FCBD: Will Zarya Find What She is Really Looking for in Overwatch: Searching?

FCBD: Will Zarya Find What She is Really Looking for in Overwatch: Searching?

Overwatch: Searching

Andrew Robinson and Joelle Sellner (writers), Kate Niemczyk (artist), Comicraft (letterer)
Dark Horse Comics
May 5, 2018
Originally published by Blizzard Entertainment on September 28, 2017

Comics based on video games don’t always work. Video gamesparticularly fighting gamesthat try to build story depth into their characters don’t always work. But Overwatch, perhaps because it was originally intended to be an MMORPG, has grounded every element of its characters, locations, and events deeply in its lore. Searching is part of the introduction of the hacker, Sombra. It begins in Saint Petersburg, Russia, directly following the animated short, Infiltration, where Sombra infiltrated Volskaya Industries (the premier anti-omnic security force). Sombra, along with Talon members Reaper and Widowmaker, were supposed to have assassinated Volskaya, but instead, Sombra presents Volskaya with a very difficult choice. Chairman Volskaya herself, however, has summoned Sergeant Aleksandra Zaryanova, the Russian Defense Forces’ strongest soldier, to track down and deal with Sombra. (more…)

Review: Dragon Age Magekiller #3-5

Dragon Age Magekiller is based on the Bioware game, Dragon Age: Inquisition. Never played it? Never fear, I’ve done it for you! Reviews for issues #1 and #2 of Magekiller can be found here and here, respectively.  (more…)

Review: Dragon Age Magekiller #2

Dragon Age Magekiller #2

Greg Rucka (writer), Carmen Carnero (penciller), Terry Pallot (inker), Michael Atiyeh (colorist), Sachin Teng (cover)
Dark Horse Comics
January 20, 2016

A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher, and this review contains spoilers.

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Review: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to [My] Past

The Legend of Zelda: a Link to the Past. Shotaro Ishinomori, Nintendo Power Magazine. VIZ Media, May 2015. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Shotaro Ishinomori (mangaka); Dan Owsen (translation); Yukiko Whitley (cover & interior design)
VIZ Media
May 5, 2015

Disclaimer: The publisher provided a review copy in exchange for a fair and honest review. This review contains light spoilers.

So there’s this boy with blonde hair, pointy ears, and a green outfit. If you’ve ever played a Nintendo game, you probably know him: Link, who came to save the Princess Zelda (AKA Jack AKA Tom Cruise). (more…)