Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Hilda and The Stone Forest (FCBD 2016) 1 1 0 Hilda, Akissi, and Fantasy Sports are reccomended for readers aged 6-11 but adults will enjoy these tales. I highly praise Hilda and Akissi. But the j...
by bobashep on 7/29/2016 11:45:00 PM
Doc Savage (1988-1990) 16 1 0 Part 2 of the story is as good as the first, but sloppy coloring again detracts. I still can't get behind Doc's new crew.
by dix on 7/29/2016 9:48:00 PM
Doc Savage (1988-1990) 15 1 0 Great story, and decent enough art, but some sloppy color separation detracted from the book. I'm afraid I also have to say that what's a Doc Savage s...
by dix on 7/29/2016 9:44:00 PM
Detective Comics (1937-2011, 2016-Present) 715 1 0 Part two of the story started in 714 (A World for Burning). Every bit as good as the first half of the story, with a very cool escape in the end. Exce...
by dix on 7/29/2016 12:20:00 AM
Ultimatum (2009) 1 1 0 GREAT book, both story and art. Although some of the panels were just a little too dark for my ancient eyes to fully enjoy the killer art, it suited t...
by dix on 7/28/2016 11:30:00 PM
Demon (1972-1974) 7 1 0 Great First Appearance of Klarion the Witchboy by the legendary Jack Kirby as artist and writer.
by Masked Marvel on 7/28/2016 8:30:00 PM
Green Arrow: Futures End (2014) 1 1 0 Fabulous cover, horrendous interior art. I don't know what the pencils looked like, but the inking/shading killed it, and I don't mean that in a good ...
by dix on 7/28/2016 12:45:00 AM
Flashpoint: The Outsider 1 1 0 In 1960, a city in India was mysteriously wiped off the face of the earth. There was only one survivor- a chalk-white newborn with armor plating skin....
by bobashep on 7/27/2016 11:47:00 PM
Aquaman (2016-Present) 2 1 0 Great book both story and art. Of course I'm a big Aquaman fan. The only complaint I have is that the dang fool didn't kill Manta. When will the good ...
by dix on 7/27/2016 7:44:00 PM
Ultimate Comics: Enemy (2010) 1 1 0 Nice art. I don't know enough about the Ultimate universe to understand their Fantastic Four yet, but the story was okay. The destruction of any Roxxo...
by dix on 7/27/2016 1:30:00 AM
Invaders (1975-1979) 5 1 0 Roy Thomas is one of my favorite writers, and this is, as usual, a good story. Has a great "what the hell are doing" start, only after going into why ...
by dix on 7/27/2016 1:14:00 AM
Havok and Wolverine: Meltdown (1989) 1 1 0 A couple of months ago I was perusing the dollar bins at my local comic shop when I stumbled upon this gem. I did a double take as I checked out the c...
by grfanboy on 7/26/2016 10:22:00 PM
Ultimate Marvel Team-Up (2001-2002) 12 1 0 Nice telling of the story of Doctor Strange, but it could have used more issue specific story. Absolutely horrible art, especially the people. I give ...
by dix on 7/26/2016 9:57:00 PM
Archie (2015-Present) 1 2 0 My wife's only tie to the comic world was through Archie. Go figure! I couldn't wait to bring this one home and read it with her. Absolutely fun and p...
by grfanboy on 7/26/2016 9:51:00 PM
Micronauts (2016-Present) 1 1 0 I rate it average because I wasn't blown away by this comeback issue. If a teenager getting into comics asked me for a recommendation I would might di...
by grfanboy on 7/26/2016 9:33:00 PM
Captain America Steve Rogers 2 1 0 I don't know if I was more excited about Cap's mysterious history with Hydra or the Red Skull with Professor X's brain storyline. I thought for sure t...
by grfanboy on 7/25/2016 10:44:00 PM
Captain America Steve Rogers 1 1 0 Good to see so many 9 and 10 ratings. I'm not a die hard Captain America fan and I haven't collected him previously. However, my interest of course wa...
