Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Britannia 1 1 0 The art is nice, but the story is pretty choppy. There are many places where you feel like you missed something, and others where there is a BIG hole ...
by dix on 9/24/2016 10:53:00 PM
Flashpoint: The Outsider 3 1 0 Really was disappointed in the ending. The Outsider: I really hate that guy. He's worse than Lex Luthor and that's saying volumes.
by bobashep on 9/24/2016 9:23:00 PM
Booster Gold (2007-2011) 47 1 0 Booster Gold comes face to face with the man in control of the monster, Doomsday: General Nathaniel Adam. For Booster, whose from the unaltered DC Uni...
by bobashep on 9/24/2016 12:05:00 AM
Flashpoint: Deadman and the Flying Graysons 3 2 0 Hiding from an army of Amazons tasked with finding the Helmet of Nabu, Boston Brand must bear the weight as Dick Grayson's new guardian while the lad'...
by bobashep on 9/22/2016 10:16:00 PM
Revolution (2016) 1 1 0 It was announced a few months ago that many of the HASBRO licensed toys were going to be contained within their own universe. Eventually, properties l...
by bobashep on 9/21/2016 11:41:00 PM
Jonny Quest Special (1988) 1 1 0 The artwork is pretty good, but the coloring is really sloppy. Lots of bleed over and blotchy color. As to the story.........pretty bad. Dr. Quest's g...
by dix on 9/21/2016 12:25:00 AM
Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint 3 1 0 This was a thrilling conclusion to World of Flashpoint. At this point, it's one of my favorite (if not the favorite) of the Flashpoint tie-ins. Lots o...
by bobashep on 9/21/2016 12:22:00 AM
Wicked+The Divine (2014-Present) 1 1 0 Very weird premise but the series has made a few best-seller lists so I thought I'd give it try. The artwork is stunning and it drew me in right away....
by grfanboy on 9/20/2016 1:57:00 PM
Big Book of Urban Legends, The TP 1 0 This collection features dozens of artists who tackled their favorite myths. Legends such as Joe Orlando, Dick Giordano, and Keith Griffin are just so...
by bobashep on 9/19/2016 9:58:00 PM
Batman (2016-Present) 5 1 0 Well first, no sign of evil Amanda Waller witch returning from issue 4. This issue featured some pretty awesome rumbling, with Gotham kicking around t...
by dix on 9/19/2016 9:33:00 PM
Stray Bullets (1995-2014) 1 1 0 Truly a great start to a dark and twisted series, David Lapham at his finest.
by ThunderPunch on 9/19/2016 8:53:00 AM
Alters 1 1 0 Well, this should be an interesting series. The story is very current on a number of issues, and the characters are good for a first issue. That Chali...
by dix on 9/18/2016 2:24:00 AM
Aquaman (2011-2016) 23.2 1 0 Good art, but a rather uninspired story. I picked up the book because of it's awesome cover, but this "Ocean Master" sure is no hero. A guard shows hi...
by dix on 9/18/2016 1:50:00 AM
War Stories (2014-Present) 18 1 0 This is for issues 16, 17 and 18. The story and art are good, and the story is believable. I loved the pub scene in 16 where the one guy gets left wit...
by dix on 9/18/2016 1:27:00 AM
Hadrian's Wall (2016-Present) 1 1 0 Drama! Believable drama! A whodunit in space. Harkens to the great Asimov himself. I'm in love with the beautiful art. And I'm already a fan of Simon ...
by grfanboy on 9/17/2016 10:43:00 PM
Dilton's Strange Science (1989) 1 1 0 A bargain bin flashback from my childhood... The Archie gang's resident nerd gets a sleek look, an update lab, and even a girlfriend- the equally bril...
by bobashep on 9/16/2016 10:38:00 PM
Star Wars: Lando (2015-Present) 1 1 0 Great story, I like the little seeing this side of Lando!
by nsquared85 on 9/16/2016 11:26:00 AM
Glitterbomb (2016-Present) 1 1 0 OMG! Not sure what that was! (In a good way.) Farrah Durante looks like a normal 40-something single mom trying to make ends meet as an actress. Wrong...
by grfanboy on 9/15/2016 11:35:00 PM
Black Science (2013-Present) 1 2 0 Gnarly! A fast paced story of dimensionauts and their journey back home. With every new contact they make they are greeted with an ever evolving reali...
by grfanboy on 9/15/2016 10:17:00 PM
Flashpoint: Deathstroke and the Curse of the Ravager 2 1 0 A good chapter but it got a little confusing for me. Maybe I should've re-read the first issue but I wasn't that interested to double check on things....
