Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
NBC Saturday Morning Comics (1991) 1 1 0 The concept behind this comic was a clever ploy of marketing. I'm sure kids were delighted with this, even if they had to shell out a buck twenty-five...
by bobashep on 9/1/2014 8:49:00 PM
Sword of the Atom Special 3 1 0 At the end of this issue was a letter by some of the writers and editors of SOTA asking fans to write in for a permanent series based on Atom’s adve...
by bobashep on 8/30/2014 9:37:00 PM
Superman and Batman World's Funnest 1 1 0 This is one of my (new) all-time favorites. Mr. Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite destroys every possible world in the DC Universe (Pre-Crisis, Post-Crisis, and e...
by bobashep on 8/29/2014 6:39:00 PM
Batman: Master of the Future 1 1 0 This book is the sequel to “Gotham by Gaslight”. The events clearly take place during the Chicago World’s Fair of 1889 and mixes in the Great Fi...
by bobashep on 8/29/2014 6:36:00 PM
Batman: Gotham By Gaslight (1989) GN 2 0 Despite that it doesn’t say that it’s an Elseworld, it’s the first book to explore the “infinite” earths since the end of the Crisis. Gaslig...
by bobashep on 8/29/2014 6:35:00 PM
Daredevil (2011-2014) HC Vol 5 1 0 This issue had excitement, action, and most of all, heart. The art continues to be a highlight of this series as well. I wasn’t much of a Daredevil ...
by bobashep on 8/29/2014 6:23:00 PM
Ultimate Comics: Avengers 3 (2010-2011) HC 1 0 I'm not a fan of the whole "ultimate" universe but I do love anything with Blade in it. I do enjoy how Captain America is portrayed. Shows his superb ...
by mgiger on 8/28/2014 11:31:00 PM
Sword of the Atom Special 1 1 0 This book was around 48-pages but just under half of this book is recap from the previous series. I understand this was needed to keep newcomers to Sw...
by bobashep on 8/28/2014 7:54:00 PM
Sword of the Atom Special 2 1 0 I rather liked this issue. It was a very good way to progress the Atom storyline while keeping us in the loop as to what happened to Jean Loring after...
by bobashep on 8/28/2014 7:31:00 PM
Saga (2012-Present) 21 1 0 Just when I thought the plot line had gotten stale after the trade paperback volume 3, Vaughan wows us with this new plot line that seems to take thin...
by romevi on 8/28/2014 2:31:00 PM
Daredevil (2011-2014) HC Vol 4 1 0 While the mystery part of the story was fantastic and I loved every minute of it. I wasn’t so happy with this volume’s conclusion. Keep in mind, t...
by bobashep on 8/27/2014 6:49:00 PM
Sword of the Atom (1983) 4 1 0 The action in this issue was fantastic. However, I was not such a fan of the ending. There are 3 more ‘specials’ set in the ‘Sword of the Atom...
by bobashep on 8/26/2014 9:23:00 PM
Sword of the Atom (1983) 3 1 0 The Atom leads his band of tiny rebels in the deepest darkest Amazon against their despotic overlords. Meanwhile, estranged wife Jean Loring is convin...
by bobashep on 8/26/2014 9:22:00 PM
Red Handed: The Fine Art of Strange Crimes (2013) HC 1 0 I love a good mystery and this one’s not bad. It’s my first experience reading a Matt Kindt work and from what I read, I’d definitely give it an...
by bobashep on 8/25/2014 6:40:00 PM
Marvel Adventures: The Avengers (2006-2009) TP Vol 4 1 0 Finally, some info on the origin of Giant-girl and a little clarity about her place in Marvel Canon. Some really good stories in this volume. Tho...
by bobashep on 8/24/2014 5:53:00 PM
Batman Incorporated (2011) HC Vol 1 1 0 This is another jewel in the glistening crown of Grant Morrison. It’s not to be missed. Anytime you can make a crying baby or a kicked dog, characte...
by bobashep on 8/24/2014 5:47:00 PM
Sword of the Atom (1983) 2 1 0 All of the action that was missing from issue 1 was obviously saved for this dynamic issue. I was afraid this was going to turn into a John Carter of ...
by bobashep on 8/22/2014 5:31:00 PM
Sword of the Atom (1983) 1 1 0 Don’t get me wrong, I liked this opening segment. But it was too much like a soap opera and nothing like a super hero comic. Everything that happens...
by bobashep on 8/21/2014 10:09:00 PM
Star-Spangled War Stories Featuring G.I. Zombie (2014- present) 1 1 0 Decent artwork from Hampton. You can feel the atmosphere with it. The story in this issue seems a little lacking though. I love the idea of G.I. Zombi...
