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ND Comic Book Review: Grim #1 - BOOM! Studios

Grim Issue #1 - Chapter One: Don't Fear The Reaper Writer: Stephanie Phillips Illustration: Flaviano Colors: Rico Renzi Letters: Tom Napolitano Publisher: BOOM! Studios I had the opportunity to read an advanced copy of the first issue for this new series from BOOM! Studios. I've been enjoying Stephanie Phillips work on Harley Quinn for DC and Taarna with Heavy Metal. I loved Flaviano's art on the Power Man & Iron Fist book for Marvel. So going in I was already excited just by the names on the creative team. I was rightfully excited. I enjoyed Grim a great deal and I'm looking forward to the next issue. Given that this is the first issue, Phillips has to do some of the work of establishing our main character and the world we're operating in moving forward. We're introduced to Jessica Harrow, one of many reapers who work for Death to guide souls to the afterlife. The story opens as she guides a man to the afterlife after he gets killed in a car accident. The f

New Free Stuff from Dark Horse Digital: The Thing - Prequel & Orchid! Preview

Two new freebies from Dark Horse Digital:



The Thing: This comic is a prequel to the upcoming movie of the same name, due to be released October 14th, 2011. This is the first of three issues that will becoming out weekly. 


Orchid: This is an 8 page preview of the upcoming comic written by Tom Morello, member of groups Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave and artwork by Scott Hepburn. Here is the how Dark Horse describes this series:
Orchid is the tale of a teenage prostitute who learns that she is more than the role society has imposed upon her. When the seas rose, genetic codes were smashed. Now, human settlements are ringed by a dense wilderness, from which ferocious new animal species prey on the helpless. The high ground belongs to the rich and powerful, who overlook swampland shantytowns from their fortresslike cities. Iron-fisted rule ensures order and allows the wealthy to harvest the poor as slaves.

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