Thursday, June 22 2006
Tucci's attempt to give the story a political message and a metaphoric backbone is clunky, forced and jarringly awkward.
Tuesday, June 20 2006
It is always interesting to see Vaughn, Guerra, et al.'s vision of an apocalyptic world and how it is a mirror to our own.
Monday, June 19 2006
Forged in the battles of World War II he, like the American military, will learn from his mistakes and carry on all the way to a position of global power.
Thursday, June 15 2006
The book is an improvement over the first issue, but still is lacking a lot of what would make it a good story.
Tuesday, June 13 2006
In Paul Pope's version of Batman, the state has become the super-villian.
Monday, June 12 2006
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.
Friday, June 9 2006
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.
Wednesday, June 7 2006
This kind of writing is frustrating for a reader who is looking for at least a little substance within their $2.99 purchase.
Monday, June 5 2006
For escapist entertainment, that's not a whole lot of escaping, and barely any entertainment.
Thursday, June 1 2006
Who would think the minds behind White Chicks would be the ones to finally strike comedy gold, and in comic book form no less?
Tuesday, May 30 2006
The good guys are good, the bad guys are despicably evil, and the girls are buxom and gorgeous.
Friday, May 26 2006
Continues the evolution of an iconic character without betraying the fans, creators, and continuity that was established before.
Wednesday, May 24 2006
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.
Monday, May 22 2006
Everything old is new again.
Thursday, May 18 2006
Our hero does something incredibly stupid in order to get the plot --and the entire series -- underway.
Thursday, May 11 2006
Carol Danvers is motivated by an insecurity that will resonate with a lot of readers. And this makes her an interesting character.
Tuesday, May 9 2006
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).
Thursday, May 4 2006
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'.
Tuesday, May 2 2006
A quiet, unpretentious book.
Junji Ito creates an innovative and bizarre horror series that has thus far proved to be his most creatively successful series to date.