by Icarus27k on 8/20/2014 10:46:00 AM
Fred Hembeck Sells the Marvel Universe 1 1 0 Usually, I get really ticked if I buy a comic and I don’t know that it’s just a bunch of reprints. However, since I have no intention of ever coll...
by bobashep on 8/19/2014 6:29:00 PM
Legends of the DC Universe Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 1 0 The untold story about the Crisis on Infinite Earths answers the question “How did the Anti-Monitor happen to capture the Barry Allen Flash?” I’...
by bobashep on 8/19/2014 6:28:00 PM
Fairest (2012-Present) TP Vol 3 1 0 As with the Japanese fables in the previous volume, there were a lot of characters from Indian lore that I’ve never heard of before in this story. B...
by bobashep on 8/18/2014 5:50:00 PM
Avengers (2012-Present) 33 1 0 I just don't get it. I enjoy the art but story... where are they going with this ? It's just too cryptic for my taste.
by Cryotek on 8/18/2014 5:39:00 AM
Andre the Giant: Life and Legend (2014) GN 1 0 There’s some R-rated language and some very bawdy anecdotes about Andre. The man loved to drink, mingle, and play cards and fight. But above all els...
by bobashep on 8/17/2014 9:08:00 PM
Fred Hembeck Destroys the Marvel Universe 1 1 0 Hembeck crafts a tale in which Death is tasked with killing off all of the characters of the Marvel Universe in one day. Nobody is safe from Hembeck...
by bobashep on 8/16/2014 10:54:00 PM
Power Girl: Power Trip (2014) TP 1 0 Power Girl: Power Trips is a massive volume filled with 16 issues. For only $30 and in full color, that’s a freaking steal! The art of Conner and Gr...
by bobashep on 8/16/2014 10:05:00 AM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 5 1 0 An archivist has a broken heart, monsters run amok on Enterprise, and the conflict with the Klingons in resolved. While this issue has some good mom...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 6:01:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 13 1 0 So Billy Mumy is writing the issue and the cover says “Danger, Danger!” what do you expect? The crew of the Enterprise meeting the Space Family Ro...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 6:00:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 14 1 0 Remember when Bill Mumy was the creepy kid on the “Twilight Zone” who sent people to the cornfield (IE purgatory) when he didn’t like them or go...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 6:00:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 15 1 0 From the cover, you can tell that the end of the Worthy’s journey is not gonna end well. However, this volume is done quite well. Why couldn’t th...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 6:00:00 PM
Treasury Of Victorian Murder HC Vol 8 1 0 The books of Geary are proof that the comics medium can not only entertain but also educate and can be very ‘highbrow.’ Much of the tale is a revi...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 5:53:00 PM
Treasury of XXth Century Murder (2008-Present) HC Vol 1 1 0 A great read. This is a book for people who love comics, but are afraid to read them in public. I want to read the entire series.
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 5:50:00 PM
Adventures of the Thing (1992) 4 1 0 The reprint mini-series comes to a close with a classic ‘team-up’ of the Thing and the Man-Thing. Technically, they don’t really meet as Ben Gri...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 5:45:00 PM
Adventures of the Thing (1992) 3 1 0 I’ve read this one before and yes, I was miffed that this series is nothing more than 4 reprints of the Thing’s team-up comic in the 80s. But, I l...
by bobashep on 8/14/2014 5:57:00 PM
Saga (2012-Present) 20 1 0 With a new plotline in this amazing comic comes plot-twists and turns. Some major characters come and some go, and this issue is packed with a lot of ...
by romevi on 8/13/2014 6:50:00 PM
Essential Spider-Woman TP Vol 1 1 0 Some of these issues are really good, especially the Marvel two-in-one issues, and the first 7 issues of Spider-woman. But when she starts to become a...
by bobashep on 8/13/2014 6:43:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 10 1 0 In Star Trek IV, the Klingons demanded the Kirk be brought to trial for his actions in the Search For Spock. Finally, after the fiasco of the Nasgul...
by bobashep on 8/13/2014 6:40:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 11 1 0 The courtroom goes insane when witnesses for the Klingons enter the courtroom- ending with the appearance by the Gangster race encountered in the orig...
by bobashep on 8/13/2014 6:40:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 12 1 0 If you’re a Klingon, the last thing you should ever do is insult Kirk’s son, who was killed by Klingons while defending Spock and Saavak. The tri...
by bobashep on 8/13/2014 6:40:00 PM
Adventures of the Thing (1992) 1 1 0 Ben Grimm travels backwards in hopes of getting himself to take this magic cure, only the younger Thing is so angry and so misshapen, he doesn’t rea...
