Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
New 52: Futures End (2014-Present) 2 1 0 The best weekly the New 52 has to offer so far. Azzarello and Lemire are two of the best writers in the business right now, and they effortlessly put ...
by Icarus27k on 7/25/2014 7:26:00 PM
New 52: Futures End (2014-Present) 1 1 0 Amazing start to a great series. The story, while being a trope about a dystopian future, is almost perfectly executed. The artwork is perfect for the...
by Icarus27k on 7/25/2014 7:19:00 PM
Tales Designed to Thrizzle (2005-2012) HC Vol 2 1 0 Michael Kupperman has a unique art-style that’s part pop art, part retro, part 50s advertisements. His renderings of Jack Klugman, Michael Renne, a...
by bobashep on 7/25/2014 9:59:00 AM
Uncanny X-Men (2013-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 There’s lots of great action, adventure, and story in this book; although the battle between Cyclops and Magneto is surprisingly tame compared to th...
by bobashep on 7/24/2014 5:36:00 PM
Iron Man (1968-1996) 282 1 0 First War Machine...nuff said
by matthewrauscher on 7/23/2014 11:07:00 PM
Uncanny X-Men (2013-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 With these X-Men, you don’t know who to trust. Are their intentions pure or is there something sinister underneath. The art is superb but it’s the...
by bobashep on 7/23/2014 10:35:00 PM
Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist one shot 2 0 Great collection of stories that entertain and enthrall. The coloring is lush and makes these stories pop. Sakai never disappoints and this selection ...
by mrp on 7/23/2014 3:54:00 AM
Devilers 1 1 0 Great premise, solid story, and an interesting protagonist make this a quality read. The supporting cast was barely introduced so hopefully they get m...
by mrp on 7/23/2014 3:52:00 AM
Inhumans Special (1990) 1 1 0 The Inhumans Special chronicles the fall of Blackbolt and how his traitorous brother, Maximus, claims the throne. Medusa's change from good to bad is ...
by bobashep on 7/22/2014 9:26:00 PM
World War Hulk: Aftersmash - Damage Control (2008) 1 1 0 Over 15 years has passed from Damage Control volume 3 to this new mini-series and lots has been missed. Other than a couple of appearances on Marvel U...
by bobashep on 7/20/2014 8:49:00 PM
Property (2013) HC 1 0 The art is minimalist but I’m not sure if that is intentional. I know very little of Israeli cartooning/ comics. This is my first foray and I don’...
by bobashep on 7/20/2014 8:47:00 PM
Invincible (2003-Present) 112 1 0 Did I just read that? Is this real? Huge shakeup issue for the Invincible Universe it seems.
by navik on 7/19/2014 1:08:00 PM
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery TP Vol 1 1 0 Horror Comics were the first comics I ever bought. I was probably 3-5 years old. Oh, how I loved those old horror books. I probably spent many a quart...
by bobashep on 7/19/2014 9:58:00 AM
She-Hulk (2014-Present) 6 1 0 While I continue to love the story the art for this issue is not to my tastes.
by mbach on 7/17/2014 8:10:00 AM
She-Hulk (2014-Present) 5 1 0 While I continue to love the story the art for this issue is not to my tastes.
by mbach on 7/17/2014 8:09:00 AM
Damage Control (1991) 4 1 0 Featuring just about every major league cosmic biggie in the Marvel Universe, this issue signals the end of the original Damage Control miniseries. Ga...
by bobashep on 7/16/2014 9:27:00 PM
Damage Control (1991) 3 1 0 The Damage Control gang has been invited to a movie premier starring Damage Control! Starring Simon “Wonder Man” Williams as John Porter (genius c...
by bobashep on 7/15/2014 9:42:00 PM
Batman: The Killing Joke (1988) HC 3 0 The writing and the art on this book are top notch. It shows a very gritty development of not only the Joker but all of those involved in the story. ...
by swlewis83 on 7/15/2014 9:41:00 AM
Damage Control (1991) 2 1 0 Looking to prove that they are not drumming up business by wreaking havoc on the people of New York, John and Robin bring a detective with them. There...
by bobashep on 7/14/2014 5:36:00 PM
Damage Control (1991) 1 1 0 I like this idea. It’s got an air of mystery to it while still staying true to the Damage Control formula I love. What doesn’t stay true to the DC...
