INDUSTRY MUSIC

Incidense Released Their New Album Collide.

The Dutch prog / metal formation Incidense dropped their new  album on October 8, 2022. It has been 10 years… We have another story to tell. After 10 years since their debut album Incarcerated came out, Incidense have returned with a brand new progressive album Collide. The new album Collide deals with modern day society, […]

REVIEW VIDEO GAMES

Darkest Dungeon II

TL;DR?: I wanted to like it….I REALLY wanted to. After two hours of playing I can’t say I hate it, it’s just not what I was expecting in a followup. As a massive fan of the original I was excited to dig into the early release of the follow up. I happily ghosted a predictably […]

COMICS REVIEW

Aberrant Vol. 1

When a story’s opening chapter is titled “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” it usually establishes a particular tone, gives an impression of a narrative that features challenges to the protagonist who will ultimately overcome them. The title paints an image of optimism, even in the face of adversity. In short, it sets one’s mind at ease, […]

COMICS REVIEW

Boom Queens Vol. 2

Sometimes, a new comic is introduced to the world that seemingly rewrites everything readers’ thought they knew about the medium. This new tale deconstructs a genre, turns all of the common tropes upside-down, and never plays by the “rules.” It is objectively exciting, unique, and edgy because of these traits. Nothing like it exists on […]

BREAKING NEWS COMICS INDUSTRY

Lashawn Colvin Passes away at 37

The Indie Comics world was sent reeling today, with news of the tragic passing of Beautiful Soliders creator and comic shop owner Lashawn Colvin. Born in Texas Lashawn made a life in Montgomery, Alabama where she opened Comics & Geeks a Beverage Lounge and comic book store in 2020. Colvin spent time as the Editor […]

COMICS REVIEW

Boom Queens Vol. 1

There is a saying that goes something like this: “First impressions are everything.” In the world of entertainment, across every medium – film, music, and comics – the old adage typically applies more strongly than anywhere else. Thus, when the first volume of Boom Queens opens to a panel with a location tag declaring “The […]

Editorials

Gatekeeping in Pop Culture

  • September 11, 2022
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We live in a time where everything old is becoming new again. Remakes and re-imaginings of properties are more abundant than ever before. Television shows have helped introduce a whole new generation to music artists that they may have never heard otherwise. However, this influx of new fans doesn’t seem to excite veteran fans; many […]

Editorials INDUSTRY

Coping With Crowdfunding Guidelines

“But IndieGoGo is the platform that allows freedom.” says Marcel Dupree, writer of Le Fay Volume 1, on twitter July 16, 2022 after he received a message from the IndieGoGo team that his funds were being held for a community guideline violation in his recent campaign.     Crowdfunding creators who use sites like IndieGoGo […]