Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Tick's Big Mother's Day Special (2000) 1 1 0 he Tick and Arthur come face to face with the clones created by Chairface Chippendale. While Arthur seeks the help of his superhero pals for answers, ...
by bobashep on 5/24/2016 5:14:00 PM
Tick's Big Year 2000 Spectacle (2000) 1 1 0 Chairface Chippendale is trying to make his mark in the art world. But his every move is blemished by the accidental heroics of the Tick and his faith...
by bobashep on 5/24/2016 5:11:00 PM
Action Comics (2011-Present) 23.3 3 0 I never took Lex Luthor ad a serious villian. He is a genious, but this story puts his mind among those of the Joker and Ozymandius. This story sets L...
by Porter22 on 5/23/2016 11:35:00 PM
Captain Canuck (2015-2016) 1 6 0 Was pretty cool to see what a new look and feel Captain Canuck looks like after the resurrection of the character. Some interesting changes include Re...
by CanuckDan on 5/21/2016 10:05:00 PM
Captain Canuck (2015-2016) 1 6 0 Was pretty cool to see what a new look and feel Captain Canuck looks like after the resurrection of the character. Some interesting changes include Re...
by CanuckDan on 5/21/2016 10:05:00 PM
Captain Canuck (2015-2016) 1 6 0 Was pretty cool to see what a new look and feel Captain Canuck looks like after the resurrection of the character. Some interesting changes include Re...
by CanuckDan on 5/21/2016 10:05:00 PM
Captain Canuck (2015-2016) 1 6 0 Was pretty cool to see what a new look and feel Captain Canuck looks like after the resurrection of the character. Some interesting changes include Re...
by CanuckDan on 5/21/2016 10:05:00 PM
Captain Canuck (2015-2016) 1 6 0 Was pretty cool to see what a new look and feel Captain Canuck looks like after the resurrection of the character. Some interesting changes include Re...
by CanuckDan on 5/21/2016 10:05:00 PM
Captain Canuck (2015-2016) 1 6 0 Was pretty cool to see what a new look and feel Captain Canuck looks like after the resurrection of the character. Some interesting changes include Re...
by CanuckDan on 5/21/2016 9:29:00 PM
Captain Canuck (2015-2016) 0 1 0 Does only an OK job of showing readers what the new and revamped Captain Canuck is going to look like. Then again, it is a free comic book day issue. ...
by CanuckDan on 5/21/2016 9:07:00 PM
Nothing To Fix 1 1 0 Nothing to Fix was created by Fiona Van Verth & Noni Harris. It's the story of two young girls on their way to camp. One is a goody-goody. The other i...
by bobashep on 5/20/2016 9:39:00 PM
Conan (2005-Present) TP Vol 8 1 0 The first time I picked up this book, it felt so different than any other comic I had ever read. Once I accepted that, I really enjoyed this book. It ...
by Porter22 on 5/20/2016 6:11:00 PM
Amazing Spider-Man: Election Day (2009) HC 1 0 A serial killer is on the loose and the murderer been planting patented Spider-Tracers on the corpses. With the cops on his trail, Spider-Man is serio...
by bobashep on 5/19/2016 10:15:00 PM
Strange Sports Stories (1992) 2 2 0 The second of three issues of Adventure Comics' Strange Sports Stories was, well, strange. The opening story seemed to me like something I had read be...
by bobashep on 5/19/2016 12:40:00 AM
Strange Sports Stories (1992) 2 2 0 The second of three issues of Adventure Comics' Strange Sports Stories was, well, strange. The opening story seemed to me like something I had read be...
by bobashep on 5/19/2016 12:36:00 AM
Uncanny X-Men (1963-2011) 266 2 0 Anybody got one for sale under $5o?!?
by Toybox Village on 5/18/2016 11:35:00 PM
Adventures of Supergirl 1 1 0 The storyline was like reading a missing adventure from season one. Writer Sterling Gates captured the voice of Supergirl actress, Melissa Benoist, qu...
by bobashep on 5/16/2016 6:39:00 PM
Boadicca: Queen of the Britons 1 1 0 Boadicca: Queen of the Britons is the true account of Boadicca's last fight against the Roman Invaders of Britain. Set around 60AD, Boadicca (also ref...
by bobashep on 5/16/2016 6:25:00 PM
Star Blecch (1993) 1 1 0 Star Blecch: Generation Gap is a collection of stories that skewer every facet of the Star Trek from the original series to Deep Space Nine- and every...