by grfanboy on 7/25/2016 10:18:00 PM
Flashpoint: Grodd of War One-Shot 3 0 Without the Flash around, Gorilla Grodd easily overthrew the rulers of Gorilla City and eventually all of Africa fell afterwards. Grodd should be ecst...
by bobashep on 7/24/2016 9:56:00 PM
Totally Awesome Hulk 8 1 0 Much to my surprise, I enjoyed this book a lot. I like the characters and story, and the art is good. Banner's attitude about being "cured" is believa...
by dix on 7/24/2016 12:47:00 AM
Daredevil (2016-Present) 9 1 0 Good book! I really like Daredevil and Spider-Man together. The art lacked detail, but suits Daredevil. The filled in with dots (don't know the techni...
by dix on 7/24/2016 12:37:00 AM
Uncanny X-Men (2016-Present) 10 1 2 Coming into the story at issue 10 makes it rather hard to follow exactly what's going on, but I'm really tired of X-Men "world changing/mutant kind on...
by dix on 7/24/2016 12:14:00 AM
Marvel Hip-Hop Variant Sampler 1 1 0 Pictures of covers. Came in a mystery box, or I'd have never bought it.
by dix on 7/23/2016 11:54:00 PM
Batman (1940-2011) 524 1 0 The art was terrible, and the second half of the story even more disappointing than the first. If you are going to try and scary Batman to death, you ...
by dix on 7/23/2016 4:26:00 PM
Batman (1940-2011) 523 1 0 The art was okay, though I'm not real fond of the style except for the depiction of the Scarecrow, which looked good. The story, especially for one wi...
by dix on 7/23/2016 4:20:00 PM
Kamandi (1972-1978) 18 1 0 Jack Kirby's books are just fun. Nothing complicated about this particular story. Cocky kid hero against arrogant, stupid ape troops, suddenly forced ...
by dix on 7/23/2016 3:55:00 PM
New Mutants (1983-1991) 67 1 0 Great example of what was great is '80s comics. My first read of The New Mutants, and I like the characters. Great story and good art.
by dix on 7/23/2016 3:19:00 PM
Extraordinary X-Men 9 1 0 Artwork was a bit jumbled
by MattMan on 7/23/2016 11:04:00 AM
Grumpy Cat & Pokey (FCBD 2016) 1 1 0 Grumpy and Pokey have great comedic timing with each other. Whether it's Pokey's attempt at turning the duo into superheroes or his trying to convince...
by bobashep on 7/22/2016 9:35:00 PM
Strange Sports Stories (1973-1974) 4 1 0 Simplistic stories, decent art.
by dix on 7/21/2016 9:51:00 PM
Flashpoint: Lois Lane and the Resistance 1 1 0 Issue #1 was an action packed look at the underground movement in Europe following Aquaman's destruction of most of the continent. Now with the Amazon...
by bobashep on 7/21/2016 5:11:00 PM
Captain America: Man Out of Time HC 1 0 This unique look at Captain America's earliest days back from the frozen brink was very clever and well thought out. I liked that the editor's decided...
by bobashep on 7/20/2016 1:26:00 PM
Flashpoint: Deadman and the Flying Graysons 1 2 0 Haly's Circus was performing in Central Europe when Aquaman decided to unleash his fury on the human race and flooded much of Eastern Europe. The perf...
by bobashep on 7/19/2016 11:10:00 PM
Harley Quinn and Her Gang of Harleys (2016-Present) 1 1 0 This book was just plain fun. Well written and quite good art. I particularly loved the "Hipster Mafia." Their shops and various foods and products we...
by dix on 7/18/2016 1:59:00 AM
Ultimate X-Men (2001-2009) 57 1 0 Finishes the "The Most Dangerous Game" story that runs through issues 54-57. Half the X-Men succeed in their mission, and I love that half the X-Men f...
by dix on 7/18/2016 1:47:00 AM
Ultimate X-Men (2001-2009) 54 1 0 The story was told well, and the art is good, but the condemned prisoner "hunting party" theme is old hat. I'm not sure how many "reality shows" there...
