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All Hail Breaks Loose When 'Storm War' Premieres This Saturday @9/8c on Syfy!

All Hail Breaks Loose When 'Storm War' Premieres This Saturday @9/8c on Syfy!

By Nightfly in Features on November 23, 2011

Syfy's "Day of Disasters" boasts the premiere of original movie, Storm War, Saturday @9/8c.

Super Reads 167

Super Reads 167

By SuperginraiX in Features on November 22, 2011

The future is now!Today, we check out Fear Itself #7.2: Thor, Battle Scars #1, Journey Into Mystery #631, Point One #1, and Blast to the Past for Tomb of Dracula #3.  Enjoy and spread the word!Spoilers Ahead!

What Outhousers are saying about Comics 7

What Outhousers are saying about Comics 7

By Jeremy Shane in Features on November 22, 2011

What Outhousers are saying about the latest comics to hit the shelves.

Tales of Mr. Rhee: Chapter 8 - Part 3

Tales of Mr. Rhee: Chapter 8 - Part 3

By BKThomson aka Brad Thomson in Webcomics on November 22, 2011

Know Your Enemy

the Outhouse Pirate Podcast #79

the Outhouse Pirate Podcast #79

By BKThomson aka Brad Thomson in Podcasts on November 22, 2011

Canceled Comics, Comic Reviews, TV News, and some Wierd $%#@!  All on episode #79 of the Outhouse Podcast

Ring of Honor on SBG - 11/19/11

Ring of Honor on SBG - 11/19/11

By syxxpakk in Reviews on November 22, 2011

Team Richards EXPLODES~! as Davey Richards faces off with his protege, Kyle O'Reilly!  PLUS: the build to Final Battle 2011 continues!

RUviews: Knowing Is Half The Battle

RUviews: Knowing Is Half The Battle

By GHERU in Columns on November 22, 2011

Spoilers abound in this week's stack: Avengers, Morning Glories, Spaced, Who Is Jake Ellis?, Deadpool, and G.I. Joe: Real American Hero

The Whatdead: Terry Moore on Rachel Rising #2

The Whatdead: Terry Moore on Rachel Rising #2

By Russ Burlingame, Outhouse Contributor in Features on November 21, 2011

Terry Moore sits down with the Outhouse's Russ Burlingame to discuss the latest issue of Rachel Rising!

Image Preview: Haunt #19

Image Preview: Haunt #19

By SuperginraiX in Previews on November 21, 2011

Joe Casey and Nathan Fox take over creative duties on the Haunt for this preview.

One Soul

One Soul

By David Bird in Blog on November 21, 2011

One SoulWritten by Ray Fawkes,Art by Ray FawkesPublished by Oni Press,2011This graphic novel istouted as an attempt to push the boundaries of the medium. It tells the storiesof eighteen individual characters, each a panel at a time. That is, every pagehas nine panels and each panel tells the story of a different person. Each twopage spread shows eighteen panels, eighteen characters, at once, and every twopages advances their life stories one panel at a time. Got it?The stories are linked byrecurrent themes, words, and phrases, and by visual images. As they begin, theyare all very similar. A black panel represents the time before theirconception, a white on black smear represents their fetal development, they arenewborns in their mother’s arms, the homes the live in, the worlds they livein, as so forth. Each lives in a different historical period, from Paleolithicto modern times. We see them grow old and die, and once again their panel isblack. They are also linked by the theme of random violence and death. By theidea that, if there is a god, he is indifferent to our sufferings. Some of thecharacters are angry and violent, but all have violence impact their lives insome way. If there is one soul, a life common to us all, then we are asuffering creature, lost in the dark.My last comic review, twoweeks ago, was of Jonathan Case’s work and, like everyone, I marveled at howsomeone with so little experience could produce such a polished work. I couldn’thelp it. In his introduction Steve Lieber draws the reader’s attention to thefact and throughout the whole time you’re reading you can’t help by marvel athow polished the work is, incredibly so for someone’s first work. One Soul doesn’t have an introduction,but it does have a dedication: “To Dorian our beloved son: born and died March13, 2010: In Memoriam.” That’s only fourteen months before this book hit theshelves, so rationally it was already conceived of and well under way beforethe Fawkes family’s tragedy, but it’s impossible to read the book withoutwondering how it was influenced by the event. I read the book twice. After afew pages I stopped and read each character’s story one at a time, though Irandomly selected the order I read them. Then I went back and read frombeginning to end. Fawkes is a writer and his art can be generously described asindie influenced. His hands are so bad, they’re a distraction. I was neverdrawn into any of the stories, but I don’t think that was intended. It is onestory in eighteen lives. In the end I think it’s an interesting concept,structurally speaking, and worth a look because of that.(If you are interested incomics that push the boundaries of form and convention, check out Rebecca Dart’s2004 Rabbithead.)Originally Pubished at: David Bird

