Tag Archive for IDW

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Books 4-6

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The continued popularity and cross-media saturation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise has involved a bit of unappealing revisionism, but few can quibble with IDW Publishing’s reimagined series. Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo are still a loveable bunch with individual…

Interview: Jonathan Maberry

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Jonathan Maberry may be best known in recent years to many librarians for his runaway hit in the YA field, the gripping Rot and Ruin series, but this year he’s gone back to another favorite monster, the vampire, in his…

Doctor Who Omnibus, vol. 1

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The Doctor Who Omnibus, vol. 1, collects eight comics by all different authors and artists. The first story and last one are long and the middle six are short. It helps to know something about Doctor Who, the TV show…

Road Rage

This gritty, violent, and gory graphic novel collects the limited series “Throttle,” originally inspired by Richard Matheson’s classic tale of suspense “Duel,” and co-authored by the dynamic father-son duo, Stephen King and Joe Hill. This first collaboration between the two…

Smoke and Mirrors

Magic and magicians form the foundation and the exhilaration for this tale of two distinct types of magic and two diverse but similar universes. Writer Mike Costa’s fascination with magic and the people who perform it introduced him to magician…

Memorial, vol. 1

How do you feel about reading? If you’re relatively keen on it, you’re going to want to look at Memorial. Let’s step back and take a look at what we have. A woman stumbles into a hospital, knowing nothing about…

Kill Shakespeare, Vols. 1 & 2

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, has been convicted of the murder of Lord Polonius. Sentenced to exile by his uncle, King Claudius, Hamlet’s closest school-friends have been given orders to escort Hamlet to England and see to his execution. But good…

The Comic Book History of Comics

Wow! Comics, comic books, graphic novels, manga — they all have a history steeped in tradition and the story of how they became what they are today is filled with espionage, trickery, deceitfulness, and good stuff, too, like happiness and sunshine.…

Doctor Who, Series 2, Volumes 1-4

The Doctor is in (comics)! And he’s brought Rory and Amy Pond — er, Williams — along for the fun. Traveling through time and space, the three will face down Jack the Ripper, Viking invaders, Sontarans, a giant space squid, and, of…

Star Trek: Nero

Star Trek has been popular enough that various comics companies have made adaptations practically since the first series aired in the late sixties. After Gold Key, DC, Marvel, Wildstorm – and even Tokyopop – had their runs, since 2006 the…