Manga Reviews

Himawari Stronger Jinchuriki Than Naruto In Boruto: Two Blue Vortex Chapter 10

With this month’s Boruto: Two Blue Vortex Chapter 10 we got full confirmation on the future of Himawari Uzumaki. This future was teased in the previous chapter of Boruto: Two Blue Vortex where it was revealed a chibi version of Kurama, the Nine-Tail Demon Fox, resided within Himawari Uzumaki. This end of chapter reveals instantly created a lot of questions...

My Hero Academia Chapter 423 Review – “One For All vs. All For One”

With each passing chapter of My Hero Academia it has felt like we are close to the end of Kohei Horikoshi’s epic manga series. The previous chapter certainly made it seem that we are at the end with Izuku Midoriya and all the remaining heroes giving it their all to finish off All For One permanently. With Midoriya seemingly able...

Psych House Chapter 1 “Want To Move In?” Review

This week Shonen Jump debut a new manga series by Omusuke Kobayashi titled Psych House. Before this new series Kobayashi has written and drawn several one-shots that were published in Shonen Jump the last few years. Now with Psych House, this will be Kobayashi’s first ongoing manga series. From the teaser of this series and its title we will be...

My Hero Academia Chapter 422 “Izuku Midoriya Rising” Review

My Hero Academia Chapter 422 brings us back to the final battle against the All For One controlled Tomura Shigaraki. In the previous chapter we saw Class 1-A lead the heroes still standing after all the intense battles against the villains to rally behind Izuku Midoriya. Though it is tough to say that this turns things to our heroes favor....

My Hero Academia Chapter 421 Review – “We Are Here”

Just as things looked to be at their worst Izuku Midoriya had a timely save from all of his allies in Class 1-A and others he has met throughout his life. Now with every capable hero assembled the endgame of My Hero Academia is here. It is now or never in the final fight against All For One, who has...

DC Comics

Weekly Comic Book Reviews For 5/29/24

Welcome back to another edition of our comic book reviews round-up! This week we saw a several major releases. With that in mind this week’s comic book reviews round-up includes Avengers: Twilight #6, Pine & Merrimac #5, Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver #4, W0rldtr33 #10. Find out how these turned out with our comic book reviews below. AVENGERS: TWILIGHT #6 CREATIVE...

Green Arrow #12 Review – “Family First”

As we get closer to Absolute Power the more important the ongoing Green Arrow series is becoming. It is one of he few series that has been consistently had its storyline connected to what Amanda Waller is doing in the DC Universe. That importance has grown with Oliver Queen seemingly accepting Waller’s offer to work for her. While Oliver is...

Weekly Comic Book Reviews For 5/22/24

Welcome back to another edition of our comic book reviews round-up! This is one of those week’s that definitely felt like every comic book released on the same day. With that in mind, this week’s comic book reviews round-up will include Blow Away #2, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #120, The Sensational She-Hulk #8, The Spectacular Spider-Men #3, Titans #11, and...

Wonder Woman #9 Review – Sacrifice Part 2

Tom King’s Wonder Woman has not been something I’ve connected. There have been some interesting elements. Most have to do with broader points King is trying to hit with Wonder Woman’s core character. The problem with King’s direction is how hard he has committed to trying to make Sovereign this big bad that he absolutely has failed to accomplish. Sovereign...

Nightwing #114 Review – “Fallen Grayson”

Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo have had an epic creative run on Nightwing. They’ve taken Nightwing to a whole new level with the work they’ve done. That’s resulted in award-winning, critical, and commercial success Taylor, Redondo, and there other collaborators work. Now we know all good things eventually come to an end. That end is finally here as Taylor and...

Marvel Comics

Weekly Comic Book Reviews For 5/29/24

Welcome back to another edition of our comic book reviews round-up! This week we saw a several major releases. With that in mind this week’s comic book reviews round-up includes Avengers: Twilight #6, Pine & Merrimac #5, Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver #4, W0rldtr33 #10. Find out how these turned out with our comic book reviews below. AVENGERS: TWILIGHT #6 CREATIVE...