One Soul

One Soul

By David Bird in Blog on November 21, 2011

One SoulWritten by Ray Fawkes,Art by Ray FawkesPublished by Oni Press,2011This graphic novel istouted as an attempt to push the boundaries of the medium. It tells the storiesof eighteen individual characters, each a panel at a time. That is, every pagehas nine panels and each panel tells the story of a different person. Each twopage spread shows eighteen panels, eighteen characters, at once, and every twopages advances their life stories one panel at a time. Got it?The stories are linked byrecurrent themes, words, and phrases, and by visual images. As they begin, theyare all very similar. A black panel represents the time before theirconception, a white on black smear represents their fetal development, they arenewborns in their mother’s arms, the homes the live in, the worlds they livein, as so forth. Each lives in a different historical period, from Paleolithicto modern times. We see them grow old and die, and once again their panel isblack. They are also linked by the theme of random violence and death. By theidea that, if there is a god, he is indifferent to our sufferings. Some of thecharacters are angry and violent, but all have violence impact their lives insome way. If there is one soul, a life common to us all, then we are asuffering creature, lost in the dark.My last comic review, twoweeks ago, was of Jonathan Case’s work and, like everyone, I marveled at howsomeone with so little experience could produce such a polished work. I couldn’thelp it. In his introduction Steve Lieber draws the reader’s attention to thefact and throughout the whole time you’re reading you can’t help by marvel athow polished the work is, incredibly so for someone’s first work. One Soul doesn’t have an introduction,but it does have a dedication: “To Dorian our beloved son: born and died March13, 2010: In Memoriam.” That’s only fourteen months before this book hit theshelves, so rationally it was already conceived of and well under way beforethe Fawkes family’s tragedy, but it’s impossible to read the book withoutwondering how it was influenced by the event. I read the book twice. After afew pages I stopped and read each character’s story one at a time, though Irandomly selected the order I read them. Then I went back and read frombeginning to end. Fawkes is a writer and his art can be generously described asindie influenced. His hands are so bad, they’re a distraction. I was neverdrawn into any of the stories, but I don’t think that was intended. It is onestory in eighteen lives. In the end I think it’s an interesting concept,structurally speaking, and worth a look because of that.(If you are interested incomics that push the boundaries of form and convention, check out Rebecca Dart’s2004 Rabbithead.)Originally Pubished at: David Bird

DC First Looks- The Ray #1

DC First Looks- The Ray #1

By SuperginraiX in Previews on November 21, 2011

Here's a quick five page preview for the upcoming The Ray mini-series!

One Book, Two Book, Red Book, Blue Book: Amazing Spider-Man #674 vs. Nightwing #3

One Book, Two Book, Red Book, Blue Book: Amazing Spider-Man #674 vs. Nightwing #3

By Veggieleezy in Reviews on November 21, 2011

Marvel is breaking out Peter Parker in the wake of Spider-Island, while DC weaves a thick mystery around Dick Grayson. Which issue will win this week, Amazing Spider-Man or Nightwing? Read on and find out!

Starlord: Top to Bottom for 11/16/11

Starlord: Top to Bottom for 11/16/11

By Brian Burchette in Reviews on November 21, 2011

HAPPY THANKSGIVING to all my Outhouse friends and lurker friends out there.We start the holiday season on Thanksgiving Eve night when I will officially announce the first Pick the List contest!

