Tuesday, June 3 2014
This is my favorite version of Thanos: scripted by Jim Starlin and penciled by Ron Lim.
Monday, June 2 2014
Fighting evil with evil by being good, thereby serving evil.
Wednesday, May 28 2014
Does the revitalizing of Bruce Banner, scripted so flawlessly in Waid’s earlier Indestructible Hulk, signal a loss of relevance for the Hulk himself in successor title Hulk?
Tuesday, May 27 2014
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples manage to top themselves, commanding your attention and setting Saga apart from every other comic on the stands.
Wednesday, May 21 2014
Right off the bat, Lumberjanes grabs you with its catchy title and fun concept—girl scouts fight monsters in the woods.
Tuesday, May 20 2014
Superman faces one of his most daunting foes in a way that has limited potential.
Monday, May 19 2014
Cosmo the Merry Martian was a short-lived comic published by Archie Comics in the late 1950’s. It was colorful and funny, in a juvenile sort of way, and right at home in the era of flying saucer flaps and the space race.
Wednesday, May 14 2014
As the writer of such critically acclaimed Spider-Man storylines as “Spider Island” and “The Superior Spider-Man” Dan Slott faces his most daunting task yet—writing between the scenes of the original Lee/Ditko origin story.
Tuesday, May 13 2014
DC Entertainment begins its highly competent integration of its “Beyond” timeline with the “New 52.”
Monday, May 12 2014
Nobody is good at being a teenage boy or the father of a teenage boy, but the struggle makes a great story.
Wednesday, May 7 2014
This issue was a trip. A blast from the not too distant past. And most importantly it had pogs. Remember those?
Tuesday, May 6 2014
Dexter and perpetual thorn in his side, Dee Dee, are back—with their personalities intact.
Monday, May 5 2014
Peter Parker is back, but so are the flaws that make him less than superior.
Thursday, May 1 2014
This coffee table volume is incredibly beautiful and presented in ways that online searching can’t quite match.
Wednesday, April 30 2014
Rai #1 comes with the highest praise. Writer Matt Kindt and artist Clayton Crain have collaborated in equal parts to produce a singular example of the best of popular culture.
Tuesday, April 29 2014
Before the Watcher meets his end, fans are reminded why they care about him.
Monday, April 28 2014
When the concept of hero and anti-hero don't apply, what makes a character like Sinestro so compelling?
Wednesday, April 23 2014
Writer-artist Kaare Andrews shapes an entirely new mythology for Iron Fist—not so much “like unto a thing of iron,” but “when offered life, he chose death…”
Tuesday, April 22 2014
A time travel paradox that's overdue yet underwhelming.
Monday, April 21 2014
I find myself growing tired of Zero Year, a yearlong story that has come after two other lengthy storyarcs. I’m especially tired after lines like this: “Gentlemen, meet my friend…the ‘$%$^! psycho in a batsuit.’