Triona Farrell

Crowded #1 cover by Ro Stein, Ted Brandt, and Triona Farrell

Crowded #1 [Late] Review: A Freelance and Crowdfunded Nightmare

Charlotte Ellison meets a woman named Vita Slatter at a fast food restaurant. Charlotte, called Charlie, is on the run from an endless horde of crowdfunded assassins, and she found Vita on “Defnd,” an app where one can hire bodyguards. A janitor tries to kill Charlie in the restaurant, and Vita puts him down. Vita […]

Nancy Drew #2 cover by Tula Lotay

Nancy Drew #2 Review: Always Look in the Library

Nancy Drew dreams of the day her mother died while on the floor of the cavern inside Deadman’s Cliff. A young man named Pete wakes her up and tells her that her friends have passed out above the cavern. The two go and wake her up, and Nancy’s friends demand an explanation of what’s really […]

Deep Roots #2 cover by Val Rodrigues

Deep Roots #2 Review: A Mysterious and Compelling Eco-Narrative

The two women who were dropped into the other world find the wandering farmer whom has been walking this realm for centuries. They help him understand what has happened to him. One of the women sees visions of this realm’s warrior knight. Back in London, the buildings are beginning to rapidly rot, and the powers […]

Nancy Drew #1 cover by Tula Lotay

Nancy Drew #1 Review: Filled with Charm and Humor

Nancy Drew finishes up a case set around the kidnapping of her school’s mascot, Goatington. Upon returning to her home, she receives a mysterious letter that references her mother’s death, and it leads Nancy back to Bayport, where she reunites with her old friends, Bess, George, and the Hardy Boys. Disclaimer: I’ve never read any […]

Deep Roots #1 cover by Dani Strips

Deep Roots #1 Review: The Happening but Good

A trio of humanoid plants rob a bank in London, killing many. A veteran intervenes, killing two of the plant people. That veteran is brought in by a clandestine organization investigating bizarre events such as this. In another world, an ancient warrior is awakened by the vegetation to defend his world from the threats our […]

Mech Cadet Yu #8 cover by Takeshi Miyazawa and Raul Angulo

Mech Cadet Yu #8 Review: An Exciting Anime-Inspired Mech Showdown

Skip Tanaka and the Mech Cadets are making their way to the Sharg mothership when Central Command begins scrambling to get the Mechs back. They believe the Hero Force Two is the only way to beat the Sharg, and, to power the Hero Force Two, they must kill Robos and use their hearts. Tanaka thinks […]

Mech Cadet Yu #7 cover by Takeshi Miyazawa and Raul Angulo

Mech Cadet Yu #7 Review: What is Central Command Planning?

After the destruction of the Sky Corps Academy, the Mech Cadets are taken to Central Command to prepare for all-out war against the Sharg. However, Yu, Park, and Captain Takana discover that Central Command may have some less savory tactics in mind for winning the war. Mech Cadet Yu #7 slows down to take a […]

Xena: Warrior Princess #2 cover by David Finch and Triona Farrell

Xena Warrior Princess #2 Review: Decently Fun and Has Personality

Xena suffers from nightmares of her own possible atrocities. Upon waking up, she and Gabrielle continue their strained journey towards Athens. A slave ship with an old acquaintance waits for her in the city. However, the Warrior Princess must survive Gabrielle’s curiosity and stubbornness to even face this person. Disclosure: the Xena television series was […]

Mech Cadet Yu #6 cover by Takeshi Miyazawa and Raul Angulo

Mech Cadet Yu #6 Review: The Power of Teamwork and the Charm of Optimism

Our Mech Cadets are getting a breather when Sharg infants, which are still about the size of a bull, begin raging through the base. On their own and separated from their Mechs, the Cadet Pilots must rely on their wit and each other to survive this threat. Mech Cadet Yu #6 succeeds in presenting the […]

Beautiful Canvas #1 Review: Crimes Of Sound And Fury Signifying Nothing

Beautiful Canvas is a new crime (ish?) comic out this week from Black Mask Studios. I say “crime-ish” since it seems to have a crime story at the heart of it, buried as it is under a few layers of super powers, made-for-TV-movie characters and baffling dialog choices. (Seriously, can anyone tell me what “cloak my […]