Nightfly's Music Video Week in Review 11/13/11 - Florence + The Machine, Dia Frampton, and more!

Nightfly's Music Video Week in Review 11/13/11 - Florence + The Machine, Dia Frampton, and more!

By Nightfly in Features on November 21, 2011

Nightfly lists his preferred picks among last week's newly released music videos.

This Week In Punchy 11/20/11

This Week In Punchy 11/20/11

By Niam Suggitt in Reviews on November 21, 2011

Punchy's casts his all-seeing eye on all of the week's best comics! It's the only review column you will ever need.

IntervRU: Greg Pak

IntervRU: Greg Pak

By GHERU in Features on November 21, 2011

Greg Pak, writer of a whole lot of comics, answered The Outhouse's questions.  Curious? Read on.

Hell on Wheels Season 1:

Hell on Wheels Season 1: "A New Birth of Freedoms"

By Royal Nonesuch in Reviews on November 21, 2011

This train is already starting to take the long way into the station. 

The Walking Dead Season 2:

The Walking Dead Season 2: "Secrets"

By Royal Nonesuch in Reviews on November 21, 2011

Secrets secrets are no fun.  Secrets secrets hurt someone.

Nightfly's TV Week in Review 11/13/11 - Private Practice, Bored to Death, and more!

Nightfly's TV Week in Review 11/13/11 - Private Practice, Bored to Death, and more!

By Nightfly in Features on November 21, 2011

Nightfly lists his preferred picks from primetime TV and the world of entertainment.

The Saturday Slasher!

The Saturday Slasher!

By J.M. Hunter in Webcomics on November 20, 2011

{hide_in_full_view}Who says Halloween ends in October?! Not I said the Human Fly!!!{/hide_in_full_view}

Angry Citizens Part 4: Who Whoops The Wielder?!

Angry Citizens Part 4: Who Whoops The Wielder?!

By J.M. Hunter in Webcomics on November 19, 2011

Angry Citizens is back as we wrap up our first story arc of The Wielder vs. The Ideal!

Chuck Season 5:

Chuck Season 5: "Chuck vs. The Business Trip"

By Royal Nonesuch in Reviews on November 19, 2011

You can take the married couple out of the spy game, but you can't take the spy game out of the married couple.

Marvel First Looks: New Mutants #35

Marvel First Looks: New Mutants #35

By SuperginraiX in Previews on November 18, 2011

The search for Blink continues in this preview!

Matt Frank Attacks Godzilla

Matt Frank Attacks Godzilla

By Christian Hoffer in Features on November 18, 2011

Godzilla: Legends co-writer and artist Matt Frank stops by the Outhouse to discuss Godzilla: Legends #1!

Geek Readers: Marvel Point One

Geek Readers: Marvel Point One "Yin & Yang"

By Geek Readers in Reviews on November 18, 2011

The Geek Readers take a look at one of the stories in Marvels: Point One one-shot - Yin & Yang

Marvel First Looks: Wolverine and the X-Men #3

Marvel First Looks: Wolverine and the X-Men #3

By SuperginraiX in Previews on November 18, 2011

Third time is the charm for Wolverine and the X-Men!  Here's a preview.

Review: Who is Jake Ellis TPB

Review: Who is Jake Ellis TPB

By Dan Buckley, Outhouse Contributor in Reviews on November 18, 2011

How good is Who is Jake Ellis?  Click and find out!

Review: The Legend of the Sleeping Giant

Review: The Legend of the Sleeping Giant

By Jeff Haas, Outhouse Contributor in Reviews on November 18, 2011

A review of Crystal Fractal Comics' Legend of the Sleeping Giant.

Why I Love Comics #59 wearing helmets while driving!

Why I Love Comics #59 wearing helmets while driving!

By Eric Ratcliffe in Podcasts on November 18, 2011

In this episode of the podcast, Eric is joined by good friends Michael Lapinski and...

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