Do You Like Homoerotic Paranormal Romance?

I mentioned last weekend’s London Film And Comic Con earlier today. I may well mention it again. But I wanted to mention the power of a good stall. Such as this one from Zoe Burgess, which I passed by, walking at speed. And had to double back. Do I like homoerotic paranormal romance? I’m not […]

Unnatural #1 cover by Mirka Andolfo

Unnatural #1 Review: Very Direct Satire and Very Rough Dialogue

In a world of anthropomorphized animals, you are expected to be married by the age of 25. You can only marry within your own species and a person of the opposite gender. That’s why it’s a problem that Leslie, a pig-woman, is having recurring dreams of a wolf-man lover. She’s just turned 25 too, and […]

Traitor Born, Softcover

Amy Bartol’s Traitor Born is an Adventurous Sci-fi Romance [Book Review]

Traitor Born by Amy Bartol is a futuristic sci-fi novel, set in a world where your birth order informs everything about your life, as children are limited to two — a heir and a spare, as it were. Society is divided into strata based on your birth order, with the firstborns of influential families having […]

AC Comics June 2018 Solicits

Golden Age Crime and Romance Abound: AC Comics June 2018 Solicits

AC Comics, continuing their tradition of reprinting Golden Age Comics, bring you Golden Age Greats Spotlight Vol. 18 this June. This edition will contain plenty of Golden Age crime and romance comics for your delight. More details below. GOLDEN AGE GREATS SPOTLIGHT #18 Crime and romance comic books aimed at a largely adult audience made up […]

Vampironica #1 Cover Greg Smallwood

Vampironica #1 Review: A Fun Action-Horror in Riverdale

A vampire attack at Cheryl Blossom’s party is stopped by a vampiric Veronica Lodge, and we are taken back three days. Veronica tries to get a date with Archie, but he already has plans with Betty. Ronnie lands a date with Reggie instead, but it’s interrupted by a diabolical intruder at the Lodge mansion. I […]

Iceman #9 cover by Kevin Wada

Iceman #9 Review: Daken Crashes Iceman’s Party

The X-Men are throwing a going-away party for Iceman, and Bobby is bringing Judah to celebrate. Unfortunately, Bobby and Kitty Pryde are still on bad terms. Elsewhere, Daken and Zach are planning something heinous for Iceman, Judah, and the X-Men. This is an emotional yet tense chapter in the story of Iceman. He has a […]

Rogue and Gambit #1 cover by Kris Anka

Rogue and Gambit #1 Review: Gambit Needs to Chill a Bit

In a place called Ciudad Paraiso, mutants are being hunted down by a mysterious figure who has somehow sapped their powers. Headmaster of the Xavier Institute and former Shadowcat, Kitty Pryde, needs someone one the case. Rogue is hanging around with the X-Men on break from the Avengers, and Kitty thinks Rogue and Gambit’s strained […]

Batman #36 cover by Clay Mann and Jordie Bellaire

Part 2- The Death of the Batman-Hater: Batman #36 Review

Batman and Superman are investigating missing radioactive material with their respective romantic partners. While doing so, those same romantic partners, Catwoman and Lois Lane, are attempting to convince the two of them to reconnect in light of Batman and Catwoman’s engagement. Neither Bruce or Clark are especially receptive to the idea, but circumstance may push […]

Bingo Love cover by Genevieve FT

Bingo Love Review: A Sweet, Beautiful, Diverse, and Emotionally Complex Romance

Bingo Love is a comic that was successfully Kickstarted by Tee Franklin — well, to say it was “successful” feels reductive. In truth, it was wildly successful, showing that a diversity of love, of age, of body representation, race, and oh so much more was exactly what a large audience was looking for. Created with Jenn […]

‘The Shape Of Water’ Red Band Trailer Highlights Doug Jones’ ‘The Asset’

With anticipation and awards buzz growing out of its incredibly well-received screening at the Venice Film Festival, Fox Searchlight released a new red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy-drama The Shape of Water.  Unlike previous trailers, this time we get a much better look at Doug Jones‘ mysterious aquatic “Asset” and how he serves as […]

Chinese Censors Have Removed Gay Kiss From Alien Covenant

Happy Pride Month everyone! Yup, Chinese censors have removed what was, admittedly, a rather odd part from the recent new addition to the Alien saga, Ridley Scott‘s Alien Covenant. Now, it doesn’t seem that the franchises first gay couple were removed from the film, as they were barely in the film anyway after all. But […]

New Clip And Trailer For ‘Passengers’

Passengers is shaping up to be the science fiction romance that could get some proper attention during the award season. Passengers is directed by Morten Tyldum and stars Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, and Michael Sheen. It opens December 21st, 2016. Summary: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has […]

Garth Ennis Writes Romance, With A Train Called Love

Bleeding Cool mentioned this earlier in the year. Garth Ennis writing a romantic comedy called Train Of Love. With art by Mark Dos Santos and Andrew Elder and covers by Russ Braun. Turns out it’s for Dynamite… Oh and there is violence as well. Obviously. Ten issue series, starting in October… “A Train Called Love […]