Reviews > Comics

12 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

The game is a story that is designed from the ground-up to be a videogame, and a literal translation as I have in my hands is missing the point.

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With monsters drooling and causing mass hysteria, Wells and Fisher seem to be trying to outdo one another, with the reader reaping all the benefits.

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7 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

This kind of writing is frustrating for a reader who is looking for at least a little substance within their $2.99 purchase.

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5 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

For escapist entertainment, that's not a whole lot of escaping, and barely any entertainment.

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1 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Who would think the minds behind White Chicks would be the ones to finally strike comedy gold, and in comic book form no less?

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The good guys are good, the bad guys are despicably evil, and the girls are buxom and gorgeous.

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26 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Continues the evolution of an iconic character without betraying the fans, creators, and continuity that was established before.

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It's a not-so-serious story featuring costumed super-heroes, which in today's day and age is a welcome change from the norm.

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22 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Everything old is new again.

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Our hero does something incredibly stupid in order to get the plot --and the entire series -- underway.

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11 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Carol Danvers is motivated by an insecurity that will resonate with a lot of readers. And this makes her an interesting character.

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9 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Seeing such violence and destruction unfold in the streets of familiar cities rather than across an ocean is a poignant reminder no nation is invincible (even, gasp, America).

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4 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Given his track record thus far, it is a safe bet that Paul Pope will satisfy his audience with his final explanation behind the mystery of the 'Bat-man of Gotham'.

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2 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

A quiet, unpretentious book.

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2 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Junji Ito creates an innovative and bizarre horror series that has thus far proved to be his most creatively successful series to date.

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28 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Dabb keeps the story simple, either because he thinks that kids wouldn't be smart enough to follow along or would be hopelessly lost if they had to devote a few seconds to thinking about the story.

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26 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Monkeys & Midgets is an easy, fast-paced throwback to silly childhoods that won't disappoint you as long as you don't go into it expecting anything more.

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24 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

'The Bat-man of Gotham' is real and very human, but also very mysterious and in one sequence of this story, even mystical.

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20 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

The sign of good writing is that it raises questions and comparisons that even the writer hadn't originally intended.

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18 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

America loves conspiracies. Whether it is about who killed our leaders, the nasty truth about our natural disasters, or who ends up winning American Idol, we always try to construct the story behind the story.

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