by bobashep on 8/12/2014 5:56:00 PM
Black Science (2013-Present) 6 1 0 First off, this is a great sci fi book. It has the perfect amount of action, mystery, and grit. This issue wraps up the first story arc and doesn't ...
by tcaino74 on 8/12/2014 4:40:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Big Town (2001) 3 1 0 Seeing how threads from a story told about the future is coming to past in the comics I read now is pretty eerie. But I like it! It’s actually given...
by bobashep on 8/11/2014 5:44:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Big Town (2001) 4 1 0 I hate it when books end ambiguously and that’s the main reason I give this final chapter such a low mark. But the series itself is good and some re...
by bobashep on 8/11/2014 5:44:00 PM
Saga (2012-Present) 19 1 0 With the ending of issue 18, and trade paperback volume 3 to boot, the story takes a more relaxed approach to the characters, showing their quotidian ...
by romevi on 8/11/2014 5:33:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Big Town (2001) 2 1 0 Big Town was published in 1999-2000 and was meant to take place in the not too distant future. With Occupy, Obamacare, and the constant struggle to ma...
by bobashep on 8/10/2014 9:00:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Big Town (2001) 1 1 0 In the not too distant future, the combined intelligence of Reed Richards and Tony Stark has turned Manhattan into a utopian society. Known as “Big ...
by bobashep on 8/10/2014 8:58:00 PM
A + X (2012-Present) 17 1 0 Funnies shit I have vere read
by Punkero on 8/10/2014 2:59:00 AM
Simpsons Comics (1993-Present) TP Vol 12 1 0 This book has some hilarious moments like a story that takes place in the future after Bart goes into a coma for a badly ruptured stomach. Plus, there...
by bobashep on 8/9/2014 8:12:00 PM
Action Comics (1938-2011) 377 1 0 This issue sees Superman fighting the The Anti-Superman Gang. The gang has tried in the past to kill the Man of Steal, but each time have been thwarte...
by TheDylanCharles on 8/9/2014 10:40:00 AM
Avengers (2010-2012) HC Vol 2 1 0 , a third-tier villain has discovered where the illuminati have hidden the Infinity Gems. In an adventure that calls for Steve Rogers to bring in just...
by bobashep on 8/8/2014 6:19:00 PM
Incredible Hulk (1968-1999) Annual 16 1 0 My favorite Hulk annual, Peter David's writing here is as good as ever.
by thequestion77 on 8/8/2014 6:00:00 PM
Bizarro Comics GN 2 0 This is actually like 54 comics in one. The best and brightest Indy artists and writers team-up to provide the most absurd, strange, hilarious, and of...
by bobashep on 8/7/2014 6:18:00 PM
Batman: Arkham Unhinged (2012-2014) HC Vol 1 2 0 The Arkham series is by far the best version of Batman there is. These stories are almost as if you were playing the actual game (well w/o the game pl...
by mgiger on 8/7/2014 2:57:00 AM
Black Science (2013-Present) 7 1 0 This issue really starts the new arc off with tons of action. In fact the majority of the issue is one action sequence. Remender does a great job of...
by tcaino74 on 8/6/2014 11:37:00 PM
New Avengers (2010-2013) HC Vol 2 1 0 The Marvel Adventures Avengers is my all-time favorite line-up but now having read 2 volumes of New Avengers, I would have to say that this team is ru...
by bobashep on 8/6/2014 7:52:00 PM
Amazing X-Men (2014-Present) 7 1 0 This was very much a filler issue in the continutity. It was clear that the only point of this issue was to tread-water until the next story arc begin...
by p2mac on 8/6/2014 7:50:00 PM
Simpsons Comics (1993-Present) TP Vol 13 1 0 Simpsons Comics almost always fits the bill. They’er almost just like the TV show, just as hilarious, with awesome sight gags and crazy plots. What ...
by bobashep on 8/5/2014 6:12:00 PM
Avengers (1963-1996) Annual 21 1 0 The ending ties up some loose ends of the multi-parted origin of Kang. It also ties it that very confusing story starting Mantis from the previously r...
by bobashep on 8/4/2014 6:59:00 PM
She-Hulk (2014-Present) 6 2 0 So, yeah, what started out as a great She-Hulk title, paired with Patsy (Hellcat) has turned into an exercise in divining the story through psychedeli...
by TBAC on 8/3/2014 9:27:00 PM
Batman (2011-Present) 33 1 0 I have loved Scott Snyder's run on this Batman series, but I really felt let down by this issue. The art is fantastic as always with Capullo however....
