Kickstart the Week(end) with RED WINTER: FALLOUT #1 – A Crime Noir Comic Book Thriller

By: Nicole D’Andria RED WINTER: FALLOUT #1 is the beginning of a sequel series to the crime noir story published by Scout Comics! I spoke with the creator/writer of the series, Michael Gordon (Transdimensional, Stan Lee’s Lucky Man), who is offering the entire first issue of the previous series here for people eager to jump into the series.

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Kickstart the Week with RED WINTER #1 – A Crime/Noir Comic Book Tale

By: Nicole D’Andria This time we’re showcasing a crime/noir comic book that takes place in the Russian criminal underworld. The beginning of a four-issue mini-series, Red Winter is made to appeal to fans of comic book scribes like Jason Aaron and Ed Brubaker, as well as prose writers like Dennis Lehane, Michael Connelly, and Charlie Huston. Red Winter begins with Eli Winter, a former NYPD Detective living in Moscow who’s now working for local crime boss Nikolai Dubrovsky as a fixer/bag man/enforcer. He’s looking into the destruction of one of…

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Red City #1 Review: A Million Tropes on a Planet Far Far Away

By: Nicole D’Andria Daniel Corey (Moriarty) tries to make this crime noir fresh and new by setting it in space. Can he pull it off or will the reader instead be trapped under a tirade of narration? After a Civil War among galaxies, Detective Cal Talmage is put in charge of finding a missing ambassador’s daughter in Mars Central, also known as Red City. However this simple “babysitting” job is much more complicated then it seems with gangsters and political conspiracies popping up. Red City may be the site of…

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One-Hit Wonder #1 Review: More of a Miss…

By: Nicole D’Andria Lights, camera, action! One-Hit Wonder certainly has action but it’s not always the good kind. Child star Richie Reese is now a full-grown hitman who offs a target on set and makes quite a statement. However, his patron may be in danger if he can’t pull off his latest hit… and she’s not making it easy for him. Without the Hollywood gimmick this would be a very average title. Yet even with this gimmick this title still feels like it was a disappointingly missed opportunity. There are…

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A Real Nailbiter Announced

By: Nicole D’Andria Buckaroo, Oregon is the most common birthplace of serial killers. This is our setting in writer Joshua Williamson (Ghosted, Masks and Mobsters, Captain Midnight) and artist Mike Henderson’s (Masks and Mobsters, Venom, TMNT) new horror series Nailbiter which looks like it could be a real… well, nail biter. Nailbiter is a serial killer mystery in which FBI criminal profiler Charles Kohl plans to find out just why Buckaroo has spawned so many serials killers. But just as he’s on the verge to finding the answer he goes…

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