by dix on 7/18/2016 1:37:00 AM
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000-2009) Annual 2 1 0 Very good art and story. I haven't followed the Punisher much, but he did seem particularly brainless and brutal in this book. Maybe it's just somethi...
by dix on 7/18/2016 1:03:00 AM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 12 1 0 Scooby and the Gang are mysteriously summoned to the rooftops of Gotham. Thinking that Batman has secretly asked for their help on a case, the detecti...
by bobashep on 7/17/2016 8:34:00 PM
Flashpoint: Wonder Woman and the Furies 1 3 0 Witness the origins of the Atlantis-Themyscira War in the pages of Wonder Woman and the Furies #1. Love lost, treason, deception, and murder. This iss...
by bobashep on 7/17/2016 9:55:00 AM
Flashpoint: Deathstroke and the Curse of the Ravager 1 3 0 Another exciting chapter in the Flashpoint universe. Normally, Deathstroke is a tough as nails assassin and the constant scourge of the Teen Titans. N...
by bobashep on 7/16/2016 9:48:00 PM
Joker Last Laugh Secret Files 1 1 0 While imprisoned in a ultra-high level security facility, the Joker learns that he’s got terminal brain cancer. Armed with the knowledge that his da...
by bobashep on 7/15/2016 9:13:00 PM
Aw Yeah Comics! (2013-2014) TP Vol 1 1 0 A very fun read. Now that I know about the real life Aw Yeah Comics shops, it makes the reading of these books much more enjoyable. This volume is ess...
by bobashep on 7/15/2016 9:10:00 PM
Batman: Arkham Knight- Batgirl & Harley Quinn 1 1 0 The whole creative team on this book is great. The stories and art are both very good. One of the books I could read over and over.
by dix on 7/15/2016 12:04:00 AM
Ultimate Marvel Team-Up (2001-2002) 6 1 0 I can hardly call this a Team-Up when Spider-Man is barely mentioned in the beginning of the issue, and on a completely unrelated last page. The art i...
by dix on 7/14/2016 11:44:00 PM
Locke & Key (2008-2014) HC Vol 5 1 0 Joe Hill does a fantastic job with the plotting and helping everything finally start making some sense. The art continues to amaze and no matter how s...
by bobashep on 7/14/2016 9:29:00 PM
Secret Invasion: Requiem (2009) One-Shot 1 0 Janet Van Dyne, AKA The Wasp, has died and now ex-husband and long-time lover Hank Pym finds himself in charge of clearing her estate. Wanting to make...
by bobashep on 7/14/2016 9:22:00 PM
Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint 1 2 0 This first issue was quite different from the other tie-ins. There's a ton of cameos from DC's B and C list of characters. Instead of being a dull iss...
by bobashep on 7/13/2016 2:02:00 PM
Flashpoint: Citizen Cold 1 2 0 How can you best define Leonard Snart? Rogue? Ruthless Killer? Hero? In the Flashpoint universe, he's all three. As the costumed vigilante, Citiz...
by bobashep on 7/12/2016 7:53:00 PM
Tales of the Green Hornet (1990) 2 1 0 What waste of a decent story. The art is mediocre at best, and the coloring scheme is the worst I have ever seen. Like pick a color for a page, or blo...
by dix on 7/11/2016 10:01:00 PM
Tales of the Green Hornet (1990) 1 1 0 What waste of a decent story. The art is mediocre at best, and the coloring scheme is the worst I have ever seen. Like pick a color for a page, or blo...
by dix on 7/11/2016 10:00:00 PM
Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown 1 1 0 During World War II, the Allied Forces had a secret weapon- the Creature Commandos! The Unit was comprised of a genetically altered vampire, wolf man,...
by bobashep on 7/11/2016 6:37:00 PM
Lady Rawhide (1995-1996) 4 1 0 Well, the writing of #4 is just as bad as the first three, and the editing is worse. It's too bad, because the art is good.
