State of the Industry – March 2016

2016 continues to show that successful comic book movies do not necessarily spark any interest in the comic books they are derived from, as the third month of the year continued a downward trend in sales figures. Only three titles rose above that all-so-important 100k mark in March, with Marvel maintaining dominance. Of the top Read More

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Al Jaffee, Guinness World Record Holder

MAD Magazine artist and humorist Al Jaffee nailed a formal record from the Guinness Book recently that will be difficult to break. I think I easily speak for all of the FtH team that we can commend Mr. Jaffee with his incredible longevity and biting wit. For some pictures and a little more on Al Read More

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Aliens: Defiance #1

Writer- Brian Wood Artist- Tristan Jones Dark Horse Comics continues their long partnership with 20th Century Fox in publishing titles based on the 1979 Ridley Scott horror classic Alien, as well as its sequels. Brian Wood (The Massive, Moon Knight) scripts this new series set between the first and second films, with art supplied by Read More

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The Great Game, Ready’Reat 3 – Ready’Reat 4, 596 CY

Grewhawk

Last session, the party had been split up, regrouped and had been surrounded by moaning villagers. After killing the entire group of 30 villagers, the party discovered a crying boy the following morning. The boy accused the group of killing his parents, but had instructions to lead them all to his Master Staad. This session Read More

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Those that are About to Die – An Examination of the Suicide Squad, Part Three

Suicide Squad

A lengthy re-read and discourse on the DC comic book title Suicide Squad and all subseries. Suicide Squad issue 4 is titled “William Hell’s Overture”, another done-in-one tale expanding on the mission of the Squad, this time within the borders of the USA and the DC Universe version itself. Focusing on a costumed vigilante in Read More

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State of the Industry – February 2016

February sales in the comic book market are traditionally slow, with 2016 continuing that (trend) as numbers dipped to lows not seen in nearly a year. Only three titles topped 100k for the month, though a fourth came so close it may as well be considered an even 100 thousand. Marvel dominated the top ten Read More

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GaryCon VIII: An Adventure

It has been one week since my annual return from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, widely regarded as the place Role Playing Games were conceived. I have made the trek for the past seven years to participate in GaryCon, a small- to mid-sized congregation of game players celebrating the life of Gary Gygax, one of the creators Read More

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Those that are About to Die – An Examination of the Suicide Squad, Part Two

Suicide Squad

A lengthy re-read and discourse on the DC comic book series, Suicide Squad and all subseries.. “Jail Break” is the title of issue three of Suicide Squad, a done-in-one story that forms a direct sequel to the Legends mini-series introducing this new version of the Squad. As such, it goes slightly far afield of the Read More

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The Great Game – Interlude 3: Pyga

Grewhawk

By the latter portion of 594 CY, the now notorious FoJ had claimed a base of operations in the Western portion of territory controlled by the Free City of Dyvers. One of their members, Giraud, has begun an orphanage and training ground for upcoming adventurers. The first class to graduate from the associated school called Read More

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Albums That Resonate: Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Here at FtH we have done a few shows that highlight our love of music. You may know that I have an affinity for the conceptual sci fi storytelling and prog metal stylings of Coheed and Cambria, while Vinnie cries himself to sleep whilst listening to Jimmy Buffet warble on about meat sandwhiches. Oh, and Read More

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