Stargirl
Monday, July 6, 2020
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
Good news for fans of DC Comics on the small screen: CW has released a statement verifying that STARGIRL -- the show you should be watching -- has been renewed for a second season! The statement from CW reads: July 6, 2020 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network today announced it has renewed the hit... + continue reading
Duel Identity 1
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
Every comic book is someone's first comic book. That's been a truism handed down from the founding fathers of the industry. You can tell the writers who adhere to it. You can pick up one of their books, no matter the issue number, and within moments you are pulled into the story with a comfort... + continue reading
Asmodee
Friday, July 3, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
While the departure was announced on BoardGameGeeks back in March, the departure of game manufacturer Asmodee from Alliance Distribution has been one that has happened a bit silently. Alliance Distribution is the games arm of Diamond Comics Distribution, which took a major hit when DC Comics... + continue reading
Starring Sonya Devereaux - Spider-Shark vs Snake-Bear
Friday, July 3, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
When I saw STARRING SONYA DEVERAUX: SPIDER-SHARK VS. SNAKE-BEAR on the shelves at my local comics shop, I didn't even register the title or even the publisher. My eye was instantly drawn to the excellently done homage to the classic HOUSE OF SECRETS #92 (featuring not only the first Swamp Thing... + continue reading
Stargirl 107 - Shiv Part One
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
Week after week, STARGIRL continues to impress, and after seven episodes I realize that I've never expressed just how much the overall soundtrack of the series contributes to its appeal. The music is just as much of the show's Americana as are the classic automobiles and clean-cut teenagers. In... + continue reading
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Stargirl
Monday, 06/07/20
Good news for fans of DC Comics on the small screen: CW has released a statement verifying that STARGIRL -- the show you should be watching -- has been renewed for a second season! The statement from CW reads: July 6, 2020 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network today announced it has renewed the hit new series DC’S STARGIRL for a second... + continue reading
Duel Identity 1
Sunday, 05/07/20
Every comic book is someone's first comic book. That's been a truism handed down from the founding fathers of the industry. You can tell the writers who adhere to it. You can pick up one of their books, no matter the issue number, and within moments you are pulled into the story with a comfort level where you don't feel like a stranger, and... + continue reading

Movies

The Hunt Blu-ray
Friday, 12/06/20
When THE HUNT was first publicized, it was received with a tremendous amount of online criticism. The elevator pitch was that it was going to be a riff on "The Most Dangerous Game" except that those... + continue reading

Television

Stargirl
Monday, 06/07/20
Good news for fans of DC Comics on the small screen: CW has released a statement verifying that STARGIRL -- the show you should be watching -- has been renewed for a second season! The statement... + continue reading

Music

Toto Forty Tours Around the Sun
Thursday, 21/11/19
Toto has long been one of those bands that I could just put an album on (yes I said album) and listen to it from start to finish. Their music always sounded polished and complete, meaning they never... + continue reading

Books

Launch Party for The Devil You Know
Monday, 15/06/20
Critical Blast Publishing will be releasing their newest anthology, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW on July 1, 2020. The speculative fiction collection -- featuring the works of Jared Baker, Erica Ciko... + continue reading

Comics

Duel Identity 1
Sunday, 05/07/20
Every comic book is someone's first comic book. That's been a truism handed down from the founding fathers of the industry. You can tell the writers who adhere to it. You can pick up one of their... + continue reading

Interviews

Broadsword 20th
Monday, 18/05/20
At the auspicious rolling of the celestial odometer -- also known as the year 2000 AD -- Jim Balent, who had come to stardom through his work on DC Comics' CATWOMAN series, took a foolhardy leap into... + continue reading

Live Entertainment

Melissa Felps (let) as Princess Philoclea, Clayton Humburg as the Amazon Cleophila, and the Arcadians, singing "Our Lips Are Sealed," in New Line Theatre's HEAD OVER HEELS, 2020. Photo credit: Jill Ritter Lindberg.
Tuesday, 10/03/20
If you've never attended a New Line Theatre musical, Head Over Heels, a fun “jukebox” musical conceived and written by Avenue Q's Jeff Whitty and adapted by James Magruder, would be a... + continue reading

Home Video

Shazam - Magic and Monsters
Friday, 26/06/20
We saw this hinted at in the last LEGO BATMAN animated movie, FAMILY MATTERS. It was more than just an Easter Egg when Batman received assistance from a young boy named Billy Batson, as was revealed... + continue reading

Sports

Far Cry 3 minigame
Wednesday, 25/03/20
If you think about it, a lot of video games over the past few decades have included luck-based minigames with wagering, so the distance between video games and casino games have never really been... + continue reading

Geek Chic

Bombshell July 2020 BoosterGoldNY
Wednesday, 01/07/20
Every month the staff at Critical Blast combs the cosplay community for up-and-coming cosplayers who deserve to have a broader audience for their work, taking into account not only costuming skills... + continue reading

Culture

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Wednesday, 24/06/20
It was a year of turmoil for comics professionals. Livelihoods were on the lines as those who worked in the industry began to see their peers picked off right and left, as the field of comics was... + continue reading

Trailers

Thursday, 19/07/18
During San Diego Comic Con, there was a panel to celebrate the 10th anniversary of STAR WARS: CLONE WARS.  The panel ended with one hell of a surprise: 4 years after being cancelled, CLONE WARS... + continue reading

Gaming

Asmodee
Friday, 03/07/20
While the departure was announced on BoardGameGeeks back in March, the departure of game manufacturer Asmodee from Alliance Distribution has been one that has happened a bit silently. Alliance... + continue reading

Toys

Shazam - Magic and Monsters
Friday, 26/06/20
We saw this hinted at in the last LEGO BATMAN animated movie, FAMILY MATTERS. It was more than just an Easter Egg when Batman received assistance from a young boy named Billy Batson, as was revealed... + continue reading

Contests

Wednesday, 10/06/20
This newly remastered Blu-ray from a 4K film transfer supervised by director Howard Deutch, PRETTY IN PINK looks prettier than ever. And it's now up for grabs in the latest Critical Blast giveaway... + continue reading