Jon Johnson (Sir)

Sir Jon Reviews – Last Song #1

In the inaugural issue of LAST SONG, creator and writer of the title, Holly Interlandi explains in her afterward that she thinks “rock and roll is enough” when telling a tale about rock music stars in comic book form. She says that most people wait “for the punchline” of what else might be part of Read More

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Sir Jon Reviews – Your Black Friend

It’s been a few weeks since I read Ben Passmore’s YOUR BLACK FRIEND, a one-shot comic book that I couldn’t pass on ordering when it was solicited through AdHouse Books some months back. I’ve always enjoyed slice-of-life comics, especially done-in-one tales similar to Damon Hurd’s work like MY UNCLE JEFF. I gave YOUR BLACK FRIEND Read More

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Patreon Announcement

That’s right, Pint O’ Comics followers, we are now offering up a support site for those of you that want to help keep Pint O’ Comics moving forward to a great future. Everything costs these days, and it’s not cheap on the upkeep for the website and technology needed for the show. As such, we’re Read More

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Rise of the Dungeon Master – A Review

It’s hard to say when Gary Gygax affected me the most. I recall marveling over his alliterative name, wondering how it was pronounced, if it was real, and if it was, if he liked it. I thought ‘Gygax’ was cool, myself. It wasn’t any surprise to me then, when variations on the name popped up Read More

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The Ringo Awards

Mike Wieringo was a fan-favorite artist known for his long stretches of work with writer Mark Waid, at both Marvel and DC Comics. His art was fresh and stylistically distinct, that of a true comic book professional. Sadly, he left the mortal coil far too soon, in 2007, at the age of 44. Leaving a Read More

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Pint O’ Comics is HERE

We would like to welcome you to the new Pint O’ Comics website, the home for all things for “The Pint”. Here you’ll find more in-depth reviews, articles and information of all the pop culture things we enjoy – some of which might not quite fit into “pop culture” easily. From here you’ll be able Read More

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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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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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