Tamra Bonvillain


Border Town #1 cover by Ramon Villalobos and Tamra Bonvillain

Border Town #1 Review: It’s Frigging Awesome

A teenager named Frank moves to the border town of Devil’s Fork, Arizona. He’s reluctant but has no choice in the matter. On his first day at his new high school, he meets Quinteh, Aimi, Julietta, and Blake. Frank his Irish and Mexican, and that turns into a problem when he figures out one of […]


Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #32: Not Suitable for Children?

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #32 is comic whose flagrant violations of the Comics Code of 1954 are made exponentially worse by the fact that the comic is marketed to impressionable young children. If ever there were a comic that needs the strict regulation of the New Comics Code Authority, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur […]

Multiple Man #1 cover by Marcos Martin

Multiple Man #1 Review: Strong Start but Messy Second Half

The New Mutants find Jamie Madrox within a locked vault underground. They bring him back to the X-Men, where Beast examines Madrox. He admits being a duplicate of “Jamie Madrox Prime,” and Hank informs him that he is deteriorating. Soon after, this Madrox steals Bishop’s time travel device, and things get weirder. Multiple Man #1 […]

Batman: Prelude to the Wedding- Nightwing vs. Hush #1 cover by Rafael Albuquerque and Dave McCaig

Nightwing vs. Hush #1 Review: The Cutest Bachelor Party Ever

Superman and Nightwing are throwing Batman a bachelor party. After a meal at Bat Burger, Superman shows a dimensional portal to a world where the three can fish in peace. An explosion draws Superman away, and Hush attacks in the chaos. Batman and Nightwing wrestle Hush until he and Nightwing tumble through the portal, which […]

Flavor #1 cover by Wook Jin Clark, Rich Tommaso, and Tamra Bonvillain

Flavor #1 Advanced Review: Cute and Endearing Culinary Adventure

Xoo lives in a city where cooking is everything, and she wants to be a chef. Her parents are ill and unexpected to survive, and she is too young to live on her own. Her uncle is brought in to live in with her family and watch over Xoo. She has goals of opening her […]


JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 cover by Frank Quitely

JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 Review: Strange, Meta, Yet Still Clichéd

Retconn is trying to sell off Prime Earth to a buyer, and the ground zero for making Prime Earth more appealing is Happy Harbor, Rhode Island. They have made it into a homogenized Rockwellian nightmare, with Milkman Man keeping the populace dosed with a milk to keep them this way. The Doom Patrol arrives into […]

Margaret Atwood’s Angel Catbird Audio Drama Coming from Audible in February

Angel Catbird, the critically acclaimed, NY Times bestselling graphic novel by Margaret Atwood, Johnnie Christmas, and Tamra Bonvillain, is being adapted as an audio play by Amazon-owned Audible.com as one of its Audible Originals, a series which has also included an adaptation of Locke and Key as well as The X-Files: Cold Cases. Atwood wrote […]


Firebug Cover

Firebug by Johnnie Christmas and Tamra Bonvillain Comes to TPB from Image in March

Image Comics is collecting Firebug, originally serialized in The Island, as its own trade paperback next March. A press release provides the details on the comic by cartoonist Johnnie Christmas and colorist Tamra Bonvillain: A volcano goddess named Keegan is loose in the world, and the prophecies are unclear whether her coming will bring humanity’s […]

Howard Chaykin And The Trans Image: Obsession With A Theme

We’ve discussed, seemingly at length, about the controversy surrounding Howard Chaykin‘s latest work, the Image Comics release The Divided States of Hysteria; its inclusion of graphic trans panic violence, released on the first week of Pride Month and even with the option of a Pride Month variant cover, and Image Comics lack of response or […]

A Shaky Start Leading To An Enjoyable Read – Alters Volume One Review

Aftershock Comics’ Alters volume one, coming out this Wednesday, enjoyed a fair bit of attention back when the series started. The reason was because the series would feature a trans lead character as the focus of this first volume of stories – and the reaction that this was being handled not by a trans creator, […]