Tamra Bonvillain


Ludocrats #2 Review: The Professionals are at Work Here

Ludocrats #2 Review: The Professionals are at Work Here

Kieron Gillen, Tamra Bonvillain … names you’ve seen a lot. The rest of the team aren’t exactly slouches and this … well …Baron Otto Von Subertan is quite a figure — his Volstagg-ian proportions are only dwarfed by his deep devotion to being a Ludocrat, someone who rules but is never boring To say he is[...]

The Daily LITG 1st March 2020 &#8211 Happy Birthday Tamra Bonvillain

The Daily LITG, 1st March 2020 – Happy Birthday Tamra Bonvillain

if you are going to the show, do let us know what you discover. The 10 most-read stories yesterdayWhen Joe Hill Pitched Hulk to Marvel But Never Heard Back, and Tom King's Jokes About Dan DiDio - C2E2 DC Nation Panel Post-Dan DiDio Changes, Already Happening at DC Comics? An Exclusive Look Inside Flash #750[...]

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019 in Full

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

The launch of The Best Of 2000AD may bring his role greater into the spotlight in 2020. Tamra Bonvillain (New Entry) – Comics colourist extraordinaire and one of the most sought after in her field A stack of awards, she works on the biggest books in the industry from, she is also a sounding board[...]

Border Town #1 Review: Its Frigging Awesome

Border Town #1 Review: It's Frigging Awesome

Worse yet, something dark and supernatural is taking place in Devil’s Fork, and it’s tearing its way through the town.[caption id="attachment_911924" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Border Town #1 cover by Ramon Villalobos and Tamra Bonvillain[/caption]Border Town #1 is friggin’ awesome Its characters, premise, and themes all coincide to create a compelling first issue that pulls the reader[...]


Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #32: Not Suitable for Children

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #32: Not Suitable for Children?

If ever there were a comic that needs the strict regulation of the New Comics Code Authority, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is it.Writer: Brandon Montclaire Artist: Natacha Bustos Colorist: Tamra Bonvillain Letterer: Travis Lanham Cover: Chris RobinsonThe comic begins with Moon Girl experiencing a nightmare about transforming into Devil Dinosaur due to her Inhuman genes, a violation of[...]

Multiple Man #1 Review: Strong Start but Messy Second Half

Multiple Man #1 Review: Strong Start but Messy Second Half

However, these are the kind of twists that you know are going to be hyper-convoluted and don’t really care to see explained.[caption id="attachment_875038" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Multiple Man #1 art by Andy MacDonald and Tamra Bonvillain[/caption]The artwork of Andy MacDonald does provide a nice visual identity to the comic, adding a bit of grit while keeping[...]

Nightwing vs. Hush #1 Review: The Cutest Bachelor Party Ever

Nightwing vs. Hush #1 Review: The Cutest Bachelor Party Ever

Hush art by Travis Moore and Tamra Bonvillain[/caption]Travis Moore handles the bulk of the art in this issue, with Otto Schmidt drawing the epilogue once again It looks great, giving a lot of detail and texturing to the world The characters are given impressive figures, and the expression is effective Schmidt’s work gives an unnerving[...]

Flavor #1 Advanced Review: Cute and Endearing Culinary Adventure

Flavor #1 Advanced Review: Cute and Endearing Culinary Adventure

She has goals of opening her own restaurant, but she’s unlicensed and technically not allowed to cook.[caption id="attachment_847148" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Flavor #1 cover by Wook Jin Clark and Tamra Bonvillain[/caption]Flavor #1 presents a charming fantasy world with a likable protagonist, a compelling conflict, and the book is absolutely absorbing for these positives.Xoo is a dedicated[...]