Ultimate Spider-Man #5 Review

Ultimate Spider-Man has been on a complete roll since it started. Jonathan Hickman has given us a fresh take on the Spider-Man franchise that doesn’t feel like it is retreading the same waters with Peter Parker and company. We saw that yet again with how the double date between Peter and MJ and Harry and Gwen went down in the...

Rise Of The Powers Of X #5 Review

The end of the Krakoa Era is near with Rise of the Powers of X #5 being its penultimate chapter. It has been a long five months for the latest X-Men crossover to tell the final tale of the Krakoa Era. After things continued to seemingly get worse and worse the X-Men finally defeated Nimrod and Omega Sentinel in Fall...

Top 10 Takeaways From Marvel Comics August 2024 Solicitations

Marvel Comics August solicitations are here! And to no surprise Marvel’s upcoming plans are dominated by Spider-Man and the X-Men. While the Avengers have their average presence. But when you see what’s planned for Spider-Man and the X-Men both franchises far overshadow everything going on with the Avengers. Given how hot both the Spider-Man and X-Men franchises are it is...

Weekly Comic Book Reviews For 5/22/24

Welcome back to another edition of our comic book reviews round-up! This is one of those week’s that definitely felt like every comic book released on the same day. With that in mind, this week’s comic book reviews round-up will include Blow Away #2, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #120, The Sensational She-Hulk #8, The Spectacular Spider-Men #3, Titans #11, and...

Other Publishers

Weekly Comic Book Reviews For 5/29/24

Welcome back to another edition of our comic book reviews round-up! This week we saw a several major releases. With that in mind this week’s comic book reviews round-up includes Avengers: Twilight #6, Pine & Merrimac #5, Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver #4, W0rldtr33 #10. Find out how these turned out with our comic book reviews below. AVENGERS: TWILIGHT #6 CREATIVE...

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Return #4 Advance Review

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Return #4 brings us the conclusion of the original Pink Ranger Amy Jo Johnson and co-writer Matt Hotson’s Power Rangers epic. Thus far we have seen what life would’ve been like if the original Power Rangers team would’ve stuck together. That has given us plenty of fanservice moments. This includes the big reveal of Tommy...

BOOM! Studios August 2024 Solicitations

BOOM! Studios August 2024 comic book solicitations. Included in BOOM! Studios August comic book solicitations are several new series debuts. These debuting comic books are Ryan Estrada, Sarah Graley, and Axur Eneas’ Garfield #1, Sam Humphries and Brandt & Stein’s Power Rangers Infinity #1, Matt Kindt and Ron Garney’s Red Before Black #1, and Fell Hound’s S.I.R. #1. Find out...

BOOM! Studios Reveal New Power Rangers Infinity Team

Recently it was announced that the Darkest Hour event would mark the end of BOOM! Studios Mighty Morphin Power Rangers era. This was paired with the announcement about Playmates Toys acquiring the license to produce and distribute Power Rangers toys in starting in 2025. That created questions if Hasbro would continue their partnership with BOOM! Studios for more Power Rangers...

Weekly Comic Book Reviews For 5/22/24

Welcome back to another edition of our comic book reviews round-up! This is one of those week’s that definitely felt like every comic book released on the same day. With that in mind, this week’s comic book reviews round-up will include Blow Away #2, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #120, The Sensational She-Hulk #8, The Spectacular Spider-Men #3, Titans #11, and...

Sales Charts and Rankings

April 2024 Comic Book Sales Rankings

It is time to check out the April 2024 single-issue comic book sales rankings. Things are getting murkier in terms of actual unit numbers. So, we will have to settle with going to ICv2 for their Top 200 sales rankings. It is not as good as actual unit numbers, but we have to work with what we get. Keep in...

March 2024 Single Issue Comic Book Sales Rankings

It is time to check out the March 2024 single-issue comic book sales rankings. Things are getting murkier in terms of actual unit numbers. So, we will have to settle with going to ICv2 for their Top 200 sales rankings. It is not as good as actual unit numbers, but we have to work with what we get. Keep in...

February 2024 Single Issue Comic Book Sales Rankings

It is time to check out the February 2024 single-issue comic book sales rankings. Things are getting murkier in terms of actual unit numbers. So, we will have to settle with going to ICv2 for their Top 200 sales rankings. It is not as good as actual unit numbers, but we have to work with what we get. Keep in...