by bobashep on 9/15/2016 6:13:00 PM
Flashpoint: Deathstroke and the Curse of the Ravager 3 1 0 Not my favorite closing chapter and by no means was it my favorite of the tie-ins. That's really disappointing because I thought the opening chapter w...
by bobashep on 9/15/2016 6:08:00 PM
Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown 3 1 0 I loved this miniseries. It was really a fun read and it just felt right. It captures the spirit of the old Weird War Tales and War That Time Forgot a...
by bobashep on 9/14/2016 11:15:00 PM
Batman (2016-Present) 4 1 0 Un-freaking believable................. Amanda Waller again. Gads how I hate that woman, and her organization. I have been thoroughly enjoying this se...
by dix on 9/14/2016 9:10:00 PM
Lady Killer (2015) 1 1 0 Pretty great start to a new title. This creative team goes straight for the jugular in this first ish'. They capture the essence of the late 50's earl...
by grfanboy on 9/14/2016 1:45:00 PM
Justice League of America (2013-2014) 1 2 0 Good art, well written, but I HATED it! I disliked Amanda Waller already, but now I despise her. The reasoning behind the formation of the JLA is dete...
by dix on 9/14/2016 1:48:00 AM
Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier (2014-Present) 7 1 0 The art and writing are quite good, but it's a really dark story. I really feel sorry for the kid Nicholas, but his companion, Mr. Lobkins, is a great...
by dix on 9/13/2016 9:40:00 PM
Web Warriors (2016-Present) 1 1 0 Good art, good story, and great characters! Even the bad guys are fun. Delightful reading.
by dix on 9/13/2016 9:30:00 PM
Pitiful Human-Lizard 1 1 0 My single greatest find in comics this year. Yup, that's right! Toronto's Friendly Neighbourhood Lizard Man! So he doesn't actually call himself that ...
by grfanboy on 9/13/2016 12:07:00 AM
Flashpoint: Abin Sur - The Green Lantern 3 1 0 Another dynamic Flashpoint tie-in finale. This one really kept me guessing- but in a good way. I must say I’m slapping my forehead not figuring out ...
by bobashep on 9/12/2016 10:54:00 PM
Flashpoint: Batman - Knight of Vengeance 3 1 0 The dramatic close of Knight of Vengeance with such an incredible twist as to who is the Flashpoint Joker.
by bobashep on 9/12/2016 10:44:00 PM
Ultimate Comics: X (2010-2011) 1 2 0 So begins my discovery of all things Ultimate. This ish' probably wasn't meant to be a gateway to the Earth-1610 universe but it is now! How cool are ...
by grfanboy on 9/12/2016 10:07:00 AM
Suicide Squad (2011-2014) 1 5 1 I'm not a DC guy but I have to give them props for putting together such a perfectly dysfunctional bunch of super-villains to ever grace a comic. A we...
by grfanboy on 9/12/2016 9:38:00 AM
Prophet (1993-1995) 1 1 0 A bit repetitive in a couple spots, especially when it comes to Prophet's priority of reconnecting with the Direct Orbiting Command Center (D.O.C.C.)....
by grfanboy on 9/12/2016 8:56:00 AM
Neverboy (2015) 3 1 0 Substandard art, and a bizarre, poorly told story, and least as a stand alone book. Did not care for it.
by dix on 9/12/2016 12:12:00 AM
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10 (2014-Present) 15 1 0 I'm not a follower of the Buffy books, but for 20 cents in a mystery box, it's hard to go wrong with Buffy/ Dark Horse. Very interesting story, and de...
by dix on 9/12/2016 12:08:00 AM
World of Tanks (2016 - Present) 1 1 0 Okay, the art probably isn't really up to a 10, but I love the book. WWII armored warfare is one of my weak spots, and they did very well with this. I...
by dix on 9/12/2016 12:03:00 AM
Rebels (2015-Present) 2 1 0 The art isn't as good as I would like to see, but I love the story. I think that they have captured the feeling of the time period well so far. I must...
by dix on 9/11/2016 11:54:00 PM
Lords Of The Jungle (2016) 3 1 0 Good enough art and story to make me want to read some more. Sheena looks rather young, but I've only read book 3, so I don't know many story details....
by dix on 9/11/2016 11:48:00 PM
Adventures of Superman (1987-2006) 501 1 0 I hate the superman clone boy! Detest the character. I don't like the news media much anyway, but the way they are working clone boy is so wrong. Good...
by dix on 9/11/2016 11:27:00 PM
Adventures of Superman (1987-2006) 500 1 0 The intertwining of several stories of near death, all with good art, made for a really great read. A very unique book.
