Yesterday, DC Comics released the first few pages of their new Superman comic book, Superman Unchained, written by current DC wonderkind Scott Snyder with pencils from the legendary Jim Lee. The book opens with on a frightened Japanese town, reeling from a recent, horrific attack on a nearby city. A [...]

By | June 11th, 2013|0 Comments

Mr. Reece Goes to Comic-Con

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” John Lennon said that. He might not have ever attended Comic-Con, but Mr. Lennon may as well have been describing my time in San Diego when he said it. Every amazing thing that happened, happened without plans. But [...]

By | July 26th, 2011|0 Comments


"I want to ask you, listeners...if you think you're good people. And if you are, how do you know?" It takes nothing more than a tape recorder to completely understand these characters. The story opens with Joe receiving an unknown tape from Emily. In her one way conversation, Emily lays [...]

By | December 28th, 2010|0 Comments

Kill Will

"Justice League of Shakespeare." That is how writer Anthony Del Col pitched IDW's new series "Kill Shakespeare," which just had issue 2 hit the stands last week. The premise is a simple one: Hamlet, prince of Denmark is tossed out of his kingdom after he kills the king's (his uncle) [...]

By | May 26th, 2010|1 Comment

Kid Beowulf and The Four Colors Review

While they might not know him by name, it seems as though many kids would want to be Beowulf. The sword battles, the heroic deeds and courageous actions. And then there’s the business with slaying a dragon. The legend of Beowulf is one that a little kid can spend hours [...]

By | May 17th, 2010|3 Comments

Nemesis: Hail to the NEW Chief

"What if Batman was the Joker?" Let your mind go the deepest, darkest regions of your mind as you think of what would happened if a psychopath like the Joker had the resources and technical skills of Batman. When you come up the thought that gets you most excited by [...]

By | March 28th, 2010|0 Comments

En Garde – A review of Jane Yolen’s “Foiled”

Page 15 was when I fell in love with this book. The main character, Aliera Carstairs, stares at the reader after talking about her life and her hobby of fencing and simply says "One is a sport, and one is... not." With a slight smirk that comes from knowing the [...]

By | March 27th, 2010|0 Comments

Don’t blame me. It’s the name…

(Because of the more filthy nature of the book, I may be using a little more colorful language than usual. Not gonna use too many curse words, but the language in the book is on par with Pulp Fiction, so its a little hard to avoid when talking about it. [...]

By | February 12th, 2010|2 Comments

Gone in a “Flash”

DC's The Flash is the Fastest Man Alive. That has been his moniker for decades now, but he's also poised to become one of the most important characters in DC Comics, thanks to a staring role in the company-wide mini-series "Blackest Night," as well as his own mini-series "The Flash: [...]

By | December 10th, 2009|2 Comments

The Umbrella Academy in: Spreading the Madness (being part one of one in the blog: Four Colors)

There are some great things about getting your friends into comics. Not only do I feel joy in spreading the form of comics, but I am also creating another outlet in which to find out about books I normally wouldn't have. Such is the case of introducing my friend Mike [...]

By | December 3rd, 2009|1 Comment