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G.O.R.E. Score: Afterlife with Archie

G.O.R.E. Score: Afterlife with Archie

Original Release Date: Oct. 2013 Number of Issues: ongoing series Publisher: Archie Comics ***Editor’s Note: “Afterlife with Archie” is an ongoing comic book series, but it’s the trade paperback collection “Afterlife with Archie: Escape from Riverdale” (issues 1-5) that is specifically being reviewed here. First things first: if you’ve never heard of Archie, it’s probably […]

“G.I. Zombie” Resurrected at DC Comics

“G.I. Zombie” Resurrected at DC Comics

From USA Today: DC Comics’ newest comic book stars the few, the proud and the undead. Star-Spangled War Stories Featuring G.I. Zombie revives the long-running military-tinged anthology series with a soldier who’s pretty much dead but has been serving the government in secrecy for many years and many American wars. Batwing writing team Jimmy Palmiotti and […]

A Statistical Look at “The Walking Dead” TV Series

A Statistical Look at “The Walking Dead” TV Series

From The National Post: (click anywhere on the image to download the full high-resolution version)

G.O.R.E. Score: Zombo

G.O.R.E. Score: Zombo

Released: 2009 – 2010 Publisher: 2000AD Format: serialized in 2000AD #s 1632-1639 & 1678-1684; collected graphic novel Hidden gems: those rare breed of items that you had no clue existed, yet when you find them you wonder how you’ve gone so long without knowing about their existence. In my line of work, the hidden gems […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Plan 9 from Outer Space Strikes Again!

G.O.R.E. Score: Plan 9 from Outer Space Strikes Again!

Original Release Date: March 2009 Number of Issues: 1 (one-shot) Publisher: Bluewater Comics Let the bitch session begin. Those of you who know me are aware that I am an unofficial expert on Plan 9 from Outer Space.  I have a copy of Ed Wood’s original script, which I am using as the basis for […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Marvel Universe vs. The Punisher

Released: 2010 Publisher: Marvel Entertainment Format: 4-issue mini-series; collected graphic novel Even though it seems like so long ago, at one time I was a bright-eyed, fresh-faced lad of 16 who was out looking for his first job. Call it fate, Karma, or just plain dumb luck, but I chanced my way into getting hired […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Victorian Undead: Sherlock Holmes vs. Zombies!

Original Release Date: November 2009 Number of Issues: 6 (mini-series; collected graphic novel) Publisher: Wildstorm/DC Comics By now, we’re all familiar with the debate of if and how the zombie market is being flooded with content, particularly that of the “mash-ups” and crossovers that combine the undead with a variety of other characters and situations from […]