by bobashep on 7/14/2014 5:06:00 PM
Damage Control (1989-1990) 4 1 0 This issue closes the door on series 2. Will Damage Control be wrestled back from its new owners? Will the Big Apple be restored? Why is the Punisher ...
by bobashep on 7/14/2014 5:05:00 PM
Blade (2002) 6 1 0 The only drawback to this issue is it was the last one in the series
by mgiger on 7/14/2014 4:19:00 PM
Punisher: The End (2004) 1 1 0 amazing, couldn't have been finished any other way
by mgiger on 7/14/2014 4:16:00 PM
Wolverine: The Best There Is (2002) TP 1 0 Shows how epically bad a** Wolverine is
by mgiger on 7/14/2014 4:11:00 PM
Batman: The Killing Joke (1988) HC 3 0 If you love the Joker you have no choice but to read this
by mgiger on 7/14/2014 4:08:00 PM
Joker (2008) HC 4 0 reminds me of Nolan's vision of the Joker
by mgiger on 7/14/2014 4:02:00 PM
Batman: The Long Halloween TP 3 0 One of the greatest graphic novels ever. Just amazing!
by mgiger on 7/14/2014 3:47:00 PM
Arkham Asylum: Madness HC 1 0 Gives a great sense of feeling on how truly creepy and the utter madness that Arkham itself contains
by mgiger on 7/14/2014 3:32:00 PM
Spider-Man 2099 (1992-1996) 1 3 2 stellar art, great story. so glad this title has been relaunched.
by thekillinme on 7/14/2014 2:49:00 PM
Green Arrow (2001-2007) TP Vol 4 1 0 The dynamic between Oliver and Roy is great, very humorous and heart felt. Easy to relate to for anyone with memories of great friends.
by mgiger on 7/14/2014 2:45:00 PM
Nailbiter (2014-Present) 1 1 0 about time we started getting some good thriller/murder mystery/horror comics.
by thekillinme on 7/14/2014 10:13:00 AM
Damage Control (1989-1990) 3 1 0 I think the powers that be at Marvel decided to take some pot shots at their rival comic publisher. Many of the strikers brandish signs that say “DC...
by bobashep on 7/13/2014 9:09:00 PM
Damage Control (1989-1990) 2 1 0 The new CEO of Damage Control, Robin, is in the Punisher’s sights after she goes to the office of the Kingpin. Robin has gone to meet with the villa...
by bobashep on 7/13/2014 9:07:00 PM
Damage Control (1989-1990) 1 1 0 There are essentially 2 stories in this issue- the shakeup at Damage Control and the prison riot. I liked the prison riot part of this issue. It captu...
by bobashep on 7/13/2014 9:05:00 PM
Spider-Man 2099 (1992-1996) 1 3 2 The vision of the future might be silly, but this was a great introduction to a fun character.
by BoosterGold024 on 7/13/2014 2:10:00 AM
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars (1984-1985) 6 1 0 Great series.
by BoosterGold024 on 7/13/2014 2:03:00 AM
Batman and Robin (2009-2011) 23 1 0 Great variant for this issue.
by BoosterGold024 on 7/13/2014 1:59:00 AM
Action Comics (1938-2011) 583 2 0 Great issue.
by BoosterGold024 on 7/13/2014 1:57:00 AM
Daredevil (2011-2014) HC Vol 6 1 0 The art, though drawn by a different team of artist, continues to innovate and amaze. The color scheme seems to stay bright and vibrant. It’s all pe...
by bobashep on 7/12/2014 9:26:00 PM
Daredevil (2011-2014) HC Vol 1 1 0 Page after page of beautiful artwork thanks to Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin. It’s clean, retro, and the color palettes are stunning. Also, their ...
by bobashep on 7/11/2014 6:23:00 PM
Goofy Adventures 8 1 0 Would I add Goofy Adventures to my wish list? Probably not. But if I found a bunch of them in a bargain bin, you can believe I would snatch them up in...
by bobashep on 7/10/2014 9:21:00 PM
Damage Control (1989) 4 1 0 It’s a very bizarre concept that hilariously works. Only in the Danger Room could I imagine Laurel and Hardy to be cold blooded killers. I guess whe...
