Monthly Archives: February 2018

Review of Daredevil # 599

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Cover art for Daredevil # 599

A lot of people feel like Marvel’s comics have been a pretty big let down of late.  There’s been a few bright spots here and there but for the most part people just haven’t been liking some of the new directions.  Personally, I feel like it has been a pretty up and down ride since 2015’s Secret Wars event.  However, there have been a few Marvel titles that I feel have been thoroughly enjoyable and consistently good.  One of those titles has been Daredevil.

The current creative team on Daredevil, Charles Soule (writer), Ron Garney (artist), and Matt Milla (colors) is incredibly solid.  They are bringing a very gritty feel to the best of Marvel’s “street level heroes.”   Continue reading

Down That Same Ol’ Road Again…Looking Back on dredg’s 2002 Masterpiece “el cielo”

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Cover artwork for "el cielo" by Dredg

“Here we go down that same old road again, sympathy unfolds the shell that holds, all beauty within” – lyrics from “Same Ol’ Road” by dredg

One of the things that I will be regularly writing about on this site is retrospective looks at records that had an influence on me or that I truly enjoyed.  Today’s article is taking a look back at a record that helped to shape my concepts of what music is and what it could be.  It introduced me to a new side of music that I don’t really think I new existed until then.  The record I’m referring to is the 2002 release from dredg, “el cielo”.
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