A black haired woman in a skin tight red and black colorblocked body suit, hair artfully disheveled in a high bun holding a cyborg head, wires falling from its grey skull. It has a feel of any performance of Hamlet where the actor goes "alas poor York I knew him well." This is the cover for Magnus #1.

Last Weeks Comics 6/14/2017

Magnus #1 (Dynamite—Writer: Kyle Higgins; Artist: Jorge Fornes) Magnus #1 is a comic book that I went into with low expectations that were rapidly erased by halfway through the issue. This is smart science fiction that introduces us to the re imagined world of a comic series that once featured a guy in a chainmail miniskirt karate chopping through armies of automatons and retro wacky-looking robots. This series has elements of that, but only time will tell if our Dr. Magnus will go all Old Boy on a bunch of rebelling bots. For now, it seems like she just wants

A small child in a yellow rain coat stands on a piece of luggage amid a sea of shoes. This is a still from the game Little Nightmares.

Little Nightmares is Rage-Inducing For All the Wrong Reasons

Little Nightmares is incandescently lovely. It has the kind of look that feels like a showroom model for how good the Unreal Engine is. At the same time, Little Nightmares might be one of the worst games I’ve played, mechanically, in a long time. In short, this is the prettiest game I never want to play again. In Little Nightmares you play a yellow rain coated creature/child, trying to escape from the bowels of some sort of nightmare ship. Everything wants to eat you as if you are the finest of delicacies, every corner is dripping wet and affected –