses to call for help. She […]

Dry County #2 Review: A Dull Detective Story with

Dry County #2 Review: A Dull Detective Story with

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 #3 Review: A Compelling New Player Enters the Drama

Incognegro Renaissance #3 Review: A Compelling New Player Enters the Drama

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Zane finds himself at the mercy of an actress named Bette Mignom and her brute of a bodyguard. Bette knows more about Xavier and has more going on under the surface than Zane can imagine. She wants Xavier's manuscript, which Zane has. However, Zane is unsure if he can trust Bette. Worse yet, […]


Jessica Jones #18 Review: Bendis and Gaydos Nail the Good-Bye

Jessica Jones #18 Review: Bendis and Gaydos Nail the Good-Bye

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Jessica Jones is going broke and is in dire need of a case. Thankfully, a Texan woman dressed like a purple cowboy walks into her bakery/office with a job. She is Armadillo's girlfriend, and the two have had a steady relationship. However, after she told Armadillo that she loved him, he went off […]

Nightwing #41 Review: The Judge Receives His Sentencing

Nightwing #41 Review: The Judge Receives His Sentencing

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] An unknown figure visits Guppy in prison, and we flashback to Nightwing narrowly escaping the bomb the Judge has left in the casino. He even saves the person holding the bomb, and he won't let the Judge get away. Nightwing finds his limousine, and their final confrontation begins. At last, this bizarrely grim […]


Incognegro Renaissance #2 Review: An Absorbing and Racially-Charged Detective Story

Incognegro Renaissance #2 Review: An Absorbing and Racially-Charged Detective Story

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.[caption id="attachment_805363" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Incognegro: Renaissance #2 cover by Warren Pleece[/caption]Incognegro: Renaissance #2 continues off the critical concept-rich first installment with a more traditional noir reporter-detective narrative[...]

Batman #42 Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers – but with Poison Ivy

Batman #42 Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers – but with Poison Ivy

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Poison Ivy has taken over the world. Batman and Catwoman are apparently trying to test the limits of her hold over them, and Ivy responds with the Justice League in kind. With Batman #42, the plot kicks into gear, and we see what this arc is going to be like. While the premise […]

Morning Star #1 Review: A Fascinating Supernatural Investigation Story

Morning Star #1 Review: A Fascinating Supernatural Investigation Story

There is unrest between the realms of the living and the dead, and Morning Star intends to discover its origins.[caption id="attachment_806046" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Morning Star #1 cover by Paskal Millet[/caption]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[...]