by dix on 9/11/2016 11:27:00 PM
Green Arrow (2016-Present) 5 1 0 Yes! The bad guys are whipped, The Inferno, their ship, floating city, and bank, is sunk, and the good guys are escaping! But wait! Oliver Queen's ent...
by dix on 9/11/2016 10:31:00 PM
Flashpoint (2011) 4 2 0 The penultimate chapter of this universe changing classic. It may not be the most exciting (or my favorite) of the miniseries crossover event, but it'...
by bobashep on 9/11/2016 9:40:00 PM
Flashpoint: Kid Flash Lost 2 1 0 Quick paced adventure that doesn't let up.
by bobashep on 9/10/2016 11:44:00 PM
Paper Girls (2015-Present) 1 1 0 Whoa! I was totally transported back to the 80's while reading this. It had been sitting in my "to read" pile but after hearing continued hype about t...
by grfanboy on 9/9/2016 9:57:00 PM
Southern Bastards (2014-Present) 2 1 0 Crap. The art is average, the coloring is minimal, and very dark, muted colors, with blasts of red. Glad it was a 20 cent mystery box purchase. It's o...
by dix on 9/8/2016 10:07:00 PM
Dark Horse Presents (1986-2000) 36 1 1 Black and white, but decent art, and good stories.
by dix on 9/8/2016 10:01:00 PM
House II: The Second Story 1 1 0 Decent art, but a crappy, hard to follow story. If you saw the movie, you would probably know what's going on throughout the story, but it's so poorly...
by dix on 9/8/2016 9:57:00 PM
Rebels (2015-Present) 1 1 0 Love it! I am a big fan of historical fiction, and this Revolutionary War based story is very well done. The art is good, and the story well told. I l...
by dix on 9/8/2016 9:53:00 PM
Catwoman (1993-2001) 0 1 0 Interesting version of the creation of Catwoman. I love the fact that she comes out comfortably wealthy. The art is pretty average, and there are a fe...
by dix on 9/8/2016 9:27:00 PM
Flash (2016-Present) 5 1 0 Read 3 through 5 tonight. Something still just isn't clicking with me on this book, although the characters are growing on me. The art is only average...
by dix on 9/8/2016 9:15:00 PM
Green Arrow (2016-Present) 4 1 0 Two guys, with a techie online backing them up, attack a monstrous, island of a ship, with an army inside. Even for Green Arrow, that is insane. But w...
by dix on 9/8/2016 9:03:00 PM
Adventures of Superman (1987-2006) 502 1 0 Good art, but I didn't care much for the story. I didn't read the "Reign of the Supermen" story arc in the '90s, but the commercialized supers is just...
by dix on 9/8/2016 8:52:00 PM
Star-Spangled War Stories Featuring G.I. Zombie: Futures End (2014) 1 2 0 Perfectly average book, but bonus points for the awesome 3-D motion cover.
by dix on 9/8/2016 8:42:00 PM
Grendel (1986-1990) 1 2 0 I've always been curious about the Grendel comics so I went looking for this ish'. It was a neat story despite the fact that the character was created...
by grfanboy on 9/8/2016 12:21:00 AM
Bigger Bang (2014-2015) 2 1 0 I read books 2-4 of this 4 part series flaked out in my motel room on the water front of Hood Canal. I won't be getting number 1, which for me is VER...
by dix on 9/7/2016 6:43:00 PM
A Game of Thrones (2011-2015) 24 1 0 Great book! Beautiful art and complex story. I only watched a few pieces of the TV show, and didn't read the novels, but I really liked this book. I o...
by dix on 9/7/2016 6:31:00 PM
Outlaw Nation (2000-2002) 5 1 0 The art is okay, but the story is pretty strange, and rather hard to follow. The only possible good-guy is perhaps the kid riding in the car. The mom ...
by dix on 9/7/2016 6:21:00 PM
Outlaw Nation (2000-2002) 6 1 0 See book 5 review
by dix on 9/7/2016 6:21:00 PM
Demon Knights (2011-2013) 23 1 0 Good book. Of course I came in at the last issue, but I will get more. Love the characters, and the story is well written. Nice art and coloring. I ho...
by dix on 9/7/2016 5:15:00 PM
Batwoman (2011-2015) 36 1 0 Only issue I've read, so I don't know the back stories, but it's not a very good stand alone book. Average art, multiple story lines that I don't know...
