Author Archives: Kate Kosturski

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The Gifted Exploited Television
Five Thoughts on The Gifted: “eXploited

By | Dec 12, 2017 | Television

It’s looking like a blue Christmas for the Struckers and the Underground.  The junior Struckers and several key members of the Underground team are behind bars with Sentinel Services.  Cory Booker’s Evil Twin and his partisans have the upper hand.  Let’s hang our X-Stockings by the chimney with care, pour some X-Nog, and have some […]

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Moonstruck #4 Reviews
“Moonstruck” #4

By | Dec 8, 2017 | Reviews

A missing magic butt, a collection of weird visions that make Miss Cleo and all those other late night psychics look tame by comparison, and that milestone of the First Relationship Spat. Sounds just like a normal day in Blython. Whatever normal means. Written by Grace Ellis Illustrated by Shae Beagle and Kate Leth Colored […]

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New Talent Showcase 2017 #1 Reviews
“DC New Talent Showcase 2017”

By | Dec 1, 2017 | Reviews

The DC New Talent Showcase returns for a second year, featuring writers and artists who came out of last year’s Talent Development Workshops. Last year’s effort, the first in a generation, was rather rocky in execution.  Will this year’s effort be any better? Written, Illustrated, and Colored by Various Lettered by Dezi Sienty With seven […]

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Five Thoughts on The Punisher‘s “Two Dead Men”

By | Nov 28, 2017 | Television

If the premiere of The Punisher was our introduction to Frank Castle, then “Two Dead Men” broadens that introduction to include the larger government mystery/conspiracy surrounding Frank. Forces within and outside the government want answers, and so does Frank. Is our government still the same one that, as Frank’s daughter states in flashback, “represents everything […]

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Giant Days 2017 Holiday Special #1 Reviews
“Giant Days” 2017 Holiday Special

By | Nov 24, 2017 | Reviews

Happy Holidays from your favorite Sheffield co-eds! The girls are off for a London adventure that pays tribute to Love Actually and the films of Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones’s Diary). It’s bound to put you in the Christmas spirit where anything is possible. Written by John Allison Illustrated by Jenn St-Onge […]

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Five Thoughts on The Punisher‘s “3 AM”

By | Nov 20, 2017 | Television

It’s been a long time coming, and not without some strong parallels to real life events, but the Frank Castle Netflix treatment has finally arrived. Don’t let the violent undertones turn you off; there’s a compelling story that delves into the issues of PTSD, questions of identity of self, and a good old Vast Government […]

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Dark Fang #1 Reviews
Pick of the Week: “Dark Fang” #1

By | Nov 16, 2017 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

Anyone can help save the earth, even a vampire. This supernatural spin on An Inconvenient Truth provides action and commentary in equal and appropriate measure on the ecological disaster our planet is hurtling toward at breakneck speed. Could it be that an aquatic vampire is the savior for the Earth? (Warning: contains spoilers) Written by Miles […]

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Gumballs #1 Interviews
Erin Nations Talks “Gumballs”

By | Nov 14, 2017 | Interviews

From zines to comics, Erin Nations has done it all. His autobiographical comic published by IDW/Top Shelf Productions, “Gumballs,” is the first professionally published autobiographical comic by a trans cartoonist. Prior to “Gumballs” Erin has created content such as Meow: A Collection of Cat Portraits with Descriptions, and contributed to comics periodicals Vision Quest and Original Plumbing. With bright colors […]

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