Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Doctor who: Prisoners of Time #1 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton Artwork by Simon Fraser A month after the triumphant conclusion to Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2, the brothers Tipton return to the world of Doctor Who for the first chapter of IDW’s Doctor Who golden anniversary project, Prisoners of […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #8 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton Pencils by Gordon Purcell Watercolors by J.K. Woodward Ten months ago, IDW Publishing announced the comic book I’d waited most of my life to read — a Star Trek/Doctor Who crossover.  Yesterday, I read the eighth and final issue. […]

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking Fantagraphics Books Written and Illustrated by Charles Schulz While BOOM! Studios publishes new stories of the Peanuts gang in a monthly comic book and occasional graphic novel, Fantagraphics Books is reprinting Charles Schulz’s classic comic strip in their Complete Peanuts hardcover collections.  This month, Fantagraphics released something unusual, a reprint of […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #5 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton Pencils by Gordon Purcell Watercolors by J.K. Woodward It’s safe to say that after the fourth issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 that I was ready to give up on this series.  My two favorite science-fiction […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #4 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton, with Tony Lee Pencils by Gordon Purcell Watercolors by J.K. Woodward For two weeks this review has defeated me.  I wrote a draft.  I didn’t like it.  It was, I thought, harsh.  I wrote another draft.  This one I […]

Doctor Who: The Dave Gibbons Treasury #1 IDW Publishing Written by Pat Mills & John Wagner Art by Dave Gibbons I didn’t need another copy of “The Iron Legion.”  The first comic strip published in Doctor Who Weekly, “The Iron Legion” is, according to people who know such things, the most reprinted Doctor Who comic […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #3 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton, with Tony Lee Art by J.K. Woodward and the Sharp Brothers Two issues into IDW Publishing’s Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 and I was feeling indifferent.  The first issue, discussed here, was okay but not especially engaging; […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #1 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton, with Tony Lee Art by J.K. Woodward When I was about nine, I started watching Star Trek.  I remember going with my dad to see Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan for my birthday.  When I was about […]

John Carter: World of Mars Marvel Comics Written by Peter David Art by Luke Ross A few weeks ago I saw John Carter, director Andrew Stanton’s adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ A Princess of Mars, the first of his eleven books set on Barsoom (better known to us as Mars), for Disney.  John Carter has […]

Orbit: John Lennon Bluewater Productions Written by Marc Shapiro Artwork by Luciano Kars I’ve been a Beatles fan for two-thirds of my life.  I have official CDs by the Beatles as a band and as solo artists, bootleg CDs, books, posters, toys.  I’ve seen Paul McCartney in concert.  I’m thinking about seeing Ringo Starr in […]