by bobashep on 5/16/2016 6:22:00 PM
Thor: Season One (2013) HC 1 0 Matthew Sturges, whose work I've enjoyed in the pages of Vertigo's House of Mystery and Blue Beetle, is a master at back stories. He makes the person ...
by bobashep on 5/16/2016 6:10:00 PM
Bizarro (2015-2016) TPB 1 0 While the buddy-cop dynamic between Jimmy Olsen and Bizarro was a laugh a minute riot, they were overshadowed by a bit player. The minute chupacabra C...
by bobashep on 5/15/2016 9:31:00 PM
Blue Beetle (1986-1988) 1 1 0 This book had potential at the time, but never developed into anything. It kinda of reminded me of some early Spider-man by Lee and Ditko, but not qui...
by Crusher Creel on 5/13/2016 4:58:00 AM
Strange Sports Stories (1992) 1 1 0 Welcome to the Strange Sports Hall of Fame. Based out of Canton, Ohio it's run by the aged Hall O. Fame. Fame has the personal claim to having been in...
by bobashep on 5/11/2016 9:21:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 14 1 0 The Iron Fist featured in this issue is the 70s version of Danny Rand. Filled with anger over the murder of his father and later tragic death of his m...
by bobashep on 5/3/2016 10:10:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 13 1 0 This issue of Uncanny Origins uncovers the origin of Daredevil. Though to be honest, this is more Matt Murdock's story than a legend of the Hero of He...
by bobashep on 5/2/2016 8:33:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 12 1 0 With many of the silver age characters, I am pretty versed in their origins. (Thanks in very, very large part to the epic MARVEL SAGA series published...
by bobashep on 4/30/2016 9:35:00 PM
Isis 1 1 0 In this first issue, ISIS must battle an ancient Egyptian priest was was freed from his slumber in a miniature pyramid that has been moved to a museum...
by bobashep on 4/28/2016 7:58:00 PM
Zatanna Special 1 1 0 This special issue seems to be a beta test to see if there is an interest in starting up a Zatanna series. The story centers around Zatanna making a j...
by captkirk42 on 4/27/2016 10:28:00 PM
Ant-Man (2015-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 After a pretty hard life in the Big Apple, Scott Lang follows his daughter to sunny Miami. Lang hasn't always been there for Cassie, what with being i...
by bobashep on 4/27/2016 9:06:00 PM
Imaginary Friends GN 1 0 A ragtag bunch of characters with special powers is called together to save all of reality from being destroyed. This kinda sounds like your typical J...
by bobashep on 4/26/2016 9:53:00 PM
Troubled Waters 1 0 his was an interesting read, mostly because of its country of origin. But I think that also caused a bit of disconnect with me. The book contains a nu...
by bobashep on 4/25/2016 8:28:00 PM
Mighty Thor (2016-Present) 6 1 0 Enjoyable story that doesn't have the same high quality art as previous stories.
by mbach on 4/24/2016 2:25:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 10 1 0 This was an exciting story but it reads a little too much like the pages of Batman with Black Cat playing the role of Catwoman. Let's look at this a b...
by bobashep on 4/23/2016 8:50:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 9 1 0 The mutant Storm is the focus of this issue of Uncanny Origins. From her birth in New York to her life as a pickpocket in the streets of Cairo after t...
by bobashep on 4/23/2016 8:49:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 8 1 0 I really enjoyed this issue. It revealed a lot about the hero that I didn't know. It also boasts a very good story. For once, this series crafts an al...
by bobashep on 4/23/2016 8:48:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 7 1 0 The complicated relationship between Eddie Brock and the alien symbiote that turns him into Venom is explored in this issue. From Peter Parker first c...
by bobashep on 4/23/2016 8:47:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 4 1 0 Issue #4 stars one of the cosmic stars of the Marvel Universe. OK, Firelord is more of a third tier character, but that last sentence was a pretty goo...
by bobashep on 4/23/2016 8:42:00 PM
Wolff & Byrd, Counselors of Macabre: Supernatural Law (1992) SC 1 0 Before it became a comic book, Wolff and Byrd: Counselors of the Macabre ran as a comic strip in a prestigious law journal as well as several small pu...
by bobashep on 4/23/2016 8:40:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 11 1 0 this was the most convoluted story that I have read in a long time. This book has flashbacks, flash forwards and even a flashback hiccup (that's when ...
by bobashep on 4/23/2016 8:01:00 PM
Gwenpool (2016) 1 1 0 ....Interesting. Funny, but it is one of those issues that I need to continue reading before I know exactly how I feel about it.
by btrujequeboyer@gmail.com on 4/23/2016 12:37:00 AM
Mind the Gap (2012-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 This series just... wow. I grabbed the series for something to read in my down time, so just a couple of minutes a day. I read it all in a few hours b...