January 2024 Single Issue Comic Book Sales Rankings

It is time to check out the January 2024 single-issue comic book sales rankings. Things are getting murkier in terms of actual unit numbers. So, we will have to settle with going to ICv2 for their Top 200 sales rankings. It is not as good as actual unit numbers, but we have to work with what we get. Keep in...

Manga Pummels Superhero Comic Books In 2023

The year may change but the song remains. While American superhero comic book publishers have been busy shooting themselves in the foot over and over for the past five years, manga has grown into a sales monster. 2023 was no different. Manga continues to obliterate American superhero comics in an alarming fashion. Given the low quality of writing and bizarre...

Commentary

Hope Summers & Phoenix Connection Confirmed In X-Men: Forever #4

As we near the end of the Fall of the House of X and Rise of the Powers of X we got an answer to who Hope Summers true parents are. That answer came thanks to X-Men: Forever #4 showing us a key meeting that Hope Summers had with two iconic X-Men characters. This meeting tapped into how the X-Men...

Hit or Miss: The New Stephanie Phillips Phoenix Comic

The rollout of the new X-Men franchise titles continues. I am unimpressed with the underwhelming selection of writers that Marvel Comics has recruited for this latest X-Men franchise relaunch. Right now, the writing staff consists of Jed MacKay and a bunch of writers who never had sales success. At any rate, we now know that Marvel Comics will be rolling...

Daredevil #9 Reveals Kingpin Wilson Fisk Is Back!

It was only a matter of time before Wilson Fisk look to reclaim one of his kingdoms. We’ve seen post-Devil’s Reign that Wilson Fisk has been slowly building up his connections again. That is largely thanks to his temporary residence on Krakoa, through his marriage with Typhoid Mary. That led him to become the White King of the Hellfire Club....

The 10 Best Comic Books In April 2024

Welcome back to another edition of the Best Comic Books of the month. This time the spotlight is on my ten favorite comic books that released in April. Every week it felt like we had a week that could fill a Top 10 list for best comic books of the month. That made it much harder to narrow it down...

Kurama Returns In Boruto: Two Blue Vortex Chapter 9

Masashi Kishimoto and Mikio Ikemoto are making sure to keep readers on their toes as the latest chapter of Boruto: Two Blue Vortex saw the return of Kurama. The return of Kurama is big as the way Naruto’s Tailed-Beast departed it truly seemed as though he was permanently dead. But now thanks to Jūra’s search for Naruto bringing him face-to-face...

Comic Book Solicitations

BOOM! Studios August 2024 Solicitations

BOOM! Studios August 2024 comic book solicitations. Included in BOOM! Studios August comic book solicitations are several new series debuts. These debuting comic books are Ryan Estrada, Sarah Graley, and Axur Eneas’ Garfield #1, Sam Humphries and Brandt & Stein’s Power Rangers Infinity #1, Matt Kindt and Ron Garney’s Red Before Black #1, and Fell Hound’s S.I.R. #1. Find out...

Top 10 Takeaways From Marvel Comics August 2024 Solicitations

Marvel Comics August solicitations are here! And to no surprise Marvel’s upcoming plans are dominated by Spider-Man and the X-Men. While the Avengers have their average presence. But when you see what’s planned for Spider-Man and the X-Men both franchises far overshadow everything going on with the Avengers. Given how hot both the Spider-Man and X-Men franchises are it is...

Top Takeaways From DC Comics August 2024 Solicitations

Absolute Power continues its second month as we got the latest DC Comics August solicitations. The grasp Absolute Power has over DC Comics August comic book solicitations grows from the first month of the event as more heroes and villains get involved. While Absolute Power is taking over the DC Universe we see the takeover isn’t complete. There are plenty...

BOOM! Studios July 2024 Solicitations

BOOM! Studios July 2024 solicitations are here! July is going to be a big month for BOOM! Studios. The big month is going to be led by the final issue of the eight year Mighty Morphin Power Rangers saga from the publisher. Additionally, I Heart Skull-Crusher, Man’s Best, and Underheist all will have their final issues in July. While some...

