Review: The Department of Truth #14

Written by James Tynion IV
Art by John J. Pearson
Letters by Aditya Bidikar
Designed by Dylan Todd
Edited by Steve Foxe

In 1946, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and eccentric rocket scientist Jack Parsons performed a series of rituals to summon a divine feminine being. Her name was Babalon. She was dressed all in…RED. Eisner winner JOHN J. PEARSON (BLUE IN GREEN) joins THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH for an occult blast from the past.

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Flustered Mustard at the Melba

If you’ve been around a bit, you know my love for Rocky Horror Picture Show. I’ve done posts about the Rocky Horror Picture Show Festival as well as Rocky Horror Picture Show at Mineral Area College. I’m even an official member of the Fan Club.

So, of course I jumped at the opportunity to see the Flustered Mustard shadow cast at the Melba for a Midnight showing of RHPS.

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Review: House of Slaughter #2

Writer: James Tynion IV and Tate Brombal
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera and Chris Shehan
Colors: Miquel Muerto
Letters: Andworld Design
Publisher: BOOM! Studios

Erica Slaughter isn’t the only member of the House of Slaughter to have made sacrifices in order to become the monster hunter she is today. As a teenager, her handler and rival Aaron finds himself with a new roommate, the mysterious “transfer student” Jace Boucher. To initiate his training, Jace must prove his loyalty to the House of Slaughter through a binding ritual… a ritual that few survive.”

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Review: Lucky Devil #4

Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Fran Galán
Letterer: El Torres

“After an exorcism gone wrong, down-on-his-luck schlub Stanley finds he’s retained all of the demon’s supernatural powers and positions himself the leader of an insane worldwide cult-only to find himself pissing off the demons of hell. Now Stanley heads to Hell itself to determine whether or not he should keep these powers of the devil or remove them and go back to his boring life.”

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Review: House of Slaughter #1

Writer: James Tynion IV and Tate Brombal
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera and Chris Shehan
Colors: Miquel Muerto
Letters: Andworld Design
Publisher: BOOM! Studios

Discover the inner workings of the House of Slaughter in this new horror series exploring the secret history of the Order that forged Erica Slaughter into the monster hunter she is today.

You know Aaron Slaughter as Erica’s handler and rival. But before he donned the black mask, Aaron was a teenager training within the House of Slaughter.

Surviving within the school is tough enough, but it gets even more complicated when Aaron falls for a mysterious boy destined to be his competition.

Dive deeper into the world of Something is Killing the Children in this first story arc by co-creator James Tynion IV (The Department of Truth, The Nice House on the Lake) and co-writer Tate Brombal (Barbalien), with art by rising star Chris Shehan (The Autumnal) and co-creator Werther Dell’Edera (Razorblades).”

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Review: Eat the Rich #3

Written by: Sarah Gailey
Art by: Pics Bak
Colored by: Roman Titov
Lettered by: Cardinal Rae

Still uncertain about what she saw in Pip’s office, Joey confides in Kitty…but Kitty’s response only confuses her more, leaving Joey with no choice but to play along with the family.

Until Fourth of July, when at a party Joey suspects what she thought she saw then is happening again.

Can Joey come to terms with what is really happening in Crestfall Bluffs… and can she still walk away alive?”

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