by btrujequeboyer@gmail.com on 4/23/2016 12:36:00 AM
Nameless (2015-Present) 1 1 0 Enjoyed the first issue, hope the next one is even better.
by Sevolee on 4/16/2016 1:37:00 PM
Amazing Spider-Man (2015-Present) 1.4 1 0 I'm finished with this micro-series. The story is mediocre and the art is not crisp. I will pick the rest of these up when they hit the $1 bins becaus...
by mbach on 4/16/2016 9:01:00 AM
Amazing Spider-Man (2015-Present) 10 1 0 I know that many people are abandoning the current run of ASM but I am truly enjoying it. The current tone of the series reminds me of the Bronze age ...
by mbach on 4/16/2016 8:49:00 AM
Tokyo Ghost (2015-Present) 1 1 0 I was very hesitate to read this one. Most mature rated comics don't sit well with me for various reasons. I managed to look past all the porn in Led'...
by Sevolee on 4/16/2016 1:48:00 AM
Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration (2014) 1 1 0 This was Fantastic! As someone who is taking their first steps into the world of Marvel comics this was one of the best reads so far! I loved the Capt...
by Sevolee on 4/15/2016 12:29:00 AM
Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man (2006) 1 2 0 I laughed at the intro where Stan was at home baking cookies and when he mentioned getting cramps from signing autographs. Loved most of the stories i...
by Sevolee on 4/15/2016 12:08:00 AM
Rocket Raccoon And Groot (2016) 2 1 0 Not a lot of action, but still a great read. I enjoyed getting to see Groot's story and what he had been up to. Looking forward to the next one!
by Sevolee on 4/14/2016 11:24:00 PM
Rocket Raccoon And Groot (2016) 1 1 0 I love how this one begins! Seeing Rocket as a bad guy was actually sort of funny.
by Sevolee on 4/14/2016 11:09:00 PM
Vampire Brat and Other Tales of Supernatural Law (2001) TP 1 0 Vampire Brat was a little too much Young Lawyers in Love as opposed to a campier version of Dark Shadows. I haven't given up on this series, but I hop...
by bobashep on 4/14/2016 6:45:00 PM
Swamp Thing: Futures End (2014) 1 2 0 This , as compared to the other Futures End issues, is very good. I can't say it is the best Swamp Thing issue but I love the introduction of the Divi...
by Porter22 on 4/14/2016 1:12:00 PM
Vertigo Pop: London 3 1 0 One of my all time favorite mini series. Great storyline that I often reflect on especially the parts about dealing with growing older and sometimes l...
by crash ddz on 4/14/2016 9:10:00 AM
Vertigo Pop: London 4 1 0 One of my all time favorite mini series. Great storyline that I often reflect on especially the parts about dealing with growing older and sometimes l...
by crash ddz on 4/14/2016 9:10:00 AM
Vertigo Pop: London 2 1 0 One of my all time favorite mini series. Great storyline that I often reflect on especially the parts about dealing with growing older and sometimes l...
by crash ddz on 4/14/2016 9:09:00 AM
Vertigo Pop: London 1 1 0 One of my all time favorite mini series. Great storyline that I often reflect on especially the parts about dealing with growing older and sometimes l...
by crash ddz on 4/14/2016 9:08:00 AM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 6 1 0 Featuring everyone's favorite blue furred mutant, the Beast, this issue of Uncanny Origins is proof that you can do an overall general history of a ch...
by bobashep on 4/13/2016 9:53:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 5 1 0 Regardless of my small problems with this issue, it's a very good read. It's very well written by Glenn Greenberg (Dracula: Lord of the Undead) and th...
by bobashep on 4/12/2016 9:06:00 PM
Beast (1997) 1 1 0 I really enjoyed getting to see Beast in his own mini series! I wish it had been longer, but still a very good read,
by Sevolee on 4/12/2016 12:13:00 AM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 3 1 0 This series still amazes me with its Batman: The Animated Series style artwork. But there are still some kinks to be worked out in crafting an in-dept...
by bobashep on 4/8/2016 9:21:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 2 1 0 This issue was very informative. I knew quite a bit about Quicksilver from reading the Marvel Saga and early issues of X-Men. But there were a few nag...
by bobashep on 4/6/2016 8:47:00 PM
Swamp Thing (2011-2015) 29 1 0 Without spoiling anything, I can say this is one of the best cliff hangers I have read recently. It definitely excites me and raising a lot of questio...