by bobashep on 7/10/2014 9:20:00 PM
Damage Control (1989) 3 1 0 In an attempt to make the general public make the connection that Damage Control works to repair the damage left by super heroes, their PR officer mak...
by bobashep on 7/10/2014 9:19:00 PM
Damage Control (1989) 2 1 0 Damage Control has a new delinquent account- The Latverian Embassy in lonely upscale Manhattan. That same Latverian Embassy that is home to one Doctor...
by bobashep on 7/10/2014 9:18:00 PM
All-New Ghost Rider (2014-Present) 1 1 0 This is not quite what I would expect from Ghost Rider. No motorcycle, and not a lot of flaming head of vengeance yet. The art is decent, but remind...
by swlewis83 on 7/10/2014 10:23:00 AM
Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist one shot 2 0 Great collection of shorts. Stan's stories always take me out of reality, and each of these don't disappoint.
by chipreece on 7/10/2014 12:52:00 AM
Batgirl (2011-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 It's a solid story but I'd rather have Oracle than some miracle cure to paralysis.
by in-the-madness on 7/8/2014 5:05:00 PM
Damage Control (1989) 1 1 0 Meet John Porter. It’s his first day as the new accounts executive for Damage Control. It’s his job to find creative yet cost effective ways to re...
by bobashep on 7/6/2014 7:47:00 PM
Earth 2 (2012-Present) 25 1 0 great development...can't wait for more....and there's some hints of what's to come from krypton.
by JtotheA on 7/6/2014 6:43:00 PM
Fearless Defenders (2013-2014) 11 1 0 Orrible story
by Chiocca on 7/6/2014 10:56:00 AM
Batman: Arkham City (2011) HC 1 0 really great to read if you love the games
by mgiger on 7/5/2014 8:59:00 PM
Dogs of War (2013) HC 1 0 This book contains heroic tales about 3 dogs used by the Brits and US Armies to aid for the war effort. The book itself has no rating on the front or ...
by bobashep on 7/4/2014 10:43:00 AM
Savage Hulk (2014-Present) 1 1 0 Great book that returns the Hulk to his roots.
by monkeypaw2u on 7/2/2014 10:29:00 PM
New Avengers (2013-Present) Annual 1 1 0 A Doc Strange solo story. I'm a classic comic guy, so it's not often a new comic totally blows me away. This one did. Barbiere weaves an excellent sto...
by mrp on 7/2/2014 3:56:00 PM
Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem (2013) HC 1 0 Amazing. WWII historical fiction at it's finest. Art and story are top notch.
by chipreece on 7/1/2014 2:29:00 PM
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time 1 1 0 Anyone else think the dino looks like Venom on this cover? Anyhoo, as a fan of the relaunched TMNT ongoing, I was excited about this. Unfortunately,...
by chipreece on 7/1/2014 2:24:00 PM
Captain America: The Fighting Avenger TP 1 0 This collection is a great treasury starring my all-time favorite super hero. I highly recommend this book. Sure, ¾ of the book is geared toward the ...
by bobashep on 6/30/2014 6:01:00 PM
X-Men: First Class - Class Portraits TP 1 0 This edition contains a series of one-shots that take inspiration from the X-Men: First Class series. Some stories are prequel tales like Magneto’s ...
by bobashep on 6/29/2014 9:26:00 PM
Iron Man: Tales of the Golden Avenger (2009) TP 1 0 In this collection of Iron Man tales we get the following: the first issue of Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Iron Man: Iron Protocols #1, the premier...
by bobashep on 6/29/2014 12:51:00 PM
Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers (2009) TP 1 0 This volume collects the Lockjaw & the Pet Avengers miniseries as well as a one-shot special (Tails of the Pet Avengers), plus a Marvel Handbook to th...
by bobashep on 6/29/2014 12:32:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 4 1 0 Meet R.J. Blaise. A Federation appointed observer, who’s out to see how fit for command Jim Kirk is after the recent Klingon/ Nasgul crisis. How the...
by bobashep on 6/28/2014 11:05:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 3 1 0 WORTH CONSUMING! Finally, a good issue! It took 3 tries to get it in the right direction. (Note: I did not say this was a great episode). Klaa is o...
by bobashep on 6/28/2014 11:04:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 1 1 0 So, after investing 56 issues to a new set of crew members that I had grown to really like (Konom, Bryce, Bernie Sherwood, even Bearclaw), Star Trek r...
