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Exploring Identity and Ideals in Iain M. Banks’ Masterpiece ‘Player of Games’

Iain M. Banks' Second Culture Book, Player of Games, carries the keynotes of the series, with elements of paranoia and defeating enemies through ideology, as well as a complex relationship with gender decades ahead of its time.
by Sam NilssonMay 14, 2024

Reconsidering Consider Phlebas

Rereading Iain M. Banks’ Consider Phlebas as the first work in the influential Culture series, on its own merits, and against the backdrop of the cultural changes since it was written. Welcome to Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism and Megastructures! Welcome space card games and shape-shifters!
by Sam NilssonApril 25, 2024

10 Questions With Michael Witwer: Featuring Dragons, Mysteries, and a Side of Heroes’ Feast

New York Times Best Selling author Michael Witwer sits down to talk about life, writing, and we even threw a little Dungeons and Dragons his way. We had the questions, he has the answers.
by Tim BeisiegelJanuary 3, 2024

In Defense of George R. R. Martin and The Winds of Winter

Liza takes a moment to defend George R. R. Martin and The Winds of Winter from Internet naysayers.
by Lizabeth PhoenixDecember 31, 2023

Comics to Check Out When You’re Sick of Marvel & DC

Comic fatigue setting in from the latest round of Disney+ shows? Join Rohan as he dusts off his comics nerd hat and discusses some of the comics he's been using to beat comic fatigue.
by Rohan ElliottDecember 1, 2023

GlobalComix Exclusive: Unleash Your Inner Monster with Monster Forge’s Halloween Spectacle – gHosts #1!

The team at Monster Forge have cooked up something special this Halloween season and Maria is here to take a look at Ghosts! And sit down with a writer on the project and friend of Couch Soup, Shannon Eric Denton
by Maria KinnunOctober 28, 2023

AWA Unveils “Red Light” A Sensual Sci-fi Saga By Rising Star Sarah Cho

New Erotic Thriller Graphic Novel "Red Light" from Sarah Cho of Amazon’s Them coming in November
by Dan MorrisAugust 16, 2023

Fury’s Final Flop: Marvel’s Secret Invasion Leaves Fans Furious and Frustrated!

Secret Invasion is over for now, and Ben has some choice words about a disturbing trend of Marvel wasting footnotes of its own history.
by Ben HazellAugust 13, 2023

It’s In God’s Hands Now: A Chat With KC Green

The creative mastermind behind "this is fine", KC Green is currently creating an ongoing gag comic series titled God's Hands. Thomas Richards sits down with KC Green to discuss his background and all things God's Hands.
by Thomas RichardsJune 22, 2023

Get Ready for a Thrilling Re-Imagining of The Great Gatsby by Jeremy Holt

PJ Haarsma interviews Jeremy Holt, author and creator of graphic novels and comic books who has reimagined and modernized The Great Gatsby in their upcoming graphic novel, GATSBY
by PJMay 26, 2023
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by Brian RimerJuly 15, 2024

MaXXXine is the Perfect Finale to Ti West’s Horror Trilogy

MaXXXine, the final film in Ti West’s horror film series featuring Mia Goth, is a terrific ending to an almost perfect trilogy. Join us as we tell you why this should be on your watchlist.
by Iain McParlandJuly 15, 2024

The Acolyte Episode 7: A Different Point of View

The penultimate episode of The Acolyte is upon us, and it’s another flashback. Join Tom as he gives his thoughts on this trip through history from a certain point of view.
by Thomas RichardsJuly 13, 2024

Predictions for Sweet Home’s Final Season

The moment I’ve been waiting for since December 1st, 2023, is finally here. Sweet Home Season 3 comes out on the 19th of July, so it is time for me to do a prediction round before we meet with our survivors for the final time.
by Art of Lily KJuly 13, 2024

Top Picks for the Crunchyroll Summer 2024 Anime Season!

The Summer anime season has arrived at Crunchyroll, but all those choices can be daunting. Never fear; Couch Soup is here to give you our picks for what anime you should be checking out this anime season.
by Thomas RichardsJuly 12, 2024

Tower of God Season 2: New Faces, New Mysteries, Same Epic Adventure!

Season 2 of Tower of God is coming to Crunchyroll, but is it worth the four-year wait? Join Tom as he gives you his thoughts on the first two episodes of this new season.
by Thomas RichardsJuly 11, 2024

Ncuti Gatwa’s Doctor Who Has Problems

The latest season of Doctor Who has been interesting, to say the least. But it’s not been good. Ncuti Gatwa’s incarnation has had problems that need to be addressed for season two.
by Iain McParlandJuly 10, 2024

House of the Dragon Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: Fire in the Sky

Dragon battles! Fire, blood, dancing dragons… it has finally happened! Keep up with Michelle as she flies through the events that unfolded in Season 2, Episode 4 of House of The Dragon, and why we’ll be mourning for longer than the season will last.
by Michelle HolstineJuly 9, 2024

Ally X Announced! Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Grab the Original ROG Ally

Do you want a handheld gaming device? Should you get a Steam Deck or an ASUS ROG Ally? Should you consider the ALLY now that they’ve announced the new one? Read more to find out!
by Dan MorrisJuly 9, 2024

Is Smiling Friends the Adult Version of Amazing World of Gumball? Here’s Why!

A quick compare and contrast between two of the most uniquely animated comedies of the past few years: Smiling Friends and Amazing World of Gumball
by Otis LundahlJuly 7, 2024
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