Settling from the move

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After many fun years at our previous location, Crazy Fred’s closed at our Lake Murray Blvd location on May 20th and reopened at our new location in the La Mesa Springs shopping center on the 1 st of June. Our…
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I’m back!

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If you have a young nerd like I do and they want to have a great weekend filled with adventure and good group dynamic as well as a fun and invigorating learning experience then you MUST check out the Adventuring…
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Alabaster: Wolves

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Alabaster: Wolves

Alabaster, a soft mineral used throughout history in décor such as lamps or figurines and wolves, a cunning social mammal capable of going it alone or forming packs to bring down their prey. This story-gem of the supernatural combines werewolves…
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Fear Itself: The Fearless Review

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Fear Itself: The Fearless Review

Ride of the Valkyrie. Fear Itself takes flight with the notion of what happens when a chooser of the slain chooses herself as the one to be slain. The one heroine that Marvel rarely does justice to, perhaps because most…
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Lady Mechanika: Pick of the Year for 2011

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Lady Mechanika: Pick of the Year for 2011

My top pick of a series for the year 2011 is Aspen Comic’s Lady Mechanika, a comic set within a time-space that melds both billowy Victorian-era dress with cog, gear, and crank structural elements of the industrial steampunk genre. Issue…
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The Strange Talent of Luther Strode #2 (of 6)

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The Strange Talent of Luther Strode #2 (of 6)

The Strange Talent of Luthor Strode #2a continues the 6-comic story arc of Justin Jordan, Tradd Moore, and Felipe Sobreiro at Image Comics. The “talent” seems to be an array of talents from viewing possible outcomes of events (minor precognition),…
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Demon Knights #1

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Demon Knights #1

There are comic books with great art and there are comic books with great stories.  Rare is the comic with both. Of DC’s “New 52”, only Justice League had achieved this distinction thus far (but having done so with an…
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The Vault #1

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The Vault #1

A claustrophobic undersea cavern where angels fear to tread is the basis for The Vault, a new trilogy by Image Comics. Beginning with a scene from the End of the World, the storyline is taut with adventure and intrepid exploration…
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Deception: Journey Into Mystery #625

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Deception: Journey Into Mystery #625

Deception, treachery, intrigue.  Journey Into Mystery #625 has it all as Loki’s manipulation of two of the underworld’s greatest leaders, Mephisto and Hela, begins to take form. Like trying to steer both a tornado on one side and a herd…
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