This article was originally published at Psycho Drive-In on May 12, 2015. The episode opens with Major laying on Ravi’s table… but he’s alive. He got the crap kicked out of him by the Candyman – the guy who has been kidnapping kids from the local skate park. The crew doesn’t know, but Blaine, the … More iZombie 1.06: Virtual Reality Bites
This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on May 12, 2015. Massive Age of Ultron Spoilers Age of Ultron was a big, ridiculous, thoroughly entertaining mess. Fans and detractors alike might call it bloated, convoluted, or extremely comic book-y. Every single Avenger was in it and they all brought a few supporting players along. … More IX Contribution – Movie Therapy: Age of Ultron
This article was originally published at Psycho Drive-In on May 11, 2015. Also: This review got retweeted by the creator of iZombie, Rob Thomas! When Liv’s sorority sister from college jumps from an airplane and is impaled upon a tree when she lands, Liv is confronted with several complicated questions – both about the girl … More iZombie 1.05: Flight of the Living Dead
This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on May 5, 2015. My column is spoilery! Don’t read if you haven’t seen Avengers: Age of Ultron Avengers: Age of Ultron impacted me in ways I wasn’t prepared for. I was expecting the smartly written dialogue, elaborate action scenes and beautiful costume design – the first Avengers movie set … More The Avengers and Real Superheroes
This article was originally published on May 5, 2015 at Infinite Comix. Free Comic Book day was May 2, 2015. It is a treasured holiday looked forward to by comics fans young and old. It’s a fantastic way to garner new readers as well as pique the interests of the veterans. At my local comic … More IX Reacts: Free Comic Book Day Mini Reviews
Originally published at Psycho Drive-In on May 1, 2015. iZombie Episode 4: “Liv and Let Clive” takes a step away from following our leading lady Liv’s story closely and instead looks at the relationships she holds with other characters. The most interesting thing about this episode is Liv’s consumption of a brain who is a little … More iZombie 1.04 “Liv and Let Clive” Review
Originally published at Psycho Drive-In on April 28, 2015. This episode is full of ugly reality checks for Liv. It’s a look at the more dangerous side of zombieism. Liv always does her best to do good by the brains she’s eating, but not every zombie is as responsible as she is. She’s confronted with a … More iZombie 1.03 “The Exterminator” Review
Originally published at Psycho Drive-In on April 18, 2015. Episode two of iZombie is just as satisfying as the first. iZombie is still working to establish characters and relationships, but it does so with such earnestness that it’s enjoyable to watch. The characters are so unique and witty in their own ways that it’s hard to … More iZombie 1.02 “Brother, Can You Spare a Brain?” Review
Originally published at Psycho Drive-In on April 16, 2015. Liv Moore (Rose McIver) was an “unstoppable, hyper-focused fireball” of ambition. She was a medical resident with a hunky Disney-prince fiance. All of her life planning and hard work had been paying off… until it didn’t anymore. Liv Moore died. Now, her (after)life is very different than … More iZombie 1.01 “Pilot” Review
Originally published at Infinite Comix on March 17, 2015. Author’s note for meganhomolka blog: The variant cover I am referencing was originally published with the article on Infinite Comix. It will not, however, appear here. You can Google it yourself. My colleague wrote an excellent article about his personal view of the Batgirl #41 variant cover … More Batgirl #41 Variant Cover Rebuttal
I loved the Green Lantern Animated Series. It was very difficult for me to pick the top five episodes, so I consulted with my husband. He agreed upon this list. UPDATE: The producer of the series, Giancarlo Volpe just thanked me for my article. This is the coolest part of my job. Thank YOU for … More Green Lantern Animated Series Top 5 Episodes
Originally published at Infinite Comix on January 11, 2015. Wade Wilson’s been on a roll – he’s finally getting his own movie (break ALL the fourth walls! Talk to me, Pooly!). He married a she-demon who is smoking hot and absolutely terrifying (definitely Wade’s type). He discovered he had a sweet daughter and has a … More THEY ARE KILLING DEADPOOL AND THAT IS NOT OK
This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on January 11, 2015. Avengers: No More Bullying is comprised of three stories that illustrate three different types of bullying, and how to overcome it. The best part about this all-ages issue is discovering and remembering that even heroes have bullies – and they aren’t just the … More Avengers: No More Bullying
This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on December 19, 2014. In Supergirl #37, Kara is learning the ins and outs of The Crucible – the school for extraordinary individuals dedicated to honing those individuals’ skills and knowledge. It’s an exciting opportunity for Kara’s character to grow and mature not only as Kara, but as Supergirl. … More Supergirl #37 Review – YAY ART!
