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FBI STYLE: The Punisher Talks to SHARP Magazine

FBI STYLE: The Punisher Talks to SHARP Magazine

By Mike Sains

Large portions information and all of the quotes featured in this article originally appeared in SHARP Magazine. This week we were given the heads up from our friends in Canada at SHARP Magazine about a showcase / interview that featured

TV REVIEW: Supergirl 1.1 – Pilot

TV REVIEW: Supergirl 1.1 - Pilot

By Mike Sains

Welcome to Supergirl, CBS’s first attempt at a modern superhero show on network TV since DC debuted Man of Steel. It is fitting then that Supergirl follows the narrative of MoS, serving as a direct tie-in to the big screen DC Universe. The

TV REVIEW: The Walking Dead 6.2 – JSS

TV REVIEW: The Walking Dead 6.2 - JSS

By Mike Sains

Last week’s debut episode “First Time Again” utilized some of the most stylish and artfully edited film making that The Walking Dead has ever seen, so, I was immediately curious as to how this sophomore follow-up would fare in comparison. The way this episode exceeded

TV REVIEW: The Walking Dead 6.1 – First Time Again

By Mike Sains

The sixth season of The Walking Dead opens with an immediate central conflict: The Alexandrians have found a massive rock quarry overrun with walkers; we’re talking in the tens of thousands, maybe more. For the purposes of this review, we’ll now refer

Comic Review: Welcome Back #1 – Time to Wake Up

Comic Review: Welcome Back #1 - Time to Wake Up

By Mike Sains

Writer: Christopher Sebela Artist: Jonathan Brandon Sawyer Colorist: Carlos Zamudio $3.99 BOOM! Studios Welcome Back surprised me. This is a book about dueling assassins, soldiers stuck in an eternal war against one another throughout the ages. But it is so, so

Yvonne Craig, Batman 66’s Batgirl, Has Passed Away

Yvonne Craig, Batman 66's Batgirl, Has Passed Away

By Mike Sains

According to an announcement on her official website, now confirmed by multiple sources, actress Yvonne Craig – best known for playing TV’s Batgirl in the 1960’s serialized version of Batman – has died of cancer at the age of 78. She

Movie Review: Ant-Man is Small in Scale and Big on Laughs

By Mike Sains

Director: Peyton Reed Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Michael Peña, Bobby Canavale, Judy Greer Available: In theaters everywhere July 17th, 2015 WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD! OBVIOUSLY! When reviewing Ant-Man it’s tempting to dish on all of the gossip and

REVIEW: Mad Max: Fury Road – The Rebirth of Action

REVIEW: Mad Max: Fury Road - The Rebirth of Action

By Mike Sains

Sand. Salt. Dirt. Grime. Metal. Blood. Bone. Violence. Fire. Flesh. These are the things that make up the world of Mad Max: Fury Road. Quite literally everything else has either been stripped away from destruction, taken by force, or eroded

NEWS: Deadline Comics to Debut with Solarman

NEWS: Deadline Comics to Debut with Solarman

By Mike Sains

According to an official press release, prolific comic book creator Neal Adams is set to launch a brand-new digital comic book provider, Deadline Comics. This new company will partner with ComicPlus, comiXology, Ingrams, and Diamonds. And although no release date

C2E2 News: CM Punk to Write New Comic “Drax”

C2E2 News: CM Punk to Write New Comic "Drax"

By Mike Sains

The news coming from C2E2 2015 is, after writing the 2015 Thor Annual, Marvel Comics is giving former professional wrestler CM Punk his first official ongoing comic book series in the form of Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Drax the Destroyer. There’s

REVIEW: Archie vs. Predator #1 – Get To Da Comic Shoppa!

By Mike Sains

Writer: Alex De Campi Artist: Fernando Ruiz $3.99 Dark Horse / Archie Last year was one hell of a year for Archie Comics. They killed off Archie in one of the most noble ways possible in Life with Archie, the dark horse

BREAKING NEWS: The Legendary Herb Trimpe Passes Away

By Mike Sains

Legendary comic book artist, writer, inker, and creator Herb Trimpe has passed away at the age of 75. Most well-known for his spent time on The Incredible Hulk and for being the co-creator of and first artist to ever depict

REVIEW: Criminal: Savage Edition One Shot

By Mike Sains

Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist, Cover Artist: Sean Phillips Image Comics $5.99 Last year when Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips signed their exclusive deal with Image Comics a major part of that agreement was the migration of their crime series Criminal from Icon

MOVIE REVIEW: Kingsman: The Secret Service – Proper Ultraviolence

By Mike Sains

To say that I had fun watching Kingsman: The Secret Service would be a bit of an understatement. I didn’t just have fun, I laughed, I clapped, and I said “oh shit!” out loud exactly two times. I was straight-up hyped by