2 items from 2015
Release Date: 8 April, 2015 (available for preorder)
Writer: Zander Cannon
Artist: Zander Cannon
Publisher: Oni Press
This is it. The one you’ve been waiting for. The debut issue you absolutely cannot miss. The comic book about…
… giant monsters in maximum security prison guarded by an Ultraman-esque super-warden named Kang.
Silly? Yes. Ingenius? Also yes, if only for the fact that these monsters are painted in hues brighter than technicolor (à la old tokusatsu TV shows), exclaim Oh my Goj instead of Oh my God (if I have to explain that reference to you, well, I’m sorry), and have pissing contests involving mechas on a conversion mission (“Go back to the lab, you load-lifters!”).
And while the genre nods and winks are endless and welcome, the most successful angle that Zander Cannon’s new book chooses to pursue is that of following hardcore prison story clichés: the outdoor gym, »
- Holly Interlandi
Nightbreed: The Cabal Cut (Scream Factory)
This limited special edition of Clive Barker’s heavily discussed alternate cut has finally arrived. For fans of the film, this version is everything you wanted. More monsters and more narrative allow the film to progress more fitting to Barker’s intention and style.
Beautiful. The guys from Death Waltz have again given genre fans something to be excited about. The 1954 soundtrack of Toho’s “Godzilla” is stunning, a true pleasure to hear on vinyl.
The septet UK group The Laze released their accompaniment for 1925’s “Phantom of the Opera” off One Way Static Records. Styled with a range of musical influences the group makes a worthy companion score to the classic film.
One of the greatest classic »
- Monte Yazzie
2 items from 2015
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