I’m particularly proud of the review I wrote for Rat Queens Volume 1. The series was a recommendation and it couldn’t have been more spot-on for me. Read why I loved it (and you should too). UPDATE: the writer tweeted me after I tweeted out my article to thank me for my review. *Fangirl squeal*
Supergirl was one of the first comics I ever picked up. I knew nothing about comics and immediately fell in love with what contained between the pages of Supergirl. I hold the character near and dear to my heart (flaws and all – but that’s a different discussion). She’s strong, sassy and independent; she was … More Who should play Supergirl?
I teamed up with another talented writer at Infinite Comix, Tim Stacey, to do a double-whammy crossover review. He typically reviews Arrow and I Flash. It was only a matter of time before these two writing forces teamed up to produce an epic piece… READ IT. … More Flash/Arrow Crossover Review – TEAM UP PIECE!
Deadpool #38 is a continuation of the AXIS event and a continued disappointment. The witty, merc-with-a-mouth Deadpool that everyone knows and loves is nowhere to be found; instead he is replaced with an uninteresting, unremarkable, Zen-loving version. Even worse: the story line of the genetically-altered versions of the X-Men is dead in the water.
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Supergirl #36 Review: EYE CANDY. This issue is SO BEAUTIFUL. … More Supergirl #36: EYE CANDY
This article was originally published on Infinite Comix on November 20, 2014. Deadpool #37 is an AXIS tie-in. What does this mean for our merc with the mouth? Well, he’s certainly… different. Deadpool says he is “enlightened” and has donned a new, yin-and-yang themed white outfit. He comes to have issues with his previous way … More Deadpool #37: I Am Thankful For Red Deadpool
I reviewed Big Hero 6 over at Infinite Comix. I gave it an 8/10 (shocking, I know. A Disney movie I saw and gave less than a perfect 10/10 to). Read to find out why I wasn’t so stoked on Marvel’s involvement in this Disney treasure. … More Big Hero 6 Review: Disney vs. Marvel?
This article was originally published on Comics Bulletin on October 1, 2014. Lumberjanes #6 opens with our quintet of girls in the heat of a vicious, important battle. A battle that determines the strength of character and loyalty. Capture the Flag is not a game for wimpy babies. It’s a game for a camp of … More I heart Lumberjanes: #6 Review
This article was originally published on Infinite Comix on September 26, 2014. Deadpool #35 is broken down into three separate and distinctive parts: the relationship Wade has with Ellie, Dracula trying to kill Deadpool, and bringing Kim and the other Deadpool-esque mutants to the Jean Grey school for help. These parts transition fluidly throughout the … More Deadpool #35 Review
This article was originally published on Infinite Comix on September 19, 2014. Cyborg Superman and now-Cyborg Supergirl scour the known universe for ways to “upgrade” the planets, people and solar systems to perfection. Their ultimate goal is to recreate Krypton, a perfect Krypton. The crux of the story is what these cyborgs deem “perfect” is … More Supergirl Future’s End #1 Review
I’m very proud of my new site. It took a lot of time and effort to get up and running (it’s been a long time coming). I’ve wanted a place where I can showcase the work I do. Now that I finally have this, I’m not as certain as I was that this is what is … More Women, Comics and the Internet