by navik on 8/3/2014 5:36:00 PM
Detective Comics #27 Special Edition (2014) 1 1 0 Free is always nice. Sidenote: at least one, and possibly two, of the stories contained within were also in the regular New 52 Detective Comics #27 ...
by navik on 8/3/2014 5:32:00 PM
100th Anniversary Special: Spider-Man (2014) 1 1 0 Note, while the title says "Part 8 of 8," this is actually a stand-alone comic. I don't pick up many Spider-man comics, so when this came in and it s...
by navik on 8/3/2014 5:26:00 PM
Winterworld (2014-Present) 1 1 0 If you haven't tried this series yet, you owe it to yourself to do so. A new Ice Age has taken over the planet. Humanity has become ignorant of what i...
by Zerd85 on 8/3/2014 3:39:00 PM
Fantastic Four (1961-1996) Annual 25 1 0 I wish that this issue had some shining moment. With exception of the 10 ten list and the Thing story, there really wasn’t much to enjoy. The plotti...
by bobashep on 8/3/2014 3:33:00 PM
Fairest (2012-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 I enjoyed this volume but probably not as much as I should. I’m not very familiar with Japanese folklore, so I didn’t know who many of these chara...
by bobashep on 8/2/2014 9:12:00 PM
Batman Incorporated (2012-Present) HC Vol 2 1 0 I highly recommend reading both this and volume one of Batman Incorporated. It’s the best Batman story I’ve ever read and it’s proof as to why G...
by bobashep on 8/1/2014 6:43:00 PM
Batman Incorporated (2012-Present) HC Vol 1 1 0 The shining light that is Damian Wayne, the Son of Batman is beginning to wane. When several unaffiliated assassins set their sight on killing the cur...
by bobashep on 8/1/2014 6:42:00 PM
Hip Hop Family Tree Two-In-One (FCBD 2014) One Shot 1 0 The selections of volume 2 were easier to read as I am now more familiar with many of the lengthy cast of characters and some of them are starting to ...
by bobashep on 8/1/2014 6:16:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 9 1 0 The Bounty on Kirk’s Head storyline comes to a close only to find Kirk is now being court martialed in the cliffhanger. And for some reason, the ...
by bobashep on 7/31/2014 9:40:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 8 1 0 So, the biggest, baddest Bounty Hunter, this side of Boba Fett is a cross between John Cleese and the Terminator. It’s kinda wacky- but it really wo...
by bobashep on 7/31/2014 9:39:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 7 1 0 WORTH CONSUMING! The crisis ends- but while things seem good, I know it won’t stay that way for long. The Nasgul finally peak my interest putting...
by bobashep on 7/31/2014 9:38:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 6 1 0 In the real world, the whole crew would be court-martialed and drummed out for how it is handling this crisis! R.J. is awesome. I can’t wait to see ...
by bobashep on 7/31/2014 9:37:00 PM
Star Wars: Rebellion TP Vol 1 1 0 WORTH CONSUMING! Taking place between Episode IV and VI, Rebellion focuses on the career of Tank, a little known childhood friend of Luke’s whose ...
by bobashep on 7/31/2014 9:36:00 PM
Hip Hop Family Tree (2013-Present) GN Vol 1 1 0 This is a very good book with an interesting story that’s has piqued my interest in learning and listening more about early hip hop. The art is very...
by bobashep on 7/31/2014 9:23:00 PM
Batman: Time and the Batman (2011) TP 1 0 As with most Morrison's work I found myself a little lost. Not that its a bad story but to me its just kind of stuff thrown together with any purpose
by mgiger on 7/29/2014 9:28:00 AM
Thor (1966-1996) Annual 17 1 0 This isn’t the Thor we all know and love. Odinson has somehow been replaced with a bearded construction worker named Eric. This is probably the leas...
by bobashep on 7/28/2014 6:53:00 PM
Cabinet (2014) GN 1 0 Historical fiction/horror and completely original. This book goes nowhere near the oft-relied on tropes of the horror genre and takes a path of it's ...
by chipreece on 7/28/2014 12:55:00 PM
Captain America (1968-1996) Annual 11 1 0 Hoping to return to his home time, Cap must team up with another fellow Avenger, Gilgamesh- only this Gilgamesh is from a time prior to becoming an Av...
by bobashep on 7/27/2014 12:54:00 PM
G.I. Joe Yearbook 4 1 0 This is a very good story with great art and dialogue. Cobra is at its best when they’re slimy and trying to backstab each other. Plus, I don’t kn...
by bobashep on 7/26/2014 10:27:00 PM
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 2 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