Jake Palermo

39 Articles written
Greeting panel readers, My name is Jake but I never replace anyone or anything; I merely follow and fill in the gaps. I write stories and articles that help people piece together anything that helps them understand subjects like culture, the people who write their favorite stories, and how it affects other people.

Crowdfunded Comics Bestsellers: Are They Exploitive?

Crowdfunded Comics are quickly gaining attention across the comics community. Even here on MFR, there is an entire section of reviews in dedication to...

NEXTWAVE: The Surreal Life of Marvel’s D-Listers

Nextwave is the perfect way to kick back and enjoy anything when life turns sour. From the time of its creation to the ever...

SPAWN: The Retroactive Redemption of Todd McFarlane

Spawn is a character that needs very little introduction. He's the character who puts Image Comics on the public radar thanks to the cultural...

Review: Look Beyond the Surface of FIRE POWER

Fire Power by Kirkman & Samnee has an unfortunate pre-release reputation as an Iron Fist rip-off, but Robert Kirkman makes a strong point that...

Review: Nicnevin And The Bloody Queen – The Fey’s Adolescence

Nicnevin and the Bloody Queen is a folk horror story of adolescence from H1's second batch of titles. After the Ignited universe, newer series...

Review: Starting the Second Round in DOCTOR TOMORROW #2

Doctor Tomorrow #2 out this week from Valiant Entertainment displays the importance of rereading just a single issue because that can make all the...

Review: THE VISITOR #4 – Revelations Both Mundane And Villainous

The Visitor #4 is to the point where everything finally starts to have some revelations, at least in terms of morals. But is it...

Aric of Dacia: Tolerating Life’s Changes With X-O Manowar

Aric of Dacia, that's a name Valiant likes to use regularly in X-O Manowar, but people still don't know who he is. That's mostly...

Review: Bloodshot #7 – New Artwork, New Antagonists

Bloodshot #7 is where Tim Seeley's run enters a new arc. Perhaps the most significant change comes from the new artists of Marc Laming...

Reivew: Rai #5 – A Battle Best Accompanied With Last Issue

Rai #5 shows the conflict brewing from the last issue becoming bittersweet. This run isn't even finished with its arc, and now the reader...

C2E2 Aftermath: Tom Bilyeu Talks Publishing And HEXAGON

Tom Bilyeu, the founder Impact Theory, which has expanded into comic book publishing was at C2E2 this past weekend and talked with Monkeys Fighting...

C2E2 Aftermath: Panda Mony’s Ryan Magnon Explains ALTER NATION

Panda Mony's company president Ryan Magnon was at C2E2 this past weekend and he talked with Monkeys Fighting Robots about its toy franchise Alter...