by dix on 7/7/2016 11:01:00 PM
Ant-Man & Wasp (2011) 1 1 0 Ant-man and the Wasp have reteamed for the first time ever! It’s not your father’s Ant-man and Wasp and ironically, the book actually mentions tha...
by bobashep on 7/7/2016 9:19:00 PM
Ant-Man & Wasp (2011) 2 1 0 Using a Sleepwalker/ human hybrid, AIM has kidnapped one of Hank Pym’s inventions. I say kidnap because the invention is a computer simulation of He...
by bobashep on 7/7/2016 9:15:00 PM
Ant-Man & Wasp (2011) 3 1 0 Turns out AIM didn’t want “Heaven” after all. They just stole it in order to recruit Hank Pym to their criminal organization. Now trapped by AIM...
by bobashep on 7/7/2016 9:11:00 PM
Flashpoint: Abin Sur - The Green Lantern 1 2 0 There's a lot of questions that need to be answered in this Flashpoint miniseries tie-in. Why are the Guardians so weak to act in interplanetary confl...
by bobashep on 7/6/2016 9:05:00 PM
Lady Rawhide (1995-1996) 1 1 0 So-so writing. Poor use of occasional big words and bad editing of phrases used and spelling. The art work is quite nice. The books had great potent...
by dix on 7/6/2016 8:01:00 PM
Flashpoint: Batman - Knight of Vengeance 1 1 0 A great first segment by Brian Azzarello (Joker.) Next to Scott Snyder, Azzarello has become the definitive gritty Batman writer in the past 2 decades...
by bobashep on 7/5/2016 5:34:00 PM
Booster Gold (2007-2011) 45 3 1 Stranded in the Flashpoint, Booster and his drone sidekick, Skeets, are mistaken for an Atlantean scout unit. Fearful of an attack from Atlantis, the ...
by bobashep on 7/4/2016 8:36:00 PM
Shadowman (1992-1995) 13 1 0 I really had no idea what to expect in this comic, I pulled it from the discount bin at Half-Price Books, and i am glad I did. The story is mature, th...
by yoregoy on 7/3/2016 10:03:00 PM
Wild Girl (2005) 3 1 0 I need to get issues 1 and 2 to figure out what is going on. The art on pages 14-21 was awesome! The secondary story that the issue ended with has my...
by yoregoy on 7/3/2016 9:37:00 PM
Green Arrow (1988-1998) 13 2 1 Who else is amused by "Sherwood Florist"? I love how Mike uses humor to space out the drama so it isn't all serious story (page 21 panel 2-4)
by yoregoy on 7/3/2016 8:32:00 PM
Green Arrow (1988-1998) 12 1 0 Page 4 panel 4 looks like letterer John Costanza worked his name into another part of the comic other than the credits. As always a fun read with nice...
by yoregoy on 7/3/2016 7:46:00 PM
Green Arrow (1988-1998) 9 2 0 As with the other issues of Green Arrow, this was very fun and well executed. I enjoyed page 3, panel 2(?) that included have a Stephen King book in t...
by yoregoy on 7/3/2016 6:52:00 PM
Booster Gold (2007-2011) 44 2 0 The events of this issue immediately follows the miniseries Time Masters: Vanishing Point. In that story, a group of heroes lead by Booster Gold and R...
by bobashep on 7/2/2016 9:32:00 PM
I Hate Fairyland (2015-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 I really thought that this might be an entertaining book to take with me to work and read during lunch. Folks, this is not the type of book you should...
by bobashep on 7/1/2016 5:15:00 PM
Flashpoint (2011) 1 3 0 Barry Allen awakens in a world that is not his own. He's no longer a speedster. He beloved Iris West is in the arms of someone else. And his mother is...
by bobashep on 6/30/2016 6:21:00 PM
Flash (2010-2011) 12 2 0 This is it! The final chapter on the Road to Flashpoint! Hot Pursuit's allegiances and the true culprit behind the age accelerating death of the Elong...
