Review: Capturing the Devil by Kerri Maniscalco

Capturing the Devil is the fourth book in the Stalking Jack the Ripper series by Kerri Maniscalco. This review will be spoiler-free. Audrey Rose Wadsworth and Thomas Cresswell have landed in America, a bold, brash land unlike the genteel streets of London they knew. But like London, the city of Chicago hides its dark secrets … More Review: Capturing the Devil by Kerri Maniscalco

Comic Review: Tales of Suspense (1959) #39

Tales of Suspense (1959) #39 Iron Man’s first explosive appearance by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. ‘Nuff said. (Originally published as TALES OF SUSPENSE (1963) #39) (Synopsis from Marvel.com) Writer: Stan Lee, Larry Lieber Illustrator: Gene Colan, Don Heck, Steve Ditko Published: March 01, 1963 Tales of Suspense (1959) #39 introduces the beloved Iron Man and thrills us … More Comic Review: Tales of Suspense (1959) #39

Comic Review: Fantastic Four (1961) #10

Fantastic Four (1961) #10 Dr. Doom impersonates Reed Richards so that he may use Richards’ shrink ray to finally defeat the Fantastic Four! (Synopsis from Marvel.com) Writer: Stan Lee Illustrator: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers Published: January 10, 1963 Fantastic Four (1961) #10 features the return of Doctor Doom. Doctor Doom is a really interesting villain … More Comic Review: Fantastic Four (1961) #10

Review: Becoming the Dark Prince by Kerri Maniscalco

Becoming the Dark Prince is a short novella in the Stalking Jack the Ripper series by Kerri Maniscalco. It is number 3.5. This review will be spoiler-free. Enigmatic, brooding, and darkly handsome, Thomas Cresswell has always been the one mystery Audrey Rose has never been able to fully solve. As brilliant partners in crime investigation, … More Review: Becoming the Dark Prince by Kerri Maniscalco

Comic Review: The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1

The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1 Spider-Man, in one of his earliest adventures following Uncle Ben’s death, must save a crew of astronauts aboard a malfunctioning space ship! (Synopsis from Marvel.com) Writer: Stan Lee Illustrator: Steve Ditko Published: March 10, 1963 The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1 features an upset spider-man as he tries to help his … More Comic Review: The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1

Comic Review: Fantastic Four (1961) #9

Fantastic Four (1961) #9 When the Fantastic Four go bankrupt, they’re invited to S.M. Studios to make the movie about their life in order to recoup their funding. Little do they know that S.M. Studios is owned by one of their greatest enemies! (Synopsis from Marvel.com) Writer: Stan Lee Illustrator: Jack Kirby Published: December 01, … More Comic Review: Fantastic Four (1961) #9

Review: The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells is a standalone science fiction novel that was first published in 1898. This review will be spoiler-free. Shortly after astronomers observe explosions on the surface of Mars, meteor-like objects begin crashing into Earth. Martians emerge from their craters in large tripods, wiping out army units with … More Review: The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells