When I was given the list of possible comics to review and saw the first issue of Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle from Dark Horse Comics was on it, my first thought was, “I want that.” A long-time Terminator and Joe Straczynski fan, there have always been endless possibilities on the how this world could be developed further. The writer and artist do not disappoint.
Coming out of Europe and based on the hit series of Assassin’s Creed games by Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed: Hawk is a lush, visually-rich story set in the same universe.
For those of you unfamiliar with James Asmus (Gambit, Thief of Thieves) and Valiant Entertainment’s Quantum and Woody, let me quickly catch you up. Eric (a.k.a. Quantum) and Woody Henderson are adoptive brothers, who have grown estranged over the years, until the death of their father brings them back together. It’s while investigating their father’s mysterious and untimely death that the brothers are accidentally given their superpowers, but there’s a catch. They’re bound by their metal wristbands, which they have to KLANG together every 24 hours or else every atom in their body will tear apart. Oh, and they have a goat.
You're invited to show your support for independent comic book creators at Support the Independents on Saturday, December 14th, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Emerald Knights - Comics and Games in Burbank, CA!
Don't miss this opportunity to meet talented comic book writers and artists at your neighborhood comic book shop!
Based on George Lucas’ original rough draft of Star Wars, this comic reminds us how crazy the man could be. Yes, the story works its way to the scene where Luke Skywalker, who was renamed Obi-Wan Kenobi in later drafts, is riding on an armored emu. So, let’s take the awesome insanity as a given.
Katelyn (Kit Quinn) has always loved cosplaying as her favorite heroes, no matter how much crap her friends give her, but when she hits her head at a convention and wakes up thinking she is Trinity Infinity, the character whose costume she's wearing, her friends are going to have to find some unique way to help her cope with the real world.
“Aus der Traum”
Translation: The Dream is Over
- Graffiti writtenby German Soldiers after the battle of Berlin
“This is the end of the line, old friend. I don’t have much time left. I’m sorry. I didn’t want to leave you in the city, breathing that stinking air, locked in a room, never getting a chance to run. Really run. You’ve been a good boy, Sam . . . Go be free.”
- John Summer
With Issue #5 of Alterna’s moving series Wolves of Summer, writer Tony Keaton is pulling off the masterful trick of allowing each new issue to force the reader to reinterpret the previous ones, while simultaneously adding new light and still raising more questions.
The FBC crew discuss episode seven of the fourth season of AMC’s The Walking Dead TV series. Enjoy an audio commentary on the episode "Dead Weight" by FBC staffer Kristine Chester and FBC Contributor Tony Caballero as they discuss more about the Governor's return and his addictions to violence and power.
There’s a board game café in Los Angeles! Gamers, rejoice, as GameHaus Board Game Café has opened its doors in Glendale, CA.
Located at 1800 South Brand Boulevard in Glendale, California, near the Atwater Village and Silverlake neighborhoods, GameHaus features a library of over six hundred board and card game titles, as well as a coffee bar and menu offering great food and drink. The setting is the historic Seeley Building, with beautiful brick walls and old gas meters. The décor reflects the vintage look of the building but with modern board gaming amenities like big tables designed for game boards, comfy lounge areas and cool industrial accents throughout the café.
When Fanboy Comics is not providing you with the latest in geek news and entertainment, the FBC staff and I hope to offer our readers a myriad of opportunities to give back to the community. We love reading comics, watching movies, and playing video games, but we are never happier than when we are able to help others in need. With Geeks Care: How You Can Help, FBC will provide you a variety of causes that would greatly appreciate your time.
The latest installment of Geeks Care: How You Can Help highlights the fine folks at Cool Cats Comics and Cards, a new comic book shop in Los Angeles, CA. Cool Cats stocks a wide variety of comics from publishers like Marvel, DC, Image, IDW, and Dark Horse, but they are also staunch supporters of local, independent creators. They also have a large selection of original comic book art on display!