Florida Man
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
Writing legend Mike Baron went on a livestream with Critical Blast to talk about his new crowdfunded graphic novel, FLORIDA MAN (see video below) when he broke the news that there will be a new NEXUS comic story coming out in 2021. And who he's publshing with may raise a few eyebrows. "I will... + continue reading
Bleeding Fool Busts Whisper Network
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
Bleeding Fool Writer Outs Secret Facebook Group of Comics Professionals from Inside On July 8, the pop culture website Bleeding Fool broke the story that a group of comics professionals were colluding in a secret Facebook group (a level higher than 'private' which allows it to evade being found... + continue reading
Stargirl 108 Shiv Part 2
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
When we reached the end of the previous episode, Courtney, as Stargirl (Brec Bassinger), had been locked in a fight with Cindy Burman (Meg DeLacy), whom viewers know to be the daughter of Injustice Society member and mad scientist, Dragon King (Nelson Lee). The fight was interrupted, but not... + continue reading
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
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Florida Man
Saturday, 11/07/20
Writing legend Mike Baron went on a livestream with Critical Blast to talk about his new crowdfunded graphic novel, FLORIDA MAN (see video below) when he broke the news that there will be a new NEXUS comic story coming out in 2021. And who he's publshing with may raise a few eyebrows. "I will have a three-issue series out through Splatto Comics... + continue reading
Bleeding Fool Busts Whisper Network
Thursday, 09/07/20
Bleeding Fool Writer Outs Secret Facebook Group of Comics Professionals from Inside On July 8, the pop culture website Bleeding Fool broke the story that a group of comics professionals were colluding in a secret Facebook group (a level higher than 'private' which allows it to evade being found by search results) where they would target 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 108 Shiv Part 2
Wednesday, 08/07/20
When we reached the end of the previous episode, Courtney, as Stargirl (Brec Bassinger), had been locked in a fight with Cindy Burman (Meg DeLacy), whom viewers know to be the daughter of Injustice... + 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

Florida Man
Saturday, 11/07/20
Writing legend Mike Baron went on a livestream with Critical Blast to talk about his new crowdfunded graphic novel, FLORIDA MAN (see video below) when he broke the news that there will be a new NEXUS... + 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

Bleeding Fool Busts Whisper Network
Thursday, 09/07/20
Bleeding Fool Writer Outs Secret Facebook Group of Comics Professionals from Inside On July 8, the pop culture website Bleeding Fool broke the story that a group of comics professionals were... + 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