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Book: Saga Volume 9

The multiple Eisner Award-winning series returns with a spacefaring adventure about fake news and genuine terror. Warning: Feelings. Collects SAGA #49-54 [more inside]
posted by dinty_moore on Jul 11, 2019 - 3 comments

Book: Paper Girls Volume 4

The mind-bending, time-warping adventure from Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang continues, as intrepid newspaper deliverer Tiffany is launched from the prehistoric past into the year 2000! In this harrowing version of our past, Y2K was even more of a cataclysm than experts feared, and the only person who can save the future is a 12-year-old girl from 1988. (Issues 16 - 20), colors by Matt Wilson.
posted by dinty_moore on Jul 1, 2019 - 4 comments

Book: Monstress Volume 3

Maika has spent most of her life learning how to fight, but how will she fare when the only way to save her life...is to make friends? Written by Marjorie Liu, art by Sana Takeda.
posted by dinty_moore on Jun 10, 2019 - 2 comments

Book: Rivers of London: Water Weed

When two of the less well-behaved River goddesses, Chelsea and Olympia, decide to earn a few quid on the side, Peter and Bev find themselves drawn into a sordid cannabis-smuggling operation, controlled by London's new queenpin of crime - the brutal and beautiful Hoodette!
posted by dinty_moore on Jun 4, 2019 - 3 comments

Book: Rivers of London: Cry Fox

Child kidnapping is already an appalling crime, but in the latest case for Detective Constable Peter Grant--newly promoted in the ranks of London's Metropolitan Police, but with a lot still to learn about wizarding--things take a truly dark turn when the victims become prey in a homicidal hunt that Grant and the members of the Folly must stop!
posted by dinty_moore on May 28, 2019 - 4 comments

Book: Rivers of London: Detective Stories

Four self-contained magical crimes, ripped from the streets of supernatural London! PC Peter Grant faces his grueling Detective exam, forcing him to relieve the strangest cases of his career. From foiling an aspiring god to confronting a Virtual Flasher, Peter's police history has been anything but conventional.
posted by dinty_moore on May 21, 2019 - 6 comments

Book: Abbott

While investigating police brutality and corruption in 1970s Detroit, journalist Elena Abbott uncovers supernatural forces being controlled by a secret society of the city’s elite. By Saladin Ahmed, line art by Sami Kivelä, colors by Jason Wordie
posted by dinty_moore on May 20, 2019 - 1 comment

Book: Rivers of London: Black Mould

Peter Grant is a cop and part-time wizard investigating London's 'Falcon' crimes--those that are outside the realms of normal criminal investigations--and more into the realms of trolls under bridges, cursed crime scenes, and the ghosts of monsters past. Peter never saw himself in pest control--but that's exactly where he finds himself when a killer, sentient, living fungus goes on a rampage of vengeance using its victims' worst fears against them!
posted by dinty_moore on May 14, 2019 - 6 comments

Book: Rivers of London Vol. 2

Press-ganged into helping a Russian oligarch hunt his missing daughter, PC Peter Grant and his boss, Thomas Nightingale, London's only wizarding cops, find themselves caught up in a battle between Russian gunmen, a monstrous forest creature – and their nemesis: The Faceless Man. But as Grant and Nightingale close in on the missing girl, they discover that nothing about this case is what it seems!
posted by dinty_moore on May 7, 2019 - 4 comments

Book: Rivers of London: Body Work

Peter Grant is one of only two members of a very special branch of London's Metropolitan Police. He is, in fact, pretty much a wizard and it's his job to investigate those shadowy crimes that involve urban vampires, weird folk in the underground and, in this case, why cars are suddenly taking on lives of their own and killing innocent folk!
posted by dinty_moore on Apr 30, 2019 - 7 comments

Book: Black Panther: Long Live the King

As the Black Panther and an Avenger, T'Challa has had to save the world time and again - but those duties pale in comparison to his responsibilities as king of Wakanda. As the nation rebuilds in the wake of revolution, T'Challa finds his people besieged by a massive monster tearing through the country, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake! Written by Nnedi Okorafor and Aaron Covington, art by André Lima Araújo, Mario Del Pennino and Tana Ford
posted by dinty_moore on Apr 29, 2019 - 1 comment

Book: On a Sunbeam

2019 Hugo Nominee for Best Graphic Story: A webcomic where a ragtag crew travels to the deepest reaches of space, rebuilding beautiful, broken structures to piece the past together. Two girls meet in boarding school and fall deeply in love―only to learn the pain of loss. [more inside]
posted by dinty_moore on Apr 8, 2019 - 8 comments

ComicsBooks? Redux

4 years ago there was some talk on adding comics. I would still like this. What do y'all think?
posted by signal on Mar 26, 2019 - 7 comments

