Review: Boom Town by Glenn Rolfe

Synopsis: Terror from below!In the summer of 1979, Eckert, Wisconsin, was the sight of the most unique UFO encounter in history. A young couple observed a saucer-like aircraft hovering over HollersHill. A blue beam blasted down from the center of the craft into the hill and caused the ground to …

Review: Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

Caution: There may be spoilers ahead Synopsis: In the year 2056 – the not so distant future – an epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GeneCo, a biotech company that offers organ transplants, for a price. Those who miss their payments are …

Review: Becoming by Glenn Rolfe

Synopsis: Something ancient has wormed its way up from the earth…. A change has come today. After Michele Cote’s best friend disappears, no one believes her story about the thing responsible for his abduction. Forced to figure out the mystery for herself, Michele encounters terror she has never known, and …

Review: The Damned, Vol. 1: Three Days Dead by Cullen Bunn Illustrated by Brian Hurtt

Synopsis: During prohibition, gangsters grew rich on our vices, and rivalries between criminal organizations resulted in open war. But unknown to the masses, a more sinister power controlled the crime cartels, using greed, gluttony, lust and other sins to fuel a more lucrative trade: mortal souls. Enter Eddie, a mortal …

Review: The Walking Dead, Vol. 1: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman Illustrated by Tony Moore

Synopsis: How many hours are in a day when you don’t spend half of them watching television? When is the last time any of us REALLY worked to get something we wanted? How long has it been since any of us really NEEDED something that we WANTED? The world we …

Novella Review: Knock and You Will See Me by Andrew Cull

Synopsis: “We buried Dad in the winter. It wasn’t until the spring that we heard from him again.” Knock and You Will See Me is a new ghost story by award winning writer-director Andrew Cull. When grieving Ellie Ray finds a crumpled, handwritten note from her recently deceased father, hidden …

Review: Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu Illustrated by Sana Takeda

Synopsis: Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900’s Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection …

Review: Raven’s Fall by Lincoln Cole (World on Fire, #2)

Synopsis: Abigail was arrested by the Council, and now she’s awaiting trial for the decisions she made leading up to and culminating in the events of Raven’s Peak. She is restless while she waits for answers and knows that there is a real threat outside their walls plotting to bring …

Book Review: The Jesus Man by Keith Anthony Baird

Synopsis: It is 2037. Radicals in the Middle East have done the unthinkable. Low-yield nuclear weapons have been unleashed and the subsequent escalation of exchanges is enough to blacken the skies. In time, the world goes dark. Crops fail and economies begin the inevitable collapse. Countries close their borders, cease …