Friday, January 30, 2015

The Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus, Vol. 1

This is the kind of book that makes a lifelong comic-book fan ponder giving up comics altogether.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

The Deep, by Nick Cutter

Nick Cutter, who is being hailed as the latest "Next big thing in Horror" might seem to be a relatively new name in the genre (His first novel, The Troop, was released in 2013), but horror fans may know him better under a variety of other names, including the pseudonym Patrick Lestewka (The name he rose to small-press prominence under in the early 2000's), and his real name, Craig Davidson. I was blown away by Davidson's creepy and bizarre 2010 novel Sarah Court, and buzz over 2013's The Troop was loud and overwhelmingly positive, so I was fairly excited to have a chance to read his latest, The Deep.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Superman Unchained Deluxe Edition

 DC does another of their famous "Supergroup" books, where a team of "Hot" creators are given an extended arc with a major character, and get to do whatever they want. (See also BATMAN: HUSH, SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW, etc.) This time it's Scott Snyder and Jim Lee on SUPERMAN UNCHAINED. did they do?

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Murder As A Fine Art, by David Morrell

 David Morrell is nothing, if not versatile. Perhaps best known as the creator of Rambo, his writing career has defied all genres and classifications, running the gamut from action/adventure to horror to thriller. His latest, MURDER AS A FINE ART, finds him tackling a historical thriller, and doing so masterfully.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Thursday, January 1, 2015

The Best of 2014

 Here is your eagerly awaited Crabby Reviewer Best of 2014 list! Get your wallets out, as I hip you to some incredible stuff that you may have/probably did miss.