by bobashep on 6/28/2014 11:03:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 2 1 0 NOT WORTH CONSUMING This new series is off to a rocky start. I don’t like this new race, The Nasgul. I don’t like the new ensigns. I don’t e...
by bobashep on 6/28/2014 11:03:00 PM
Zombies Calling GN 1 0 This book takes the “zombie rules” concept of “Shaun of the Dead” and turns it on its ear. Very funny- though a little too hyper at times. I e...
by bobashep on 6/28/2014 11:02:00 PM
Showcase Presents: The House of Secrets TP Vol 1 1 0 First of all- I am going to collect the entire series run, if at all possible. Not all of these stories are bad. In fact, when it comes to the art, th...
by bobashep on 6/28/2014 11:01:00 PM
Challengers of the Unknown (1991) 8 1 0 I was very satisfied with the conclusion until I read a letter from scribe Jeph Loeb in the letters page. In that message, Loeb revealed that there wa...
by bobashep on 6/28/2014 10:49:00 PM
Forever Evil (2013-2014) 7 1 0 Rounded the series off well. Why not exceptional...one of the villians is portrayed as a hero....even with having a back story of committing atrociti...
by JtotheA on 6/27/2014 10:16:00 PM
Earth 2 (2012-Present) 24 1 0 Great jumping in point. Overall, this is a great run with Tom Taylor
by JtotheA on 6/27/2014 10:13:00 PM
Batman/Superman (2013-Present) 11 1 0 Good issue with lots of build up for the next.
by JtotheA on 6/27/2014 10:11:00 PM
Challengers of the Unknown (1991) 7 1 0 This is an 8 issue mini-series and this is issue #7! What the heck is going on here? There’s no way that the Challengers are going to have time for ...
by bobashep on 6/27/2014 2:19:00 PM
Superior Spider-Man (2013-2014) 1 5 0 Amazing... errrr Superior!
by weromex on 6/26/2014 7:15:00 PM
Challengers of the Unknown (1991) 6 1 0 In this exciting chapter, some questions are answered- FINALLY! Who destroyed the Challenger’s base and killed two of them? Who has been sending Mof...
by bobashep on 6/26/2014 6:21:00 PM
Ghosted (2013-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 This series is extremely graphic. From the very first panel depicting a prisoner raping his cellmate to the rampant gore, betrayal, and otherworldly t...
by bobashep on 6/25/2014 9:54:00 PM
Challengers of the Unknown (1991) 5 1 0 This issue was full of drama, mystery, and excitement. Oddly, Ryan’s tale seems to be a strange merger of the origins of the Punisher, Iron Man, and...
by bobashep on 6/23/2014 9:45:00 PM
Challengers of the Unknown (1991) 4 1 0 The honeymoon is over. The Challengers have found that their new found independence isn’t quite as it was cracked up to be. Alcoholism, devastation,...
by bobashep on 6/23/2014 9:31:00 PM
Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell (2014) HC 1 0 The legendary Paul Dini has done it again with this original graphic novel starring the two biggest purveyors of fish nets stockings in the DC univers...
by bobashep on 6/22/2014 5:21:00 PM
Challengers of the Unknown (1991) 2 1 0 The surviving Challengers find themselves of trail for gross negligence in the wake of the explosion of Challenger mountain. There’s not a lot of ac...
by bobashep on 6/21/2014 1:26:00 PM
All-New X-Men (2013-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 This series is proof that what was old is young again. I was concerned that if I read this book first that I would be totally lost having not read any...
by bobashep on 6/20/2014 10:36:00 PM
Thor: God of Thunder (2012-Present) HC Vol 3 1 0 A very good storyline. Though I swear I thought Gandalf was going to jump out any moment offering his assistance. (If Magneto would’ve somehow appea...
by bobashep on 6/20/2014 6:06:00 PM
Challengers of the Unknown (1991) 1 1 0 This opening chapter was fantastic. The writing was by the now legendary Jeph Loeb of HEROES and LOST fame, as well as countless comics from the big t...
by bobashep on 6/19/2014 9:10:00 PM
Harley Quinn (2013-Present) 0 5 0 Harley Quinn getting to choose the artist for her own title is an interesting idea, and this issue does do an acceptable job of showing off the work o...