by bobashep on 6/27/2016 2:28:00 PM
Flash (2010-2011) 11 1 0 The Flash comes face-to-face with the multiverse literally as he pursues the mysterious motorcycle driver known as Hot Pursuit. Meanwhile, a blast fro...
by bobashep on 6/27/2016 2:26:00 PM
Flash (2010-2011) 9 4 0 It's the day of the Flash Family picnic and Barry Allen is about to leave his overworked crime lab when he gets the call to investigate the death of a...
by bobashep on 6/27/2016 2:23:00 PM
Flash (2010-2011) 10 1 0 The Flash comes face-to-face with the multiverse literally as he pursues the mysterious motorcycle driver known as Hot Pursuit. Meanwhile, a blast fro...
by bobashep on 6/25/2016 9:19:00 PM
Green Arrow (1988-1998) 7 1 0 I found it interesting to see that all but 4 pages used a fill color for the gutters rather than going with white.Page 3 holds a lot of visual interes...
by yoregoy on 6/25/2016 7:48:00 PM
Area 88 (1987-1988) 2 1 0 This might grow on me. The art is cool, not sure about the story yet. I will hunt for more issues to see how i feel about this.
by yoregoy on 6/25/2016 7:36:00 PM
Polyglot & Spleen (2006-2008) 5 1 0 Maybe if i had issues 1-4 i would have a clue as to what is happening. The art is cool and minimal, but the story leaves me scratching my head.
by yoregoy on 6/25/2016 6:41:00 PM
Archangels: The Fall (2004-2005) 1 1 0 My rating of a 4 out of 10 should in no way be though of to indicate anything wrong with the art, story, colors, paneling or any of the technical meri...
by yoregoy on 6/25/2016 6:25:00 PM
Green Arrow (1988-1998) 3 1 0 I continue to be impressed with the art in these, and that the traditional panel counts is ignored for clarity and the word and though balloons are pl...
by yoregoy on 6/25/2016 6:04:00 PM
Flash (2010-2011) 8 2 0 hough this isn't considered part of the Road to Flashpoint storyline, this issue is included in the Road to Flashpoint trade and it's an important pie...
by bobashep on 6/22/2016 9:40:00 PM
Doctor Who Graphic Novel (2004-2013) TP Vol 17 1 0 These are the rarest of the Doctor Who comics to find. Published from the British publisher Panini Press, unless you find a comic book store willing t...
by bobashep on 6/21/2016 9:15:00 PM
Secret Files: President Luthor 1 1 0 I’ve read the story in which Luthor is elected President on the United States. I’ve also read his downfall in the pages of Superman/ Batman. Now, ...
by bobashep on 6/20/2016 9:12:00 PM
Feynman (2011) HC 1 0 From Feynman's odd hobby of picking locks while at Los Alamos to his attempts to join a Carnival krewe in Brazil, it didn't matter if the subject was ...
by bobashep on 6/19/2016 11:32:00 PM
Time Warp (1979-1980) 1 1 0 Time Warp only lasted 5 issues and though they weren’t massive hits, they’ve formed a sort of cult status among collectors, especially those of an...
by bobashep on 6/19/2016 11:09:00 PM
Green Arrow (1988-1998) 2 1 0 Unlike the comic book violence of the popular CW show Arrow, Green Arrow reads more like a gritty police procedural like Law & Order: SVU. An enjoyabl...
by yoregoy on 6/16/2016 11:29:00 PM
Showcase Presents: The War That Time Forgot TP Vol 1 1 0 Follow the adventures of the brave fighting men of the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marines as they take on the Imperial Japanese during the Second Worl...
by bobashep on 6/16/2016 10:19:00 PM
Pink Panther (FCBD 2016) 1 1 0 This book, published by newcomer American Mythology Comics was a great time machine back to my youth. It was very fast paced and lots of fun to read. ...
by bobashep on 6/16/2016 9:48:00 PM
Old Man Logan (2016) 7 1 0 This has been the best Wolverine series in many years! This issue was the end of a great story arc. I'm looking forward to the next one!
