Monday, October 17 2011
Near the beginning of OMAC #2, a minor character named Sarge Steel spars against three training robots that he’s probably fought countless times before. He defeats them easily, but he isn’t proud. Instead, he poses a question, which seems an appropriate sentiment for this review. “C’mon, this the best we can do?”
Tuesday, July 7 2009
This comic offers a profound meditation on the far-reaching effects the confluence of a literary revolution, engineering miracle and scientific doctrine would have on popular culture.
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Through his own misadventure, the hero ends up creating an adversary who can challenge him, and who perhaps knows him better than almost anybody else.
The romantic and sympathetic criss-cross pairing up of characters is a great method through which we can peer a little deeper into the relationships.
Thursday, August 23 2007
In Dominion, the apocalypse has come to Chicago, through the form of an alien parasite, and it doesn't look good.
Tuesday, May 1 2007
Writers Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis promised that issue 4 of their superhero comedy would have "Less Dialogue... More Hitting", and they delivered on that promise big time.
Thursday, April 26 2007
Yes, there are a few missteps, but I feel that the creators will only get a better feel for how to approach the material over time.
Sunday, November 19 2006
So, why is there only one major female in this story, and why is she either at a disadvantage (e.g. a lousy, selfish boyfriend), or playing the role of the scheming, vengeance-minded super villian?
Thursday, October 12 2006
Tag offers that most exquisite of rarities: an original horror premise.
Tuesday, August 29 2006
The slide from titillating to ridiculous happens very quickly.