Tuesday, June 11 2013
After reading the last few months of Superior Spider-Man, and especially after last week's issue #11, one question must be asked: Has Dan Slott ever watched Fringe?
Monday, June 10 2013
With the release of last week's Green Arrow #21, the concluding chapter to "The Kill Machine" storyarc, writer Jeff Lemire proves himself to be the Isaac Newton of comics storytelling.
Tuesday, June 4 2013
Powerful artwork and a command of light and shadow amplify this engrossing jumping-on point for new readers, but the entire issue is about enticement, with very little fulfillment to be seen in the story.
Monday, June 3 2013
X-Men #1 is a beautiful and thoughtful work of modern mainstream comics.
Wednesday, May 29 2013
Death Sentence reads like only the best parts of Watchmen -- a social analysis that exceeds the medium of comics, easily the equal of Dostoyevsky or Dickens.
Tuesday, May 28 2013
Image dreams the impossible dream by giving us a new comicbook set in the Dream World... that doesn't immediately become a Sandman ripoff.
Thursday, May 23 2013
If you have ever doubted science, Darryl Cunningham's clever graphic exploration of controversial theories and ideas will set you on the course to realizing that ideology, not facts, create controversy.
Wednesday, May 22 2013
The Fearless Defenders book has been a welcome surprise among the Marvel NOW! Push. But the art…
Tuesday, May 21 2013
Can we escape our fate? And is doing so only a question of substantiation? The substantiation by means of a certain weight of money, or maybe the transubstantiation of piety in a hyper-noir landscape…
Monday, May 20 2013
“She should never have come to Romania... Damn me for a Fool...”
Wednesday, May 15 2013
As an issue that comes just prior to the culmination of the current arc, and on laced with artist Symon Kudranski's beautifully neonoir chiaroscuro, Batman: the Dark Knight #19, "the Pool of Tears," comes with the highest praise…
Tuesday, May 14 2013
Believe me, I wanted to like this book. I loved the cast, I was excited about the creative team of Sam Humphries and Ron Garney, and it was being sold as an action adventure series with emphasis on the action…
Monday, May 13 2013
In just one issue, Ales Kot has turned Suicide Squad into one of my must-read titles each month.
Wednesday, May 8 2013
Shouldn't Hawkeye face up against a villain not only every bit his equal, but also in it for more than just money? He really should…
Tuesday, May 7 2013
Invincible has always been marked by its unique style where comicbook consequences are actual and ongoing. But with creator/writer Robert Kirkman stepping away from writing duties on Invincible Universe, the series hits on the essential truth of the comics industry--that ideas are often larger than their creators…
Monday, May 6 2013
There were almost too many question going into Marvel NOW!'s reboot of Young Avengers, but the dream-team of Gillen/ McKelvie delivers beyond expectation…
Wednesday, May 1 2013
Between importing iconic Green Lantern villain, Hector Hammond, and struggling through the fallout of the "H'el on Earth" it seems writer Scott Lobdell's unique style might be at odds with the modern comics landscape…
Tuesday, April 30 2013
The “psychetecture” of Radiant City, the fedoras, Zoot suits, art deco and Lois Lane hairstyles, all rendered in a mix of drab and brilliant colors... it's all there in Dean Motter's Mister X: Eviction…
Monday, April 29 2013
If anything, incoming G.I. Joe vol. three writer Fred van Lente not only honored outgoing industry star Chuck Dixon's vision of the Joes, he expanded on it…
Wednesday, April 24 2013
The Old West, crossed with scifi, crossed with the Apocalypse, crossed a tale of supernatural revenge… Hickman and Dragotta offer a seductive and beguiling blend of genres inside a strong, tight story…