My original mission was to read all of Brian K. Vaughan’s graphic novel Y: The Last Man before the television series premieres on FX. Mission accomplished. Probably with an assist by our current coronavirus pandemic. The filming, which was originally scheduled to begin this past April, is now supposed to begin in October 2020, somewhere […]Read more "Y: The Last Man: Book Five, by Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr. & Goran Sudžuka — a comic book review"
I’ve come to praise Preacher, not to bury it. However, the series is over. Season 4 was its last and we all knew that going into it. The story was allowed to play out to its unnatural conclusion. The final season seemed consistent with the previous three, for good or ill. It’s been a while […]Read more "Preacher: Season 4 — a review"
When I was a child, I would bristle when my dad would call my G.I. Joe (the 10-or-12-inch figure with the flocked hair and beard) or Steve Austin the Six-Million-Dollar-Man toys “dolls.” I don’t think the term “action figure” had been coined yet, but I knew that the word “doll” was meant derogatorily. There’s […]Read more "Y: The Last Man, Book Two, by Brian K. Vaughn, Pia Guerra, Paul Chadwick & Goran Parlov (Vertigo) — a comic book review"
This was the final season of Lucifer that aired on FOX, which cancelled the series soon after the cliffhanger finale. It was picked up by Netflix after this, and has now had a 10-episode Season 4, with a final Season 5 coming in 2020 to wrap up the story of Lucifer Morningstar and his friends […]Read more "Lucifer: Season 3 — a review"
Here’s what I know about writer Brian K. Vaughan. He was a writer, story editor and producer on the television series Lost from seasons 3 through 5. He automatically gets storytelling cred from me for that, especially since he wasn’t around for Season 6 and the series finale that I like to pretend never existed. […]Read more "Y: The Last Man, Book One, by Brian K. Vaughan & Pia Guerra (Vertigo) — a comic book review"