by dix on 9/7/2016 5:03:00 PM
John Flood 3 1 0 Read the first three issue of this 6 issue mini-series this weekend. The story is tough to follow, intentionally so I'm sure, but the art it pretty go...
by dix on 9/7/2016 4:28:00 PM
Kid Eternity (1993-1994) 5 1 0 By far the weirdest comic I ever remember reading. Bad art, and the a story that was complete drivel. Good thing it was only 20 cents in a mystery box...
by dix on 9/7/2016 4:25:00 PM
Flashpoint: Legion of Doom 2 1 0 The gore factor in this series is proof that while Flashpoint is a great storyline, it's not the DC Universe. It's also not for kids. When the book sa...
by bobashep on 9/5/2016 9:53:00 PM
Flashpoint: Lois Lane and the Resistance 2 1 0 Where the stand alone issue of Canterbury Cricket was confusing as all get out, this issue of Lois Lane and the Resistance answered all sorts of quest...
by bobashep on 9/4/2016 11:42:00 PM
Flashpoint: Deadman and the Flying Graysons 2 1 0 Wonder Woman's Furies have caught up with Haley's Circus and the Helmet of Nabu is within their grasp.
by bobashep on 9/4/2016 11:10:00 PM
Future Quest 3 2 0 Great to see Steve the Dude Rude doing more stuff, this series continues to delight and remains one of my favorite new books on the market.
by mrp on 9/4/2016 3:27:00 AM
Future Quest 2 1 0 Every bit as good as the first issue, this series continues to please. The art team sizzles Parker and Shaner work so well together.
by mrp on 9/4/2016 3:24:00 AM
Future Quest 1 2 0 Gorgeous art and a brilliant concept to unite these disparate Hanna-Barbera characters. All the characterizations rang true and it felt absolutely fre...
by mrp on 9/4/2016 3:19:00 AM
Future Quest 1 2 0 I loved this first issue. Was I 100% sure who everyone was or had a complete understanding what was going on? No! But, I liked what I saw and I and ve...
by bobashep on 9/2/2016 10:50:00 PM
Deadpool (2012-2015) TP Vol 8 1 0 This volume contains the death of Deadpool! What?! That's not a spoiler! The death of Deadpool is listed on the back of the book! Google it! ...
by bobashep on 9/1/2016 10:43:00 PM
Deadpool (2012-2015) TP Vol 7 1 0 Move over Gwenpool and Dogpool, there's a new member of the Deadpool family- Zenpool! After the Freaky Friday events of AXIS, Wade Wilson has fina...
by bobashep on 9/1/2016 10:32:00 PM
Extraordinary X-Men 13 1 0 Not bad. I'm kind of tired of the X-Men time hopping, and I have a lot of story catch up to do, but I'll give this one a chance. Rather gruesome cover...
by dix on 8/31/2016 11:24:00 PM
Captain Marvel (2016-Present) 8 1 0 Nothing inspiring. Average art, and I dislike even the idea of "preemptive law enforcement," and superheroes acting on "visions" is just wrong. I gues...
by dix on 8/31/2016 11:19:00 PM
Mighty Thor (2016-Present) 5 1 0 This book continues to be awesome, both story and artwork. But come on now, how many times do we have to have the Loki stabs you in the back routine. ...
by dix on 8/31/2016 11:06:00 PM
Wacky Raceland (2016-Present) 3 1 0 This is one of the worst comics I've read in ages. The story sucks, the art sucks, and it is crude and disgusting. And someone puts Hanna Barbera on i...
by dix on 8/31/2016 10:57:00 PM
Mighty Thor (2016-Present) 4 1 0 Malekith to marry Aelsa, didn't see that coming. Great issue. Odin continues to rave on against Freyja. I must say, I'm still of the Odin rules Asgard...
by dix on 8/30/2016 10:19:00 PM
Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown 2 1 0 I really love this tie-in series. I've been such a fan of DC's horror titles of the 70s and 80s. The Creature Commandos were such an integral part of ...
by bobashep on 8/30/2016 8:23:00 PM
Judge Dredd (2015-Present) 1 1 0 My only context for Judge Dredd is the original 2000 AD run so when I saw this new series I was curious enough to give this series a try. This ish' st...
by grfanboy on 8/30/2016 1:13:00 AM
Southern Cross (2015-Present) 1 2 0 I picked this up on a whim hoping the title had nothing to do with the American South. Nope. Sci-fi thank goodness. I have this feeling that there is ...
by grfanboy on 8/30/2016 12:22:00 AM
Flashpoint: Abin Sur - The Green Lantern 2 2 0 Not my favorite chapter of the numerous Flashpoint tie-ins. There's so many flashbacks, that the action never gets a chance to get rolling. But, the p...
