AND WE ARE BACK!!!! I am sorry we have been absent for the last few weeks, but a lot has been going on here at the collectible compound.  I know we have missed so much in the pop culture world, but stay tuned because we are back on the beat. I know we have missed much Star Wars clips, Captain America: Civil War trailer and much much more.  We are also in the process of adding a new contributor to bring us []

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

I don’t know about you, but there are some days that I really don’t want to listen to people talk. In a world where everyone is communicating (be it by mouth, phone, or social media), but where few are saying anything worthwhile, sometimes I just need a little bit of quiet. Many days I don’t want to hear the constant stream of nonsense that issues forth from people’s mouths. And I most certainly wouldn’t want to be able to hear whatever nonsense is []

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

As a reader and writer of Fantasy, I’ve been bombarded with “rules” that need to be followed in Fantasy genre. Don’t use prologues. They’re of the devil. Never open with description. That’s dreary. Don’t use the word “was.” We’ll hunt you down and hang you for crimes against the writing world. I’ve never really liked any of these rules, mostly because I don’t like rules in general. They make things boring. That’s why, when I opened The Name of the Wind by Patrick []

On The Shelf: #BoomStudios and #Archaia Solicitations for January 2016

BOOM! STUDIOS FOR JANUARY 2016 MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #0 Written by Kyle Higgins, Mairghread Scott, art by Hendry Prasetyo, Daniel Bayliss, cover by Goni Montes The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers make their BOOM! Studios comic debut in this kick-off #0 issue that sets the stage for the rest of the series. After escaping Rita Repulsa’s mind control, Tommy Oliver, the Green Ranger, joins up with the rest of the Power Rangers to combat her never-ending evil plans. Any semblance of a []