Bebop and Rocksteady Make a Terrific & Toxic Duo REVIEW

Well, I guess this review is going to be a trial attempt at an idea I’ve had, one to take on the legendary TMNT duo Bebop and Rocksteady. It takes me days to churn out a full-volume review, which I don’t really mind or anything, but it’s nice to just pick something up for about the length it takes me to create solo dev showcases. Anyway, whatever, so today I’m taking a look… Read the rest

The Comic Book Story of Video Games REVIEW

I’ve had this graphic novel sitting on my shelf for too long. These past couple of days, however, I’ve been flipping from page to page. This excellently illustrated and narrated the journey through the history of video games. I completed it last night and enjoyed it quite a bit. I never knew that so many unlikely events lead up to the powerhouse of video games that exists today. Seeing as the website is… Read the rest

You Can Go Your Own Way by Eric Smith REVIEW

While the industry in the gaming business model changes, Adam’s family’s pinball arcade and Whitney’s eSports Cafe are in direct competition with each other, and consequently Adam and Whitney. You Can Go Your Own Way by Eric Smith is a November 2021 release YA book about two childhood friends, Adam Stillwater and Whitney Mitchell. T hey have gotten knee-deep in running their parents’ businesses as their parents are either too busy or in… Read the rest

City of Shattered Light is on the Edge REVIEW

From the author, Claire Winn, is a debut young adult science fiction novel that teeters on a megalopolis moon colony with a cast of fierce–and glittery–femme Fatales, their fierce cohorts, and an action-packed ride of cybernetic combat mayhem. It’s got everything you need in a cyberpunk novel really, especially for this audience. This is City of Shattered Light. And still, the main characters are simultaneously relatable yet may be out of their league… Read the rest

Pumpkinheads – Seasonably Wholesome Graphic Novel REVIEW

This is another teen and YA-appropriate, plus seasonally appropriate, review. Pumpkinheads is a very endearing and amusing graphic novel released pre-pandemic. It is the creation of author Rainbow Rowell and author/illustrator Faith Erin Hicks. It follows the tale of two friends, Deja and Josiah, who work at a pumpkin patch, on their last Halloween night before they go off to college. Instead of their assigned task of working as succotash cooks, Deja tries… Read the rest

Another Kind: Cryptid Fun Hits Shelves, New Graphic Novel REVIEW

I’m thrilled to bring you another installment in my comic/book reviews, which really needs to be here to fulfill my general body of knowledge, since, me being a writer, you can imagine I like books as much as games! Without a doubt, I’m tirelessly releasing indie game reviews. So in addition to games, let’s start a new trend by talking about this debut graphic novel from creators Cait May and Trevor Bream and… Read the rest

The Zen of Zombie is the Only Weird & Hilarious Guide to The Wisdom of Zombies BOOK REVIEW

The Zen of Zombie is a satirical self-help book by Scott Kenemore published in 2007 about tips for better living in the metaphor of the zombie. Kenemore uses this raucous book to examine parallels between Zen psychology with the paradigm of zombie existentialism. Not just social or corporate zombies, although those are covered, but actual re-animated brain-eating zombies. Learn about 24 effective habits of zombies from persistence to free will to deal with… Read the rest

By Night by John Allison and Christine Larsen: Volume 1 BOOK REVIEW

Jane Langstaff is a technician at a biomedical lab in Spectrum, South Dakota. Lately, she’s been feeling things haven’t panned out for her after college as much as she would have liked. In a turn of fate, she bumps into a somewhat estranged but best friend from high school, Heather Meadows. While in many ways things have changed significantly since they last saw each other, Jane and Heather find themselves into their old… Read the rest

Sabrina the Teenage Witch 2019 is the Best Sabrina Series Comic REVIEW

Sabrina the Teenage Witch (2019-) is a new comic book incarnation of the epic story settings of its namesake, written by author Kelly Thompson, artists Veronica Fish and Andy Fish, and letterer/author Jack Morelli. Readers can expect, delightfully, a contemporary imagining of the long-time universe of Sabrina The Teenage Witch, her two spell-weaving aunts, and their speaking cat Salem, plus a whole ton of high school drama that is just as much a… Read the rest