Top Takeaways From DC Comics July 2024 Solicitations

Absolute Power is here and you already see its impact in DC Comics July 2024 solicitations. Absolute Power will clearly what will guide the decisions DC Comics is making on the comic book side of things for the second half of 2024. Its impact is already shown with how involved Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman are being positioned. Both within...

Movies And TV

Super Mario Crosses The $1 Billion Mark

We head into May with the summer blockbuster fully firing on all cylinders. Several contenders have been exposed as box office bombs while The Super Mario Bros. Movie has risen to the top. As always, we turn to the incredible The Numbers for the latest in box office projections. The Super Mario Bros. Movie continues exceeding all expectations and completely...

The Super Mario Bros Movie Is Still Hot But Can It Catch Frozen II?

The summer blockbuster season continues to heat up as blockbuster movies are weighing into the fray. Some are falling and others are hitting big highs. As always, we turn to the incredible The Numbers for the latest in box office projections. The Super Mario Bros. Movie took first place by crushing all competitors as it hauled in $58 million at...

It is Super Mario’s World

Now that it is April, the summer blockbuster season is beginning to heat up with several big blockbuster hopefuls entering the ring. As always, we turn to the incredible The Numbers for the latest in box office projections. This past weekend brought six new wide releases and Mario, in his second week, beat them all with little to no effort....

DC Studios Plan and 10 New Projects – Comic Book Revolution Podcast Ep. 104

In this episode, Kevin, Steven, and Rokk get together to discuss the big news from James Gunn concerning the next 8-10 years for DC Studios. The guys talk about Gunn’s interview answers to figure out Gunn’s’ vision for DC Studios going forward. The guys then dive into the ten new projects that Gunn unveiled. 55:40:10 - Intro to the 8-10...

Best Anime Of 2022 – Manga Revolution Podcast Episode 49

Welcome back to the Manga Revolution Podcast! After covering our favorite manga last week Rokk and I return with our Best Of Anime. We previously gave our collective 10 Best Anime Of 2022 that both Rokk and I voted on. For the Best of Anime 2022 podcast episode we are not just going to be covering favorite anime from each...

Toys

Mondo Scareglow: Buy or Pass?

Mondo has established a name for itself in delivering some gorgeous and detailed Masters of the Universe collectible toys. We covered the insane Mondo 1/6 scale Battle Cat and the incredible 1/6 scale Skeletor. Well, we now have another mind-bending MOTU toy from Mondo: a Scareglow soft vinyl Timed Edition figure! Scareglow is one of the most popular figures from the...

MOTU Origins Rokkon: Buy or Pass?

Yesterday afternoon, Mattel Creations dropped a Masters of the Universe Origins surprise on us! After being teased on the box art for the Eternia playset, we are finally getting Rokkon! I have been anxiously waiting for Mattel to get around to creating an Origns version of Rokkon. This is such a cool figure and one of the few transforming Masters...

Buy or Pass: Mondo Juggernaut Soft Vinyl Figure

Whenever Mondo rolls out a new figure I know two things: 1. It is going to be expensive. 2. It is going to look insanely good! This latest Mondo figure is no exception. Mondo is kicking off 2024 with a timed edition figure in the form of the Juggernaut! Everyone loves Cain Marko, the roid-rage-fueled mutant bad guy powered by...

Buy or Pass: Mondo Masters of the Universe Skeletor Deluxe 1/6 Scale Figure

Mondo is known for delivering some of the most amazing and detailed Masters of the Universe toys at a premium price point. Well, it looks like Mondo has another expensive yet gorgeous MOTU toy headed our way. Mondo rolled out their new Masters of the Universe: Skeletor Deluxe 1/6 scale figure on June 20, 2023! This is a Timed Edition...

Vykron MOTU Masterverse Mattel Creations Exclusive: Buy or Pass?

Mattel just unveiled the pre-order for the latest Masters of the Universe figure: Vykron! This newest MOTU Masterverse figure is slated to launch on June 6, 2023, at 9 am PT. Before we discuss the merits of this latest Mattel Creations exclusive figure, let’s take a look at the history of Vykron. This character is most definitely a deep cut...