Comics Review

Comics Review

Swamp Thing Volume 2 – Family Tree: A Visual Feast

May 9, 2013

Swamp Thing’s rebirth was a journey of beauty and hot fire. Yanick Paquette’s panels were a smash-up of wondrous green visuals juxtaposed with the mutilated world of the rot. It [...]

Batman

Detective Comics Volume 1 – Faces of Death: Mediocre Plots Twists Overshadow Great Art

May 9, 2013

Detective Comics: Volume 1 – Faces of Death comes in like a lion, filled with more than enough grotesque Joker shenanigans and debauchery to invigorate DC’s Batman lineup. The volume [...]

Batman

Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls is an exciting voyage

April 3, 2013

Who does Gotham City belong to – the Bat or his predators? In DC Comics new 52 series, each of its heroes and superheroes went through a modest rebirth. Costumes [...]

Batman

Comics Review: ‘Batman’ #2 – Snyder’s Deliberate Dark Knight Tale Shines in 52

October 20, 2011

Reading a Scott Snyder comic is like sitting back with your favorite novel and savoring every page. You know that the next page will be just as good or better [...]

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Comics Review: Fear Itself #1

April 8, 2011

Struggling economies and job markets all over the world, mass media sensationalism, consumerism, religious wars, and natural disasters have all contributed to the very real state of the world. Never [...]

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Graphic Novel Review: Daytripper (Vertigo Comics)

March 6, 2011

Daytripper reads like an intricately woven novel, which is brought to life through vivid illustrations that look like a slice of life. Creators Gabriel Ba and Fabian Moon have delivered [...]

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Graphic Novel Review: Takio

March 2, 2011

Forget that Marvel or the creator-owned Icon imprint is publishing it. Never mind that the team that brought us Powers creates it. If you bring in any of that baggage [...]

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Graphic Novel Review: Sweet Tooth Vol. 2: In Captivity

February 11, 2011

Issues #1-5 of Sweet Tooth introduced us to an innocent young boy with antlers, who was thrust into a world he didn’t know to face a fate he didn’t ask [...]

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Comics Review – Shrapnel: Hubris #3 (of 3)

November 4, 2010

Shrapnel: Hubris (1-3, Radical Comics) is the second chapter of the sci-fi Shrapnel Trilogy, following Shrapnel: Aristeia Rising. If you did not read the first part of the trilogy, do [...]

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Comics Review: Abattoir #1 (of 6)

October 27, 2010

There are three things a horror franchise needs: a haunting location, creative ways of dispatching with innocent victims, and a mysterious, creepy, insane, yet articulate psychopath. There is no one [...]