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Mind MGMT

Review: Mind MGMT #2

Dark Horse Comics’ release of Mind MGMT #2, written and drawn by Matt Kindt (Revolver, Super Spy and 2 Sisters, and Pistol Whipped), is a dense story blurring the line between gonzo journalism and fiction. Meru, the main character, continues [...]

July 5, 2012 Reviews
Batman

Review: Batman #10

DC Comics’ Batman, written by Scott Snyder (American Vampire and Swamp Thing) and drawn by Greg Capullo, has been a brilliant re-launch to date. Unfortunately, issue #10 draws from the clichéd list of twist endings and flounders. The story starts [...]

June 20, 2012 Reviews
AV

Review: American Vampire – Lord of Nightmares #1

DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint release of American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares issue #1 by writer Scott Snyder (Batman and Swamp Thing) and artist Dustin Nguyen adds an interesting wrinkle to Snyder’s acclaimed series. Taking a detour from the main characters [...]

June 18, 2012 Reviews
Saga

Review: Saga #4

Image Comics‘ release of Saga #4, written by Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina) and drawn by Fiona Staples, takes its already strange story further into the bizarre. Last issue, Vaughan left readers on a cliffhanger as [...]

June 17, 2012 Reviews
By Joshua Dysart and Khari Evans

Review: Harbinger #1

Harbinger #1, written by Joshua Dysart (Unknown Soldier) and drawn by Khari Evans, is Valiant Comics‘ newest title in their re-launch. It tells the story of Pete Stanchek, a teenager with psychic abilities who is on the run from the [...]

June 5, 2012 Reviews
Deadhorse by Eric Grissom and Phil Sloan

Review: Deadhorse #2

Making the jump from strictly digital, Eric Grissom’s Deadhorse #2 is coming out in print via the 215 Ink imprint with Phil Sloan handling art. Since this is a preview, I will keep this article spoiler free. Issue #2 picks [...]

June 5, 2012 Reviews
Watchmen

Who Watches the Watchmen at DC?

On Wednesday, DC Comics rolls out the Before Watchmen campaign with new titles serving as back stories to Alan Moore’s landmark graphic novel Watchmen. Of course, this new campaign has been met with mixed reaction. Some consider it a shameful [...]

June 4, 2012 Features, Reviews
XO

Review: X-O Manowar #2

Valiant Comics continues its rise from the ashes with a new issue of X-O Manowar, written by Robert Venditti and drawn by Cary Nord. Issue #2 picks up with Aric of Dacia toiling away with other prisoners aboard one of [...]

June 2, 2012 Reviews
Super Crooks

Review: Super Crooks #3

Marvel’s Icon imprint continues to produce a prolific amount of Mark Millar’s projects. Super Crooks #3, with art by art savant Leinil Yu, continues its run by offering up more blood and guts in only a way that Millar can [...]

May 31, 2012 Reviews
Animal Man

Review: Animal Man Annual #1

DC Comics‘ Animal Man Annual #1, written by Jeff Lemire, penciled by Timothy Green II, and inked by Joseph Silver, continues the battle against the Rot by teaming Animal Man up with Swamp Thing. Lemire opens the story with Socks, [...]

May 31, 2012 Reviews
Batman

Review: Batman Annual #1

Writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV have teamed up with artist Jason Fabok for DC Comics‘ Batman Annual #1, featuring Mr. Freeze in a follow-up to the Night of the Owls storyline. First off, one of the things Snyder [...]

May 30, 2012 Reviews
X-O Manowar #2 Preview

X-O Manowar #2 Preview from Valiant Comics

Valiant Comics rolls out the second issue of X-O Manowar next week, written by New York Times bestselling author Robert Venditti (The Surrogates) and Eisner Award-winning artist Cary Nord (Conan). This four-page sneak preview (see below) will get X-O Manowar [...]

May 29, 2012 Reviews
Batman 1

Review: Batman Incorporated #1

DC Comics, along with writer Grant Morrison and artist Chris Burnham, were wise to bring the Batman Incorporated idea into the fold of the new 52 revamp. Batman Incorporated #1 picks up where Morrison left off with the one-off, transitional [...]

May 28, 2012 Reviews
America's Got powers 2

Review: America’s Got Powers #2

Image Comics’ release of America’s Got Powers #2, written by Johnathan Ross (Turf, Former BBC Host) and drawn by artist Bryan Hitch (Stormwatch, The Authority, and Justice League America), continues a compelling story. Imagine any of your usual reality television [...]

May 26, 2012 Reviews
Lil Depressed Boy 11

Review: The Li’l Depressed Boy #11

Image Comics’ Li’l Depressed Boy, written by S. Steven Struble and drawn by Sina Grace, feels like a long-running diary that is meant to be understood only by the writer of that diary. In the upcoming issue 11, LDB (Li’l [...]

May 25, 2012 Reviews