by jonervin26 on 6/16/2016 4:45:00 PM
Kabuki: The Alchemy 3 1 0 I pulled this issue from a bargain bin in a used book shop. While I enjoyed the mix of various media used to present the story (and enjoyed the book w...
by yoregoy on 6/15/2016 9:17:00 PM
All-New X-Men (2013-2015) TP Vol 6 1 0 If you like stories that involve time travel- then All-New X-Men is the series you’ve been looking for. But if you also like for your time travelers...
by bobashep on 6/14/2016 5:57:00 PM
Sergio Aragones Funnies (2011-Present) 8 1 0 I think the best part of this issue is of a true story in which Aragones was tasked one year with arranging the annual MAD Magazine editors retreat to...
by bobashep on 6/13/2016 9:13:00 PM
Daredevil (2014-2015) TP Vol 4 1 0 The Autobiography of Matt Murdock signals the end of the epic run of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, whose art is exceptional and his vintage style, I thi...
by bobashep on 6/12/2016 10:02:00 PM
El Diablo (2008-2009) 1 1 0 Get this comic while it is a bargain. The first appearance of the Suicide Squad's El Diablo!!
by Masked Marvel on 6/10/2016 9:45:00 PM
Gwenpool (2016) 1 2 0 Much like Deadpool's cloaked and ambiguous start, Gwenpool has a long way to go in her development. Certainly a great quirky official launch. Looking ...
by grfanboy on 6/8/2016 1:55:00 AM
Daredevil: Yellow (2001-2002) HC 1 0 While this story recalls the origin of Daredevil, this is more of a chronicle of the doomed love affair between Matt and his secretary, Karen Page. Ka...
by bobashep on 6/5/2016 1:58:00 AM
Escape From Jesus Island (2013) 1 1 0 I'm not big on the indy scene but this is def worth a read. Gives laughs and an amazing horror story. Very unique and original tale.
by mgiger on 6/5/2016 1:31:00 AM
Cardboard (2012) HC 1 0 TenNapel is so good, his books are destined for Disney Pixar status. The characters are real, full of emotion and pathos that transpires on the page....
by bobashep on 6/3/2016 10:47:00 PM
Black Panther: The Most Dangerous Man Alive (2011-2012) 529 1 0 I originally picked up this issue because of its numbering continuing off of Daredevil. The issues were hit and miss but this, being the final one, wa...
by Porter22 on 6/3/2016 1:04:00 AM
Fables (2002-2015) TP Vol 18 1 0 The prophecies of Ambrose are beginning to come true. As one of Bigby and Snow’s children trains to become the Great North Wind, another child (Ther...
by bobashep on 6/2/2016 8:20:00 PM
Adventures of Supergirl 2 1 0 Kara Danvers' co-worker and BFF Winn is arrested at Catco for doxxing; the illicit release of personal data. Once arrested, more incriminating charges...
by bobashep on 6/1/2016 7:56:00 PM
Tick's Big Tax Time Terror (2000) 1 1 0 The Tick comes into a giant windfall due to a tax loophole. Meanwhile, Barry, the evil Tick, discovers that someone has been stealing his credit card....
by bobashep on 5/29/2016 10:41:00 PM
DC Universe: Rebirth 1 2 0 this 80-page one-shot not only resets the DCU, it pays tribute to over 30 years of stories and art inspired by the Marv Wolfman/ Perez maxi-series fro...
by bobashep on 5/29/2016 10:04:00 PM
Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened HC 1 0 A really cool anthology concept: you take some of the hottest indy talents around, give them an old-timey postcard, and have them craft a story based ...
by bobashep on 5/29/2016 2:00:00 PM
DC Universe: Rebirth 1 2 0 *spoiler free review* Just wow people.. Wow... I sat at my desk .. alone .. reading this masterpiece and wept on my reader copy (that's why we get mor...
by kyle_rayner2814 on 5/27/2016 9:37:00 PM