H.P. Lovecraft’s Reanimator Returns in Mini-Series

  Jae Lee Cover By: Nicole D’Andria Doctor Herbert West, H.P. Lovecraft’s reanimator, will be staring in a Reanimator mini-series written by Keith Davidsen and drawn by Randy Valiente. The mini-series will be four issues long and will be published by Dynamite Entertainment. As a fan of the Reanimator movies inspired by the classic H.P. Lovecraft story, I’m looking forward to seeing mad scientist Herbert West get into some trouble with the undead… and the living too of course! I’m not surprised he has gotten his own mini-series since West…

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SDCC: Action Lab Entertainment to Create New Puppet Master Comic Series

By: Nicole D’Andria It was announced today at the San Diego Comic Con that Action Lab Entertainment, known for their award-winning series Princeless, will be publishing a new Puppet Master comic book series. Puppet Master was a horror movie that spawned sequels and a cult following. It was about living dolls with a penchant for violence. The puppets were created by Andre Toulon, a puppet maker who brought his creations to life with an ancient Egyptian potion. During WWII, Nazis wanted to get a hold of Toulon’s formula so he…

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Spike: Into the Light Advanced Review

By: Nicole D’Andria Written by James Marsters, the very actor who portrayed the role of the vampire Spike on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Spike: Into the Light is a 72 page hardcover that takes place during the seventh season of Buffy. This story has action, romance, and an enjoyable protagonist. Spike, along with his newfound soul, pays a visit to Greenville, California. There he enjoys getting whacked by a broomstick and fighting a demon that craves children. The only downside is (wait, those were all downsides…) his boots are falling…

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Victor Krall Creates the “Perfect Woman” in Madame Frankenstein

By: Nicole D’Andria Madame Frankenstein is an upcoming Image Comics series. This vintage-style horror-drama takes place in 1932. Victor Krall’s lover has died but he’s not about to let that be the end of her. He decides to re-animate her. Unfortunately, that never seems to end well. The series will be written by Jamie S. Rich (Madman Atomic Comics, Archer Coe) and drawn by newcomer Megan Levens. I’m really looking forward to seeing what Rich does with this since I enjoyed Archer Coe. According to Rich, Levens brought him the…

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Volume 1 Review

By: Nicole D’Andria Inspired by the Buffy Challenge, I’ve been enjoying some of the Buffy comics. Specifically, the very first season after Buffy went off the air and into the comic book panels. For those not in the know, when Buffy the Vampire Slayer was called off after season 7 on TV because Sara Michelle Gellar was done with the role of Buffy and talked to writer Joss Whedon about it, the story continued with an eighth and ninth season in comic books. Issue one of Buffy the Vampire Slayer…

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First Look: Angel & Faith Season 10 #1

By: Nicole D’Andria In anticipation of the Buffy Challenge, let’s take a look at the first issue of the upcoming series Angel & Faith Season 10. This is a continuation of Angel & Faith, a series that lasted 25 issues and was a spin-off continuation of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8. In this season, which will run alongside Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10 (just like its predecessor ran alongside season 9), London has been taken over by magic and Angel needs to protect everyone. At the same time,…

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Scott Snyder Takes Horrific New Approach on Wytches

By: Nicole D’Andria Witches have become popular recently thanks to American Horror Story: Coven. It seems like the perfect time for Scott Snyder to unveil his latest horror comic book series Wytches. Snyder (Batman, Superman Unchained, American Vampire, Severed) and comic book artist Jock (Batman, Wolverine), are the creative team responsible for this new horror series. They previously worked together on “The Black Mirror” story arc for Batman. It was announced at Image Expo that they would be working together on a horror series that will prove everything you thought…

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