Monthly Archives: May 2005

New CLUTCH On the Way

Coming to rock you near the end of June (the 21st, to be exact) is the new CLUTCH album. Quite possibly the greatest rock band in existence today, CLUTCH has made available to their fans the first 3 songs from Robot Hive / Exodus via the internet. You won’t be able to rip them to [...]

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Indie label gets “Sweet” for their 80′s CD

I don’t know about you but I dig cover songs. Don’t know why but there’s something about a different band playing another band’s song and tweaking it just a little bit. I felt that way about cover tunes when I heard Travis do “Hit Me Baby One More Time” on a bootleg MP3 all those [...]

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Manga Continues To Rule The Market

ICV2 reports that for the fourth week in a row, Viz’s Full Metal Alchemist is at the top of Bookscan’s graphic novel bestseller’s list. Dark Horse’s Revenge of the Sith adaptation is still the biggest selling graphic novel of the year so far, but 4 weeks is the longest any one title has remained on [...]

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DVD Review: Quantum Leap Season 3

Season Three of Quantum Leap finds the TV series in solid footing with the best writing on the show up to this point during its network run. For those unfamiliar with the old NBC show, here’s a brief synopsis (obtained from the DVD): Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam [...]

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Toronto Comcs Arts Festival Report 2005

From the always entertaining and hard to find Murray Roach. ———————————————– Deidre and I went for about an hour or so yesterday – looked like the show had a good turn out. The few things I did: (1) Got a nifty sketch from Jeff Smith and he signed my “Complete Bone”. The coolest happening in [...]

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DC Special: The Return of Donna Troy #1

Random Musings DC Special: The Return of Donna Troy I honestly looked forward to this book so much that I am sitting here left empty. It reminds me of the way I felt when I read DC Countdown. There was so much hype and expectation that when the actual book came out, I couldn’t bring [...]

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Toronto Comics Art Festival

Man, I had no clue that this had grown as large as it has. I’d heard a little about the festival here and there, but a 5 day comic book extravaganza is way impressive. If you’re in the Toronto area this weekend, it definitely sounds well worth checking out. The festival places more than 120 [...]

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Gorillaz Signing Tonight In NYC

If you live in NYC, you’re lucky, ’cause tonight at Kid Robot, the Gorillaz will be holding a signing session to promote their new album and new limited edition vinyl figures. Now, I’m already pretty much on the hook to order an import copy of the new album, but this is killing me. These figures [...]

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