Category Archives: ITHO’S REVIEWS

Moonshine #7 Review


By Brian Azerallo, Eduardo Risso, Jared K Fletcher, Christian Rossi

Azzerallo and Risso continue their prohibition set werewolf tale, as Lou Pirlo rides the rails looking to put his recent transgressions behind him. This proves difficult, and lands him in even hotter water. Meanwhile, former business associates are preparing to track Lou down for a bloody reunion. Continue reading Moonshine #7 Review

Hungry Ghosts #1 Advance Review

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by Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose, Alberto Ponticelli, Vanesa Del Rey & Jose Villarrubia

Anthony Bourdan, famed chief, TV star, and celebrity comic book dabbler; gives us another taste of his non-culinary talents in a ghost story miniseries loosely based on Japanese folklore.

Being a fan of his first graphic novel from Vertigo, Get Jiro!, I was excited to see Bourdan continue writing culinary centric comics and use Japanese aesthetics in a new story. While there is plenty of both, the emphasis on food (which Bourdan by his main career choice should be an expert) becomes tenuous at best. Continue reading Hungry Ghosts #1 Advance Review

The Divided States of Hysteria Collection Review


By Howard Chaykin, Jesus Aburtov, Wil Quintana, Ken Bruzenak

For those not familiar with Howard Chaykin, he is a longtime professional of the comic industry going as far back as the 1970’s, known primarily for heavily violent/sexual works and stark political views. While I have very limited reading experiences of his body of work, I had the fortune of meeting him in person briefly at a comic-con. As such, I can attest that he lives up to the blunt and nonchalant persona he portrays in interviews. All of this is to give background and context for the review of his Image miniseries, The Divided States of Hysteria. Continue reading The Divided States of Hysteria Collection Review

Spider-Man Homecoming Review


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Teenage coming-of-age movies are an evergreen subject for Hollywood films, with many classic movies starring the High School teen trying to figure out life within a four year period in two hours or less.  Ferris Buller’s Day OffThe Breakfast Club, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, even the wacky and high concept ones like Encino Man, Weird Science, or Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Wonderful films starring teenage characters and their quest for popularity, love, and not becoming a jaded adult. It’s hard to tire of films like those, even as an burgeoning adult myself, because I remember my high school days vividly. So it is that Spider-Man Homecoming joins the many great high school movies for this generation, and firmly establishes Tom Holland as THE Spider-Man… Continue reading Spider-Man Homecoming Review