Movie: Aquaman

The swift and powerful monarch of the ocean gets his own movie in the DC Extended Universe. [more inside]
posted by prize bull octorok on Dec 21, 2018 - 35 comments

Wynonna Earp: Daddy Lesson; War Paint (episodes 11 & 12)  Season 3, Ep 11

(Season Finale) Wynonna has a run in with the Revenants that leads her to an unexpected revelation about the curse; Waverly meets an important figure from her past; and Nicole tries to evacuate Purgatory before it's too late... [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 28, 2018 - 3 comments

Wynonna Earp: The Other Woman  Season 3, Ep 10

A mysterious woman who knows a little too much about the Earps arrives on the Homestead with a special mission for Wynonna and Waverly. The rest of the team must wrangle a deadly fire witch. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 21, 2018 - 2 comments

Wynonna Earp: Undo It  Season 3, Ep 9

History keeps repeating itself when Wynonna has to make an impossible choice. Waverley and Nicole visit a jeweler, and a familiar face returns to Purgatory. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 14, 2018 - 3 comments

Iron Fist: Mystical Kung Fu Part Two, Chi Boogaloo  Season 2, Ep 0

The second season of Iron Fist picks up where the last one left off, with Danny, Coleen, Davos and Joy all doing what comes next... [more inside]
posted by homunculus on Sep 9, 2018 - 25 comments

Wynonna Earp: Waiting Forever for You  Season 3, Ep 8

It's date night in Purgatory, which means dressing up, drinking, and fighting demons, as a formidable former foe stalks the gang. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 7, 2018 - 3 comments

Wynonna Earp: I Fall to Pieces  Season 3, Ep 7

Wynonna and Nicole seem to be out of luck when an errand from Sheriff Nedley goes terribly wrong. [more inside]
posted by Squeak Attack on Sep 2, 2018 - 6 comments

Wynonna Earp: If We Make It Through December  Season 3, Ep 6

Wynonna teams up with a new ally to search for a missing kid on Christmas Day. Meanwhile, Waverly learns more about her father. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 24, 2018 - 8 comments

Wynonna Earp: Jolene  Season 3, Ep 5

A demon causes havoc in town as Wynonna, Waverly, and Jolene must decide who they can trust. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 17, 2018 - 10 comments

Wynonna Earp: No Cure For Crazy  Season 3, Ep 4

The forest reveals a clue to Nicole's past; and Wynonna pays an unexpected visit to her mother. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 10, 2018 - 4 comments

Wynonna Earp: Colder Weather  Season 3, Ep 3

The team must come to terms with the consequences of their actions; and someone claiming to be from Black Badge Division arrives in Purgatory. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 3, 2018 - 9 comments

Wynonna Earp: When You Call My Name  Season 3, Ep 2

The demon who cursed the Earp heir reveals himself in a shocking turn of events that will leave the team forever changed. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 27, 2018 - 9 comments

Wynonna Earp: Blood Red and Going Down  Season 3, Ep 1

When a mysterious bus full of sexy strangers rolls into town, Wynonna must figure out why they're in Purgatory before the entire town falls under their spell. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 20, 2018 - 10 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: DIABOLIK  Season 10, Ep 13

AKA Danger: Diabolik. "Out for all he can take, seduce, or get away with." A master criminal steals all kinds of stuff in a series of capers, killing lots of people along the way. Oh, and he's our protagonist, yay! He's based on an Italian comic character, which might explain things a bit. Pearl plays around with a joystick she got at Radio Shack, but it breaks and sends the Satellite of Love into reentry, and she can't do anything about it. Mike and the 'bots are coming home! And with this, we have reached the end of our tour of Mystery Science Theater 3000; see inside for closing words and odds and ends. But MST Club isn't done yet! Episode 1013 is available on YouTube. Premiered August 8, 1999. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on May 5, 2018 - 16 comments

New Club: Marvel Cinematic Universe

If you enjoy any of the movies or TV shows set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, please join us in our new Fanfare Club!
posted by Jacqueline on Mar 16, 2018 - 3 comments

Which MCU movies and shows are most worth watching?

With 200+ hours of footage in the MCU, not everyone has time to be a completist. Given that the MCU contains both hits (Black Panther, Jessica Jones) and stinkers (Incredible Hulk, Inhumans), which do you consider to be must-see vs. not worth it?
posted by Jacqueline on Mar 16, 2018 - 16 comments

Whole-universe discussion vs. individual movie/episode posts?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe presents challenges to FanFare's default spoiler scope in that the MCU now comprises 18 feature films, 10 TV shows, and a variety of one-shots, web series, and tie-in books/comics, with more to come. [more inside]
posted by Jacqueline on Mar 16, 2018 - 3 comments

Post for Hugo Award nominations?