Doom Patrol/JLA Special #1- Milk Wars Part 5 Review: Utter Deadpool-Flavored Hipster Nonsense

Doom Patrol/JLA Special #1- Milk Wars Part 5 Review: Utter Deadpool-Flavored Hipster Nonsense

Even Luke Cage’s subpar lettering was a little better than that.[caption id="attachment_803897" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doom Patrol/JLA Special #1 art by Dale Eaglesham, Nick Derington, Tamra Bonvillain, Marissa Louise, Sonny Liew, Ibrahim Moustafa, Michael Avon Oeming, and Marley Zarcone[/caption]Dale Eaglesham’s artwork is the highlight of the comic It’s oddly realistic compared to the art in the[...]

JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 Review: Strange Meta Yet Still Clichéd

JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 Review: Strange, Meta, Yet Still Clichéd

Two of the primary factors which led to that homogeny of 1950s America which this aesthetic is taken from are overwhelming racism and sexism.[caption id="attachment_785701" align="aligncenter" width="600"] JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 art by Aco, Tamra Bonvillain, and Marissa Louise[/caption]The 1950s culture this comic is referencing as a tool for its story is the Leave it[...]

Margaret Atwoods Angel Catbird Audio Drama Coming from Audible in February

Margaret Atwood's Angel Catbird Audio Drama Coming from Audible in February

Angel Catbird, the critically acclaimed, NY Times bestselling graphic novel by Margaret Atwood, Johnnie Christmas, and Tamra Bonvillain, is being adapted as an audio play by Amazon-owned Audible.com as one of its Audible Originals, a series which has also included an adaptation of Locke and Key as well as The X-Files: Cold Cases Atwood wrote[...]

The Wicked + the Divine Christmas Annual #1 Review: Oh Hot Damn Spicy Christmas

The Wicked + the Divine Christmas Annual #1 Review: Oh Hot Damn, Spicy Christmas!

Oh, and if you are a fan of WicDiv, then you HAVE to get this issue.[caption id="attachment_759000" align="aligncenter" width="585"] The Wicked + the Divine Christmas Annual #1 cover by Jamie McKelvie[/caption]Okay, The Wicked + the Divine Christmas Annual #1 from Image Comics by Kieron Gillen, Kris Anka, Jen Bartel, Dee Cunniffe, Matt Wilson, Rachel Stott,[...]

Firebug by Johnnie Christmas and Tamra Bonvillain Comes to TPB from Image in March

Firebug by Johnnie Christmas and Tamra Bonvillain Comes to TPB from Image in March

A press release provides the details on the comic by cartoonist Johnnie Christmas and colorist Tamra Bonvillain: A volcano goddess named Keegan is loose in the world, and the prophecies are unclear whether her coming will bring humanity’s destruction or its salvation.In the shadow of a sacred volcano from which Keegan derives her powers, lies the[...]

Howard Chaykin And The Trans Image: Obsession With A Theme

Howard Chaykin And The Trans Image: Obsession With A Theme

We've discussed, seemingly at length, about the controversy surrounding Howard Chaykin's latest work, the Image Comics release The Divided States of Hysteria; its inclusion of graphic trans panic violence, released on the first week of Pride Month and even with the option of a Pride Month variant cover, and Image Comics lack of response or[...]

A Shaky Start Leading To An Enjoyable Read &#8211 Alters Volume One Review

A Shaky Start Leading To An Enjoyable Read – Alters Volume One Review

In this, we learn that with each issue, Jenkins would learn new things, that the project included trans consultants as well as trans colourist Tamra Bonvillain, and that Jenkins was working hard to be as informed as possible, whilst also being open to correction and new lessons.And as the story, which follows Charlie a.k.a[...]

So Much Better Than Necessary &#8211 Will There Be More Sleepy Hollow From Boom

So Much Better Than Necessary – Will There Be More Sleepy Hollow From Boom?

Hat tips to colorist Tamra Bonvillain and letterer Jim Campbell for bringing such a sense of polish to the finished product, too The colors suit the subject matter perfectly--making even the creepy vibrant and compelling, and the lettering carries some at times seriously dense dialogue effortlessly, making words a big part of the entertainment behind[...]