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Evil: CBS Psychological Mystery Offers Viewers a Sneak Preview [VIDEO]

'Evil': CBS Psychological Mystery Offers Viewers a Sneak Preview [VIDEO]

One of the shows that slapped our interest upside its head is Evil, from The Good Fight's Michelle King and Robert King and starring Katja Herbers (Westworld) and Mike Colter (Luke Cage). While it might be easy to read the premise and want to dismiss it as simply "The X-Files-meets-The Exorcist," there's something about the teaser […]

Blackwood #4 Review: A Somber and Understated Ending

Blackwood #4 Review: A Somber and Understated Ending

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Blackwood is under siege by Grace and her insect horde. She's trying to summon a goddess through a portal over the campus. Try their best to hold off the bugs, and the three students make it into Ogden's office. The three look through Ogden's things and find an arsenal to use against Grace's […]

Blackwood #3 [Late] Review: Twisted Charming and Engaging

Blackwood #3 [Late] Review: Twisted, Charming, and Engaging

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] faculty identify the body and return to the school. However, a swarm of large insects attack their bus and run them off the road. Two more of the faculty are hurt, but the rest make it back to Blackwood. The remaining three students find Ogden's coat, and a professor loses his fingers trying […]

Shadowman #6 Review: Prehistory of the Shadowman

Shadowman #6 Review: Prehistory of the Shadowman

The past two issues have been stunning and have given a photorealistic eye to this occult superhero series Guedes’ linework, inking, and color art are all on point and do this book a lot of good.Shadowman #6 is a decent book Its art is its strongest asset by far, but the story is far from[...]

Shadowman #5 [Late] Review: Fighting for Freedom and Love

Shadowman #5 [Late] Review: Fighting for Freedom and Love

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Shadowman continues his journey through the Boniface family history, this time landing in the body of the first Shadowman, Marius Boniface. Marius lived in the late 19th Century. We join him when a hunting party arrives on his property looking for a worker who ran from their mining operation. Marius denies knowing where […]


Justice League Dark #2 Review: The Fate of Magic in the DC Universe

Justice League Dark #2 Review: The Fate of Magic in the DC Universe

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Zatanna and Swamp Thing return to the Hall of Justice to help Wonder Woman, Detective Chimp, and Man-Bat fight off the magic users resurrected by the Otherkin. They barely survive, and Zatanna points the new Justice League Dark in the direction of the Tower of Fate for answers. The team will seek aid […]

Venom #4 Review: The Origins of Knull and the Symbiotes

Venom #4 Review: The Origins of Knull and the Symbiotes

Where Brian Michael Bendis tried to craft them as an inherently peaceful species with his big Venom arc in Guardians of the Galaxy, Cates and Stegman flip the table and create a cosmic and pseudo-occult origin for the symbiote race, even redefining the term “Klyntar.”They even tie this into the “God Butcher” in Jason Aaron[...]

Hellblazer #24 Review: A Mixed Bag Representative of Constantine Himself

Hellblazer #24 Review: A Mixed Bag Representative of Constantine Himself

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] John Constantine is at the mercy of a mob boss' spirit in the body of an ex-girlfriend. Burke Day is in the body of Margaret Ames, and the Huntress incapacitated across the room. This looks like it maybe it for the old Hellblazer as Burke sucks the soul from John's body. Constantine has […]

Blackwood #2 Review: Harry Potter Meets Scooby-Doo and Lovecraft

Blackwood #2 Review: Harry Potter Meets Scooby-Doo and Lovecraft

The students must now face the true nature of the school they have enrolled into while the teachers decide the fate of the school.[caption id="attachment_876387" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Blackwood #2 cover by Veronica Fish[/caption]Blackwood #2 dives fully into the occult elements of its story, contrasting the first issue’s tiptoeing around the ideas[...]

