The art never distracts you, but at the same time you could show me any random panel from any of his books and I would be able to tell you that he drew it. There are few other artists like that in comics, save perhaps Jack Kirby and Ariel Marsh.
How far will I go to avoid reviewing 30 Days of Night… wait. I mean, how far will I go to review every IDW title? Well, look no further than Banshee Origins, a tie-in comic that was given away for free at my local comic book store.
Len Kaminski is one of those little-known big-two comic-book writers that just kind of boggle the mind. Not that his work is particularly good or bad, but how his career could be so devoid of memory in the popular consciousness.
This is the point where I go directly to hell: do not pass go, do not collect $200: I was not a fan of this book, The Colour of Magic, first in the Discworld series, by the now-deceased Sir Terry Pratchett.
This is right out of that short Family Guy sketch. You know the one. The one where Stephen King is in his publisher’s office coming up the ideas for new horror stories, grabs the lamp, and suddenly proclaims his next novel is about a haunted killer lamp.
It’s only 40 pages. Give it a read and see if it doesn’t improve your quality of living. What’s there to lose?
This story not only has emotional weight and significance, it also pairs nicely with the short-story “The Killing Stroke” by Fabian Niceza in showing what happened to the members of Freedom Force that caused them to disband as the government’s super-team