Articles for tag: Steve Niles, Vampire Books

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When the Vampires Come to Alaska: A Review of 30 Days of Night

In 2002 Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith created a comic book about vampires coming to a town in Alaska that experiences a month of darkness. When I picked up the book, with the very scary and creepy up-close drawing of a mouthful of fangs, I had one thought, “Why hadn’t anyone thought of this before?” ...

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‘Batman: Year One Deluxe Edition’ Graphic Novel Review

There are a few Batman graphic novels that every fanboy and comic book geek worldwide agrees are essential reading. Anyone who is a fan of comic books knows how hard it is to get any of us to agree on anything, but there are some. Most would say Frank Miller’s “The Dark Knight Returns,” Alan ...

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‘Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child’ Issue #1 Comic Book Review

Vertigo Comics announced a few months back they were launching four new titles. They did a good job of offering something for everyone with these books by covering vampires, zombies, fairy tales, aliens, and the occult. Who couldn’t find something to like out of all those choices and subgenres? I was sent a copy of ...

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‘DC Universe Online: Legends’ Graphic Novel Review

I have to stop making the statement that I don’t like alternate universe story arcs. I’m a big fan of “Young Justice” and loved the “Huntress” comic I read for starters. Now there’s another one to add to my hypocritical list of alternate DC Universe books I enjoyed. It’s the second volume of “DC Universe ...

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‘Stargate’ Actor Alexis Cruz Discusses ‘Unprofessionals’ Graphic Novel

Most people know Alexis Cruz as the actor who brought the character of Skaara to life in the “Stargate” movie and “Stargate SG-1” TV series. He is now developing a graphic novel, “The Unprofessionals: A Sociopathic Bromance,” with childhood friend Colin Rankine. Cruz appeared at Dallas Sci-Fi Expo and I took the opportunity to participate ...

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Review: ‘Batman Versus Bane’ Graphic Novel

DC Comics is getting everyone educated and up to speed on one of Batman’s most mysterious and dangerous super villains before the release of this summer’s final chapter of Christopher Nolan’s trilogy, “The Dark Knight Rises.” “Batman Versus Bane” is a great graphic novel collection for readers just getting familiar with the battle between these ...

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‘The World of Flashpoint Featuring Wonder Woman’ Graphic Novel Review

DC Comics really upped the ante with “The World of Flashpoint Featuring Wonder Woman.” Most of the “Flashpoint” graphic novels have four story arcs with one focused on a major player. However this one included not only Wonder Woman, but Aquaman as well. That’s the two heavy hitters the main storyline is based around all ...