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Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters Crossovers With Cyberfrog

Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters was a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles parody created by Don Chin and Patrick Parsons (as Parsonovich). Published by Comic Castle and Eclipse Comics in 1986, it was later drawn by Mike Dringenberg and then Sam Kieth (which is when I discovered it), with later series published by Parody Press and more […]

Last Week in #Comicsgate: #BlameWarCampaign

Preston Poulter Trademarks Comicsgate

Back in August/Septemeber 2018, Vox Day, writer, editor, video game designer, blogger and alt-right activist, stated he was going to launch a comic book imprint called Comicsgate. Comic creator Ethan Van Sciver who has become associated with the hashtag, stated that Day had no right to the name, and that as Ethan then ran a YouTube […]


Separated At Birth: Ethan Van Sciver on Jawbreakers and Daryl Banks on Green Lantern

Earlier this week, longstanding Green Lantern artist and Comicsgater Ethan Van Sciver revealed his cover for fellow Comicsgater Richard Meyer's crowdfunded comic Jawbreakers: GØd-K1ng. The image of the central antagonist in Van Sciver's book in the back looked a little familiar to come, compared to work by another famed Green Lantern artist Daryl Banks, from the […]

A New Year's Ballad of Dave Sim and Ethan Van Sciver

Dave Sim is the legendary Canadian creator, writer, and artist of Cerebus. Alongside background artist Gerhard, it remains one of the essential long runs in comic books, with three hundred issues, plus occasional spin-offs, self-published from the seventies to the noughties. It is regarded as a work from the pen of one of the greatest […]

Marsha Cooke, Ethan Van Sciver, Comicsgate, and Darwyn Cooke's Legacy

Marsha Cooke is the widow of comic book creator Darwyn Cooke. A prominent a presence at comic conventions, she is forthright in her opinions — and I know from personal experience that it's not the greatest position to be on the wrong side of her. Recently someone on Twitter claimed that Darwyn would have supported the "ComicsGate" […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #45 cover by Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and Wil Quintana

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #45 Review: The Salvation of Hector Hammond

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Darkstars begin picking off Green Lanterns and their arrests while Hal Jordan tries to get Hector Hammond away from new Metropolis cop, Atomic Skull. Skull is unwilling to let one of the Stryker's Island prisoners, and Hal is trying to spring Hammond. On Jekuul, Corps Leader John Stewart has the dubious task […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #42 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #42 Advance Review: The Darkstars Return at Last

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Controllers have finished building their army of Darkstar Mantles and only need to activate the suits to search for recruits which will be entirely at the command of the Controllers. In Sector Zero, the Green Lantern Corps is running like a well-oiled machine. Somar-Le is talking with Tomar-Tu when Hal Jordan arrives […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of 03/28/18

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of March 28th, 2018: Dark Doomsday Metal Clock

It's time for the Comics for Your Pull Box! We actually have a pretty packed lineup this week, so let's go ahead and get started. Animosity #13 Marguerite Bennett and Rafael de Latorre's Animosity has been on of AfterShock's best series since it started. The current arc is rising to a fever pitch as the farmers, the hive, and […]




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Things To Do In New Jersey This Weekend If You Like Comics

This one is pretty obvious: the New Jersey Comic Expo is going on out at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center on November 18th and 19th and tickets are still available here. The show opens at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning and goes until 7 p.m., and then opens again at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday […]

Hal Jordan And The GL Corps #32 Review: Cool Battle, Little Plot Advancement

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] *Ties into the Dark Days: Metal crossover Hal Jordan is squaring off with the Dawnbreaker Batman alone in a Batcave deep under his hometown of Coast City. The Dawnbreaker's ring can absorb all light, so Hal has to get particularly creative to even be able to fight this Nightmare Batman. One significant problem […]

Cover to Batman the Dawnbreaker #1 by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson

Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1 Review: The Darkest Knight

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] On an alternate Earth, Bruce Wayne faced the death of his parents without fear or anger. He faced it with will instead, and this willpower attracted a Green Lantern Ring, making him the first Green Lantern of Earth. He immediately overrode the Ring to allow him to kill the man who slew his […]

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Ethan Van Sciver Leads Guest List For New Jersey Comic Expo

The New Jersey Comic Expo has announced their initial guest list for the show November 18-19, 2017, and they have a few interesting names already. The list includes Ethan Van Sciver, Meredith Finch, Dennis Calero, Neil Vokes, Erica Schultz, Greg Land and Jae Lee. The show takes place at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center, […]

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No, Ethan Van Sciver Is Not A Nazi

Comic book writer/artist Ethan Van Sciver, currently working on Hal Jordan & The Green Lantern Corps, posted a long, passionate plea to Facebook stating that, no, he is not a Nazi nor a white nationalist. Not the kind of thing many people have to post, but this is the internet. He wrote: "There are strange people on […]


Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #24 Review

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] With the revelation that Tomar-Tu killed a member of the Sinestro Corps, Hal Jordan and John Stewart confront the veteran Green Lantern about his actions. He reveals the hows and whys of the execution, and the two Lanterns have to decide what to do about the situation. Meanwhile, Soranik Natu confronts Kyle Rayner […]