Author Archives: Kate Kosturski

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Rock Candy Mountain” #5

By | Nov 9, 2017 | Reviews

Origin story time! How did Jackson, the toughest hobo there is, get that way? It’s one that rivals that of Steve Rogers. After a too-long hiatus, it’s wonderful to see this book back examining hobo life. Written and Illustrated by Kyle Starks Colored by Chris Schweizer In 1945, a man receives a draft letter. Frightened, […]

“Harley & Ivy Meet Betty & Veronica” #2

By | Nov 2, 2017 | Reviews

It’s a who’s who of DC Comics and Riverdale’s elite at the Lodge costume ball, with a few party crashers from Gotham. Put on your dancing shoes and see what trouble our leading ladies get up to next! (Warning: contains spoilers.) Written by Marc Andreyko and Paul Dini Illustrated by Laura Braga Colored by Arif […]

Glitterbomb Vol. 1 Red Carpet Reviews
“Glitterbomb Volume One: Red Carpet”

By | Nov 1, 2017 | Reviews

A few weeks ago, I reviewed the first issue of the second arc of the Glitterbomb series, “Glitterbomb: The Fame Game.”  It wasn’t until after submitting my review that I found out that this was the second arc of an existing franchise that finished up its primary narrative in 2016. This now left me curious […]

X Files JFK Disclosures #1 Reviews
“X-Files: JFK Disclosures” #1

By | Oct 26, 2017 | Reviews

Nearly 55 years after that day in November, many are still not 100 percent sure who really killed President John F. Kennedy.  IDW puts forth a new, albeit fictional, theory behind the presidential assassination that’s weak in storyline but does take some creative risks with artwork. (Warning: contains spoilers.) Written by Denton J. Tipton Illustrated […]


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