by Icarus27k on 6/19/2014 10:03:00 AM
The Werewolf of New York: A Supernatural Law Book 1 0 Some characters possess a stylized quality shown in some of the best horror comics of the 70s. Yet ever once and a while, Lash slips in a character th...
by bobashep on 6/18/2014 6:41:00 PM
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales HB vol 3 1 0 The book is geared for ages 8-12 but the subject matter may actually up the reading level to 11 and up. Once again, many of the references in this boo...
by bobashep on 6/17/2014 5:38:00 PM
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales HB vol 1 1 0 Sure, this series is geared for ages 10-14. But that doesn’t mean I didn’t learn anything from this book. For example, I didn’t know that Hale h...
by bobashep on 6/16/2014 9:44:00 PM
Fantastic Four (1998-2011) HC Vol 1 2 0 8.5/10 - the best thing about this book is that it's a fresh take on the FF. Waid writes a great Thing, but it's Dr Doom that shines here. Waid's take...
by taker157 on 6/16/2014 8:52:00 PM
Batman (2011-Present) 6 8 0 The best issue of the New 52 "Batman" so far. A perfect comic book and fits among some of the greatest Batman stories. I can see someone making the ca...
by Icarus27k on 6/16/2014 9:20:00 AM
Batman (2011-Present) 4 6 0 Exciting and creepy, both with the story and the art. Pretty much a great example of a detective comic. And the conflict between Batman and the Court ...
by Icarus27k on 6/16/2014 9:01:00 AM
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000-2009) 38 2 0 Perfect reading for Father's Day.
by reivax on 6/15/2014 11:44:00 PM
Superman Family Adventures (2012-2013) 6 1 0 The art might be childish but the Easter eggs and stories themselves bolster the all-ages appeal that will make kids and their parents enjoy this seri...
by bobashep on 6/15/2014 9:28:00 PM
Superman Family Adventures (2012-2013) 3 1 0 In this issue, Superman has bestowed his pal Jimmy Olsen with a special watch that will summon the Superman family in the event of an emergency. Eager...
by bobashep on 6/15/2014 9:27:00 PM
Batman (2011-Present) 3 4 0 It's always great whenever a comic book makes you feel actual emotions. Most of the time, it's just a coolness appeal. But this issue makes you feel a...
by Icarus27k on 6/15/2014 12:09:00 PM
Batman (2011-Present) 2 4 0 An action-packed Batman comic that gives you a taste of what Batman is facing with a new set of enemies who are as threatening as any the big Batman v...
by Icarus27k on 6/15/2014 11:26:00 AM
Batman (2011-Present) 1 6 2 This is kind of a hard review to give. If I was reviewing it when it first came out in 2011, I'd probably rate it higher, but in retrospect it doesn't...
by Icarus27k on 6/15/2014 8:21:00 AM
Star Trek (1984-1988) Annual 3 1 0 This is a rare gem. Normally, stories involving Scotty suck. Palin and simple. He’s just not a great lead character. However, this works. The story ...
by bobashep on 6/14/2014 10:06:00 PM
Astro City (2013-Present) HC Vol 1 1 0 The end of just about every issue of Astro City has a street sign on the bottom last page that says “Now Leaving Astro City. Please Drive Safe.” W...
by bobashep on 6/13/2014 10:58:00 PM
Batman: Turning Points TP 1 0 Turning Points is a five issue series that highlights the strange friendship between Jim Gordon and the Dark Knight. Taken from their earliest encount...
by bobashep on 6/13/2014 10:55:00 PM
L.A.W. (1999-2000) 6 1 0 The issue takes place with The Question writing an article about the after math. Shades of Rorschach in Watchmen, perhaps? Since they took so long to ...
by bobashep on 6/12/2014 6:42:00 PM
L.A.W. (1999-2000) 5 1 0 Now, here’s something I am very confused about. This issue ends with the fall of Avatar. I won’t spoil how it’s done or by whom. However, I feel...
by bobashep on 6/12/2014 6:40:00 PM
L.A.W. (1999-2000) 4 1 0 I’m not going to reveal who dies but one of these two characters really does die. I will say that there is a M. Night Shyamalan type twist behind th...
by bobashep on 6/12/2014 6:39:00 PM