BLACK MASK STUDIOS Goes BALLISTIC with Collected Vol. 1

BALLISTIC, 2013’s gonzo dysmorphic sci-fi headtrip by Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson, has been republished in a handy-dandy easy-to-carry collected edition by Black Mask Studios. If you missed it the first time around, now’s your chance to pick it up. And you should. You really, REALLY should.

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The GAR! Podcast: Breaking Bad

Usually every Friday at this time Biff Bam Pop! presents the newest episode of The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about … Continue reading The GAR! Podcast: Breaking Bad

Time Again For Sci-Fi With Time Warp #1 On The Wednesday Run – March 27, 2013

The science fiction genre teaches you many things, but if there’s one specific lesson it reminds you of again and again, it’s that time is circular. Whether it’s a memorable … Continue reading Time Again For Sci-Fi With Time Warp #1 On The Wednesday Run – March 27, 2013

Dear John…And A Constantine #1 On The Wednesday Run – March 20, 2013

Dear John, It’s not me, it’s you. That’s the only explanation I can come up with for the current state of our relationship. We’ve known each other for a long … Continue reading Dear John…And A Constantine #1 On The Wednesday Run – March 20, 2013

Fear Not The Sun With I, Vampire Vol. 2: Rise Of The Vampires On The Wednesday Run – March 13, 2013

Living in Canada’s largest city, my comic book loving pals and I are blessed with what seems like regular weekend occurrences of comic book conventions. Of course, they don’t happen … Continue reading Fear Not The Sun With I, Vampire Vol. 2: Rise Of The Vampires On The Wednesday Run – March 13, 2013

Hell Finally Freezes Over In Hellblazer #300 On The Wednesday Run – February 20, 2013

If you’re a regular to Biff Bam Pop!, John Constantine, everyone’s favourite mystical hellblazer, needs no introduction. We’ve written about the character a number of times here, most recently with … Continue reading Hell Finally Freezes Over In Hellblazer #300 On The Wednesday Run – February 20, 2013

Hellblazed Reading – An Era Comes To An End With DC/Vertigo’s Cancellation Of John Constantine: Hellblazer

A week ago, DC Comics announced the cancellation of Hellblazer. Bullshit was my first thought. There are certain instances where, in comics, because you’ve read a particular title for so … Continue reading Hellblazed Reading – An Era Comes To An End With DC/Vertigo’s Cancellation Of John Constantine: Hellblazer

Blazin’ Our Way To Hell This Week On The Wednesday Run – January 18, 2012

Ah, c’mon! Who isn’t a fan of John Constantine, everyone’s favourite trench coat-clad, half-magician-half-lying, hellblazer? Maybe you know him from those mid-1980’s, first-appearance Swamp Thing books, conjured by the mind … Continue reading Blazin’ Our Way To Hell This Week On The Wednesday Run – January 18, 2012

Reboots and Recollections Part 2: JP Picks His Top 10 Comics in DC’s September Line-Wide Comic Book Re-launch

I know. There’s nothing quite like a “first” issue. Of course, there’s the collector’s excitement of being present at the beginning of a potentially new, hit series, where a copy … Continue reading Reboots and Recollections Part 2: JP Picks His Top 10 Comics in DC’s September Line-Wide Comic Book Re-launch

The Wednesday Run – May 25, 2011

Every Wednesday, JP makes the after-work run to his local downtown comic book shop. Comics arrive on Wednesdays you see and JP, fearful that the latest issue will sell out, … Continue reading The Wednesday Run – May 25, 2011

The Wednesday Run – January 19, 2011

Every Wednesday, JP makes the after-work run to his local downtown comic book shop. Comics arrive on Wednesdays you see and JP, fearful that the latest issue will sell out, … Continue reading The Wednesday Run – January 19, 2011

Where Crime Pays! JP Reviews “The Bronx Kill” – Vertigo Crime’s Latest Entry In The Pulp Graphic Novel World

A long line of New York City cops birthed from an Irish immigrant family. A great grandfather’s violent but mysterious death. A missing mother. A hard father. A novelist researching … Continue reading Where Crime Pays! JP Reviews “The Bronx Kill” – Vertigo Crime’s Latest Entry In The Pulp Graphic Novel World