Brandon Mudd

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A Navy veteran & grandad to four girls, Brandon Mudd was bred for battle. After a lifetime spent warring with Skrulls & other foes of the Oxford comma, Brandon now writes about comic books on Tony Stark's favorite website, Monkeys Fighting Robots. He also covers stuff that is of no interest to anyone, like motorsports & politics.
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FALLEN is Modern Mythology Unafraid to Delve Into the Deities’ Dirt

If one were to combine the biopic Party Monster with Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, the result would look like Fallen, a Kickstarter-produced comic created...

BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Rises Above Its Troublesome Origin to Provide Inspiration

Batman: The Killing Joke remains after all these years what it has always been. Controversial. Somewhat problematic. And brilliant. Alan Moore’s disturbing tale of...

ROM: DIRE WRAITHS #1 Mixes Modern Comics With Silver Age Sci-Fi

Rom: Dire Wraiths #1 is a sci-fi throwback with a modern feel and IDW’s latest title for the legendary Spaceknight, Rom. The double-sized issue...

Graphic Novel Review: OVER MY DEAD BODY Is A Pulpy Good Time

If one were to mix classic pulp-fiction noir with modern headlines, the result would look like Over My Dead Body. The graphic novel from...

ODD TALES FROM THE CURIO SHOP is a Fun Throwback to Indie Horror Comics

My Kickstarter binge is at Mach 5 as of late. I participated in the recent Monkeys Fighting Robots fundraiser because, of course, I did....

TMNT #100: Believe the Hype

IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #100 fulfills the markers for a great comic. The culmination of years of plot lines? Yup. Big emotional hits?...

Review: BLACK CAT Annual #1 is Old-School Comic Book Fun

The Black Cat has a plan to use a secret tradition for a major cash heist against the Maggia. She just needs a wedding...

THE MAGICIANS #1: Like Hogwarts With a Swear Jar

If Harry Potter dropped F-bombs and the kids from Netflix’s Umbrella Academy were twice as surly, you would have The Magicians, a comic based...

Review: Conan #10 – The Birth of New Problems for the Cimmerian

The Crimson Witch continues her quest to raise the demon Razazel in Conan #10 as she is impregnated and delivers twins. The children (fraternal...

Review: NIGHTWING Annual #2 – An Emotional Time For The Wayne Estate

Annuals can be hit or miss. Sometimes, they’re integral parts of a story or callbacks to a long-ago tale. Other times, they’re seemingly throwaway...

AGE OF APOCALYPSE – The Love Story The Comic Universe Needed

The first X-Men comic I read was Uncanny X-Men No. 144. Cyclops was center stage against D’Spayre with the help of Man-Thing in the...