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Review: 'Swamp Thing' Season 1 Episode 8 "The Long Walk Home"

"The Long Walk Home"
Director: E.L. Katz

Writer: Doris Egan

Starring: Crystal Reed, Will Patton, Derek Mears, Henderson Wade, Jennifer Beals, Leonardo Lam, Kevin Durand, Adrienne Barbeau, Michael Beach and Steve Wilcox

Review by Steve J. Ray

Avery Sunderland has experienced the family reunion from hell, and survived. How will he recover? Does the swamp have further plans for him? With Abby back at CDC HQ, will Alec/Swampy be able to keep Nathan Ellery and his mysterious Conclave at bay?

"The Long Walk Home" answers many of those questions, but raises many more.
TV GoldI believe that the writers, producers and directors of this show are some of the finest working in television today. This episode manages to blend a nightmare sequence set in broad daylight, intrigue, friendship, and pure horror without skipping a beat. Director E.L. Katz has delivered one of the best looking episodes in a series replete with great looking episodes. The hallucinogenic feel of Sunderland'…

Review: Batman #75

"City Of Bane" - Part One Writer: Tom King
Artists: Tony S. Daniel and Mitch Gerads
Color Artists: Tomeu Morey and Mitch Gerads
Letterer: Clayton CowlesReview By Max ByrneAudacious, brave, redefining and intriguing. Just some of the adjectives that can be used to describe the latest issue of Tom King's epic saga. As we enter the home stretch of his 85 issue run, this 75th instalment really does feel as though the entire story has shifted into something very vibrant and horrifying. As the diabolical collaboration between Bane and Thomas Wayne reaches its endgame, the paradigm shift is huge!Following the cliffhanger ending of issue #74, the timeline has moved on by an unspecified amount. Sweeping changes have taken place in Gotham City, which has literally been turned upside down. The criminal element have taken the city for themselves in the absence of its Dark Knight protector. A situation sonightmarish that Dr Hugo Strange is the new Police Commissioner, The Riddler and Two…

‘Birds Of Prey’ Ongoing Series Coming From DC Comics

Article by Steve J. RayDC Comics have officially announced a brand new Birds Of Prey ongoing series! That’s right, folks. DC’s premier female heroes are coming to a comic book store near you. Harley Quinn, Black Canary, and Huntress Team Up Against ‘Las Esposas de la Muerte’ in DC’s New Birds of Prey Comic Harleen Quinzel, Dinah Lance and Helena Bertinelli are all powerful as individuals and become an unstoppable force when together, but you need to break some eggs to become the Birds of Prey. Luckily, none of these heroes have a problem cracking heads, certainly not a post-Suicide Squad Harley Quinn. Debuting this October, DC is proud to present Birds of Prey, a new ongoing monthly comic starring Harley Quinn, Black Canary and Huntress with more pressure and higher stakes than fans have ever seen before, brought to you by hard-boiled superstar writer Brian Azzarello and the bombshell art team of Emanuela Lupacchino, Ray McCarthy, and Trish Mulvihill.
Needless to say, the Birds are back …

WB & DC To Unveil 100th Statue In Batman Black & White Collection At SDCC

Article by Steve J. RayThe Batman Black & White Collection is one of fandom’s favorites. Based on the classic comics series, these figures are highly sought after. Warner Bros. and DC Comics are set to unveil statues 99 and 100 at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Here’s all the relevant info, direct from the source: WARNER BROS. PRODUCTS AND DC COLLECTIBLES TO UNVEIL THE 100TH STATUE IN THE BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE COLLECTION AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON  IN CELEBRATION OF THE DARK KNIGHT’S 80TH ANNIVERSARY  Special Over 6-Foot Life-Size Black and White Statue Designed by Artist Todd McFarlane  to be Revealed During the Comic-Con Museum Character Hall of Fame Event on July 17
In celebration of the 80th anniversary, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Collectibles announced today that the 100th Batman Black and White statue in the popular ongoing DC Collectibles line will be unveiled at the forthcoming San Diego Comic-Con Museum on July 17. A special over 6-foot life-size version of the Todd M…