Tempest 4000 is So Retro it Might be a Bad Thing

Llamasoft and Atari’s Tempest 4000 is a brand new Tempest, but it looks and feels like the Tempest you know and love. Its got the same barebones design, same gameplay style, and even the same feel. Tempest 4000 is a modern retelling of a classic and, well, it feels that way. A combination of trying […]

Titans #19 cover by Paul Pelletier, Andrew Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas

Titans #19 Review: Judgement Day for the Titans

In light of the chaos with Troia, the Justice League are unsure if the Titans are capable of operating as a team. Wally West has had troubles with his powers, and Donna Troy has dealt with a lot of startling revelations about her identity in recent weeks. As such, the Justice League is unsure if […]

Titans #18 cover by Brett Booth and Andrew Dalhouse

Titans #18 Review: Duel of the Donnas

The Titans are squaring off against Troia (the future incarnation of Donna Troy), Psimon, Herald, Mister Twister, the Key, and Gnarrk. Things aren’t looking good, as Troia seems to have the edge on every Titan. However, one in particular may not be down and out like we thought. This issue brings the finale to the […]

Titans #17 Review: Donna Troy Meets Troia

It’s been revealed: Donna Troy is the one that the Key, Psimon, and Mister Twister were trying to summon. She is here, and our Donna Troy doesn’t know how to process this reality. This other Donna Troy is visibly unhinged and intent on wiping out the Titans on behalf of her younger self. All the […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’s List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]

Titans #16 Review: The End Of (Older) Wally West?

Kid Flash, aka the younger Wally West, feels a calling and runs to join the Titans in their time of crisis. Unfortunately, the Flash, aka the older Wally West—appears to be dead. His heart gave out as he saved Nightwing’s life from the possessed Psimon, Herald, and Gnarrk. Their plan is to cause the Titans […]

Aquaman #29 Review: What Will Become Of Aquaman?

Vulko and Ondine are cornered by a faceless ghost whom Vulko cannot not name. They are chased through the Catacombs while Aquaman and Dolphin try to work out where to go from here. Arthur isn’t interested in leading Atlantis anymore, but Dolphin knows he’s the hero that the underwater kingdom needs. Mera and Tempest are […]

‘Aquaman’ #28 Review: Those Are Some Spooky Ghosts

Aquaman and Dolphin are still on the run from Krush’s hitman, Kadaver, and things are beginning to look precarious for the former King of Atlantis. Meanwhile, Vulko and Odine, the emissary of the Widowhood, are in the catacombs beneath the Atlantean Treasury in the hopes of finding a way of shutting down the Crown of […]

Titans #15 Review: The Titans Begin To Collapse

Arsenal has caught Nightwing talking to H.I.V.E in a covert radio transmission. He and the rest of the Titans are not happy about this at all. Meanwhile, Herald and Gnarrk are continuing their assault on H.I.V.E to reclaim Bumblebee’s memories. Psimon begins to be afflicted by telepathic storms from within his jail cell. Omen is […]

‘Tempest’ Returns As Atari Shows Off ‘Tempest 4000’

Atari has finally revealed one of their latest titles, Tempest 4000, of which we got to play a little bit of up at PAX West this past weekend. The game is being called a “collaborative love-letter for Tempest fans from Minter and Atari that’s been enhanced for contemporary audiences with exciting new features and gorgeous 4K graphics.” Atari released […]


Aquaman #27 Review: Krush’s Eye Stalks Are Straight-Up Creepy

Captured by Ninth Tride crime lord Krush and his hitman Kadaver, Aquaman and Dolphin are at the mercy of this mutated mob boss, his lackeys, and his monsters. Vulko continues to narrowly slip by Murk and the Atlantean police. To aid his efforts, the Widowhood send some back-up for the former advisor to the king. […]

Spider-Man 2099 #25 Review: A Nice Wrap-Up To A Solid Series

With the reveal of Miguel and Tempest’s son, Gabri, the Spider-Man of the year 2099 has to decide how to handle this situation. To make matters worse, Tempest has been kidnapped in the year 2017. Gabri and Tempest imply that Miguel dies on this rescue mission. However, Miguel knows he can’t leave Tempest to suffer, […]

Titans #13 Review: Action And Heart Make Up For Hokey Romance

While on the hunt for Bumblebee’s lost memory engram, the Titans have stumbled across Alton Labs. They barrel through H.I.V.E. soldiers and meet someone named Mr. Binder. He proves to have the ability to assimilate metahuman powers through some form of computer program and a battle suit. He can also multiply himself. Meanwhile, Wally’s heart […]

Titans #12 Review: A Bit Too Much Melodrama

After doing that recap of the Titans series, it seems as appropriate time as any to review the newest issue of the series. That was totally planned by the way (it was so convenient and I had no idea Titans was coming out this week). With the wrap-up of Lazarus Contract, the Titans are reeling […]

Rebirth Recap: Titans – A Jewel Of Modern DC

Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be doing a recap/review of a few of the Rebirth titles. We’re about a year into the initiative, and it has mostly a success. The “back-to-basics” approach has brought some great titles. Some aren’t as great. Comics from the Big Two (DC and Marvel) are always going to […]

First Trailer For Julie Taymor’s The Tempest

We already brought you a series of clips from Julie Taymor’s very… Taymoresque adaptation of The Tempest and now, at long last, there’s a trailer too. You may find watching the trailer at Apple gets you the best quality. I’m put in mind of a certain type of late 70s/turn of the 80s picture by […]

First Look Clips – Julie Taymor’s The Tempest, Plus Helen Mirren Interview

This interview with Helen Mirren is studded with clips from Julie Taymor’s freshly-premiered version of The Tempest. They provide our first look at moving footage from the film. Between the clips, the star talks from the Venice Film Festival and fields some of the more obvious questions. Some higher-quality clips and a trailer should be […]

Julie Taymor’s The Tempest Looks Like A Julie Taymor Film

…and that is a very good thing indeed. Here are two images from Taymor’s The Tempest, the first of them previously seen but newly high-res, the second a new one. Taymor is the director of Titus, Frida and Across the Universe, as well as some of the best – and the definitely the most spectacular […]