Author Archives: Chris Neill

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Boba Fett Twin Engines of Destruction Reviews
“Boba Fett: Twin Engines of Destruction”

By | Dec 28, 2017 | Reviews

There is no single character who has garnered so much acclaim for so little effort than Boba Fett. Speaking less than 30 words throughout The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi, and spending most of his time just standing around looking menacing, the Mandalorian bounty hunter has become one of the most iconic […]

Kill Your Boyfriend Reviews
“Kill Your Boyfriend”

By | Nov 20, 2017 | Reviews

Everything you need to know about “Kill Your Boyfriend” can be found on its back-cover: “Girls meets boy. Girl falls for boy. Boy takes girl on violent rampage through English suburb. Murder, sex, drugs and anarchy follow.” Judging from that blurb, you can probably figure out whether or not “Kill Your Boyfriend” is for you. […]

Phonogram Longform
“Phonogram” And Fandom: Our Band Could Be Your Life

By | Oct 3, 2017 | Longform

Q: What do you think [“Phonogram”] says about the nature of fandom and/or criticism? KIERON GILLEN: Everything. The premise for Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s series “Phonogram” is simple: music is magic . . . literally. These magic-users, known as phonomancers, are able to use their connection to the music they love. They read radio […]

Pluto Vol. 1 Featured Longform
Naoki Urasawa’s “Pluto:” Digital Humanity

By | Mar 28, 2017 | Longform

Someone is killing the world’s seven strongest robots, and it’s up to Europol detective Gesicht to find the culprit. But to make matters worse, Gesicht himself is one of the seven robots targeted by this unknown assassin. This murder mystery is how Naoki Urasawa’s “Pluto” starts, but calling it a “murder mystery” direly undersells it. […]


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