Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
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
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
Star Wars Omnibus: Wild Space TP Vol 2 1 0 In this collection, Jabba and his majordomo Bibb Fortuna scour the universe wheelin', dealin', and schemin' their way through the Outer Rim. Then...
by bobashep on 2/7/2016 9:43:00 PM
Marvel 1602: Fantastick Four (2006-2007) 1 2 0 Don't know if it's because of Peter David's writing or not, but I enjoyed this series more then the 1602: New World series. A great look at the Fantas...
by Bascok on 2/6/2016 11:07:00 PM
Marvel 1602: New World (2005-2006) 1 2 0 Found this to be a good series, but not as strong a story as the first 1602 series written by Neil Gaiman. It is still an enjoyable series continuing ...
by Bascok on 2/6/2016 10:54:00 PM
Marvel 1602 (2003-2004) 1 1 0 This was an amazing series with an alternate look at the characters in the Marvel Universe. A great read and a must have for any collection
by Bascok on 2/6/2016 10:45:00 PM
I Mage 1 1 0 This was a pleasant surprise. Picked it up from the Previews recommendation. It is well written with beautiful art and a story that i can't wait to re...
by Bascok on 2/6/2016 2:57:00 PM
Supreme Power (2003-2005) 2 1 0 This was an amazing story written by J. Michael Straczynski. Picking up before Squadron Supreme was formed it tells the origin stories of the Squadron...
by Bascok on 2/6/2016 2:54:00 PM
Morbius: The Living Vampire (1992-1995) 1 1 0 This issue pulled me in quickly. I had barely known who Morbius was, but after this issue he instantly became one of my favorite characters.
by TheThreeShadows on 2/3/2016 4:26:00 AM
Classic Star Wars (1992-1994) TP Vol 3 1 0 The final adventures of the Rebel Alliance chronicled by Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson is collected in this Dark Horse treasury from the mid-9...
by bobashep on 2/2/2016 10:04:00 PM
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000-2009) TP Vol 22 1 0 The original Ultimate Spider-man run comes to a close with some of the most thrilling and deadly adventures ever faced by Peter Parker. At first, ever...
by bobashep on 2/1/2016 9:34:00 PM
Chew (2009-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 This 2009 book has everything I look for in a series. It's got humor, a compelling mystery, great action, and it's got heart... and lungs...and spleen...
by bobashep on 1/31/2016 8:39:00 PM
Ms. Marvel (2006-2010) Annual 1 1 0 Very funny & entertaining issue!!
by gitboxrox on 1/31/2016 2:07:00 AM
Old Man Logan (2016) 1 1 0 This was awesome. I am a huge Logan/Wolverine fan. I own and have read literally every comic he has starred in. This shoots towards the top of the lis...
by jonervin26 on 1/30/2016 8:50:00 PM
Old Man Logan (2015) 1 3 0 Good issue. A good re-intro, one of the better Battle World tie-in series.
by jonervin26 on 1/30/2016 8:48:00 PM
Snowman: 1944 Special (1997) 1 1 0 When we last left Tommy Gunn, his Nazi hostage had been killed by the Snowman. Though Tommy seemed to hate to see her go, there didn't seem to be any ...
by bobashep on 1/30/2016 12:19:00 PM
Snowman: 1944 (1996-1997) 3 1 0 Tommy Gunn is on the run for his life from both the Nazi army and the ancient evil of the Snowman. With the Panzer destroyed, the American pilot's onl...
by bobashep on 1/28/2016 7:30:00 PM
Snowman: 1944 (1996-1997) 2 1 0 The Snowman has been unwittingly unleashed and none are safe! Now downed fighter pilot Tommy Gunn and his Nazi hostage are in for the fight of their l...
by bobashep on 1/28/2016 7:15:00 PM
Snowman: 1944 (1996-1997) 1 1 0 I enjoyed both sides of this comic from the now defunct Entity Comics. It was an original premise that mixed Old West folklore with the terrors of Wor...
by bobashep on 1/25/2016 9:17:00 PM
Classic Star Wars (1992-1994) TP Vol 1 1 0 Reprints the newspaper strips of 1980-84. The stories were exciting and I was riveted. There was one thing that really bugged me storywise and that w...
by bobashep on 1/24/2016 12:16:00 PM
Axe Cop: Bad Guy Earth (2011) TPB 1 0 When an evil planet appears in the sky, ready to wipe out the earth, it's just the beginning of another epic madcap adventure starring Axe Cop and fri...
by bobashep on 1/23/2016 10:58:00 AM
Jack of Hearts (1984) 1 1 0 This entire series was amazing, and was my first glimpse into the Marvel cosmic universe.
by Bascok on 1/23/2016 3:26:00 AM
The Animaniacs Get DeZanitized GN 1 0 Relive the very first episodic adventure of the Warner Brothers (and Sister!)- Yakko, Wakko, and Dot (She's the cute one!)- in this 1996 graphic novel...
by bobashep on 1/22/2016 8:24:00 PM
Bart Simpson (2000-Present) TP Vol 4 1 0 Among some of the awesomeness contained within is a time-travelling adventure with Prof. Frink back to the early days of Homer and Marge, the epic sea...
by bobashep on 1/18/2016 6:20:00 PM
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes (1977) TP 1 0 Collections like these are beautiful discoveries when you can locate them. And like everything beautiful, it's in the eye of the beholder. But this is...
by bobashep on 1/17/2016 9:39:00 PM
Amazing Spider-Man (2015-Present) 1.2 1 0 This mini-series is horrible. The completionist in me feels compelled to purchase it because it is in the Amazing run but this is utterly bad. I wish ...
by mbach on 1/17/2016 3:04:00 PM
Origin II (2014) 5 1 0 bad artwork totally scattered storyline with to many gaps
by orsbournwraith on 1/15/2016 2:21:00 PM
Origin II (2014) 4 1 0 bad artwork totally scattered storyline with to many gaps
by orsbournwraith on 1/15/2016 2:20:00 PM