Posted by JP Fallavollita
Thanks for reading along with The Wednesday Run through the last three hundred and sixty-five days – well, fifty-two installments of it, anyway. Hopefully, there have been one or two comic books that we’ve featured here this year that you’ve dug as much as we have.
2018 is just a week away, and, looking through all of the upcoming releases for the year, it looks like there’s plenty of comic books to highlight in this column and keep our fingers excitedly turning page after page!
But before we get into that, we’ve got one ore highlight to focus in on this year….and it’s like shining a light under a rock, because this particular character hasn’t been seen in a long, long time.
Good news, everybody! Hawkman’s been found in, well, Hawkman Found #1!
Posted by Andy Burns
So many music books, so little time. Depending on what the sounds that person in your life loves, there’s a ton of great books out there to choose from this Holiday Season. Here are a few of our favourite selections:
Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jan Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine – Writer Joe Hagan had unprecedented access to the founder and publisher of Rolling Stone Magazine, and the end result didn’t please Jann Wenner at all. Lots of sex, drugs and rock and roll, and comments from the rock stars that Wenner himself loved to hang around with. It’s all happening in this book.
Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC’s Back in Black – With the passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young just a few weeks ago, reading about the band’s original lead singer Bon Scott has become even more fitting. Jesse Fink delves deep into the lore of the Thunder from Down Under, Bon’s influence on the band, and his tragic passing at the age of 33. Read the rest of this entry →
Later this week a little movie called Justice League opens, and I was curious what might be waiting at the comic shop should anyone wander in after seeing the movie. I hate to say, there’s not much new, and what there is might be confusing. So here’s where this special Road to Justice League edition of Heroes and Villains comes into play. Meet me after the jump so I can let you know what is out right now, and what you should be reading when it comes to Justice League.
Tags: Alex Ross, Arrow, Batman, dick dillin, dr. chaos, gardner fox, gene luen yang, George Perez, Grant Morrison, heroes and villains, Justice League, Len Wein, metal, mike sekowsky, Prometheus, steve englehart, super-man, the flash
In another special 31 Days of Horror edition of Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out this week and last, from a variety of genres and companies. And although the horror is a bit sparse this time around, we’ll keep in the spirit with reviews after the jump of Kong: Gods of Skull Island #1, Grimm Fairy Tales: Dance of the Dead #1, Maestros #1, Dead of Winter: Good Good Dog #3, Dark Knights: Metal #3, Horizon #15, the Aces High Archives, and more… be warned, there may be spoilers…
Tags: 31 Days Of Horror, aces high, Batman, Boom Studios, coast to coast am, dance of the dead, dead of winter, Dirk Manning, EC Comics, gar podcast, Grimm Fairy Tales, heroes and villains, horizon, Howard Chaykin, joe devito, king kong, maestros, metal, skull island, Steve Skroce, wally wood, zenescope
Posted by Tim Murr
Welcome to my new music column, where I discuss all the stuff I’ve been listening to lately.
This time on Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out this week and last, from a variety of genres and companies. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack #1, Angelic #1, Gasolina #1, Dark Knights: Metal #2, Secret Empire: Omega #1, Kid Sherlock #4, The End League, Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth, and more… be warned, there may be spoilers…
Tags: angelic, Batman, Big Trouble in Little China, Boom Studios, Captain America, caspar wijngaard, Dark Horse, end league, gasolina, Hawkman, heroes and villains, Image, Jack Kirby, jeff steinberg, John Carpenter, kid sherlock, Mark Waid, metal, Nick Spencer, Rick Remender, secret empire, sherlock holmes, simon spurrier, The Librarians
This time on Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out this week and last, from a variety of genres and companies. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Grimm Fairy Tales: 2017 Armed Forces Edition, Dark Knights: Metal #1, Back Issue #99, The Hard Place #1, Hi-Fi Fight Club #1, Grrl Scouts: Magic Socks #4, Shirtless Bear-Fighter #3, and more… be warned, there may be spoilers…
Tags: back issue, Batman, Batman: The Animated Series, carly usdin, DC Comics, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Grant Morrison, grrl scouts, Hawkman, heroes and villains, hi-fi fight club, Justice League, metal, mike parobeck, mike wolfer, multiverse, neil gaiman, nina vakueva, shirtless bear-fighter, the hard place, tim seeley, zenescope
Posted by Loretta Sisco
I’ve seen Twisted Sister twice, once at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia in 2005, and again for their Christmas show, A Twisted Christmas, at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, Pennsylvania in 2009. I’ve also caught Dee Snider’s Van Helsing’s Curse in 2005. So how did I enjoy their most recent concert? Read the rest of this entry →
Posted by Loretta Sisco
Finnish monster band Lordi saw the recent release of their latest album, Scare Force One. This is the second disc from the current lineup of Mr. Lordi, Amen, OX, Mana, and Hella. Check out the review after the jump.
Posted by Andy Burns
It’s October – our favourite month here at Biff Bam Pop, which we celebrate with our annual 31 Days Of Horror event. Over the course of the next 31 days, you’ll find us giving all sorts of goodness, from reviews and previews, to articles, top five lists and interviews, featuring some of the biggest names in horror today.
This year we kick things off with a review of the concert film from one of the scariest bands in rock and roll, and their new concert film. Check out the trailer for the epic Metallica: Through The Never and then read our on!