by bobashep on 8/29/2016 9:49:00 PM
Captain America: Sam Wilson 6 1 0 Boo Hiss! Thankfully, there serpents of bad dialogue are defeated! Then Cap lets the execs use the same old stale lines about American going down if t...
by dix on 8/29/2016 9:34:00 PM
Captain America: Sam Wilson 5 1 0 A fun read, with good art, but the bad guys corny dialogue continues. And what's with so many panels with people having red noses. Neither of these de...
by dix on 8/29/2016 8:00:00 PM
Vikings (2016) 2 1 0 I didn't follow the show, so I don't know how the book compares, but it's a good read. The story would probably be easy to follow if you watched the s...
by dix on 8/29/2016 1:09:00 AM
Captain America: Sam Wilson 4 1 0 Just read issues 3 and 4 tonight. I like the book, but to be honest, there is an lot of awfully corny stuff going on, and terrible werewolf jokes. I m...
by dix on 8/29/2016 12:31:00 AM
Flashpoint: Citizen Cold 2 1 0 The Rogues of Central City come gunning for Citizen Cold. Using Snart's sister Lisa as bait, can the anti-hero keep his wits or will his family attach...
by bobashep on 8/28/2016 9:42:00 PM
Flash (2016-Present) 2 1 0 Flash: Rebirth was the first of the whole rebirth lineup that I read, and it had some interesting stuff, but the story is kind of chaotic, and the art...
by dix on 8/28/2016 2:40:00 AM
Superwoman (2016-Present) 1 1 0 Very nice art, and an interesting story. I hope more will be explained about the differences between the powers of Lois, and those of Lana. There are ...
by dix on 8/28/2016 2:36:00 AM
Blue Beetle: Rebirth 1 1 0 Beautiful art, and I liked most of the characters, but there was something very deja vu about the story. I have to dig through my back issues, but I'd...
by dix on 8/28/2016 1:30:00 AM
All-New, All-Different Avengers (2016-Present) 12 1 0 Just finished reading the 4 issue story of the battle against Annihilus. The art is pretty good, though not great, and the story is a bit chaotic, but...
by dix on 8/28/2016 1:14:00 AM
Aquaman (2016-Present) 5 1 0 Another fabulous issue. A great, if growingly infuriating, story, and beautiful art. A really great team here. The U.S. government, Chief of Staff Gan...
by dix on 8/28/2016 12:50:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2016-Present) 1 1 0 I love Harley, but I hate zombies of all shapes and forms.
by dix on 8/25/2016 10:33:00 PM
Harley Quinn (2016-Present) 2 1 0 Hopefully the series will outgrow the zombies. Love it otherwise!
by dix on 8/25/2016 10:33:00 PM
All-Star Batman (2016-Present) 1 2 0 The art is good, and it's an interesting story, just not my Batman. If Romita was going to continue doing the art, I'd probably check out a couple mor...
by dix on 8/25/2016 10:30:00 PM
Green Arrow (2016-Present) 3 1 0 Still not happy with the book. The cover artist, Jaun Ferreyra, did the internal art, and it's decidedly better than last issue, but he also did the c...
by dix on 8/25/2016 10:23:00 PM
Green Arrow (2016-Present) 2 1 0 Very disappointing book. Old rehashed storyline (shaft Oliver Queen and take over), and mediocre art.
by dix on 8/25/2016 10:16:00 PM
Aquaman (2016-Present) 4 1 0 Another killer issue. I think Aquaman is currently my favorite book. The art is gorgeous, the story, although I really hate the Americans here, is one...
by dix on 8/25/2016 10:06:00 PM
Guardians of Infinity (2016-Present) 3 1 0 The first half of the book, Millennium part three, is a 9. Great art, although they missed some chances for detail on the backgrounds, especially insi...
by dix on 8/25/2016 7:25:00 PM
Guardians of Infinity (2016-Present) 2 1 0 The Guardians of the Galaxy have long been one of my favorite reads, and The Guardians of infinity certainly live up to that. The traveling through ti...
by dix on 8/25/2016 5:56:00 PM
Suicide Squad (2016-Present) 1 1 0 Great book! I had expected this to be a read one issue and dump it kind of book, but the art is really good, and the story well told. Talk about a bun...
by dix on 8/25/2016 5:25:00 PM
Supergirl: Rebirth 1 1 0 I wrote a review, but once again a server error dumped what I wrote, so all I'll say now is great book, can't wait for the next issue.
by dix on 8/24/2016 10:10:00 PM