by Porter22 on 4/5/2016 11:15:00 PM
Swamp Thing (2011-2015) 28 1 0 SPOILERS: This was a great way of coming back to Earth after escaping the green. Freeing some of his old friends presents a bunch of opportunities fo...
by Porter22 on 4/5/2016 11:08:00 PM
Superman (2011-Present) 7 1 0 This is a much lighter take on Superman than the previous story arc and a great place to start reading missing the first 6. Superman's inner dialogue ...
by Porter22 on 4/5/2016 10:56:00 PM
Uncanny Origins (1996-1997) 1 1 0 The first subject for the debut issue of Uncanny Origins is the story of Scott Summers, AKA Cyclops, the first X-Man. When aliens attack his family’...
by bobashep on 4/4/2016 9:07:00 PM
Superman (2011-Present) HC Vol 1 1 0 Though the first issue did not really get me that excited, the following ones did. The book continues to get better as you read through it and the sto...
by Porter22 on 4/4/2016 6:59:00 PM
Avengers Assemble (2012-2014) TP Vol 2 1 0 A friendly wager between Tony Stark and Bruce Banner takes the heroes on a global race against time to locate and rescue a missing scientist with Capt...
by bobashep on 3/27/2016 8:44:00 PM
Fairest (2012-2015) TP Vol 5 1 0 The Clamour for Glamour was a fun read that I wished wouldn't end. Lots of fun with great art by regular series art Mark Buckingham, covers by Adam Hu...
by bobashep on 3/24/2016 8:44:00 PM
Spider-Gwen (2015) TP 1 0 After being bitten by a radioactive spider, young Gwen Stacy garners amazing powers and becomes the Radioactive Spider-Woman! Spinning from the ...
by bobashep on 3/24/2016 8:41:00 PM
Superman Adventures: The Man of Steel (2013) TP 1 0 Featuring art and stories by a host of amazing talents that are well-known for their work on Superman such as Louise Simonson, Dan Abnett, and others....
by bobashep on 3/22/2016 6:45:00 PM
Batman: Earth One (2012-2015) HC Vol 1 1 0 Convinced that there's a massive cover-up behind the death of his parents, Bruce Wayne becomes a costumed vigilante in hopes of bringing down the corr...
by bobashep on 3/21/2016 8:46:00 PM
Best of DC Blue Ribbon Digest (1979-1986) 60 1 0 Plop! featured the creative talents of Basil Wolverton, Wally Wood, Bernie Wrightson, and Sergio Aragones. It was like an old EC Comic was combined wi...
by bobashep on 3/20/2016 4:16:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 15 1 0 When Scooby and the gang assist the Flash in taking down a dragon assailing Central City, the action jumps to deepest darkest Africa. There the reside...
by bobashep on 3/17/2016 9:49:00 PM
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2015-Present) 7 1 0 I enjoy the artwork and story in each issue
by kotylw on 3/11/2016 4:26:00 PM
Heroes of Sinclair GN 1 0 Sinclair is a fictional American town that isn't quite as big as your LA or New York City, but still has a need for superhero protection. Enter Spire,...
by bobashep on 3/5/2016 8:58:00 PM
Barbarian Lord (2014) HC 1 0 Take equal parts Robert E. Howard, Icelandic Sagas, Norse mythology, Tolkien, and Saturday morning cartoon barbarians and you get something akin to wh...
by mrp on 3/5/2016 7:15:00 AM
Justice League United (2014-2016) HC Vol 1 1 0 Former members of the Justice League find themselves pitted together against an alien invasion in the Canadian wilderness in this opening chapter of J...
by bobashep on 3/3/2016 8:01:00 PM
Hawkeye (2012-2015) TP Vol 4 1 0 Clint Barton's war with the Track Suit Bros comes to a head with the addition of Clint's brother Barney (AKA Trickshot) and a clown-faced assassin cum...
by bobashep on 3/3/2016 8:00:00 PM
Van Helsing's Night Off TPB 1 0 A collection of short comics by Austrian artist Nicolas Mahler. Otherwise known by just his last name Mahler, his work has appeared in French, German,...
by bobashep on 2/28/2016 8:26:00 PM
Batgirl Adventures 1 1 0 Classic Cover. I love this addition to the Batman Adventures series
by jenthebatgirl on 2/28/2016 7:04:00 PM
Detective Comics (1937-2011) 359 1 0 As a Batgirl collector this a must have.
by jenthebatgirl on 2/28/2016 6:38:00 PM
Soddyssey and Other Tales of Supernatural Law (2008) TP 1 0 The docket is full for Alanna Wolff and Jeff Byrd, the Counselors of the Macabre. While preparing for a major case involving Sodd, the Living Swamp, t...