With the nominations for the Hugo Awards closing this Friday, I was wondering if anyone was interested in Fanfare posts for Hugo nominations? I know of at least one in the Graphic Story category, and would like to go ahead and share it.
posted by happyroach on Mar 12, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Blade

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 27, 2018 - 16 comments

Book: Saga Volume 8

After the traumatic events of the War for Phang, Hazel, her parents, and their surviving companions embark on a life-changing adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe. Collects issues 43 through 48.
posted by dinty_moore on Jan 15, 2018 - 3 comments

The End Of The F***ing World: Season 1 (all episodes)  Season 1, Ep 0

Two disaffected teens get in a lot of trouble. An eight-episode adaptation of Charles Forsman's graphic novel. On Netflix.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 6, 2018 - 34 comments

Book: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography.
posted by latkes on Sep 11, 2017 - 6 comments

Movie: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. [more inside]
posted by kaibutsu on Jul 22, 2017 - 37 comments

Book: Punisher Max Complete Collection Vol. 1

Experience the gritty and uncompromising Punisher MAX from the very beginning! When a mob hit killed his beloved wife and children, Frank Castle became the Punisher - an unstoppable one-man army waging war on every piece of criminal scum plaguing New York's streets. But do the Punisher's origins trace back even further? In 1971 Vietnam, Captain Castle's platoon faces a Viet Cong attack...and to survive, he must make a grim choice. [more inside]
posted by KMH on Jul 19, 2017 - 2 comments

Book: V for Vendetta

V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts.
posted by latkes on Jul 11, 2017 - 9 comments

Wynonna Earp: Season 2 (Full Season)  Season 2, Ep 0

Wynona and the gang must deal with a whole new level of evil when a variety of demons enter the Ghost River Triangle when Season 2 premieres.
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 11, 2017 - 19 comments

Book: JSA Omnibus Vol. 1

Known for his groundbreaking work on Green Lantern, in 2000 Geoff Johns brought Justice Society of America characters rooted in the Golden Age of comics back to the forefront of comics.  Mixing younger, edgier characters with the elder statesmen of superheroes, Johns created an action-packed series with compelling storylines that are now collected here in the JSA Omnibus Vol. 1
posted by KMH on May 2, 2017 - 3 comments

Book: Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta Book One

This hardcover features the first twelve issues of the hit comic book series, along with covers and a sketchbook, in one oversized hardcover volume. [more inside]
posted by KMH on Mar 27, 2017 - 2 comments

Book: Archer & Armstrong Vol. 5

Archer & Armstrong are going to war with Bloodshot and H.A.R.D Corps! [more inside]
posted by KMH on Mar 24, 2017 - 0 comments

Book: Gotham Central Omnibus

Gotham's Finest work around the clock to not only keep the world's most psychotic criminals off the street, but also cleaning up the mess left behind by Batman's one-man war on crime.
posted by KMH on Mar 23, 2017 - 3 comments

Book: Archer & Armstrong Vol. 1

After years of meditation and training, 18-year-old Obadiah Archer has been dispatched to New York City to carry out the sacred mission of his family's sect - locate and kill the fun-loving, hard-drinking immortal known as Armstrong!
posted by KMH on Mar 23, 2017 - 3 comments

Iron Fist: Immortal Emerges from Cave  Season 1, Ep 6

Danny receives an invitation like no other. Colleen and Claire face a difficult choice. A worried Joy confronts her brother. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 21, 2017 - 11 comments

Iron Fist: Mystical Kung Fu Technique  Season 1, Ep 0

Danny Rand returns to New York City, after being presumed dead for 15 years, to reclaim his family company. When a threat emerges, Rand must choose between his family's legacy and his duties as the Iron Fist. [more inside]
posted by P.o.B. on Mar 21, 2017 - 60 comments

Iron Fist: Under Leaf Pluck Lotus  Season 1, Ep 5

An insidious new drug hits New York. Danny recruits Colleen for the fight, and Claire discovers that credit cards can have many uses. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 21, 2017 - 6 comments

Iron Fist: Eight Diagram Dragon Palm  Season 1, Ep 4

Danny makes a shocking discovery and a radical pricing proposal. Colleen's extracurricular activities go viral, and Ward issues a stern warning. [more inside]
posted by mordax on Mar 20, 2017 - 6 comments

Iron Fist: Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch  Season 1, Ep 3

Joy proves herself a shrewd buisnessperson, Danny recalls a painful memory, and Colleen puts her talents to good use. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 20, 2017 - 12 comments

Iron Fist: Shadow Hawk Takes Flight  Season 1, Ep 2

Danny Struggles with his new surroundings. Colleen dishes out a harsh lesson, and Joy sends an unconventional message. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 20, 2017 - 11 comments

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