Shadowman #4 Review: The History of Shadowman

Shadowman #4 Review: The History of Shadowman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Jack Boniface is falling through time. He sees his own life, but he travels back even further to the lives of his ancestors. He lands in the body of Maxim Boniface, his great-grandfather. He also bore the Shadow Loa, and he used it to help the U.S stamp out Nazism wherever it arose […]

Punks Not Dead #5 Review: Dorothys Grand 1960s Adventure

Punk's Not Dead #5 Review: Dorothy's Grand 1960's Adventure

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We learn Dorothy's career from years ago. She used to be a freelance hunter of the paranormal who took frequent dips in the Fountain of Youth, but a particularly intense case aged her to look as she does now. This is when she joined up with the British government. In the present, Fergie […]

First Impressions: Gravediggers Union Says Space-Monkey a Lot [#7 Review]

First Impressions: Gravediggers Union Says Space-Monkey a Lot [#7 Review]

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Gravediggers Union escaped with the Space-Monkey, but Haley is barely alive. Cole must know grapple with the fact that his daughter, Morgan, is working with the apocalypse cult. He knew she had powers, but he didn't think she would join up with this sort. Now, the Gravediggers Union must decide what is […]

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 […]

Blackwood #1 Advance Review: Familiar Premise with Great Characters and Art

Blackwood #1 Advance Review: Familiar Premise with Great Characters and Art

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Blackwood is a college hidden away in a small hamlet. It teaches its students pagan, wiccan, and other esoteric ideologies, religions, philosophies, etc. A new group of students have just arrived at the college, none of whom know one another. They don't get along, but they may need one another to survive the […]

Shadowman #3 Review: Baron Samedi Seems Fun to Party With

Shadowman #3 Review: Baron Samedi Seems Fun to Party With

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Shadowman is trapped in the Deadside once more. Alyssa works to devise a means to bring Jack Boniface back to our world, and she is visited by two Abettors while doing so. Back in the Deadside, Jack comes up with a plan: Alyssa and the Abettors can distract Baron Samedi while Jack retrieves […]

Doctor Strange #390 Review: A Funny Charming and Heart-Warming Finale to this Strange Era

Doctor Strange #390 Review: A Funny, Charming, and Heart-Warming Finale to this Strange Era

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Zelma Stanton returns to the Sanctum Santorum in search of Doctor Strange. Instead, she finds the Amazing Spider-Man housesitting for the Sorcerer Supreme. He does, however, know where to lead Zelma. She and Spidey find Stephen at his short-lived veterinary clinic with Bats the Ghost Dog. Zelma and Stephen have a heart-to-heart while […]

Science and Supernatural Collide in CBS All Access Strange Angel Official Trailer

Science and Supernatural Collide in CBS All Access 'Strange Angel' Official Trailer

The worlds of science and supernatural have a date with destiny -- and with Jack Parson (Jack Reynor) -- in the first official trailer for Strange Angel, CBS All Access's new drama series from Mark Heyman (Black Swan, The Skeleton Twins).Directed and executive produced by David Lowery (A Ghost Story) and based on true events,[...]

Strange Angel: CBS All Access Releases First Look at David Lowery-Directed Series

Strange Angel: CBS All Access Releases First Look at David Lowery-Directed Series

Directed and executive produced David Lowery (A Ghost Story), Strange Angel stars Jack Reynor as a brilliant janitor directly involved in the foundation of rocket science who finds his life entagled with the life of occultist Aleister Crowley.[caption id="attachment_840106" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: CBS All Access[/caption]Here's an overview and the first look trailer from CBS All Access[...]

Doctor Strange #389 Review: The Terrible Trio

Doctor Strange #389 Review: The Terrible Trio

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Doctor Strange explains to us that the portal he opened in Las Vegas attracted not only Mephisto, but also Dormammu, Nightmare, and Shuma-Gorath. They warred over who would enter our dimension, and Mephisto won, which left the other three in some sort of Necro-Realm. Dormammu has a proposal for Doctor Strange and the […]