by bobashep on 2/27/2016 9:21:00 PM
Inspector Gadget (2011) One-Shot 1 0 This book had all of the makings of a classic Inspector Gadget episode and I hated it. Don't get me wrong, when I was in kindergarten, I was all...
by bobashep on 2/23/2016 9:39:00 PM
Indestructible Hulk (2013-Present) TP Vol 3 1 0 Disappearing Airports... Rampaging Dinosaurs... Invading armies comprised of Vikings, pirates, and P-47 Thunderbolts... Someone is messing with time a...
by bobashep on 2/22/2016 7:52:00 PM
Simpsons Comics (1993-Present) TP Vol 16 1 0 I loved the insanity of the Doctor Krusty story and a Sideshow Bob adventure is always fun. The garbage vacation story had great moments with Lenny an...
by bobashep on 2/18/2016 10:36:00 PM
Black Science (2013-Present) HC Vol 1 1 0 Writer/creator Rick Remender kept me on my toes. The idea of Black Science is to breach the limits of physics and the universe using unorthodox method...
by bobashep on 2/16/2016 8:15:00 PM
Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. (2014-2015) TP 1 0 Great fun in the Hellboy tradition. Maleev's art fits the Hellboyverse to "T" and we get a story that fits seamlessly with the 1946-1948 stories but g...
by mrp on 2/14/2016 11:00:00 PM
Annihilator (2014-Present) HC 1 0 Gorgeous art by Frazier Irving but another paint-by-number metafiction story about alien intelligence using writers to shape the universe by Grant Mor...
by mrp on 2/14/2016 10:57:00 PM
Guardians of the Galaxy (2015-Present) 5 1 0 Last issue that I am buying of this series. Was hoping for more with Venom and the Thing on this team.
by mbach on 2/13/2016 4:40:00 PM
Before Watchmen: Minutemen/Silk Spectre (2013) HC 1 0 I truly get captivated in a comic when I can see the story unfolding before my eyes like a massive movie screen playing and blocking out any outside i...
by Porter22 on 2/13/2016 4:18:00 PM
Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman (2014-2016) 12 2 0 I enjoyed the story with Typhon and Poison Ivy. I enjoyed more the second story. Shows the more human side of Wonder Woman and the pressures she has t...
by Daryl17 on 2/13/2016 10:43:00 AM
Journey Into Mystery (1952-1966) 112 1 0 First Thor vs Hulk plus the origin of Loki in the bonus story. Also includes the first appearance of the Frost Giants.
by brad on 2/13/2016 8:29:00 AM
Secret Wars: Battleworld (2015) 4 1 0 I dig the Stokoe art.
by hardtravelinghero on 2/12/2016 4:58:00 PM
Welcome Back 1 1 0 Great cover, but a bit too disjointed even for the type of story it is, didn't pull me in, and the internal artwork isn't as engaging as the cover art...
by hardtravelinghero on 2/12/2016 12:35:00 AM
Uptight 2 1 0 Some stories are better than others, but nothing came close to blowing me away. Still, worth a read if you've got time and money.
by hardtravelinghero on 2/12/2016 12:34:00 AM
Chrononauts (2015) 3 1 0 As much as there is to unpack in terms of scale and detail in Murphy's artwork, I'm not digging so much on Millar's pacing and lack of depth, despite ...
by hardtravelinghero on 2/12/2016 12:03:00 AM
Chrononauts (2015) 4 1 0 As much as there is to unpack in terms of scale and detail in Murphy's artwork, I'm not digging so much on Millar's pacing and lack of depth, despite ...
by hardtravelinghero on 2/12/2016 12:02:00 AM
Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman (2014-2016) 12 2 0 A fair read, but nothing special. I read it a few hours ago and can't remember the second story even now, assuming there was one.
by hardtravelinghero on 2/12/2016
Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman (2014-2016) 8 1 0 Noelle Stevenson's story was fun and her work is such a celebration of the fun comics can be while also resonating in some sweet, heartfelt ways. Ryan...
by hardtravelinghero on 2/11/2016 11:59:00 PM
Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman (2014-2016) 7 1 0 I did not much care for the main story, but the second story, however brief, strike a chord with my emotions in regard to symbols of real-world female...
by hardtravelinghero on 2/11/2016 11:57:00 PM
Deadpool (2012-2015) 34 1 0 So much fun in terms of spoofing '90s tropes while also adding to Deadpool's story.
by hardtravelinghero on 2/11/2016 11:01:00 PM